This past semester students from Ottawa’s Nepean High School once again participated in Project of Heart, marking the second time in two years their school has partnered with POH. Four Grade 9 Geography classes designed a total of 300 tiles in commemoration of the young lives lost at the Ridgemont Home for Children in Whitehorse and Pine Creek Indian Residential School in Manitoba.
Here’s what teacher Leigh Williamson had to say about the experience: Continue reading Nepean High School takes POH challenge for the second time →
Report by Leigh Williamson, Outdoor Education Teacher, Nepean High School
A cross-section of engaged and enthusiastic grade 10 students at Nepean High School in Ottawa undertook the Project of Heart this fall. Our Outdoor Education class started off by taking a broad look at racism, stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination to lay the foundation. We watched a brief NFB video called “For Angela”, which helped to differentiate between those terms and their meanings. Continue reading Nepean High School remembers Ermineskin and Lac La Biche residential schools →