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School District 5
École Isabella Dicken Elementary School


​​​​​StrongStart provides an opportunity for parents and caregivers to share in their child's early learning experiences.  At ​​​​École Isabella Dicken Elementary, our StrongStart centre​ is run by Celine Hawkins.  Celine is a qualified Early Childhood Educator who does a fantastic job of planning activities and materials to foster the development of social, emotional, physical, cognitive and early literacy skills through PLAY.

The centre is run FREE of charge on a drop-in basis for all families with children not yet in kindergarten.  For more information, email