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Education Week activities at schools

May 6 – 10, 2013 is recognized as Education Week in Ontario. The provincial theme is Moving from Great to Excellent in Education.

Here is a look at events planned at some schools.

ATHOL-SOUTH MARYSBURGH PUBLIC SCHOOL

  • Monday: Golf clinic for students in Grades 4 – 8. Artist Marg McIntrye with Grade 6 and 7 students.
  • Tuesday: Volunteer & Bus Driver Tea Social
  • Wednesday: Celebration of Dance
  • Thursday: Artist Marg McIntrye with Grade 5, 6 and 8 students. School open house in the late afternoon
  • Friday: Artist Marg McIntrye with Grade 1 – 5 students. Carnation sale for Mother’s Day, proceeds to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation

BREADNER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

  • Monday & Tuesday: Class trips to the H.R. Frink Outdoor Education Centre
  • Wednesday: Volunteer Appreciation Social. Celebration of Dance
  • Thursday: Student Talent Show

FOXBORO PUBLIC SCHOOL

  • Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: Scholastic Book Fair
  • Thursday: Celebration of Dance, 3:00 p.m. at the school
  • Thursday evening: Books & Blankets Family Literacy Night, 6:30 p.m.
  • Friday: Peg and the Yeti Dramatic Performance for JK-3 (Thousand Islands Playhouse’s Young Company) at 2:00 p.m.

PRINCE EDWARD COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE

  • Monday: Pedal for Hope celebration and assembly

PRINCE OF WALES PUBLIC SCHOOL

  • Tuesday: Celebrate the Hero with Nick Foley. Wear green to raise awareness of mental health.

QUEEN ELIZABETH SCHOOL (PICTON)

  • Monday: Grade 8 students: participating in the Skills Canada/Ontario Elementary Career Awareness Workshops in Waterloo, Ontario. Grade 6 and 7 students will participate in Pedal for Hope, with a kick-off celebration at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute. Junior/Senior Kindergarten and Grade 1/2 students will begin rearing butterflies
  • Tuesday: WildCat Cafe, featuring education through nutrition and interactive cooking. School-wide reading buddies
  • Wednesday: Wear green to raise awareness of mental health. School-wide Celebration of Dance, including students from Pinecrest Memorial Elementary School
  • Thursday: D.A.R.E. presentation (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) for Grade 6 students
  • Friday: Grade 2/3 students: Salmon Release Project, with a live release in the Coburg River

QUEEN VICTORIA SCHOOL

  • Wednesday: Community Pancake Breakfast. Celebration of Dance
  • Thursday: Community Walk

For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, kdonnell@hpedsb.on.ca

 

 

 

 

Last updated: May 6, 2013 at 10:43 am