Last year was our first year issuing the summer challenge for our students. This challenge is completely optional, although we strongly encourage regular practice and physical activity throughout the summer to maintain and strengthen all their muscles, including their numeracy and literacy muscles! We have selected the items and put the packages together to travel easily and require very little in the way of supplies. All the documents that were sent home in each grades’ Summer Challenge Packages are linked… Read More
Today, our students were fortunate enough to have some visitors for the day! They were extremely friendly, playful, and very sleepy! St. Bernard puppies, Lizzie and Mater, went to Gr. 5 ELA for reading, Gr. 5 Math to help with project work, napped in Ms. Crow’s office and then some more napping with some of the grade 7/8’s after their final of four day ELA assessment and before they went to the high school for Lifeskills. Then this afternoon, they went to 5/6 Social Studies, enjoyed second break outside, each with their own diligent group of supervisors, and then finished the day in Social Studies, helping students with their final projects. It was really a wonderful day having them here! All of us, students and staff, really enjoyed their company today!
There is a lot of interesting research about dogs in the classroom. If you are interested, I have attached some articles below:
Every Spring, Grosse Isle students head outdoors to beautify our school yard. Traditionally the 5/6’s are in charge of all our school’s annuals. While over the last couple of years, the 7/8’s have been expanding our perennial collection, flowering shrubs, and fruit trees. All of this has been generously supported by the South Interlake Garden Club Grant, the ISD Sustainable Development Grant, community donations of perennials, Warren Tire generously provided the tires, and parents. But most of all the hard… Read More