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White Fox School: First Nations and Metis Culture Day

March 11, 2016
​ On Wednesday March 9 th , 2016 the students and staff from White Fox School facilitated and participated in a First Nations and Metis cultural day.  The day consisted of Aboriginal customs, traditions and community members who shared their knowledge and teachings with students.  ​
 

We Love Lucy - Our Canine Staff Initiative

July 09, 2015

It all started with Melissa, our K teacher, trying to find a way to better explain needs and wants to her kindergarten students.  They were struggling with the concept and Melissa thought that bringing Lucy (Melissa’s Poodle Cross Dog) would help to reinforce through exploration of Lucy’s needs and wants....

Bannock Family Day at Maude Burke

July 09, 2015
​ On November 26, Mrs. Meyer came to our Pre-K Family Day to teach us how to make bannock.  Each child made their own bannock using traditional methods (no measureing tools).  One cup of flour was equal to 13 scoops with a 4 year-old's hand!  While the bannock was baking, Mrs....

Parental Engagement at CRES

July 09, 2015

Carrot River Elementary School in connection with their SCC, sponsored a two day parent event to increase awareness about the early years and the importance of sensory engagement with children during these years.  Lois Okrainec explained brain development in young children and discussed it in relation to children’s behaviors.  She presented...