Archive: April 2015 | Elmwood 100

From an Elmwood “Lifer” – Elizabeth Raymont (Heatherington), student, 1949-1963

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  • April 27, 2015

Liz Raymont started school at Elmwood in Junior Kindergarten and stayed 14 years, until the end of Grade 12. Kindergarten: My family came to Canada from Britain in 1949, and friends of my parents encouraged them to send me to a nearby school called Elmwood. Junior Kindergarten was taught by Mrs. Altman in the “fish bowl,” a large room with big windows overlooking the front courtyard and kitchen door. There were both boys and girls in kindergarten, and our playground was behind the school, beside...

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