January 22 to 26

Spirit Wear Notice

Unfortunately certain items that staff and students have ordered are on back-order and the delivery date is postponed. More details to follow as they become available. Thank you for your patience.

Tamil Heritage Month: Thai Pongal

According to the Tamil calendar, January 14, 2017 is the start of the Tamil New Year during the month of “Thai”. On this day Tamils around the diaspora will be celebrating Tamil New Year and Thai Pongal, the Tamil harvest festival. Thai Pongal is the most important and widely-celebrated festival amongst Tamils around the globe. Thai Pongal is a time to give thanks for the blessings of the previous year and a time to look forward to the New Year. We would like to wish our Tamil community a happy Thai Pongal!

Tamil Heritage Month: Volunteers Requested

January is recognized as Tamil Heritage month. This year at Beckett Farm, we will be having various workshops, displays, and festivities showcasing and introducing our staff and students to the Tamil culture and heritage. If you are interested in being a workshop presenter or would like to help in any other way, please contact Ms. Logendran at (289) 746-3276 (Ext.226) or sriniranthari.logendran@yrdsb.ca by January 12th, 2018.

Saree/Cultural Attire Day: Tuesday Jan. 23

In celebration of Thai Pongal and Tamil Heritage Month, We will be havingSaree/Cultural Attire Day on Tuesday, January 23. We invite all students and staff to dress in a Saree, Kurta or in attire representative of their own culture.