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Volume 5 Issue 5
IN THIS ISSUE: From the Headmaster
Model United Nations
Supporting Classroom Learning 5 Annual Giving Donors
PYP Art Card Project
Deputy Headmaster Blog Service Trips
VISUAL ARTS GRADUATION EXHIBIT As Spring Break is fast approaching, so too is the annual exhibition of artwork presented by the Visual Arts students. This year is a special one, as it will be the first time students from our IB Diploma Programme will have their entire body of work on display for viewing. This exhibition is a culmination of two years of independent investigation, effort and creativity from our eight graduating students. The focus of the two year programme was to develop a strong understanding of the processes of art creation, the pursuit of artistic excellence and the development of artistic independence. Students were required to work like artists, moving beyond teacher-directed work and explore their own interests and strengths. The creation of more conceptual pieces was encouraged, and students challenged themselves to stretch artistically to develop more depth and breadth in their artwork. Some of the pieces may seem familiar and comfortable; however many are more experimental as students took risks to push beyond their artistic comfort zones. Meadowridge School is pleased to present our first Diploma Programme Visual Arts Graduation Exhibit, titled â€œCRE-8â€?. Please join us in celebrating their achievements! See page 14 for event details and more information. - Mrs. Rhonda Laurie, MYP/DP Teacher
Grade 1 Exploring the Forest
Visual Arts Grad Exhibit
Speak Out Against Bullying
GVISAA All-Star Team
Parent Guild Update
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FROM THE HEADMASTER Notes From the Head
The following is my regular update on some highlights of our school administration activities. As is our practice, please contact me directly with any questions or comments. Keeping Kids Learning In my last occasional letter, I spoke of the importance of having the IB programmes across all of the grades – the Continuum school. All of our kids are IB learners, and they learn how to inquire and to think and to remember and to work. This past month, we had mock exams for the students in grade twelve. These exams are very rigorous. Combined with their scores from other challenging assignments, the school has to predict their marks for the purposes of university entrance and acceptance. We have always had to predict marks at this time, and the students have always had either government exams or IBO exams – this year – still to come in order to establish final grades. The average predicted mark this year was a 32.8 combined mark, which translates into an average predicted grade of over 91%, using the UBC conversion (see below). This is the highest predicted grade average in the history of our school; we should be very proud of the kids. All of them made the provincial Honour Roll for this term, as well.
UBC IB Conversion Rate Table IB Mark
We use the conversion from IB marks to percentages provided by UBC and accepted by the Ministry of Education.
Please also note that we are building on the continuum of learning in many ways. In Science, for example, we are providing “Mini Science Labs” to each elementary classroom, under the leadership of Ms. Mohoruk, our Science Department Head (we are just waiting for the orders to come in – thanks to the Annual Fund, we can pay for it!). We hope that this will spark a number of investigations and inquiries that will be fun, and will lead to even stronger learning in Science in years to come. In the past few years we have invested heavily in our science equipment for secondary grades, so this should really equip our younger students to get the most out of our IB Science in later years. You might also be interested in seeing the new projector and screen in the Theatre - also provided from Annual Giving Funds. It provides a clear and sharp picture even in full sun… many of our students just watched the last few minutes of the Canadian Women’s Hockey Team winning the Gold medal at the Olympics. The new screen was an instant hit! Keeping Kids Safe We continue to have regular drills for fire, lockdown, earthquake and other emergencies. These have generally gone very well. The community should also be aware that we were the first independent school to join the provincial programme designed to support kids who may be bullied, the ERASE website and reporting tool (www.erasebullying.ca). It is an excellent site, with very good information for parents, students and staff. Our school administrators have now received level 2 training in this programme. In addition, Mr. Niwa chaired a provincial committee and made a presentation regarding this to the meeting of Heads of School. He has been working with provincial authorities on making sure that the information and processes on the site are aligned with the work of independent schools, and helping to understand the implications for cyberbullying. I really recommend that parents visit this site and, should you have any questions or insights, to please speak with any administrator or teacher about them. Keeping Parents Informed We continue to hold a variety of information sessions for parents, with some very good ones coming up – watch for announcements in the Mini Gryphon. We are working with the Parent Guild to make sure that our communications are clear and timely, and that grade representatives have a clear role. The last parent-teacher conferences were well-attended and helpful to both parents and teachers. I have started a series of occasional letters regarding larger matters in the school. I hope these have been helpful. Keeping Our School Transparent I am pleased to report that the Provincial Inspection team from the Inspector of Independent Schools has provided a complete report. We received a full accreditation, with a number of kudos for teaching, learning, policy, and so on. There were two minor administrative matters (largely to do with filing) which are already resolved. As well, they asked us to make sure that we put a note that children had accomplished enough physical activity on the report cards, which we will do (they all get more than is required by government). The bottom line is that the team congratulated our school for its excellent work. A comment here: There is no such inspection process for public schools, to make sure that they all follow appropriate procedure and that programmes are following provincial guidelines. I think that this inspection process is sufficiently rigorous that all schools should have to go through it. It would improve all of our schools, public or independent. Keeping Some Fun in Our Community My wife, Eva, and I have now hosted a number of gatherings for parents at our house. These have been well-attended and enjoyable. How enjoyable? Well, the last one was scheduled to end at 9:00, but it actually ended at about 10:20 or so, much to the delight of Eva and I! …it was really nice to have a chance to talk to so many parents, and to see parents have a chance to talk to each other. - Mr. Hugh Burke, Headmaster
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MODEL UNITED NATIONS
