Court is in Session

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This Saturday we had the annual basketball competition between the houses. It was a beautiful day to spend watching ball. There were three main competitions, a 3-on-3 round robin, followed by co-ed full-court games, and finally a three-part skills competition.  3-on-3 Competition The competition started with a 3-on-3 round robin …

This Week in the Classroom

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Grade 12 English students wrote descriptive pieces on places at MPA. They selected the area of their choice and then used their original style and creativity to describe these locations.  The Gurdwara by Sarib Jot Kaur (USA) Quick, run faster, don’t be late. “ONE MINUTE” my step quickens as I …

This Week in the Classroom

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Study Skills Academic Principal, Kirandeep Kaur, presented a study skills session for interested students on Saturday. In this session she covered a range of skills from learning styles to note-taking techniques to how to read questions correctly and answer those questions on the big day.    Structured English Immersion In …

Kabaddi Competition 2017

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The annual kabaddi tournament took place this past weekend. It was a fun event with lots of participation from both the players and the spectators. This year, due to an increased number of intermediate students, there was also an intermediate competition, allowing the younger students to participate fully. The tournament …

This Week in the Classroom

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Sexual Reproduction in Plants Grade 10 Biology students recently studied the process of sexual reproduction in plants by preparing colourful clay models of insect and wind pollinated flowers. They worked in groups and presented their models to the class.      Comparing Cells to Countries Grade 9 science students recently …

Some Halloween Fun

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In a nod to the rich culture of our American students, we celebrated Halloween this weekend. It was an opportunity for the students to use their creativity and get up on stage in front of their peers. There were lots of great costumes, skits and performances, including a hip hop …