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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Julia Quietly Instills Confidence In Teammates

This week’s PSAA cross-country meet concluded TEAM’s enjoyable season of early fall long distance running. The course at Heart Lake Conservation Area is a hilly but scenic challenge. Runners led one another in pre-race stretching routines and offered words of racing wisdom. At the starting line, Julia Kipfer-Portt shared “Pass runners one at a time,” >

Nice To Meet You, Mat!

Students in Mrs. Gerlai’s TEAM School Primary class built a Grade 2 “Mat Man” while reviewing all the handwriting rules they learned last year. The students can sing Where Do You Start Your Letters. It helps them to remember to start all letters at the top, also to know the short/long lines and curves to >

We’re TorQin’ Percussion!

Students from the Primary, TEAM, and Intermediate divisions enjoyed a special musical presentation Wednesday by Toronto’s TorQ percussion quartet. This group, now in its tenth year, presented a number of fascinating compositions using “found objects”, common household items like buckets, hoses, lids, tin cans and cooking utensils. The audience was both enthralled and delighted with >

Me to We: Evening of Champions

Craig Kielburger, the Founder of Free the Children spoke at Mentor College 10 years ago and challenged the faculty and students to make changes in the world at local and international levels. The TAG (Take Action Groups) and Leaders for Change were born. During this decade the students have worked tirelessly with their staff advisors >

TEAM 2014 Terry Fox Run

It was a bright and sunny day, perfectly suited to outdoor activity, when TEAM School students and staff rallied around one of their favourite causes last Wednesday afternoon. They joined thousands of students across Canada in raising awareness and funds for cancer research through the annual Terry Fox Run. Some walked, some jogged, some ran, >

Because I’m Happy….

Students and staff members at TEAM School have so much about which they are happy! They have created a Happy Wall where each student, teacher and staff member have created a brick that shares what brings them joy. For many of us trying to think of one or two things that bring us joy is >