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10+1 Good Things To Talk About – June 7

View from above the district track meet.

View from above the district track meet.

      1. Grade 6 high jump winner from Kent.

        Grade 6 high jump winner from Kent.

        District Track Meet  Kent students represented our school and made us proud of their efforts and accomplishments in our district track meet.  Thank you to Mr. and Mrs. Gallamore (and her class) for all their efforts in organizing this day for our district. 

      2. Primary Choir.

        Primary Choir.

        Kent Choir  The Kent School primary and intermediate choirs performed for parents and students this week.  The intermediate choir’s version of “Count on Me” (Bruno Mars) seemed to be a crowd favourite.  Thank you to Mrs. Di Rezze for all her efforts along with Mrs. Smith, Ms. Garrioch and all the students.  For a video of the choir, please check out the video below or click here.

      3. Learning About Cedar  Ms. Kelly has been teaching our Halq’emeylem students about the vocabulary and the many uses of cedar.
      4. Mrs. Cardinal's class field trip to learn more about the flood of '48

        Mrs. Cardinal’s class field trip to learn more about the flood of ’48

        Flooded Classroom?  The Agassiz Flood of ’48 has taken over Mrs. Cardinal’s class as the students have developed a keen interest in all the events that occurred during that time.  They recently travelled to the regional library and the Kent Municipal Cemetery as that is the setting in the book that started it all; “Flood Warning”.

      5. Learning About Water  Mr. Gallamore and Mrs. Peters’ classes traveled to Hope to do a tour of the Nestle Water plant and find out how stream water is converted into bottled water.
      6. Ready, Set, Learn

        Ready, Set, Learn

        Ready, Set, Learn  Mrs. Roste and Ms. Garrioch organized a well-attended community event in which parents of children aged 0-5 came and checked out community resources on health and education.

      7. A student showcasing her career research.

        A student showcasing her career research.

        Career Fair  Ms. Martinson’s class chose a career path to research and share with the class.  Students demonstrated their learning in a variety ways as part of their class career fair.                                                                                                                                               –

      8. Egg Drop!

        Egg Drop!

        Egg Drop Physics  As part of their science, Mrs. Gallamore’s class had to design their own carrier to house an egg that would survive a 20 foot fall from the roof of the school.

      9. The Hill in Pictures  We presented our 2012-2013 Kent highlights to the Board of Education on Tuesday.  To view the creation of the hill in pictures, go to http://bit.ly/15HQ8MS
      10. Collaborative Story Writing  5 classes, including schools from Italy and Richmond, have participated in Kent’s Collaborative Story Writing Project.  Mr. Gallamore’s class is now finishing it off – check out the story (so far) at http://bit.ly/kentwriting
      11. Run For Water  A number of staff and students from Kent braved the downpour of rain as they ran in water FOR water on May 26 in Abbotsford.  Our school raised over $1500 for this cause and Ms. Home’s class is still raising more funds.  J

 

As always, feedback is appreciated.  You can click on any photo to enlarge.  Have a great weekend!


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