Category: Elementary Schools

Apparently, good things do come to those who work hard and are committed to providing quality innovative programming for learners. Designed for elementary students, the S.T.R.E.A.M. program uses science, technology and math, interpreted through engineering, robotics and the arts, to

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  Play is the highest form of research – Albert Einstein   Educators know that purposeful play-based learning sets the stage for future learning and helps to ensure the health and well-being of children. Experts in the field of brain research

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The students, staff and parents of the Collaborative Education Alternative Program (CEAP) elementary age group came together with a number of community members to mount an ambitious theatre production entitled ‘Our Spirit of Canada’ hosted in the Whalebone Theatre at

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Guest Blogger – Terry Graff from Errington Elementary   “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin I remember my very first computer…it was a Timex Sinclair keyboard computer with 2k

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Guest blogger Brian Nikula, Principal of the Bowser School shares his thoughts on an exciting community project… The commitment of so many of the Bowser School community, to build our outdoor Cultural Learning Space, came to fruition in the form

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‘Understanding always entails personal invention; it cannot simply be transmitted from a generator to a recipient.’ -Martha Stone Wiske- It is late January, and three students are still proudly sitting on cardboard chairs created in September in the Maker Space

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Sir Ken Robinson defines the personalization of learning as, ‘Enabling students to pursue their interests and strengths.’ One of the exciting aspects of our school district reconfiguration process was the potential to see expanded elective, exploratory or discovery learning opportunities

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      Earlier this month 14 students from the Bowser School, along with their teacher Mr. Dinning and SD69 Career Education teacher Luc Ouellette,  attended the Skills Canada Competition at the Try A Trade Symposium held  in Vancouver. This

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One of the great joys of my work is being around our elementary schools during the week of school start-up. The energy, excitement and air of possibility is positively palpable. Many of our schools use re-connect or transition days where

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School starts on September 8, 2015 for students in Kindergarten to Grade 8, beginning one hour later and ending one hour earlier. Students in grades 9 through 12  start on September 9. Click to open full School Calendar.

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