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A unique summer event, The Village of Richmond Hill 5 Senses Festival is a vibrant celebration of arts and culture through the exploration of our senses. With venues located across the historic Village of Richmond Hill, this two day annual festival creates a destination for 
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The recent excursion to the Toronto Zoo opened up the importance of measurement to our Grade 4 class. They explored area, perimeter and volume in context and used the teachings of Jane Goodall to help them improve upon the Toronto Zoo’s current enclosures. They then 
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Recently, our JK students invited their families to join them for an afternoon of portfolio-sharing. “This is the story about me, Mama,” shared one child. “This is my book about what I did in JK!” One parent shared that, ‘she was grateful and thankful for 
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After researching the principles of forces and structures, our Grade 5 and 6 students worked in trios to create sturdy and functional chairs, made only from newspaper and masking tape! Students presented their knowledge from their sustainable design inquiry at this year’s Science Inquiry Festival. 
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During our recent Science Inquiry Festival, our JK students used a variety of materials to build with and express their frog ideas with their parents, including sharing their photography images, creating frogs in Origami, painting watercolour masterpieces, designing a model magic tadpole family, and observing 
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Today, Richland students highlighted their scientific and inquiry learning talents at our ‘Science Inquiry Festival.’ Explorations included: the life cycle of a frog, butterflies, sensory organs, simple machines, food chains, moving bodies, and chair constructions. Congratulations to our students for their hard work and dedication 
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This week, our PK children practiced threading beads onto very fine fishing line. At first they found it quite challenging: “The hole is so small!” declared Matthew. “It’s hard to fit,” added Sebastian. However, the children demonstrated great perseverance and, soon after, were able to 
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Our Grade 5/6 students recently wrapped up their inquiry into space and astronomy through creative and unbounded presentations!  Students took on topics from Black Holes to the Sun and everything else in between!  They presented models, Prezis and other online presentations and some even did 
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Some of the SK children began to take manipulatives from the light table, and ‘present’ them one by one to the butterflies in their butterfly habitat. They spent ten minutes, patiently testing, which manipulatives the butterflies reacted to, and sorted them into two piles.  “These 
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After sketching and modeling their sensory organs, our Grade 1 students have been creating their ‘Science Inquiry Festival’ projects using carefully-selected materials. One student chose a large piece of red cloth as the ‘perfect way’ to create the lips of his mouth model.
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