Celebrating the Love of Books: Literacy Week

iteracy Week
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The week of May 9th- 13th the junior school celebrated their love of books with Literacy Week.

The week started with guest readers coming into different classes and reading picture books. Our guest readers involved various staff members, including a reading by Head of School Gail Ruddy. Students eagerly anticipated who would be their guest reader!

The week continued with scavenger hunts in the library and dressing up as a character from a book.

The final event of the week was a book swap. Students donated gently used books on Wednesday and wonderful parent volunteers organized the books. On Friday, classes came in and picked ‘new’ books to take home. The book swap was a huge success! Many books were brought in, and the girls were so excited to select books on Friday.

I would like to thank all the students, parents and staff for all their help and support to make Literacy Week a success.

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Raman Sarai
Jr. School Teacher-Librarian

Category: Junior School
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Artist Robert Bateman Visits YHS

Robert Bateman reviews art of Gr. 7 student
Robert Bateman reviews art of Gr. 7 student

In April, Canadian Artist Robert Bateman stopped by YHS for breakfast, and to address the junior school and senior school during assembly. Mr. Bateman is the uncle of one of our Jr. School students.

To learn more about Mr. Bateman and his art, visit his website: http://www.robertbateman.ca

Category: Junior School, Senior School