Project Descriptions - 2004-2005

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Family Diversity Picture Books The Zine Machine SMART Choices Violence Prevention Training and Workshops
Catch 'Em Being Good Peaceful Playgrounds Peace Library
Zine Machine Peace and Literature  

Family Diversity Picture Books
04-05-112

School:  John MacNeil Elementary School
Board:  HRSB
Project Leader:  Joan Montgomerie

A project to assist in building a library of children’s literature that portrays diverse family units and peaceful conflict resolution.

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The Zine Machine
04-05-113

School:  J.L. Ilsley High School
Board:  HRSB
Project Leader:  Willie Reid

A program aimed at educating peers and teachers about the effects of homophobia in our schools. Program focuses on building healthy relationships as well.

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SMART Choices Violence Prevention Training and Workshops
04-05-114

School:  Antigonish Education Center
Board:  SRSB
Project Leader:  Lois Hudson

Training of small groups of students from a number of schools with students returning to their schools to share the information with their classmates. This student-led program, including role play and presentations, demonstrates bullying scenarios and the use of the SMART skills. 

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Catch 'Em Being Good
04-05-115

School:  East Antigonish Educ. Centre-Academy
Board:  SRSB
Project Leader:  Kim Grant

A project to assist in building a library of children’s literature that portrays diverse family units and peaceful conflict resolution.

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Peaceful Playgrounds
04-05-116

School:  Carleton Consolidated School
Board:  TCRSB
Project Leader:  Grant Dunn 

Creation of activities for inclusion of all students during their recess and noon hour times. The program teaches conflict resolution and includes training for teachers and supervisors.

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Peace Library
04-05-127

School:  Robert K. Turner Elementary School
Board:  HRSB
Project Leader:  Angele Yerxa-Weeks.

A project to build a supply of peace literature, teacher resources, music and videos to create a peace literacy library for teachers to use throughout the year.

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Zine Machine
04-05-128

School:  J.L. Isley High School
Board:  HRSB
Project Leader:  Willie Reid

Continuation of the work begun with a previous Sheonoroil project.

Aimed at educating peers and teachers about the effects of homophobia in our schools, the project is to focus on healthy relationships.

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Peace and Literature
04-05-129

School:  Hammonds Plains Consolidated
Board:  HRSB
Project Leader:  Cathy Huestis

Using books to bridge diversity and culture, expose anti-social behaviours, promote tolerance and peaceful living as a choice and ultimately prevent violence before it begins.

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