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MONTREALíS ANNAKIN SLAYD TO BE A SPECIAL GUEST AT LEONARDO DA VINCIíS KINDERGARTEN GRADUATION

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Second to last day of classes: Wed. June 23, 2011
MONTREALíS ANNAKIN SLAYD TO BE A SPECIAL GUEST AT
LEONARDO DA VINCIíS †KINDERGARTEN GRADUATION

MONTREAL, JUNE 21, 2011-† On Wednesday, June 22, †the kindergarten class of Leonardo da Vinci Academy in RiviŤre des Prairies (12025 Andrť-Dumas Street) will be celebrating their kindergarten graduation hip-hop style.

Annakin Slayd, emerging Montreal hip-hop artist and graduate of the English public school system, will be attending the Leonardo da Vinci Academy Kindergarten graduation ceremony at 9:30 a.m. to join in with the five-year-olds

Four Kindergarten classes will be performing Go Publique! an original rap song and music video written by Slayd, and the signature video in the Quebec English School Board Associationís (QESBA) 2011 ad campaign promoting Quebecís English public education system.

Teachers Paola Casale, Monique Imbeau, Noreen Di Maio and Kelly Lee Bourget encouraged the students to learn the song. The students will also be presented with diplomas, gifts and a luncheon with their parents to celebrate their graduation into Grade 1 next year.


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Michael J. Cohen
Communications and Marketing Specialist
English Montreal School Board
Tel: (514) 483-7200 ext. 7243
Fax: (514) 483-7213
E-mail: mcohen@emsb.qc.ca