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Peace Tree Branches Inspire at MDHS

Peace Tree Branches Inspire at MDHS(0)

June 17, 2013

Story written by Hilary Long of the Mitchell Advocate Words of comfort and inspiration will soon be a permanent fixture in the front foyer of Mitchell District High School (MDHS). These words take on the… Continue Reading Peace Tree Branches Inspire at MDHS

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The Magic of Motivation for Student Councils

The Magic of Motivation for Student Councils

One of the primary projects undertaken each year by the Avon Maitland Student Senate is to organize the annual Student Council Symposium. This event is attended by current and future members of Student Councils from… Continue Reading The Magic of Motivation for Student Councils

Practising Peace in Exeter Elementary

Practising Peace in Exeter Elementary

During Peace Tree week the students at Exeter Elementary School focused their learning on peace and diversity. They opened their minds to different holidays, celebrations & traditions that take place in their classrooms, communities and… Continue Reading Practising Peace in Exeter Elementary

Tracking Your Community Hours

Tracking Your Community Hours

Select this link to download a copy of the Community Service Tracking Form Which Activities Are Approved: Students can seek opportunities in the community by offering assistance to service clubs, community groups, charities, conservation groups,… Continue Reading Tracking Your Community Hours

Ontario’s First Student Focused, Full-time Baseball Academy

Ontario’s First Student Focused, Full-time Baseball Academy

It doesn’t quite roll off the tongue like “Tinker to Evers to Chance”, but the newly-formed, dynamic triumvirate of the Avon Maitland District School Board (AMDSB), Stratford Northwestern Secondary School, and the international Canadian Academy… Continue Reading Ontario’s First Student Focused, Full-time Baseball Academy

Making Connections Day

Making Connections Day

Earlier this spring, Avon Maitland Teachers of the deaf hosted “Making Connections Day” for grade 1-8 students with hearing loss. Making Connections Day is a day long event held each year which offers students the… Continue Reading Making Connections Day

Attack of the Veggie Monsters!

Attack of the Veggie Monsters!

Avon Public School Packing Veggies and Fruit not Jammers or Juice! Have you ever wondered how much waste is created from empty juice boxes and fruit drink containers? Perhaps this thought hasn’t crossed your mind,… Continue Reading Attack of the Veggie Monsters!

15 Minutes of F.A.M.E.

15 Minutes of F.A.M.E.

Elma Township Public School Getting its 15 Minutes of F.A.M.E. For almost five years, Grade 2/3 teacher, Sharon Vanveen, had been thinking of ways to encourage kids to be more active outside of the school… Continue Reading 15 Minutes of F.A.M.E.

Who you gonna call? The Health Busters!

Who you gonna call? The Health Busters!

There’s nothing strange in Anne Hathaway’s ‘hood ‘Cause they’ve called in… The Health Busters! Who are The Health Busters? The Health Busters are a group of crime-fighting – oops – health-fighting students and teachers at… Continue Reading Who you gonna call? The Health Busters!

New Co-op Student Web Site Marks Trans-Canada`s 50th

New Co-op Student Web Site Marks Trans-Canada`s 50th

Student site a partnership of high school Co-op program and leading production company A Stratford Central Secondary School co-op student has designed a social media web site commemorating this year’s 50th anniversary of the Trans-Canada… Continue Reading New Co-op Student Web Site Marks Trans-Canada`s 50th