Friday, 25 September 2015

50th Anniversary Back to School BBQ

On Thursday, September 24th Athlone School celebrated its 50th Anniversary with an afternoon open house and assembly followed by a BBQ in the evening.

It was a privilege to have  a number of former staff and students attend. They were able to reminisce by looking through old attendance registers and photo albums in the library. A highlight included the presence of Mr. Alfred Tober, who actually was part of the brick-laying crew who worked on the construction of the school back in 1965.

The BBQ was coordinated by the Athlone Parent Council  and was a fun time for all!

A big thank you goes out to all the staff, Parent Council and all the volunteers who helped make this such a successful event.

Special thanks to Adam Melnyk and Bev Villanueva who sat on a planning committee and were a big help getting our plans off the ground.

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