Back to walking

As the pandemic has forced us to embrace at-home education, many look forward to the simple joys of walking to school again By Chris Benjamin When school returns one of my family’s favourite things will be resuming our daily walks. I can already hear the lilting “Welcome Baack” from the Welcome Back, Kotter theme song, […]

March break memories

In which spring moved from being something to endure to something to be enjoyed By Ken Partridge I have a love-hate relationship with March break. When I was a youngling, I welcomed the break from the school routine. But it always meant the inevitable return to class and the stories from classmates about their break. […]

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Combined classes: how and why they work

By Elwin LeRoux   What does it mean when your child is in a combined class? A combined class is when students in more than one grade level are being taught by the same teacher, in the same classroom, usually in elementary school. However, this year combined classes may be used in junior and senior […]

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Back to school can mean back to anxiety

By Ken Partridge When I see children getting ready to head back to school, I don’t think about how easy they have it; quite the contrary. I had it way easier when I was young. The biggest worry I had when September rolled around was whether my mom would buy me something hideous and expect […]

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