West Coast Recess & Lunch at Ridgeview

Published on September 12, 2019

Please Dress for the Weather!
This post is taken and modified from Anita Strang’s Principal’s Blog dating back to March 30,

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Year End Reflection and Thank You

Published on June 28, 2019

Last week we celebrated the accomplishments of our grade 7 leaving class, the Class of 2019 and this week we reflected on the many activities and accomplishments of the entire Ridgeview student body.

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Why Blog?

Published on June 2, 2019

It has been over 10 years since I first started blogging. At the urging of WVS Superintendent Chris Kennedy,

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Taking Action

Published on May 20, 2019

The biggest lesson we can take from Earth Day is that when we work together toward a common cause, the impact can be monumental.

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Benefits of Being in the School Play

Published on May 9, 2019

Parent support of extra curricular activities, in and outside of school, ranging from athletics and involvement in team sports to music,

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Celebrating Diversity

Published on January 28, 2019

As classrooms and schools become more diverse, celebrating students’ cultures by integrating multicultural lessons and celebrations into the curriculum is important.  

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Creating a Thinking School Culture

Published on January 14, 2019

Thinking is arguably the key purpose of schooling.
The ability to generate a wide range of questions and strategize about how to use them effectively is an essential thinking and learning skill.

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How to Explain Remembrance Day to Kids

Published on November 18, 2018

“The greatest glory of a free-born people is to transmit that freedom to their children.” William Havard
Each year,

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Play is the highest form of research

Published on October 29, 2018

Play is how children experience their world and bring meaning to it. It models the social framework that builds relationships for life and kindles imagination.

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Back to School September 2018

Published on August 22, 2018

Principal’s Message
Welcome back to a new school year, 2018 – 2019. I trust families have had a wonderful summer break with many opportunities to explore the great outdoors both locally and globally.

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