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Heritage Evening Huge Success

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The first Beaconsfield Heritage Evening was a huge success.  Ours doors were open to hundreds of members of the school community.  Everyone from current students, parents, neighbours and new Syrian refugees were welcomed by a warm display of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Canadian hospitality.

Visitors were treated to impressive displays of student work that ranged from detailed grade 7 trench projects, to elaborate grade 8 heritage fair displays, and colourful grade 9 quilt and poster artwork.

The atmosphere was festive with live traditional music performed by some of our talented student musicians, and bellies were full after a scoff of everything from fresh homemade bread, pea soup, and baked beans to fish and brewis, moose stew and lassie buns.  To top it off, appetites were satisfied by a cup of hot tea and some fine Purity Factory treats.

With such a great turnout and school community support, we hope to make this an annual event.  See you next year.

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