Category 'General News'

13
Feb

e2 – Physical Education

Grade 9 students recently got the opportunity to participate in a nutrition workshop put on by representatives from Pure Kitchen Ottawa. The class got to sample some tasty, protein-filled, meat alternative products and learned about the ways our diets affect our mind and body. Students selected pizza as a favourite lunch-time meal that we then […]

12
Feb

e2 – Computer Science

As part of the Computer Science course, students learned about computer hardware. They practiced taking apart and re-assembling computers with all of the internal components!

11
Feb

AWOL – The Canadian War Museum

On our weekly AWOL excursion, the Grade 10 students visited the Military History Research Centre at the Canadian War Museum. Students worked on an independent project about Canada and the Second World War, and were able to request and use archival sources to gain a better understanding of their topic!

10
Feb

e2 – Business

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 […]

9
Feb

Art Club – Mural Making

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

9
Feb

e2 – Physical Education

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.

8
Feb

e1 – Cooking Program

Last week, the e1 students branched out in their creativity at lunch and prepared sushi!

8
Feb

e1 – Entrepreneurship

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!

1
Feb

Art Club

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!

31
Jan

e2 – English

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 […]