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Author Eileen Cook’s TLE Visit

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TD Canadian Children’s Book Week connects Canadian authors and illustrators with children and teens across Canada. Tour participants speak to their audiences about the pleasures of reading and the delights of Canadian children’s books through their presentations and workshops. Meeting authors, illustrators and storytellers can be a turning point in a child’s life, inspiring a lifelong

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#CDCGetsFit #CDCEnForme a Success

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Following this last challenge, we proceeded with the draw for the Fitbit 2. Marco Papaleo won the Fitbit. We then had a draw amongst all the participants of the different challenges and the following 4 students won a 25$ gift card at Walmart: Terrian Julien, Mark Leisk, Jessica Marshall and Markus Holak Pereira. Congratulations to

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Dessert Challenge

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This last Thursday, we completed our three weeks CDC Gets Fit Challenge. The last event was a treat of all the not so healthy dessert that our students usually buy in stores and restaurants around the centre. Between a Tim Hortons’ muffin, a McDonalds’ apple pie, a Subway cookie, Mr Puffs, Celebration’s cookies and Dark

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New Green Space for Students to Enjoy

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With many students graduating from the SIS program this year and moving on to use their learned skills out in the community, we wanted to put together a project that encompassed the essence of the SIS program. With the competencies of the program heavily weighted in promoting a healthy, active lifestyle we thought what better

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#CDCGetsFit Outdoor Challenge

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This week was our last fitness challenge of CDC Gets Fit event and we took advantage of the nice weather to do it outside. First we had the soccer ball juggling competition. It was a close battle for the first place between Emmanuel and Derrick but it was Emmanuel that won with 59 touches. Then

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Mini Olympics + Healthy Dessert Health Challenge

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Last week healthy snack challenge was a success. Three students (Jasel, Kassidy and Terrian) and 2  teachers (Daniel and Marie-Chantale) showed their baking skills in a very tight tasting race. Around 40 students tasted all 5 healthy bites and voted for their favorite. The recipes were analyzed by our nutritionist Eric and given a note

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Fitness Challenge

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The second fitness challenge tested strength, endurance and flexibility. More than 20 students participated in the event. They first had to do push-ups. Yun Yu was our champion with 36 push-ups in a minute. Kassidy had a great technique but didn’t manage to do as many. Our SIS students showed their push-up skills in a

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Healthy Snack Challenge

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This week again we had a very YUMMY challenge on Thursday. The students were asked to bake their best recipe of healthy muffin or granola bar. Three students (Jasel, Kassidy and Terrian) and 2 teachers (Daniel and Marie-Chantale) showed their baking skills in a very tight tasting race. Around 40 students tasted all 5 healthy

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Author Eileen Cook Coming to CDC Vimont

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TD Canadian Children’s Book Week connects Canadian authors and illustrators with children and teens across Canada. Tour participants speak to their audiences about the pleasures of reading and the delights of Canadian children’s books through their presentations and workshops. Meeting authors, illustrators and storytellers can be a turning point in a child’s life, inspiring a lifelong

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Smoothie Challenge- Défi Smoothie

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The smoothie challenge was a huge success. 10 participants prepared their best smoothie for the pleasure of all our tasters.  58 votes were compiled in a very close race for the most liked smoothie.  The 10 recipes were also analyzed by our nutrition expert Eric Brûlé Champagne. Eric was looking for fibers, protein, fruits and

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