February is Black History Month and we are going to highlight a few trailblazers for people of colour in sports. The series will start with Willie O’Ree, the first black player to play in the National Hockey League. Willie O’Ree was born in 1935 in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. His family had escaped slavery in 1779 and made their way to the East Coast of Canada. Willie was the youngest of thirteen kids for Rosebud
High school is a time of learning, growing and figuring out who you are as a person and who you want to be. It can be hard to manoeuvre the struggles that come with being a high school student. Getting involved in clubs and teams around the school community not only makes high school more enjoyable but helps you navigate your way through your teenage years. Only 57% of kids participate in extracurriculars, they’re missing out!