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Mental health and literacy symposium Blind View

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T h e G r a n d e
Yellowhead Public
School Division along 780.723.5734 Julie Van Ember
with (BEST) Bringing 780.542.0898
Empowered Students
Together held a Mental
Health and Literacy
In Loving Memoryoving Memory
Symposium on February
5 and 6. In L
This symposium was
held at the Parkland
High School for support
staff to learn and grow Feb 17,2015 with Love.
from the sessions, while He kept at true good humour's mark
teachers were at their The social flow of pleasure's tide:
convention. He never made a brow look dark,
Terri-Jean Baillie, Nor caused a tear, but when he died.
project coordinator for ~Thomas Love Peacock~
the BEST, organized the GYPSD along with BEST held a mental health and literacy symposium
symposium. You will always be missed
Support staff agreed February 5 and 6 at Parkland School. Back row: Tanya Byers, Bailey and close to our hearts
the sessions were some Williams, Tracey Sanders, Zara Pyr, Brianne Fahlman. Front row: Terri-Jean
of the best presented Baillie, and Ramona Munkler. Photo Deanna Mitchener Your Loving Wife.
over the years. They felt
like they were really p r o g r a m , s h a r e d s t r e s s , i n c r e a s e has changed and is
engaging with the common challenges for academic performance, c h a l l e n g i n g t h e i r
presentation and had a students and strategies and are able to better feelings of safety.
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