As part of an introduction to their new Business course, the grade 9’s engaged in a “wild mind writing” exercise. They were asked to record all of their prior knowledge related to the field of business studies (non-stop for 5 minutes). The song “Money” by Pink Floyd served as their timing tool. Later, students engaged […]
Paint Splatter Day was a huge success at The Element HS and our mural is on its way to completion! Click here to download the full time-lapse video: Paint Splatter Mural
Students presented their findings on a selected topic related to nutrition and healthy eating. Topics ranged from GMOs to sugar intake. After their presentations, students engaged in a Jeopardy style quiz based their understanding of the presented information.
Last week, the e1 students branched out in their creativity at lunch and prepared sushi!
The business groups worked hard to prepare their products for the parent info night sale. The sale was a great success thanks to the students hard work!
This week, we officially started working on our mural project. Students helped paint a preliminary background on our canvas and are now prepping for “Paint Splatter Day” next Friday!
The Grade 9 students presented their own illustrative renditions of various characters from Maus. We held a seminar-style discussion on a few of the central notions presented in Maus. Students had a lot to say about their interpretation of the graphic novel! The Grade 10 students also presented their media culture case studies to the […]
We were joined by Shawna Doyle, Account Director at TrueDotDesign, who spoke to us about social media, privacy, and digital footprints. We learned about how we grant permission to smartphone apps to gather and sell our data to advertisers, and how we need to be conscientious of which permissions we are granting and to whom […]
The Grade 9 Integrated Arts class began working on their summative project this week. The class was split into two groups. Each group collaboratively wrote a script that was adapted from Robert Munch’s classic, “The Paper Bag Princess”. The groups have now swapped scripts and will be performing each other’s work next week. To get […]
In the Grade 9 Healthy Active Living Education course, students held a mini “healthy snack fest”. Each student brought in their own “healthy snack sampling” for the class to enjoy. Additionally, they were asked to comment on the nutritional benefits of the snack they presented to the group.