NFL Super Bowl champion visits New Dundee PS

Back in January, New Dundee Public School partnered with the National Football League (NFL) to pilot the NFL’s Play 60 program – a 28-day fitness program which motivates kids to move more before, during, and after school for at least 60 minutes a day. Staff from NFL Canada came to the school to help kick-off the fitness […]

Walking school bus comes to Wellesley PS

To help cut down on road traffic, Wellesley Public School would like to increase its foot traffic. Walking is a great source of exercise, it cuts down on pollution, and is an awesome way for students to meet friends, which is why the school held its first Wellesley Walks to School week! The Canadian Cancer Society […]

John Darling PS fundraises for Heart & Stroke Foundation

Promoting children’s health and funding vital heart and stroke research is an important cause to support, which is why John Darling Public School ran its 2016 Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation. To help kick-off the fundraising campaign, the Student Demo Skipping Team wowed students and staff with […]

Sheppard PS cuts their hair for cancer

Sheppard Public School showed just how much they care by cutting their hair! During a special assembly, staff, students, and some family members gathered in the gym for the school’s fourth annual “Pony Up” event. In front of the entire school, students and staff volunteered to have their long hair put into ponytails and cut off for […]

GRCI to mark 50 years with Renegades reunion

Grand River Collegiate Institute (GRCI), home of the Renegades, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend, Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4, 2016, with musical and acting talents from students, artwork, various decade displays, alumni athletic games, a golf tournament, BBQ, the opening of the drama time capsule, and so much more. On Friday, GRCI will kick off […]

Linwood PS prepares their students for high school

Every two years, Grade 7 and 8 students and parents from Linwood Public School come together and participate in an evening of learning. The program, ‘Girls’ and Guys’ Night Out,’ has been something that the Linwood PS School Council sees great value in and has been organizing this evening for a number of years. Intermediate students stay […]

W. T. Townshend PS shines light on student creativity

For one evening, W.T. Townshend Public School turned itself into an art gallery full of student art and musical talents, and welcomed in family and friends of the school community. The colours, sounds and variety of art pieces filled the school creating a rich atmosphere that had visitors inspired. One of the great things about […]

Hillcrest PS skips for Heart & Stroke Foundation

Hillcrest Public School is a small school with big hearts! This year, Hillcrest PS celebrated its 10th anniversary participating in the Heart and Stroke Foundation‘s Jump Rope for Heart, and the support couldn’t have been greater! Before the long weekend, 325 staff and students took part in a variety of skipping and other physical activities, which promoted […]

Smithson PS adds fun to Family Math Night

Family Math Night at Smithson Public School had an A+ attendance record with an overwhelming response from students and their parents! This hands-on, interactive event had more than 15 math activity stations everybody could enjoy, ranging from a reading nook with math books to problem-solving games that involved everyday math. The drop-in style evening proved to […]

The ‘force’ of generosity was strong at Millen Woods PS

It all started with a simple interest and a big mind for experimenting when three Grade 5 students from Millen Woods Public School began looking into the world of baking and recipes! Caitlin, Lauren and Claire tested their own skills by baking a few recipes which they then shared the results with their classmates to collect […]

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