Did you know that skilled tradespeople can make $60,000-$80,000 a year, and many make upwards of more than $100,000? Or that skills tradespeople are in such demand that the government will pay you to complete some programs? Or that you can get an education through a paid apprenticeship?
Today, Amy Kearns from Skills Ontario visited SOLE to give a presentation on opportunities in the skilled trades and technologies. Students learned about education pathways, career options, and all of the great things that these careers can offer to students.
For more information, and to check out events like the Cardboard Boat Race and the Skills Competition, check out Skills Ontario!
The season was made all the sweeter by meeting with the Syrian refugee family who inspired our holiday drive. They would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff and students who raised money and donated food and clothing to make their lives a little warmer, and were touched by our school’s generosity of spirit.
SOLE and Greenwood students launched into space today with a visit from the Mobile Planetarium! This unique experience allowed students to explore our star system and beyond from the comfort of the gym, guided by award-winning science journalist Peter McMahon. Far out!
The Principal’s Honours Tea celebrates SOLE students with outstanding academic achievement, as well as those who have contributed in positive ways to the school. We’re proud to share the joy of this occasion with students and their families! Congratulations to all of our award recipients!