Hatching Quails

The Gr 5/6 class successfully hatched 16 baby quails.  The entire process began with incubating the eggs, which required keeping their classroom extra warm and toasty, and once the eggs hatched, the students all pitched in to move them to their temporary home and were involved in all aspects of their care. The entire school […]

Visiting Author

The Gr 4/5 class were fortunate to have Kari Jones, a published author,  generously share her time with their class and do a reading from one of her books, “Out of Season”. It was wonderful to have a published author come to help the students with the writing process.

Salmon Dissection

The grade 4/5 class had the opportunity to dissect and learn about the body parts of a salmon. And most of the students remained interested, despite the smell & blood!

Bollywood Dancing!

The grade 4-8’s have been fortunate to have the opportunity for once a week dance classes, which was set up by Sharon, a VSIE parent…the first two week session was learning Bollywood dance. “We had a fantastic time learning Bollywood Dance from Viral, direct from Mumbai India!”

Outdoor Classroom

VSIE embraces the principle of using the outdoors as an extended part of the classroom Here the grade 4/5’s are enjoying their outdoor education, and exploring different ecosystems.

Victoria Gymnastics

Once again, the K-8 grades enjoyed our once a week visits to Victoria Gymnastics…. These sessions began after the winter break, and continued up until the beginning of spring break…

Dreidel Makers

  We were very fortunate that Lynne, one of the parents, came in to the classroom and gave the grade 4 and 5 class a talk about Hanukkah before the holidays, as well give each of them a dreidel to take home. Some students who do not celebrate Hanukkah got to experience and appreciate new […]