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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Cardboard Challenge

Have you seen this?  It’s awesome. It’s about Caine.  He’s a boy from California who built his own arcade in his dad’s auto parts business.  A film maker dropped by to buy some parts, bought a pass to the arcade, made a film about it and it took the world by storm. The film and … Continue reading »

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Bonus Day

Happy Moon Festival Day! We had a Thursday holiday for Moon Festival. It was a glorious day. There was a boat to build, with a cannon and everything. A fish game to be played. And sidewalk chalk to play with. Look at that wonderfully dirty boy.

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Shanghai Wild Animal Park

Today my friend Emmy and I took Blake, Bauer and Charlie to the Shanghai Wild Animal Park. Last May during the bird flu scare Blake and I went and had the place to ourselves.  It was awesome! Today it was half price for adults and free for children.  The place was packed!  There were people … Continue reading »

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Rugby

Scott coached rugby all day in a tournament on our campus.  The girls did great despite intense heat.  Blake and I watched most of one game and then headed for the pool!  

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Playdates

We’ve had two playdates this year with friends from Blake’s class.  On Monday Neil came over for a play after school.  It was a ton of fun!  We went to the playground and played at our house until Neil’s mom picked him up around 5. On Friday Violet came over for a play.  Blake has … Continue reading »

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BIG NEWS!!

The Falcons won the spirit eagle!

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Spirit Week continues…

Today was Twin Day. Blake and Bauer dressed up as twins and except for the height difference they could really pull it off. Scott wanted to join in as well. Scotty cleverly managed to turn SAS Spirit week in to his own private super hero week.  Monday was PJ day – he wore Flash pyjamas. … Continue reading »

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Could this day get any better??!!

After the fun and excitement of the KYP dancing we had our own house welcoming assembly.  These are LOUD and CHAOTIC.  This year the assembly ended with a rock, paper, scissors tournament.  Blake was selected to represent the kindergarten boys.  It was best two of of three.  Declan won the first one, but Blake came … Continue reading »

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Kliptown Youth Program

Today our school had some visitors from the Kliptown Youth Program.  More specifically we had the Gumboot Dancers from the Kliptown Youth Program visit our school.  Kliptown is a community in South Africa that faces immense challenges.  In 2007 some people got together and developed the KYP to try to meet some of those challenges head … Continue reading »

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Wacky Wednesday

Blake is VERY excited about Wacky Wednesday.  He wore his wackiest shirt (tie dye), which he tucked in to his most colourful shorts and he wore a blue sock in a red shoe and a red shoe in a blue sock.  We added some face paint, funky pumpkin glasses and voila! a very wacky boy. … Continue reading »

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