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It all began with the children welcoming our guests and walking our families from the Lobby to our classroom. It was a ‘full house,’  filled to the brim with 16 parents in JK, all eager to explore the ‘cookie decorating’ business with their children. The 
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Prek and JK friends gather on a weekly basis for Interactive Learning time together. Most recently they have been deeply engaged in exploring the Learning Centres in the Prek classroom. From cooking a meal at the house area, building 3D structures at the light table, 
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One of the many pleasures of working with children is their excitement, particularly at this time of the year. The JK students have written letters to Santa, and we couldn’t help but share some of their comments. Dear Santa… “I would like you to give 
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It’s so good. You taste it and you can’t stop eating it… I am a GOOD cook!  (Justin) Pour some broth in a pot, Add some vegetables you’ve scrubbed a lot. Sprinkle spices and herbs, Let it simmer undisturbed. Drop in carrots, onions, too, Let 
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The Junior Kindergarten Class welcomed Arabella’s Mommy and Daddy,  Sebastian’s Mommy, Ms. Haldenby and Mrs. Oliveira in to assist their work and research. This question was posed to the children: “What can we learn mathematically or otherwise about a pumpkin?” “We could carve it”, “We 
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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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Some of us went tomato picking in the garden. (Madalin) According to the document for Early Childhood Environmental Education: Guidelines for Excellence, “Learning is everything; experience is everything. Whether it is the taste of a carrot freshly picked from the garden or the sight of 
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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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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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