Tag: Central Public School

Central PS & School Resource Officer launch anti-bullying campaign

The Grade 6 drama troupe at Central Public School teamed up with Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) Constable Douglas, their school resource officer, to present the book One in an assembly. The book is from a literacy text set purchased by their School Council to support anti-bullying education in schools. After the drama skit, Officer […]

Central PS exceeds Jump Rope for Heart fundraising goal

Despite the weather, Central Public School went on to host their annual Heart and Stroke Foundation‘s Jump Rope for Heart event. Instead of skipping outside, they held the event in the gym during physical education classes. Central PS students participated in friendly competitions such as the fastest skipper, the longest skipper, and relay skipping. The […]

WRDSB schools participate in annual Cambridge Skating Races

On Friday, February 27, hundreds of our students competed in the 85th annual Cambridge Skating Races at Galt Arena Gardens – the oldest continuous running athletic event for school children in Canada. The arena was packed with cheering fans, from family members, to friends, to education staff! As the friendly competition unfolded, a buzz of strategy chatter and […]

Students at Central PS learn about curling

Students at Central Public School had the opportunity to try a sport that is ‘sweeping’ the nation. Members of the Canadian Curling Association brought their Rocks & Rings program to Central PS which introduces the Olympic sport to elementary school students. They learned about the history of curling, how it’s played, what equipment is used and how to work as a team. […]

Central PS donates 880 lbs of non-perishable items to Cambridge Self Help Food Bank

Last week, October 6 – 10, Central Public School organized a Thanksgiving Food Drive to help support the Cambridge Self-Help Food Bank’s Fall Food Drive. As a prize, the class who donated the most non-perishable items would win an ice cream party. Congratulations to Mrs. Cutchall’s 5/6 class for bringing in 185 items! However, without the effort […]