by Savannah Coleman, Minister of Communications
North Dundas has been a popping place over the last few weeks! There has been badminton and the beginning of track and field, the wrap up of our tapping tree journey, visitors from France, some fun, and some life skills learning inside of ND’s walls.
Badminton players of both the novice/ junior and senior teams went to Cornwall to play in a tournament. All teams from novice/junior went to quarter finals, and the boys double of Nic Guy and Austin Reeve went to quarter finals for the senior teams. The different age groups went on different days, and both days were full of fun all around with smiling students when they returned. Mrs. Hall has started training with the Track and Field team. Their first meet with be May 4th .
All of ND’s sap that students collected was boiled down with a final product of approximately 30 litres of maple syrup! With only starting after March Break, everyone is very excited to have produced this much. Mrs. Hall’s leadership class celebrated with a class pancake breakfast where students made their pancakes from scratch and used their own maple syrup. Since there is so much maple syrup, there is going to be a school- wide pancake breakfast, Thursday, April 28, where we can all celebrate together!
Our Student Senate representatives, Brooklin Begg and Sebastian Lafrance, have been around the school promoting their Green Iglu fundraiser. The Green Iglu Foundation is a Canadian charity that is designed to fight the issue of food sovereignty in remote and Indigenous communities in Canada. They aid these groups through a “Tomorrow’s Harvest Fund” where they help build greenhouses so that community members can cultivate and grow their own harvest all year! They have been asking for donations hoping to reach $217 by May 1st! Some fun things that have been happening at ND include: the grade 10 construction class made gum ball machines, a band from France came to visit us and put on a spectacular show, Health and Wellness SHSM students received training to earn their First Aid and CPR certifications, and our upcoming grade 7’s came to visit and tour our wonderful school!
Lots and lots of fun, interesting, and educational events and activities are happening at North Dundas, with the Talent Show to come!
North Dundas wishes you a great start to the spring/summer season!