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This year’s Holiday Concert is beginning to shape up to become a wonderful celebration of our diverse cultures through global celebrations.   The Grade 3 class knew early on that their focus would be related to Diwali, the “Festival of Lights”. A couple of Grade 3 students have 
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The beginning of the school year marked Grades 3-6 starting their musical journey with our now favourite little stringed instrument, the ukulele. The enthusiasm for this tiny lesser known cousin of the guitar hasn’t always been popular amongst Richland students. In particular, in September and 
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Last year’s 2013 Spring Musical was called “Our School Song”. Miss Pitt conceptualized the show around the idea that Richland Academy was looking for a new school song and the Grade 6 graduating class was on a mission to find it! Every class worked hard 
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“Emergent Curriculum is sensible but not predictable.  It requires of its practitioners trust in the power of play. Trust in spontaneous choice making among many possibilities.”   –  Elizabeth Jones and John Nimmo As a democratic musical educator, I am always asking questions of myself, other 
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Today’s blog posting comes to us from Ms. Amy Pitt, our Performing Arts teacher. The big night is fast approaching. Next Wednesday, June 5th at 6:30pm, the debut performance of Richland Academy’s Spring Musical “Our School Song” will hit the stage for a sold out audience! 
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The Prek class performs their play for parents in Performing Arts with Ms. Amy Pitt, deepening their understanding of Canadian Geese and Community through emotion, empathy, and experience. Richland’s Performing Arts teacher, Ms. Amy Pitt, brings us our latest blog posting: The PK class has 
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Today, Inquiring Minds is delighted to share another post from Richland’s Performing Arts Teacher, Ms. Amy Pitt. The arts are an integral part of Richland’s curriculum, and provide a creative outlet for sharing understanding, as well as exploring powerful concepts, such as empathy – as 
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Today’s blog posting is written by Ms. Pitt, our Performing Arts teacher. Not only are the Performing Arts an outlet for children to build performance skills, develop artistic appreciation, and express themselves creatively, they also offer children an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of 
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Recently, Richland Academy’s Junior Choir competed in the Kiwanis Music Festival, under the guidance of our Performing Arts Teacher, Ms. Pitt.  Today’s Inquiring Minds post comes from Ms. Pitt on the Kiwanis experience, and captures the pride and passion she shares with her students.The choir, 
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In Performing Arts, the SK class has been learning about the history and traditional oral story telling of Canadian Aboriginals through experiential dramatic play. They have chosen an Ojibway creation story to reenact, becoming the characters (such as human being, muskrat, and turtle) and internalizing 
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