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Oct 19, 2020

TOP 10 REASONS WE LOVE GRADE 5 AT THE MIDDLE

By |2020-10-19T22:08:04-07:00October 19, 2020|, |

We are enjoying having the grade 5 students at the middle school! They have been at our campus for almost two months now and feel right at home. Even though the COVID-19 restrictions allow limited interaction with the grade 5 students and teachers, we are so glad they are here! So, we want to share [...]

Sep 21, 2020

WHEN YOUR BOAT IS ROCKED

By |2020-09-21T14:37:49-07:00September 21, 2020|, |

Ask any student who’s been on the SALTS grade 8 sailing trip, they’ll talk for hours about their five days aboard a tall ship in the Salish sea; hauling the sails, taking the wheel, and singing their hearts out at the evening “mug up.” Some of them might also tell you about seasickness. That Queasy [...]

Apr 3, 2020

STRANGE TIMES

By |2020-04-03T18:35:32-07:00April 3, 2020|, |

We are in full renovation mode. The middle school administration wing has been dismantled, we are relocated into our new temporary office space, and the walls of the new middle school wing are tilted up and in place. I am also in renovation mode at home. We have gutted our entire living space except for [...]

Jan 21, 2020

ELVIS, TYM & A FEW TOE TAPPING TEENS

By |2020-01-21T10:02:15-08:00January 21, 2020|, |

True confession: I can’t sing and in spite of a few valiant attempts, I cannot play a musical instrument. Among other things I inherited from my mother is the inability to carry a tune. However, I also inherited a love of music from my father. I have discovered that the two are not incongruous and [...]

Sep 17, 2018

TYM VERSUS THE WEEDS

By |2018-09-24T20:26:07-07:00September 17, 2018|, |

I am an admitted “neat freak” and I am okay with that. Regularly, I get razzed for how organized my office is. “You can’t be very busy because your office is always neat and clean.” The truth is, I just cannot work when there is disorganization. By the way, if you ever come into my office [...]

Jun 19, 2018

TOP 10 (AND A FEW MORE)

By |2019-06-19T09:22:14-07:00June 19, 2018|, |

Being in the middle school is an opportunity to see students grow and change almost daily. My favourite memory this school year was sailing with one of the grade 8 classes. I was witness again, to students growing confidence and a willingness to try something new and difficult. Some students climbed higher in the shrouds [...]

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