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Oldest Russian school in Canada celebrated 40th anniversary

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Oldest Russian school in Canada celebrated 40th anniversary


Natalia Tarushkina
One of the oldest Russian language institutions in Canada, St. Cyril and Methodius Russian school in Ottawa has celebrated 40th anniversary, Marina Kochetova informed. The Education Center Rodnik conducted at the school celebrates 10 years.

School administration celebrated the double anniversary with a festive reception. Representatives from Russian diplomatic mission, Kazakh Ambassador to Canada, parents and young students were invited.

Heads of foreign services congratulated the school on high achievements in Russian language teaching. The head of the school and priest Dmitry at Protection of the Holy Virgin Memorial Church parish wished the school success and prosperity.

Kids have prepared a great performance that impressed everyone. The school director Natalia Tarushkina has spoke about the history of the educational center Rodnik. She has noted that 200 kids learn not only Russian language, but also Russian history and culture,. Other disciplines are available at the center, such as chess, choreography, music and art.

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