Holiday Guide

The Festive Season at Fort McMurray Public School District

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Home to over 40 cultures - Fort McMurray Public School District is proud of its diversity, and its students who embrace their heritage. So much goes on in our 15 schools celebrating different religions, cultures and holidays. Here are a few photos to share.



Preparing potatoes for Thanksgiving Day at Beacon Hill Public School
Remembrance Day ceremony at Fort McMurray Christian School.
Walter and Gladys Hill Public School students celebrating Navratari, which is a festival dedicated to the worship of the Hindu deity Durga celebrated in India.
Christmas in full swing with giving back at Greely Road Public School.
Eid assembly at Fort McMurray Islamic School.
Greely Road School students enjoying Halloween


Kiran Malik-Khan is the Communications Manager for the Fort McMurray Public School District, and national award-winning communications professional. She is a freelance journalist, a communications professional, and a poet. She loves sharing stories about unique people, events, and organizations. Kiran is the co-founder and volunteer public relations director for NorthWord magazine, Fort McMurray's first and only literary magazine. She is also the President/Co-founder of World Hijab Day Fort McMurray. A proud Pakistani-Canadian who grew up in New Jersey, she is a fierce advocate of Fort McMurray, multiculturalism, women's rights, and equality for all. Got a story nobody is telling? Send her ideas: DM and follow on Twitter @KiranMK0822.

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