Community Schools in the News #clcmagic

"TEACHING SCIENCE IN HOMEWORK ZONE" PILOT PROJECT AT LOCAL SCHOOLS

These workshops, presented to elementary school students in an after-school setting, have the goal of showing science-based materials in an engaging and accessible fashion.

BUILDING BONDS

The Club Zone Lachine is the evolution of the youth community centre, a place for today’s children and teens to engage their bodies, minds and spirits. From 3:30 pm to 8 pm daily, adolescents are given a chance to socialize and enjoy a vast array of activities in a couple of classrooms of Lakeside Academy.

CARREFOUR JEUNESSE-EMPLOI DE FRONTENAC

Les étudiantes de 5e secondaire faisant partie du comité étudiants de l'école anglaise AS Johnson High School ont tout récemment déposé un projet de bénévolat au Carrefour jeunesse-emploi de Frontenac.

JAMES LYNG STUDENTS SCOUR THE 'HOODS FOR STORIES OF THE SOUTH WEST

Maya Angelou's message has gotten through to a group of students at James Lyng. They have spent the last few months scouring the neighbourhoods of St-Henri, Pointe-St-Charles, Little Burgundy, Ville-Emard and Verdun and collecting stories from residents.

LAVAL NEWS: "COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTRE MAKING AN IMPACT, NPI PARTNERS TOLD"

During Agape NPI Partners’ meeting Oct. 17 in the Cité de Santé auditorium, Katrina Driver, a development agent at the Community Learning Centre at Laval Senior Academy, gave a presentation on how the CLC is supporting student success while contributing to the vitality of English-speaking communities.

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A TRIBUTE TO PAULE LANGEVIN

This past month LEARN’s Provincial Resource Team for the Community Learning Centres (CLC) said farewell to our leader and director, Paule Langevin who retired in May.

BUILDING A COMMUNITY OF GIVERS

Quebec Association of Independent Schools - Hebrew Academy CLC

It’s the weekend, and while most students are thrilled to have a little break from school, Hebrew Academy Grade 11 student Nathaniel Ouazana eagerly returns to the building every sabbath.

CODE CLUB

Riverside School Board - Richelieu Valley CLC

The Richelieu Valley CLC (RVCLC) created free ‘coding’ clubs in its schools for students in grades 4-6. These clubs complement the lego-robotics programs currently in place at both Cedar Street School and Mount Bruno Elementary School.

COMMUNITY NIGHTS

New Frontiers School Board

The creation of CLC Community Nights across the entire New Frontiers School Board territory has been nothing less than remarkable, in helping achieve an inter-sectoral family and community support program.

ENGLISH GIRL GUIDES

Western Quebec School Board - Val d’Or CLC

Val d’Or is primarily a French community with a very small English-speaking population. Lack of services and activities in English for this small community have become an opportunity for the CLC to step up.

ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSCIOUS STUDENTS

Central Quebec School Board - La Tuque High School CLC

The elementary students at La Tuque High School entered the EcoKids Battery Busters: Waste Reduction Week Contest. 

HEALTHY SNACKS WITH WOTP

Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board - Lanaudière CLC

Joliette Elementary School, one of three Lanaudière CLC schools, runs a Healthy Snack Program for its 226 students. Students are bussed in from 26 different municipalities and many are on the school bus for up to 2.5 or 3 hours. 

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES BLANKET EXERCISE & CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

Littoral School Board - Netagamiou CLC / Harrington CLC

In early 2016, CLC Community Development Agents (CDA) at Netagamiou CLC in Chevery and Harrington CLC mobilized their schools and communities to reach out to the neighbouring Innu community of Unamen Shipu to get to know more about their local history, culture, and traditions.

PARENT-CHILD MOTHER GOOSE

Eastern Townships School Board - Richmond and Region CLC

It is a program for parents and their babies and/or young children that focuses on the “pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs, and stories together” (National PCMG Program).

READING BUDDIES

Eastern Shores School Board - Gaspé Elementary School

After attending a CLC workshop, staff at Gaspé Elementary School (GES) learned that if children do not learn to read by grade 3 that they will likely fall behind academically, socially and economically in the future.

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