News from Casa – Room 2

April has been an action-packed month.  Room 2 has been immersed in all things Brazil.  We thoroughly enjoyed learning about the Brazilian culture, food, sports, language (Portuguese) and especially the Amazon Rainforest. The children used all their knowledge and skills to create … Continue reading

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News from Casa – Room 6

For the month of March, we turned our focus towards exploring our Solar System. The excitement and the enthusiasm of the children to learn all about this unknown territory was ‘out of this world’! The children learned many interesting facts … Continue reading

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Grade 6 Art

The students in Grade 6 finished their Monochromatic Cityscape projects this week. After looking at monochromatic colour schemes in famous pieces of art, the students were asked to design a digital cityscape using the same technique. They focused on shape … Continue reading

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Canadian Government – Grade 5

The students in Grade 5 have begun their focus on the Canadian Government and more specifically the municipal level of government. On Thursday, March 18, Oakville’s Mayor, Rob Burton, joined the students virtually to inform the students about his role and responsibilities … Continue reading

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Mental Well-Being: Believe in Yourself

Students in Grades 3 to 5 learned about self-love and where that comes from. They heard about the importance of being mindful towards how we speak to ourselves, and the difference between negative and positive thoughts. The importance of practising … Continue reading

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Grade 4 Visual Arts

In Visual Arts class, the Grade 4 students learned about value in artwork (the lightness or darkness of a hue) and created their first digital art pieces! They explored a number of functions on Google Drawing to create their chosen … Continue reading

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Grade 3 Students Learn about Pollination

The students in Grade 3 were engaged in learning about pollination and gained insight into the complexities of the pollination process. The students learned about the important symbiotic relationship between plants and insects. They enthusiastically created an informative comic strip, … Continue reading

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Mental Wellness Presentations for Grades 6-8

On Thursday, March 11, our students in Grades 6-8 enjoyed listening to Mike Stroh, the founder of “Starts With Me” speak about mental health and how each of us has the innate capacity for well-being. To embody well-being, we must … Continue reading

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Mental Wellness Presentations for Grades 1-5

On Wednesday, March 10, Rotherglen hosted NED’s Mindset Mission. Students in Grades 1-5 went on an interactive, educational journey, filled with storytelling, illusions, yo-top tricks and humour. NED’s message inspires students, promotes academic achievement, and supports the idea to: Never … Continue reading

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Grade 8 Enneagram Fractured Values

The students in Grade 8 looked at artist Jasper Johns’ series 0 through 9 as inspiration for this project. After taking an Enneagram Personality Test, they layered their top four Enneagram numbers to create an overlapped composition. They filled in each section … Continue reading

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Grade 1 Students Study Land and Water Forms

The students in Grade 1 solidified their learning of various topographical features of the Earth as they created their Land and Water Form projects using hands-on, manipulative materials, and decorated them with region-specific flora and fauna. They made their very … Continue reading

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