School Spotlight

Queen Elizabeth School students to take over Glanmore House for a day, April 7, 2018

Glanmore National Historic Site
Grade 7/8 Student Leadership Program students take over the Glanmore House on April 7, 2018.

March 23, 2018 – Grade 7-8 Student Leadership Program students from Queen Elizabeth School are hosting a Takeover Day event at Glanmore National Historic Site.

Takeover Day is an educational event that allows us to learn about our past, learn more about the history of Canada and our great city while being creative, having fun and developing leadership skills.

EVENT DETAILS

DATE: Saturday, April 7, 2018

TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Glanmore National Historic Site, 257 Bridge Street East, Belleville

ADMISSION: Free

Taking part in this event provides experiential learning and volunteering for the students in the Student Leadership class who learn, share and engage with others at the Glanmore National Historic Site. Some of their responsibilities will include greeting visitors, running activities and unveiling a temporary exhibit about the Munson shipwreck. Speeches from students and special guests will take place from 2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

The museum cares for an extensive collection of antique furniture, paintings and ceramics. Local history is highlighted in Glanmore’s lower level, and includes the Early Homestead exhibit and Maid of All Work: Domestic Service at Glanmore.

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: March 27, 2018 at 10:25 am