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Healthy Active School Symposium 2019 - Winter Wonderland!

Posted on January 11

Northland School Division No. 61 is hosting its 2nd Annual Healthy Active School Symposium (HASS) with support from Ever Active Schools and Alberta Health Services. HASS empowers students to create a healthy school community. It also promotes healthy eating, active living, and mental wellbeing!

Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019

Time: 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Location: Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation (18 km north Slave Lake on Highway 88). Click here for directions. 

Activities Planned:

  • Round Dance,
  • Pow Wow Demo,
  • Guided Snowshoe,
  • Traditional Games,
  • Outdoor Food Preparation,
  • Orienteering,
  • AMA Youth Run Club,
  • Winter Survival, and
  • Snow Science.

Who can attend HASS and What to Wear? 

The event is open to students in grades 4-12. Each school is welcome to bring up to eight (8) students. HASS is open to a maximum of 80 students. All participants should be dressed appropriately for the cooler temperatures. We suggest dressing in layers and wearing winter boots. A large portion of the day will be spent outside.


The deadline for schools to register is Friday, February 22, 2019. Click here to fill out the online form or contact Manager of Student Services Lorna Grainger at lorna.grainger@nsd61 or 780-624-2060 extension - 6163. 

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