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.…

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…

“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…

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…

Inquiry Based Learning, Core Competencies, and the revised BC curriculum at CMA.

Since August 22, CMA Faculty have been rigorously preparing for the school year and this first week at camp. Most of our days were filled with meetings and planning sessions; but on September 1st we took a break from our planning to do some…

A Week to Build Community at CMA

As in years past, we started the academic year at Camp Summit. CMA students and faculty eat, live, and play together for 4 days straight. Our adventures at camp build trust, respect, and most of all a sense of community and friendship.…

Website Renewal Completed

With our third year of operation a huge success, I was determined to spend some of my available time this Summer to finally update CMA’s website. While our previous online presence was sufficient, it was much more oriented toward’s its…

Mr. Slinger’s Kenya Adventure with Me to We

My wife Leanne and I had the opportunity to travel to the Maasai Mara in Kenya on an educator’s scouting trip with Free The Children and a group of 20 educators from all over North America. What an amazing trip it was on so many levels. I…