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2017

Spring Fling 2017

On the evening of May 17th, Onoway Elementary School was filled with the beautiful sounds of The Lords of the Ring - our own OES Handbell Choir followed by a presentation of "The Fried Kobasa" by the Grade 6 and 7 drama students.  Laughter filled the…

Volunteer Appreciation Tea!

Onoway Elementary School THANKS YOU!! Volunteer Appreciation Tea Wednesday, June 7, 2017 OES Learning Commons 11:00am - 12:00pm   It’s “Iced” Tea time!!   Please come out and let us show our THANKS for all your help in our school!!   Please…

It's Education Week!

Learning is a Journey This is the provincial theme for the week-long celebration of Education Week, May 1 - 5th. It is a time to reflect, and to celebrate. Every day we endeavour to support each child in their educational journey. Remember our motto?…

Autism Information Session coming your way!

Join guest speaker Dr. Lonnie Zwaigenbaum's presentation on Health Issues Associated with Autism, including information on behaviour strategies and community supports. Afternoon and Evening Sessions are available at the Midtown Mall, Monday, May 8th…

Grade 1 Tooth Talks!

Our Grade 1 classes took in dental presentations today. Tennille Needham, Dental Hygienist from Tooth Talks Inc. spent the afternoon onsite.  Speaking to the crew about all aspects of oral health in a grade appropriate fashion, complete with hands…

Grade 5 Hands On Learning of Colonization

Our Grade 5 Social Studies program takes in stories and ways of life of Canada’s peoples.  Students learn how various events have contributed to Canadians’ identity.  The residential school experience and acknowledgement is a poignant example…

It Began With a Pledge

Both Grade 7 classes registered in the Energize Oil Country challenge program. It began with a pledge, each student agreed to be active for at least 60 minutes a day, signing their own personal pledge and the class poster. This was the beginning of a…

The Shopping Event of the Year...

The Scholastic Book Fair has arrived!    Sales during evening Student Parent Teacher Interviews; Tuesday, March 28 4:30-7:30 pm & Wednesday, March 29 , 4:30-7:30 pm This will be the only time to shop the Book Fair.  There will be a great variety…

Family Groove & Move Dance

  Get out your dancing shoes and start practicing your moves, the OES Parent Council is excited to announce that the Family Groove and Move Dance will be held on Friday, April 7th in the gym at the Onoway Elementary School! Entrance to the dance is…

Book Your Student-Parent-Teacher Interviews Online Today!

Student/Parent/Teacher Interviews will be held on March 28th and 29th from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Onoway Elementary School. We invite you to book your interview with your Homeroom teacher today by visiting the user friendly service at www.schoolinterviews.ca. …

OES junior ATB is back in business!!!

Hello OES Parents! OES junior ATB is a bank where your child can open their own account. There is a form to take home and fill out, and return it, and then deposit money. You have to go to Mrs. Wiebe’s classroom during bank hours on noon recess on…

Onoway Elementary School Kindergarten Registration 2017-2018

Onoway Elementary School is accepting registration for the 2017-2018 Kindergarten Program Program offerings: • caring environment that promotes individual growth and responsibility• strong early literacy and numeracy programs• excellent technology…

Motivating Your Child

Motivation is a key element of success in all areas of life. Unfortunately, children may not be willing to do less preferred activities such as chores, activities, and/or homework. An unmotivated child may: have a negative attitude toward the task(s).…

Free Throw Competition

The Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship is taking place this Sunday at Onoway Jr./Sr. High School at 1:00 p.m. It is free to participate in this event, all children ages 10 to 14 as of January 1, 2017 are welcome to participate. Age categories…

Agriculture Day 2017

Canada's Agriculture Day was February 16th, 2017 Canada's Agriculture Day is a time to showcase all of the amazing things happening in the agriculture industry and create a closer connection with consumers about where their food comes from and the people…

