Monthly Archives: January 2014

The AquaVan is here!

We are so fortunate to have the Vancouver Aquarium’s Aquavan here with us for the next two days! They will be bringing programs to classes with live animals from the coast of British Columbia. Children will be able to touch … Continue reading

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Cultures of the World

If you had dropped by the Senior building on Thursday afternoon last week you would have been immersed in an array of the grade 6/7 students projects sharing the cultures of the world. The energy was high and focused on … Continue reading

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Sr. Boys bring home the trophy..

Congratulations to our senior boys who won this year’s Annual Cubs Basketball trophy. The tournament was held last week at Britannia. The boys played all of their games undefeated and both of our teams, boys and girls, represented our school … Continue reading

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Extra! Extra!

I ended my day today in the Junior building where I was invited to enjoy a cup of tea and some great reading! The students in Ms. Quon’s class had been working on their holiday newspapers all week. The writing … Continue reading

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New Year Resolutions…

Today at our monthly school gathering, we talked about New Year resolutions and shared a few of our own.  Many of the students’ resolutions paralleled Strathcona’s Code of  Conduct:  Take Care of Ourselves, Each Other and Our Place.  We then … Continue reading

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Noonhour rainy day fun

On a rainy day you can often find the library filled with not only readers but kids of all ages making rainbow bracelets for each other.  The Rainbow Bracelet looms were apparently the #1 gifts for 8 year olds this … Continue reading

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A classroom visit

I always love when the sharing of a great book inspires students to become artists and authors. A book shared with the children in division 16 did just that. The Best Part of Me by Wendy Ewald inspired a wonderful … Continue reading

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