At the beginning of each school year Stony Mountain School offer the students in Grades 5 & 6 the opportunity to be involved in a what we call a Leadership Team, combining Social Justice and MY Voice groups together. Led by Ms. Bartholomew, this group started meeting regularly during breaks and has developed, through conversation and planning, an identity. With the identity defined, they develop an action plan. Over the past few years the leadership team has generously chosen to… Read More
A major focus for our school this year is centred around establishing an inclusive and culturally safe environment, that is rooted in individual and collective well-being. In planning the strategies we would use to move toward this goal, our school considered the Indigenous Education Policy Framework document, Mamáhtawisiwin: The Wonder We are Born With, as well as the self-regulation and social development programs, Zones of Regulation and We Thinkers. Together, the principles and teachings of these works are being used… Read More
As part of work being done on Well-Being at Balmoral School, the grade 5/6 class had a sleep presentation by ISD’s School Psychologist and Mental Health Clinician. The presentation talked about effective sleep hygiene habits and how sleep can impact a person’s well-being. This presentation came about after a Mental Health screening tool was used with students. Each student took home a “Better ZZZ’s in a Box” toolkit which helped students engage with the material and will hopefully help students… Read More
Throughout April and May, TCI has been presenting the “Rob Nash: A Living Curriculum” project to our Grade 8, 9 and 10 students. This program aligns with one of our school goals and the Division’s Continuous Improvement Plan, promoting a positive Well-Being. Rob Nash is a rock artist who, at the young age of 18, wound up in a horrific car accident. Rob lived in a place of darkness for a long time and was eventually able to seek support… Read More
Warren Elementary School has been working hard in the area of numeracy this year. Our teachers have embraced two new strategies that they have learned from our divisional Math Consultant; Guided Math and Number Talks. These strategies are helping our students solidify their understanding of numeracy processes in a fun and interactive way that also meets each students individual needs.
Teulon Elementary School has been embracing our early literacy classroom which all grade 1 and 2 students visit on a daily basis. Our early literacy teacher engages students through weekly whole class lessons, activities and games. Our classroom teachers also work in the room with small groups by following structured literacy lessons to develop phonemic awareness in a systematic way. It is so rewarding to watch students participate with smiles on their faces and you can frequently hear students saying,… Read More
KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION November 21- December 2, 2022 INTERLAKE SCHOOL DIVISION requests that all parents/guardians of children eligible to attend Kindergarten in the 2023/2024 school year register their child with their local school between November 21 – December 2, 2022. Kindergarten enrollment information is essential for divisional planning for the upcoming school year. If you have an eligible student for the Kindergarten class of 2023/2024 it is important that you register with your local school… Read More
One of the Interlake School Division’s Continuous Improvement Plan goals for students in Grades 9-12 is personal Well-Being. Why WELL-BEING matters: 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. What WELL-BEING is: Well-Being is the conscious, self-directed and evolving process of achieving health,… Read More