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Fun + Learning = Great Educational Experience

Posted on May. 25, 2020

So exciting to see the wonderful learning happening at home.  Last week in Grade One was based on outdoor activities in honor of outdoor classroom day.  Students in Grade One collected items from nature…

Painted Butterfly Larva

Posted on May. 22, 2020

We are always excited in Spring with the arrival of the painted butterfly larva.  This year we will be show short video clips to watch them grow into butterflies.   Thank you Mrs. P (Przybylski) for…

Registration for Kindergarten Is Now Open!

Posted on May. 11, 2020

Kindergarten registration is now open! Usually, at this time of year, we would have an open house where we could meet and greet and answer any of your questions. Unfortunately, we can not do that this…

Word Work with Mrs. Theroux

Posted on May. 8, 2020

We are working on using endings today.  Mrs. Theroux is introducing using '-ing'.  She encourages us to spell words by sounding them out. She encourages them to break words apart.  She coaches us through…

Going On A Bear Hunt!

Posted on May. 5, 2020

Hooray! Hooray! It's May! Mrs. Biollo is taking us on a Spring Bear Hunt.  Are you ready to go through the long wavy grass, through the thick, gooey mud, and into the cave... What will you find there?…

Hats On For Mental Health

Posted on May. 4, 2020

On the first Wednesday in May, Albertans are invited to wear a hat to raise awareness of the importance of good mental health. Vera M. Welsh Elementary School encourages all students and teachers to…

Mother's Day Craft Activity

Posted on May. 4, 2020

Mrs. Jasman invites you to join her in building a Mother's Day craft.  Mother's Day is just around the corner, it's this coming Sunday, May 10.  In celebration of our wonderful Mothers please join us…

Food For Thought -

Posted on Apr. 26, 2020

When schools closed on March 14 many of our students lost access to daily meals such as the hot lunch program offered at our schools and and Northern Lights is responding with the Food for Thought hamper…

Mrs. Best's Read Aloud

Posted on Apr. 22, 2020

Mrs. Best reads one of her favourite books from one of her favourite authors- David Shannon.  He wrote a story about farm animals doing something fun called Duck On A Bike.  I hope you'll join me in…

Mrs. Lloyd's Playdough Math Challenge

Posted on Apr. 22, 2020

Mrs. Lloyd shares with us how to make playdough and use that in a fun math challenge.  You'll need a deck of cards or your own homemade number cards and some playdough. This is a fun way to learn your…

Mrs. Theroux's Read Aloud

Posted on Apr. 21, 2020

What Was I Scared Of? By Dr. Suess. This is a favourite story from Mrs. Theroux's class and family.  It would glow in the dark if you had a copy.  If you were in Mrs. Theroux's class you would have…

What Time Is It Mr. Wolf?

Posted on Apr. 15, 2020

We sure miss playing math games with you!  Mrs. Hudson would like to teach you a new game.  Mrs. Hudson introduces us to a fun new math game "What Time Is It, Mr. Wolf".  Learn to play along and send…

Mr. Johnson Retelling of the Gruffalo's Child

Posted on Apr. 3, 2020

Hey everyone! We sure miss you all and are hoping you are safe and healthy.   Mr. Johnson shares his retelling of the Gruffalo's Child with a surprise guest- his son, Reggie!  Join him as he reminds…

Vera M. Welsh Shares Their 'All About Me' Stories

Posted on Apr. 2, 2020

Click here to see our Vera M. Welsh All About Me stories!  If you would like to create your own All About Me story, please follow these directions to the Book Creator app. To go into Book Creator, use…

Vera M. Welsh YouTube Channel

Posted on Apr. 1, 2020

Hi all! We sure miss you and hope you are all doing well.   For today's entertainment, we offer Mr. Johnson reading a book. We now have a YouTube channel! Woohoo!  We hope to be uploading videos for…

Blasting Off Into Home Learning!

Posted on Mar. 31, 2020

Hey all! We hope things are going well for you.  The launch of our first week has been full of learning and fun for all involved.  Thank you so much for your patience as we get this all figured out. …

VMW Student Belongings

Posted on Mar. 20, 2020

Dear Parents & Guardians, First of all, we want to thank you for your support during these unprecedented times.   This has been a difficult time for all and we appreciate your patience.   We miss…

Online Resources for Home

Posted on Mar. 19, 2020

Dear Parents & Guardians, First of all, we want to thank you for your support during these unprecedented times.   This has been a difficult time for all and we can appreciate the challenge of having…

Parent Teacher Interviews and IPP Review Time - March…

Posted on Mar. 5, 2020

Parent Teacher Interviews Update! In-person Parent Teacher Interviews at Vera M. Welsh Elementary  School have been canceled but teachers will be getting in touch with parents and guardians to arrange…

2019

Wishing You All A Very Merry Christmas & The Best…

Posted on Dec. 20, 2019

The lights are shining brightly and the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is upon us.  I would like to wish all of our Vera M. Welsh Elementary School parents, students and friends a safe and happy…