On May 4, two Grade 8 students traveled for the first time to the SFU campus in Surrey to participate in the provincial French public speaking competition, Concours d'art oratoire. In this competition, students write and present French speeches to a panel of judges.
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Overbuying and misleading expiry dates cause food to be thrown out and wasted. However, this food can still be eaten. With so many Canadians going hungry and relying on food banks everyday, donating overbought or past the best before date food is doing double the deed.
The point of this visit was to get international perspectives on possible ways to solve climate change and to meet people from a different part of the world. After we were all introduced, we were separated into two calls and talked about climate change and ways to fix it.
This exchange is truly an enriching experience for the Spanish students and Southpointe families and students. It is an encounter where individuals from two different cultures share interests, experiences, stories, customs and cultural perspectives. Here’s what our home-stay families and students had to say about their experience:
The Junior School Student Council (JSSC) is pleased to announce that the last book drive in the fall was a huge success and we have decided to do another one for Reach Child Society.
The Grade 3-5 Citizenship Club students are excited to announce a special project for our playground. The Buddy Bench will provide a place for students to go to meet new friends when they are feeling lonely or left out.
As part of the Building The Future capital campaign, the Gkioulis family made a generous gift and received the naming rights for the Design Studio located on the Fourth Floor.
After the performance, several seniors expressed their gratitude towards our school and visited us backstage to thank us for our performance
The first activity my group participated in was learning how to operate a printing press. We were able to use the printing press to print our own individual designs that we had been working on. The next activity was based on the work of sculptor, Andy Goldsworthy.