Newton’s Grove School news: April 2016

The trailer has arrived on site!

The trailer has arrived as construction ramps up at the Goreway site! We are building for our future!

Stay tuned for more details...

Apple Store 2016

On Tuesday, April 26th Ms Taylor and the grade 7 classes became mini Apple Entrepreneurs creating 30 second commercials in iMovie and using Keynote to market their innovative products. The kids got to practice using Apple technology and were able to learn lifelong skills such as creative innovation, planning, time management, communication and presentation skills.

Niagara Falls 2016

Yesterday, the ESL students in the senior division visited Niagara Falls. The students began the day admiring the magnificent falls before taking a ride on the iconic Maid of the Mist boat tour. After lunch the students enjoyed fun and games along Clifton Hill. The trip gave our students the opportunity to practice their English skills as well as appreciate one of Canada's most famous landmarks.

Playground Proposals

Our Senior Kindergarten and Grade 1 classes are very excited about our new Goreway location. With that, they incorporated their learning of structures with the creation of their playground proposals.

Please have a look at their proposal...

Arts & Music Night: Olympiada

What an amazing evening. I am so proud of each and every musician who performed. From the Grade ones to the twelves; you are all incredible. Thank you for all your hard work and dedication. Your music making was magical, and you inspired and moved us all!

Classical Theatre production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth

On Monday, April 18th, the grade nine English class went to see the Classical Theatre production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, which they studied this year. It was an original and creative version of the play, and the students got to enjoy scenes interpreted by professional actors. Afterwards, they went to lunch where the dined on “eye of newt, and toe of frog, wool of bat, and tongue of dog.”

Visit to the Honda Plant!

Last Thursday, the Grade 12 International Business class visited the Honda Manufacturing Plant in Alliston. The tour began with a presentation which highlighted Honda's company overview and values. Next, the students put on their safety goggles and walked from station to station on the manufacturing floor.

The tour was just over an hour long and it provided a unique way for our students to see how vehicles are made as well as gaining a better understanding of  how a successful global company operates. 

Cultivating Excellence through Robotics

Our high school school students are exposed to and challenged with interesting and dynamic projects throughout the year that heighten their creativity, collaboration and inquiry skills. 

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