Nature’s lesson in resilience for all of us

We will go outside and have a discussion on the meaning of resilience. We will discuss why this is an important attribute to possess. As a group, we will discuss people we feel who have shown resilience. Then, we will go out and explore our campus looking for evidence of nature showing true resilience. For […]

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Square Foot Gardening with grade ones

We learned about how to divide our garden box into square feet, and how to place the appropriate number of seeds in each box (16 carrots, 1 kale, etc.) First we used garden tools to break up the soil, then we smoothed it out. We used our fingers to poke holes of the right depth […]

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Grow your own food

Students in the Foods class have been learning about whole foods and food miles. To accompany that, they have spent the class outside learning the basics of planting herbs and leafy greens. In small groups they planted seeds in small containers that they will care for for the rest of the year. They will also […]

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WAV Boy with Dandelion

Indigenous Plants in the Pacific Spirit Park – Session 2

The Grade 4/5 student facilitators of this group worked with a Musqueam Elder and a teacher to learn about Indigenous plants in the Pacific Spirit Park. They will be providing 1 1/2 hour sessions for another class of VSB students.  Students will have lunch with the facilitators at University Hill Elementary School for 30 minutes […]

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