Tag: School

Celebrating a decade of rock and roll at Churchill Alternative School (plus awesome photo gallery)

By Anne Boys-Hope – It’s lunchtime and students are packed into the music room at Churchill Alternative School in Westboro, belting out a heartfelt rendition of the Beatles classic “Hey Jude.” This is Churchill School of Rock—the school’s junior choir—rehearsing for their hugely popular annual concert, which will […]

Top marks for two Kitchissippi educators

Two local teachers have been recognized for their outstanding commitment to their students. On May 22, Sherri Billowits, who teaches grade one at St. George School, and André Roberge, an education resource teacher at St-François-d’Assise, received the Capital Educators’ Awards. The Capital Educators’ Awards are presented by the Ottawa […]

Going beyond the classroom

By Anita Grace – Shauna Pollock is passionate about preparing her students for the 21st century. In recognition of her dedication and avant-garde approach, the Churchill Alternative School teacher recently received the Prime Minister’s Teaching Award for Excellence. Churchill principal Megan Egerton describes Pollock as a teacher who […]

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