The L.E.R. school held its annual Remembrance Day Ceremony on November 7th. The event featured the drumming and singing of the honor song by First Nation students and Native Support Worker Alyssa Simonson, prayer led by First Nation Elder Beckie LaBillois and teacher John Adams, piano and vocal performances by teacher John Adams and teacher Lisa Pelletier, choir songs led by Vice-Principal Cynthia Harquail, speeches and poems by student council members, and much more. Lest We Forget.
On Wednesday, October 30th the L.E.R. school community, Eel River Bar First Nation Chief Sacha LaBillois, various ERB council members along with First Nation Residential School Survivors Richard Simonson, Gladys Bjornal, Leona Lucier took part in a ceremony of drumming and singing, which culminated with a walk to honor residential school survivors.
Jeunesse Musicale will be on Thursday, March 21st to entertain our students with a muscial performance of Hansel & Gretel. Students viewed a Young Company Performance of the traditional fairy tale back in February as a prelude to the musical. This should be great!
On March 15th from 9:00-11:30 and 12:45 until 3:00, it's L.E.R.'s On My Way to K day. This means that our new kindergarten students that will be arriving in the fall of 2019 will get to visit L.E.R., go on a bus ride, and partake in a number of activities to determine their kindergarten readiness levels. It's going to be an exciting day!