Category Archives: Oakville Elementary News

Grade 3 Students Learn about Forces and Movement

Our Grade 3 students participated in an exciting Forces and Movements in-class Science workshop, hosted by Scientists in School. The students learned about the mighty forces of gravity, inertia and friction through testing in this fun & interactive workshop. The students investigated … Continue reading

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Casa Students enjoy Drumming Workshop

Talented musician, Lorne, from Mystic Drumz recently visited the Casa classroom.  He conducted an interactive drumming workshop with our students! The children were introduced to a variety of percussion instruments, such as bongo drums, tambourine, conga, triangle, maracas, sticks and … Continue reading

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Rotherglen MUN Delegates attend KCC Conference

MUN, or Model United Nations, is a student run club that focuses on awareness, research, debate, and resolutions of the world’s most current and pressing issues. MUN students, or “delegates”, learn the complexity of the world and of the UN. MUN helps equip … Continue reading

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Grade 3 Students Visit the ROM

The Grade 3 students were enthusiastic about visiting the Royal Ontario Museum, to enhance their culture studies curriculum. The students learned about the various types of dinosaurs and even had the opportunity to touch fossils of dinosaur teeth and participate … Continue reading

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Grade 5 Students Learn about Bridge Construction

Three engineering graduate students from the University of Toronto recently spoke to our Grade 5 students about bridges and natural disasters. Keeping their own bridge designs in mind, students had the opportunity to learn about ways structures are reinforced to … Continue reading

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Grade 7 Court is in Session!

The British have been accused of committing crimes against humanity for their role in the Expulsion of the Acadians beginning in 1755. Was the Expulsion a necessary form of action, or was it unnecessary and cruel? For the past week, … Continue reading

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Grade 8 Leadership Tie Ceremony

On Thursday, November 9, our Grade 8 students were presented with a special Grade 8 Tie. An intimate ceremony hosted by teachers and administration took place in the gymnasium following our Remembrance Day assembly. This navy blue tie adorned with … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Assembly

This past Thursday, we held our annual Remembrance Day Ceremony. It was an opportunity for us to come together as a school  community to demonstrate our respect for the many men and women who dedicated their lives to fight for the freedoms that … Continue reading

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Grade 1A Students Learn about Diwali

The students in Grade 1A learned about the celebration of Diwali this past week. This holiday is also known as the Festival of Lights. The children enjoyed the opportunity to try traditional sweets and dress up in bright colours. They lit … Continue reading

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Grade 8 Students Challenge our Students in Assembly

History is not only learning about the past. It’s finding ways to remember, inform others, memorialize and take action. Students in Ms. Ralph’s Grade 8 History class have been discussing Canada’s 150, but from the perspective of our First Nations … Continue reading

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