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October Metis Info online with community news and activities

The October 2015 issue of Metis Info is now online including lots of upcoming HLSL events. Don’t forget HLSL activities can also be found on our calendar.

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Remembrance Week Activities in Métis-sur-Mer

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Your Community Learning Centre

– Jennie Hurwood “It is a community organization that links the students of Metis Beach School to community members and community groups. This enhances students’ learning and their appreciation of the surrounding community as well as becoming a centre for … Continue reading

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Meet the Writers : The Secondary 1 & 2 Class of Metis Beach School

– Benjamin Leblanc Roy

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A School with No Gym

– Olivier Levesque and Zachary Samuel Fiset How can a school have a functioning physical education program without a gymnasium? This was a question that weighed heavily on the minds of Metis Beach School teachers. A few years ago, our … Continue reading

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The New Face of Metis Beach School

– Elodie Annett “Upgrading” is all everyone seems to be thinking about these days and it isn’t an exception at Metis Beach School.  Metis Beach School is a small English-speaking school which is located in Métis-sur-Mer. From Matane to Rimouski … Continue reading

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A Quiet History of Metis Beach School

– Miranda Smith and Louise Lapierre When they are told some basic facts about the history of Métis Beach School, students of the school seem fascinated. Some are surprised by how old it is, others simply by its complex history. … Continue reading

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The Shadow of a Victim

– Emily Laing and Miranda Smith What counts as “Bullying”? The law on bullying in Quebec schools defines bullying as “repeated behaviour that causes distress and hurts, intimidates or excludes someone,” (educaloi.qc.ca). We know that bullying can happen in school … Continue reading

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The Freedom Writers

– Audrey Bernier and Tanya Soucy The Freedom Writers are a group of people with an interesting story to tell. These people went to school in Long Beach in California. They were surrounded by racial tensions and gang violence. They … Continue reading

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The History of “Metis”

– Louise Lapierre There are three main theories that try to explain the origin of the name Métis. These can be summarized in three words: moitié, Mitisk and Mitioui (pronounced Metiw).

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