This year, Graham Bell-Victoria Public School has been part of a Queen’s University and Ministry of Education initiative to build parent engagement within the school. This is the second year that the school is involved in implementing Ontario’s Renewed Mathematics Strategy, and increasing parent engagement is a key component of that strategy.
Staff and students at Glen Morris Central Public School recently enjoyed a whole week of interactive dancing, singing and learning, thanks to two special guests who imparted the wisdom, history and traditions of the Haudenosaunee people.
This past year, Valley Heights has embraced experiential learning opportunities, and are reaping the benefits of this outside-the-classroom kind of learning. Experiential learning gives students a chance to explore beyond the walls of the school as they enter workplaces and job sites and gain insights into possible career paths.
Princess Elizabeth Public School knows that healthy eating goes a long way in promoting student achievement. A recent event co-hosted by the Brant County Health Unit and the school’s Parent Engagement group aimed to empower the process of packing student lunches.
Teeterville Public School had the honour of being featured as the cover story in the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit’s spring newsletter, recognizing the school’s hard work and commitment to healthy living, evidenced by a number of projects and initiatives taking place this year.
Walking through the hallways of Elgin Avenue Public School, you may encounter a robot or two.
You’ll also see students hard at work using principles of inquiry and design as they explore coding and programming.
There are no idle hands at McKinnon Park Secondary when it comes to equity and inclusiveness. That’s because student-led group Devils for Diversity is working hard to promote a safe, welcoming environment for all students.
Having a growth mindset means believing in yourself and your ability to achieve. This has been the focus at St. George-German Public School in 2017-18, and recently, junior and intermediate students had a chance to explore what this means by unleashing their creativity during an African drumming workshop.
Students at École Dufferin are adding yoga to their sets of tools to deal with stress, and thanks to a Parent Reaching Out grant, the whole family is learning and benefiting from the mind-body practice.
Prince Charles Public School is going for gold – Healthy Schools gold certification through Ophea, that is, a non-profit organization that works in partnership with schools to develop programming in support of health, well-being, and physical fitness.
The flooding directly affected five Grand Erie schools including Bellview Public School in the heart of Brantford’s Eagle Place neightbourhood. All were closed for three days during the state of emergency.
Grade 10 students in Mrs. Thomas’ English class at Dunnville Secondary School took their classroom into the world this month when they participated in the Climate Action project, an international collaboration involving 250 schools from 69 countries.
On a Tuesday in February, Cajun and Creole music could be heard throughout the halls of Langton School, as the delicious scent of fresh-baked beignets wafted through the air, and students donned masks they’d decorated with feathers, glitter and plenty of colour.
Math is everywhere, including at the grocery store and in the kitchen pantry. Harnessing that, teachers and students at Branlyn Community School are using everyday scenarios to bring math lessons to life in vivid – and delicious – ways.
Driven by a unique leadership focus each year, this year Ryerson Heights Elementary School declares, “It’s Our Time to Shine,” -- and a food and toy drive in support of The Salvation Army is sure to make the holidays brighter for others as well.
A renovation, a partnership with Conestoga College, and an exciting vision of culinary possibility are the ingredients going into Pauline Johnson Collegiate and Vocational School’s recipe for success with its new Hospitality program.
This fall marked the seventh annual Friday Night Lights football game for Delhi District Secondary School, a sporting event which has become must-attend for so many in the Norfolk area, and a highlight on the school’s yearly calendar.
J.L. Mitchener Public School in Cayuga has innovative plans to support its Autism class, and hopes a fundraising dinner and information fair in early April will help realize the goal of an outdoor play area that addresses the unique needs of children with autism.