Silver Linings

On the Lighter Side

New: O Canada: A Prelude and an Anthem

Revv52’s tribute to Canada Day!

O Canada: A Prelude and an Anthem


Longest Time Quarantine Edition

Check-out Vancouver’s Phoenix Chamber Choir’s edition of Billy Joel’s song: The Longest Time – Quarantine Edition on YouTube.


Pets Will Thrive

Check out Cooper the 7 week old pup singing about the coronavirus.

Cooper the singing puppy


Great opportunities to make music together despite social distancing and sheltering in place.

www.canadatogether.com


I Will Survive!

A corona virus version for teachers going online.

www.youtube.com


Les Miserables

A U.K. family’s lockdown theme rendition of Les Miserables.

www.npr.org

Inspirations


June 2020 Grad Messages

For truly inspirational messages from the Class of 2020 students, parents, educators, friends & supporters, browse the beautiful messages:

ted.com inspiring grad messages


“Gratitude is one of the sweet shortcuts to finding peace of mind and happiness inside. No matter what is going on outside of us, there’s always something we could be grateful for.” (Neil Kaufman)


“Ours is not the task of fixing the entire world all at once, but of stretching out to mend the part of the world that is within our reach.”  (Pinkola Estés)


“Practise not-doing and everything will fall into place.” (Lao-Tzu Tao Te Ching)


“We can all feel a little damaged sometimes…But remember, a broken crayon can draw just as colorfully as a whole crayon.” (Jane Lee Logan)


“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll  try again tomorrow.”(Mary Ane Radmacher)


“Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations” 

(Unknown)

Food for Thought

New: Who Do I Want to Be During COVID-19?

Fear-Growth Zone


Silver Linings & Pandemic Comforts

www.cbc.ca

The Good That Can Come Out of an Upside Down World

www.bbc.com


Silver linings

Our Jr. School Principal, Susan Cruikshank shared: “My COVID Ball Cap Shield makes a bad hair day a thing of the past!”


Our Jr. School Counsellor, Lorna Newman is getting her steps in every day helping our primary school students get to their buses after school!


If you have a silver lining coming from out of life in these uncertain times that you would like to share, please email one of your school counsellors:

abowden@qms.bc.ca  

or 

lnewman@qms.bc.ca