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Middle School Program News

  • The Hero's Journey Joseph Campbell, an American psychologist, put forth a theory in the 1940's that nearly all heroic tales across time and cultures share a pattern of events and certain archetypal ...
    Posted Sep 23, 2016, 9:10 AM by Jason Brunken
  • Welcome Back! It's been a long four months, but the Middle School Program is back in session. I know I am excited to get things started. For anyone just joining the ...
    Posted Sep 3, 2016, 12:39 AM by Jason Brunken
  • That's a Wrap I can't believe the school year is done already. Those 32 classes just flew by. We had a good time this year and I hope everyone learned a lot ...
    Posted May 17, 2016, 12:16 AM by Jason Brunken
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Grade 2 News

  • Extension week: Family Coat of Arms This week, we are taking a break from Journeys and doing our first extension activity: a family coat of arms. A long time ago in Medieval Europe, wealthy families that ...
    Posted Sep 25, 2016, 8:05 AM by Jason Brunken
  • This week: Henry and Mudge Under the Yellow Moon This week we pay homage to the arrival of fall by reading another great Henry and Mudge book called Under the Yellow Moon. This story is about how Henry and ...
    Posted Sep 18, 2016, 9:03 AM by Jason Brunken
  • This week: My Family Hello! This week the Grade 2 classes will be reading My Family by George Ancona. George Ancona is an acclaimed photographer who has made and contributed to many children's ...
    Posted Sep 9, 2016, 8:57 AM by Jason Brunken
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