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November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month

As November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month, the students of Sydney Academy arranged a fundraiser to “Put your teacher in jail” for one class period. Each homeroom class was to bring in money to their homeroom teacher. The class who raised the greatest amount would then have their teacher arrested by staff member Constable Sonya Spencer of the Cape Breton Regional Police. The teacher would then be taken to a makeshift jail in the school cafeteria.

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Congratulations to Sister Maureen Baldwin!

Congratulations to Dr. Maureen Baldwin, CND, who graduated with her Doctorate from Regis College and the University of Toronto on the Feast of Christ the King. Celebrating the occasion with the CNDs present were five members of her immediate family, as well as an aunt, an uncle and three cousins. A grand party followed at 877 Broadview Ave. 

Prayers for Paris

The UN Climate Conference in Paris starts in just a few days.

Don't forget to sign up for one hour of prayer with the Prayer Chain organized by Citizens for Public Justice. You can sign up and see who’s praying at: http://www.cpj.ca/climate-prayer. There are still lots of empty spots, especially in the second week. Click on the arrow on the calendar to see the empty slots available in week two. 

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