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Our Land Acknowledgement shows recognition of and respect for Indigenous peoples from the past and the present. We acknowledge that the property of Richland Academy is situated upon traditional territories of the Anishinabek, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, Mississaugas of the Credit, Mississauga and the Wendat peoples.
Recognizing this land is an expression of gratitude and appreciation to those whose territory you reside on, and a way of honouring the Indigenous people who have been living and working on the land from time immemorial.
Ms. Cooney, Richland Academy’s Grade 5 teacher, is not only engaged in our school community; she’s engaged in the wider community through her boxing expertise. “A couple of years ago I went up to the Northwest Territories to teach, in a place where there were …
On June 11th, Richland students, staff and families convened for our Closing Ceremonies, commemorating our 2011-2012 school year. In celebration of this event, we honoured our special parent volunteers for their contributions and enjoyed a unique Talent Show, featuring our amazing students.
On Tuesday, May 8, we had the honour and privilege of welcoming our Special Guest, Ms. Lella Gandini, for a day visit to Richland! The children were ever so engaged with Ms. Gandini, as they chatted with her and welcomed her into the fold and …
In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Day, Richland Teachers were honoured with a special video presentation, in which students expressed gratitude to their inspiring and dedicated teachers. Learning and teaching should not stand on opposite banks and just watch the river flow by; instead, they should …
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 …
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, …
We would like to recognize Richland Staff Members, Megan Cooney and Una Jevtic, who were acknowledged for their contributions to Natural Curiosity, an inquiry-based environmental and sustainability education resource for Ontario elementary school teachers.
This Summer, our staff and Faculty had the opportunity to read and reflect on Ron Berger’s An Ethic of Excellence: Building a Culture of Craftsmanship with Students. Drawing from his own experience as a veteran classroom teacher, Ron Berger gives us a vision of educational …