Students Attend the North American Invitational Model United Nations Conference On February 10th, seven members of our Model United Nations club flew to Washington, DC, to participate in the largest studentrun Model UN Conference in the world. Participants in this North American Invitational Model United Nations Conference came from countries as far away as Ireland, India and China. David G. (Grade 12), Alex H. (Grade 11), Andy and Anky G. (Grade 11), Ray X. (Grade 11), Mark C. (Grade 10) and Zain K. (Grade 9) served on committees ranging from a simulation of the British House of Commons to the War Cabinet of the Allies during the late stages of World War II. Our students made speeches, engaged in debates and high-level negotiations, and sought to build consensus and pass resolutions on significant international issues and crises â€“ both past and present. Our students performed very well, and some were recognized by their chairs for outstanding contributions to their committees. As interesting and engaging as the conference was, our students were just as engaged by the time spent touring around Washington, visiting various Smithsonian museums, monuments, the White House and Capitol Building. Time spent at the Korean and Vietnam War Veteranâ€™s Memorials, as well as our tour of the Holocaust Museum, were particularly impactful. It was a terrific experience, and it was a pleasure to spend the week with these young men. Next up for the Model UN Club is the Canadian High School Model UN to be held in Vancouver in April. I look forward to another strong showing by our students! - Mr. Kevin Kennedy, MYP Teacher
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EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP TEAM (ELT) UPDATE
It’s a busy season! We are setting the calendar for the next academic year, establishing staffing projections, putting together a draft timetable and conducting some interviews for new hires. Some updates that may interest you include: Medical Alert Boards Working in conjunction with parents, the ELT is reviewing a proposal to post essential information and pictures of staff and students with severe allergies in all classrooms. This is an extension of our Anaphylaxis Action Plans and is designed to ensure as many members of staff as possible are aware of and able to quickly identify those who suffer severe reactions to allergens, insect bites and/or nuts. Parent permission will be required to post information. Further Articulating our Lockdown Procedures Recently, the RCMP assisted us in a total lockdown of the school. These procedures are designed to keep staff and students safe in the event there is an intruder on site or a threat to personal safety within the building or on campus. Feedback from local authorities was positive, noting that the students were protected and classrooms were secured in swift fashion. We debriefed with police after the drill and are incorporating their feedback into our existing policies. Lockdown protocols are being updated and will be posted in classrooms along with Earthquake and Fire Drill information. Receiving Visitors Of late, we have had students from other schools arriving on campus to visit friends. While we want everyone to feel welcome at Meadowridge, we are unable to supervise unannounced guests. Likewise, we share a commitment to ensuring instructional efforts are not disrupted. For further details, please read “Welcoming Guests to Meadowridge” contained in this edition of the Mini Gryphon (page 21). Teacher Intake Meetings & Feedback Review I had the privilege of meeting with every teacher across the School from September to December. During our 30 minute interviews, I asked them the following questions: 1.
Why are you a teacher?
What are you most proud of in regards to your practice?
How might the school continue to improve?
How can the administrative team support your instructional efforts?
The feedback was shared with both our ELT and the entire staff community at our last staff meeting. Intake interviews have been useful in helping orient me to the school, its strengths, people’s passions and ways we might improve. It has allowed me to both get to know others better and appreciate our entire community. I also believe that these types of meetings speak to our commitment to listening to others so that our efforts as a leadership team are well informed and complement what’s happening in classrooms. Teachers reported strong feelings of connection to colleagues and the students in their care, as well as, the collaboration of parents. They spoke of commitment to making positive change in the world and the importance of establishing strong relationships with students. Many shared that a “family-like” environment prevailed at the school. Sharing their challenges, teachers spoke of the demands associated with high expectations for academic success and the commitment required to support a broad range of essential programmes outside of the regular classroom. In an environment of high expectations for students, it is not surprising that teachers hold themselves to particularly high standards. Looking at the graphic below, you may get a further sense of their feedback. - Mr. Jason Parker, Deputy Headmaster
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SUPPORTING CLASSROOM LEARNING People are drawn to our school from around the world. Last month we welcomed one of our parents who flew in all the way from Korea to spend time with his family and pay a visit to his daughters’ classrooms. Father of Dana S. (KW) and Jessica S. (3V), Dr. Jung Hyun Shim is a neurosurgeon in Korea. On this trip, Dr. Shim decided to bring something along with him as a token of appreciation. Hoping to inspire some of our young students to one day become great doctors themselves, he donated a very unique skeletal model for use throughout the PYP. This model is a 12 part mini-torso of the human body (approximately half of life-size) which relates directly to programme content and is an excellent teaching tool. It is perfect for exploration in the PYP as even small hands can quickly disassemble and reassemble the detailed torso. This high quality replica of human anatomy has the following removable body parts and organs: •
2 halves of the head
1 half of the brain
2 parts of the heart
Liver with gall bladder
2 parts of the intestinal tract
These hand painted removable parts and the accompanying torso guide are great pieces for teaching and learning about the human body. We would like to offer a sincere thank you to the Shim family for their kind contribution to our School. All of our students young and old appreciate your thoughtfulness and we look forward to future visits. Two other families have recently exhibited kindness in our Kindergarten classes as well. We would like to send a heartfelt thank you out to both the Smith (Emiko, KW) and Droulis (Emily, KM) families for their thoughtful donations last month. This ongoing support in the classroom is always appreciated and truly makes a difference. The MYP language department would also like to thank the Rosenthal family (Kevin and Sam) for their donation of French teaching resources. Even the smallest things make a big difference. Merci beaucoup! If you are interested in learning how you can support our School, we are always happy to hear from you. Please contact Daniel Le Page with any questions about how you can make a difference today. Mr. Le Page can be reached by phone at 604.467.4444 ext 217 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. - Mr. Daniel Le Page, Advancement
Miniature Torso of the Human Body
Friendship Bracelet Supplies
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ANNUAL GIVING DONORS Dr. Seoung Joon Kim & Mrs. Inhwa Sung
Annual Fund Update
The response to our new Annual Fund campaign through the first two months of 2014 has been overwhelming. To date, we have raised over $105,000 in gifts and pledges from 143 donors. Thank you to each and every one of our supporters for giving to this important initiative. Please take a moment to recognize the generous contributions made by the community members listed below. The Annual Fund campaign now runs from January – December each year. We are looking forward to building on this great start and hope to see our entire community contributing at some point. If there are any questions about the changes we’ve made, or if you would like more information on how to make your gift this year, please email email@example.com or speak directly with Daniel Le Page in Advancement.
