Tag: Remembrance Day

Remembrance services from Clemens Mill PS and across WRDSB






Across Waterloo region today, thousands of students and staff will honour the people who fought for our freedom, sacrificed their lives, and who continue to serve Canada with ceremonies to mark Remembrance. We thank every Canadian service person for their bravery and commitment to keeping us safe. Clemens Mill Public School Each year, we showcase […]

WATCH: Remembrance Day ceremony from Laurelwood PS






Today, students and staff honour those who fought for our freedom, sacrificed their lives, and continue to serve our great nation. On behalf of the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), we thank all our Canadian heroes for their bravery and commitment to keeping us safe. You make us proud to be Canadian. Video – […]

Alpine PS reflects with Remembrance Day Assembly & ‘planting’ poppies






On November 11, Alpine Public School held a somber and reflective Remembrance Day assembly, featuring stories of a soldier long ago and of a recent past. Alia’a, a Grade 6 student, began by sharing her family’s incredible journey to Canada. Originally from Iraq, her family escaped their war torn country to come to a land […]

800 handmade poppies fill front lawn at Baden PS






In honour of Remembrance Day, Baden Public School is displaying 800 handmade poppies, by recreating the Field of Poppies originally displayed at the Tower of London. Throughout the morning, the poppies will be ‘planted’ on the front lawn of their school by each student and staff member who made a poppy and kept on display until the […]

Courtland PS recreating Flanders Fields with handmade poppies






Courtland Public School is recognizing Remembrance Day not just on November 11th, but for the entire month of November, by recreating Flanders Fields. Each school day a group of students place 30 handmade poppies on the front lawn of the school, while another group of students collects them before the end of the day. The poppies […]