Remembrance Day at Elementary School

One thing that always gets me about elementary schools in Canada is their links to the past and especially to Remembrance Day. While I don’t really like the references to war and to the death the wars represent, I think we need to honour our past and what life might have been like without those […] . . . → Read More: Remembrance Day at Elementary School

Cccchanges

This year we were fortunate enough to get Aidan into the French immersion school closer to our house, but still cross boundary for us. Since heading to L’ecole Billingue things have changed significantly in a lot of ways. There is a very different feel at this school and we are feeling much more like a […] . . . → Read More: Cccchanges

The First Week of School

Running around the Vancouver School Board Offices.

This is the first week of firsts for our household. This week we don’t have an afternoon kindergartner, we have a full day grade 1 student in the house. This graduation to full day has made some distinct changes to our family routine, especially in the mornings. Aidan now needs to get up and actually […] . . . → Read More: The First Week of School