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  1. Tomorrow is a PD Day.

  2. Junior Choir practices today at 12:20 lunch recess.

  3. The Sr. Boys, the Sr. Girls and the Jr. Boys basketball teams all have practice today after school 3:15 - 4:45.

  4. Today is Random Act of Kindness Day! The early years committee is inviting you to participate in a Kindness themed door decorating contest. Early Year committee members will vote on their favorite 3 doors between today and February 25th. Winners will be announced on Monday February 28th!

  5. Big shout out to the Jr. Boys Basketball team on their win against STA! Hard work pays off!


In Honor of Black History Month (We recognize the following…)

Donovan Bailey is one of the world's all-time greatest and most dominant sprinting legends. Track and Field News named Bailey Sprinter of the Decade (90’s). The first man in history to be world champion, Olympic champion and world record holder at the same time.  

Donovan Anthony Bailey was born in Manchester Parish, Jamaica on December 16, 1967 as the fourth of five sons to George and Daisy Bailey.[1] Before going to Mount Olivet Primary School, he would take care of his family's chickens, goats, and pigs.[1] Donovan was fast when he was a young boy, with his former teacher Claris Lambert recounting that "He showed his athletic skills from grade one. He always came first in races."[1]

Bailey immigrated to Canada at age 12 and played basketball before graduating from Queen Elizabeth Park High School in Oakville, Ontario.[1] During high school, his brother, O'Neil, won 4 Ontario Provincial titles in the long jump. Bailey was exceptionally fast as well, clocking 10.65 seconds in the 100m at the age of 16. However, his main interest was in basketball. After graduating in June 1984, Bailey attended Sheridan College, for which he played basketball during the 1986-1987 school year. He graduated from Sheridan with a degree in Business Administration. Bailey then began working as a property and marketing consultant for an importing and exporting clothing company.[5

He is a two-time Olympic champion, three time world champion, and two time world record holder. He's also the only person to be inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame twice. 

In 1996 Bailey achieved the fastest top speed ever recorded in history at 27.07 mph, only surpassed by Usain Bolt.  

Bailey also broke the indoor 50 meter world record in a time of 5.56 seconds, a record that still stands today.  

Since retirement in 2001, he has worked as a commentator for CBC, CTV and Eurosport. He also serves as a board advisor for several companies.  Donovan is involved with and supports many charitable associations.


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