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Nota Bene Feb. 21, 2019

Catholic Schools Week — a look back in time

By B.C. Catholic Staff

Students at Corpus Christi school in 1962. (Photos courtesy of RCAV Archives)

Many local schools celebrated Catholic Schools Week Feb. 11-15 with various events, sporting competitions, and the huge Catholic Educators’ Conference. Meanwhile, archivist Jennifer Sargent marked the event in her own special way.

Digging through the archdiocese’s vast photo collection, she found these gems, perhaps for parents or grandparents to reminisce about their days in class.

Students design a poster to celebrate the golden jubilee of St. Patrick’s Secondary in the 1970s.
Sister M. Geraldine with Grade 1 students at St. Anthony’s Elementary in Vancouver in 1963.
Notre Dame High School track meet winners in 1956.
Kindergarten students at Our Lady of the Assumption in Powell River with Sister Bertrand (Dunn) in 1959.