Drs. Murthy & Anu Korada Mr. & Mrs. Al-Karim & Zain Lalji Drs. Ockie Lampen & Kathy Robson Mr. & Mrs. Manuel & Virna Lau Mr. & Mrs. Tom & Rhonda Laurie Mr. Daniel Le Page Mr. Lance Leger & Ms. Sarah Ward
Mr. Ke Bai & Mrs. Ye Hu
Drs. Joe & Diana Germain
Mr. Tim Coleman & Miss Tessa Bainbridge
Drs. Deepu & Reena George
The Barber Family
Mr. Bob Gill & Mrs. Diana Carwithen
Mr. & Mrs. Randy & Leslie Bargen
Dr. Kavyan Ashnaei & Mrs. Maryam Heydariarabloo
Mr. & Mrs. Chris & Jodi Barrass
Mr. Kenneth Go & Mrs. Connie Chow-Go
Mrs. Kristal Bereza
Dr. Michael Orser & Ms. Christine Bickle
Mr. Steve Guo & Mrs. Yun Wei
Prof. Nicholas Blomley & Ms. Jessie Hill
Dr. Daniel Gouws & Mrs. Kimberley Buchanan Gouws
Mr. Rhys Clarke & Mrs. Julie Bournival
Mr. & Mrs. Alan & Marlene Graveson
The Brookshaw Family
Mr. & Mrs. Warwick & Carolyn Green
Mr. Hugh Burke & Ms. Eva Boyd Mr. Antonio de Oliveira Jr. & Mrs. Amanda
Mr. & Mrs. Craig & Natalie Gunning
Mr. Xiu Kang & Mrs. Baowei Yue
Mr. & Mrs. Cherokee & Joyce Chamorro
Mr. & Mrs. Richard & Tammy Haywood
Mr. Jun Chen & Mrs. Zhe Zhou
Mr. & Mrs. William & Leona Healy
Mr. Gang Chen & Ms. Linda Li
Mr. & Mrs. Don & Linda Hincks
Mr. Richard Choi & Mrs. Angie Lee
Mr. Patrick Ho & Ms. Dawn Feng
Mr. Roy Choi & Mrs. Jeong-Mi Ryu
Mr. & Mrs. Paul & Christine Holtved
Mr. Mark Conaghan
Ms. Cindy Hops
Mr. & Mrs. Jeff & Katherine Crawford
Mr. Wayne Huang & Mrs. May Yan
Dr. Malcolm Crozier & Mrs. Alicia Osorio Bustos
Mr. Mark Grant & Mrs. Carrie Hughes-Grant
Mr. Avio Diniz & Ms. Patricia Lapointe
Mr. Richard Hui & Ms. Stephanie Lee
Mr. & Mrs. Matthew & Wendy Dockerty
Dr. Geoffrey Hutchinson & Dr. Sarah Charney
Mr. Terry Donaldson
Mr. John Hwang & Mrs. Catherine Kim
Dr. & Mrs. Arash & Sanaz Soufi
Mr. & Mrs. Ty & Jadina Irving
Dr. & Mrs. Bill & Barbara Durno
Drs. Sriram & Mahalaxmi Iyer
Mr. Bradley Senner & Ms. Tanya Cloete
Mr. Zhihu Jia & Mrs. Xiaosheng Wang
Ms. Lynelle Johns
Mrs. Hallie Fraser
Mr. & Mrs. Bruce & Judy Johnston
Mr. & Mrs. Sam & Yamini Gandesha
Mr. & Mrs. Kevin & Tracey Kennedy
Mr. & Mrs. Darrell & Kim Lester Mr. & Mrs. Sean & Kara Lisik Dr. Jun Liu & Mrs. Xiao Wei Zhan Mr. & Mrs. Yang & Xiaoping Liu Mr. Daofeng Liu & Ms. Quming Chen Mr. Hai Qing Liu & Mrs. Lie Jing Gu Mr. Federico Lopez & Ms. Claudia Martinez Ms. Xiao Hong Zhou Mr. Wenping Luo & Mrs. Juana Zhu Mr. Jack Ma & Mrs. Helen Shao Drs. Samir & Sangita Malhotra Mr. & Mrs. Robert & Shirley Brunetta Mr. Jamie Marriott Mr. Gareth Mason & Ms. Carolyn Treger Mr. John McLaughlin & Ms. Cheryl David Ms. Sherrie Metz Ms. Christy Mooney Ampersand Advisory Group Mr. & Mrs. Skigh & Vanessa Murray Ms. Danielle Noël Mr. & Mrs. Patrick & Barbara Niwa Mr. David Noble Ms. Toni Perretta Ms. Angela Pallister Mr. Jason Parker & Mrs. Nancy Vertel Mr. & Mrs. Terrance & Moira Passley Mr. & Mrs. Philip & Nicola Pitzey Mr. & Mrs. Igor & Katerina Pogrebinsky Mr. Han Qian & Ms. Sha Tao
The above donors are recognized for their gifts to the Annual Fund as of February 25, 2014.
