Wildflower School

Wildflower School

School District 8 (Kootenay Lake)

What’s New At Wildflower

April 13, 2015 | Comments Off on What’s New At Wildflower

Back To School - We hope you all had a wonderful summer. It’s hard to believe that it is coming to a close and the start of the school year is upon us. The first day of school is September 8th. This will be a half day with the students being dismissed at noon. Busses at the end of
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Art Starts Mural Under Way! - Work started today on the new mural that will go up on the wall outside of the gym. Artist Amber Santos is working with the students to bring the concept to life. Very exciting!  
New Slack Line - The middle school kids are putting up a ‘slack line’ each day over the lunch break. It takes a lot of concentration to get from one end to the other!
Pictographs - As part of a study on aboriginal pictographs, E ileen Perkes gives a presentation to Barb’s class.
Shakesfest! - The Middle School students performed and participated in the Good Will Shakespeare Festival (also known as Shakesfest) in Summerland last week. This festival provides secondary school students with the opportunity to meet and learn from a variety of internationally acclaimed actors, musicians, and artists.
Machines Everywhere! - Krista’s class has been busy researching, designing, and building simple and compound machines (levers, wheels and axles, pulleys, inclined planes, wedges, and screws) . I interviewed a few of the kids in her class to hear what they had to say about their projects and the process involved with making them. “We’ve been learning about
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Quilting Project -   Emily’s class has been busy with a quilting project. It turned out beautifully! I interviewed a grade 6 student in Emily’s class, Dylan Meichel, to see what the project was about. “We’ve been learning about slavery and then learned all the about the Underground Railroad and quilt codes. The slaves would use codes in their quilts
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Junior Dragon’s Den - Talia and Nathaniel from WFMS competed in the Junior Dragon’s Den on Friday May 1st.  They achieved third place and $500.00 for their business model and presentation entitled “Three Little Pigs”.  They were the only team from SD8 who qualified to compete at the event. Way to go!
Friday Middle School Lessons - Loads of fun and learning happening at the Friday workshops.
Science Fair 2015 - Wildflower School was at the Science Fair on April 11, 2015. Well done!