Two Windsor schools will be rewarded with a pizza party this month for scoring high in their knowledge about fire safety. Grade 3 classes from McCallum and Academie Ste. Cecile scored the highest of all Grade 3 classes attending the Children’s Safety Village last year.
Students in Grade 3 attending the Children’s Safety Village learned about how to stay fire safe using interactive lessons. Touring through Sparky’s House kids learn about the importance of working smoke alarms, how to avoid burns, prevent fires and keep away from dangers in the home such as poisons and other hazardous substances commonly found at home. The session concludes by planning and practicing an escape from Sparky’s second floor bedroom.
To reinforce the knowledge learned during the lesson, students participate in a game of Family Feud, earning points to compete with other Grade 3 classes. “The points scored were so close this year we thought it only fair to award pizza parties to both schools,” said Deputy Chief Brian McLaughlin. Students are encouraged to make a plan and discuss what they learned with family members. “If only one fire or injury is prevented by teaching kids about how to stay fire safe we are pleased.”
The pizza parties will take place on:
- Thursday, February 16, at 12:30 p.m. at McCallum School, 4195 Milloy
- Friday, February 24, at 12:30 p.m. at Academie Ste. Cecile, 925 Cousineau.
Media are invited to attend both events.