As the saying goes, it takes a village. For Mt. Pleasant School’s students and staff working together to build a float for this year’s Brantford JCI Santa Claus Parade, that couldn’t be more true. The dedicated group brought to life the village the school calls home in an impressive display that showed their pride as it made its way down the parade route.
When a group discussion in one of Tollgate Technological Skills Centre’s Special Education classes back in January turned to the topic of Australia’s wildfires, students wanted to get involved and help however they could.
“Aaniin.” That was the salutation students at Delhi Public School learned recently when they were greeted by Aaron Bell, an Ojibway storyteller and member of the White Pine Dancers, who visited the school along with members of the group for a full day of Indigenous learning.
The great outdoors offers educators and students an extension of the classroom in which to teach, learn, play, and be active. Banbury Heights School hosted Take Me Outside Day at the end of October, as a way to kickstart efforts utilizing the school grounds as an inspiring learning experience with its youngest students.