Junior School E-News, June 9

A Note from Mr. Carswell As you all know, Mrs. Shailau Spivak will  assume my position as the Junior School Principal on July 1, 2014. Filling Shailau’s position as Vice Principal will be Kelly Bent who is currently working in the Junior School as our Learning Services teacher. As the departing principal, I couldn’t feel […]

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Montessori E-News, June 9

A Note from Ms. de Freitas Dear Parents, What a wonderful experience we all had at Caravan last Friday. The projects that reflected the cultural and physical geography of our world showed a deeper understanding of the topics through the approach each took during their research. It was personal, it was of their choice, it […]

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Junior School E-News, May 26

A Note from Mr. Carswell Spring has finally arrived – hallelujah! With spring comes a myriad of wonderful HSC events, many of which have already taken place. Thank you to all who attended our recent Family Night and Grandparents’ Day – the students were thrilled to have the opportunity to share some of what they […]

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Montessori E-News, May 26

A Note from Ms. de Freitas Dear Parents, Dr. Katie Hildyard’s presentation at our last parents’ night was thought provoking and focused on nurturing resiliency in our children. We were reminded that coping is learned, and that by avoiding excessive reassurance, providing structure, and modeling our own stress management, among other strategies, children can develop the […]

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Montessori E-News, May 12

A Note from Ms. de Freitas Dear Parents, RESILIENCY – a key to success in learning and in life, however, can children build resilience on their own ? We are pleased to have Dr. Katie Hildyard as a guest speaker on Wednesday, May 21 at 7 :00 p.m. to speak on: “The Art of Raising Emotionally,Healthy […]

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Junior School E-News, May 12

A Note from Mr. Carswell I was recently fortunate to attend the Canadian Junior School Heads conference in beautiful Victoria, BC.  Dr. Gordon Neufeld, PhD, a developmental psychologist, international speaker and bestselling author (Hold On To Your Kids) was our keynote speaker. Boiled down to its most essential message, Dr. Neufeld lectured on attachment theory […]

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Junior School E-News, April 28

Busy Bees The Pre-Kindergarten class has been busy welcoming spring by doing crafts such as these buzzing bee hats. The children demonstrated their cutting skills to make stripes for the bees. Once all was assembled they got to work on various activities – busy, busy bees! In the classroom we have been discussing the different signs of […]

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Montessori E-News, April 28

A Note from Ms. de Freitas Dear Parents, It must be that spring is in the air for the energy and enthusiasm of our students is filling the classrooms. It is a time of consolidation for many, which we see being reflected in their work and that in itself is so encouraging. The growth and […]

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Montessori E- News, April 14

M9 Trip to Mansfield Outdoor Centre Twenty-two very excited and enthusiastic M9s departed from HSC on Wednesday, April 2, to enjoy three days of outdoor experiential learning at the Mansfield Outdoor Centre. Programs are designed to offer students meaningful experiences that allow them to develop leadership and life skills. Over the three days, students participated […]

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