Monthly Archives: March 2018

Animal Farm

Today, Upper Elementary went to see Soulpepper’s production of Animal Farm. This provided a nice opportunity to fulfil what we call “going outs”. The purpose of going outs is to connect the curriculum to the larger world outside the classroom. … Continue reading

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Open House

On Thursday, April 12th Orchard will be hosting an open house from 6-7pm for interested parents for all our programs (casa, lower and upper elementary). The address is 375 Dovercourt. The entrance is at the back of the school and … Continue reading

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The Building is Saved

Mike Layton announced this morning that the TDSB ratified a recommendation to declare our building a core holding. Some of the children attended the press conference outside. When this all began three years ago, one of those children used to … Continue reading

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Science Fair Got a Great Reaction!

We had nineteen participants in this year’s science fair and they covered an array of subject matter from catalysts to the Bernoulli principal. The younger students were asked to do a demonstration with the purpose of teaching them the aspects … Continue reading

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West End Phoenix Visits Orchard

Dave Bidini and co-op student Riley from The West End Phoenix visited us today. We spent some time reviewing stories from past issues, including one about a cold cut caper in Beresford Park and another on front yard botany┬áin Little … Continue reading

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