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Becoming the Cross-Generational Tools of Change

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February 26, 2015

Over the years Paul Finkelstein (SNWSS) has been bringing groups of AMDSB students to first nations communities in Northern Ontario as part of the Eat Fit program. Through the Screaming Avocado this program aims to… Continue Reading Becoming the Cross-Generational Tools of Change

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The Elma Elmighties Challenge YOU to the 60 Minute Challenge

The Elma Elmighties Challenge YOU to the 60 Minute Challenge

The Elmighties are a group of grade 7 and 8 students who work with teachers, parent volunteers and health unit staff members to plan and implement a healthy school initiative called FAME (fun, active, motivated… Continue Reading The Elma Elmighties Challenge YOU to the 60 Minute Challenge

First Annual Battle of the Bots Kicks Off at D&D Automation

First Annual Battle of the Bots Kicks Off at D&D Automation

Elementary Intermediate students in Avon Maitland put their lego robots to action in D&D Automation’s first annual “Awesome Battle of the Bots” in Stratford. Over 20 Avon Maitland schools arrived bright and early to set… Continue Reading First Annual Battle of the Bots Kicks Off at D&D Automation

Scaredy Squirrel Visits Stephen Central

Scaredy Squirrel Visits Stephen Central

The students at Stephen Central Public School took part in Family Literacy Day. It was an exciting experience for all students involved and a day filled with wonderful reading adventures. Students sang songs, participated in… Continue Reading Scaredy Squirrel Visits Stephen Central

AMDSB Fanshawe Arts Dual Credit

AMDSB Fanshawe Arts Dual Credit

The AMDSB and Fanshawe College Dual Credit Arts Program recently celebrated the conclusion of this first time offering with a very successful and inspiring art exhibit. Over the course of 15 classes, 14 Grade 11… Continue Reading AMDSB Fanshawe Arts Dual Credit

Charlotte's Web the Musical - Hamlet Public School

Charlotte’s Web the Musical – Hamlet Public School

Curtain Call for the students of Hamlet Public School for their amazing performance of the schools latest musical production: “Charlotte’s Web”. Adapted from the popular children’s book of the same name, the Hamlet Public School… Continue Reading Charlotte’s Web the Musical – Hamlet Public School

This Hour Has Seven Days

This Hour Has Seven Days

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. This week, December 8 through December 14, hundreds even… Continue Reading This Hour Has Seven Days

GPS Celebrates Student Success

GPS Celebrates Student Success

The Education Quality and Accountability Office(EQAO) recognizes specific schools that are using testing data to improve teaching and student learning. This year Goderich Public School was one of only 14 schools across Ontario honoured by… Continue Reading GPS Celebrates Student Success

Board Meeting Highlights - Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Board Meeting Highlights – Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Words of Thanks from Great Lakes Storm of 1913 Remembrance Committee Paul Carroll, Coordinator of the Great Lakes Storm of 1913 Remembrance Committee appeared before the Board to thank Avon Maitland and it’s Centres for… Continue Reading Board Meeting Highlights – Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Murdoch Mysteries in St. Marys!

Murdoch Mysteries in St. Marys!

The streets of St. Marys went back in time on Tuesday October 28. The town’s downtown core was transformed into a 19th century community as the CBC Television series “The Murdoch Mysteries” came to town.… Continue Reading Murdoch Mysteries in St. Marys!