On Friday, March 2, Tecumseh Public School celebrated the kick-off event of the "Live Free Campaign" for Halton Food for Thought.
Each student had been asked to give up something on Friday to symbolize children in the Halton community who sometimes live without breakfast. Students, teachers and parents were asked to donate a toonie in place of the item they gave up. Staff and students collected more than $235.
Students, staff and visitors had a chance to participate in the Latin-inspired dance experience called zumba. It involves dance and aerobic elements. Dignitaries visited the school that day for breakfast and to join in on the fun including David Euale, Director of Education for the Halton District School Board, Don Vrooman, Board trustee and chair, Burlington MP Mike Wallace and Burlington MPP Jane McKenna.
“Our thanks go to the Halton Food for Thought staff who work so hard to make sure our breakfast program continues here at Tecumseh Public School,’ says Principal Lidia Marchand. “The breakfast program ensures students start their day with a healthy, nutritious meal so they are ready to learn.”