Alberta Teachers' Association president Mark Ramsankar reads to a
group of Grade 3 students at Edmonton's Westbrook School during Read In
Week. Running from Oct. 5 to 9, the citywide event is aimed at creating a
greater awareness of the importance of reading.
Andrew Finlay, communications chair for Calgary Public Teachers Local
No. 38, shows off one of the 500 apples that volunteers gave away on
Sunday, Oct. 4, at Heritage Park in Calgary. Eleven teachers from the
local volunteered for the World Teachers’ Day event.
A student of the St. Mark Junior High Recreation Academy in Edmonton goes for a roll during a session of bubble soccer.
Melissa O’Connor, director of the recreation academy at St. Mark Junior
High School in Edmonton, gets warmed up for a session of bubble soccer
with students on Tuesday, Oct. 6. Aimed at providing unconventional
learning opportunities, the school’s recreation academy started three
A student at Central High Sedgewick Public School waits for the Terry
Fox Run to begin on Sept. 30. This year the school raised $6,000 for
Cory Farrell, a teacher from Charles Spencer High School in Grande
Prairie, conducts a seminar on supporting sexual minorities at the third
annual professional development day organized by the Grande Prairie
Regional College Student ATA Local No. 8.
The daylong event took place Sept. 23 and included four seminars.