The staff at Duncan Cran have graciously started a Legacy Project to help families in need throughout the year. What this project does is allow for families to communicate with the School when they are going through rough times and could need some extra help.
Flying Bob, a professional circus acrobat and one man show, came to Duncan Cran last week to amaze students with juggling, humour and high wire tight rope walking. He gave us lots of laughs and provided the message to “follow your dreams”.
Duncan Cran is participating in the Canadian Geographic Classroom Energy Diet Challenge. Â The Challenge runs from February 6 – March 30, 2012. Â In this contest classrooms are trying to complete 25 Energy Challenges. Â The purpose of the Challenge is to think about Energy and how to reduce Energy use.
Duncan Cran is participating in an energy challenge with Canadian Geographic. Here students are presenting Â tips on how to save energy at school and at home; at our Monday Morning Assembly. The following students presented –
We had a fantastic Metis dance performance, oganized by Bev Lambert. She travels to schools teaching students about Metis dance and traditions to a select group of students in the morning, then in the afternoon, the students and her put on a show for the whole school.
Duncan Cran 1000 Origami Crane Project
This year our students are participating in a 1000 crane project.Â Â Â This is a project about sharing the message of hope and peace.
The story behind the cranes:Â There is a book written about a girl called Sadako Sasaki and the 1000 Paper Cranes.Â Sadako was a young girl in Japan when the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima.Â In the book she is remembered as trying to fold a thousand paper cranes before her death from leukemia.