Category: In the Classroom

SNOW DAY – SCHOOL CLOSED

SNOW DAY – SCHOOL CLOSED

April 15, 2014 | By

Pretty River Academy is closed today, Tuesday April 15th, due to winter weather conditions!

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Pre-School Rock!

Pre-School Rock!

April 14, 2014 | By

Pre-School Rock! Under the guidance of music teacher Mr. Shane Cloutier, these future stars each selected their ‘rock name’ before breaking out into their very own jam session!

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Congratulations to the Class of 2014!

Congratulations to the Class of 2014!

April 13, 2014 | By

Congratulations to the Class of 2014! Not all university offers for our graduating class have been received, but so far they have collectively been awarded placement at a wide selection of universities across the country. Receiving invitations from top universities requires students not only to have high academic scores, but also to show that they […]

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Whistler Cup

Whistler Cup

April 11, 2014 | By

A big shout out goes to Sophie (Grade 8) and Graydon (Grade 7) who have both just returned from the Whistler Cup ski race in BC where they proudly represented their home club of Craigleith in the U14 division.  Athletes from 27 different countries participated in the racing.  Graydon did an awesome job forerunning and […]

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Phases of the Moon…… via Oreo®

Phases of the Moon…… via Oreo®

April 10, 2014 | By

Pre-school students had an interactive lesson today learning about the moon. They described what the moon looks like, and how it changes shapes. They used Oreo® cookies to put the moon phases into order. Full Moon The entire moon is bright. Half Moon The half of the moon is light. New Moon Completely dark Which […]

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Active Life and Pretty River Academy Summer School Classes!

Active Life and Pretty River Academy Summer School Classes!

April 5, 2014 | By

Active Life and Pretty River Academy Summer School Classes   Keep your body and mind in top shape over the summer! Classes will run in the month of July. Full details on dates and times will be confirmed by April 23rd.  Classes Available: 1)  Grade 9-10 Physical Education: Overview The Health and Physical Education program […]

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University of Waterloo Mathematics Competition

University of Waterloo Mathematics Competition

April 4, 2014 | By

On February 20th students in Grades 9, 10 and 11 wrote a well known mathematics competition offered by the University of Waterloo. Students in Grade 9 wrote the “Pascal”, Grade 10 students wrote the “Cayley” and Grade 11 students wrote the “Fermat”. The contests are named after deceased mathematicians. These were 25 question contests open […]

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Pretty River @ the Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts

Pretty River @ the Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts

April 4, 2014 | By

Congratulations to Pretty River Academy high school students Robin L. (Grade 11) and Taylor P.(Grade 11) for having their artwork included in the Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts 34th Annual Juried Art Show! This is a highly competitive show that showcases work by regional artists and local art students. Robin received an honourable mention […]

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Balloon Power!

Balloon Power!

March 31, 2014 | By

Balloon Powered Car When it comes to powering a race car, there are many different options. Some cars are powered by gasoline, diesel, or other combustible fuels, or you can even electricity! In the Balloon Powered Car, we built a race car that uses the power of air pressure to roll across a room. Balloon […]

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Wetlands Cafe Menu

Wetlands Cafe Menu

March 30, 2014 | By

Wetlands Cafe Menu – Week of April 14th Monday – Spaghetti and Meatballs Tuesday – Tacos Wednesday – Tortellini and Red Sauce Thursday – Turkey Shepherd’s Pie Lunch is served with a Sandwich Bar, Salads, and Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Morning Snack: Monday – Oatmeal or Cereal Tuesday – Oatmeal or Yogurt Wednesday – Muffins […]

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