Wednesday, March 21, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Archbishop John Carroll High School
211 Matsonford Road
Room 300 (SKDS Cafeteria)
Radnor, PA 19087 (Delaware County)
The “Rock your Sock-Hop” will include students from Saint Katherine Day School as well as their partners from the Archbishop Carroll “Best Buddies” program. With 175 members, it is the largest student run organization on-campus.
Students from Our Lady of Confidence Day School (OLC), also one of four Schools of Special Education in the Archdiocese, will wear their bold and mismatched socks to school on Wednesday in honor of WDSD. OLC along with Bishop McDevitt High School have a “Best Friends” student organization, which is the largest student activity group at the Wyncote based high school.
Also on March 21st, Saint Katherine and Our Lady of Confidence have invited students in the 17 high schools throughout the five-county Archdiocese to join them in this initiative by wearing boldly colored mismatched socks and posting photos on official school social media accounts using the hashtags #WorldDownSyndromeDay and #AOPSRockYourSocks.
World Down Syndrome Day, is a global awareness campaign established in 2012. The date for WDSD being the 21st day of the 3rd month, was selected to signify the uniqueness of the triplication (trisomy) of the 21st chromosome which causes Down syndrome.