ELM CREEK SCHOOL ACHIEVES OFFICIAL UNESCO MEMBERSHIP
On Thursday, March 12th, Elm Creek School recognized their official “MEMBER” status as part of the UNESCO Associated Schools Network (ASPnet) with a special school celebration!
The school is now officially part of an international network of more than 11,000 member schools in 182 countries, whose mandate is to work together on international understanding, intercultural awareness, sustainable development, quality educational practices, and peace and human rights.
The UNESCO “Membership Celebration”, held in the school’s gym, included:
- The unveiling of Elm Creek School’s official membership certificate from the UNESCO ASPnet headquarters in Paris, France.
- Sharing of a special video highlighting UNESCO projects and activities at Elm Creek School. UNESCO Council members, Kaley D and Olivia H., created the video.
- The unveiling of our new UNESCO member school sign, soon to be displayed at the outside entrance of the school.
- Sharing of the school’s new UNESCO member flag.
- Special welcome videos by UNESCO Associated Schools Network (ASPnet) officials: Mrs. Linda Connor (Provincial Coordinator) and Mrs. Isabelle LeVert-Chiasson (National Coordinator).
- Highlights about a couple of recent projects.
- A celebratory cake for all students, staff and guests to enjoy.
A special “thank you” to all of our UNESCO COUNCIL members, along with our student body and school staff, for their efforts in striving to “make the world a better place”! These students are guided and supported by our dedicated UNESCO Lead Teachers: Ms Ashley Cook, Mrs. Crystal Martens, Mrs. Jackie de Vries and Mrs. Suzanne Godard.