A Look Inside: Learning in Action

 Important Return to School Information for Families

August 28, 2020

Good afternoon James Hill Families, I hope you are all well, and as we prepare for return to school there is some important information, we need to share with you. This message contains communication of a number of important documents about our James Hill Elementary Return to School Plan. In...

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 Looking Back on a Year of Learning: 2018-19

July 2, 2019

Dear James Hill Families, As we reflect back on this year of learning with our students, we are proud of the hard work students and staff have put in to ensure student success. The year started out with the first staff meeting in September, where all staff gathered to discuss,...

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 Action Plan for Learning: Literacy

November 29, 2018

James Hill Staff have been working hard in the past few months to identify the area of focus for our school's Action Plan for Learning. The Action Plan is aimed to guide and enhance instructional practice around a goal that staff has identified as an area of focus for enhancing...

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 Teachers as Learners: Collaboration Afternoons and Pro-D Days

November 3, 2018

“When teachers have time to share ideas with each other, the result is better teaching and more learning.” ~ Marie Anderson; The Advantages of Collaboration in Education In recent weeks, parents may have noticed that there have been some early dismissals and days in which  students are not in session...

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 The Learning Has Begun!

September 23, 2018

We are only a few weeks into the school year and there are plenty of rich, collaborative learning experiences happening within our classrooms! It is exciting to hear the rumblings of inquiry, curiosity, collaboration and learning connections as I visit the classes each day! In Ms. Clayton's grade three class,...

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 Welcome Back to School!

August 29, 2018

Welcome Back to School, James Hill Families! We hope that you all have had a safe and enjoyable summer! Our staff is excited for the return of students and families. Everyone has been busy working hard to ensure that the school looks wonderful and is ready for students to return...

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 2018 Year-End Information Letter

June 29, 2018

Families of James Hill, It has been an amazing final week of another incredible year at our school filled with Grade 5 Farewell, Talent Show, and an assembly to honour PAC and leaving staff. (I will send a more personal thank you in the coming days). The gratitude this community shows...

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 The Week Ahead – June 25-28

June 24, 2018

The Week Ahead Our highly successful summer book shopping program occurs on Monday and Tuesday. Students will get to go through our library with their class and choose up to 25 books to take home for the summer! Thank you to Mrs Peck and Lindsay Gallichen for all their work...

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 The Week Ahead – May 28 – June 1

May 26, 2018

Families of James Hill, Good Things to Talk About will be out later this week as I have a commitment all day tomorrow and in the evening. Here are some updates and info for the Week Ahead! Our PAC elections for 2018 are on Monday at 6:45 in the library....

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 The Week Ahead – April 30 – May 4

April 29, 2018

Families of James Hill, Here are some updates and reminders for the week ahead: On Tuesday, our grade 5 students travel to HD Stafford to visit and get to know their next school. Friday is a professional development day for Langley students so schools are not in session. KM Club...

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