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Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Parent Teacher Conferences, A Door to Deeper Understanding

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Last week was a beehive of activity across the district with parent teacher conferences, in preparation for our

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Monday, November 6th, 2017

Lest We Forget

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I recently came across the letter below that was written by Captain Charles May of the British Infantry to his wife on the eve of one of the bloodiest battles of the First World War: The Somme offe

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Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

In Memoriam

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

It was this time last year that life in our district seemed to stand still, as we tried to come to grips with the unthinkable tragedy that occurred at Abby Senior.

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Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Moving from Topics to Concepts

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I visited Alexander Elementary recently, and was impressed to see learning targets on the board in every classroom I visited. It was obviously a collective attempt on the part of the staff to be cl

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Thursday, October 5th, 2017

If Not Us, Then Who?

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I had the pleasure of attending our Orange Shirt Day ceremony last week at Mill Lake.

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Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

What, No Homework?!

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I am going to state right of the bat, that some of the positions I take below may not sit well with everyone. Homework seems to be one of those things about which everyone has an opinion, in part b

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Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

The Reimer 101 Program

The idea of transitioning from elementary school to middle can be and is an anxiety filled proposition for many students, whether they are starting new as a grade 6 students or coming in as a grade

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Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Embracing the New Curriculum

Innovation happens at the edge of known areas. It happens when old boundaries between school and community, academic subjects and real-world paradigms are being challenged.

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Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

A Child’s Best Hope

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I would like to welcome everyone back from what I hope was a relaxing summer with family and friends.

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Monday, August 28th, 2017

First Day of School is Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Welcome Back!

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