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Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Building Resiliency & Growing Tomatoes

One of our school goals for our students this year was in the development of Citizenship & Social Responsibility, which just happens to be grounded from a foundation of  personal self regulatio

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Thursday, October 5th, 2017

If Not Us, Then Who?

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I had the pleasure of attending our Orange Shirt Day ceremony last week at Mill Lake.

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Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

What, No Homework?!

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I am going to state right of the bat, that some of the positions I take below may not sit well with everyone. Homework seems to be one of those things about which everyone has an opinion, in part b

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Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

The Reimer 101 Program

The idea of transitioning from elementary school to middle can be and is an anxiety filled proposition for many students, whether they are starting new as a grade 6 students or coming in as a grade

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Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Embracing the New Curriculum

Innovation happens at the edge of known areas. It happens when old boundaries between school and community, academic subjects and real-world paradigms are being challenged.

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Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

A Child’s Best Hope

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I would like to welcome everyone back from what I hope was a relaxing summer with family and friends.

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Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Thank You For Your Leadership

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

As we wind the school year down, I would like to close with some reflections on 2016/17. This year will go down as one of my more memorable for a number of reasons.

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Thursday, June 15th, 2017

The Joy & Promise of Convocation

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

As you know, it is convocation season all around our district and province. We have eight different schools that host this very special rite of passage, and this year we will have over 1200 student

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Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

The Many Faces of Parent Engagement

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I have been thinking about our parent engagement (one of our district goals), and how important it is to the work we do, particularly in the face of our revised curriculum. If you are a parent your

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Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Science Fair, SAT, & Dreaming Big

Last month, while I was attending an educational conference on Curriculum and Assessment in California, I had the special privilege of hearing U.S.

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