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Orange Shirt Day - Friday, Sept. 22

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Orange Shirt Day - Friday, Sept. 22
by Sidney Elementary - Thursday, 21 September 2017, 10:25 AM

Orange Shirt Day - Friday, Sept 22

Orange Shirt Day is taking place across the country on September 30th. Sidney Elementary's Orange Shirt Day will be taking place on Friday, Sept. 22. Students and staff are encourage to wear orange on Friday.

People are wearing orange shirts to remember the experiences of former students of Indian Residential Schools and to commit to ongoing reconciliation. Orange Shirt Day is a reminder of the time a former student who had her own orange shirt taken from her by the residential school, only to see another child wearing it days later. The objective of this day is to aid in the healing and reconciliation process to create a better future for generations to come.