b"The program's positive momentum continued through otherI love coming to school on Thursday, but I come to school way technology-based activities like coding, mapping and treatymore now on all the days, said one student in the program. exploration. The students learning literally took flight with a unit on aviation which included studying photography,Elder Lionel Mason was able to join the group most weeks and drone footage and how planes fly. The group even had thehis knowledge, humour and kindness were incredibly enriching opportunity to head into the air for an actual flight at to everyone involved. The Indigenous Education Language St. Andrews airport. This memorable experience was team also provided opportunities to learn Anishinaabemowin in a favourite of almost everyone involved.fun and engaging ways.The aviation unit wrapped up with the opportunity for students to pilot an F-18 Fighter Jet with the use of a simulator. Students also visited the Louis Riel Arts & Technology Centre to tour potential programs and work with the Culinary Arts students and teachers to make pizza and decorate a cake. We saw students engage in learning and build positive relationships that translated to success beyond the program, success that they carried back into their classrooms and lives. Chris Heidebrecht,member of the Learning Teamand program facilitatorMoving in to the 2022-2023 school year, the group leading Giniigaaniiminaan plans to build on the success of the program to continue helping learners thrive and flourish in LRSD.33"