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“With our new Robotics program at Pierre de Coubertin, our grade 4, 5 and 6 students are learning to build their own robots, and make them move! ”
Thank you to the PDC Community for a successful Jump Rope Fundraiser for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. We raised over $17, 000.
On June 16, 2015, officer André Lebreux came to visit our grade 4 and 5 students for a CN rail safety initiative program. One of our very own, Emma Pomponi in grade 5, wrote a short summary of her learning experience.
On April 16th, PDC had their Jump Rope for Heart event. The students took part in a fun-filled day of activities which were planned for them by our physical education teachers. The funds raised for this event all went to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Thank you to everyone who donated generously. Click here to view
New Gallery posted on Media section:
I Love to Read Week has come to an end at PDC. We would like to thank the many guests that took time out of their busy schedules to read to our students: Maya Johnson, Sabrina Marandola, Laura Casella, Suzanne Reisler Litwin, The Montreal Alouettes, Cat Spencer and Claudia Marques. Click here to view
On March 31st, the grade 5 and 6 students were visited by Eva Kuper. As a holocaust survivor, she shared with the students her many stories, and how perseverance, trust and hope allowed her to endure the ordeal.
What are human rights? What is non-discrimination? What are the steps of peaceful conflict resolution? Why is it important to know and talk about these issues?
These are just a few of the various questions that the students at Pierre de Coubertin Day Care have been tackling afterschool in their weekly Play it Fair! sessions. Play it Fair! is an educational toolkit developed by Equitas to promote human rights values in children aged 6-12 years old. Every week at Pierre de Coubertin, a different value is introduced.
The ideas, feelings, experiences, and possible solutions that are expressed and shared by the students at Pierre de Coubertin during each discussion have been absolutely illuminating.