Last Fall we had 80 chairs from the computer room re-painted and re-upholstered. The chairs are made of steel and are solid enough to last another 20 years, so we decided that refurbishing was a better alternative to buying new ones. We also bought a brand new "party" barbecue for the Student Council and Staff.
At the Foundation, we have been quite busy this year; so far we have provided several tutoring scholarships for students, we have bought and installed a pair of indoor soccer nets and we have begun the installation of the Alumni Wall of Recognition. Recently we made a donation to the students that are attending the Vimy Ridge Celebrations in France this spring (see below).
In September, when Mrs. Bianchi, principal of Lindsay Place High School, sought the alumni’s advice re the renovation of the auto shop into a dance studio, she didn’t expect the alumni to play such a prominent, hands-on role. Now that the dance studio is near completion, Mrs. Bianchi lauds Mr. Peter Nauth’s involvement: he accepted responsibility to sell the leftover auto shop equipment, worked with the Board’s maintenance crew to clean the oil off the floor, arranged for the professional cleaning of the auto shop and purchased the paint and painting supplies. Read more...