Xavier Montessori Lab School Marks International Day of Peace with President Hanycz

Sep 21, 2021

Xavier University Montessori Lab School students and their families marked the International Day of Peace—September 21, 2021—with songs, celebrations, and even gifts for President Colleen Hanycz. The event took place outside Our Lady of Peace Chapel on the University's Academic Mall.

Xavier's nationally and internationally recognized Montessori Lab School serves 140 students from age 3 through 8th grade.

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on Sept. 21. The United Nations General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, through observing 24 hours of non-violence and cease-fire.

President Hanycz's Instagram Post

Additional Photos

 Xavier Montessori Lab School students sing to President Hanycz.

President Hanycz in the crowd with Xavier Montessori Lab School students and families.

President Hanycz with Montessori Lab School students and their families

President Hanycz receives a painting as a gift from a Montessori Lab School student.

President Hanycz holds up her gifted painting.

President Hanycz receives a craft as a present from a Montessori Lab School student.

Montessori Lab School parent and young students.

President Hanycz appears with the Montessori Lab School Principal and Assistant Principal.
President Hanycz (center) is greeted by Rosemary Quaranta (left), the Lab School Principal, and Kathy Handorf (right), the Lab School Assistant Principal.

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