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12/16/14

You can’t separate parenting from teaching

I’m supposed to be proofreading report cards. But first I need to sort the big mound of laundry awaiting me. I need to feel as though segmenting it into its little coloured assortments will somehow accelerate the doing of it… +Read More
12/09/14

Catholic school now allowing girls to do gay rights project

‘The girls will be welcome to present their project at the social justice fair,’ Catholic school board says The principal at a Catholic school near Tunney’s Pasture is now allowing two Grade 6 girls to present a social justice fair project on gay rights. Ann Maloney’s daughter initially wasn’t allowed to do a project on gay rights for her Catholic school’s social justice fair. That decision has now been reversed. (CBC) The girls, their parents and the principal at St.... +Read More
11/17/14

Three must-read books for Bullying Awareness Week

Chances are at some point in your life you experienced some form of bullying — whether as a victim, observer or participant. There is more awareness on this issue than ever before, but it is also more complex. Cyberbullying did not exist when I was walking the school halls. Bullying prevention and intervention is a topic that is important all year round. However, initiatives such as Bullying Awareness Week ensure this important subject is brought to the forefront. Taking place... +Read More
11/03/14

Helping your kids succeed in school

Watch and learn about the top four things parents can do to help their kids succeed in school. +Read More
10/17/14

Parent involvement that works

People for Education has released a new video for parents that outlines the four most important things they can do to improve their children’s chances for success at school. The three-and-a-half minute video, based on a review of 30 years… +Read More
Invermay School Playground Committee
09/26/14

Invermay school playground – dream becomes a reality

After one year of vigorous events and activities, a new playground structure was formally unveiled at Invermay School on September 5. A playground project committee was formed in June 2013 with the goal of completing the project in a one… +Read More
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