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“He was like a teacher in a classroom. He just wanted to get his message across. If we did something wrong, he'd show discomfort and disappointment. It wasn't like he was jumping to the ceiling and raising cain.”
“Last Wednesday staff discovered a couple of areas of mould growth on some classroom walls. They were less than a square foot in surface area, totally different from the last time. There was something like three or four (areas) of surface mould growth, not the kind of stuff before, when it was behind the walls and growing for a long time. This is a different story.”
“It just seems to be the next step for us with the additional work bays and classroom space. Right now, our students get training in the areas of engine performance, steering and suspension, electrical and electronics and brakes. With the post-secondary program, we would add air conditioning and complete engine and transmission work.”
“Sports and other forms of vigorous physical activity provide educational experience which cannot be duplicated in the classroom. They are an uncompromising laboratory in which we must htink and act quickly and efficiently under pressure and then force us to meet our own inadequacies face to face - and do something about them - as nothing else does.
In any athletic activity we are thrown upon our own resources to succeed or fail in the face of a strong and immediate challenge. Sports resemble life in a capsule form and the participant quickly learns that his preformance depends upon the development of strength, stammina, self-discipline and a sure and study judgement.”
“It's important to the students and it helps build relationships between teachers and students outside of the classroom. You get to know them on a personal level. They step out of their comfort zone. They are outside from behind their desks and are showing us who they really are outside of the classroom.”