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Northwood PS Honours Day of the Girl
SCHOOL NEWS RELEASE           
Northwood Public School
1100 Northwood, Windsor
519-969-7610
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 10, 2014
Principal Chris Pillon
 
Celebrating the U.N. Day of the Girl
- Northwood PS emphasizes everyone’s right to education -
 
In honour of Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai students at Northwood Public School are celebrating the Day of the Girl with presentations today about the right of every child to have an education.
 
The Day of the Girl Child has been declared by the United Nations to be each, October 11th. This year’s theme is “empowering adolescent girls”.
 
This afternoon, following the nutrition break at Northwood, Grade 6 students will be making presentations to 10 other classes about everyone’s right to education. Malala Yousafzai was persecuted and physically attacked for trying to go to school in her village in Pakistan.
 
For more information contact Principal Chris Pillon @ 519-969-7610.