Bowmore students hit the big screen

Although the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is still months away, Bowmore Public School students are well past the editing suite when it comes to preparing their own original films for the festival. The students have created and will be submitting films to the TIFF Kids Jump Cuts Young Filmmakers Showcase, which offers them a […]

Bowmore celebrates diversity

From Arabesque to Celtic dancing, Bollywood colours to head-turning breakdancers, Bowmore Public School’s annual multicultural potluck had all kinds of entertainment on Nov. 20 – and that was after a delicious dinner that also went around the world. Here is just a sample of the many entertainers and activities at the schools popular potluck dinner: [flagallery gid=45]

Hercules finds strength at Bowmore

Six year-old Hercules Stergiou is a kid on the move. He has a new book out today, called All About Me – Hercules. With bright photos on every page, it tells the story of his year in kindergarten and all the extra things he does to live well with cerebral palsy. When he met Beach […]

News in Brief

An open house to discuss planned improvements to Williamson Park Ravine will be held tomorrow (Wednesday, Feb. 5) at L’ecole Elementaire Catholique – Georges-Etienne-Cartier, 250 Gainsborough Rd., from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Proposed upgrades to the park, located between Gainsborough Road and Wildwood Crescent, include installing a staircase on the eastern slope, a small water […]

Farmers’ market test run at Fairmount

Residents near Gerrard and Woodbine will have the chance to experience what a farmers’ market in their neighbourhood would be like, thanks to the efforts of a self-professed foodie and lover of farms and farmers. Kim Antonius has organized a one-day farmers’ market at Fairmount Park, beside Bowmore Road School, for tomorrow, Wednesday, May 29, […]

Student film takes a bite out of racism

Four young filmmakers from Bowmore Public School are winning big-screen attention for their fresh take on skin colour. Shot with a cast of real fruit puppets, Bad Apples Gone Good opens with a green apple who rolls into a new neighbourhood and gets bullied by a trio of red ones for looking different. Unfazed, the […]