Several schools in Mission have been participating in the Salmonid Enhancement program this winter and have been caring for salmon in classrooms and libraries! They started as eggs and will soon be released back into streams and creeks as fry.
Take a look at this short video clip that shows a salmon release at Mossom Creek, Port Moody, BC.
“The 10th annual Earth Hour takes place at 8:30 p.m. local time on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Six continents, over 170 countries, and 24 time zones will be united as a global community, making our voices heard through individual action.
Turn off as much power as you can and focus on your commitment to climate action for the rest of this year.”
Earth Hour Activities:
Read a book by flashlight! How about “Franklin in the Dark”? Visit your school library to borrow a great book to read for Earth Hour.
“On February 24, 2016 Lit World encourages children, parents, teachers, other educators, and librarians to read aloud. Lit World’s World Read Aloud Day (#WRAD16) champions the importance of telling stories no matter where one is around the globe.”
Watch and listen to Karma Wilson read aloud from her book “Bear Snores On”.
“Every year, Canadians are invited to participate in Black History Month festivities and events that honour the legacy of black Canadians, past and present. Canadians take this time to celebrate the many achievements and contributions of black Canadians who, throughout history, have done so much to make Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate and prosperous nation it is today. During Black History Month, Canadians can gain insight into the experiences of black Canadians and their vital role in the community.” Resources include:
Seven short videos highlighting contributions of important historical figures and inventors.
This message is from the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada (FNCFCS) website:
“Have a Heart Day is a child and youth-led reconciliation campaign that brings together caring Canadians to help ensure First Nations children have the services they need to grow up safely at home, get a good education, be healthy, and be proud of who they are.