School might officially be out, but the learning
continues here in Pembina Trails. Ignite3 is a division grown summer learning
Ryerson, General Byng and Westgrove Schools have
hosted the free full-day learning camp during July and August for the past few
This year, Chancellor School is
also offering the six week full-day program. Students,
including many newcomers, get the chance to strengthen their math, reading and writing skills.
A highlight is always the afternoon outings. Students are given a real chance
to explore their community with visits to local strawberry patches, public
pools and even the zoo.
Equbal Abdullah is a mother of six who arrived in Canada
from Syria in 2015. Three of her children have attended Ignite3 at Ryerson
Through a translator she shares how valuable the program
has been for her family.
“They get to learn a lot reading writing the most
importance thing is the self-confidence and making new friends. I am happy they
learn a lot of the Canadian culture and I have some free time at home,” said Abdullah.
More than 250 students are participating in Ignite3 this
summer. Our Board of Trustees proudly support this enrichment
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