|SPECIAL DAY TO SAY FAREWELL TO FREDERICK BANTING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL|
MONTREAL, JUNE 13 2007- As the 2006-2007 academic year draws to a close, these are the final days for Frederick Banting Elementary School (11135 Alfred) in Montreal North.
The school will close for good, with students being directed to nearby Gerald McShane Elementary School. On Thursday, June 14 a special Farewell to Frederick Banting Day will take place beginning at 10 a.m.
Principal Evelyne Alfonsi, Commissioner Sylvia Lo Bianco and members of the teaching staff will speak. Every class will then present songs and musical pieces, followed by the unveiling of a quilt and a video. At 11:30 a.m. students will release butterflies outside in the school yard. A reception for special guests will then take place under tents.
Michael J. Cohen