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Poetry Evening

April 12, 2014 | Leave a Comment

This past Thursday evening, thanks to the leadership of two teachers and a book store owner, as well as with the help of a number of other individuals, Cleveland Elementary was home to Words in the Woods, a celebration of poetry. Thank you Mme Santarosa and Mme Berry for inspiring our young poets, and this […]

This week our grade 6 students are at the North Vancouver Outdoor School in Paradise Valley, near Squamish, British Columbia. I went up on Tuesday to visit. The students were all doing well. The teachers are too. I saw a lot of happy faces, although a couple of students looked tired. Maybe they will sleep […]

Words in the Woods

February 28, 2014 | Leave a Comment

  The Camper Night ‘neath the northern skies, lone, black, and grim: Naught but the starlight lies ‘twixt heaven, and him.   Of man no need has he, of God, no prayer; He and his Deity are brothers there.   Above his bivouac the firs fling down Through branches gaunt and black, their needles brown. […]

Snowy Day

February 24, 2014 | Leave a Comment

We had some snow today at Cleveland Elementary School. Some grade 6s decided that their snowman/snow person wanted to try out our tire swing. I think he is smiling in the picture, but it is hard to tell. There were a lot of children who seemed quite happy in the snow. Some played soccer, some […]

Congratulations to Team Canada’s women’s hockey team. We tried to watch today via the CBC web cast, but we could not see the whole thing. Our streaming video stopped at around 10:15 am, and we were without a picture. Some people used their phones to listen to the games in their classes, while some people […]

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