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Students Create Mural to Mark WRMS Anniversary

Date: June 2, 2022 | Categories: w. ross macdonald

The art class at W. Ross Macdonald School created a mural to mark the school’s 150th anniversary being celebrated this month. Art teacher Carolyn Cresswell said students used an 18-foot wall beside the school cafeteria for their project. They decided to combine a four- by three-foot wooden painting with a geometric pattern. “Accessibility is key […]

JUN 02

W. Ross Macdonald School Marks 150th Anniversary

Date: June 1, 2022 | Categories: w. ross macdonald

There have been a lot of changes at the W. Ross Macdonald School over the past 150 years, says Mehak Aziz. But, according to Aziz, a secondary student at the provincially run school, the one thing that has endured is a sense of community. And, on Thursday, the community gathered in the Brant Avenue school’s […]

JUN 01

WRMS Prepares to Celebrate 150th Anniversary

Date: May 31, 2022 | Categories: w. ross macdonald

Former students and teachers from across Canada will be returning to W. Ross Macdonald School in Brantford at the end of May to mark a major milestone. With the provincially run school for the blind and deafblind is celebrating its 150th anniversary, a lot of people are looking forward to a party that will take […]

MAY 31

WRMS Student Wins Top Prize at Brant Music Festival

Date: May 30, 2022 | Categories: w. ross macdonald

W. Ross Macdonald School student Jade Ondrik is the top prize winner at the Brant Music Festival. The 18-year-old Waterdown, Ont., resident, sang five classical pieces in English, Italian, French and Latin during the fifth annual festival held May 3-7. She took home the Richard and Virginia Blaha Memorial Silver Tray for outstanding performer in […]

MAY 30

Looking forward to seeing you at the Fall SWITO!

Date: October 15, 2019 | Categories: amethyst, ernest c. drury, provincial and demonstration schools branch, resource services, robarts, sagonaska, sir james whitney, trillium, w. ross macdonald

Thursday, November 7, 2019Resource ServicesRobarts School for the Deaf1515 Cheapside Street London, Ontario Registration: $40 per person (Includes Continental Breakfast and Lunch) Agenda Critical Literacy Assessment tools sharing Communication: How do you communicate with the classroom teacher? How do you communicate with the parents? Bring: Your favourite book for literacy lessonsBring: Your favourite assessment toolsBring: Your […]

OCT 15

World Teacher’s Day – October 5, 2019

Date: October 4, 2019 | Categories: amethyst, ernest c. drury, provincial and demonstration schools branch, resource services, robarts, sagonaska, sir james whitney, trillium, w. ross macdonald

Sent on behalf of Patrick Keyes, Executive Director (A), Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch Hello everyone, World Teachers’ Day is held yearly on October 5th to acknowledge the vital contribution that teachers make to education and student development. On World Teachers’ day, I would like to thank our teachers for their dedication to improving student […]

OCT 04

Assistive Technology Fair

Date: October 4, 2019 | Categories: w. ross macdonald

November 21, 2019 @ 1:00pm – 4:00pm Vendors include: Bridges Humanware Nu Eyes HT Consulting Frontier Accessibility, a CNIB Enterprise Ideas for Independent Living Duplicom On Thursday, November 21, 2019 Vision Resource Services will be hosting an assistive technology fair at W. Ross Macdonald School, Brantford, ON (350 Brant Ave). Please feel free to share […]

OCT 04

Looking forward to seeing you at the Fall Symposium East

Date: September 16, 2019 | Categories: amethyst, ernest c. drury, provincial and demonstration schools branch, resource services, robarts, sagonaska, sir james whitney, trillium, w. ross macdonald

Thursday, November 14th , 2019Resource ServicesSir James Whitney School for the Deaf350 Dundas St W, Belleville, Ontario Registration: $40 per person (Includes Continental Breakfast and Lunch in SJW cafeteria) Agenda The Excitement of Itinerant Teaching -Why this is the greatest teaching job! A Panel of your experienced peers – ask all your questions i.e., How do […]

SEP 16