Where were you 40 years ago? I was starting grade 9 at W.C.Eaket Secondary School. I was a nervous “minor niner”. Even the thoughts of my older family members blazing the trail for me at high school, didn’t ease my nerves. My new...Continue Reading
Welcome to our blog The Literacy Lantern. Here we plan to shine a light for literacy.
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It has been many months since our last blog post. Is that a good or a bad thing? Maybe we can say that we have been too busy to write or maybe nothing has happened so we have nothing to report. I am hoping that it is the first suggestion. And as I...Continue Reading
What a great way to procrastinate…write a blog. There are a ton of things I should be doing but as every toddler has said once in his/her life, “I don’t wanna do that.” We are one day away from a starting a new tradition here at Li...Continue Reading
Here is the latest in our series of learner stories. Jack is the reason why I need to colour my hair!! He comes in to the office at least once a month with a fundraising idea. But he doesn’t expect me to do the fundraising idea alone, he works right...Continue Reading
We would like to introduce you to “Sebastien”. He sat down yesterday with one of our placement students and told his story. The one thing that stands out about Sebastien is his manners. This is one respectful young man. Our placement student D...Continue Reading
One of the students at Literacy Nipissing has kindly offered to share his story to help in our efforts of getting people to understand the importance of adult upgrading. This student has been coming to our centre for a few months now, and is very dedicate...Continue Reading
It is January 26th already. Why do I always think that time will slow down? It is hard to believe that the last time a blog was written here was in July. July – the sun was shining, the leaves were green and the water was blue. January – the s...Continue Reading
This weekend I had the privilege of attending my niece’s wedding. It was such a wonderful weekend. We laughed, we cried and of course, we ate lots of great food. I enjoy so many things at a wedding. I love seeing friends and family that I do...Continue Reading
Recently, my husband and I were heading back to North Bay after a weekend down south. We were taking the back roads to avoid the “Southern Ontario traffic nightmare”. We came over a hill and I yelled, “Stop!!!!!” My husband s...Continue Reading
I find that Canadians are addicted to summer. The more winters I live through, the more I can’t wait for summer. I love this time of year when the sun is shining and it is warm, the gardens are blooming and everyone seems happier. So it’...Continue Reading