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Grade One 2019 Goals

Grade One 2019 Goals When the new year arrives, it gives us a chance to reflect upon our social and academic goals. This term, our grade one students have spent time making goals that are important to them. Some of these goals include: reading more, writing descriptive sentences, learning new art skills, self-reflecting and continuing

Grade 2 Coding Exploration

On January 25th, the grade twos of Mountain View had an in school field trip on coding exploration. On this trip they got the opportunity to learn more about design, problem solving and computational thinking. In small groups they got the chance to act like robots to understand the way robots are programmed, and then

Gingerbread Cookie Day

All of the ECS classes enjoyed the theme about "The Gingerbread Man" with many variations of the story and memorable activities. To celebrate the end of our unit, students decorated their very own gingerbread person with some very tasty treats!

Living Soil in Grade 4

By Hussnain from 4H On December 5th, all the grade fours at Mountain View Campus had a jolly good time learning about the wonders of vermicomposting! They even got to touch soil and dirt so they feel the differences. Surprisingly the soil was actually worm poo or castings. After, they learned what you should feed

Micro:bits Coding at Mountain View

By Afsha S. from 4H Grades four and threes at Mountain View had the Micro:Bit workshop. In this workshop they studied the different strategies of coding with tiny little computers. They used a lot of their knowledge and actually also got to make characters such as someone doing "The Floss", they made a flashing heart

Bricks 4 Kids Building Things Workshops

For the past week, Mountain View has been host to Bricks 4 Kids! Bricks 4 Kidz provided Mountain View students with an extraordinary opportunity to learn, build, and play with LEGO® Bricks. Grades 1-4 each had an exciting, hands-on, in-class experience where they built on their curricular outcomes in science of structures, buoyancy, and/or simple

Grade 4 Recyclers!

Grade 4 students at Mountain View have been busy helping our school and environment by running our drink container recycling program! Each day at lunch recess, volunteer grade 4 students make their rounds to each classroom to collect drink containers. They then work as a team to empty, clean and count the containers. It's hard,

Clay for Kids with Grade 3!

The Grade 3 students at Mountain View campus recently tested their hands on building skills with a visit from Clay for Kids. Students made coiled Indian elephant pots to supplement our Social Studies focus on India and learned about the specific properties of clay as a building material. They discovered that when working with clay,