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 'Winterama' ... could it mean future Olympians?

 

February 15, 2014

Education

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Who knows what future Olympians may come from a local winter competition held in a little elementary school?

G. C. Huston Public School in Southampton (Saugeen Shores) held its annual Winterama fun day (as part of Rotary Winterama) on Friday, February 14, 2014.

It was a day of 'fun competition' that included eight events of outdoor soccer, outdoor volleyball, hill sliding, team skiing, snow-fort building and the new, 'luge'.

 

Participants included the entire student school body, all teachers, many parents and membes of the local Rotary International Club. 

With an outdoor fire-pit and a delicious hot venison stew lunch with hot chocolate, everyone thoroughly enjoyed the day

For some, snowshoeing was a first-time

Outdoor fire-pit was popular

Volunteer Arlene Letheren (L) dishes out stew

"I have been a volunteer at the school for several years," said Arlene Letheren, "and I have never seen such polite young students.  They are wonderful!"

 

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Winterama features the new 'luge'

Principal Dan Russell

According to sources, Principal Dan Russell was at the school at 3:30 a.m. grooming the courses and making sure that the events would run smoothly.

Sitting in the snow, no problem ...


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