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Celebrating 100 Days

February saw us hit 100 days of school - a huge achievement for our Grade 1 learners! Our Grade 1 students celebrated by making 100 Days glasses, posters, and hats. They have learned so much, and, as teachers, we have learned so much from them. Here’s to another awesome 100 days of teaching and learning.

Grade 4’s Skating & Tubing Trip

On February 12th, the grade 4s at Mountain View had a special opportunity to attend skating lessons and go tubing at Winsport! For tubing, they hauled giant, inflatable tubes up a magic carpet and then rode them down the hill! At first, some were a bit fearful of the big hill, but upon hearing the

Grade Three Don’t Take Rocks For Granite

In October the grade three students had the experience of being “kid geologists” during their Don’t Take Rocks For Granite in class science field trip. They identified the unique properties of rocks and minerals. With their amazing scientific knowledge, they even identified a mystery mineral! They explored the formation of volcanic igneous rocks and created

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