Early start in computer programming at Hour of Code

Step two squares forward, stop, turn right. If the sheep is woolly, shear it. Those are the kind of commands students at Duke of Connaught Public School coded on Dec. 7 for the Hour of Code. If they got it right, a blocky Minecraft character jumped for joy on their phone or laptop screen, thrilled […]

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The Beach Village BIA presents Halloween on Queen on Sunday, Oct. 26. Visit Kew Gardens, at Queen Street East and Lee Avenue, and Ivan Forrest Gardens, on Queen at Glen Manor Drive, for face painting and Halloween hair-do’s, pumpkin decorating and carving contests, music, and fortune telling. Entertainment includes performers from Zero Gravity Circus, variety […]

Students and seniors connect through art

In a special class at Duke of Connaught Public School, Jenny and Olivia sit side-by-side knitting dishcloths from multi-coloured yarn. As knitting goes, it’s as simple as it gets – three plain stitches, three purl, 51 to a row. For Olivia, a Grade 7 student, it’s a step up to her next project: scarves. Truth […]