«Elementary» column

The History of Halloween

September 29th, 2013; By Carol Hunt

It’s the time of year when you can walk down your street and see not only the glorious colours of fall, squirrels gathering nuts for winter, and colourful leaves floating […]

How Do I Know What to Be?

September 24th, 2013; By Sheena Osman

This is a question that you might ask yourself as a student. How do you know what to be? To figure that out, you need to think about what you […]

I Want to Be A Robot!

September 3rd, 2013; By Laurel Walsh

Miss Inglis’ kindergarten class at Parliament Oak elementary school had to answer a special question this week. The question: what do you want to be when you grow up? The study of […]

Why Do I Have to Take Social Studies?

September 1st, 2013; By Carly Wignes

Why do cars in Canada drive on the right side of the road while cars in England drive on the left? Why does Canada have a Prime Minister while the […]

Bullying Is Everyone’s Problem

August 31st, 2013; By Fiona Bramzell

There is no doubt that bullying is a problem which has been around for a long time – within all forms of human interaction, there have always been those that […]

Anti-Bullying Viral Video!

August 26th, 2013; By Jasmin Bollman

We recently came across this video by poet Shane Koyczan and just had to share. It has gone viral in the past few weeks due to its powerful anti-bullying message. […]