The Canadian Peregrine Foundation

Project School Visit:
John Darling School (Kitchener)

Visit sponsored by: Friends of the Environment Foundation

On December 14, 1999, we visited the students at Kitchener's John Darling School with our 9-year-old peregrine falcon, Qetesh.  Here is some of the feedback we received from them, and a letter from the principal below:

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Dear Mr. Green and Marcel,

John Darling School appreciated your visit this past Tuesday.  We loved the movie and like meeting Kateche.  Good thing you put out the newspaper for Kateche.  We hope we can experience another visit from you next year, and we'll all make sure to keep a lookout for those peregrine falcons.

From Mr. Doyle's and Mrs. Kellermen's classes

(note: it appears that we forgot to tell these classes how we spell Qetesh's name, so the students took the phonetic route...)

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The traveling road show, sponsored by Friends of the Environment, Canada Trust, with Bill Green and his peregrine falcon came to our school on Tuesday December 14, 1999.  His interactive presentation was given to over 150 students in grades 4 and 5.

The students and staff were very impressed by the presentation given by Bill.  Below are some comments by Mrs. Anne Bishop-Payne, who helped co-ordinate this presentation:

Anne was so impressed with this presentation that she spoke to Bill about being a presenter at our annual Earthfest, an environmental fair for students from different schools in our county.  This day long event takes place in the spring on a Saturday and usually attracts over 200 students, parents, and educators who are genuinely interested in issues about our environment.

Your sincerely, D. Lane, Principal

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