Author Archives: Daycare Matters

About Daycare Matters

With this blog, daycare staff, students and parents will get to see and share the wonderful things that go on in the EMSB daycares, from beading, dance and animation to film making, songwriting and green projects!

Cedarcrest: New Container Garden

After months and months of waiting and hard work, Cedarcrest Green Club students finally officially opened their new schoolyard garden. The work of students, parents, school and daycare staff and local organizations (VertCite, COSSL, Quebec en Forme and Croquarium), this B.A.S.E. … Continue reading

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Coronation: Certified Wildlife Friendly Habitat

B.A.S.E. Green Club students at Coronation Elementary School officially opened their schoolyard garden on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, and received their “Certified Wildlife Friendly Habitat” plaque from the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) as part of the WILD Spaces program. Mr. Ryan … Continue reading

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Hampstead: Seedling Sale

To help re-establish their schoolyard garden next year, B.A.S.E. Daycare Green Club students at Hampstead Elementary held a seedling sale at the end of May to raise the funds. Watch the video below to see how it went and what’s … Continue reading

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EMSB is Going to the Bees!

By the end of this school year, eight English Montreal School Board (EMSB) Elementary Schools, including Gerald McShane, Hampstead, Michelangelo International, Nesbitt, and St. Gabriel, and nine High Schools will have beehives installed by Alvéole, The Urban Beekeeping Company. The … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Pompei: Comic Book Creation Program Inspires Writing

Two of B.A.S.E. Daycare Grade 3 students at Our Lady of Pompei Elementary thrive on creating their own comic books after participating in the B.A.S.E. Comic Book Adventure Creation program and getting inspired. By Pietro and Trevor, Grade 3 We … Continue reading

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St. Monica: Green Club Seedlings

The B.A.S.E. Daycare garden at St. Monica Elementary has played an active role in the school and community for the last 5 years. Green Club students over the years have had the wonderful opportunity to spend many hours outdoors in their garden … Continue reading

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Play it Fair! Community Action Projects

For the second year in a row, B.A.S.E. daycare students in the “Supporting Children as Leaders Through Play it Fair!” program identified an issue they would like to work on in their school community and used new leadership skills to … Continue reading

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