“In the tender compassion of our Lord The dawn from on high shall break upon us, to shine on those who dwell in darkness And the shadow of death, And to guide our feet into the way of peace.”

- Luke 1:78, 79

About Mr. Andrew Da Silva

Mr. Da Silva received his Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Education degrees from the University of British Columbia. Mr. Da Silva began his teaching career at St. Edmund’s before leaving to discern priesthood at Seminary of Christ the King and Madonna House in Ontario. Following this time, he spent 3 years teaching at Lumen Veritatis Academy in Ontario. Over his teaching career, Mr. Da Silva has taught Grade 6, was a Math and Science specialist, taught Latin, PE, Library and Computers. His hobbies include birding and playing guitar. He is currently the Applied, Design, Skills and Technology teacher and Kindergarten music.

Recent Posts

Grade 5 – Hour of Code

Mr. Andrew Da Silva Computers

In this unit, you will look at how people interact with technology.  You will design a Minecraft world that moves and acts similar to reality, but programming characters to act randomly and exercise certain functions or commands by themselves. Use the link below to go to Minecraft Designer CLICK HERE for Hour of Code Minecraft Designer  

Grade 7 Hour of Code

Mr. Andrew Da Silva Computers

Khan Academy Drawing with code.  Student will use math and javascript to program simple shapes and drawings. https://www.khanacademy.org/computing/hour-of-code/hour-of-drawing-code/v/welcome-hour-of-code  

Skating Consent Form

Mr. Andrew Da Silva Classes, Events, News

The PA Skating Party will be held on Tuesday, December 18th. For more information see attachment and consent form.  Some basic information, please take note of the following: The Skating Party will be held at Moody Park Arena located at 701 8th Ave in New Westminster (next to New Westminster Secondary School). Grades 2, 3, 5, 6 skate from 9:30 am …

Grade 4 – Copy and Paste Practice

Mr. Andrew Da Silva News

The Vision of Pope Leo XIII October 13, 1884   Exactly 33 years to the day prior to the great Miracle of the Sun in Fatima, that is, on October 13, 1884, Pope Leo XIII had a remarkable vision. When the aged Pontiff had finished celebrating Mass in his private Vatican Chapel, attended by a few Cardinals and members of …