Archive | 2015

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ChatterHigh – Research, Compete, Have Fun

Students in Québec will soon have access to a robust version of ChatterHigh online, where they will have fun, learn, win contests, and do fundraising—all while exploring career and post-secondary options.

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Financial Literacy Month Tools For “Talk With Our Kids About Money”

Did you know that since 2011 Canada has had a Financial Literacy Month and that it is November? In the mid-1990s, the government set in motion an extensive review and public consultations that resulted in a series of reforms to the financial sector and the creation of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC).

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Shawinigan students with Mayor-carroussel

An urban legend in their hometown

For the past seven years, the Contemporary World students at Shawinigan High School have been proposing ways to revitalize their city’s downtown core. That alone is impressive. Even more impressive is how seriously Shawinigan’s mayor and urban planners are taking the students’ ideas for sustainable development.

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The Golden Touch - performance-carroussel

Golden voices, golden opportunity

The close-to-200 students from the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board participating in the international production of “The Golden Touch” children’s book and CD have songs in their hearts, stars in their eyes and then some. Their commitment has immersed them in the world of professional music and earned them the experience of a lifetime.

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HS Billings - Entrepreneurship Day volunteeres-carroussel

Student volunteers pay it forward

“Pay it forward” initiatives at Howard S. Billings High School gave two Secondary V classes a volunteer experience they won’t soon forget. One class used an Entrepreneurship Day theme to mentor grade 6 students and introduce them to their future high school. The other class donated a day of their time to an elementary school.

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