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Why daVinci Kids?

It’s a new year and that means a new batch of students have arrived at the Enrichment Centre to start their 4 year enrichment program. Each of these students went through testing by the HWDSB and has been identified using…

Grade Seven Debate Day Coming up!!

Dear Parents, Students and Teachers, We’ve had to change the format of our upcoming Session Four for Grade Seven Students over the next two weeks. Due to logistical challenges, this will be a one-day session rather than a two-day session…

Grade 8 Robotics Design Challenge Day

The Gifted Enrichment program took our grade 8s to Orchard Park Secondary School for four days of robotics design challenges in early December. Orchard Park’s astoundingly successful competitive First Robotics Team 2056 is lead by Prime Minister’s Award winning teacher…

Dear Parents, Students and Teachers,   We are looking forward to working with GRADE FIVE students over the next two weeks at Holbrook School. 5B January 11; 5C January 12; 5D January 13; 5E January 16; 5F January 17; 5A…

Dealing with Adversity as a Journalist

During our second session in our Grade 6 Journalism program we addressed the big idea, What role does Journalism play in Adversity? Additionally, we discussed: How does Adversity impact attitude? Action? And Beliefs?        Are there positive Outcomes of Adversity? We…

Meeting our new daVinci kids!

During the last few weeks we have had the privilege of meeting and greeting our new grade 5 Enrichment students, our 2016/2017 daVinci Kids. Last year, in grade 4, these students were identified by the Board as being Intellectually Gifted.…

2016 is the YEAR of the PULSE

This year is the year of the PULSE! The United Nations has declared it the year of the pulse to help raise awareness for sustainable food production aimed towards food security and nutrition. Before reading about PULSES I only knew…

Grade 5 Fractal Lesson

    We have had an absolute blast this week exploring patterns in nature and fractal images with our Grade 5 students! We showed off our new knowledge at lunch creating fractal images on our plates. Watch out Master Chef…

Pottery Workshop at the Centre

We are excited to be offering our first POTTERY WORKSHOP at the Enrichment & Innovation Centre during our Open Classroom on March 9th. This session will be ran by a certified pottery instructor from 3:15 pm – 4:45 pm. Due…