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Our Lady of Pompei: Earth Day

The Grade 3 and 4 Daycare students celebrated Earth Day by creating beautiful works of art using pencil shavings, said Ms. Rosa Lemme, Daycare Educator. The students got busy sharpening their coloured pencils until they accumulated a pile of different coloured … Continue reading

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John Caboto Academy: Green Club Takeover!  

Anastasia Markou and Leila Mota, Grade 6 B.A.S.E. Daycare, John Caboto Academy What’s it like to be a teacher? Lots of students have probably asked themselves this question. We got to experience this on March 24th in Green Club at … Continue reading

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John Caboto Academy: Learning about Local Food

Ryan Oxley, Green Animator The Grade 6 students from the Green Club team at John Caboto took a closer look into the local food system and where their food comes from. Everyone was surprised to learn what grew locally and seasonally from … Continue reading

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Dalkeith: Heart Beet Cookies for St. Valentine’s

Green Club celebrated a cozy St. Valentine’s Day by baking Heart Beet Cookies! Of course, the cookies are heart-shaped for the holiday, but the students took it a step further and dyed the dough pink. To support B.A.S.E. Daycare’s Environmental … Continue reading

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Green Club: Holidays

Did you know that half of the paper we consume is used to wrap and decorate gifts? (The Recycler’s Handbook, 1990) Holiday waste, like food, shopping bags, packaging, wrapping paper, bows and ribbons, contribute up to an additional 1 million … Continue reading

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General Vanier: Pollinator Hotels

Grade 4-5-6 students from General Vanier Elementary School discovered the importance of pollinators and the magic of the honeybee! It turns out that not all bugs are pests, and that some insects are essential in order for our gardens and … Continue reading

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Inspiration for the New School Year

Start off the new school year by reading the Touching BASE Summer 2015 edition, full of Daycare Week highlights and all the wonderful news and photos from our busy, creative daycare students!

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