Literacy Festival deemed a success

Press Release

Sacred Heart School’s Literacy Festival started with the Sioux Lookout Million Minutes of Reading Challenge, which came to a close Jan. 21 with the school successfully contributing a total of 885,751 minutes.
On Monday, Jan. 26, seven players from the Sioux Flyers came and read with junior kindergarten- Grade 3 students.
Five of these excited primary students won a ticket to see the Flyers play.
Then on Tuesday, Linda-Beth Marr came from Kenora to enlighten the Grade 7-8 students on positive body image.
Thursday, Jan. 29, was a day when students from Grade 4-8 brushed up on healthy living.
A dietitian and nurse from the Diabetes Society came to discuss what it means to live healthy in today’s world.
The Literacy Festival was a great success.
The students and families of Sacred Heart School enjoyed the exciting events and the whole Catholic community was enriched by the experiences.