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Upper Canada District School Board to Celebrate
2017 Education Week


April 28, 2017 (Brockville, ON) – Schools across the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) will celebrate Education Week May 1-5, 2017. This year’s theme is Ontario’s 150th anniversary and UCDSB schools are proud to celebrate this milestone in our history through many educational events.

UCDSB schools are observing the week with a range of events from spring concerts to volunteer appreciation ceremonies. To highlight some of the upcoming events, programming for the week includes:

·  R Tait McKenzie Public School: Volunteer tribute gallery

·  Roxmore Public School:

o   Wellness Wednesdays kick-off: May 3

o   Character Assembly and 2017 Jump Rope for Heart Campaign kick-off: May 4

o   3rd Annual Volunteer and Bus Driver Appreciation Luncheon and Awards Presentation: May 5

·   Linklater Public School:

o   Canada 150 Celebration of the Arts Assembly: May 2

o   Local author presentation: May 5

o   Student participation in the Gananoque Writer’s Festival

·   Athens District High School:

o   ADHS band visits Pineview Public School and Meadowview Public School to celebrate Music Monday: May 1

o   Jack.org presentation: May 4

·   Nationview Public School:

o   Canadian Art Workshops: May 1 & 4

o   Volunteer Social: May 3

·   Vanier Public School: Music Monday performance: May 1

·   South Branch Elementary School: Canada 150 Spring Concerts: May 4

·   Caldwell Street Public School: Canada 150 event - Canadian Citizenship Reaffirmation Ceremony and artistic displays celebrating Ontario: May 4

·   Smiths Falls and District Collegiate Institute: Continuation of Restless RedHawk Café program with a performance by Fireweed

·   Centennial ’67 Public School:

o   Luncheon and Volunteer Appreciation Assembly: May 1

o   Visit to Brockville Arts Centre to experience a performance of the play Pig Mania: May 3

·   South Grenville District High School: Daily activities to celebrate Mental Health Week

·   Glen Tay Public School:

o   Collaborative Math Lesson: May 4

o   Volunteer Recognition Social: May 5

o   “Find Your Magic” Bully Awareness Show: May 5

o   “Shine Green for Mental Health” campaign

·   Benson Public School: Canada 150 celebration of Canadian art and musical/drama workshops: May 5

·   Williamstown Public School:

o   Energy Cubes – Get Up and Move kick-off: May 1

o   World Colouring Day event: May 5

·   Sweet’s Corners Elementary School:  Volunteer luncheon: May 5

·   Rideau Vista Public School:

o   Video montage of students for posting on Facebook

o   Daily “Math in Action” events

o   Welcome to Kindergarten event: May 2

o   Dance-a-thon: May 3

o   Volunteer Luncheon: May 5

The Upper Canada District School Board is proud of all of their school’s events during 2017 Education Week and is looking forward to sharing these events with our students and staff.

Posted April 28, 2017

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Contact Information
Director Stephen Sliwa
Brockville Board Office
Phone: 1-800-267-7131
Email: stephen.sliwa@ucdsb.on.ca