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  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. …

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The Water Cycle

The grade 2’s have been exploring the water cycle in science.  The students used foam and food coloring to see how precipitation is created from clouds of condensation.

The Blue Planet

  In science, the Kindergarten class has been exploring the planet’s land and water masses. Each group received a box with various artifacts to create imaginative land and water scenes.  Students enthusiastically collaborated to make volcanoes, campfires and cabins, seas and submarines, and other land and waterscapes.

Question of the Day

The Kindergarten class usually begins with the Question of the Day. This activity allows children to think about their own interests and preferences. By using a common “T-Chart,” the children begin to notice simple ways of gathering scientific and statistical data.

Art Exhibition Week

Our Art Exhibition Opening Week, beginning January 13th, has made a wonderful impression on parents and visitors. The children have created real works of art that will make beautiful gifts to family and friends one day. An enormous thank you to Ms. Isherwood and Ms Dussaux for their exceptional instruction in the visual arts.

Time Traveling

The Grades 1’s have been traveling in time to learn about the building of the Canadian Railway and discovering parts of British Columbia’s history. The students learned that many immigrants worked together to create a very vibrant and diverse society. The students then worked cooperatively in groups to further improve their English language skills while …

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In Science…

Fourth grader, Angelina, is making Rock Candy! This is one way that students demonstrate their understanding of the Scientific Process. As in scientific tradition, she made a prediction, followed a procedure, and will wait to see if the data results are what she predicted.

Reading Buddies

The Grade 3 – 5 class reads with the JK Galileo class every Friday morning. The buddy reading allows the older children to connect to the younger students by telling stories, answering questions, and reading favorite stories they all find enjoyable. Many are working toward improving their English language skills and this is just one …

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