Testimonials

As part of its outreach programme to families and children in the community and to schools that have identified at risk children, the Valiquette Academy Foundation actively seeks to help those who cannot afford the assistance they so very much need. Families often contact us because they hear about the work we do from other members of the community. The Valiquette Academy also contacts the 13 schools within a five kilometre radius and offers to help children from each school. Our mandate is simple, children must be from a family who cannot afford the educational support their child needs and the child must want to improve. Below are some of the words that attest to the great importance of our work – the tremendous need we help fulfill. Names have been ommitted to preserve anonimity.

Isabelle,
Isabelle, Tutor
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"I was a tutor at the Valiquette Academy Foundation for three years and I saw with my own eyes, time and time again, that no student is denied because he or she cannot afford to pay. The Foundation regularly pays for children so they can benefit from free tutoring, free March Break Camp, and free Summer Camp. The Foundation continually provides food for the children and ensures that they have proper winter clothing. The more the Valiquette Academy Foundation receives support, the more children will be helped. I hope the Foundation will continue to grow as it helps so many children in so many areas of their lives."
Anonymous,Parent
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"The Valiquette Academy Foundation allowed our son to continue to receive as much tutoring as he needed, even after my husband lost his job. We will always be very grateful!"
AnonymousFather
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"I am so happy to see that someone is taking the initiative to help the children in our community in the most meaningful way! We have three children who work very hard at school but still were not getting satisfactory grades. Thanks to The Valiquette Academy Foundation, the cost of their tutoring and camps is subsidied – we could not afford it otherwise. Since they have attended the Academy, (our oldest has attended for four years so far), all have improved their grades and have become very focused and confident."
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Jacqueline,
Jacqueline, Parent
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"A few words of appreciation and thanks regarding the Valiquette Academy. We are very satisfied with the teaching and supervision of our son Robert at the Valiquette Academy. Our son has made real progress this school career. We are French and so our son could not speak English. Thanks to the efforts of the teachers during his weekend classes, Robert has learned to communicate well in English. As a result of his time at the Academy’s summer camp, he also improved his French and can now perform math calculations independently. We would like to warmly thank the Valiquette Academy for their efforts, and we encourage them to continue their work of training and orienting the future children of tomorrow."
Aleeza,
Aleeza,Grade 6
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"When I first came to the Valiquette Academy, I was failing in both French and math and my other grades weren’t much better. I was really struggling with all my schoolwork. As soon as I started at the Valiquette Academy, I knew that they were doing something very different and something very special. Thanks to them, I learned how to read and take notes, how to study, how to write essays, and maybe most importantly, I learned to focus and to always keep trying. It took a year, but I went from failing to getting 70% in all my subjects. Now in my second year with the Valiquette Academy I am often getting high 80%."
Eric,Grade 2
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"This is the best school ever! I learn so much!"
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Anonymous, Parent
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"I was contacted by my daughter’s school and told that a tutoring centre was offering free tutoring. My daughter reads every night and spends hours studying regularly, but still failed. My husband and I do not speak French and we could never afford tutoring. The Valiquette Academy Foundation made a remarkable difference in my daughter’s life. They have supported her for two years and have taken her from failing to getting 80-85% in all her classes. Perhaps most importantly, she has gone from someone who felt devastated, hopless and incredibly stressed, to confident and happy. The Valiquette Acadamy Foundation saved my daughter and has given her a very real chance for success in life. We cant express enough how the work they do changes the lives of children."
Ardemary,
Ardemary,Grade 6
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"Dear Jay, Thank you for everything you have done for me! I am so thankful to have you in my life. Thank you for all the love and support that you have given me. I am the luckiest person in the world. You have taught me life lessons that no other teacher has taught me. I cant explain in words the things you have done for me. I am speechless. I hope all of this hard work will pay off."
AnonymousFather
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"I am so happy to see that someone is taking the initiative to help the children in our community in the most meaningful way! We have three children who work very hard at school but still were not getting satisfactory grades. Thanks to The Valiquette Academy Foundation, the cost of their tutoring and camps is subsidied – we could not afford it otherwise. Since they have attended the Academy, (our oldest has attended for four years so far), all have improved their grades and have become very focused and confident."
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Kiera and her father Parents
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"Thank you for helping me to become intelligent and learn French. My daughter learned a lot here."
Aura,
Aura, Grade 5
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"Dear Jay, Thank you for all your support, love and help. It is because of your school that I’m on the honour roll and that I’m successful. Thank you for pushing me in my homework. Thank you for teaching me that you need happiness and love in your life. It is because of you that I finish all my homework. I don’t know what would happen to me if I wasn’t at your school. I wouldn’t be successful without you. It is because of you and all the teachers that I will not stop working hard. You’re all like family to me. Thank you!"
Rose,Mother of Michael, Secondary 3
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"The Valiquette Academy is more than just an academic centre. Yes my son’s grades improved because of the tutoring he received, but more than that, his grades improved because he was taught how to study, read and take notes, prepare for tests and exams and organization skills. Most notably he told me he learned the importance of being mature enough to understand his responsibilities and to prioritize his work. I finally see a positive change in my child’s attitude."
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