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Geography Challenge 2019

Posted on March 8

A highlight of the Spring Term at Sunnybrook is the Annual SBS Geography Challenge, which will take place in April. Before the break we gather all our students from Grades Four, Five and Six to participate in the qualifying round.

Our geographers had great results, and the final was a nail biter. In the end, Tanner/GR 4, Thomas, GR 5 and Jacob, GR 6 are our finalists for the big inter school Geography Challenge. Congratualtions to all of you!

Author visit 2019

Posted on March 8

Author visits here at school enrich children's understanding of literature, how books come to be, and the process of writing and creating a book. We are so fortunate that our Sunnybrook Parent Association sponsors author visits each year.

Willow Dawson gave a lively presentation ans shared her books. Taking home a book of their own signed by the author was the perfect ending to a wonderful morning.

 

Student Led Conferences 2019

Posted on March 4

Last Friday was a special day in the school. Student Led Conferences offer a meaningful and powerful way for parents to learn about their children's progress. Beginning in JK students and parents sit together for up to an hour. During this time the students share their learning in all areas of the curriculum. This includes their regular studio work such as math, language and Units of Inquiry. They also demonstrate their learning in French, Music and Phys Ed during their conference.
This is a powerful way for parents to experience the progress their children make during the school year.
During the SLC day, our Grade Six class holds it's PYP Exhibition. This is always a wonderful days in the school, a true celebration of student learning.

 

Chocolate bark family Event

Posted on February 11

The SPA put together a wonderful Valentine's Event.  Two chocolate chefs came in and made chocolate bark and truffles with many families.  The students were able to decorate the bark with lots of toppings and then decorate truffles to take home as well.  While the bark was setting, the families had an oppourtunity to learn about chocolate.  It was a sweet way to spend time on Saturday afternoon.

Spelling Bee 2019

Posted on February 9

The Spelling Bee is an annual event and a cherished tradition at SBS. Finalists from each grade from GR 1-6 blew us away with their spelling prowess! An excellent competition - with a very supportive crowd - our 2019 winners were:

  • Grade 1 | Keaton
  • Grade 2 | Isla
  • Grade 3 | Nicholas
  • Grade 4 | Sophie
  • Grade 5 | Ariya
  • Grade 6 | Dexter

Congratulations! 

Ski Day 2019

Posted on January 28

Ski Day was a hit again this year. The buses left at 7:15 am filled with excited young skiers, parents and teachers. All our students had 2 hour lessons in the morning and time to ski together after lunch. It was a sunny day and it was a success all around. Just in time for dismissal the buses returned with a load of happy, tired students and their chaperones.
Everyone was happy with skiing at Skyloft as we had the entire hill to ourselves, and we thank them for their excellent care and service throughout the day.

 

Special thanks to the teachers and parents who work so hard to make ski day so special for our students every year!

JK Five Senses Festival

Posted on January 18

At the end of the Unit of Inquiry exploring the Five Senses the JK class holds a Festival, to share their learning with their parents. Our JK students move from station to station with their parents to share their knowledge and explore the five senses with their family. Smelling, seeing, touching, hearing and tasting are explored thorought the unit. The best part is the big 5 Senses Festival day when families participate with their children.

Each student makes a Five Senses hat to wear on the day of the festival; the hat demonstrates the five ways that we perceive our world.

Care & Share 2018

Posted on December 20

Our December community action is a food drive for the Teresa Group. Families contribute, students sort and package the donations and make Christmas cards for the residents of Meighan Lodge. This year our Grade Two class took many boxes of food to the Teresa Group and helped sort the donations.  Kids Can Too also hosted a toy drive and donated gently used toys to Oasis.

 

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