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We love the outdoors!

In News & Events by Julie Benneyworth

There is nothing like a picnic and Star Students have enjoyed lunch in the great outdoors this past week!  With warm temperatures and plenty of sunshine, we’ve been lucky to enjoy our green space for recess, outdoor education, gym classes, and lunch!  Students are reminded to wear sunscreen and bring a hat!  Some have even brought picnic blankets!  Hopefully, our …

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Mommy and Me, Yoga and Tea!

In News & Events by Julie Benneyworth

Just in time for Mother’s Day the Kindergarten and Primary classes celebrated moms with a special yoga morning and tea party!  It was lots of fun spending this special time together!  We wish everyone a Happy Mother’s Day!

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Grandparents-Back to School!

In News & Events by Julie Benneyworth

Grandparents Day was a huge success on May 3rd at Star Academy!  They came back to school and joined into lessons, they were guest speakers, story readers, artists, gardeners, and some even carpenters-helping their grandchildren build new planters for our garden!  Grandparents noticed how times had changed, the use of laptops, iPads, and Smartboards being evident in our classrooms!  We’d like …

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Earth Day at Star

In News & Events by Julie Benneyworth

Taking care of and respecting the environment is something our students learn about not only on Earth Day but throughout the year through our Outdoor Education Programme.  At Star our students are taught to realize that there are many ways they can personally protect the Earth.  For example, vermicomposting and growing vegetables in our school garden.  On April 20th Star students pitched in for …

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Science is Awesome!

In News & Events by Julie Benneyworth

Science Fair saw Star students completing an amazing array of research and experimentation.  From driving questions, to interpreting results and preparing for oral presentations to peers and parents, our students wowed us!  Science has a way of bringing out a natural curiosity in children.

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Bonhomme visits Star Academy!

In News & Events by Julie Benneyworth

Bonhomme made a special appearance at Star Academy for our Winter Carnaval last week!  He was thrilled with the French Canadian lunch, including homemade Tourtiere!  Bonhomme arrived just as our French assembly was winding down, stayed for lots of pictures, and even joined in for some of the special activities.  After he handed out special Maple cookies, Bonhomme led students …

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Family Night at Star!

In News & Events by Julie Benneyworth

Paralympian Tyler MacGregor visited Star Academy as a part of our ‘Family Night’ activities.  Tyler told his story, shared his Olympic Medal and World Cup Rings, and impressed our parents, students, and staff with his story of perseverance and commitment.  We wish Tyler all the best in Pyeongchang as a member of Canada’s Sledge Hockey team for his second time!  …