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30 Years of French Immersion in Yukon

It's a celebration... three decades of French immersion education at Ecole Whitehorse Elementary in the heart of the city. The popular program has come a long way from its roots back in 1981. Demand has grown by leaps and bounds at Whitehorse Elementary and F.H. Collins Secondary.

One of that very first pioneering group of kindergarten students is Danielle Nixon, who is now sharing the second language she learned with grade 4 students as a teacher at Whitehorse Elementary.

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