Congratulations to Our Latest Back Page Contest Winner!

June 24th, 2016

Hannah is a Grade 3 student at Keith Wightman Public School. She enjoys art, gym and chilling with her friends. She joined the Amigos for the first time this year. Hannah knows what it takes to be a good friend and is always ready to lend a helping hand. Way to go Hannah!

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Welcoming Our New Community Program Coordinator!

June 23rd, 2016

We would like to welcome Wanda Prince to the Heads Up for Inclusion team as the new Community Program Coordinator! Wanda has many years of experience coordinating and facilitating programming for youth and adults facing barriers. 7 years ago, when her son was diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome she began working with teens and young adults with special needs. “For […]

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Amigos Fiesta BBQ 2016

May 27th, 2016

On Wednesday May 25th we held our annual Amigos Fiesta BBQ at Beavermead Park in Peterborough. It turned out to be a beautiful day, with many fun activities for the Amigos to participate in. Matt and Dianne Kraft from East Side Mario’s generously sponsored the food for the BBQ lunch that our Amigos, staff and […]

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Back Page Contest Winner!

May 4th, 2016

Congratulations to June Switzer, our first ever Back Page Contest winner! June is a Crestwood student from Millbrook, Ontario. Many may consider her natural talent for drawing to be an inherent gift. However, June has dedicated thousands of hours of practice to become proficient at drawing her unique perception of objects on to the page. It […]

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Welcoming Our New Student Resource Board Member

April 29th, 2016

  Julia and her Amigo Rebecca Julia Marino is a Grade 11 student at Holy Cross, and is our newest resource person. Julia works closely with the Amigos and LLS class  at her school. “During my time as a peer support helper in the LLS classroom, I learned a lot about students and individuals with […]

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Welcoming Christa McCorquodale to the Heads Up for Inclusion Team

January 11th, 2016

Christa McCorquodale joined the Heads Up for Inclusion team at the beginning of January, and has taken on the role of Program Co-ordinator for the Amigos Program. She comes to the position from a background of Team Leadership and Facilitation for Youth and Adult education programs, as well as international student enrolment. She is a […]

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