May 5, 2016

Peel schools mark milestone anniversaries with performances, time capsules, open houses

​Five Peel District School Board schools will celebrate 25th and 50th milestone anniversaries this spring. Celebrations will feature community events, student performances and reunions of former students and staff​.

Clark Boulevard Public School and John Fraser Secondary School will celebrate their 50th and  25th anniversaries, respectively on May 7. Clark Boulevard’s celebrations will include an official ceremony, community barbecue, carnival games and school tours. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Follow along on Twitter @ClarkBlvdPS​50th.

John Fraser’s anniversary will include an open house for past and present staff, students and families from 1 to 4 p.m. An evening social will take place from 7 to 11 p.m. and will feature a reception and performance by the Sherway Drive Jazz Band. For more details and to purchase tickets, please see the event flyer. The reception is open to the public. 

Champlain Trail Public School will celebrate 25 years on May 19 from 5 to 7 p.m. The evening will include a photo display of former staff and students, a selfie station, cake-cutting and food trucks. Items from a time capsule created in 1991 will also be on display.

On June 2, Dunrankin Drive Public School will commemorate its 50th anniversary with a reception from 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. and special presentations from 10 to 11 a.m. The event will also include showcases and a family barbecue. 

Sir Winston Churchill Public School’s 50th anniversary will include classroom displays, a family picnic, a time capsule and a performance by the school’s choir on June 16. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by the official ceremony at 6 p.m. 

Clark Boulevard is located at 201 Clark Blvd. in Brampton. John Fraser is located at 2665 Erin Centre Blvd. in Mississauga. Champlain Trail is located at 895 Ceremonial Dr. in Mississauga. Dunrankin Drive is located at 3700 Dunrankin Dr. in Mississauga. Sir Winston Churchill is located at 89 Ardglen Dr. in Brampton.

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Reference: Avishka Juta, Communications Assistant, 905-890-1010, ext. 2098, avishka.juta@peelsb.com 
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