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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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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News from Casa – Room 6

During the month of April, the students in Room 6 focused on our Country Study of England! We studied the geography, different types of food, and the flag of this wonderful country. The children learned about the many famous landmarks, … Continue reading

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News from Casa – Room 7

“Friends are like flowers, beautiful flowers, friends are like flowers in the garden of life!” ~Carey Landry & Carol Jean Kinghorn~ In February, Room 7 focused on the values of Friendship for our monthly cultural theme. Friendships matter a lot … 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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A Message of Gratitude from Class 8R

Each year, our Grade 8 students work collaboratively in our Leadership Program in a culminating activity known as the Grade 8 Legacy Project. Each Leadership class researches and determines a charitable organization they wish to support. Mr. Racioppo’s Class 8R … Continue reading

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Grade 6 Students are “Finding Heart”

In August of 2016, Gord Downie asked all Canadians to look at the true history of this country and to “Do Something” to change the state of Indigenous-settler relations for the better. As part of their learning in Social Studies, … Continue reading

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Grade 7 Black History Month Digital Portraits

In honour of Black History Month, our Grade 7 students made digital portraits inspired by artist Derrick Adams. Each student chose an influential person to research and then illustrate using Google Draw. Students first learned about traditional mosaics and applied … Continue reading

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News from Grade One – Room 5

The Grade One’s had a busy start to the new term! During the month of January the Grade One students continued to work hard in the areas of language, math, art and culture. During our Learn@Home program, we had a … Continue reading

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