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Lightly School Social Justice Project for a School in Guyana

The ladies on Lightly Colony sewed 97 pencil cases, each embroidered with a students’ initials and the Canadian flag, for the Buxton Youth Developers school in Guyana. The students then filled the bags with basic school supplies, a class photo and a personalized letter. Teacher bags were also made up for teacher bags. Laurie Oughton, school principal at Lightly School, will be taking these supplies on a trip to Guyana this week. Along with these supplies she is taking soccer… Read More

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A Trip to Remember: Vimy Ridge & Vimy Oak

On April 12th the Grades 5 to 8 students travelled to the Manitoba Archives to view a limited showing of many documents, maps, letters, war correspondence, and read about personal stories from the Canada’s defining battle at Vimy Ridge. The Manitoba Archives welcomed us as the only class to attend this event which was for only one day. The students participated in scavenger hunts, read stories from the battlefield and searched the maps to identify enemy trenches and allied trenches.… Read More

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Woodlands School: Intergenerational Relationships

Throughout the school year the Woodlands Grade 7 & 8 students have been meeting with residents from Oak Park Lodge & Oak Park Estates in order to foster intergenerational relationships through a variety of activities and conversations.  The program culminated with a visit to the school for tour and a series of entertaining presentations by the students.    

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