Category: Events

The 100th Day of School

Groundhog Day, St. Patrick’s Day, wiggly teeth … Whether it’s a stat holiday or not, we find a way to celebrate everything, here in grade one.  So when the 100th day of school rolled around earlier this week, we certainly …

Birthdays and back to school

Ah, September… we meet again. For as long as I can remember, September has always held a very special place in my heart. It marks a new year full of hope and anticipation, but without the countdown or confetti. A …

Ode to Dad

It’s hard to come across a fun, little Father’s Day poem to honour our dear Dads, so this year I decided to come up with my own.  I’m not thrilled with it but seeing as the special day is this …

Marafun Update

Division 17 is still trucking along… With the equivalent of a half marathon now under our belts (YAY!), we’re lengthening our stride, increasing the mileage and powering through these last few weeks.  The kiddies will run the last 2 kms …

Marafun 2012

It’s our second annual Marafun, aaaand they’re off! The grade one students have begun the amazing feat of running an actual marathon – that’s 42.2 km – over the next three months.  (The grade twos will be joining us, as well; …

The Cultural Poster Project

Ack! I almost totally forgot to do a post on these AMAZING poster projects. It all started several weeks ago when we were casually all huddled around the globe, pointing out continents and countries, where we’ve been, where we dream …