Spreading kindness at Riverside PS

At Riverside Public School, they believe kindness is one size fits all. The school’s Difference Maker Club worked on a two-week campaign to educate students on why it is important to stand up to bullying through announcements and posters. They ended their anti-bullying awareness campaign with a school-wide assembly where students shared the story of […]

Lincoln Heights PS students share their voice

The WAYVE team at Lincoln Heights Public School put on a spectacular evening of visual art, music and singing performances, and reflection. With the help of the Ontario Ministry of Education‘s Speak Up grant, the school was proud to present VOICES, an opportunity that allowed Lincoln Heights PS students to express their voice through a […]

Path to Platinum at Glenview Park SS

Glenview Park Secondary School (GPSS) is attempting to become the first school in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) to achieve the Ontario EcoSchools Platinum Certification! For almost a decade, the staff and students at GPSS have been incorporating green practices into their school days. From Grade 9 Geography students taking on the school […]

Bridgeport PS dance-a-thon a huge success

On a cold March day, Bridgeport Public School was dancin’ up a storm inside! For approximately two weeks before their big dance-a-thon, Bridgeport PS students collected pledges to help off-set the cost of a new projector screen for their gymnasium and to provide additional resources for student learning. The fundraiser was a huge success and the […]

Silverheights PS raises the flag for Autism awareness

Each day, our teachers, educational assistants, and early childhood educators at Silverheights Public School work with students who have Autism. To help change the Autism stigma, a group of staff decided to celebrate the contributions that people with Autism make to our world and educate their students. In recognition of World Autism Awareness Day, and to […]

WODSS students interview Ontario’s Education Minister

Waterloo-Oxford District Secondary School (WODSS) had the unique privilege of having Ontario’s Minister of Education visit their school to talk more about the Free Tuition announcement the Government of Ontario announced earlier this month. Before the Minister Liz Sandals addressed the media and guests, Miss Jackson’s Grade 11 TV Studio Production class had the opportunity to […]

Forest Hill PS retires special Spirit Day jerseys

At Forest Hill Public School, students and staff have enjoyed some pretty amazing Spirit Days. In Room 1, their Sport Jersey Spirit Day has always had a special twist. Every year, the class’ Grade 1 teacher, Mrs. Lord, brings in about 10 jerseys she has at home for some of her students who either forgot or just […]

Northlake Woods PS helps open Google & meets Canadian Prime Minister

Last week, thirty-two Northlake Woods Public School Grade 7 students had the opportunity to tour Google’s newest Canadian location and meet a very special VIP – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. One of their students, Natasha, was also selected to join the Prime Minister in formally opening Kitchener’s Google location, located in The Breithaupt Block. Before […]

Manchester PS raises money for Syrian refugees

Before the holiday break, staff and students at Manchester Public School raised $1,000 to World Vision Canada to help support the incoming Syrian refugees. The money was collected through various fundraising efforts, such as a cake walk and staff potluck lunch. The Government of Canada will match their donation, which will have a significant impact of the lives […]

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 […]

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