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Learning about electricity at McGregor PS

Thursday, May 25th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Danny Pece of Erie Thames Powerlines led children in a clapping and waving arms exercise set to music to establish a fun mood before his presentation on electricity safety and conservation at McGregor Public Sc ...

Live updates from TVDSB

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 · 0 Comments

Some brief notes from the final pupil accomodation review and trustee decisions. Full reports will be in The Aylmer Express May 24 and 31 editions. This post will be updated throughout the night as decisions ar ...

Taking to the air in a flight of fancy

Saturday, May 20th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Jean Beasley, 99, left, and Archie Fletcher, 92, right, listened to their pilot Tim Liston as he prepared to take them on a flight from the St. Thomas Municipal Airport on Saturday morning, May 20. Ms. Beasley ...

May means spring music at Davenport

Thursday, May 18th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Emily Loewen of the Grade 7 Guitar Ensemble played a selection of songs on Wednesday afternoon, May 17 during the rehearsal of the annual Spring Concert at Davenport Public School. The full performance in front ...

School closings decision Tuesday, May 23, starting at 7 p.m.

Thursday, May 18th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Thames Valley District School Board trustees are expected to make a final decision on the recommended closings of four schools in Malahide and Central Elgin at a meeting starting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 23, a ...

Welcoming spring with music at EESS

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Jack Gaudette of East Elgin Secondary School played the cymbal during the annual spring concert by EESS's concert band on Tuesday night, May 16. The band has 34 members this year. ...

Canada 150 cake for 500

Saturday, May 13th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Aylmer Mayor Greg Currie did the ceremonial first cut into one of two specially made cakes to help celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary during the town's first ever Tulip Festival held in Optimist Park on Satur ...

Aylmer celebrates Canada’s 150th

Saturday, May 13th, 2017 · 0 Comments

A giant inflatable beaver was just one of many attractions during a parade that made its way through downtown Aylmer on Saturday morning, May 13 as part of the town's Canada 150 Celebrations that day. Hundreds ...

Where are the trout?

Saturday, May 13th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Bryson Mathers, 4, of St. Thomas used his dad's tackle box as a stool to sit on while settling in to wait for a bite during the annual Tim Hortons Kid's Fishing Derby at Springwater Conservation Area southwest ...

McGregor PS jumps for Heart and Stroke

Friday, May 12th, 2017 · 0 Comments

Grade 1 pupil Emily Braun jumped as high as she could during Aylmer McGregor Public School's annual Jump Rope for Heart event on Friday, May 12. Almost the entire pupil body participated in the fun outdoor acti ...