We have helpers, the RCMP, to make sure we're responsible in our community," said Oak Bank Elementary school principal Gwen MacFayden said.
As part of an on going school-wide program to teach students about respect, responsibility and attitude, Oak Bank Elementary School staff make a daily pledge with their students to be respectful and responsible in all of the day's events."It's a daily motto.We're all personally making the commitment to be respectful of each other and responsible for our actions," MacFayden
said.The high five program, part of the Oak Bank Pride initiative, sees additions to the citizenship program each year. Since its inception four years ago, the school has introduced a daily motto, put up posters around the school, initiated a school song, and this year the staff decided to highlight one quality per month that students should try to use in their daily lives.For example September focused on respect, October highlighted courtesy and March acknowledged responsibility, MacFayden
said."We wanted the RCMP to hear a message from us, especially after they had a hard month losing their colleagues in Alberta.This high five for the RCMP is to thank them for all they do in our community," MacFayden
said at the assembly.Students swayed along and kept rhythm with simple dance moves as they performed group songs What can you say to a Hero as well as musical arrangements for officer Murchison who was honoured on behalf of all the officers under his