Grade 7 Animal Parks on Parade

Grade 7’s extended an invitation to their families and classes throughout the school to visit their Animal Parks project today. They eagerly set up in the gym this afternoon after the lunch break for their Celebration of Learning from 1:45 – 2:30…

Rainbows: Helping Your Child Through Life’s Trials

Onoway Elementary School offers the Rainbows’ Program 2 times per year to assist students who have experienced a significant difficulty in their lives. This can include: death, divorce/separation, family violence, family breakdown, serious illness…

Cultural Connections

Mrs. Moser’s Grade 3 class invited artist and mom Kizzy Cermak into the classroom! Ms. Cermak spoke to the group about her Cree traditions, showing her sweet-grass braid. She detailed the structure of a teepee and the materials used, with an emphasis…

Winter Carnival

Preparations are well underway for our Winter Carnival, Monday January 30th.  Canadian Maple Shack will be facilitating the event, hosted by OES School Council and backed by many parent volunteers.  Students throughout the school have penciled this…

NGPS Board considers reducing number of trustees in 2017 election

Northern Gateway Public Schools' Board of Trustees is currently seeking public input regarding a potential reduction to the number of trustees who serve and a realignment of electoral areas in the 2017 election. Have your say! http://signup.thotex.com/ngrd/vYY!…

2016

Cattle Call

The herd has arrived! No stock trailer, heelers, hay or heard manager necessary. It is our latest exhibit from The Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program (TREX). Cattle Call, is a collection from sixteen Albertan Artists of varying…

Turkey Dinner 2016

Onoway Elementary is pleased to offer a free turkey dinner with all the trimmings to our students on Wednesday, December 21, 2016. This special event would not be possible without the generous donations of local businesses in the Onoway and District…

Christmas Concerts Are Here!

OES is going to the North Pole!! A full dress rehearsal will take place on December 6th at 10:30 a.m. for students to view the concert being performed by their peers. Parents/guardians who may not be able to join us for the concert nights are welcome…

Lego Robotics Team Give Thanks

 GEARS: Greater Edmonton Animal Rescue Society Their mission is to rescue… Their dream is that one day they won’t have to… The Onoway Lego Robotics Team - X-Bots have been working on their challenge for the NAIT competition in January. The students…

A small change to our November Assembly!

"Things are going to look and feel a little bit different because the OES Grade 7 Leadership Groups have been working all month to prepare for the assembly. Some of the Grade 7 students will be performing roles in the assembly today but all of the Grade…

Stuff-a-Truck For Our Local Food Bank

OES is Helping to Stuff-A-Truck for the Local Food Bank Ste. Anne Natural Gas Co-op Ltd. (SANG) is attempting to STUFF-A-TRUCK for our local food bank. They have challenged the surrounding Elementary Schools to collect non-perishable items until December…

Creating Resilient Communities!

Mrs. Belseth,  Miss Welsh, and 3 members of our Grade 7 Health Champions team; Caleb, Hannah and Jade were chosen to attend a Building Resiliency Workshop today at Redwater School.  Yes, that's right, in Redwater, Alberta.  The crew trekked out to…

Support Needed for Turkey Dinner Success

Dear Friends, Christmas is fast approaching and we are once again asking local businesses in Onoway to consider supporting the School Council with a donation to provide a special Christmas lunch for the 462 students of OES.  Through your support, we…

Check out our new Welcome Plaque!

