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The Grade 2 students were thoroughly engaged on their field study to the Ontario Science Centre to investigate simple machines.  When they returned to school, they were immediately inspired to use their new knowledge of simple machines to create props for their year-end production of 
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Richland’s Grade 2 students recently reflected on what they believe makes a good book. As a community, we share a love of literacy, and find opportunities to read together and share our opinions and reflections. We thought these ideas about what makes a good book 
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Richland’s Grade 2 students were delighted to welcome Mr. Ron Robb, a retired engineer, inventor and origami lover. He visited their classroom and shared everything he knew about China, Japan and origami. The students were fascinated and amazed at the items Mr. Robb was able 
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Recently Richland Academy welcomed internationally recognized artist, Guo Yue Dou back to the school. Dou returned for another session with Grades 1-3 to create chalk pastel drawings of birds and other wildlife. Dou’s work is detailed and lifelike, and our students did an excellent job 
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Congratulations to all of our students on their exceptional performances in Richland’s Holiday Concert. Under the guidance of Richland’s Performing Arts teacher, Ms Pitt, the students developed a concert that embraced and celebrated Unicef’s Convention of the Rights of the Child. Richland’s emergent curriculum meant 
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No two days are the same at Richland Academy!  Here are excerpts from a day with Ms. Pitt in Performing Arts. The Senior Kindergarten students are very interested in birds at the moment. Through a creative visualization exercise, they imagined they were birds flying through 
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The Grade Two students headed outdoors, armed with compasses, to further develop their mapping skills and apply their knowledge of directionality to get from one place to another.   What they discovered… “You need to know directions.” “If you get lost, you know to use 
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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 Grade 1 and 2 students performed French plays, “Le petit chat cherche une famille” and “Les animaux du bayou,” respectively. Monsieur Groshi did a fantastic job directing the plays, which were entertaining, inspiring and humourous. Très bien!
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This week, we welcomed Author and Creative Writing Instructor, Alison Acheson, for sessions with our Grade 1-3 students and Grade 4-6 students, respectively.Ms. Acheson shared some of her brilliant stories and discussed the writing process with students. The first session examined the traits of writing 
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