Tag Archives: St. Monica

B.A.S.E. Spotlight: Using a Schoolyard Garden

The St. Monica B.A.S.E. Daycare Green Club has been lucky to have teacher Mr. Eric Rowles be so heavily involved in the schoolyard garden both during class time and after school. B.A.S.E. Green Clubs love seeing teachers and educators use … Continue reading

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St. Monica: Fall Salad Fun

Saint Monica Green club students enjoyed a final feast from their schoolyard garden before the cold frost closed it down for the season. Students enjoyed harvesting the mesclun salad mix, then preparing and washing it in the salad spinner. They … 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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St. Monica: Garden Life

Nestled in the middle of NDG, the St. Monica B.A.S.E. Daycare community garden is full of life—from bursting blueberries to busy bees! If you’d like to help out in the garden, try your hand at weeding, watering and planting (and … Continue reading

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Summer Garden Fun!

B.A.S.E. Daycare communities are still enjoying their gardens during the summer holidays. Parents and students are helping with garden maintenance, watering, weeding, planting and even harvesting fruits and veggies to throw into, say, a delicious salad! If you would like … 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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St. Monica: Making Initials out of Fruit!

Noriko Baba, B.A.S.E. Cooking Class Animator  At St. Monica, students learned how to cut fruit and explored various kinds of fruit to experience different textures, colours and smells. In order to get to know each other in the cooking class, … Continue reading

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