Category Archives: Specialty Programs

Our Lady of Pompei : Grade 6 Tea Party

On Tuesday, June 5th, the Grade 6 students were treated to their very first English Tea Party, complete with real tea cups, English tea and treats. Some of the students said it was an amazing experience. It was fun learning … Continue reading

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Building Your Own Board Game

Students at John Caboto, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, and St. Monica B.A.S.E. daycares spent their session 3 constructing a collaborative board game with their classmates. The Build Your Own Board Game program encourages teamwork, logic, forethought, and problem solving skills. With … Continue reading

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Hampstead: Mason Jar Music

Hampstead scientists created beautiful melodies this week in Ms. Jodi’s science program using mason jars. They filled the jars, each with a different level of water, ranging from full to almost empty. Ms. Jodi added some food colouring to make the … Continue reading

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Budding Scientists: Air Pressure

Budding Scientists at John Caboto Academy and Hampstead discovered air pressure by creating hoop gliders, and tinfoil boats.  Hoop gliders were fabricated via strips of paper taped into the shape of hoops (one large and one small), which were fastened to either end … Continue reading

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Honoured to Win Human Rights Education Award

The EMSB’s B.A.S.E. Daycare Program and Spiritual Community Animation Service were honoured with the 2017 National Play it Fair! Award from Equitas, the International Centre for Human Rights Education. Every year, Equitas acknowledges the contribution a Canadian organization, school or municipality has … 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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Play it Fair! Celebrations

Approximately 200 B.A.S.E. Daycare students spent the year learning about and then applying their human rights through the “Supporting Children as Leaders Through Play it Fair!“ program. At the end of April, Gerald McShane, Michelangelo International and John Caboto Academy students … Continue reading

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