The Near North District School Board is excited to announce that on Thursday, June 7th, 2018 the West Ferris Intermediate and Secondary School STEAM program will be hosting staff from District School Board Ontario North East as part of a scheduled Apple Distinguished Schools site visit. The Director of Education and representatives for the Board of Trustees will be in attendance at 8:45 a.m. on June 7th, 2018 to greet our distinguished guests.
The site visit will focus on showcasing student activities and highlighting how STEAM teachers have been successful creating engaging cross-curricular projects. This visit will mark the beginning of an ongoing collaboration between the Near North District School Board STEAM program and both teachers and administrators from District School Board Ontario North East, as they work towards creating a STEAM program of their own.
Apple Distinguished Schools are centres of leadership and academic excellence that demonstrates APPLES’ vision for learning with technology and are considered by APPLE to be some of the most innovative schools in the world. West Ferris Intermediate and Secondary School has been designated as an Apple Distinguished School due to staffs’ continued encouragement of students to be innovative and enthusiastic, while providing opportunities to explore cross-curricular relationships between math, science and technology.
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