Gulfstream Public School gets $100,000 from Indigo
By Sean Delaney
In May, 30 elementary schools across Canada learned that they would benefit from the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation's annual $1.5 million in Literacy Fund grants, and Emery’s Gulfstream Public School was one.
Indigo, Chapters and Coles stores across the country hosted commu...
An Emery legend in the making
By Sean Delaney
Christian Springett is setting new standards for sprinting in Emery, and neither he, nor his family saw it coming from the soft spoken, hard working student.
“He’s an interesting kid because I never knew he could run, that he was fast,” said his father Robert. “We never knew...
Yesterday & Today: Up, Up and Away
By Tim Lambrinos
In 1958, a brand-new elementary school opened on Gulfstream Road, in the heart of a newly built subdivision named Woodview. Prior to development, Matthew Griffith and Charlie Grubbe ran large agricultural operations on the land. All new streets around the school were named afte...
Emery’s Poet Laureate
This month, Dr. Laurence Hutchman was designated with the title as Poet Laureate of Emery. Hutchman was a student at Gulfstream Public School and Emery Collegiate Institute in the 1960’s. He went on to become a professor who taught English Literature at several Canadian universities. He recei...
Cleaning Rowntree Mills Park
BY SAYADA NABI
The city of Toronto has a little less garbage on the grounds today because of the Live Green initiative. This program encourages schools and business to take twenty minutes out of their day and make the city a cleaner place.
Almost 150,000 students cleaned the ground a...