Rockridge Grad 2020 – One to Remember

With the school year now complete, our graduates are officially launched. A terrific group of young adults are about to enter a new and exciting phase in their lives.

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Structured Flexibility

The shift to remote learning from regular in-school instruction happened quickly. Fortunately, spring break in British Columbia landed at an opportune time,

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My One Word for 2020 – ‘Notice’

I would be a terrible witness.  I vividly recall a time a few years ago when I had just parked my car in a commercial plaza with my teenage daughter in tow. 

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Top Three

With the dawn of a new calendar year, reflection, contemplation and goal setting seem to be occupying the thoughts of many,

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Climate Change and Youth

Thank you to Rockridge counsellor, Mr. Robert Broughton for his insights into how to encourage and support young people concerned about climate change.  

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World Teachers’ Day

In 1994, October 5th was proclaimed World Teachers’ Day.  On this day we have an opportunity to express our gratitude and say thanks for the tremendous effort teachers make to positively impact students’ experiences at school and in life.

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Designing Memorable Moments

On the evening prior to Opening Day, Carson had butterflies in his stomach, a combination of excitement and nervousness.  Would he enjoy his new school?

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Developing M-shaped People

I hope you all had a wonderful summer and were able to take advantage of the many gifts that summer offers – sunshine,

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The Problem with Telling Kids that they are “Smart”

Thank you to our school counsellor Mr. Broughton for being our guest blogger! His post is a good reminder of the impact well-intentioned praise has on our children.  

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Understanding iGen’ers

iGen, an intriguing book by Dr. Jean Twenge, was my spring break companion. Just as a good movie lingers in your brain,

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