2018 Heroes of Zorra Spelling Bee

The Spelling Bee will be on Sunday, November 18, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. at the Embro Legion.

The contest is open to all elementary school children who live in Zorra Township, regardless of which school they attend. 

Registration deadline is midnight November 7, 2018

For more detailed information see the documents below:


2017  Heroes of Zorra Spelling Bee

The Heroes of Zorra Spelling Bee will take place on Sunday, November 12, 2017.

The contest is open to all elementary school children who live in Zorra Township, regardless of what school they attend.

Deadline for registering is midnight on Wednesday, November 1, 2017

For more detailed information download documents from the list below:



Elementary Schools in Zorra Township were invited to enter a contest offered by the Heroes of Zorra committee in 2014.  Grade 4 students were asked to produce a media text; Grade 5 a flyer/poster: Grade 6 a pamphlet; and Grades 7/8 a 1 minute video.

Samples of video created by grade 7/8 students

By Madisson, AJ Baker PS

Click here to watch the video.

Samples of pamphlets created by grade 6 students

By Owen Fraser, ZHPPS

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By Caleb Whetstone, ZHPPS

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Samples of flyer/poster created by grade 5 students

By Jessica Hatch, AJ Baker PS


Samples of newspaper article created by grade 4 students

By Claire Rutledge, AJ Baker PS



Veterans Affairs Canada Youth and Educators

This is the section for Youth and Educators on the Government of Canada, Veterans website   As well there is other information which is always changing.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

This is the Commonwealth War Graves Commission site where records of the war dead for WW1 and WW11 are kept so that graves or names on memorials can be located.

Collections Canada

This allows you to search the over 600,000 man and women enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) during the First World War (1914 -1918 ) as soldiers, nurses and chaplains. Here you can see the completed Attestation Papers completed when enlistment occurred. It includes, among other things, where and when they enlisted, birth date, their actual signature as well as height, eye color etc.