A week before Christmas in Conception Bay
Peace on earth good will to men rang out all over Conception Bay North last week as residents prepared for the Christmas season. The Compass managed to capture a few of their yuletide preparations and festive activities on camera.
Newfoundland musician Kelly Russell reads a Christmas story from the tales of Pigeon Inlet to a group of students at Coley’s Point Primary during a matinee concert at the school. Russell has been at the school for the past few weeks as part of an Arts Smarts program.
Coley’s Point Kindergarten student Rachel Morgan hugs her teacher Kim Butler as Butler reaches for the microphone to lead the audience in a carol sing last Wednesday Dec. 16.
Guidance Councillor Mike O’Driscoll decorates his office at Amalgamated Academy in Bay Roberts. Many activities and events have been held at the school over the past few weeks.
Coley’s Point Principal Joy Brown plays the piano and tries to help Kindergarten teacher Kim Butler remember the lyrics to the song The Twelve Days of Christmas during a matinee at the school.
Ruth and Lloyd Gosse decorate the outside of their home in Bay Roberts with Christmas lights while their dog Bruno watches excitedly from the living room window.
Grade 1 students along with their teachers Stephanie Lawlor and Janelle Dakins pose for a group photo after they put the finishing touches on a Christmas tree in the school’s lobby.
Bonnie Parsons, student assistant and Kerilynn Smith, Challenging Needs teacher at Ascension Collegiate in Bay Roberts, serves up yummy pieces of Christmas cake to students in their class.