Support for Peace

We caught a few of our Student Support Services staff before they dispersed to schools this morning!  Great ongoing support to help stop bullying and to promote peace! The world is definitely ‘prettier in pink!’photo-1

ESL Audit

Thanks to Dana, Dorothy, Mary and Jenny (missing) and the awesome staff at Upper Halfway, Duncan Cran, NPSS, and Prespatou ~ for their support during our ESL audit this past week!  Couldn’t have done it without you!

“FRIENDS for Life” Training

Preparing educators to support students to cope with fears and worries.  Addressing anxiety!
F – feelings, R – remember to relax, I – can do it!, E – explore solutions,
N – now reward yourself, D – Don’t forget to practice, S – Smile, stay calm.

Welcome Dianne Stuart!

The President of the Canadian Inst for Reading Recovery visited to provide professional development for our Reading Recovery teachers, Leader and program!  Dianne is an experienced classroom teacher, school principal and system administrator for Special Education. She has served as the National Director of Reading Recovery from 1995-2003. Additional experience includes working as an adjunct lecturer at the Ontario Institute of Education/University of Toronto and a Consultant for Heinemann Publishing.