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Mr. Raymond Qu & Mrs. Hui Huang
Mr. & Mrs. Scott & Yoshimi Spurgeon
Ms. Samantha Coates
Mr. & Mrs. Sheetal & Seema Rawal
Mr. Kevin Sun & Ms. Feng Li
Mr. William Wong & Ms. Tina Lee
Mr. George Read & Ms. Fay Kingwill
Mr. Kefei Tan & Mrs. May Guo
Mr. Yongmin Wu & Mrs. Lily Huang
Mr. Quan Ren & Mrs. Lin Wu
Mr. & Ms. Peter & Alison Thompson
Mr. Zhao Bo Xin & Mrs. Wen Wen Wang
Dr. John Reynolds & Dr. Isabelle Cote
Dr. Amrik Tung
Mr. Feng Xu & Mrs. Shuo Chen
Mr. & Mrs. Shawn & Jada Sawatzky
Mr. & Mrs. Julian & Marilyn Turner
Mr. Patrick Xue & Ms. Lucy Qiu
Mr. Karsten Scharf & Mrs. Oksana Novakovska
Mr. & Mrs. David & Lyn Tyler
Mr. Zitao Ye & Mrs. Jenny Lu
Mr. & Mrs. Aaron & Pamela Schultz-Lessing
Dr. & Mrs. Hanif & Sophie Ukani
Mr. Bing Yin Tam & Mrs. Rui Lan Wu
Mr. & Mrs. Michael & Chantal Schutz
Mr. Steven Jang & Mrs. Nikki Lee
Mrs. Hwa Youn Cho
Ms. Jennifer Maynes
Ms. Michelle Vally
Mr. Xiaoping Yuan & Ms. Hongli Gong
Dr. & Mrs. Allen & Rosie Shen
Mr. Xuesong Wang & Mrs. Mingxia Zhang
Mrs. You Ying Zeng
Mr. & Mrs. Gurjit & Parneet Sidhu
Ms. Tamara Warner
Mr. James Zhang & Mrs. Yvonne Wei
Mr. & Mrs. Justin & Jennifer Simpson
Mr. & Mrs. Matthew & Jennifer Watt
Mr. Yong Zhang & Mrs. Wenqing Chen
Dr. & Mrs. Matthew & Masumi Smith
Mr. & Mrs. Rick & Susan Waugh
Mr. Shanhai Zhao & Mrs. Li Wan
Mr. Troy Sobotka & Ms. Andrea Frisby
Dr. & Mrs. Lawrence & Tracey Welsh
Ms. Gilda Zivec
Mr. & Mrs. Dennis & Norma-Jean Spika
Mr. & Mrs. William & Kimberley Weselowski
Mr. Li Zuo & Mrs. Ann Yi He
Thanks to the generosity of our friends and families we were able to purchase a High Definition Projector and an Electronic Display Screen which have been mounted in the theatre/cafeteria. This spectacular addition received a warm welcome by our staff and students as we aired the Women’s Hockey Game last Thursday morning and cheered the ladies on to win their Gold Medal. We also took in the Men’s Semi-Final the following day. What an exciting way to unveil this new addition to our facilities. Over the course of the next few months we are looking forward to seeing this screen in use for a variety of purposes across the continuum. Keep an eye out for upcoming events in the theatre and come in to take a look for yourself! - Mr. Daniel Le Page, Advancement The above donors are recognized for their gifts to the Annual Fund as of February 25, 2014.
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PYP ART CARD PROJECT Students in Grades 2, 3 and 4 are very excited to be working on pieces of Spring themed art to create their very own published artwork! To create their original works of art, students will be building new skills, learning different creative techniques and using a variety of tools and materials. Then, with the help of the Eco Art Card company, the students’ work will be professionally printed onto beautiful and personalized greeting cards. Each student involved in the Eco Art Card programme will receive a free sample card with a matching envelope and will have the opportunity to share it with their families, who may then purchase more cards in packages of 12. What is especially great about this programme is it fits very well with Meadowridge’s very own green initiatives, as it is a company that operates in an eco-friendly way by using only recycled paper products, environmentally friendly inks and even eco-friendly, 100% biodegradable and reusable mailer bags to transport the art to and from Meadowridge. There is no obligation to order the cards; your child can simply have the sample card and envelope as a special keepsake. However, I am certain that the unique art your child will create will make it a definite purchase for yourself and as gifts for other family members! They are gorgeous! We expect to get the sample cards back just after March Break so families can order in time for Mother’s and Father's Day gifts. In addition to creating beautiful keepsakes, the Eco Art Card company also provides a 10% commission on all card sales, which we plan to donate back to a child-centered charity in the Spring. More information about this to come. This wonderful opportunity will not only create unique, one-of-a-kind art that will become a beautiful family keepsake but also has great purpose too! - Mrs. Katie Neibergall, PYP Teacher
For more information about Eco Ar t Cards, visit the Eco Ar t Card Company online at www.ecoar tcards.com.
