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Monthly Archives: November 2017

To Blake, From Rick Riordan

Our lovely friend Kimbra went to a librarian’s conference in St Louis. Rick Riordan came to do a bit of talk – it sold out, but that didn’t deter our Kim. She crashed it, found a free book under a chair, and brought it up to Rick to be signed AND HAD HIM SIGN IT … Continue reading »

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My Blake, our Trin

These two are the best of buds.

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Hawks Prizegiving

Blake’s baseball has finished up for the season. He was presented with a cool framed pic and a usb with all the pics from the season. It was a great year!

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American Thanksgiving.

Blake’s grade level had a nice lunch celebration. We had a neigbourhood Thanksgving – called Linksgiving, that was lovely. And we took a trip to Disney.

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FLL jr is back

Here is Blake’s 2017 2018 Jr FLL Robotics team. Introducing Two Thirds Fluid. Jennifer, Zoe and Blake are back together again and two kids have been added – Leah and Diego. It’s a rocking cool team! Here’s Blake’s team fooling around with a robot called Milo.

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Dance Performance

Today, Scott and I went to see Blake’s first 4th grade dance performance as part of a school show called Inspire. The grade 4 costumes were very sparkly. It was fabulous!  

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There’s a new challenge at SAS called the Flying Eagles Jump Rope Challenge. If there is one thing that Blake loves, it’s a new challenge. Our amazing PE teachers have set up a progression of skills and tricks that you have to do with a jump rope. Blake is a big fan, but it’s tough … Continue reading »

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Learning 2

On Thursday night we slept over at Alicia and Bella’s house because Friday was a BIG day. This weekend our campus hosted a tech conference called Learning 2. Around 300 teachers from around Asia came to our school. On Friday they had student led workshops. Blake and his friends presented their learning about FLL jr. … Continue reading »

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Field Trip

Gr 4 started a unit on Fair Trade this week. We visited Zotter’s Chocolate Factory. We watched a film about how chocolate is made from bean to bar and then we learned about Zotter’s Fair Trade practices. After that we walk around the factory trying many, many different types of delicious chocolates. The entire fourth … Continue reading »

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Into the Woods!

Big week in the Hossack House. On Wednesday we went to see Into The Woods – many of our friends were in the performance and Blake has been to a lot of the practices. He knows every word to the songs. Blake is looking forward to Middle School, though he can’t decide if he wants … Continue reading »

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