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School is all ready for the students thanks to clean-up
by Sandy Lindsay

September 4, 2016
www.saugeentimes.com

Education

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New walkway where there was once dead grass ... and plantings at the entryway create an inviting environment

G. C. Huston Public School in Southampton recently had its first pre-school grounds clean-up organized by Vice Deputy Mayor Diane Huber.

Members of several organizations, including Southampton Rotary, Marine Heritage and St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, along with parents and residents turned out to weed, trim and do a general clean-up of the school grounds before students return to school.

Parent Rebecca Cushnie and Principal Dan Russell

Peter Day of Southampton Rotary was kept busy weeding outside the outdoor classroom ...

... along with Rotarian Leo Butler

"I've never seen a community like Southampton that embraces its public school like it does," says Principal Dan Russell.

Principal Dan Russell with a young student ... both said they can hardly wait for school to begin!

Principal Dan Russell said that he anticipates enrolment will be very high this year.  "All our elementary schools in Saugeen Shores are almost bursting at the seams ... which is a great thing! 

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Huber hopes to make the event an annual happening.



Organizer Diane Huber may look like she's sitting down on the job because she is ... pulling weed from between the amphitheatre steps



Mary Sylver of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church ...



... and a tree pruner who didn't want her photo taken (hmmm ... could it be Marg McLeod?)
 

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