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After receiving an award in June 2017 for outstanding contribution, Kells Elementary was even more motivated than usual to exceed our previous donations to the N.D.G. Food Depot for the Halloween ‘WE Scare Hunger Campaign’. By taking part in action campaigns for WE Schools, Kells Elementary is making a difference both locally and around the world.

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A national award winning charitable organization, Let’s Talk Science, offers unique learning opportunities to engage students in science, technology, engineering, and math. Local program volunteers from Concordia University held a workshop at school for Ms. Cammalleri’s science classes and shared their enthusiasm for science.

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International Day is a long standing tradition of fun and learning at Kells, and this year was no exception as students and their families enjoyed celebrating the diversity of the school population. Students in grade 6 were asked to select a social issue which plagues their country and use critical thinking and problem solving skills to find a solution. When Joel Goldenberg of The Suburban heard about their insightful ideas, he was inspired to attend and see their projects first hand. Our students truly are the change we wish to see. 

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After a study of bees, kindergarten to grade two students buzzed with excitement as they headed to the Intermiel Honey Farm for an authentic learning experience. Students learned about bee society and the life of a beehive, the importance of pollination, the role of the beekeeper, and the extraction of honey.

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Students in Grades 3-6 welcomed a special guest from Free the Children today. Talitha Tolles, of the We Stand Together initiative, spoke to our students about Aboriginal rights, acceptance, and equality.

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