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Remembrance Poster & Literary Contest 2020

UPDATE for ZONE LEVEL: Three of our students did very well at the Zone level competition. Eve Mulligan came in first for her colour poster and Dasha Papkov came in first for her essay. Both will advance to the District level. Liv Rodger came in second for her B&W poster. All three were  honoured at the Zone Awards Assembly in February. Congratulations to all!
Eve and Liv at the Legion Zone Awards Ceremony


UPDATE for DISTRICT LEVEL:
Eve Mulligan's colour poster came in first at District and advances to Provincial. Dasha's essay came in second place at District.

South Carleton students had a terrific showing in the Remembrance Poster and Literary Contests again this year. The students were presented with their prizes by Youth Officer Elizabeth Douville and Service Officer Jack Lemyre at the annual ROSSS Christmas luncheon on December 13. Two of our winners had to rush off as they were performing in the Dance Show!

Senior Essay
1st place: Dasha Papkov

Senior Poem
1st place: Dasha Papkov
2nd place: Anneka Ceresia

Senior Black & White Poster
1st place: Liv Rodger
2nd place: Chanika Ouimet

Senior Colour Poster
1st place: Eve Mulligan

The first place winners will advance to Zone level competition. We wish them luck!
Two winners of the Remembrance Contests, with E. Douville and J. Lemyre Three of the winners of the Remembrance Contests, with E. Douville and J. Lemyre




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Legion Wall of Honour

The Richmond Legion promotes and encourages SCHS students to participate in our programs and activities:

The Legion Remembrance Day Poster and Literary Contests. Final entry date is Friday, November 15, 2019. Cash prizes for 1st , 2nd and 3rd place. Contest details are available in the school. Be a part of Remembrance Week this year.

Get your name on The Legion Volunteer Roster. The Poppy Drive is October 26, Saturday morning. Your Legion veterans and Legion members could certainly use your help with the door-to- door campaign.

Students can also get their Community Service Hours at the Richmond Legion. Be it a Sunday afternoon Seniors Dinner, a Dinner-Dance, or outside clean up, help is always appreciated. Join our Volunteers this year. Details may be found in Guidance.

The Richmond Legion provides Bursaries of $1000.00 from the Poppy Fund. Candidates must live within the Richmond Legion boundary, and have a family affiliation with the Armed Forces or a Legion member. Applications are available in the Guidance Office.

A Public-speaking Contest is held in early March. This is your chance to speak out on your topic, and develop your leadership skills. 

The Richmond Legion can give you personal accounts of veterans from WWII, the Korean War, and modern-day conflicts. Consider the Legion as a resource to learn about history, first-hand.

For more information about the Richmond Legion, visit their website or contact Youth Officer Elizabeth Douville, elizd@sympatico.ca or 613-838-6078.


Rural Ottawa South Support Services (ROSSS)

ROSSS is a nonprofit, charitable organization which delivers rural community support services to seniors and people with disabilities. 

South Carleton hosts a group of ROSSS clientele and volunteers twice a month (on average) for coffee and snacks. Visits to the playgroup run by our parenting classes are a regular highlight, along with participating in various activities with South Carleton students.

Read about this program in the Richmond Hub!



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