We Read in Small Groups

john lundPrimary, StudentsLeave a Comment

In 3rd & 4th grade, students are separated into smaller reading groups. For a half hour each day, students will read and discuss a particular novel in these small groups with their respective teacher. In 4th grade, we have reading group support from Mr.Phil and Miss Maritza. Students are able to read level-appropriate material at a suitable pace that efficiently … Read More

We LOVE Books Day at ASPV Primary

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On Friday, October 10, ASPV’s primary school held “We LOVE Books Day” celebrating the joy of books and reading with an all-day event. Activities included fun classroom reading with guest readers and author Skype chats, book making, reading buddies and a visit to the Dr. Seuss mural reading area. Students had the opportunity to participate in a book swap where … Read More

We LOVE Books Day at ASPV Primary

john lundFaculty & Staff, Preschool, Primary, StudentsLeave a Comment

On Friday, October 10, ASPV’s primary school held “We LOVE Books Day” celebrating the joy of books and reading with an all-day event. Activities included fun classroom reading with guest readers and author Skype chats, book making, reading buddies and a visit to the Dr. Seuss mural reading area. Students had the opportunity to participate in a book swap where … Read More

Author Natasha Wing Visits 2nd Grade via Skype

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On Friday, October 3 author Natasha Wing visited ASPV’s second grade class via Skype, from her home in the United States. Mrs. Wing has written many children’s books including the popular “The Night Before” series. During her Skype call with students the author spoke to them about how and why she became an author. She then read to the class … Read More

Author Natasha Wing Visits 2nd Grade via Skype

john lundPrimary, StudentsLeave a Comment

On Friday, October 3 author Natasha Wing visited ASPV’s second grade class via Skype, from her home in the United States. Mrs. Wing has written many children’s books including the popular “The Night Before” series. During her Skype call with students the author spoke to them about how and why she became an author. She then read to the class … Read More

Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read at ASPV

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Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. It highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community –- librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, students, teachers, and readers of all types –- in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those some … Read More

Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read at ASPV

john lundArt & Music, Secondary, StudentsLeave a Comment

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. It highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community –- librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, students, teachers, and readers of all types –- in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those some … Read More

“Cheryl’s Shoe Box” and ASPV Students Bring Learning to Life!

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Did you know that in our own community there are children walking around barefoot, risking their health and safety because they simply have no shoes! Hello my name is Taylor and I am one of many students in Miss Wilson’s Senior Marketing class. Our class, along with the help of Santiago and Daniel Matilla have created a community initiative to … Read More

“Cheryl’s Shoe Box” and ASPV Students Bring Learning to Life!

egarciaFaculty & Staff, Secondary, StudentsLeave a Comment

Did you know that in our own community there are children walking around barefoot, risking their health and safety because they simply have no shoes! Hello my name is Taylor and I am one of many students in Miss Wilson’s Senior Marketing class. Our class, along with the help of Santiago and Daniel Matilla have created a community initiative to … Read More

Students Explore Drumming in African Storytelling

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Our grade 10 English class was studying African oral traditions and music teacher, Mr. Shearer, was kind enough to lend his expertise in African drumming. In African storytelling music was a very important component and essentially brought the characters to life enhancing the mood and drawing in the listeners. We were very grateful to have an opportunity to use a … Read More