Archive for May, 2012

Gr.5/6 Students Having a Blast in Toronto

Gr.5/6 Students Having a Blast in Toronto

May 31, 2012 | By

The students enjoyed a fun filled day visiting the ROM, the Hockey Hall of Fame, and the Blue Jays game. Here they are at the game.

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Hayden Invited to Washington D.C. for Inauguration of President of the United States

Hayden Invited to Washington D.C. for Inauguration of President of the United States

May 30, 2012 | By

Hayden is a current grade 12 student at Pretty River Academy, who will be attending Dalhousie University in September.  We have just heard that Hayden received a fantastic invitation to Washington D.C. While Hayden was in Grade 9, Roberta suggested he write a  pre-SAT on a whim. Due to the extreme high score on his […]

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“Predators Den” Business Plan Competition

May 25, 2012 | By

Students in grade nine will be participating in a business plan competition.  On May 30th from 1:00-2:30 p.m., parents, high school students and community members are welcome to analyze and judge business plan presentations in the gym.  Each judge will be given a chequebook (not real-unfortunately) to invest money in the businesses they feel will […]

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Summer Instrument Rentals

May 25, 2012 | By

Your child has worked hard through the school year to develop good tone, muscle memory and technique on their musical instrument.  It is highly recommended that students maintain their skills by practicing for some time during the summer months.  It only costs $25.00 to rent an instrument for the summer and even if your child […]

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Science Program to Receive Boost

May 18, 2012 | By

With the generosity of the Pretty River Academy parents, teachers and community our science programs will be getting a wonderful boost.  The $36,000 proceeds  from our 2012 Gala will be of benefit to all our students. We will be able to enhance our science exposure from the young grades all the way  to grade 12.  As […]

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PRA Science Student Wins Bronze at the CWSF

May 17, 2012 | By

Congratulations to Samantha who was awarded a bronze medal at the Canada Wide Science Fair (CWSF) for her project called Twitter vs. Facebook 2012 – Measuring Motivation on Social Networking Sites. Her project investigated how social networking sites relate to user behavioural patterns and how these sites could better target individual users online. The CWSF […]

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Grade 11 Student to Fly Across Canada … SOLO

Grade 11 Student to Fly Across Canada … SOLO

May 16, 2012 | By

Our students never fail to amaze us! Matthew Gougeon will soon be the youngest person to fly solo across Canada in an amphibious airplane. On Friday, some of our young students went to the local airport to talk to Matthew about the trip, to see his plane and then watch Matthew take-off.  Talk about showing our […]

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Our Students Had An Amazing Visit With Soldiers

Our Students Had An Amazing Visit With Soldiers

May 16, 2012 | By

Last week, our students from Grades 1 to 4 had the opportunity to visit with some of the soldiers who were in Collingwood for an exercise, called Spartan Bear.  Our students went to the Mountain Road location (home base for the maintenance company) to talk to the soldiers and ask some great questions to better […]

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North Simcoe High School Track and Field Meet

May 16, 2012 | By

Congratulations to the entire high school track and field team who traveled to Midland to compete in the North Simcoe Track and Field Meet on May 14th. Congratulations to Ingrid, Evan, Michael, Bridget, Kennedy, Zac and Cara who have advanced to the next level – the GBSSA Track and Field Meet on May 23rd. Thank […]

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What An Amazing Community We Have!

May 10, 2012 | By

On Friday, May 4th, Pretty River Academy’s Annual Gala was held at the Bear Estates.  It was wonderful to see parents, teachers, members of the community and our Alumni all come together to support our school.  Everyone had a great evening filled with food, laughter, some gaming and partaking in both the live and silent […]

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