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Land Art Mandalas in Year 2 / 3

Year 2 / 3 students created land art mandalas with resident artist, Mr. Carl White, to express how rocks and minerals are used in our communities. Using natural materials, the students worked in groups to create a piece of land art that would be viewed by the community. Over the course of two weeks, the […]

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Aztecs vs the Spanish in Year 8

Every once in awhile the stars align and present an opportunity to add breadth and depth to the learning experience by finding ways to bridge the disciplines of Math, Science, Social Studies and Language Arts through Arts Immersion. With Year 8 students studying the Spanish conquest of Mexico, we decided to plan our Arts Immersion […]

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Year 7 Lord of the Flies Illustrated Map

Year 7 students have been reading the novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding. As part of their novel study, students created illustrated island maps of the story’s setting. The students began their illustrated mapping project by creating lists of all of the locations on the island described in the novel. Students shared their […]

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Year 6 Wampum Belts

As part of the Year 6 Social Studies curriculum, students have been learning about the Iroquois Confederacy. For their Arts Immersion project, students created traditionally woven wampum belts. They began their study of the wampum belt by learning about how the belts were used by Iroquois and their importance to the confederacy as record of […]

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Ms. Allen’s Drama Workshop

Looking for something fun to keep you busy over the April break? Once again, Ms. Allen will be having a drama workshop for Year 1 to 5 students during the April break.  Running from April 22 to 25, 2014 (8:30am to 3:00pm,) it will include improvisation games, cooperative games,creating and developing characters, and scent study […]

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In Search of Treasure

Year 2 and 3 students have been working hard to put together their showcase, In Search of Treasure. A group of pirates set sail from Canada in search of a Peruvian treasure when they discover some stowaways who have some travel plans of their own. After a few detours to India, Math Island and Butterfly Island, […]

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Digital Artwork

Year 7 students participated in the development of digital artwork by sketching their names as shapes and lines.  The graphic was then scanned into a computer as a template to be traced over in Adobe Illustrator and a limited number of tools were used to add complexity. When students were happy with their chosen colours […]

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