Category 'General News'

27
Feb

Movie Night at The Element HS

On Friday, The Element HS hosted a “Movie Night” with the Upper Elementary students from OMS Montessori. Students watched the movie Wonder, and e1 students made Tacos and Popcorn cupcakes!

24
Feb

e2 – Civics

A big focus of our Civics course focuses on recognizing our own power as citizens and learning how to use it to create change. The grade 10s are currently taking part in Youth Ottawa’s DILA program, which helps students find an issue they are passionate about and take real action to address it. Our DILA […]

24
Feb

e2 – English

The e2 students participated in an essay writing workshop. They had a chance to learn about the importance of proper paragraph structure, implementing conciseness and crafting strong transition sentences. The students then got into a peer-review session with the aim of providing their peers with constructive criticism on their latest essay assignments.

23
Feb

Gaming Club – Nintendo 64

The gaming club had the opportunity to play a Nintendo 64 (many for the first time) an integral part of gaming history. Students battled it out in the original Super Smash Bros. (1999)!

23
Feb

e1 Science Fair

Students ran a mini Science Fair where they got to show off some of their excellent projects and eat some popcorn!

22
Feb

Carnaval at OMS Montessori

As part of “La semaine de francophonie” at OMS Montessori, Element students headed over to OMS to help run Carnaval. In teams of 2-3, e1 students ran a variety of fun winter-themed stations, ranging from Biathlon to Curling to Patinage d’Artistique!

16
Feb

AWOL – Rock Climbing

The last AWOL adventures was at Coyote Rock Gym where students learned how to properly use a harness, how to fasten a rope to their harness and how to properly belay for another climber. Many of them also enjoyed attempting a few “bouldering” exercises, where they climbed trickier and shorter sections!

15
Feb

e1 – Drama

During the e1 students’ Drama session, students get to participate in a weekly Art class. This Art class, students practiced doodling, or better known in the art world as “zentangles”. It is obvious we have a very artistic and talented group of students!

14
Feb

Canal Club!

Canal Club has lucked out with great conditions these past few weeks and students are loving it! Here’s to more good weather in the future.

13
Feb

e2 – Physical Education

Grade 9 students recently got the opportunity to participate in a nutrition workshop put on by representatives from Pure Kitchen Ottawa. The class got to sample some tasty, protein-filled, meat alternative products and learned about the ways our diets affect our mind and body. Students selected pizza as a favourite lunch-time meal that we then […]