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Mark Your Calendars!

Division 13 will be performing “18 More Reasons Not To Be In A Play” by Alan Haehnel on Wednesday June 17th at 1:30pm. The casting is set, our production team is hard at work, and lines are being memorized. All … Continue reading

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Building Garden Boxes

Hello Div. 13 Parents! The Maple Grove garden needs your help! The students of Division 13 have graciously volunteered their time on May 6 to build 2 new raised beds and one new compost box. We need parents to help … Continue reading

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Dress For the Weather Tomorrow

I’m very excited for our field-trip to the poetry slam tomorrow at the Rio Theatre. The weather forecast is suggesting rain, so please dress in waterproof gear as we will be taking public transit. Boots, raincoats and umbrellas are all … Continue reading

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Field Trip to Seattle to See Pompeii Exhibit

Hello, Div. 13 Parents! I have exciting news for you. Our class will be going on a field trip on Tuesday May 12th to Seattle to see the Pompeii exhibit at the Pacific Science Centre. We will be sending home … Continue reading

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The Secret to All Areas

Originally posted on Math with Bad Drawings:
(Except Area 51, which I Am Not Authorized to Divulge) or, The World Through Rectangular Glasses Now that I’m teaching middle school, I find myself wrestling with the sheer number of area formulas that…

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Have a Lovely Spring Break!

Division 13 has worked very hard throughout Term 2 and accomplished a great deal. I hope you all enjoy a relaxing spring break, and come back refreshed on March 23rd. While there’s no homework over the break, students are encouraged … Continue reading

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Heritage Fair 

Yesterday’s Heritage Fair was a wonderful celebration of learning. Students presented their projects to schoolmates and adjudicators and toured the other Maple Grove projects. In the days preceding we got to listen to full presentations from each student and have … Continue reading

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