On Friday, January 11th, we’ll be hosting our annual LFA Student Art Show, featuring the work of our talented artists in Grade 8 through 12. It will take place at the school from 6-8pm, and will showcase a wide variety of imaginative artwork, ranging from canvas paintings, jewelry, ceramics, recycled sculptures and much more. All are welcome!
Spotlight on Sports is a new feature from our Athletics Department, which will highlight some of the amazing athlete and team accomplishments that characterize our Athletics Program at LFA. This week's spotlight on our LFA Fall Sports focuses on Cross Country.
Little Flower Academy’s Senior Field Hockey Angels settle for fifth in British Columbia after a fantastic AA Provincial Championship, where they only lost a single game. The team came together at the right time, playing some truly inspired field hockey. The highlight of their tournament emerged in two truly astonishing games against JL Crowe, from Trail, BC.
Our Senior Choir will be "caroling for a cause" this year! You can support our LFA Senior Choir as they participate in this year's "Yuel Duel - Carolilng for a Cause" on Thursday, December 6th in Gastown, Vancouver.
The 3rd iteration of LFAMUN took place on Saturday, October 13th at LFA. This excellent day conference, organized by our very own LFA students, gave delegates a chance to practice their public speaking and debate skills, review MUN procedure and have some fun!
It has been really fun for many of us at LFA to watch the amount of attention and publicity that Kat Jayme '06 has received for her recent film, Finding Big Country. Not the least of which is seeing LFA basketball footage in the trailers! The film had an enthralling world premier at the VIFF. In addition to a planned second showing, they've added another because of the demand.
The Senior A Field Hockey Angels were perfect at the UBC Tournament, winning each of their games and capping it with a convincing win in the gold medal game over a capable and determined Argyle team. The win gave them a repeat championship at this tournament.
Sofia Rieger-Torres '21 has been chosen to be one of the speakers at the TED Youth talk to be held on September 28, 2018 at the historical museum inside the Gulf of Georgia Cannery, Steveston, BC. Sofia will speak about her first hand experience in personal interatction with medical professionals, as part of the wider theme, "The discovery of the unknown beauty."
A second win in two days for our Senior A Field Hockey Angels against cross-street rival York House was well earned as both teams are very closely matched. The win was also the Angels second of the day, as they wrapped up the Polar Bears Tournament on Saturday, finishing fifth.
"Word Vancouver", a festival of reading and writing, is coming up on September 30, 2018. The event will take place in and around the Central VPL library. Very excitingly, it will feature LFA alumna Jane Whittingham '02, who is a children's book author.
This year's Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) will feature the world premier of Finding Big Country: a film by our own Kat Jayme '06. Take a moment to enjoy the official trailer--you can see why the film is creating all sorts of buzz. The permier is on Sunday, September 30 (VIFF website for more information).
In addition to his numerous duties, Richard Cannon keeps our school grounds in pristine condition with the help of parents. September 8th is one of our first opportunities for you to log some PA volunteer hours as you're invited to assist with our yard cleanup.
The Parents' Auxiliary does amazing things for our school. One of their biggest roles is managing the volunteers that make LFA run smoothly. To do this, they use their very own Parent Volunteer Website to sing up to volunteer to help and to track your volunteer hours. Have you logged on?
The Sisters of St. Ann are a congregation that has been actively living their mission longer than Canada has been a country. Little Flower Academy is just one of the many active ministries set in motion by these amazing women.
We would like to thank all families for their support in school fundraising activities. As we continue to rely entirely on philanthropy for major campus improvements like this year's STEAM Lab expansion and Library upgrades, your generosity has made a profound impact. When students arrive back in September, they will see a number of really positive changes to the campus.
In addition to our thanks for all your support this year, there is important information on the upcoming PA Annual General Meeting, deadline for recording volunteer hours, and September's Welcome Back BBQ.
LFA's STEAM program presents to you the Technovation Team 2017-18! Technovation is a global competition that involves teams of female students creating a mobile device application, a business plan, video pitch and a live venture pitch. Our LFA team took a unique approach that reflects the ambitious nature of our girls and catupulted them into the regional Technovation compeition at SFU.
The Achieve Anything Foundation teamed up with the Royal Canadian Navy to give young women a chance to explore opportunities in Aviation, Aerospace, Marine & Defense, and other STEM-based fields to reduce gender disparity. Our own Athena Pucovsky '19 applied and was chosen to take part in the opportunity to spend a day on the HMCS Regina.
Anna Mazurenko ‘19 was accepted into the Stanford Pre-Collegiate program for Chemical Physics. This highly-intensive program is taught by Stanford students and professors and includes visits to the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to see first-hand how scientists study chemistry in modern labs. Congratulations, Anna! We look forward to hearing about your experience.