It is currently on proud display on the hall table just outside the School Office.  This beauty was presented to OES by the Onoway Beautification Committee.  Established by Onoway Town Council, the committee has been in existence since 2011.  This…

Another Successful Fair

We’ve wrapped up another successful fall Scholastic Book Fair!  This event would not be possible without our Grade 7 Book Fair Volunteers.  They helped with set-up, greeted families, assisted fellow students with purchases, worked the cashbox, and…

Future Ready

A new Alberta Government initiative has come our way. Future Ready is focused on preparing Albertans for success in a changing economy. This initiative includes an online survey, giving parents and other Albertans their say in a review of the K-12…

Career and Technology Foundations Week 1

 

It’s Growing…

A Thursday morning in late September a young fellow marches down the hallway, an enormous sunflower plant in tow.  His goal, to display it in the Learning Commons, of course!   This is just the beginning. We are now doing collective displays in the…

Our Annual September Run

It’s our 26 anniversary participating in the Terry Fox School Run. Students across the grade levels have been studying up, on Terry and his legacy.  His goal – to raise money to end cancer.  Today it’s one of the largest fundraisers in this great…

Orange Shirt Day

  Today Alberta Education is participating in the Orange Shirt campaign, and we are too!   Today our Grade 7's joined thousands of students across the nation in the Orange Shirt Campaign.  This initiative began in 2013 when Phyllis Webstad from British…

Leadership Students take the Mic!

Members of our Grade 7 Leadership Team delivered our morning announcements today.  Clear, concise speech and confidence in the task came through our P.A. system.  A job well done! You'll find our Grade 7's about the school partaking in many activities…

Raising our Awareness! Blanket Exercise comes to OES!

Our Grade 7 classes had an amazing learning activity offered today!  Anne Martens - NGPS Learning Services Coordinator, Stacey Wright - Team for Success Coach from Percy Baxter Middle School and Tracey Noyes – Aboriginal Liaison Worker from Onoway…

Plans Tonight?

Welcome Back and Meet the Teacher BBQ 5- 6:30 pm on the tarmac.   Be sure to stop by the produce table and do some shopping.  All proceeds go to the East Lac Ste. Anne Food Bank. This project proudly created by our Gr.1 & 2 classes.

Developing engaged learners and ethical citizens with entrepreneurial spirit

OES is forward thinking in its philosophy of learning, purposeful in selecting the right staff and creatively uses a variety of environments to ensure learning is engaging and real. We are willing and determined to serve every single one of our learners.…

New Principal begins at Onoway Elementary this September!

Northern Gateway Public Schools is pleased to welcome Ms. Jody Beck to the division! Ms. Beck joins the NGPS team this September as the new Principal of Onoway Elementary School, following Ms. Shabada’s retirement at the end of the 2016 school year.…

Acting Assistant Principal - Stephanie Damery

NGPS is happy to announce that Mrs. Stephanie Damery has accepted the position of Acting Assistant Principal at Onoway Elementary School. Mrs. Damery began her teaching career with NGPS at Rich Valley School in 2006. Since then, her passion for student…

School Cash On Line

Northern Gateway Public Schools is pleased to announce the launch of School Cash Online! With School Cash Online, parents have the convenient and secure option of paying for school items online, 24/7. To access online payments, please enroll at https://ngps.schoolcashonline.com/;…

Celebrations of Learning

Your children are excited to demonstrate their learning and share video highlights of the 2015-16 School Year. These special  events will take place the week of May 3 - 6. Click here to see the invitation for dates and times of the various celebrations.…

Education Week is May 2 – 6, 2016!

We believe education is a journey and that communities play a key role in supporting students and schools. This year, NGPS took a road trip up the highway, from Onoway to Valleyview, to talk tocommunity partners about what Learning for Life. Together.…

Mini Handball Jamboree

More than 40 grade 3, 4, 5 & 6 students from Onoway Elementary School attended the annual Mini Handball Jamboree in Mayerthorpe on Saturday, April 9th. The students were divided onto teams with players from Sangudo, Mayerthorpe, Whitecourt and Onoway.…

2016-17 Kindergarten Parent Meeting

Thursday, April 21, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.OES Library Learning Commons If you have a child who will be in Kindergarten starting September 2016, this meeting is for you! meet the teachers learn about the Kindergarten program find out which class your child…

Parent Volunteer Tea

WHEN:     Friday, April 15th   WHERE:    Library Learning Commons   TIME:        2-3 PM   WHAT:     Strawberry TeaNo RSVP necessary   Babysitting is not provided

