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ROSLYN SCHOOL RESCHEDULES RE-ENACTMENT OF THE LAYING OF THE CORNERSTONE

MONTREAL, OCTOBER 12, 2007- Due to inclement weather Roslyn Elementary School in Westmount (4699 Westmount) has rescheduled a ceremony originally planned for today until Monday, October 15 (2:30 p.m.) at which time all students of will be joined by special guests for the re-enactment of the laying of the cornerstone 100 years ago. Principal James McMorran has planned for a horse drawn cart to deliver the stone to the front of the school.

Roslyn officially launched festivities for its 100th anniversary celebrations October 11. As part of a fundraising campaign to improve the playground and build a new play structure, donations made by parents and friends of Roslyn School to the Playground Improvement Fund have been recognized by stepping stone engraved with their family names. These stepping stones will form a path winding through in the newly rebuilt area. Karin Marks, Mayor of Westmount and a Roslyn School alumnus, was on hand for the unveiling ceremony.



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