St. Marguerite d'Youville CES celebrates 10 years in Richmond Hill

St. Marguerite d'Youville Catholic Elementary School in Richmond Hill recently celebrated its 10th Anniversary with a series of events taking place during Catholic Education Week, May 4 – 8, 2015.

On Monday, May 4, 2015, Grade 4-8 students participated in “Music Monday.” The students showcased the musical skills they have learned throughout the school year in a performance that included drums, percussion, recorders, xylophones, piano, singing and dancing.

On Wednesday, May 6, 2015, the school hosted a special Anniversary Mass performed by Father John Nosan of Our Lady of the Annunciation Parish. Former Principal, Mario Botticella was among the former staff who returned to the school for the celebration.

On Thursday, May 7th and Friday May 8th, the school’s Junior Kindergarten – Grade 3 students performed songs of joy and friendship for their family members.

St. Marguerite d'Youville first opened its doors in September 2005 under the direction of Principal, Mario Botticella. Its current Principal, Franco Rizzi, has led the school during the past seven years and has witnessed its growth into a cornerstone of the community.

"St. Marguerite d’Youville is a very warm and welcoming school,” said Franco Rizzi, Principal. “We have amazing students, great staff, and a supportive parent community. We thank everyone who attended one of our anniversary celebrations, especially the students who shared their musical talents with our school community.”