Education Week is an annual event celebrated across the Grand Erie District School Board; this year the week is celebrated from Monday, May 1 to Friday, May 5, 2017. The purpose of the week is to highlight the excellence in student learning across Grand Erie schools. Education Week is also held during the same week as Mental Health Week. The theme for Education Week is aligned with Mental Health Week: Yes I Can – Growth Mindset.
Education Week Kick Off - Student Talent Show - Thursday, April 27, 2017
The event will be held at no cost on Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at The Sanderson Centre and will kick-off Education Week and Mental Health Week and showcase the exceptional talents of our Grand Erie students. Hosted by Student Trustees, Brett Newman and Elizabeth Marr, the show highlights schools engaged in the performing arts.
Participating schools include: McKinnon Park Secondary School (concert band), Pauline Johnson Collegiate and Vocational School (music and song by the developmental delay and multi-handicapped classes), Central Public School (bucket drumming), Ecole Dufferin (ukulele ensemble), Walsh Public School (dance), Lansdown-Costain (choir), Agnes G. Hodge (dance), Ecole Confederation (song), Port Rowan Public School, Grandview Public School (dance), Princess Elizabeth (song and video), Major Ballachey Public School (choir), Caledonia Centennial Public School (skipping), West Lynn Public School (dance) and Simcoe Composite School (Cheer Stars).
Bisons Alumni North Park Sports Complex’s Grand Opening - Wednesday, May 3, 2017
The sports field with new artificial turf field and track located behind North Park Collegiate operated by the Grand Erie District School Board and the City of Brantford through the terms of the Joint Use Agreement will host its official Grand Opening on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. The event will be held on the field behind North Park Collegiate-Vocational School, 280 North Park Street, Brantford at 1:30 p.m. (tentative) prior to the start of two soccer games: Girls Soccer at 2:30 p.m. and Boys Soccer at 4:00 p.m.
École Confédération’s Grand Opening - Friday, May 5, 2017
École Confederation will be celebrating its official grand opening and Canada 150 on Friday, May 5, 2017 during Education Week. There will be a student assembly from 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. The event will be held outside the school, 54 Ewing Drive, Brantford. Learn more about the Official Grand Opening here.