Spirit of the season alive and well at Tahayghen

  • Dec. 24, 2008 12:00 p.m.

Submitted by Ian Keir, Tahayghen Elementary – Over the month of December, the true nature of the holiday season was evident at Tahayghen Elementary. The Christmas food drive was a resounding success and showed the generosity of the north end communities. Ashley Jacobson, a grade seven student, raised over $200 by decorating a can and asking people for donations. The total she raised is even more impressive because she collected it all in a single weekend. Students Rhiannon Marks, Emily Turner, Mardy Bussiere, and Dora-Lynne Bedard went door to door to get donations of food items. All of this effort and generosity resulted in several hundred items being proudly displayed in the front hall of the school during the Christmas concert.In the picture (L to R): Rhiannon Marks, Emily Turner, Dora-Lynne Bedard, Mardy Bussiere, and Ashley Jacobson

Just Posted

Immediate deal to reinstate AMHS in Prince Rupert not out of the question: Mayor Brain

B.C., Alaska officials fail to sign ferry deal in Juneau to reinstate service from Ketchikan

‘It affects everybody:’ Trudeau’s brownface photos worry Wet’suwet’en chief

Skeena-Bulkley Valley Liberal candidate declines to comment on prime minister’s indiscretion

Haida Gwaii art gala seeks submissions

Annual fundraiser supports local artists and programs

PHOTO GALLERY: Masset takes off on Terry Fox Run

More than $1,000 raised for Terry Fox Foundation

VIDEO: B.C. man accused of assaulting sex worker loses temper in interrogation

Defence lawyer says statements made by accused Curtis Sagmoen should be deemed inadmissible

Second bat found at Greater Victoria elementary school tests positive for rabies

Island Health confirms second rabies case, this time in Saanich

B.C. man guilty of first-degree murder in Yukon killing

Edward James Penner, 22, was given the mandatory life sentence for the 2017 slaying of 25-year-old Adam Cormack

Woman stabbed at least five times in Nelson during random attack

Victim is in hospital, suspect is in police custody

Victoria man spots online photo of his totem pole 11 years after it was stolen

Mark Trueman restored the pole himself before it was stolen off of his property in Duncan

‘I’d do it again,’ says B.C. man who swam naked, drunk in Toronto shark tank

David Weaver, of Nelson, was drunk when he went to Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto on Oct. 12 2018

How to react to Trudeau’s racist photos? With humility, B.C. prof says

‘We are now treating racism as a crime that you cannot recover from’

Horvat paces Canucks to 6-1 pre-season win over Oilers

Vancouver improves to 3-1 in NHL exhibition action

‘Unacceptable’: What politicians have to say about Trudeau in blackface

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi: ‘When I saw that picture last night, certainly it was a sucker-punch’

Most Read