Thursday | September 24, 2020

Gr.4 Explore ROM

Grade 4 classes spent the day at the Royal Ontario Museum investigating civilizations of the past and their relevance today. The grade 4’s were split into two smaller groups and were led through the exhibits by the ROM’s specialized staff. Highlights included a virtual tour of the inside of a tomb, an actual mummy, hieroglyphics,

Gr 2 visits MLAC!

The Grade Two Classes will be watching “The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley” at the Mississauga Living Arts Centre. This show will be a preview to the novel study we will be completing in second term. In a whirlwind musical travelogue, Flat Stanley – the ultimate exchange student – explores the globe and learns that

Grade 3 Visits Apple

Classes 3B and 3C visited the Apple Store at Sherway Gardens last week.  Both classes created posters that promote living and working in urban and rural communities.  They used Pages to create our fliers and we personalized our work with photos that we found on the internet.  Each student walked away with a groovy, yellow t-shirt

Gr. 5 Travel to Legislative Assembly of Ontario

The Grade 5 classes spent Thursday morning at the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. They were able to participate in a mock debate and learn about the many responsibilities of the provincial government. They even got to meet the honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario.  Premier Wynne answered questions and shared some interesting information about the

3A Visits Apple

Class 3A visited the Apple Store at Sherway Gardens this week.  We created posters that promote living and working in urban and rural communities.  We used the Apple program Pages to create our fliers and we personalized our work with photos that we found on the internet.  Each student walked away with a groovy, yellow

Grade 2 to the Zoo!

The Grade Two classes will be participating in a full day workshop on simple classification of animals. We will be touring the zoo while identifying and describing major physical characteristics of different types of animals. We will learn to identify ways in which animals are helpful to, and ways in which they meet the needs

Grade One: Farms, Food and Field Trips

The Grade Ones were thrilled to hear that they will be going on their first field trip of the year to Chudleigh’s Farm in Milton. This trip ties in nicely with their Science curriculum as they are now discussing the characteristics and needs of living things such as animals and plants on the farm, eggs

Gr.3 to MLAC

After braving the icy walk up to Glendon to meet our bus, the Grade 3’s had a fantastic trip to the Mississauga Living Arts Centre! We participated in a drama workshop with an instructor who was an actor herself. The kids warmed up their bodies, voices, and imaginations by moving as different plants and animals

Gr.6 to CWHM

The Grade 6 students travelled to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum near Hamilton on December 3rd. They learned about the concept of lift, gravity, thrust and drag. Museum aircraft are viewed to show the principles of aerodynamics. Also the principles of roll, pitch and yaw are introduced to expand the concept of flight into the

Spirit Point

From Sept 12-14 the Grade 7’s at Crestwood PreparatoryCollege participated in their first adventure as a combined grade when they travelled to Spirit Point Wilderness Camp in Trout Creek, Ontario. The students immersed themselves in new lifeskills and refreshed some old ones while making new friendships and continuingold ones. From raft building to firestarting and

Grade 7 and 8 Trips

This is a reminder to all parents of grade 7 and 8 students to sign up for the annual trip to Niagara Falls (grade 7) and Ottawa (grade 8) if you haven’t done so already. For students, these trips offer a fantastic opportunity for experiential learning, as we explore some of Canada’s history, geography and

Spirit Point

The grade 9 students travelled up to Algonquin Park last week to embark on an outdoor education field trip. We arrived at Spirit Point Wilderness Academy and Camp on Wednesday September 8, excited for our upcoming adventure. Our first day was an exciting day of rock climbing, high ropes and trust initiatives, hiking, canoeing and