Crossing guard gets 15-year pin

On April 15 crossing guards across Toronto were honoured by Toronto Police for their service to the community at a ceremony at city hall. For Lois Young, the crossing guard at the corner of Swanwick Avenue and Main Street, the occasion marked a big milestone, as she was awarded for completing 15 years of service […]

Kimberley students sock it to homelessness

As Toronto plunged into a record-snapping freeze this February, a ‘Sock-O-Meter’ at Kimberley Junior Public School got warmer every day. Drawn by students in Carol Comeau’s Grade 2/3 class, the Sock-O-Meter showed how much money the class raised to buy warm socks for people who are homeless. One student, Winni, wrote in the Kimberley newsletter […]

JUNO nominees get students on their feet

From “Do-Re-Mi” to “Sa-Ri-Ga,” students at the Kimberley/Beaches Alternative school heard a world of music this week thanks to the Sultans of String. With a guitar, a sitar, and a six-string violin, the Sultans picked through a mix of music traditions, including bosa nova, blues and eighties rock. Besides a show, the plucky trio gave […]