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Looking towards Portage View Public School. 2016-09-05T16:20:59+00:00
Jim Lem at Hillcrest Public School on Toronto Street. 2016-09-05T16:28:45+00:00
Portage View Elementary School Grade 6 Class. 2016-07-06T02:28:54+00:00
Students of 13A Innisfil Huronia Public School play in the snow during recess. 2016-09-05T16:11:24+00:00
Students participate in a puppet show in a primary class at Codrington Public School. 2017-02-06T14:53:22+00:00
School children tour the Museum train at the Allandale Train Station. 2016-09-14T09:46:34+00:00
Parking lot entrance at the Simcoe Community Services Sunny Park Nursery School. 2016-06-17T13:26:52+00:00
Students in the primary class at a summer Vacation Bible School held at 13A Innisfil Huronia Public School. 2016-09-05T16:22:35+00:00
Students pose with a nativity scene at a summer Vacation Bible School held at 13A Innisfil Huronia Public School. 2016-09-05T16:22:36+00:00
Ms. Goodfellow’s (Baker) Grade 2 and 3 class photo at 13A Innisfil Huronia Public School. 2016-09-05T16:20:47+00:00
Pet Show in Ms. Goodfellow’s (Baker) class at 13A Innisfil Huronia Public School (3). 2016-09-05T16:14:49+00:00
Trees hide Codrington Public School on a warm summer day. 2016-06-12T21:40:29+00:00


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