5W students all wrote a Grade 5 ‘Celebration’ speech

and congratulations to Joshua Noda-Hines who was voted by his peers to be our 5W class representative at the ‘Grade 5 Celebration’ event on Wednesday 17th June in the Auditorium. Thank you very much to the other students who took the challenge of reading their speech in front of the class. If you would like to read your child’s entry, or any of the 5W students’ entries, please click on one of the links in the comments section below. The criteria we used to vote was:

Speech rubric

Why Free Play Is the Best Summer School

Free play is nature’s means of teaching children that they are not helpless. In play, away from adults, children really do have control and can practice asserting it. In free play, children learn to make their own decisions, solve their own problems, create and abide by rules, and get along with others as equals rather than as obedient or rebellious subordinates.

Source: The Atlantic

Thank you to Mr. Mural for sharing.