Category: In the Classroom

Northwinds Beach

Northwinds Beach

June 15, 2014 | By

We had a fantastic last day of school at Northwinds Beach. A Cardboard Boat Race was the final house competition of the year! Each house, armed with cardboard, duct tape and a few other odds and ends, used their skill and ingenuity to transform these materials into a water vessel! Each boat was a great […]

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Awards Ceremony 2014

Awards Ceremony 2014

June 15, 2014 | By

Congratulations to all of our students on a successful 2013-14 school year!

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Preschool Sleepover & Playdate

Preschool Sleepover & Playdate

June 8, 2014 | By

There was no shortage of fun on Thursday and Friday as the SK’s embarked on their annual sleepover at Mrs.Scarrow’s, and the JK’s joined them on Friday for a playdate. They went for a nature hike, played in the sandbox, swung in the hammock, played air hockey, blew bubbles, had a water gun fight, and […]

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Camp Olympia

Camp Olympia

June 8, 2014 | By

The Grade 4-6 class arrived home Friday after an amazing few days at Camp Olympia. Students participated in a variety of activities including the high ropes course, zip line, giant swing, archery, and climbing rock wall, which challenged the students to overcome obstacles and gain confidence in their abilities. These were awesome team building activities […]

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The Magical, Mysterious Time Machine!

The Magical, Mysterious Time Machine!

June 2, 2014 | By

Congratulations to the Grade 1,2 and 3 students for their Oscar winning performances at “The Magical, Mysterious Time Machine”.  Last Wednesday June 11, 2014 the Primary division presented their play to parents, friends and relatives. These students wrote, directed, produced and created the sets for this dynamic production. This culminating activity included the curriculum strands […]

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Kolapore Springs

Kolapore Springs

June 1, 2014 | By

Last week, Pretty River Academy’s Grade 1-8 students took a field trip to Kolapore Springs. We toured the hatchery, took a nature hike, and had lunch in the great outdoors! Thank you to the Brady family for hosting!

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Out and about with Pretty River’s preschool class!

Out and about with Pretty River’s preschool class!

May 29, 2014 | By

Pretty River Academy’s preschool class took the town bus to the boardwalk to look for wildlife and nature. They discovered some dogs, swans, and geese. Exploring the different types of trees at the Collingwood Arboretum was a big hit! After the hike, the preschoolers ordered their own lunch from McDonald’s. Since they used their best manners, […]

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Elementary Math Competition

Elementary Math Competition

May 25, 2014 | By

Students in Grade 4-6 all participated in a math competition, completing six problem solving questions a week. After three weeks of competition we are down to the final three: Alexis, Angus and Isela!   UPDATE: Congratulations to Angus, this year’s winner! Are you smarter than a 6th grader? Try these questions! Math Competition Week #1 […]

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Storybook Park

Storybook Park

May 25, 2014 | By

The Preschool class enjoyed their annual trip to Story Book Park. The children fed the animals, rode on rides (over and over again!), played on the playgrounds, had a picnic lunch, laughed and had a great time!    

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Pond Study!

Pond Study!

May 24, 2014 | By

Pretty River Academy is located on a parcel of land that provides wonderful opportunities to learn, and our preschoolers are using it to their advantage! With wetlands, trails, native flora and fauna to observe students are engaged outside providing them with hands-on learning in and about the environment. The Preschool class spent time last week exploring the wetlands […]

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