201501.12
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Taste and Tradition of Greece

Education helps us mature, prosper, and develop our individuality.  It is our responsibility as a community to ensure that, generations to come understand not only their past, but also their present, so that they can successfully create their own future. Repeated funding cuts to education have created the necessity to finance essential expenses previously covered…

201501.12
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Why Choose a Greek School?

A testimonial by Dr. Aris Hadjinicolaou, MD, former student of “École primaire Socrates” Education has always been a central pillar to my development as a person, an academic, a researcher, and a doctor, and it all began at Socrates. Starting Socrates at four years of age, I am filled by nothing but fond memories of…

201501.12
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AHEPA Supports the HCGM Schools

AHEPA’s 16th annual SAINT VALENTINE’S BALL The AHEPA Family Charitable Foundation of Canada and the Montreal AHEPA Family are hosting the 16th Annual Saint Valentine’s Ball Fundraising Campaign for the HCGM “Socrates-Démosthène” School. Find all the details in their official Press Release below: The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) Family in Montreal celebrates sixteen…

201412.09
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A Message from the President – December 2014

The Holidays are upon us and this last month of the year has brought us some significant developments. I am happy to announce that the HCGM members present at the last General Assembly approved the Bank of Montreal’s offer of refinancing for the HCGM.  This new agreement will significantly facilitate our growing Organisation’s daily operations,…

201412.09
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“The Greeks – Agamemnon to Alexander the Great”

-by Constance Karvelas On Wednesday, December 10, 2014, an exclusive advance preview and world premiere of a major exhibition of Greek antiquities will take place at Pointe-à-Callière, Montreal’s museum of Archaeology and History. “The Greeks –  Agamemnon to Alexander the Great” will bring together more than 500 artifacts – brilliant examples of sculpture, painting and…

201412.09
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Le Temps des fleurs, le temps des neiges

-by Dimitri Ilias Following an intense audition period, 33 young singers from École Socrates-Demosthènes were selected for the children’s choir, and are now sacrificing their Sundays practicing and preparing for Le Temps des fleurs, le temps des neiges, the French version of the massive multi-disciplinary book/CD for children first published in English in October 2013….

201412.09
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Γιαγιάς Christmas Canes

Mary knocked over her coffee cup as she cleared the table. Her son, Peter, a student of École Socrates-Démosthène had just finished breakfast and she is in a hurry to get him to school and then get to work herself.  Christmas is Peter’s favourite time of the year.  His face is beaming as he is…

201412.09
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The feast of Lord’s Nativity

On the 15th of November every year begins the fasting period for the Lord’s feast of Nativity. It is the time to prepare ourselves in order to receive the good news of our Lord’s birth. All the texts of the Church that we chant and read during this period provide for us all the information…