Valentine’s Day culminated in a lovely celebration of sharing and caring. Thank you to all for supporting the Breast Cancer Foundation in which we raised over $200.00 by wearing a sea of pink and red. Palladio, the youngest group in school joined the Kindergarten class to make bird feeders shaped in the form …
Parents were invited by their children to the classrooms to show off their portfolios of work. The families enjoyed hot dogs, mingling with teachers and other families before the Family Day long weekend.
The kindergartens have been taking part in world explorer role play activities. As well as exploring the sounds of the English language to guide their writing skills.
The elementary students enjoyed a trip to the Planetarium where they were able to explore the wonders of space. This perspective not only extended their view of the Blue Planet, which the students have been studying, but also launches them into our upcoming Astronomy studies.
Our students, families, and teachers enjoyed potluck party to celebrate the Chinese New Year on the first day of the Year of Horse.
As part of their learning about dances around the world, the Palladio group in Junior Kindergarten viewed some Hawaiian dances. Then they performed the hula, a traditional dance from Hawaii that uses many hand gestures.
The students are learning about traditional Chinese dance this week in celebration of Chinese New Year.
As part of the topic on big cats, the Galileo class read “The Tiger Who Came to Tea.” Then an almost actual tiger came to tea! The children did lots of imaginative play and re-enacted parts of the story with their own story twists. It was grrrrreat!
The elementary students have discovered that although the book they are reading together is literally titled, “Too much is too much,” in English it would be said, “Enough is enough!” Each of the students selected a favorite page to illustrate and caption.
The Kindergarten and Grade 1 classes are learning new vocabulary and songs in French that focus on planetary changes, such as the weather and the seasons. In this activity, the Kindergarteners cut the images, then glued them in sequence, and practiced writing the Four Seasons en Français : le printemps, l’été, l’automne, and l’hiver. …