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12
Oct

International Day of the Girl Child

On Thursday, October 11th, 2018 the school held an event to celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child. This day focuses attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights.  Girls everywhere are touched by a range of issues which may […]

4
Oct

The Element Cooks: Traditional Italian Pizza

Our e1 students have had the opportunity of cooking with and learning from Chef Chris (a student’s grandparent) as part of their cooking program! Last week, they learned safe knife skills, how to chop and clean up after themselves in the kitchen while making a delicious Italian salad. However, the showstopper of our Italian-themed week was […]

28
Sep

World Peace Day

Last Friday, September 21st, our entire school community came together to celebrate World Peace Day. It acted as an opportunity for our E1 and E2 students to reflect on the ideals of global citizenship. Students participated in a variety of activities including a school-wide art project that symbolized their understanding of world peace. We also […]

20
Sep

e2 – Urban Adventure Trip to Montreal

The Element High School’s Urban Adventure acted as a terrific community building exercise as well as a fun-filled way to start the new school year. This year, the grade 9s and 10s ventured off to the grand old city of Montreal. Over the course of 3 days (Monday – Wednesday), our students explored the rich […]

20
Sep

e1 – Odyssey Trip to the Mattawa River

Our e1 students and staff got to spend a whole week at the Mattawa River on their Odyssey Trip. To leave on the first day of school and camp and canoe, many for the first time is no small feat. The pride and sense of accomplishment our students so often feel at the completion of the trip is […]

27
Jun

e1 – Quebec Trip!

The Québec trip last Wednesday was a huge success! Students toured Le chateau Montebello and enjoyed a nice tea and baked goods on the 2nd floor of the foyer. Students then went to the beautiful Chutes de Plaisance and then headed to Wakefield, where they went to see the historical covered bridge. As students walked […]

26
Jun

e1 – Final City Studies

On the last week of school, the e1 students finished off their City Studies by enjoying a haunted walk on Monday of the old county jail. On Tuesday, they took advantage of the great summer weather and went to Mooney’s Bay for a swim and volleyball game!            

20
Jun

e1 – Humanities City Studies

On Monday we enjoyed a tour at the Canadian Royal Mint where students saw how collector coins are made and discovered just how heavy a gold bar actually is!  On Tuesday we toured the Ottawa Humane Society where students enjoyed cuddles with cats, rabbits and an adorable dog named Rosie. Our week ended with a […]

16
Jun

e2 – Phys. Ed.

Both the e1 and e2 physical education classes took part in a baseball demo run by Capital City Baseball Academy. Students had a blast learning about the basics of the sport through a series of drills!

15
Jun

e1 – Entrepreneurship

e1 students presented their Google Innovation projects last week. Students had a variety of interesting and unique projects or skills to showcase to the class!