McLeod students visit community businesses on Pink Shirt Day

W.L. McLeod students made a book that they gave to every business on Pink Shirt Day. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Teachers singing “All You Need is Love” along with students outside the Omineca Express office in Vanderhoof. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Drawing in the book made by Wruth / OMeara. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
W.L. McLeod Elementary School students. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
The book presented to Connexus on Feb. 26. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
W.L. McLeod Elementary student during their performance at Connexus. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Students at Connexus for Pink Shirt Day. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Pink Shirt Day celebrated in Vanderhoof. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

‘All You Need is Love.’

This Pink Shirt Day, W.L. McLeod elementary students, inspired by the Beatles, visited various businesses and sang their hearts out to the famed song.

After their performance, a student handed over a book ‘All You Need is Love McLeod Pink Shirt Day 2020’ book to each business which includes the students interpretation of the classic Beatles song.

Each class took a section of the lyrics, Principal Libby Hart explained.

“We hope a copy of the book will remain in their waiting rooms for years to come as a reminder of kindness and caring,” she added.

Kindness, caring and inclusion are topics discussed at the elementary school during Pink Shirt Day.

READ MORE: Spreading the message of kindness on Pink Shirt Day

The theme for the Feb. 26 event across Canada in 2020, is “Lift each other up”, which aims to make people look beyond their differences and celebrate things that make us unique, states CKNW on their website.

READ MORE: Pink Shirt Day campaign urges Canadians to ‘Lift Each Other Up’

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Aman Parhar
Editor, Vanderhoof Omineca Express

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