Expanding Experiences

In September 2014 Alberta Education mandated that all school libraries become Learning Commons. At that time our Learning Commons culture and environment were already well established, way ahead of the ruling. Now, in continuation of change, we are addressing…

Food Bank Frenzy Success

The Grade 7 Leadership Team at OES worked hard in the month of February to promote the Lac St. Anne East Food Bank. This group of students began the journey by meeting with Food Bank Board members Carolyne Saumer and Pastor Rick Foster and found out…

Draft Administrative Procedures

The Division is asking for feedback on two draft administrative procedures that have been posted on the Northern Gateway Public Schools website –www.ngps.ca.  If you have any concerns or comments please send them in writing via email to learn@ngps.ca.…

Rude, Mean or Bullying Behaviours

If someone pushes ahead of a child in line, or makes a cruel comment about their appearance, it may be interpreted as bullying; however, there are important differences between rude, mean, and bullying behavior that need to be recognized in order to…

Think with Things

The Grade 2 Compassion Project has found a home, more-so a wall.  I’ve amassed the links, almost covering a large bulletin board. As I layered the chain, stapler in hand, I caught myself reading a few links as I went along. And even now as I pass…

Digital Citizenship

What is Digital Citizenship? How do we safely navigate the internet and guide our students/children in this digital world? Northern Gateway has an Administrative Policy 140 that addresses the school's and student's responsibility in regards to technology…

2015

East End Grade Configuration - Seeking Parent Input

Northern Gateway Public School Division is interested in receiving your thoughts in relation to the proposed grade configuration that will affect our schools on the east end of the Division. Please click on this link to provide input into the decision…

Local Businesses Provide Turkey Dinner

Through the generous donations of local businesses, all OES students and staff will enjoy a turkey dinner on December 18. The School Council Monthly Meal committee has worked hard to connect with local businesses who were interested in providing funds…

Under Wraps

  I’m always on the look-out for ways to grab student attention in the Learning Commons. The periodic travelling art exhibitions, classroom projects showcased each month, and book displays are great ways to add visual interest to this space. This…

East End Grade Configuration

Recently, the east end communities of Onoway, Rich Valley, Darwell and Alberta Beach met to discuss a common Grade 8 entry year for students transitioning to Onoway Junior/Senior High School from east end schools. What's going on? Read more here: http://onowayelementary.ca/download/39574…

How Our Actions Might Affect Others...Operation Christmas Child

Our Grade 3 classes spearheaded the Operation Christmas Child Shoebox campaign again this year. Aligned to their Social Studies Global Citizenship learning, this group found a variety of means to promote a great charity. Posters went up all over the…

Beyond Books...

A fantastic component of my responsibilities at Onoway Elementary School is working on our website. I get the privilege of capturing moments in photographs and words, then sharing them out into the virtual world. The goal is to keep the website fresh…

The Chain of Compassion

Our Grade 2 students have begun a Chain of Compassion! They showcased it during our October Assembly. Now, they are asking for help from our school community. If you catch others showing compassion here’s what to do: 1 - Get a link, available at the…

Visiting Author Karen Spafford-Fitz

Karen Spafford-Fitz joins us at the Onoway Public Library, Friday October 23rd. A former teacher with two published novels and a wealth of love for reading and writing, Karen will do four different sessions tailor-made for our students.  This presentation…

Have you got your flu shot?

