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.
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!
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!”
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.
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…
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 […]
The grade 6-8 class goes on weekly outdoor education excursions. These trips are important for the students’ social and emotional growth. It is wonderful to see them grow as a group throughout the year as they learn to work with, and trust, each other. On one particularly soggy day we set out to create “guerrilla […]