Spotlights on Schools

Grade 7-8 class at Spencer Avenue ES wins awardStudents in Mrs. Gray’s Grade 7/8 class at Spencer Avenue Elementary School have won a Youth Environmental Sustainability Award. This class was nominated for the award while working on their Water Docs Action Research Project.

Spotlight Optimist International Oratorical ContestStudents from Aberfoyle Public School competed in the district Optimist International Oratorical Contest on April 12. The purpose of the contest is to inspire youth to motivate and inform others through public speaking.

James McQueen Bunny Breakfast SpotlightThe smell of syrup and pancakes filled the air of James McQueen Public School on April 8 as the school hosted their annual Bunny Breakfast.

Jael Richardson Ross MacKay visit SpotlightOn March 31, students and staff at Ross R. MacKay Public School welcomed Jael Richardson, author of The Stone Thrower.

TEPS emergency lunches spotlight

Students at Taylor Evans Public School are working together to fill up hungry bellies.

GCVI Stanley Cup SpotlightGuelph Collegiate Vocational Institute welcomed an important guest on March 29, the Stanley Cup. Guelph is lucky enough to be one of the stops on the Rogers Hometown Hockey tour.

James McQueen Dress As Your Hero Day spotlight

Inspiration filled the halls of James McQueen Public School on Friday as the whole school took part in Dress As Your Hero day.

Victory PS WDSD Spotlight On March 21, the Upper Grand District School Board participated in World Down Syndrome Day. On World Down Syndrome Day people show their support by rocking socks with crazy patterns and bright colours.

Go Pacific Rim Spotlight ImageTo celebrate Canada 150, Parks Canada wanted to showcase Canadian students through highlighting national historic sites, national parks and national marine conservation areas. Mono-Amaranth Public School students in Mrs. Thompson’s grade 8 class have submitted a video to Parks Canada.

PCPS Access4All grant spotlight

Grade 6 students at Parkinson Centennial Public School are hoping to create a new outdoor playground and classroom.