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Stressful Sally: 10 Ways to Reduce Stress(0)

May 21, 2015

Stressful Sally: 10 Ways to Reduce Stress is a book written and illustrated by Howick Elementary students Emily de Jong and Madelyn Yungblut. The book was part of a health studies assignment where students had… Continue Reading Stressful Sally: 10 Ways to Reduce Stress

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Health and Wellness Day at LDSS

Listowel District Secondary School hosted an exciting day of guest speakers and workshops that promote mental health and wellness. This was a school wide initiative that took place over the course of the day. The… Continue Reading Health and Wellness Day at LDSS

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Northwoods Elementary Simulates a Japanese Internment Camp

Students of Northwoods Elementary School participated in a surprise simulation of a Japanese internment camp in Canada as part of a Social studies inquiry unit. This was planned as an authentic learning experience for the… Continue Reading Northwoods Elementary Simulates a Japanese Internment Camp

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These Students are Loud and Proud!

The first annual Loud and Proud Concert that was held at Stratford Northwestern Secondary School brought 350 students together to play as one band. This concert attracted music students grades 5-8 from across Avon Maitland… Continue Reading These Students are Loud and Proud!

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Healthy Eating and Education for All

Exeter Elementary School, with the help of the parent council, hosted an evening of healthy eating and education for students and their families. The event kicked off with a presentation from a Dairy Educator who… Continue Reading Healthy Eating and Education for All

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Stratford Central Student Awarded National Scholarship

17 year old Callum Hutchinson, a student at Stratford Central, has been awarded a 4-year national scholarship to attend the University of Toronto. Callum is one of only 10 recipients across the country chosen from… Continue Reading Stratford Central Student Awarded National Scholarship

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Elementary Mass Band Event is Loud and Proud!

Over 350 students from across Avon Maitland in Grades 5 – 8 will be participating in AMDSB’s first annual Loud and Proud Mass Band event. On April 28, students from several elementary schools across both… Continue Reading Elementary Mass Band Event is Loud and Proud!

Nominations Now Open for 2015 Always Learning Awards

The 2015 Always Learning Awards, formerly the Key Contribution Awards, are presented annually by the Trustees of the Avon Maitland District School Board to individuals or groups who make or have made outstanding contributions toward… Continue Reading Nominations Now Open for 2015 Always Learning Awards

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Salthaven Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Centre

Located just outside of London, Ontario in Mount Brydges, this Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre receives up to 25 to 30 calls a day regarding displaced, sick, injured, or orphaned wildlife. The calls come from local and… Continue Reading Salthaven Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Centre

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Mobile Exhibit Visits SHDHS. It’s an Honour!

“Its an Honour” mobile exhibit is travelling across the country to showcase the Canadian System of Honours, which recognizes citizens for their extraordinary achievement and service. The exhibit will stop at schools, community centres, and… Continue Reading Mobile Exhibit Visits SHDHS. It’s an Honour!