Junior Christmas Party

December 8th, 2016|Permission Slips|

Junior Secret Santa

December 8th, 2016|Permission Slips|

Advanced French Test on Wednesday, December 14

We have nearly completed our unit on childhood.  The written test will focus on unit vocabulary and the use of imparfait and passe compose verb tenses.  The test will have listening, reading and comprehension and writing components.

December 8th, 2016|Grade 10, Grade 10 French|

Grade 8 ELA – Children’s Picture Book Due: January TBA

Picture Books

Common Literary Devices Found in Children

How to Write Children’s Books


Dialogue Punctuation Help!

Children’s Picture Book Rubric


Students are currently identifying characteristics of great children’s picture books. They are reading stories and finding the five parts to a story. In addition they are practicing using common literary devices found in children’s literature.

Students are encouraged to brainstorm potential topics.

We’ve been reading fabulous stories and playing with words and topics to get our creative juices flowing.

December 7th, 2016|Grade 8, Grade 8 Language Arts|

Christmas Concert ~ Grade 7 Band

December 7th, 2016|Homepage Slideshow|

Christmas Concert ~ Grade 8 girls

December 7th, 2016|Homepage Slideshow|

Christmas Concert ~ Grade 9 Trumpets

December 7th, 2016|Homepage Slideshow|

Christmas Concert ~ Grade 9 Saxophones

December 7th, 2016|Homepage Slideshow|

Christmas Concert ~ boys in aisle singing

December 7th, 2016|Homepage Slideshow|

Christmas Concert ~ School Chorus

December 7th, 2016|Homepage Slideshow|

PED 30F-2 Test Date Thurs. Dec. 15

The module test for the Substance Use and Abuse unit will now be on Thurs. Dec. 15. Students may use their drug and it’s effects handout as a reference but will need to study other handouts. See Ms. How if you think you are missing something.

Polynomial Inequality Key


December 7th, 2016|Grade 11 Pre-Calculus Math|

12 Menno Luther Zwingli Unit

Watch the Movie:  Luther

Exsurge Domini: Papal Bull exsurge-domine

12 Articles of the Swabian Peasants and Against the Robbing and Murdering Hordes against-the-robbing-and-murdering-hordes-of-peasants

Luther Notes: luther-notes

Student Version Europe 1500  student-sheet-notes-1500

Watch Reformation Overview: Ulrich Zwingli


Schleitheim Confession the-schleitheim-confession-of-fait1

Anabaptism Notes swiss-notes


December 6th, 2016|Grade 12 Mennonite History|

Social Studies 08 EGYPT TEST, Dec. 8/13

The test will cover the caste system, the notes from ancientegypt.co.uk, and the notes given in class and presentations.

8A – Thursday, December 8th
8B – Tuesday, December 13th

OPTIONAL LUNCH REVIEW: Tuesday, December 6th

What’s Testable Material?

– notes on hierarchy, Egyptian Caste System (triangle)
– Ancient Egypt Site Exploration sheet (www.ancientegypt.co.uk)
– ONE god or goddess and what they stood for (the one YOU researched, perhaps?)
– notes on all power point presentations by fellow classmates, and yours
– Mrs. M’s notes given in class (crime and punishment, L/B/V categories)

December 5th, 2016|Grade 8, Grade 8 Social Studies|

11 Human Figure Unit

Review of Human Form and proportions of Human Body

power point introduction  sculpting-the-human-figure

Instruction video from Youtube: Human Figure Body Parts  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdRYS1e2QiI

Human Figure Assembly  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rR8kg-tvRAU


Rubric  clay-figure-rubric

December 2nd, 2016|Grade 11 Art|

11 Art Principles of Art Unit

Research Project Elements of Design Grade Eleven

Research the following principles of design in class: Unity, movement, emphasis, rhythm, contrast, balance, pattern  research-project

Be expected to be able to identify and describe principles of art and you will apply this knowledge when creating pieces. Assessment: reserchprojectrubric

You will demonstrate your knowledge to create a piece and explaining it.

principles-plan-rubric  principles-plan-rubric pdf


December 2nd, 2016|Grade 11 Art|

Math 9

The students have Uniform motion problems to practice,

Quiz on Uniform Motion problems on Dec. 7th.

December 2nd, 2016|Grade 9, Grade 9 Math|

Sprachdiplom Presentations due Dec. 8

Practice presentations for the class and your Grade 12 marks will take place on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016.

Presentations for Sprachdiplom Marks will take place on Dec. 15 at Sturgeon Creek United Church.

December 1st, 2016|Grade 12, Grade 12 German|

HIS – Essay 1st Draft – Due Dec. 19

The 1st draft of the major history essay is due on Monday, December 19th. If submitted on time, you will receive feedback on your essay BEFORE the Christmas holidays. If submitted late, you will not receive your feedback until after the Christmas holiday.

Please hand in a self-assessment along with your major essay: HIS Essay Self-Assessment

For further instructions and the rubric, click the link: his-essay-steps-2017

December 1st, 2016|Grade 11, Grade 11 History|

Sum and Product Stuff – Dec. 1



December 1st, 2016|Grade 11 Pre-Calculus Math|

HIS – Essay Outline (Step 4) – Due Dec. 7

Submit your essay outline on Wednesday, December 7th to receive feedback from Ms. Thiessen. The more thorough your outline, the more helpful Ms. Thiessen’s feedback will be!

More details are included in the assignment pages: his-essay-steps-2017

December 1st, 2016|Grade 11, Grade 11 History|

Due: Dec. 19th – Persuasive Essay

Complete your graphic organizer with your reasons and supporting details.

The final essay is due: December 19th – If you’re leaving on a trip, please submit prior to boarding your plane!!!

Persuasive Essay Rubric

Thesis statement

Topic Sentences & Thesis Sentences

Persuasive Essay power point

Persuasive Essay Writing – Introductions

Transitions – See last slide for the video link

Transition Notes – Remember: Your transition should come at the beginning of the second & third reason
Topic Sentences & Thesis Sentences


Persuasive Words

How to write a conclusion


December 1st, 2016|Grade 9, Grade 9 Language Arts|

Law Courts Visit 9A

November 30th, 2016|Permission Slips|

Law Courts Visit 9C

November 30th, 2016|Permission Slips|

English 30S Fun With Macbeth due Dec.12

Plays, films, timelines, oh my!
Whatever the students have chosen to try.


November 29th, 2016|Grade 11, Grade 11 Literary Focus|

ELA 20F Romeo And Juliet Project Due Dec.12

Creative Projects! Students have received a rubric for their chosen topic.

November 29th, 2016|Grade 10, Grade 10 Language Arts|

Gr. 7 Math Reminder Day 2 is Quiz Day (Dec. 2)

Just a reminder that Day 2 is Quiz Day which is on Friday, Dec. 2.

November 29th, 2016|Grade 7, Grade 7 Math|

Skills (Mr. Siemens) – Inquiry Mind Map


Come up with a big question that you would like to explore in research. Focus on big ideas that allow for lots of exploration. In other words, avoid questions with easy/simple answers.
Check the idea with Mr. Siemens to ensure that it would work for this project.
Use the mind map website to come up with all of the smaller questions that might help you answer your big question. This should help you see connections between related question, which may guide your research

Use this site to create your mind map:


November 29th, 2016|Grade 8, Grade 8 Life Skills|

Grade 7 Math Homework November 30


7A Complete Worksheet #2

7B Complete Worksheet #3

November 29th, 2016|Grade 7, Grade 7 Math|

Sprachdiplom Exam Nov. 30 and Dec. 15

November 28th, 2016|Grade 12, Grade 12 German|