Flu Clinic Onoway Heritage Centre Wed, Oct 28     2:30 - 6:30 pm Mon, Nov 2       2:30 - 6:30 pm

Scholastic Book Fair Arriving Soon

It's a Monster of a good time! Sales during evening Student Parent Teacher Interviews: Wednesday, October 21st  4:30 - 7:30 pm and Thursday, October 22nd  4:30 - 7:30 pm.  This will be the only time to shop the Book Fair. You’ll find hundreds of…

Bringing the Art Gallery Experience to our Students

The Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program has arrived! Echo Chamber is an exploration of illusion, realism, memory and experience by three Albertan Artists. Stop by in the next few weeks to view this amazing exhibit on display…

When Buses Don't Run

Inclement weather and/or hazardous road conditions may necessitate suspension of school bus service. School buses shall operate on all school instructional days to convey pupils to and from schools except where inclement weather and/or hazardous road…

Swimming is Here

Swimming will begin the week of Oct 5 for students in Gr 1 - 5. Look at the Calendar to see which dates your child is swimming at the Fountain Park Pool in St. Albert. Times listed are departing and returning times to the school. On occasion, teachers…

October Community Connector

The October Community Connector will be posted on Monday, October 5.

A DREAM as BIG as our country!

  A very successful Terry Fox Run was held last week. Students, teachers and parents enjoyed a one hour walk/run while the dark clouds loomed above. The weather held out and a fine finish was had by all. Pledge money is due on October 8th. The class…

September 30th Assembly

Join us at the first assembly of the 2015 - 16 school year  on Wednesday, Sept 30. Students will be recognized for showing Ethical Citizenship, being Engaged Thinkers or having Entrepreneurial Spirit. The first draw of the year for Safe and Caring prizes…

Student Learning Assessments - Gr 3

Gr 3 parents are invited to read this letter from Ms. Shabada regarding the upcoming assessments in Gr 3.

Bully-Proofing Your Child - DARE to CARE

All parents want their children to be happy and successful. Finding out that your child is having problems because of bullying, either at school or on-online (cyber-bullying), can be an upsetting and stressful experience. Bullying behavior is not always…

School Fees 2015.16

Click here to view the School Fees for the 2015.16 School Year. School Fees are due Sept 30. Please contact Ms. Shabada, Principal, if you require a payment plan.

Bell Schedule

The 2015-16 Bell Schedule is available here to view. To see the OES Year at a Glance, click here. More detailed monthly calendars are available under the Calendar tab on the top menu bar of the website. 

School Supplies

Links to School Supply lists are provided below. Online ordering is available through www.write-on.ca over the summer. Supplies and name labels will be delivered to your child's classroom on the first day of school. If you prefer to purchase your own…

Grade Ones Grow Food for Food Bank

On May 20th Grade One students from Onoway Elementary were engaged in planting at a local farm, Homestead Hearth. Garden space was generously donated by the Pipkin family so that students could grow vegetables for the Lac Ste. Anne East Food Bank. In…

A Pop Tab Project

Allyson (6B) took on the challenge of collecting pop tabs to support the Tabs for Tots program created by the Alberta Elks Foundation.  Once committed she approached staff in hopes to collect as a school-wide endeavour.  As it became a full fledged…

May Newsletter

Click here to read our upcoming May news. To view the May and June calendars use the calendar tab at the top of our home page. 

Check Out the Nook!

The journey has reached completion! It started with the vision of the OES admin team & Mrs. Lesko, followed by the prep of the NGPS maintenance department in combination with the handiwork of Jarrod Brent and Woodhaven Cabinets which led to the blank…

NGPS School Board Trustees on tour!

Trustees spent the morning in our Learning Commons taking in presentations on Expressive Writing Explorations (3C) and Project Based Learning (5T). Great showcases of collaborative learning!

Dreambox At Home

Gr 1 - 6 students now have the opportunity to continue their rich learning in mathematics using the DreamBox program at home. Through licensing paid by the school, students can now access their DreamBox accounts at home. DreamBox is a sophisticated online…

Our Final Art Journal Submission - Anonymous

Teddy Anderson is nice. Champions. I love the Drumming and Hoop Dancing. Great. Cool.

Andrew's Art Journal

Lucas Coffey. He taught me that everyone has a voice and you share. Teddy Anderson. He taught me that we all are connected as one. Everyone is special. Diversity of voices. Working together to express yourself. Be the best of the best.

