Entries by Ms. Keeling

CMA Ski Team places well at NSSRL Championships

Congratulations to the CMA ski team for their performance at the North Shore Schools Race League Championships (NSSRL).  CMA grade 10 students Amanda and Caitlin raced in the Grand Slalom experienced division. Caitlin placed 14th of 46 racers with the best time of 1.00.41, and Amanda placed 17th with a best time of 1.04.23.  Grade […]

E3 – Problem Solving with Gary Fitzpatrick, Q.C

On November 4th CMA took part in a Problem Solving E3 exercise that involved a learning activity with Gary Fitzpatrick, Q.C. Mediator of Fitzpatrick and Co. Gary’s work is in the area of dispute resolution and his career started in the court system as a lawyer and has moved into the realm of mediation. Mr. […]

CMA Open House – Saturday November 19th

Join the CMA team for our Annual Open House event on Saturday November 19th. Guests will enjoy; tours led by CMA students, personal introductions to our unique outdoor education program and INQubator program, and learn how we infuse technology into all of our learning. This is a family-friendly event, please drop-in anytime between 10am to […]

How do we make report cards meaningful?

How Can We Make Reports & Assessments of Student Learning Meaningful to both Parent and Student Stakeholders? On October 26th, CMA will be distributing a digital Interim Report to all of our parents via email. This report is one way to communicate with parents about their student’s learning in the classroom. Each report is a […]

Love the Skin You’re In by Brie Mathers

This week we had body-image activist Brie Mathers visit our parent and student community. Brie is an activist whose work is focused on liberating youth from the messages driven by media about what qualities make someone attractive and lovable.  She helps to deconstruct ideas influenced by the media’s focus on sexualized external beauty and highlights […]

Games as a learning tool

Students in Science 7 class have been studying geological time this past week. They were challenged to create board games that highlight key events in the evolution of life, and other important moments in geological time. Students came up with some creative, fun, and very informative games that we enjoyed playing in class.  

“Love the Skin You’re In’ with Brie Mathers Oct 19th at 7pm

Join body image activist Brie Mathers for a dynamic multimedia presentation called ‘Love The Skin You’re In’. Through exposing the pitfalls of media influences, we invite those supporting the healthy development of young people to explore a powerful evening of education. It is guaranteed to be impactful, helping to reinforce or change the mindset of […]

Problem Solving Fridays

A new initiative this year at CMA is Problem Solving Fridays. The purpose of this block is to come together and collaborate as multi-grade learning teams around problem solving activities.  Students are learning to work in diverse groups while employing various problem solving skills.  Over past couple weeks we have been working together to solve […]