Welborne Avenue Public School is deeply saddened by the tragic events that occurred at a Quebec City mosque on January 29, 2017. Our thoughts are with all those affected, and the first responders who worked diligently to keep everyone safe.
As an expression of support and solidarity with the community in Quebec City, all schools of the Limestone District School Board will lower its flag to half-mast as that community mourns for those lost in this tragic events.
Although events like this are rare, we cannot downplay the impact they have on our students, families and staff. Our reactions to unexpected and troubling situations can shape how children and youth experience these events, and can influence their perceptions of safety.
Please know that the safety and security of our students and staff is always our first priority. If at any time, we are advised by authorities that any action is required, we will move swiftly as directed.
We know that an unimaginable event like this affects all of us. If you feel your child needs to speak to someone, please contact Ms. Lawn who will arrange for Educational Services Support Staff to meet with your child at our school.
Welborne Avenue Public School
190 Welborne Avenue,