Category Archives: Oakville Elementary News

Annual Fall Food Drive

Our annual Fall Food Drive was held this week. We thank our community for their very generous response to this event. Monday, October 2 will be a Day of Service and Learning for our Grade 8 students. They will visit Food For … Continue reading

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Making Apple Pies in Class 2B

The Grade 2 classes visited Chudleigh’s Farm as an extension of their Botany Unit on the needs of plants. The students in Class 2B had fun making apple pies from their delicious apples!

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Borrow a Boot – October 2 to October 9

Combat boots provided a powerful symbol of remembrance during the ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France on April 9, 2017. Thousands of modern day combat boots surrounded the … Continue reading

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A Day of Learning & Service for Grade 8 Students

An integral part of our programming at Rotherglen is to foster an awareness within our students of the important role of being active and contributory individuals, in both their local and global communities. Developing a sense of gratitude, charity, citizenship, … Continue reading

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Grade 6 Students Learn About Flight

On Friday, April 21, our Grade 6 students visited Mountsberg Conservation Area, where they had a unique experience learning about the properties of air that make flight possible. From designing and constructing flying devices to identifying environmental impacts and hazards, … Continue reading

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Grade 4 Genius Hour Club

The Genius Hour Club held its showcase of learning on Wednesday, April 12.  A variety of student passions and projects were on display for our invited guests to see. Since mid-January, when the club started, students picked a topic, asked … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2017

On Friday, April 21, Rotherglen held its first ever EarthPLAY Day, and it was an overwhelming success! Using recyclable materials, and their imaginations, students built race cars, spaceships and forts. They skipped, jumped, and played. They created obstacle courses, made … Continue reading

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Mindful Morning for Parents

On Friday March 31, we hosted our first “Mindful Morning” for parents with guest speaker, Dean Huyck.  Mr. Huyck is a veteran presenter from the Trillium Demonstration School, where  leaders in instructional “best practices” from around the province provide professional … Continue reading

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Grade 5 Students Welcome Author Richard Scrimger

On Thursday, March 9, author Richard Scrimger visited our Grade 5 students. Mr. Scrimger has published over twenty books and delighted the students by highlighting a few of his novels. The students were particularly interested in how he comes up … Continue reading

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Grade 5 Students Welcome Oakville Mayor Rob Burton

On Monday, March 6, Oakville’s Mayor, Rob Burton, came to visit the Grade 5 students at Rotherglen School. Mayor Burton spoke to the students about his job as mayor. The Grade 5 students have begun to learn about the Canadian … Continue reading

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