The start of the school year brings so many memories along with it. This year, Team Welo has decided to throw it back and give you a glimpse into our school days of the past.

Jack Baker, Co-founder

Jack childhood picture

What was your favourite subject in school?

I loved gym class the most growing up.

What was the best field trip you ever went on?

Overnight camp!

What is your favourite school memory?

Spending a couple of days away at overnight camp in grade 6. Running around outdoors, playing tetherball for the first time, and staying up past our curfew in our bunkbed cabins with all my childhood friends.

Katie McKinnon, Co-founder

Katie childhood picture

What was your favourite subject in school?

I loved gym and math class 

What was the best field trip you ever went on?

Going to the apple orchard in kindergarten and making spiralized apple slices haha  

What is your favourite school memory?

Track and field day, reading buddies and playing four square in elementary school.

Stefana Prodea, Co-founder

Stef childhood picture

What was your favourite subject in school?

Art class 

What was the best field trip you ever went on?

Going to the ROM and Toronto - I always loved looking at the dinosaurs and being in the big city! 

What is your favourite school memory?

Practicing dance recitals at recess with my friends.

Nadija Polanski, Accounting

Nadija childhood picture

What was your favourite subject in school?

My favourite was math (lol I definitely pretended not to like it to fit in)

What was the best field trip you ever went on?

Going to Ontario Place before it closed and going on all the 'scary' water slides and rides!

What is your favourite school memory?

Finally becoming old enough to be a lunch helper for the JKs and SKs

Sarah Gaeta, Marketing

Sarah childhood picture

What was your favourite subject in school?

I loved English/Language and Science 

What was the best field trip you ever went on?

In eighth grade, we took an overnight trip to Ottawa and got to visit a haunted jail amongst other things which was super cool.

What is your favourite school memory?

Building snow forts at recess and trying to steal snow boulders from other teams’ forts without getting caught.

Yael Morris, Sales

Yael childhood picture

What was your favourite subject in school?

Gym or Music

What was the best field trip you ever went on?

The best field trip that I went on was to the park. Not the most riveting, but it was so fun and liberating to run around with no boundaries!!

What is your favourite school memory?

I don't really have one, but I remember the feeling of getting a good mark on a test or essay or project after hours and hours of hard work!

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Best of luck at school this year #WeloFam!