Month: February 2019

Pink Shirt Day

Grade five students hosted an assembly in honour of Pink Shirt Day this Wednesday. Pink shirt day first started in Nova Scotia in 2007 when a young boy was bullied for wearing pink. One of his classmates decided to stand up for him by wearing pink and organizing others to do the same. For the …

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2019 Chinese New Year Celebration at Pythagoras Academy

Each year at Pythagoras Academy our school community comes together to celebrate Chinese New Year. This festive celebration is always exciting and much anticipated. This past Friday, many students, staff, and families dressed in traditional clothing for the event. Our celebrations for the day included a variety of fun activities such as watching professional lion …

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Field trip to Sapperton Park in New Westminster

The grade 2 classes went to Sapperton Park in New Westminster for a field trip on Thursday. The students have been learning about forces, specifically “at-a-distance” forces, in science. Students had to find examples of pushes, pulls, gravity, static electricity, things that were magnetic, and friction around the playground. After finding examples in small groups, …

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