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Welcome from the Principal

Principal's Address to the School

    • Sarah Bruce speaks with students after an assembly

      Sarah Bruce speaks with students after an assembly

The entire student body and faculty at Greenwood gathers together on Mondays for weekly assemblies. Sarah Bruce gives an address to the school each week, summaries of which can be found here.

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  • Looking Forward to a Wonderful Week

    We have special Spirit Week activities this week and I hope that everyone will participate and make one final push to the finish line on behalf of your House. Good luck and have fun!
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  • The Finish Line Will Come

    I know many of you are feeling that sense of loss that our school year may not end in the school building. I know we had to cancel many things you have been looking forward to. I hope that when we are back in the building, we will all appreciate those things even more. We will do our very best to make sure we celebrate our graduates when the time comes and make the most of whatever the circumstances are that lie ahead.
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  • Refining the Online Learning Experience

    While online learning may not be ideal, you are certainly making the most of it, and for that reason we have also put a link in this week's Week @ A Glance. We want to hear from you what is working well for you and your family and where we can improve to make this online experience better.
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  • Working Together

    First, I would like to say congratulations to all staff and students for completing your first week of online learning. It is remarkable that we managed to pull that off together, all of us, including parents, staff and students.
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  • Welcome to Our First Virtual Assembly

    Welcome Greenwood to your first virtual assembly. I wish I could welcome you in person, and I’m sorry that I can’t. Circumstances are different and it is a very difficult time for everyone. The COVID-19 pandemic is having a very real effect on all of us at Greenwood as well as all of us in Canada and around the world. Together we will make the most of it.
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  • Ringing in the New Year

    Let us use what we learned on our Winter OE experiences to continue to bring out the best in one another and collectively that will help us bring out the best in Greenwood.
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  • Why do we Assemble?

    Assemblies are a time to instill a sense of belonging and community. To be here during this time is a reminder that together, and along with alumni and parents, we are the Greenwood community.
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  • Welcome Back From OE!

    You set out on an adventure. You left comfortable and known behind. You pushed yourself - and in doing so, you learned about yourself.
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  • Welcome to the 2019-2020 School Year

    Take care of yourself, take care of this place and take care of each other.
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  • Who would you invite to dinner?

    If given the opportunity to have dinner with anyone, who would you choose and why?
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  • Keep Calm and Finish Strong

    As the year comes to an end, Sarah encouraged everyone to cross the finish line knowing they gave it their all.
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  • What do you do when no one is watching?

    Melissa St Amant, Communications Officer
    In today’s assembly, Sarah encouraged everyone to think about how their actions impact the world we live in, especially when it comes to environmental initiatives.
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  • Stepping out of your Avatar

    Melissa St Amant, Communications Officer
    Sarah welcomed everyone back from March Break with an inspiring message that encouraged students to challenge themselves by stepping out of their ‘avatar’.
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  • Welcome Back, Kotter

    Melissa St Amant, Communications Officer
    Sarah Bruce welcomed everyone back from an amazing, adventure-filled Outdoor Education week at today’s assembly.
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  • Be Kind To One Another

    Erin Taylor, Communications Officer
    In today's assembly, Sarah Bruce spoke about the importance of treating one another with kindness and respecting our shared humanity, especially in the face of hatred and division.
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  • What Creates A Sense of Community?

    Erin Taylor, Communications Officer
    In assembly today, Sarah Bruce talked about the ways communities can define themselves and how that identity can create pride in the community.
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  • A Fresh Start

    Erin Taylor, Communications Officer
    Each new week is a fresh chance to try again at whatever we are working on.
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  • Welcome Back to Greenwood

    Erin Taylor, Communications Officer
    In her second official assembly address, Greenwood’s new Principal, Sarah Bruce, welcomed students back from OE.
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  • The Beliefs Behind Personalized Learning

    Allan Hardy, Principal
    In his final assembly address, Principal Hardy spoke about his beliefs about the importance of personalized learning, and how they have driven his career in education.
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  • Arts and Athletics

    Allan Hardy, Principal
    Historically, some people see a rivalry between sports and arts. Today, I spoke to students about showing their support for both athletes and artists at Greenwood. 
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