Day 2: Laurelwood PS Week of Giving teaches social responsibility

Students at Laurelwood PS sat quietly, anxiously awaiting the start of the daily assembly for their Week of Giving. It was Thoughtful Thursday, where students raised money to contribute to the Kitchener Conestoga Rotary Club turkey drive in partnership with House of Friendship. Laurelwood Lightening Leaders organized an exciting assembly that would see teams of […]

Jean Steckle PS are Stars in Talent & Giving Back

Students at Jean Steckle Public School in Kitchener put on quite a show at their very first Steckle Stars Talent Assembly. Students, staff,  and family members gathered in the gym, and were treated to a wide variety of talents from the Steckle Stars. Student emcees introduced each act, and interacted with the audience throughout the show. Members […]

Lackner Woods PS spreads the gift of giving

Staff and students at Lackner Woods Public School know the importance of helping others, which is why they were involved in a week-long charitable event called, Week of Giving. The holiday season can be hard for many families and individuals in the Waterloo Region, so they decided to do what they can to help those in need. […]

Laurelwood PS impacts community with their Week of Giving

For 18 years, Laurelwood Public School has supported the Waterloo Region by participating in their annual Week of Giving campaign. The tradition first started when, then, vice-principal Wendy Brum saw an opportunity to directly make a difference in the Region, and to teach students the importance of giving back. This campaign has had such an impact on past […]

Lester B. Pearson PS makes a big food bank donation

At Lester B. Pearson Public School, they believe each and every student has the ability to make a positive difference in the world. This difference can start simply with an encouraging word or an act of kindness. Once it starts, students have the power to grow their actions to achieve greater impact. Lester B. Pearson […]

A Week of Giving at Laurelwood PS

Starting today, Laurelwood Public School is sharing with the community by celebrating a Week of Giving. Each day students are encouraged to donate a different item for a different local charity to help make someone’s holiday season a little brighter. Munchin Monday – donation of toys and toddler clothes for babies and children Toiletry Tuesday – donation of toilet […]