Cooking Up French Language Skills at Elizabeth Ziegler

The smell of freshly baked cookies and the sound of French music was in the air at Elizabeth Ziegler Public School in Waterloo on April 18, as students were treated to a unique French language learning opportunity. Throughout that week, students from grades one through six had the chance to take part in a cooking class, presented by Chef à l’École, that allowed them to improve their French, along with their baking skills.

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Lackner Woods PS enjoys annual Carnaval d’Hiver

As winter came to an end, Lackner Woods Public School made sure to send it off with a fun recreation of Carnaval d’Hiver. Leading up to their outdoor event, students in all grades learned about the original and nationally known Carnaval de Québec – its history, traditional winter activities, and the significance the event has on […]

Bonhomme Carnaval surprises Clemens Mills PS

Each year, Clemens Mill Public School holds their annual French Carnaval, an afternoon dedicated to fun winter activities and the ability to experience French culture without leaving the school property. As students filed out of their classrooms, all bundled up and filled with laughter, they could hear traditional Carnaval music playing in the background. Everyone […]

Waterloo CI student wins silver in province-wide French contest

We are so excited to share that Waterloo Collegiate Institute (WCI) Grade 10 Extended French student, Matea Ceric, won silver at the 31st Concours d’art oratoire, an annual French public-speaking event organized by Canadian Parents for French (Ontario) and the Ontario Modern Language Teachers’ Association. Matea was presented her award by Jean-Marc Michalik, Canadian boxing athlete […]

Winter Carnaval de Hespeler PS

On January 29th, Hespeler Public School celebrated Quebec culture by holding their high anticipated, all day Carnaval de Hespeler! The entire school got involved and had a fabulous day full of fun, food, games and collaboration. Their goal was to bring Canadian French culture to the Immersion and Core students by letting them experience a little of […]

Lackner Woods PS joins Etienne in world-wide core French session

Lackner Woods Public School joined many other schools from around the world to be part of the first ever, world-wide interactive core french classroom with Etienne (a.k.a. DJ D.E.L.F.). Their grade five and six students sang along and participated in activities with Etienne during his 50 minute session in the comfort of their own library. It was […]