On Wednesday, October 23, SMD welcomes guest speaker Aubrey Clarke to our school. Clarke will present to our FDK to Grade 6 students in the gym. Clarke is a talented author and musician, writing several children’s books including Charlene the Mean Queen and It’s Not Over Until It’s Over and the lyrics to the song “Fly Fly Way Up High”, which is featured in his book, Fly Little Blackbird Fly. As an entrepreneur, Clarke started his own media sales and marketing company and is currently under contract with one of Canada’s largest independent radio networks as the Director of Business Development. He was instrumental in helping to secure a broadcast license for Canada’s first all Blues radio station. Clarke’s presentation aims to instill belief, confidence and compassion, motivating and inspiring students to turn their dreams into a reality. Clarke will cover topics including: bullying, self-confidence, perseverance, hope, courage and compassion. Students will be taught the inspirational song “Fly Fly Way Up High”. For more information, visit: www.aubreyclarke.com.