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DEPUTY HEADMASTER BLOG My Day in Junior Kindergarten
It all started as a challenge from a teacher and my desire to get into classrooms and experience student learning first hand. “We’re part of the school too, you know. It’s really where the whole Meadowridge experience and the IB journey actually begins!” Mrs. Kozol was adamant that although the approach to teaching and learning in our Junior Kindergarten Programme is “play-based”, there is far more going on than just playing around. She was right and I spent the better part of a day with 18 students, two teachers and a teaching assistant to discover this for myself. I have always had the utmost respect for our teachers, especially those who master complex content and are able to convey this simply to students. The master secondary Science or Math teacher still seems amazing to me. At the same time, I marvel at teachers in the earliest grades for their ability to create learning experiences for students that are preliterate and tender of age. Even my best lesson plan would fall apart if I had to coax students to follow instructions by translating them into songs or games. Really, if you’ve ever had to get your own four year old to concentrate on getting dressed or simply eating breakfast, you have a lived experience of how a wonder for the world and a limited attention span can come together. It is both joy and chaos. What must it be like to work with a room full of four year olds? I had to find out! At Meadowridge, our Junior Kindergarten staff are an extension of each child’s family. They maintain daily contact and tight communication with parents because for a large part of each week they are the primary caregiver(s) for the child. Given a full time programme and small class size, staff are able to know each child better. Because they know the children well, they are able to build essential skills within each learner while responding to their individual needs. When I arrived for my visit I was welcomed by Ms. Johns to the carpet where the group was beginning their day in circle. Students were involved in counting games, reviewing colours and shapes, and investigating Hanukkah as part of their PYP Unit of Inquiry “Let’s Celebrate”. My initial observation was that the IB approach to learning was “alive and well” in Junior Kindergarten. Conversations with the children were infused with the language of the IB Learner Profile. Not only were children learning essential numeracy and literacy skills, but essential skills like patience, kindness and honesty were being developed as well. To follow, students took part in Exploratory Learning and Structured Art. Students were provided the choice to work at a number of stations around the room where they could practice cutting, gluing, working with clay or free play. All activities were related to the Unit of Inquiry investigating celebrations from around the world. Music played constantly. This “structured freedom” is part of tapping into each child’s natural desire to explore and learn. Student choice is central to this approach, as well as the belief that “learning is something a child does, not something done to a child.” There was a Story Circle after that where students were exposed to new vocabulary, inferred meaning within the context of the story and were exposed to a moral message regarding the value of withholding judgment and keeping an open mind. Students are read to formally twice a day. An unprecedented strength of our programme is the weekly access students have to subject-area specialists in Music, P.E, French and the Library. Outdoor Play is crucial to the daily rhythm of the programme and happens twice a day “rain or shine”. Getting the group ready to exit the building was a lengthy process, but a modicum of order prevailed as students lined up anticipating a chance to get outside, run around and exercise their imaginations. Allowing children time for unstructured play is such an important part of their development. As we attempt to infuse our children’s lives with purpose and in an age where the “play date” is fashionable, we sometimes forget the importance of allowing our children to explore without predetermined purposes in mind. Play really “nourishes every aspect of children’s development – it forms the foundation of intellectual, social, physical and emotional skills necessary for success in school and in life” (Canadian Council on Learning, 2006). Another strength of Meadowridge is that it brings together students from age 4 to 17. Divisions are separate, but an IB World School provides a continuum of perspectives and values that offer a unified vision for the school. We also purposefully provide opportunities for students to connect across grades. Children in Kindergarten have Grade 4 Reading Buddies, as well as Grade 12 Buddies they connect with throughout the year. Older students provide positive peer role models and a glimpse into the future for our younger learners. At the same time, our Seniors revisit their beginnings, honouring where they have come from and contributing to the growth of a new generation of students. If you are on campus, you will see both staff and other students caring for our youngest learners. This “family feel” drives enrolment, creates strong feelings of belongings and sustains our community overtime. - Mr. Jason Parker, Deputy Headmaster
Follow Mr. Parker’s blog on the Meadowridge Website! Visit www.meadowridge.bc.ca/deputyheadblog
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MEADOWRIDGE SERVICE TRIPS Changes to Extended Field Trips
Why service trips? The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a
better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end, the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right. In accordance with the philosophy of the IB, our students are called to action. As students of the world, we are always looking at what we can do to lend a helping hand and to make the world a better place for everyone. Service does just that. It is a working relationship between those serving and those being served; serving is a two way street of learning about others and ourselves. We are embarking on a new and exciting adventure, and we hope that the students, and alumni, of Meadowridge will join us. The Service Trip Programme will run over two years so that students can, if they so choose, go on a different trip every year that they attend Meadowridge.
Local service trip TBD
First Nations – Sunshine Coast
Costa Rica (10-20 students)
First Nations – Sunshine Coast
Guatemala (10-30 students)
Florida (10-30 students)
France/Spain (same trips as 2014) & Guatemala
June/July – Peru (10-25 students)
France/Spain (same trips as 2014) & July - Belize (we are working to make this a service and science trip; we are also considering a couple places in Asia)
June/July - Peru
July - Belize
Costa Rica Join us for a life changing trip to Costa Rica where we will be helping to protect
endangered sea turtles alongside biologists and Park Rangers. While there, we will build a hatchery for sea turtles, move and track eggs, build trails, and clean and monitor the beach. We will be working at two different sites – one is pre-turtle arrival and the other is mid-turtle season. There is a challenge for each student to raise $100 to $200 for the service project. We will be engaging in these efforts as a team. We will be exploring the cities in two cultural days as well – we can’t go this far and not see some city sites and eat some cultural foods!
Peru This trip will take us to the Andean mountains of Peru, where we will get a chance to work directly with a local charitable organization, set up by a woman from Victoria. You will get off the beaten path, meet local families, support indigenous artisans, and make a direct positive impact on the lives of disadvantaged youth. One week is spent at the service project, we will attend two folkloric festivals, visit Machu Picchu and other ancient Incan ruins, and we will conclude with a three day epic hike through the glacial mountains to Lares, natural hot springs set deep in the Andes.
Guatemala Join us for this incredible experience in Guatemala! We will be helping to build a new
community for orphaned and abandoned children with Project Somos, started by a Vancouver couple. We will be working on the village that will be providing community centre facilities that the children and local people will enjoy for years to come. There are over 370,000 orphaned and abandoned children in Guatemala, so a safe home and family will mean the world to the children we will be helping. Along the way, we will explore volcanoes, Mayan ruins, stunning Lake Atitlan, beautiful markets and Spanish colonial Antigua. There is a fundraising challenge that each student raises $500 for the service project. We will be engaging in these efforts as a team. We are working with the companies Holidays for Humanity and Stratosphere. They are highly reputable companies that have a lot of experience with international service trips and risk management. There will be a website page to link you with more information coming soon. On Tuesday, May 6th at 7:00 PM we invite you to come to an information meeting about the trips; students and parents will be able to meet the organizers and perhaps even to sign up! We are hoping that some people from the service organizations may be here as well! We look forward to seeing you and discussing these trips in more detail. - Mrs. Carrie Hughes-Grant, Director of Student Life
SERVICE TRIP INFORMATION EVENING Tu e s d a y , M a y 6 , 2 0 1 4 7 : 0 0 P M
We invite you to come to an information meeting about the trips; students and parents will be able to meet the organizers and perhaps even to sign up! We are hoping that some people from the service organizations may be here as well.
