"I connect my class with classrooms in France, Brazil, New York, and Montreal. We've Skyped a sushi chef for Procedural Writing, a marketing exec for Media Lit, and an aquarium in the UK for Report Writing."
Grade 7 and 8 students from seven schools gathered to see if their team's machine had what it took to outsmart their competition. Students were asked to construct a complex machine that can complete a simple task. In this case, it was to drop a golf ball into a cup.
West Lynde Public School was abuzz with activity as students, staff, and parents were busy preparing 200 individual care packages for the residents of Fairview Lodge who were displaced by fire. Kim O’Brien, whose daughter, Lily, attends West Lynde P.S. spent their entire Saturday with Principal Brian Bradley’s assistance, shopping for all of the items for the care packages.
On your mark, get set, go!
The race against drugs has begun for 6,500 grade 5 students at the 18th annual Racing Against Drugs Durham (RADD) campaign.