UNESCO Associated Schools Program Onanole


Onanole Elementary School has received notification that their application to become a UNESCO ASPnet candidate school has been received and that they can now promote themselves as being such.  Onanole Elementary continues to create programming in line with the four pillars of learning and within the themes of the UNESCO ASPnet. This year they worked on project’s incorporating the theme of racism and discrimination and the effects on youth and our community which included a peace fair that embraced the community’s’ diverse cultures, and promoting peace throughout the school, and the community. Three teachers at Onanole Elementary has also been awarded the

Manitoba’s Celebration of Excellence in Teaching Minister’s Award 2008-2009 for Team Collaboration for last year’s F.I.S.H. project. Inspired by Mahatma Ghandi’s powerful words ‘Be the change you want to see in the world’, these teachers were very involved in the Friends Involved in Stopping Hunger (FISH) project. Activities included distributing Christmas food hampers, volunteering at Samaritan House in Brandon and the Empty Bowl project that raised $2,000 to help relieve local hunger.)

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