Tag: Millarville School

  • MCS: Principal’s Message for October

    MCS: Principal’s Message for October

      Congratulations to our cross country running teams this year who have just wrapped up an excellent season. Joining our no-cut athletic teams is an excellent way for students to develop commitment, perseverance and school spirit and our teams consistently show all of the above and more in their athletic endeavours! Thank-you to our staff […]

  • Thank-you from the Family of Joshua Baldeosingh

    Thank-you from the Family of Joshua Baldeosingh

    At this time of thanksgiving, our family would like to say a huge thank you for all of your love and support this summer following the sudden passing of Joshua (our son-in-law) in a vehicle accident. We have been so touched by your thoughtful cards and emails, and generous meals and gifts. Though this journey […]

  • Millarville School News: Getting Out There

    Millarville School News: Getting Out There

      Over the past two weeks, we have had trips to the Calgary Zoo, Mt. Yamnuska, Kananaskis (3 trips total!), Mrs. Stabler’s garden, and Millarville Ridge. We live in an ideal location to get outside and learn in and with nature. Richard Louv said it best in his book “Last Child in the Woods,” “Time […]

  • Millarville Community School Coach’s Corner

    Millarville Community School Coach’s Corner

      By Christine Lederer, MCS Learning Coach A Learning Coach in FSD is responsible to plan for and address learning needs of students with diagnosed learning needs. In addition, she is responsible to ensure teachers have access to supports and to ensure Individual Learning Plan goals are met within a classroom situation. At MCS, we […]

  • Millarville Community School Principal’s Message: Volunteers

    Millarville Community School Principal’s Message: Volunteers

      MCS is built on our commitment to your children and in partnering with you to ensure we continue to offer an enriching program that meets the needs of all learners. Our parent volunteers are a vital component to the day-to-day life of our students. Even a small investment of your time can have a […]

  • Millarville School Thanks Volunteers

    Millarville School Thanks Volunteers

      Thank you to all our students and parents who participated in the Terry Fox Run! We will be collecting toonies until Thursday, September 24th! So far, we have collected $542.00 Thanks for your support! More thanks to…… Tammy and Rick for coming on the hike to Mount Yamnuska Dawn Dott & School Council Members Kate Lomas & Fundraising […]

  • Millarville Community School: School Yard Food Forest Update

    Millarville Community School: School Yard Food Forest Update

    Thank you to all the volunteers who offered to water the plants over the summer, including Mrs. Smallwood, Olivia, Oren, Freddie, Gabe, Anders, Matthew, Clark, Reese, Brayden, Moms and Dads, and everyone else who stopped by to help. The White Dutch Clover cover crop has grown quite nicely along the wall of the school and […]

  • Millarville Community School: Principal’s Welcome Back Message

    Millarville Community School: Principal’s Welcome Back Message

      The first day of school is filled with emotions sometimes experienced differently by parents and kids. Tears of joy mixed with tears of missing mom or dad sometimes are hard to distinguish. Regardless of how your first day went, we are excited that you have rejoined us for another school year here at the […]

  • Millarville School Coach’s Corner – What to do Over Summer Holidays

    Millarville School Coach’s Corner – What to do Over Summer Holidays

    Here we are in June, and, summer holidays are just around the corner! Teachers are often asked about things their children can do over the long, two-month break. Here are a few activities that will continue to support curiosity, discussion, reading, writing, math, thinking, playing, and learning! 1. Get a large cardboard box and reinvent […]

  • Millarville School Permaculture Project

    Millarville School Permaculture Project

      I can’t believe how much has changed! We’ve had 3 permablitzes (1 full Saturday, and 2 after school sessions) and have done a tonne of work! Thank you to the crew of committed helpers who have been there ready and willing to get dirty! A garden workshop for newspaper sheet mulching and the final […]

  • Mini Entrepreneurs in Millarville

    Mini Entrepreneurs in Millarville

    Board Chair Christine Pretty was impressed by the PowerPoint presentations that Grade 4 students at Millarville Community School developed to showcase their mini-businesses and their learnings about how to do a bank deposit, customer service and advertising. Through their businesses, they raised a total of $415 for a year-end pizza party and charity. The students […]

  • Millarville School Principal: Medieval Grade Eights

    Millarville School Principal: Medieval Grade Eights

    June is here and I keep getting the same question; “are you counting down the days until summer?” Do I look forward to summer? I would be lying if I said “no.” June is a speedy month with departures of students, end of year events, celebrations and final report cards, there is little time to […]

  • Millarville School’s Awesome Students – May 2015

    Millarville School’s Awesome Students – May 2015

    The Kinders have been exploring how the world works, looking at cycles in nature. They watched 25 caterpillars change into beautiful Painted Lady Butterflies and also hosted a very engaging assembly. Everyone LOVED talking into the microphone! The Grade 1s are looking at our 5 senses and how we use them to interact and explore […]

  • MCS Food Forest – Thank You!

    MCS Food Forest – Thank You!

    A HUGE thank you to the Millarville Community School Families & Teachers, Permaculture Calgary Guild Members, and the Leaf Ninjas, who came out to help on Saturday’s Garden Permablitz. Everyone was busy helping install an important feature in our future food forest, garden, and outdoor learning space – the Water Harvesting and Distribution Swales! Water […]

  • Millarville School’s Students of Awesomeness – Late May 2015

    Millarville School’s Students of Awesomeness – Late May 2015

      Nominated by teachers or peers, the following should be recognized at home for demonstrating one or more of the IB attitudes we strive to exhibit on a daily basis! Nominations can be placed in the main office. Reed Gr 7 – for commitment & cooperation Xana Gr 4 – for commitment Christina Gr 4 […]