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GRADE 1 JOURNEYS INTO THE NORTH FOREST “I love to go a wandering along the mountain track…Valderi, Valdera-hahahahaha…”
The Grade 1 classes have begun their fourth Unit of Inquiry under the transdisciplinary theme, ‘Where We Are in Place and Time’. We are exploring homes and journeys and the children have recently been invited into the North Forest. The Grade 1 classes have a private Twitter account which they use to share their learnings throughout the day with their families. Gryph the Gryphon recently contacted us and gave us a formal invitation into the forest:
Gryph had left visas for the North Forest with Ms. Barker and we quickly glued them into our travel journals. We suited up in our jackets, muddy buddies, boots, toques and gloves and off we went walking along the path to discover Gryph’s home. It was a magical time in the forest as the children soaked in the natural environment just outside of our classroom doors. We were grateful for the five parent volunteers who kindly spent the time with us. On Friday’s visit we were faced with a challenge from Gryph. He asked us to find a comfy sit spot… somewhere in the forest where we could get comfortable and enjoy some quiet time. The children carefully chose spaces that called to them. In that spot they took some time to sketch something they could see from that spot. There was definitely more opportunity for enjoying the tranquility of the space. Again we were grateful for the eight parent volunteers who made this journey possible. The children are looking forward to our next journey into the forest. Part two into our adventure will showcase the students beginning to look for landmarks and use them in creating maps. - Ms. Angela Pallister & Mrs. Nicola Pitzey, PYP Teachers
CHALLENGE NUMBER ONE
Find a comfortable place to sit in the Forest and enjoy some quiet time
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AROUND MEADOWRIDGE Grade 4 Salmon Egg Arrival At the beginning of the month, the Grade 4 classes welcomed 55 salmon eggs into their classroom and will care for them over the next few months. The students will need to test the pH and ammonia levels of the water, monitor the temperature, change the water and feed the salmon fry. In May, the Grade 4 classes will have an opportunity to release the fry back into their natural environment of Kanaka Creek. The classes’ saying for the year is, “every little thing we do can make a difference!” and they are hoping that raising and releasing the salmon will make a small difference as salmon have a better chance of survival during this Salmon Enhancement Program because there are so many predators in their natural environment. - Mrs. Audrey Lum and Mrs. Connie Chow-Go, PYP Teachers
Grade 7 A Bridge Too Far The Grade 7 Design and Technology project this unit was to design and build a bridge out of Popsicle sticks. The goal was to create a complex structure that would extend students’ design and construction skills while challenging their problem solving abilities. Students certainly met this goal, and many new and creative designs were attempted, new problems faced and, in most cases, overcome. Group organization, bonding, strengths and weaknesses were crucial to the success of this project, and in many cases severely tested. The chosen minimum weight for the bridge to hold was 20 pounds, and most groups were successful, with the winning bridge holding 50 pounds. Well done Grade 7! - Mr. Darrell Lester, MYP Teacher
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Grade 9, 10 & 11 Celebrate Spanish Culture For CWOW, Spanish culture was all over the school in forms of movies, food, dance, and messy glue! Here is what happened at our latest CWOW for Spanish students. Grade 10 students paid a visit a to a local Portuguese restaurant, Sagres, where they were served traditional Spanish dishes such as the calamare, papas fritas, paella, and sweet flan for dessert. Grade 10 has been studying regional foods in their curriculum and also learned about the regional foods in all the Spanish-speaking countries. Grade 9 and 10 students then created Piñatas with the help of Mrs. Laurie, digging deep into their creativity to produce Piñatas of all shapes and sizes. Piñatas are traditionally found in fiestas all over Spanish-speaking countries to celebrate occasions and provide entertainment for all. The students will enjoy breaking their Piñatas before Spring Break. Grade 11 students moved their hips to the Latin styles of Salsa, Merengue, and Bachata with our visiting dance teacher Robyn – we also had a special visit from Señora Donovan and baby Lucas! While there won't be a presentation this year, feel free to ask any Grade 11 for a lesson. - Mrs. Joyce Villadiego, MYP Teacher
Kindergarten & Grade 1 Celebrate the 100th Day of School Our top secret surprise turned out to delight more than just the Kindergarten and Grade 1 students, some who told us we were wearing wigs and others who really wanted their teachers back. Can you believe that after 100 days of teaching, our hair could turn overnight? However, we did transform ourselves to be 100 years old. We all learned that even adults can use their imagination, enjoy pretending and have some fun too. Did Great Grannie Maynes and Miss Pallister wear their support hose to the gym? Did Grannie Warner and Grannie Pitzey keep their hair coiffed and curled for their SFU class tonight? The students returned to us after specialty classes of PE and Music. We celebrated together and began to move around to some centers we set up for them. Individually, the students sorted and grouped their 100 day collections into groups of 10 with some sorting mats. We later had many choices; to make a hat with 100 jewels, a necklace of fruit loops, arrange 100 objects and use their mathematic language all afternoon. Integrating our math skills, sprinkling in a little bit of fun and making some memories were all outcomes of the day. So this is what teaching Kindergarten and Grade 1 for a 100 days will do to you. Tea, cookies, knitting and a game of cards this morning to surprise the kids as they were coming into school. We shocked a few, parents laughed and we had a great time. Next year, I think we can invite the children to envision what they would look like at 100! - Kindergarten and Grade 1 Teachers
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VISUAL ARTS GRADUATION EXHIBIT
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M a l o n e C . (G ra d e 1 2 ) d e s i g n e d t h e i n v i ta t i o n s f o r t h e E x h i b i t ! What was the source of inspiration for your pieces? I have always felt connected to nature and I always notice the little, beautiful details it has to offer. I wanted to capture its beauty through a variety of mediums. Chinese art and culture also inspired me through the art forms of calligraphy and paper cutting. Aidan W. My pieces are inspired by the novel Ella Enchanted, by Gail Carson Levine, a story I have loved for many years. The imagery is so stunning that it practically paints itself – I just helped it out a little. Kimberly D. I tend to draw inspiration for my pieces from subtle things in everyday life that catch the eye. In addition, the human face and the uniqueness of each individual person is a large inspiration behind my artwork. Victoria H. Anything and everything. To me, normal is extraordinary. Water, which is taken for granted constantly, inspires me. Water has no shape and can create any form. It can go from one state of matter to the next and back again. If that’s not extraordinary, then I don’t know what is. Andrew I.
