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Music Literacy This Summer

Summer music camp was a hit! Grade 4-8 SRPSD students from W.J. Berezowsky, Princess Margaret and Vincent Massey public schools had the opportunity to participate in a four day SMA Summer Music Camp held at W.J. Berezowsky School in July. Students tried their hand at wind, percussion and string instruments as well as sang together in a group each day. The camp was a great opportunity for students to improve on their skills, try new instruments and make new friends.

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What did you do this summer?

It’s been a busy summer for SRPSD students with many involved in literacy, music and sport camps. Most recently Carlton Crusaders Sport Camp saw Grade 6-9 students learning about Badminton, Basketball, Volleyball, and Track and Field. Crusader Sport Camp Instructors include current Crusader Coaches, Athletes and Crusader Alumni. Each athlete receives a Crusader Sport Camp T-Shirt to remind everyone what they did this summer! SEE YOU TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5th FOR THE START OF CLASSES AND A GREAT YEAR!

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2017 – 2018 SCHOOL YEAR PROCLAMATIONS LIST

The Ministry of Education has declared September 5th as Provincial Students’ Day. It’s also the very first day of classes for all SRPSD students. We welcome you back whether you are entering Kindergarten or going into grade 12…it’s going to be a great year! MINISTRY OF EDUCATION 2017 – 2018 SCHOOL YEAR PROCLAMATIONS LIST Provincial Students’ Day September 5, 2017 International Literacy Day September 8, 2017 Youth Safety Education Day September 10, 2017 events held following week Orange Shirt Day

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Live Streaming of Dance at PACI

Prince Albert Collegiate Institute  welcomed Chancz Perry, Godknows Kubassa and the LIVE Arts crew to our school for a Ghanian dance and music workshop!  Grade 9’s participated in the workshop and the Grade 7/8, Grade 5, and Grade 1/2 classes from King George Public School participated with us. The Ghanaian Dance (and Music) workshop is facilitated by Chancz Perry and Godknows Kumassah. Godknows, a native of Ghana, brings remarkable live rhythms and syncopated beats to his drums. Chancz studied dance

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Celebrating Canada 150 and Quilting for a Cause

15 grade 5-8 students at Princess Margaret Public School along with Mrs. Kidd, have had the opportunity to be part of the Canadian Quilters Association’s “Big Quilting Bee”. The celebrate Canada 150 project CQA set a goal to have 1000 quilts made and donated to kids at the 14 Ronald McDonald houses across Canada.  The 10 quilts made by these students will be donated to The Ronald McDonald House in Saskatoon. Many thanks to The Dream Broker Program for the

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Meath Park Student and The Canada Day Challange

Emily Zbaraschuk, a grade 8 Meath Park Public School student, submitted a poem that she wrote for the Canada Day Challenge.  The contest was open to young Canadians from 8 to 18 years of age across Canada to submit their best, most dynamic drawings, photos or pieces of creative writing to celebrate Canada’s 150 years of Confederation. Emily describes her writing as “a poem that celebrates the objects, places, people, and ideas that have made Canada great and will continue to make

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Push for Change

The Push for Change campaign came to Wesmor Public High School, giving Wesmor, Westview and Queen Mary Public School students the opportunity to hear Joe Roberts speak.  Joe is a former homeless youth turned successful entrepreneur, who is currently pushing a shopping cart across Canada to help raise awareness about youth homelessness.  Twenty five years ago, while living on the streets in East Vancouver, Joe made a promise to “pay it forward” if he ever got off the streets. His

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