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Artful Thinking-Exploring the Expressive Languages of Children Conference

We are very excited to announce that Carol Anne Wien and Kathleen Lundy are coming to the the district on October 21, 2011. Together participants will explore how the arts can be a powerful way to explore meaning-making throughout the curriculum.  Hands-on exploratory sessions will be … Continue reading

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Festival of Beginnning Bands

Over 1000 grade seven band students performed in the district’s elementary band festival from April  13-15. I am continually wowed by the progress that band students make in one short year! A special thank-you to all the elementary band teachers for all … Continue reading

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New K-7 Arts Education IRP

The ministry has recently published a new fine arts education IRP called Arts Education K-7. This document encompasses dance, drama, visual art and music from kindergarten to grade seven. An exciting change to this document from the previous curriculum are … Continue reading

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Primary Days of Music!

Primary Days of Music is fast approaching! Taking place from March 7- 10 in eight elementary schools across the district, Primary Days of Music celebrates choral music in the elementary classroom. Over 1800 grades 2 and 3 students will be … Continue reading

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