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In the grade 1 classes, they’ve been diving into the basics of coding, and it’s been quite the adventure! Recently, they tackled the concept of binary code! The language of computers is made up of just two digits, 1 and 0. It was cool to 
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As part of our inquiry into Air and Water, students created water cycles in a bag. Using sharpies they showed the three main parts: Evaporation, Condensation and Precipitation. Some students extended their learning by including runoff and accumulation.We then attached them to our windows to 
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In the Junior Kindergarten classroom, love was in the air as students commemorated the 100th day of school with boundless enthusiasm! Engaging in a delightful activity, they honed their fine motor skills by meticulously stringing colourful beads of their choice, some even creating captivating patterns. 
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Last week, our grade 5 classes took on the cool world of stop motion animation, and let me tell you – it’s way trickier than it looks! We learned that making those tiny movements you see in movies takes tons of patience and careful planning. 
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Why Do We Wear Pink? Pink Shirt Day originated in 2007 when two students took a stand against bullying by wearing pink shirts after a boy was laughed at for wearing pink to school. It has since become an annual event, promoting anti-bullying awareness and encouraging kindness. 
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Our Science and Math MYP Teacher, Mr. Alton, bravely volunteered again to participate in the “Out in the Cold” 360 Kids experience. This time he was joined by more of our amazing Richland Academy Staff. We are proud of them for raising awareness about youth 
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Cultivating a positive classroom community is such an important part of teaching, and I’ve learned that little things go a long way. One of the ways to help build our students up is to help them see themselves (and their classmates) in a positive light. 
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The grade 1 students have kicked off their engineering unit with learning about how to solve problems using the engineering design process. The Grade 1 students had a blast learning about engineering using LEGO bricks. Their task was to make a bridge across a LEGO base 
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Identity is like a puzzle piece that makes you unique. No two snowflakes are exactly the same, and no two people are exactly the same either. Your identity is all the things that make you who you are. The grade 6 class has been inquiring into 
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We had the opportunity to go tree planting in the trail behind our school, all together, we planted a couple hundred trees! Shout out to James who planted more than anyone else, seventeen trees planted in the 2 hours we were there! We also got 
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