Schools and youth

Primeau students shut up for a day

Georges H. Primeau students spent 24 hours being silent this week, all part of the We Are Silent event which falls under the Free the Children initiative. On April 16, those participating went silent for 24 hours for the millions of children around the world facing poverty, exploitation and the denial of their right to education. […]

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Schools and youth

MCHS students to shut up Wednesday

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A group of eight Morinville Community High School students will remain silent Wednesday, but the lack of talking has nothing to do with being quiet in class. The students, all part of the school’s Youth in Action Committee, will be joining thousands of youth around the globe in taking a vow of silence for those who have no voice. Students will don t-shirts announcing what they are doing and placing duct tape across their mouths with the word silence written on them… […]