Tag: holiday season

‘Tis the season of giving

All month long, we have been sharing stories of our staff and students giving back in our community and around the world. Our senior team also had the opportunity to come together to give back in a meaningful way. We hope that you will join us in celebrating the season of giving. Happy holidays from […]

Trillium PS enjoys a school-wide turkey lunch

The staff and students at Trillium Public School enjoyed a lovely turkey feast, compliments of Trillium PS School Council. For the last 7 years, this meal has become a wonderful tradition and a special opportunity for the school to celebrate the holidays together. The dinner was first started by a Trillium PS parent, who had the […]

Rockway PS celebrates 25 years of holiday turkey lunch

The turkey tradition that started in 1990, continued at Rockway Public School last week. Year after year, Rockway PS School Council, students, staff, and special guests have sat together as a school family for a yummy home cooked meal. The event has had such an impact guests, that many Rockway PS alumni still talk about this experience […]

Preston PS shares the spirit of the holidays

Preston Public School is getting in the holidays by donating food and materials to the community. They are giving collected items to The Food Back of Waterloo Region and local shelters. The school did an amazing job at bringing items in; the halls are overflowing! Last week, students brought in food for the food bank. Each day was a different food […]

10 Days of Christmas at J. W. Gerth PS

J. W. Gerth Public School just wrapped up their “10 Days of Christmas” charity drive and the donations were overwhelming! Over the 10 days, their generous families donated the following: 510 food items for the Doon Community Food Collection 175 coats for babies, children and adults for the St. Marks Church outreach program 348 hats, socks and […]

SCHOOL OF THE DAY: Serbian Language School helps children in Kosovo

Giving back is the theme at our International School of Serbian Language. This month, Jelka Milivojevic and her grade 12 students organized a bake sale at Stanley Park Public School, raising approximately $820 for children in Kosovo. Milivojevic reflected on the bake sale success and expressed her gratitude and appreciation of our community to reach out and help others, […]

Laurentian PS gives the gift of smiles

Laurentian Public School students wanted to make a difference during the holiday season. Mr. Cain’s class led a “Gift a Smile” fundraising campaign to support local families that were in need of some help during the holiday season. Class 8D ran a bake sale, BBQ, collected donations and toys, completed a food drive and collected Canadian […]

Longstanding Rockway PS tradition continues

Parent council has done it again! Along with many dedicated volunteers, Rockway Public School’s students, staff, volunteers and guests enjoyed a delicious meal on Friday. The school held their annual turkey lunch, which has been a longstanding tradition of 24 years, funded by a generous and deeply committed School Council. Every year, Rockway PS students […]

25th Annual Senior Christmas Dinner at Preston HS

Preston High School (PHS) hosted their 25th Annual Senior Christmas Dinner for more than 160 seniors from local Preston retirements homes: Fairview Mennonite Home, Golden Years Nursing Home, Cambridge Country Manor, Riverbend Place, Saint Luke’s Place, and St. Peter’s Place. With the help of 160 students and 30 staff members, guests were served a traditional turkey […]