One teacher in Holyrood has spent weeks building an ice rink behind his school, to allow students to get outside and skate during class.
Andrew Martin is the physical education teacher at Holy Cross Elementary, and he’s spent his mornings and evenings hosing down the ice patch to make it ready for skates.
On Wednesday, three classes were heading out on the ice — and it’s been a big hit.
“It’s quite amazing. Talking to them in the corridor and you can just feel the excitement and the nice little buzz with all the kids, they’re pretty pumped about it,” Martin said.
“And it’s more than just myself — the kids have been helping all the way through and I even have some old students that I’ve taught and who have moved on to other schools come back and help in the evening time, so it’s been a really positive experience, I’ve got to say.”
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