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STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS Math Challengers Regional Competition At the latest Math Challengers Regional Competition, the Meadowridge team competed against over 100 competitors from 16 different schools and placed third overall! The group took part in both group and individual competitions, with Ryan Z. (Grade 9) placing sixth overall in the individual round. Congratulations to all of our Grade 9 students who participated! - Mrs. Deepti Rajeev, MYP Teacher
Math Challengers Nikhil V. Donya A. Alfred Z. Devyani M. Victor C. Ryan Z. Eric H. Bill W. Meison Y. Chen J.
Tim T. Earns Four Medals at the Lower Mainland Regional Championships Tim T. (Grade 6) competed in the 2014 Lower Mainland Regional Championships and placed first in four different races. Tim also earned second, fifth and sixth place in three other races by dayâ€™s end!
Timâ€™s Swimming Times 800 Metre Free 11:15.90 - 1st place 200 Metre IM 2:50.53 - 1st place 200 Metre Breast 3:09.86- 1st place 200 Metre Fly 3:06.84 - 2nd place 100 Metre Free 1:11.35 - 5th place 100 Metre Back 1:22.31 - 6th place
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SPEAK OUT AGAINST BULLYING
Jessica J. (Grade 11) and Ioana C. (Grade 11) are hosting a youth forum for students across the Lower Mainland. Students will be able to listen to guest speakers who have a deep knowledge about bullying and its effects and will be able to participate in discussions about how youth can put an end to bullying in the community.
Bullying Awareness Day at Meadowridge Thank you to everyone who purchased a Meadowridge pink t-shirt to promote bullying awareness; we sold 297 t-shirts to support the Free the Children Haiti fund!
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GVISAA ALL-STAR TEAM PICKS ANNOUNCED Five Meadowridge Students Selected for the GVISAA All-Star Team The Greater Vancouver Independent Schools Athletic Association (GVISAA) is currently made up of 29, mostly ‘small’ schools, designated single ‘A’ by BC School Sports. The GVISAA league has almost 30% of the single ‘A’ schools in the province as members. Early in the playoffs, the league has all participating schools nominate players they feel are eligible for the league ‘All Star’ team. The names are then sent out and other schools’ Coaches and Athletic Directors select who they think are deserving. One league MVP and four All Star players are selected for each level of play. I am very pleased to announce that Meadowridge had five players selected to the MVP team in the three high school levels that we were eligible for – the most of any school! In total, 15 players were selected from nine schools in the three divisions. The selections made were based on other schools’ votes by Coaches and Athletic Directors. Our Coaches and Staff were not allowed to vote for our own Meadowridge athletes. I think it speaks very highly that these players were selected by opposing schools who obviously recognized what a factor they played in Meadowridge’s teams’ success. Thank you for bringing honour and prestige to our Meadowridge Athletics! - Mr. Scott Spurgeon, Athletic Director
GVISAA All-Star Meadowridge Players
Poppy W. (Grade 10), Mehima K. (Grade 10), Khushbash D. (Grade 10), Joshua L. (Grade 12), and Lachlan N. (Grade 10)
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YOUTH OPEN FENCING TOURNAMENT Meadowridge Hosts Second Youth Open Fencing Tournament Meadowridge School is excited to announce that the second Meadowridge Youth Open Fencing Tournament will take place Sunday, April 13, 2014 in our gym. There will be Y10 to Cadet events for all three weapons: foil, epee and sabre. Registration is now open on askfred.net. As a British Columbia Fencing Association sanctioned event, all participants must have current BCFA membership (for out of province participants, CFF or USFA equivalent memberships are accepted). All fencers must pre-register on askFRED by Saturday, April 5, 2014. All fencers must register by the specified event times in order to compete. If you need further information about the tournament, please see myself or Mr. Mason. - Mrs. Connie Chow-Go, PYP Teacher
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LIBRARY UPDATE Grade 11 Field Trip to Simon Fraser University Library To help prepare and support our Grade 11 students with their research for their Extended Essay, students took part in an all-day session at the SFU Library. They were provided with library cards to use until their Grade 12 year. The Librarian gave a lesson on how to access quality resources through the SFU Library system. Our students were then given time to begin their research for the Extended Essay. Half way through the day, they were treated to a pizza lunch and listened to a mini lecture by Dr. Hugo Cardoso, a human skeletal biologist and bio-archaeologist. His lecture was inspirational and encouraged students to follow their passion when choosing their career path. In the afternoon, students were given more time to research and arrived back at Meadowridge School with a variety of print and electronic sources. The day was a great start to the Extended Essay process. - Mrs. Christal Storgaard, Teacher-Librarian, Ms. Jennifer Higginson, MYP/DP Teacher and Mrs. Michelle Flintermann, MYP Teacher
Did you Know...? •
The Library is open Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 5:30pm.
Families are welcome to come by with young children anytime to read and check out books.
Students, Grade 4 and older, are welcome to come and work after school.
We have a growing collection of books in other languages, including Japanese, Korean, Spanish, and French.
You can access the Library website and all resources from home online at www.meadowridge.bc.ca/library.
With Thanks for the Kind Donation of New Books!
Pete the Cat Valentine’s Day is Cool , Firehouse! and Don’t Wake Up the Bear!
Bobby Knows Best
Volunteers are an essential piece to the Library!
