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Science and Technology Launched
Eye on Science is Canada’s first magazine dedicated to publishing students’ schoolwork in science and technology.
Students can now not only create and perform science and technology activities, but can communicate their works to their peers, teachers, parents, educators, scientists and technologists.
Kitchener Student Wins Global Citizen Award
Kitchener high school student Nidhee Jadeja, 18, has won a Global Citizens Award that includes a $1,500 scholarship and a free trip to Europe for her award-winning essay on what it means to be a global citizen in the post-9/11 world.
EF Educational Tours, a well-known provider of educational tours for students and teachers around the world, awards the prize annually to winners of its Global Citizen contest. The Global Citizen Award is available to postsecondary-bound students in their last year of high school. The $1,500 prize goes toward paying a portion of their tuition.
For more information about the awards, call 1-800-387-1460 or visit www.eftours.ca.
Teachers' album nominated for Juno
The spotlight is shining on Ontario teachers Mary Lou Sicoly, George Brasovan and Paul Adams of The Just Kidding Band. The band’s Chase a Rainbow was nominated in the Best Children’s Album category for the 2002 Juno Awards. "It’s an honour for us to be nominated and to be in the company of many talented and experienced children’s entertainers," Sicoly says. She and Brasovan and a 24-student singing group from Dante Alighieri Academy in Toronto have recorded a World Youth Day song entitled Live the Dream. They performed it in Rome in April. Sicoly is a music teacher and Brasovan is the head of the arts department at Dante. Adams is a music teacher at Brebeuf College School.
Sicoly, Brasovan and Allan Molnar won a 1998 Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence.
College Council Member recognized by AEFO
In recognition of his exceptional contribution to the teaching profession, College Council member Guill Archambault has been awarded the Mérite franco-ontarien en éducation, the highest honour bestowed by the Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens (AEFO). Throughout his 33-year career, Archambault has worked at the elementary and secondary levels and held various positions at the AEFO. He has also been very active within the Sudbury community. He has been a member of the College Council since 2001. Also honoured were former AEFO president Roger Régimbal and Lise Paiement, a long-time teacher at École Samuel-Genest in Ottawa. Paiement has translated her passion for the arts into an exceptional contribution to Franco-Ontarian youth through numerous workshops and conferences. Roger Régimbal, a lifetime AEFO member, was also honoured for his dedication to his students and the wellbeing of teachers. He has been a teacher and president of both AEFO and the Ontario Teachers’ Federation.
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