By Monique Wissink, Manager of Timmy’s Place My visit to TCS was a fun and informative one with the help of my tour guide, Kaylin. As I entered each classroom I was greeted by smiling faces. One little redheaded girl giggled as s..
Serious play is happening in our classrooms. It may seem like an oxymoron, but … Thanks to a generous donor and our Designated Giving Program we were able to purchase a class set of Lego kits. They weren’t just any kits …. th..
My Perspective on the Electives By: Tyrel (Gr.8) Electives are a new thing we are trying out this year. We chose from 6 different workshops/classes. I decided that I would pick Outdoor Education. The first class we did involved walking through..
By Aisylnn (Grade 6) When Friday came Grades 3-8 were excited and could hardly wait until Electives. Somehow we survived and at about 2:00 pm we were off to our various stations. French cuisine was at the Williamsburg CRC and we had supplies p..
One of the winter electives that students got to choose is Littlebits, run by Mr. Bylsma. Many of you are probably wondering what littlebits are. Mark explains, “Littlebits is when you put little electronic pieces together. The pieces fit to..
Build a Box Drum Elective by Naomi – Grade 7 Have you ever done an elective? I am learning how to drum, as an elective this year . I chose this elective because lately I have been always hitting out beats as we sing. So I could learn a b..
Hip Hip Hooray, It’s the 100th Day! On Wednesday, Feb 22nd, the Gr. 1/2 class celebrated one of their favourite days. 100 Day! They had been patiently counting down the days of school to reach the 100th day of school, and could not wait ..
One of our choices for Winter Electives this year was woodworking. Students went off-site to the home of one of their leaders, so that they were able to work in his workshop. With their leaders, Steve Geertsema and Jack VanGilst, they w..
Have you even wondered what goes on in a school on the day before March Break? Report cards for Term 2 are finished and everyone is thinking about the week ahead. So what do the teachers an students do all day? Well…… The Kindergar..
For the past few weeks, our Grade 3/4 class has been learning about Italy. We started off learning about the Ancient Romans (the first Italians), and then progressed to learning about modern-day Italy through its economy, geography, and major ..