The JK’s started off their first day of at-home learning with a wonderful Thankful Thursday activity. Sara and Meesh sent the children on a scavenger hunt for things they are grateful for. The children found lots of things inside and outside to share. Feel free to head out for a hunt of your own over…

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There’s been a lot of activity for the children leading up to the Easter long weekend – there are Easter eggs all over the place, bunny masks and paintings, spring poems and chicks being ‘born’ in the Grade 2/3 classroom. The Grade 1’s even built conveyor belts for the Easter Bunny’s chocolate eggs in their…

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I am important is always uppercase. At the end of a thought, please put a dot. Look for a clue to know what to do. Sara A and Meesh have all sorts of fun ways to remind the children about the rules of making a proper sentence. Their catchy phrases really help the children to…

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It’s a happy coincidence that the JK, Grade 1 and Grade 2/3 classes are all working on their money units at the same time. It is interesting to see the progression – the JK’s are learning Canadian coin values. They’re having fun practicing by playing store and earning ‘money’ for things like free play in…

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In case you haven’t heard, the children are 100 days smarter as of this Wednesday. 100 days of school, imagine that. And what a hundred days it’s been. The JK’s and SK’s celebrated with special crafts and lots of counting practice. (The JK’s had to fill their gumball machines with 100 dots.) Students learning from…

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Our JK’s are a very loving bunch and Valentine’s Day was the perfect opportunity to give some love back to these thoughtful, sweet children. Sara and Meesh got tricky and enlisted the help of mums and dads. Their mission? To give their child loving messages throughout the week – to tell them specifically what they…

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A big, heartfelt thank you to Dr. Doug, cardiologist and JK daddy. Doug kindly offered to show the JK class around his clinic and tell them what it’s like to be a heart doctor. There were even a few siblings in attendance, including one in Grade 11 who is very interested in pursuing a career…

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The JK’s love their ‘building time’ and Tuesday’s session was extra fun. After circle time, Sara and Meesh challenged the children to create a habitat for their stuffy or animals. If they could do their building outside, even better. The children came up with all sorts of cozy and clever solutions. Sara A even made…

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Every afternoon the JK children either have cozy story time or end of day check in with their teachers. Meesh and Sara A alternate groups on a weekly basis. Sara A is on cozy duty this week. (Anyone who knows Sara A knows that cozy is her middle name. The pillow in the picture above…

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It was an online start to Term 2 for our JK-Grade 3 students and it looks like they will be learning from home until Jan 25. At the time of this writing, the Jan 25 announcement was just made and I think we heard a collective heavy sigh from all parents everywhere. Our teachers are…

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