Newton’s Grove School news: February 2018

Pink Shirt Day

It’s Pink Shirt Day and we stand for kindness today and EVERY day!

"Spellbound" was a huge hit!

Congratulations to the talented cast and crew of "Spellbound". The performance was highly entertaining. Thank you to all of the students and staff that were involved. A very special thank you to Ms. Hewitt and Mr. Alonso. Well done, everyone!

Happy Valentine's Day

The Primary students celebrated Valentine’s Day by wearing red or pink and participated in several heart themed crafts, games and activities.

U14 Boy's Basketball Tournament

The boys basketball team (wearing white) competed at Mentor College on Friday, February 9th. The boys continued to improve and lost in the semi-finals game, coming in 4th. Well done, U14 players! 

The Grade 6 Students visit The Science Center.

On Friday Feb. 9th, Ms. S and Ms. R’s grade six classes visited the Science Center. The students participated in two interactive workshops where
they learned about Light and Sound. In addition, they had a great experience ‘visiting’ Space at the Planetarium. 

We are Celebrating the Olympics

In the spirit of sportsmanship and teamwork, we are celebrating the Olympics. Throughout the week, we’ve played Olympic trivia on the morning announcements.  Each classroom was assigned a different country. The students and staff decorated their classrooms and for today’s “fashion Friday” everyone wore clothes/colours that represented their country. We celebrate our global community and wish all of the athletes the best of luck.

Looking back:Technology in the Classroom

Today in Grade 5 Science, the students were debating about energy resources.  Mrs. Burke uses various forms of technology such as iPads and the 'nearpod' program to generate discussion and create an interactive learning environment. 

U14 Girl's Basketball

The girls basketball team competed at Oakville Christian School on Thursday, February 8th. The team played hard and continued to improve each game. The girls finished in 4th place.Thank you to our wonderful coaches Mr. Penner and Miss Cullum. 

Congratulations to our Intermediate Public Speaking Finalists

Congratulations to our Grade 7 & 8 Public Speaking Finalists. Your speeches were entertaining and thought provoking. Well done, everyone. A special thank you to the judges from the Optimist Club. We appreciate your time and expertise.   

Intermediate and Senior Production of Spellbound is next week!

It takes a lot of talent to put on a production. While the actors and musicians are busy preparing for next week's performance of Spellbound, our Visual Arts students are busy creating the set and back drop. 

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