Knights’ News

  • Knights’ News – April 17 April 17, 2017 - Families of James Hill, I hope you have had a wonderful Easter weekend with even some chances to take in a little bit of sunshine!  I am excited to share our new Mission with you. This guides the direction of our professional learning and all that we do at James Hill! At James Hill, we... Read more »
  • Knights’ News – March 10 March 11, 2017 - Families of James Hill, As we head into Spring Break, we can take this opportunity to reflect on the past few weeks. It certainly has been quite the winter for all of us in the James Hill community.  For the month of February, our school focus was “kindness” with so many examples of bucket-fillers and... Read more »
  • Knights’ News – January 22, 2017 January 22, 2017 - Families of James Hill, We are off to a great start to 2017 with our continued focus on thinking and creating a caring community of learners. Our virtue this month has been RESPECT so we have spent time talking about respecting ourselves, respecting others, and respecting the place. One area that seems to continue to... Read more »
  • Knights’ News – December 16 December 18, 2016 - Families of James Hill, The students have been dismissed, the holidays have started, and here is the final newsletter of 2016! There have been so many memorable moments in the past few weeks at James Hill so I wanted to make sure just a few of these were shared to give you a small window... Read more »
  • Knights’ News – November 25 November 27, 2016 - Families of James Hill, As I walk through our school, I continue to see many examples of how teachers are making thinking visible for students. Whether it is through the use of morning routines or centres for creative thinking or design challenges that encourage creative solutions and designs… or the use of thinking routines in... Read more »
  • Knights’ News – November 4 November 6, 2016 - Families of James Hill, As it has been a few weeks since the last Knights’ News so I have so much to share! (this edition is a little lengthy). Thank you for coming to our parent-teacher evening and for your continued support of our community!  Here are some “good things to talk about” at our... Read more »
  • Knights’ News – September 30 October 2, 2016 - Families of James Hill, Thank you for a great first month of school! New students and staff are hopefully feeling like they are now part of our community and have made important connections at the school and in the neighbourhood.  Our school goal focuses on making thinking more visible and, as I walk around the... Read more »
  • Knights’ News – June 30 July 4, 2016 - Another year is in the books! Through the year our staff has worked hard to collaborate and create a positive school culture that benefits student learning. When we work so closely together, it is hard to see people leave at the end of the year but I know this is part of the process. I... Read more »
  • Knights’ News – June 12, 2016 June 12, 2016 - Families of James Hill, As we move into the final 3 weeks of our school year, it is important that we take a moment to look back on the incredible growth that has occurred with our students. Not only have we seen students learn to read and improve upon their literacy and numeracy skills, we... Read more »
  • Knights’ News – May 13, 2016 May 13, 2016 - Families of James Hill, We are moving into the final six weeks of the 2015-16 year which means there is no shortage of events and wonderful learning opportunities that are planned. From track meets through sports day and field trips through nature walks, our kids always get a chance to get outside for some learning... Read more »