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Richland students in Gr. 4, 5 and 6 had the pleasure of working with artists from Sol Express of L’Arche Toronto. Sol Express is a group of artists who creatively express and explore issues surrounding developmental disability, ability and difference. These artists shared a workshop 
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As an extension of their current studies in Native Cultures, Richland’s Grade 5 students have been exploring the work of First Nation’s artist, Norval Morriseau. Earlier this year they read Native legends, and visited The McMichael Gallery and studied the Woodland School of Art, of 
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You may remember recently we shared highlights from an excursion Richland students in Grades 4-6 recently went on to Variety Village. One of our Grade 4 students, Howard, wrote such an insightful reflection on his experience that we just had to share it with you. 
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This question was recently posed to Richland’s Grade 5 class, and ignited a passionate conversation about societal norms, and how ‘normal’ is understood and defined. Informing their opinions was their recent experience at Variety Village, where they engaged in challenging sports activities designed for the 
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Their masks are up, and they are incredible!  Since September, the Grade 5 students have been considering identity, both their own and what it means through different lenses. Their masks are representations of their distinct and unique identities. Keep following Inquiring Minds, to see the 
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Through the Physical Education program, Richland’s students in grades 4-6 have been experiencing sports and challenging themselves through Paralympic and adapted sports. The students have been playing Goal Ball, a game for the visually impaired that has a bell within the ball. They have also 
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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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Recently Richland’s Grade 5 & 6 students competed in our annual Slam Poetry Competition. After weeks of carefully crafting and editing their poems under the guidance of professional slammer, Truth Is, and their teachers; the students took to the stage. Congratulations to all of our 
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Provocation: Imagine the life of the objects you are using today. To apply and consolidate their knowledge, students in Grades 5&6 traced the “life” of an object. Meaning they traced all the energy and resources that went into getting the object to Ms. Bei’s home; 
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We thoroughly enjoyed our visit from Richmond Hill Councillor Perrelli this morning.  He even got a ‘back stage pass’ to see the Grade 5 class rehearse for next week’s Holiday Concert and provided some excellent feedback to our students. Thank you for coming to Richland!
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