Thursday, March 24, 2016

Moose Jaw Times-Herald: Shaving heads for books

Teachers at Westmount School get heads shaved after kids sell more than 500 books at book fair
A Westmount Elementary School student 
helps to shave teacher Derick Paice's hair
at the school on March 24, 2016.
Lisa Goudy/Times-Herald

By Lisa Goudy

Chants of, 'Shave the beard!' reverberated through the gymnasium at Westmount School on Thursday afternoon.

"You can just see the enjoyment in the kids faces," said Grade 6/7 teacher Derick Paice, whom kids chanted for his beard to get shaved as well as his hair. "That was the biggest positive, just to see the kids happy."

Paice and Grade 1/2 teacher Keith Silversides sat on chairs on the stage of the gymnasium as a handful of kids took turns shaving the hair from their heads.

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