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Greater Essex County District School Board
Building Tomorrow Together Every Learner, Every Day
2019 Special Olympics

boy does standing long jump.jpgThe weather held just long enough for hundreds of students athletes, their coaches and supporters to enjoy the 2019 GECDSB Elementary Special Olympics at Sandwich Secondary School.

studnet being cheered on by supporters.jpgFollowing an impressive opening parade, led by the drumline and marching band from Anderdon Public School, athletes were marshalled by high school leadership students for their competitions, running, throwing and jumping. Hugs and high fives rained down on the competitors who accepted their ribbons, no matter the colour, with smiles and satisfaction.

boy throwing ball.jpgBy the time the inclement weather rolled in everyone was safe, warm and dry in the Sandwich gym enjoying the post-competition dance and social.