A book created by five Parry Sound High School students won a national Me to We contest held this past summer. Building Our Bridge: Our Journey of Reconciliation was written and illustrated by Mackenzie Elwes, Taylor Judge, Sara Burns, Dawson Bloor and Gracie Crafts. Me to We empowers youth to transform their communities, locally and globally, by shifting their thinking from “me” to acting as “we” collectively.
The book documents the history of cultural tensions at the high school and the activities and attitudes that students and teachers adopted to learn about each other to become more inclusive of Indigenous students and celebrate culture.
November 13, 2017 – The Near North District School Board is pleased to announce that West Ferris Intermediate and Secondary School in North Bay has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2017–2019 for its exemplary work of the STEAM program. [Read more…]