Eric Walters Visit!

Monday, November 9, 2015

Vicki Grant Author Visit to LC was a huge success!

St. Joseph Learning Commons hosted Canadian Award Winning Author Vicki Grant on Friday November 5th!

Vicki spoke to 200 students over 2 hours and read from her latest book Small Bones from the Orca Book series named Secrets.  Check out the blog here to learn about all seven books in the Secrets series.  Secrets Orca Blog

Student Testimonials:  
"Thanks so much for all the insight into the writing world! So Inspirational"
"Thank you so much for coming to our school!  All your books are really imaginative and creative!"
"Thank You for making my year as Becky Wickwire's Dirty Secret was the best book ever!"
"Thank You!  Can't wait to read your books!"
"Thank You for coming Vicki, I'm definitely reading your books!"

Special Thank you to the Administration, Student Success and the Writer's Union for paying equal portions of the speaking fee to allow Vicki to visit our school.

Monday, October 19, 2015

Join the 7/8 Second Annual Robotics and Engineering Lego Club on Fridays at lunch in the Quiet lab!

Sign up in the LC!  The cost is $90.00 for 10 sessions. We are preparing for the Robotics and Engineering Challenge at the Glebe Community Centre in March 2016!

Go Jagwirz!!!

Check out the White Pine Reading List for 2016! Bring your lunch to our first meeting next Thursday in the LC!

White Pine Reading List on OLA's Website

Forest of Reading List is Out!!! Come to our first 7/8 Red Maple Reading Club meeting next Thursday!!! Sign up in the LC

Red Maple Reading List on the OLA Website 

Join the Sport of Reading Kids Quiz Lit Club!!! We are in training for the competition at Elmwood School on January 18th, 2016!

The Kids’ Lit Quiz is an annual literature competition for children aged 10 to 13. 

It puts readers onto the stage and lets them compete for fantastic prizes.

Challenge yourself with some Quiz Questions below: