Skip to main content
151 Dairy Avenue, Napanee, ON, K7R 4B2| Office: 613-354-2255| Toll free: 1-800-581-1116 Staff Links
School News

Grade 8 Students Create Museum Exhibit in Classroom

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic School
February 17, 2017

Students at the Jewish discrimination tableMrs. Carlin-Adam's Grade 8 class at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic School has created a history museum right in their classroom. The museum has five exhibits, showcasing groups of people that have experiences discrimination that are part of the Grade 8 curriculum. On February 16 & 17, other classes at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic School came to visit the exhibits and the Grade 8 students had the opportunity to share what they had learned about each group. They talked about how each group experienced discrimination through a social justice lens. 

Each group of students chose a group in history that has experience discrimination. The five groups included: Aboriginal people, Jewish people during the time of the Holocaust, Chinese people working on the rail road,  Irish people during the potato famine and African Americans.

Each group had a section of the classroom and were to create a bulletin board and table upon which to display their artifacts. Each group of students created various artifacts specific to their group which details the group's experience of discrimination. For each artifact, students wrote an article which detailed the artifact's historical significance. Students teaching younger students about Chinese rail road

Click here to view more photos from the Classroom History Museum​

 

 

  • Discipleship

    We accept the call to be imitators of Christ by embracing the Beatitudes through authentic witness at the school, community, and global levels. Rooted in our commitment to transmit our Faith and Catholic tradition, we are inspired to build communities dedicated to the formation of young people who recognize their gifts and responsibilities to contribute to the transformation of the world into a more just and loving society for all.

  • Scholarship

    We believe that each student, made in the image and likeness of God and being hope for the future, can be engaged in their learning and achieve at high levels with appropriate supports. We are committed to ensuring that the potential of each student is realized through the achievement of ambitious outcomes and improving in their learning to the highest possible level.

  • Stewardship

    We embrace our responsibilities for the prudent and judicious use of the resources we have been allocated. In our context, we are committed to the development and growth of all employees, responsible and accountable practices and our call to care for all of God's creation.