Landmark East School celebrated Graduation and Closing Ceremonies at the Al Whittle Theatre on June 20th.
2014 Grads are: Kaitlyn Coole, (New Minas, Nova Scotia); Michael Scott, (Victoria, British Columbia); Libby Fowler,(Discovery Bay, Hong Kong); Jose Bolio Gutierrez, (Pachau, Mexico); Amanda Thomas, (Gaspereau, Nova Scotia); Bailey Crawford, (West Northfield, Nova Scotia); Jed Tangerud, (Oslo, Norway); Ben Kroker, (Wolfville, Nova Scotia).
Landmark East Alumnus, Cardy Saunders (2010) was a guest speaker at the school on June 5th for students in grades 11 and 12. He led a discussion on the challenges and opportunities of transitioning from high school to post-secondary. Cardy is currently going into his 3rd year at Acadia University studying biology.
Left to Right: Jed Tangerud, Cardy Saunders, Jacob Wadden, Sam Tucker and Jordan Hennigar. Front: Ben Kroker
Landmark East School hosted an interactive workshop by Entrepreneurs with Disabilities (EDN) on June 3. Students learned about ideas and strategies for starting up a small business and grant opportunities available for young entrepreneurs.
Left to right: Keith Gelhorn, ADDvocay ADHD & Life Skills Coaching Ltd. , Students: Elysa Fancelli, James Covert, Luke Smith and Archie Gillis, EDN Business Counseling Coordinator
Landmark East School was presented with a special gift at their recent fundraiser at Berwick Heights Golf Course. The Rotary Club of Kentville is supporting the Student Bursary Fund with a donation of $8500 presented on behalf of the Person’s with Disabilities Committee. Left to right are: Headmaster, Peter Coll, Students, Kieran Chittick, Jed Tangerud and Rotarian, Chris Maynard.
Landmark East Foundation celebrated the 5th Annual Golf Classic on May 23 at Berwick Heights Golf Course. Over 50 businesses, organizations and service clubs contributed to the tournament through various sponsorships and in kind gifts donated for refreshments and prizes. The event drew 92 players and raised $18,860 for the Landmark East Student Bursary Fund.
Stone & Co Ltd. received the trophy for best overall team. Left to right are: Michael Townsend, student, Caleb Moody, Steward Hum, Terry Miller and student, Richard Adams. Front: Students, Kieran Chittick and Jed Tangerud. (missing: John Smith)
Tuesday April 15 marked the Great Nova Scotia Pick Me Up Event and Landmark East Students and staff sprang into action. Ninety people organized into six highly motivated teams and spread out over the town of Wolfville for the spring clean-up operation. Clean Nova Scotia provided all the necessary collection materials as well as tips for waste sorting and safe clean up practices. The weather was kind with a temperature of 20 degrees providing ideal conditions for the volunteer garbage collectors.
Left to right are: Ben Kroker, Jacob Wadden, Eddy Olding, Savannah Hibberd and Amanda Thomas
A big THANK YOU to our students and parents that helped out with the 2014 Annual Appeal. The hard-working group got together for an evening to prepare a massive mail-out. This year’s appeal will reach out to rally support from approximately 1500 alumni, families and friends of Landmark East.
Landmark East recently participated in a radio campaign recognizing the Rotary Club of Kentville as a major contributor to our Student Bursary Fund. The public service announcement will be aired at random times throughout March. K-Rock Producer, Luke Barrie is pictured with student, Dylan Levy on the day of the radio taping.