In this issue of The Pillars magazine, you will read about many examples of Pickering people who are living by our guiding values -- compassion, community, integrity, respect and responsibility. You will also read about the outstanding accomplishments of our students, faculty and alumni. Pillars Archive
Thank you to Donors
Every year, our generous donors help to grow programs and to care for our facilities, benefiting students today and tomorrow. You will see in the Thank You to the Pickering College Community report stories of current and past parents, recent and long-time alumni, past and current staff who care deeply about supporting Pickering College and its students.
The 2017-2018 Report Card demonstrates the breadth and depth of student accomplishment and the sound management of the school itself. This year marks a significant change in our reporting. You will see we have changed the format to include an infographic spread highlighting the health of our school, and we are now reporting on the three overarching areas of our Strategic Plan: Build, Fund and Innovate and the three initiatives contained in each of these areas.
Creativity & Innovation
In the Creativity & Innovation newsletter, you will find examples of exciting projects students are working on in the classroom, enriching activities happening outside the classroom, professional development teachers are engaged in and other innovative developments in Pickering College education.
In our Junior Kindergarten to Grade 2 classrooms, we have begun to enrich, in depth and breadth, our Pickering College roots, programs and teaching with a Reggio Inquiry Approach.
Reggio is an innovative and inspiring approach which values the child as capable, competent, creative, confident, resilient, and full of potential.
PC Review of Writing
Thanks to the vision and generous support of Daniel Weinzweig, young creative writers at Pickering College have produced a history of success. The nationally-recognized Joshua Weinzweig Creative Writing Program provides young writers with systemic opportunity to develop their craft, resource and program support, and effective mentoring and recognition for their efforts. Each year, student work is published in the PC Review of Writing.