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Greater Essex County District School Board
Building Tomorrow Together Every Learner, Every Day
GECDSB Special Olympics

NEWS RELEASE                                 
Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1
519-255- 3200

May 9, 2018
Contact: Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury
Phone: 519-255-3200 ext. 10224

GECDSB Special Olympics
- more than 800 students competing-

Five hundred and seventy-five young student athletes are preparing to compete in the annual GECDSB Elementary Schools Special Olympics on Thursday, May 10th at the Sandwich Secondary School.

Opening ceremonies will commence at 10:00 a.m. Following the day's track and field events there will be lunch for all participants and a dance in the gymnasium.

The Secondary Special Olympics will have 250 competitors on Friday, May 11th, following the same schedule.

The games and social events are supported by staff and more than 200 leadership students from high schools throughout the GECDSB.

For more information contact Stephen Silvaggio @ 519-254-6475 or