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On November 30th, young people around the world were ‘silent’ for 1 to 24 hours in solidarity with children who are being silenced by poverty and exploitation. The Vow of (Silence) is a Free The Children initiative that is meant to attract as much attention 
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This holiday season, the Richland community is helping to make a difference! We recently participated in the Out-of-the-Cold drive, where we collected gently used coats, scarves, winter hats, mitts, boots and snow-pants under our ‘Giving Tree’ for local Richmond Hill families. We are also supporting 
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The Toronto Newsgirls Boxing Club, Canada’s first women-only boxing club, presents a 2012 calendar in support of Shape Your Life. The calendar features 12 powerful images of Toronto’s toughest female boxers, including Richland Academy’s Grade 5/6 Teacher, Megan Cooney. The calendars are being sold at 
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In celebration of World Kindness Week, Richland Ambassadors hosted a ‘Fundraiser for Haiti’ event. As part of the Fundraiser, students took orders for Me to We Artisans jewellery, a line of original accessories handcrafted by artisans in Free The Children countries across the globe, as 
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Leading up to Thanksigving, Richland Academy collected non-perishable food donations for their annual “Thanksgiving Food Drive” in support of the Richmond Hill Community Food Bank. Thanks to the generous support of the Richland Community, we were able to deliver a substantial amount of food to 
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On October 2nd, Richland staff members joined tens of thousands of Canadians to participate in the 20th annual Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure. The Run is Canada’s largest single day, volunteer-led fundraising event dedicated to raising funds for breast cancer research, 
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This September, our Richland Ambassadors met with staff committee members to express their thoughts on the Richland Community and making change on a local and global level. Each student made quite insightful comments about their learning, and the importance of being a good role model 
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On September 27th, several of our Student Ambassadors had the privilege of attending Free The Children’s We Day at the Air Canada Centre. The event was a day of celebration and inspiration, empowering youth to make positive change in the world, and included words from 
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As a dedicated member of Peaceful Schools International and Free The Children’s We Schools in Action, Richland Academy is committed to promoting peace within the community, both locally and globally. In commemoration of the International Day of Peace, Richland staff and students gathered to reflect 
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