Free the Children
Recognizing our dedicated library volunteers
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WELCOMING GUESTS TO MEADOWRIDGE Welcome To Meadowridge! We would like to extend a warm welcome to all visitors to our campus. For students and other guests who visit us from time to time, we would like to draw attention to some guidelines the school has established to help us receive our guests, to preserve instructional time and to ensure the safety of our students. Alumni If you graduated from Meadowridge, please come back to visit at any time. We’d like to know how you have been and ideally, update your contact information so that we can keep you up-to-date with what is happening at your school. Please sign in at the front desk when you arrive. If you arrive during instructional hours we will get you a visitor’s tag. We’d like to welcome you back home to connect with past teachers and staff. Remember that outside of instructional hours you will find a greater number of teachers available for friendly chat. Former Meadowridge Students If you have ever attended Meadowridge at any time we’d like to extend a welcome to come back and connect with teachers and friends. We require that you phone the office in advance. We’d like to know when you will be arriving, the nature of the visit and get permission from your parents (if you are still school-aged). If you are catching up with friends we ask that you sit in a public area like the cafeteria or library. We’ll ask you to sign in and indicate where you can be found (just in case there is an emergency). All visits are subject to the discretion of administration. Not From the School, But Interested We ask that anyone interested in the school take part in our regular Open House every Friday that school is in session from 9:00am to 11:00am. We will provide a tour of the campus and information on both academic programming and student life. We also welcome students who wish to apply to attend classes for a day to get a feel for what it means to be a Meadowridge student. Please speak to a member of Advancement about arranging a day visit. If you are a student who simply has friends and want to “hang out” we cannot facilitate your request. If you’d like to meet a friend after school, please present yourself to the office and wait patiently for their arrival at the front doors or lobby Community Events Meadowridge hosts a continual stream of sporting events, plays, information sessions and other activities and generally we extend an invitation to the greater community to sit, watch and cheer. We ask that you sign in at the office (during business hours) and stay in the activity area for the entirety of the event. Enjoy your visit but please do not wander the site unaccompanied.
SAFETY NOTICE: PARKING LOT SPEED LIMIT “Slow down. You move too fast. You’ve got to make the morning last…” Paul Simon’s 59th Street Bridge Song says it all. Mr. Simon, administration, teachers, parents and our children would like to remind you that the speed limit in our parking lot is 10 km/hr. I know from personal experience that getting children ready at the beginning of the day can create a frenetic start to your morning. While getting to school on time is important, it’s more important that we deliver students to campus in ways that keep everyone safe. Remember, that when you feel rushed or busy THAT’S THE TIME TO PURPOSEFULLY SLOW DOWN. Thank you for being open to feedback, reflective and collaborative in regards to our efforts to make the parking lot a zone where patience and courtesy prevail. See you at the curb! - Mr. Jason Parker, Deputy Headmaster
HALPERN’S UNIFORM SHOP UPDATE & NEW HOURS At Halpern’s Uniform Shop, we have noticed that this time of year is slow for uniform sales and, as such, we have decided to limit our hours in this season to three and a half days a week. Effective immediately Halpern’s Uniform Shop will be open Tuesdays to Thursdays 8:30am to 4:30pm and Fridays 8:30am to 12:00pm. Pat Duprat, your Halpern’s Uniform Shop Manager and long-time member of the Meadowridge community, will be happy to offer the same services that the Uniform Shop has always provided on these days until the end of the school year. We will look to extend these hours during the busy season to accommodate new and returning Meadowridge families. Halpern’s would like to thank the Meadowridge community for the opportunity to provide you with your Meadowridge uniforms. - Paul Martin, National Sales Director, RHB Group
Uniform Shop MEADOWRIDGE SCHOOL
New Shop Hours Closed on all statutory holidays
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:30am-4:30pm 8:30am-4:30pm 8:30am-4:30pm 8:30am-12:00pm
Order online: www.halperns.ca Order through Call Centre: 1-800-668-8261
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PARENT GUILD UPDATE Spring Flower Baskets and Flats of Summer Annuals Fundraiser The Parent Guild is excited to once again offer Meadowridge friends and families locally-grown hanging baskets and flats of flowers. Always popular (and considerably more affordable than in retail outlets), they make the perfect Mother’s Day gift. Remember to order one for yourself, as well, to enjoy all summer long. Please note that cash or cheque is preferred. Credit card orders will be subject to a 3% surcharge. All prices include tax.
Value-Priced Hanging Baskets 12” Fuchsia Basket (assorted colors for shade) 10” Mixed Basket (Zonal geranium and Proven Winners) 12” Mixed Basket (Zonal geranium and Proven Winners) 14” Moss Mixed Basket (assorted Proven Winners) 16” Moss Mixed Basket (assorted Proven Winners)
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*Our best value – similar baskets sell for over $130 in stores All moss baskets are made with three layers of planting versus a single top planting
Flats of Annual Flowers
(48 plants per flat) at $16 per flat ALYSSUM | purple, white & mix BEGONIA | pink, red, rose, white & mix DUSTY MILLER | silver dust foliage plant DIVINE NEW GUINEA IMPATIEN* | mix LOBELIA | blue, rose, white & mix MARIGOLD | bicolor, orange, yellow & mix PANSY | mix PETUNIA | burgundy, pink, red, white & mix SALVIA | blue, red One Divine New Guinea Impatien will cover the approximate area or 2-3 regular bedding impatiens. Note that there will be 18 plants per flat for this type.
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The Parent Guild is excited to once again offer Meadowridge friends and families locally-grown hanging baskets and flats of flowers. Always popular (and considerably more affordable than in retail outlets), they make the perfect Mother’s Day gift. Remember to order one for yourself, as well, to enjoy all summer long. Please note that cash or cheque is preferred. Credit card orders will be subject to a 3% surcharge. All prices include tax.
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Spring 2014 Flower and Basket Order Form
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Silver Dust Foliage Plant Blue
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Prices include tax. Make all cheques payable to Meadowridge Parent Guild. Thank you for your support.
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Kindergarten Valentineâ€™s Crafts At Meadowridge