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The Power of Pink

March 13, 2018
Staff and students throughout Alberta participated in Pink Shirt Day on Feb. 28. The annual anti-bullying event originated in Nova Scotia in 2007 when two high school students encouraged their classmates to wear pink as a show of support for a student at their school who had been bullied for wearing a pink shirt.
Daisy Black was one of a number of students who read friendship poems or quotes at Father R. Perin School in Janvier (120 kilometres south of Fort McMurray). 

Amanda Green, a Grade 7 teacher at Ecole Coloniale Estates School in Beaumont, with her children Ailee and Aidan.
Students in Katlin Strand’s Grade 3 class filled hearts with compliments for their classmates. Strand teaches at Big Rock School in Okotoks.

At Anzac Community School-Bill Woodward School, kindergarten student Jaxon Smith gets in on a photo with phys-ed and sciences teacher Tessa Dagenais (centre) and kindergarten teacher Skylar Canning.

Students and staff at St. John Paul II school in Grande Prairie.





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