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30-Oct-2014

School Day

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  • 12-Aug-2013

    Final Entries Due for Nov 2013 Exam Session

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  • 12-Aug-2014

    Cambridge Results Available on CIE Direct

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  • 14-Aug-2013

    Leadership Conference

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  • 19-Aug-2013

    Teacher Work Days/Welcome Back Meetings

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  • 23-Aug-2013

    Student Orientation Day

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  • 26-Aug-2013

    School Begins, VC classes begin

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  • 2-Sep-2013

    Labor Day Break

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  • 17-Sep-2013

    Retake Entries Due for Nov 2013 Exam Session

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  • 30-Sep-2013

    Standardized Testing

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  • 3-Oct-2013

    Regional Professional Development Day - No School

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  • 14-Oct-2013

    Canadian Thanksgiving / Columbus Day

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  • 31-Oct-2013

    End of First Quarter

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  • 1-Nov-2013

    Field Trip Day

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  • 4-Nov-2013

    Q1 Common Assessment Week

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  • 8-Nov-2013

    Parent / Teacher Conferences & Report Card Distribution - No School

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  • 8-Nov-2013

    Parent/Board Evening

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  • 11-Nov-2013

    Remembrance Day

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  • 28-Nov-2013

    Thanksgiving Break (US)

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  • 6-Dec-2013

    Half Day,Sterling-led Professional Development

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  • 23-Dec-2013

    Winter Break

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  • 6-Jan-2014

    School Resumes

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  • 20-Jan-2014

    Martin Luther King Day

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  • 21-Jan-2014

    Exam Week

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  • 24-Jan-2014

    Half Day, End of First Semester

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  • 27-Jan-2014

    Q2 Common Assessment Week

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  • 27-Jan-2014

    Start of the Second Semester

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  • 31-Jan-2014

    Semester 1 Report Card Distribution

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  • 7-Feb-2014

    Field Trip Day

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  • 17-Feb-2014

    President's Day/Family Day, No School

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  • 7-Mar-2014

    Regional Professional Development Day, No School

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  • 3-Apr-2014

    End of Third Quarter

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  • 7-Apr-2014

    Spring Break

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  • 14-Apr-2014

    Parent / Teacher Conferences & Report Card Distribution - No School

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  • 14-Apr-2014

    Parent/Board Evening

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  • 15-Apr-2014

    Q3 Common Assessment Week

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  • 15-Apr-2014

    School Resumes

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  • 18-Apr-2014

    Good Friday

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  • 21-Apr-2014

    Easter Monday, No School

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  • 28-Apr-14

    Sterling Elementary Spelling Bees

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  • 9-May-2014

    Half Day, Sterling-led Professional Development

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  • 26-May-2014

    Memorial Day, No School

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  • 9-Jun-2014

    Final Exam Week

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  • 9-Jun-2014

    Q4 Common Assessment Week

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  • 13-Jun-2014

    Field Trip Day

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  • 19-Jun-2014

    Awards Day

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  • 20-Jun-2014

    Half Day, End of Second Semester

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  • 13-Aug-2014

    Leadership Conference

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  • 18-Aug-2014

    Teacher Work Days

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  • 22-Aug-2014

    Student Orientation Day

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  • 25-Aug-2014

    School Begins, VC classes begin

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  • 1-Sep-2014

    Labor Day Break

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  • 10-Oct-2014

    Canadian Thanksgiving - No School

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  • 13-Oct-2014

    Canadian Thanksgiving/Columbus Day - No School

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  • 29-Oct-2014

    End of First Quarter

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  • 3-Nov-2014

    Q1 CAPA

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  • 4-Nov-2014

    Standardized Testing

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  • 7-Nov-2014

    P / T Confs & Report Card Distr. - No School

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  • 11-Nov-2014

    Remembrance Day

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  • 12-Nov-2014

    Q1 CAPA

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  • 27-Nov-2014

    US Thanksgiving Break

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  • 5-Dec-2014

    Sterling-led PD - No School

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  • 22-Dec-2014

    Winter Break Begins

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  • 19-May-2014

    Victoria Day, No School

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  • 5-Jan-2015

    School Resumes

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  • 19-Jan-2015

    Martin Luther King Day

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  • 20-Jan-2015

    Exam Week

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  • 26-Jan-2015

    Half Day, End of First Semester

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  • 27-Jan-2015

    Q2 CAPA

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  • 27-Jan-2015

    Start of the Second Semester

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  • 6-Feb-2015

    Report Card Distribution

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  • 09-Feb-2015

    Q2 CAPA

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  • 16-Feb-2015

    President's Day/Family Day, No School

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  • 30-Mar-2015

    Spring Break Begins

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  • 6-Apr-2015

    Easter Monday

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  • 7-Apr-2015

    School Resumes

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  • 10-Apr-2015

    End of Third Quarter

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  • 20-Apr-2015

    Q3 CAPA

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  • 13-Apr-2015

    Q3 CAPA

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  • 17-Apr-2015

    P / T Confs & Report Card Distr. - No School

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  • 8-May-2015

    Sterling-led PD - No School

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  • 18-May-2015

    Victoria Day, No School

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  • 25-May-2015

    Memorial Day, No School

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  • 1-Jun-2015

    Q4 CAPA

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  • 15-Jun-2015

    Exam Week

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  • 19-Jun-2015

    Half Day, End of Second Semester

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  • 22-Jun-2015

    Teacher Work Day

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  • 23-Jun-2015

    Report Card Distribution

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    Featured Story

    Spaghetti Sticks and Marshmallows

    31-Oct-2014


     

       

     

    Did you say spaghetti sticks and marshmallows??

     

    Yes! On Friday Sept. 30 2014, all of the Great Lakes sites all came together for yet another inter-site activity.

     

    And the point of it was?  Well, let me begin. Every so often, each house team will come together on VC conferences. When they do this, they can get help from students from the other sites, or make suggestions. Whatever the activity is, there is usually some kind of competition. The winner is judged at each site, then put in an overall rating between the other sites.

     

    This particular day, however, it was the spaghetti sticks and marshmallow challenge. The challenge was to build the tallest tower with 1m of string, 1m of tape, 20 spaghetti sticks, and 1 marshmallow! It was a great success! The tallest tower topped a whopping 68cm high! (yellow team).

     

    That sounds great – but is there any point or lesson in these activities?   Of course. These activities are done so that seniors and juniors can get together and use each other’s skills to be a team. It allows students to:

    • Listen to other ideas
    • Be a leader
    • Have input into what is happening
    • Work with others to make things happen
    • Have fun!

     By Lawson Ghinn