Category Archives: Extracurricular Activities

Our Lady of Pompei: Let’s Warm the World

This year’s Grade 5 and 6 students chose to make scarves for the homeless to help them stay warm during this cold weather. Even if we made mistakes while knitting, we learned as we worked and we were all so … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Pompei: Holiday Fun

Our Lady of Pompei Daycare staff and students celebrated the beginning of the Holiday Season with fun and unique activities. Everyone gathered in the gym where a wide variety of games and activities had been prepared by the educators: From … Continue reading

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Dalkeith: Colour Wheel Illusion

Another take on optical illusions was explored by Dalkeith Elementary’s Budding Scientists to end session 1! Students drew colour wheels on paper, and tested them by poking a hole in the centre and placing them on a pencil, which was supported … Continue reading

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Dalkeith: A Shocking Good Time!

Budding Scientists at Dalkeith elementary learned about static electricity this week via three experiments. The first experiment was drawing parchment paper ghosts and using a balloon that had been rubbed on their hair to conduct static electricity. When they held … Continue reading

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Cedarcrest: Cards for Jacob

Students from Grades 3 to 6 at Cedarcrest B.A.S.E. Daycare created cards for Jacob Thompson. They made cards for the young boy and mailed them out since that was his last dying wish. He wanted to read as many cards … Continue reading

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Parkdale: Marble Momentum Mazes

Parkdale Budding Scientists built their own marble momentum mazes after learning how things gain speed as they travel down a hill.   Every child received some paper, straws and cord. Without concrete instructions, students let their creative process flow. Each of the mazes … Continue reading

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Science Fun & Life-Size Games!

LIFE-SIZE FUN Every second week for their extended lunch period, Grade 5 students at Pierre Elliott Trudeau elementary school have been participating in a Life-Sized Games program. The first week kicked off with a giant game of checkers. Students helped one another … Continue reading

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