"I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers!"
Java, Muffins and Math!
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Stone Soup in Mrs. Wenger's class!Oct 23 2014
The students love this story and the excitement of finding the stone (well cleaned!) in the delicious soup cooked up by wonderful parent volunteers! Click for photos.
Learning the Art of Debating!Oct 21 2014
Mr. Kelly and Mrs. Sowinski's students watched and read about models of debates, then prepped and presented their own debates. We can see why some parents might have a hard time arguing with these champion 'debaters'! Click for photos.
Congratulations!Oct 16 2014
Congratulations to Tristan R. who was the winner of the SUTP fundraiser draw. Tristan won a Google Android 4.27" camera touch tablet. Way to go Tristan!
ThanksgivingOct 16 2014
On Friday, October 10th, the grade 5 classes coordinated a lovely Thanksgiving celebration for our J.J. Nearing community. A special thank you to Father Ignacy for his words of Thanksgiving and to all our parents that joined in the celebration. Thank…
New Classroom Ready To Go!Oct 15 2014
Mrs. Hrebien's grade five classroom is set up and the students are all settled in. Thank you to our terrific team from Operations and Maintenance for working hard to get the room ready so quickly and to all our staff for their flexibility and patience.…
Fire Drills Pay Off!Sep 24 2014
The St. Albert Fire Department came by today to test how well prepared our school was in regards to Fire Drills. Using the new Hour Zero protocol, we emptied the whole school in under three minutes and completed attendance in under 6 minutes which…
Celebrating the New Year liturgy and Bible PresentationSep 18 2014
J.J. Nearing hosted a Liturgy of the Word to celebrate the start of our new school year. Father Ignacy and special guests, Mr. McGuiness and Mrs. Yeomans from our district office, along with many parents and family members joined us in welcoming new…
Sparks Exploratorium! & Fun in the Sun Day!
Our grade 5 and 6 students spent the afternoon exploring their Sparks by signing up for a variety of cool sessions. There were sessions on African Drumming, Cooking, Glass Art, and Trick Skipping. The students who attended Zoo School presented their projects in a Showcase in the library. It was an exciting day and the students were thrilled with the experience!