April 14, 2015

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

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

Clarkson Public School will celebrate its 100th anniversary on April 16, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Clarkson’s current site was incorporated by Toronto Township in March 1915. The community is invited to celebrate Clarkson’s legacy as an educational institution. The evening will include:
• an open house, including a tour of the renovated learning spaces
• a book fair
• a legacy mural by students
• a display of historical artifacts
• the annual spring flower fundraiser  

Caledon Central Public School will celebrate 50 years on April 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The school has invited staff and students—past and present—as well as community members to drop by for cake-cutting, student performances, and the burial of a time capsule. Guests will also have an opportunity to walk through the Classrooms of Decades, where memorabilia from each decade will be on display. 

Cherrytree Public School will commemorate its 25th anniversary on April 23 with an evening ceremony at 5 p.m., followed by a reception, which will feature a 2015 time capsule.

Willow Way Public School’s 25th anniversary will include a community barbecue and classroom displays on May 21. The event will begin at 5 p.m. with special presentations taking place at 5:30 and 7 p.m. 

Five schools will also celebrate their 10 year anniversaries:
• Royal Orchard Middle School will hold an Arts Evening Celebration on April 29 at 7 p.m.
• Roberta Bondar Public School will celebrate parent, student and staff achievements at their REACH assembly on April 17 at 12:40 p.m.
• Mount Royal Public School will have a time capsule display and a carnival on May 14.
• Sunny View Middle School will host their anniversary celebrations on June 4.
• Cheyne Middle School will host a barbecue for staff, students, and parents on June 12.

Clarkson is located at 888 Clarkson Rd. S. in Mississauga. Caledon Central is located at 18357 Kennedy Rd. in Caledon. Cherrytree is located at 155 Cherrytree Dr. in Brampton. Willow Way is located at 1715 Willow Way in Mississauga.  Royal Orchard is located at 77 Royal Orchard Dr. in Brampton. Roberta Bondar is located at 30 Pantomine Blvd. in Brampton. Mount Royal is located at 65 Mount Royal Circle in Brampton. Sunny View is located at 30 Chapparal Dr. in Brampton. Cheyne is located at 236 Queen Mary Dr. in Brampton.

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Reference: Avishka Juta, Communications Assistant, 905-890-1010, ext. 2098, [email protected] 
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