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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.

List of 20 news stories.

  • 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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  • Casting Your Vote

    Allan Hardy, Principal
    I spoke about the upcoming student leadership elections, and what to think about when students cast their votes. 
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  • Commemorating the Victims of the Humboldt Broncos Bus Accident

    Allan Hardy, Principal
    Today, I spoke about the tragic bus accident that occured over the weekend, in which 15 people were killed, and the effect it has had on the Humboldt community and Canadians across the country. I encouraged students to participate in school-wide efforts to commemorate the tragedy and raise funds for the community.
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  • Where The Magic Happens

    Allan Hardy, Principal
    I spoke about the meaning behind "venturing further" and how when we push ourselves outside of our comfort zones, we can accomplish things we never thought possible.
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  • Be True To Your School: Term 2

    Allan Hardy, Principal
    As the second term comes to a close, I reflected on everything Greenwood students have accomplished and the ways in which they had shown great school spirit.
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  • Making Space for All Voices

    Allan Hardy, Principal
    I spoke to the students about the life of Zora Neale Hurston and what her story illustrates about the importance of voice and its relationship with Black culture.
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  • An Aspirational Approach

    Allan Hardy, Principal
    We want our students to be aspirational in everything they do. Today, I used the example of our Girls’ Volleyball program as way of illustrating this point.
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  • Talking About Loneliness

    Allan Hardy, Principal
    With our annual Bell Let’s Talk Day approaching, I reminded students of how this event has made it acceptable to talk about a wide range of mental health issues.
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  • Classroom Survey Results

    Allan Hardy, Principal
    I shared some of the results from the recent student survey of their classrooms and used the results as a means of encouraging them to double down on supporting the learning of others.
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  • Thanks for Being True to Your School

    Allan Hardy, Principal
    As a way of closing out a very successful fall term, I commended the students on several different ways in which they had shown great school spirit, and in doing so, had “been true to their school.”
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