Category Archives: Rotherglen News

Grade 6 Students Welcome Officers Harpreet Bhathal and Carrie Foster

On Tuesday, May 24, our Grade 6 students were excited to welcome Halton Police Elementary School Liaison Officers Harpreet Bhathal and Carrie Foster to Rotherglen. This visit was the first in-person presentation of the year for the Grade 6 students! … Continue reading

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Grade 3 Students Visit Mountsberg Conservation Area

The Grade 3 students learned so much during our fabulous trip to Mountsberg Conservation Area! They learned about different types of reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, birds, and mammals. The students had the opportunity to examine a small pond, sifting through many … Continue reading

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Grade 1 Students Visit African Lion Safari

The Grade One students had a fantastic field trip at the African Lion Safari! The students saw majestic birds and animals from around the world along the seven large Game Reserves featuring Nairobi Sanctuary, Simba Lion Country, Timbavati Lion Country, … Continue reading

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Brainable Workshop

This week, our Grade 5 students completed their unit on the Human Body and participated in a Brainable Workshop. This presentation was part of a new education program organized by Women’s Brain Health, a Canadian charity that helps educate students … Continue reading

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Congratulations to our Grade 5 & 6 Math Contest Participants!

Caribou is an enrichment, online math competition, run by a team in Canada, with students competing from across the globe. This was Rotherglen School’s first year in the competition and our Math Contest Club members from the Oakville Elementary and … Continue reading

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Grade 4 Students Visit the Joseph Brant Museum!

The Grade 4 students enjoyed their first field trip of the year, travelling to the Joseph Brant Museum. They participated in a hands-on exhibit where they used their critical senses to examine three principal properties in amazing “True or False ” themed activities. They also had … Continue reading

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Grade 6 – Up, Up, and Away!

The Grade 6 students completed their Flight unit by designing, creating, and testing a unique flying device. The students have learned about forces acting on flight, properties of air, aerodynamics, and Bernoulli’s Principle. This culminating task put all of that … Continue reading

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Grade 4 First Aid Club

This week in the Grade 4 First Aid Club, the students learned what to do in the event of an emergency at home. They learned the safest way to escape during a fire, and practised first aid for partial and … Continue reading

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Grade 1 Super Science Club

In Grade 1 Super Science Club, the students tested the magic of “static electricity” as they watched little balls of foil bounce inside clear plastic bottles, and a narrow stream of running water change its course. To the students’ amazement, … Continue reading

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REACH Character Education: A Spotlight on Pink Shirt Day and Kindness

Now a movement celebrated across the globe, Pink Shirt Day has humble beginnings. The day was inspired by an act of kindness in small-town Nova Scotia. Two students, David Shepherd and Travis Price organized a high-school protest to wear pink … Continue reading

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