Calgary French & International School

May 01, 2014 07:15 ET

Media Advisory: Three Schools, 1000 Students Join to Take Action on Bullying, Human Rights at Event on Friday, May 2, 2014

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 1, 2014) - On Friday, May 2, the Calgary French & International School (CFIS) will bring a line-up of speakers from across Alberta and Canada to inspire students to take action on bullying, human rights and oppression at their second Mini We Day.

Inspired by the Canada-wide Me to We conferences that bring thousands of students together each year, CFIS has expanded the event in its second year, inviting two neighboring schools to their Mini We Day conference: Calgary Connect Charter School and École Sainte-Marguerite-Bourgeoys.

Mini We Day guests include six speakers from throughout Alberta and Canada including:

Interviews are available with:

  • The above-mentioned speakers
  • Mme. Margaret Dorrance, Head of School
  • Student and faculty organizers and participants
Date: Friday, May 2
Time: From 8:50 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Location: The Calgary French & International School at 700 - 77th Street SW, Calgary, AB


8:50 to 10:20 a.m. Grades 3 to 12 Main speaker: Overcoming bullying, Free the Children main speaker, finding your passion
10: 20 to 10:40 a.m Break
10:40 to 11 a.m. Grades 1 to 12 Excellence, teamwork, sporting behaviour
11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Grades 4 to 12 Diversity, equality, multiculturalism
12:15 to 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 to 3:15 p.m. Grades 6 to 12 Environment, quality of life, health, global perspective

For more information or to let us know you are coming, please contact Theresa Gerritsen, CFIS communications:, 587-885-1067. Please bring appropriate identification as a media-affiliate with you to the school.

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