We were thrilled to welcome financial planners into our school to give a presentation on future investing, mortgage information, and general financial planning. They were impressed with the respect, genuine interest, and depth of the questions posed by the students.
The students planned a home baking and decorating competition for one of their Valentines Day activities. These lovely "flowers" earned first place. It's almost hard to believe that they are actually cupcakes!
This year we sent two students to the 2019 Regional Science Fair to represent our school. Cohen and his project "Tonneau or Not Tonneau: Tonneau Cover Aerodynamics" earned a gold medal. Haley and her project "Living With Oil", earned several awards, including an opportunity to take her experiment to nationals in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Congratulations to both of them!
The students had a blast learning about the principles of geometry in a fun and hands-on way. By using "Connects" as a frame, students built and experimented with geometric frames that were then dunked into a bubble solution. Then, by gently blowing on the planes formed by the bubble solution, they were able to form shapes within shapes. The students' creativity and love for learning showed as they experimented and made theories about different shapes and the reasoning of why
This year some of our grade 8's and 9's worked extremely hard learning monologues and putting together a fantastic drama performance. "Under the Influence" dealt with mature content and subjects, such as the abuse of drugs and alcohol, the effects of drunk driving and steroids. The students say that if their performance made a difference in one person's life; if it helped one person make a better choice, then it was more than worth the hours and hours of time and effort dedic