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02/15/2019

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Over one thousand activities for youth

For HSD 2019, Montreal stakeholders organized over 1000 activities to celebrate school perseverance. 

It would be impossible to mention every one of the activities that took place all over the Island of Montreal, but here are a few examples. 

 

I AM THE PERSEVERANCE SUPERHERO OF MY DAYCARE

The 4–5-year-old group of CPE Les Crayons magiques got a good understanding of perseverance, since they experience it in their daycare.

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(Photo: CPE Les Crayons magiques)

 

ESPAT CHALLENGE

This huge challenge involves every high school in the Commission scolaire de la Pointe-de-l’Île. Teams must run 600 metres, relaying as necessary, for 30 minutes. The messages conveyed are teamwork, asking for help if you need it, and healthy competition.

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Academos celebrates 20 years of helping keep young people in school

On February 12, Academos took advantage of HSD to unveil its 20th-anniversary programming. Attendees also heard accounts from two mentorship pairs, who described what their experience brought them. See the organization's blog for an overview of the event and a look at upcoming activities. (in French)

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(Photo: Academos)

 

3,000 families to visit the MMFA

On February 13, the Montréal Museum of Fine Arts donated family passes to two regional consulting authorities, Réseau réussite Montréal and the Regroupement lavallois pour la réussite éducative, to give museum access to 3,000 families. Both organizations will give the passes to their local supporters and partners, who will distribute them to families.

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(Left to right: Johanne McMillan, coordinator of the Regroupement lavallois pour la réussite educative; Thomas Bastien, director of health and well-being at the Montréal Museum of Fine Arts; Andrée Mayer-Périard, executive director of Réseau réussite Montréal)

 

WEAR YOUR COLOURS PROUDLY

For HSD, DOD Basketball produced a video inviting student athletes to wear their colours proudly. Click on the image below to watch the video (in French).

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DÉPART À @9

All year long, Horizon Carrière/CJE Viger Jeanne-Mance presents original and inspiring videos about school perseverance. Click the image below to watch the videos on the Horizon Carrière/CJE Viger Jeanne-Mance Facebook page (in French).

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LAUNCH OF THE TOGETHER AT SCHOOL PROGRAM

In the lively atmosphere of Dorval-Jean XXIII high school, the 2019 edition of the Alouettes de Montréal program Together at School was launched, along with students at the school and Alouettes players, who will be meeting students to encourage them to stay in school. 

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FROM ART TO DANCE: MOVEMENT, HARMONY, SILENCE

The Société de Saint-Vincent de Paul organized a vernissage for a multidisciplinary dance and art therapy project created by 13 students at Saint-Henri high school. Over the course of eight workshops at the Grands Ballets studio, the students developed social skills by creating large-format paintings inspired by body language and movement.

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For more examples, see the Official HSD Calendar.

Thank you to all our HSD organizers!

 

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