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Richland’s Prekindergarten children are waiting very patiently for their baby chicks to hatch. They take their responsibilities very seriously and have been monitoring the temperature of the incubator as well as rotating the eggs five times a day. The arrival of the incubator and twelve 
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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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Our Prek children are deeply engaged in using technology within the classroom on a weekly basis. They are learning to print their first names on the Epson Board; exploring the alphabet and sounds with the Letterland Software; developing their artistic skills with drawing; investigating 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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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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Continuing their investigation of apples, the PK students were asked this question, “Why are apples different colours?”  Their responses were intriguing to say the least. “They go in the freezer and melt and go different colours.” “Farmers put different colours on them.” “Apples make different 
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The PK Class Apple Investigations began with a provocation from one of the children during snack time.  An observation was made by a student that, ‘her apple was red and her friend’s apple was green.’ She wondered, “Why are they different?” Thoughts were shared about 
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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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We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other. – Lucian de Crescenzo (Italian poet and writer) The Prekindergarten students have been working on building friendship through sharing, building and collaborating. These opportunities for learning 
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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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