Michelangelo International Celebrates National Child Day 2018

Anna Colella and Sabrina Francischiello, Michelangelo International Daycare Educators This year Michelangelo International Elementary School celebrated National Child Day on November 20th by participating in the Equitas Annual Postcard to Parliament Campaign that gives children an opportunity to share their ideas with the Prime Minister of Canada. The children wrote a message and illustrated the…

Dante: Walk for Water

Mother Earth was on our side today for our global event, “WE Walk for Water!” gracing us with perfect weather. We walked 2 kilometres with our filled backpacks, mimicking the weight of carrying heavy tubs of the water, in solidarity for girls and women who have to do this several times per day to get…

Nesbitt: Lunchtime Slime

Who knew slime could be so profitable! That’s what the Grade 5 and 6 students at Nesbitt daycare discovered this past February when they held a lunchtime fundraiser for the “We Scare Hunger Campaign” by selling homemade slime! One Wednesday afternoon, the Grades 5 and 6 students in the Nesbitt daycare WE Club, went to…

Honoured to Win Human Rights Education Award

The EMSB’s B.A.S.E. Daycare Program and Spiritual Community Animation Service were honoured with the 2017 National Play it Fair! Award from Equitas, the International Centre for Human Rights Education. Every year, Equitas acknowledges the contribution a Canadian organization, school or municipality has made towards promoting the advancement of human rights education. The recipients of the award are…

Play it Fair! Community Action Projects

For the second year in a row, B.A.S.E. daycare students in the “Supporting Children as Leaders Through Play it Fair!” program identified an issue they would like to work on in their school community and used new leadership skills to complete their Play it Fair! Community Action Projects (CAPS). These projects focused on creating iMovie…

Play it Fair! Celebrations

Approximately 200 B.A.S.E. Daycare students spent the year learning about and then applying their human rights through the “Supporting Children as Leaders Through Play it Fair!“ program. At the end of April, Gerald McShane, Michelangelo International and John Caboto Academy students celebrated all their hard work with their fellow students, families and Play it Fair! Leaders from…