9:30 a.m., Nov. 27)
Wilfrid Laurier S.S. kicks off Toy Mountain campaign
Sir Wilfrid Laurier student council co-president
Linxi Mytkolli (left) is joined by fellow
students Justine Braham and Bryanna Lester
at the launch of the school's annual Toy Mountain
campaign. Fred Sherwin/Photo
and staff at Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School in Orléans
kicked off their annual Toy Mountain campaign on Monday
with hopes of collecting at least 500 toys for children
whose families are facing financially difficulties this
the number of toys the campaign collected last year and
the mininum school council co-presidents Linxi Mytkolli
and Erin Poter want to collect this time around.
can bring in a toy. The whole school is encouraged to
participate. And there are some homerooms that have in
class challenges as well," says Mytkolli.
two student leaders organized the campaign kick-off in
the school lobby where an 8-foot Christmas tree has been
set up along with a Toy Mountain Chalet built by the school's
Grade 12 construction class.
young students from the River Heights Preschool Centre
were given the honour of lighting the Christmas tree while
the school's brass ensemble played a medley of Christmas
Toy Mountain campaign will run from Nov. 26 to Dec. 19..
Members of the public can drop off toys at the school
which is located at 1515 Tenth Line Rd. between 8 a.m.
and 8 p.m.
story was made possible thanks to the generous support
of our local business partners.)
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