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Multiculturalism, a Mural, Self-knowledge, and Teamwork

With an environment steeped in 32 different cultures, L.I.N.K.S. High School in the English Montreal School Board stands out. Multiculturalism now shouts out from a floor-to-ceiling mural depicting the island of Montreal bordered by 32 flags representing the cultures of the school’s students and staff. Working on the mural was a self-learning and teamwork experience.

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Learn and Earn: Pizza for Chatting with Mentors

Through the LBPSB’s Family and School Support and Treatment Team (FSSTT), Beurling Academy brings career mentors from the local community and high school boys together over lunch hour to chat about real-life careers. Students earn their pizza lunch by showing that they have taken notes from conversations with at least three mentors.

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Neurodiversity and Self-knowledge

The forthcoming GOAL “academic and career guidance content” (ACGC) breaks down “Self-knowledge” into three aspects: Personal, Social and Educational. Dr. Thomas Armstrong provided much food for thought for helping students develop their self-knowledge in his presentation during the recent LEECQ conference: “Embracing Diversity, Supporting Equity.” Dr. Armstrong’s defines neurodiversity as: “An idea which asserts that […]

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Dylan’s stage

The staff at Cinéma Cartier understand the aspirations of students in the adapted learning “Challenges” program at Québec High School and have offered a meaningful and fulfilling stage (work placement) to Dylan Brown, who has impressed them with his work ethic and constant improvement. They always have a great day when Dylan comes to work.

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Making a “caisse” for entrepreneurship

There’s nothing like being entrusted with other people’s money to know real-world responsibility first hand. At Chateauguay Valley Regional High School, a dozen Cycle Two students are gaining exactly that experience. In partnership with Desjardins’ Caisse du Haut-St-Laurent, they are operating an in-school student “caisse.”

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