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Mental Health Dramatization

We are pleased to have a special performance called The Secret Life of Riley K  come to our school on Tuesday, January 10th. This dramatization and was created by Juno award-winning musical writers, Judy and David Gershon, and by Canadian director and playwright, Ali Joy Richardson, along with guidance from a team of mental health specialists. 

The Secret Life of Riley Kay is their brand new Mental Health Program, focusing on anxiety, and specifically created for grades 4 - 6.  12-year-old Riley Kay, is a clever, ambitious girl who strives for a perfect life.  But the prospect of giving a big speech leads to a perfect mess!  She is surprised to learn that her sick stomach was not the flu, but anxiety.  Riley discovers she isn’t alone with these challenges and that help is nearby. 

This curriculum-integrated show encourages serious classroom discussion about how to reduce anxiety and support a balanced approach in life. Parents are also encouraged to discuss these concerns with your children at home.

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