Wednesday, November 30, 2011
The Lakehead Public School board is happy with the province's new bullying legislation. Director of Education Cathi Siemieniuk says the school board supports tougher punishments in bullying cases. The McGuinty Government introduced a bill that would allow students to be expelled if they bully other students.
The OUA is testing out a 4 man reffing system this season. Thunderwolves Head Coach Joel Scherban says this past weekend's games against Laurier had the 4 man team and he liked it. Scherban says it leads to a more open game and helps eliminate stick work behind the play, that normally gets missed when there is only one head ref. Scherban says the timing is right, to switch to a permanent 4 man system.
Order of Canada Member David Bouchard is trying to inspire Aboriginal and First Nation youth to pick up a book and read. Westgate Students gathered this morning to hear Bouchard's message. Bouchard is a Metis writer and is touring across Canada as a literacy advocate.