Archive for October, 2011

Volleyball cancelled Thursday night

October 26, 2011 | By

Due to production being hosted Thursday night, Volleyball practice from 3:00 – 4:15 is cancelled tomorrow.

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MOvember is Just Around the Corner

MOvember is Just Around the Corner

October 26, 2011 | By

Each year the men of Pretty River Academy sport moustaches to raise funds and awareness of men’s health issues. As we prepare to pack-up our Bicks we invite dads, students and teachers to join our school team and grow a stache. Please support the school team The PRA Moustachios at http://mobro.co/pra.

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Flag Football Team Has a Blast

Flag Football Team Has a Blast

October 25, 2011 | By

  Pretty River Academy entered two teams into a flag football tournament held in Markdale on October 25th. The boys in grades 6,7,and 8 worked hard and cheered each other on. After being on the losing end of the game most of the day the boys came back to win their last game. The final […]

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Master Ivan Bully Presentation

Master Ivan Bully Presentation

October 25, 2011 | By

We would like to thank Master Ivan from Collingwood Martial Arts who spoke with the Grade 4 to 8 students last week regarding bullying. Following the presentation a Grade 2 student presented Master Ivan with a picture made by one of our students.

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“BRILLIANTLY BACHARACH” fundraiser

October 24, 2011 | By

Once, annually, I present one of my shows at Pretty River Academy for the purpose of raising some much-needed funds for use in the four student productions I direct each school year. This year’s show — happening this Thursday, October 27th — features the music and life story of the great Burt Bacharach! We have partnered […]

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Abby Stec Striving for Excellence

October 24, 2011 | By

Abby Stec continues to Strive for Excellence! Abby Stec has been in the position of development at Pretty River Academy for under 5 years. In her role as the sole member of our faculty in development Abby has accomplished many incredible feats. She has led a capital campaign, built a new facility, developed our Nutrition […]

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Hear-Yee, Hear-Yee: Speeches are Coming…

October 21, 2011 | By

Our school-wide speech competition is fast approaching. All students are expected to present a speech to their class. Language teachers will select members from their class to present their winning speeches during the school competition. Primary students will choose a topic of their choice. Speech writing will take place at school beginning October 24th and […]

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Social Success at C & A Steak Company

Social Success at C & A Steak Company

October 21, 2011 | By

The weather outside may have been gloomy, but inside at C & A Steak Company it was anything but!  The 50 parents in attendance enjoyed some wonderful wines paired with equally inspiring appetizers. The pick of the wines was amazing, we tried a great size sample of one white and three reds.  There is copy […]

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Dairy Queen Fundraiser

October 21, 2011 | By

Dairy Queen is offering a fundraising program to Pretty River Academy. For every cake sold, Dairy Queen will donate a portion of the proceeds back to Pretty River Academy. You can order a cake for birthdays, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or just for a special treat. To order your cake, complete the form […]

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Random Act of Kindness at PRA

Random Act of Kindness at PRA

October 18, 2011 | By

This morning students and faculty at Pretty River arrived to a pleasant surprise – COOKIES! There is nothing like a fresh chocolate chip oatmeal cookie and a note in your locker or on your desk to start the day off with a smile. The Student Council kicked off a PRA Random Act of Kindness campaign […]

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