Tag: Halloween

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Committed to student belonging on Halloween, and every day.

Halloween is just around the corner and this day that can be filled with excitement for many children. Halloween is often recognized with costumes and school activities, however it is important that schools continue to create a sense of belonging for each and every student. We recognize that not all families celebrate Halloween. October 31 […]

Clemens Mill PS raises money to build Kenyan school

The global issues group at Clemens Mill Public School ran a fundraising campaign called Trick or Change to raise funds towards building a school in Kenya – the Halloween initiative brought in $456.30. To date, the Dolphins have raised $3565 towards their goal of $5000. Keep it going, Clemens Mill PS! You are making a difference!!

We Scare Hunger big success at Bridgeport PS

The Free the Children We Scare Hunger campaign has become an annual event at Bridgeport Public School, and this year Mr. Read and his Grade 6 class set a goal of collecting over 1000 lbs. of  food for The Food Bank of Waterloo Region. They challenged classes throughout the school to collect as much as they could throughout […]

Westheights PS scares hunger this Halloween

As part of Westheights Public School’s Year of Action commitment to support one local and one global charity, their Leaders in Action (LIA) team organized a month long food drive to support the Free the Children We Scare Hunger campaign. Students were asked to bring in a $0.25 donation to purchase a ballot to guess the […]

Happy 20th Halloween, Pumpkin Patrol

Pumpkin Patrol is back again – and the WRDSB is celebrating 20 years of patrolling dedication. In honour of the anniversary, WRDSB director of education John Bryant and Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) school resource officer Mike Allard took a moment to recognize and award WRDSB plumber Bob Belec and WRDSB tradesperson Doug Ferguson for their […]