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Posted On Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Virtual Reality StorytellingWhat do a pit-house, a basketball game featuring LeBron James, a restaurant in Pakistan, and the wilds of the Amazon forest have in common?  These are only a few of the topics chosen by Grade 4 students at Bert Edwards School of Technology for a virtual reality tour-building project this month. 
For example, student Ella Payne is working on a story about Tuatara reptiles.  
 “They are the closest relative to dinosaurs,” said Ella. “All...

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Posted On Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Dallas Elementary students, grades 6 and 7District technology coordinator  Elizabeth De Vries  says a successful webinar series at Dallas Elementary school this month will benefit students and teachers across the district. 
“I was curious to see if this webinar format would be a good fit for our students and teachers,” she said. “The federal government wants all kids to learn to code, so they are providing resources through agencies like  Kids Code Jeunesse . We wanted to know...

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Posted On Friday, January 17, 2020

Jan. 13, 2020From the regular meeting of the Board of Education. Find out about the conclusion of the Parkcrest Fire Investigation and support for a foundry. Read Board Notes here .

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Posted On Tuesday, January 14, 2020

NM_UplugandplayThe Unplug and Play Family Literacy Week Committee is inviting schools to participate in Interior Savings Unplug and Play Family Literacy Week which takes place Jan. 25 to Feb. 1 2020. Check below for attachments providing events-related information. 
Families are also invited to Family Literacy Day at the Henry Grube Education Centre on Saturday, Jan. 25, from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM.  Activities will include storytelling, interactive stations, face painting...

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Posted On Tuesday, January 07, 2020

Parkcrest TributeFor many of us 2019 will be remembered for the fire that destroyed the Parkcrest Elementary school in early September. We will also remember the many milestones and achievements of students and staff during this remarkable year. Looking back over the nearly 200 stories posted on our website, we know these capture only a small sampling of the amazing things happening in our district every day.  
This year-in-review offers a compilation of the most compelling story of...

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