Stephens, Kelly

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Elementary Vice-Principal

Thursday, December 2nd, 2021

International People with Disabilities Day Tomorrow we celebrate International People with Disabilities Day and in keeping with Advent – the season of preparation and expectation where the liturgical colour of the season is purple, we will be having a wear purple spirit day. Yesterday’s Quizzle (From Theresa P from Ms. Bark’s Grade 2 Class) What

Wednesday, December 1st, 2021

International People with Disabilities Day Friday we celebrate International People with Disabilities Day and in keeping with Advent – the season of preparation and expectation where the liturgical colour of the season is purple, we will be having a wear purple spirit day. Yesterday’s Quizzle (From David S. in Mr. Mongiardi’s Grade 5 Class) What

Tuesday, November 30th, 2021

November is Indigenous Awareness Month The 7 Grandfather TeachingsMonday, we featured the teaching of Respect represented by the buffalo. Today’s remaining 2 teachings are Honesty and Truth. Honesty: Honesty in facing a situation is to be brave and is represented by the Sabe or Sasquatch. Always be honest in word and action. Be honest first

Monday, November 29th, 2021

The 7 Grandfather Teachings Thursday, we featured the teachings of Bravery represented by the bear. Today’s teaching is Respect. Respect is represented by the buffalo. The buffalo gives every part of his being to sustain the human way of living, not because he is of less value, but because he respects the balance and needs

Thursday, November 24th, 2021

November is Indigenous Awareness Month The 7 Grandfather Teachings Yesterday, we featured the teachings of Love. Today’s teaching is Bravery and is represented by the bear. Yesterday’s Quizzle: (From Lucas in Mrs. Mills’ Grade 8 Class) Which creature walks on four legs in the morning two legs in the afternoon and three legs in the

Wednesday, November 24th, 2021

November is Indigenous Awareness Month The 7 Grandfather Teachings Yesterday, we featured the teachings of Wisdom and Humility. Today’s teaching is Love. Yesterday’sQuizzle: (From Will in Mrs. Noventa’s Grade 8 Class) (You need to know a little french for this one… ask our French teachers for a hint. They are Mlle. Habashy, Mme. Filice and

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021

November is Indigenous Awareness Month The 7 Grandfather Teachings The Seven Grandfather teachings are a set of Anishinaabe guiding principles passed down from generation to generation to guide the Anishinaabe in living a good life in peace and without conflict. Over the next few days, we will explore them in more depth. Yesterday’s Quizzle: (From Erben P

Monday, November 22nd, 2021

November is Indigenous Awareness Month Language Matters: Indigenous or Aboriginal? There have been many terms used to define the First Peoples of this land. Here are some of the terms explained. In 1492, believing he had landed in India, Christopher Columbus referred to the peoples living in this land as “Indians.”  Unfortunately, even though Columbus

Friday, November 19, 2021

November is Indigenous Awareness Month Do you know what smudging is? Many Indigenous Peoples have smudging ceremonies. Smudging is like having a cleansing smoke bath that purifies the persons body, energy, personal space or articles or the ceremonial space itself. Smudging removes the negative and helps to heal. Plants such as tobacco, sage, sweet grass,