Earth Fest 2019 – COME OUT – DIG IN

Celebrate Earth Fest Everett Crowely Park Saturday April 27th 11AM – 3PM Rewild Renew our Urban Forest Plant native flowering shrubs Create seed bombs for our bees and butterflies Enjoy Native Plant Nature walks Be a Community Steward supporting our parks and greenways Meet friends and neighbours, visit our Eco-partner exhibitors, enjoy music, crafts, art, […]

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Learning with Martin Sparrow

University Hill Elementary School is located on the ancestral lands of the Musqueam people. Martin Sparrow will be sharing his knowledge about the place we are fortunate enough to work, learn and play on everyday. Grade 4 and 5 students will meet with Martin Sparrow in the “We Are One” rock circle and continue their […]

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Which Tree is This?

The Grade 6 students will explore our campus, in groups of 2, to find their own tree. They will draw as carefully as they can distinguishing features of the tree (bark, leaves, branches, etc.). They will then come up with their own name for the tree (both their own species name and a personal name). […]

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Learning with Joyce Perreault

Joyce Perrault, Indigenous Education Enhancement worker and author, will bringing students from Norma Rose Point School with Indigenous heritage to learn with students from University Hill Elementary School with Indigenous Heritage. Joyce will be sharing her Medicine Wheel teachings in the “We Are One” stone circle.

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Indigenous Plants in the Pacific Spirit Park – Session 1

The Grade 4/5 student facilitators of this group worked with a teacher and a Musqueam Elder to learn about Indigenous plants in the Pacific Spirit Park. Two groups have been invited to the school to engage in one hour programs.

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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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