Interlake School Division’s Continuous improvement goal states that “Healthy citizens are able to achieve their goals and realize their potential. Healthy citizens possess a range of skills and strategies to live happy and resilient lives and thereby make positive contributions to their communities. In order to live well, our students must learn well.” This year at Warren Elementary School, our school goal is Well-Being. It is important that each of our school community members have the skills to feel well… Read More
This year at Woodlands School, our Wellness goal is focused on the concept of a “Growth Mindset”. Schools are places where students are asked to learn many new skills and concepts on a daily basis. When things are hard, sometimes in can be a challenge to stay positive and motivated. A growth mindset means you believe you are capable of developing new talents and skills, and you treat mistakes as opportunities to learn as opposed to failures – “Math is… Read More
Financial Literacy through Real Life Business Experiences at Brant-Argyle School The Brant-Argyle grade 6,7,8 class, better known as the North class, are developing some financial literacy skills through the running of a business. Last year’s class ran a very popular and profitable school canteen, The Argyle Eatery. This year when COVID-19 protocols prohibited a canteen, the class pivoted just like many businesses have had to. They have creatively reinvented themselves and are now running a clothing company called, “Reckless while… Read More
During this challenging time of navigating through Covid-19, we are very proud of the effort from our Staff and Students to find new and creative ways of supporting our collective Well-Being. Despite the challenges of physical distancing and mask wearing, we have had record participation in activities that promote wellness. In particular, our students have taken advantage of opportunities using our outdoor skating rinks, cross country skiing, snow shoeing, table tennis, sliding at Jim’s hill, indoor curling, and badminton. This… Read More
Students in Grade Two at Rosser School are currently participating in small group Numeracy activities. They are demonstrating how to solve word problems in different ways using various strategies from their Math Toolkits. Walking the number line and using the 10-frame organizer to solve problems are two examples. Students also draw their own illustrations to represent the problem. Learning from each other helps us meet our ultimate school goal, which is to keep Numeracy fun and engaging for all of… Read More
The tangram, a collection of seven shapes, originated in the Tang Dynasty during the Imperial Dynasty. The Balmoral Grade 7 & 8’s explored this topic using the book called the “Warlord’s Puzzle” by Virginia Walton Pilegard. In the story, the warlord is upset that his favorite piece of art has broken into seven pieces and searches for someone to put the art back together. The warlord promises great riches to whoever can put the art back together. After we had… Read More
The grade 5-8 students at Warren Elementary School participated in a virtual cross country meet where they practiced running during recess periods and competed against other participating schools in our division who ran the same distances in their communities. Our students watched the event and cheered on our students as they ran. This event allowed us to bring everyone together while maintaining social distancing to build a sense of community and wellness for everyone. We also held our Terry Fox… Read More
Warren Collegiate is so fortunate to have Jo-Anne Procter volunteering to take porch pictures of our graduates. Due to the pandemic, WCI graduates missed getting their formal pictures taken at the beginning of April. With so many milestones being postponed for our grads, it was very kind of Jo-Anne to volunteer for this project and make our grads feel so special. Also a big thank you to Michelle Procter for organizing.