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January 16, 2018

Semester Transition: Innovative Learning and Enhancement

Innovative Learning and Semester Transition Week – We are moving into our second year of Innovative learning opportunities available during the traditional exam week. During this time, departments have determined a schedule of various offerings throughout the week.

Some of those topics include:

– Passion projects (learn something you’ve always wanted but could never fit into a schedule),

– Study skills sessions,

– English Enhancement for our Language Learners

– Club related activities,

– Cohort activities (IB),

– tutorial times,

– Cross-Curricular Lessons,

– Core Competency Lessons,

– Enhancement Days (open to all students),

– Preview Sessions (Semester 2 Courses)

– Health and Wellness Activities (Yoga, Introduction to Martial Arts, Salsa Dancing, Snow-Shoeing)

– variety of other innovative/creative lessons.

For specific list of activities please go to click here all sessions are drop-in.

Grade 9 Digital Citizenship and Guided Dialogue Session –

Half of our grade 9 students have been be assigned times to come to the school based on on Monday January 22. During this time, they will engage in a Digital citizenship session and a guided dialogue, similar to the discussions we have had in regards to areas of strength and growth here at NWSS.

 

Monday January 22nd

9:30-10:45 Digital Citizenship – Location Library

All Pre-IB grade 9 students

 

11:15-12:30 – Digital Citizenship – Location Library

All students in the following Science 9 sections

Seto  – A block

Poirier –  A block

Goodchild  – B block

Bosak  – A Block

 

1:00 – 2:15 Digital Citizenship – Location Library

All students in the following Science 9 sections

Goodchild  – B block

Seto  – C block

Nguyen  – C block (grade 9’s only)

Fan  – D block