Tianna's Art Journal

Artist in Residence. Teddy Anderson - Teddy is a Hoop Dancer. He is a respectful person and he makes sure everyone is respectful too. He makes sure everyone gets a turn. He always says we are all together, and a Giant 'human' Family! Why am I Here -…

Myles's Art Journal

Why am I Here? My life is hard but some people can get through it. I am here to be myself and to trust my heart...and every person is different, but in one way we are a family.  I like my little brother but he can make me lose it! My life is different…

Ashley's B.'s Art Journal

Feel The Beat In Your Body. Be On Time. Drum. Work Together. Be Very Unique. NEVER GIVE UP!

Leyton's Art Journal

Work. Respect. Try. Family. Try. Interdependent. Care. Try. Tolerance. Work. Try. Best. -Lucas Coffey - Teddy Anderson

Shaquana's Art Journal

If you work together lots gets done. Always be self controlled. We are all equal. Treat others respectfully. Always remember to always be respectful. It's ok to make mistakes. Just be ready to correct them. Always respect others. Think how your actions…

Sarah's Art Journal

A Gift. Gifts, life's a gift and so is all this learning. All this artists in residence. The people made me think, when I walked out the door was this - Leave space for others. We, all people are a team. Together we can achieve anything and everything.

Isebella's Art Journal

We are all equal. Everybody belongs. Be fair with others. No one's perfect. Learn from your mistakes. BE KIND!! Be yourself no matter what. Try your best. Practice kindness, tolerance and empathy. Don't be afraid to try something new. Be proud of who…

Erica's Art Journal

Some of the important rules were respect elders and respect everyone. Be a leader and a role model. Leave space for others. Work as a team. Think about the needs of the group, not yourself. We also need to remember that there are a diversity of voices.…

Shaelyn's Art Journal

Life is too short to be someone else. We are all equal because we are all part of the human family. By working as a family, you can accomplish many things. Be proud of who you are and seek love and peace within you. No one is perfect. Everyone makes…

Unknown Art Journal

Work together. Believe in yourself. Everyone is equal. Feel good. Never give up. Be yourself. Try. Be the best you can be.

March Newsletter

Click here to read the March Newsletter.

Teagan's Art Journal

Work with obstacles that face you. Work with each other. Never give up and always try again. Always respect others no matter what happens. No matter how hard it may be, never let it get to you. Treat everyone the same no matter how they look.

Jazmyn's Art Journal

Artist - In - Residence  Lucas was inspiring. He said "Make space for others." and "Respect the drum." I guess that means respect others. Lucas also told us not to just listen with your ears, listen with your body too. Like in a class, we all have different…

Anonymous Art Journal

Keep trying don't give up! Feel the beat...Leave Space. Diversity of Voices! Move your body. SHAKERS. BLOCK. ADD YOUR OWN BELL! 

Ashley's Art Journal

Be a World Changer. If you try your best, and everybody works together, you can accomplish great things. Work as a team. Diversity of Voices. Take Risks. Everybody Belongs. Inspired from: Teddy Anderson, Lucas Coffey, book "Why am I Here?"

Caitlyn's Art Journal

EVERYONE HAS A VOICE. DO GOOD FEEL GOOD. NEVER GIVE UP. Work together to find your voice, because everyone has one. TRY. BE UNIQUE. DIVERSITY OF VOICES. 

Julia's Art Journal

Love, Live, Play Soccer!! Diversity of Voices. Creativity and TEAMWORK. LISTEN WITH your BODY. VOLLEYBALL.

Kaylie's Art Journal

We are all one family, but we are all unique. When you are in a group, think about what the group needs. When you do good, you feel good, also when you do bad, you feel bad. We need to learn and respect elders! Try, try, try again.

Hunter's Art Journal

Feel the beat with your body. Rely on each other. Be willing to take risks. Be together not against. Make pace for others, diversity of voices and feel the beat in your body. Respect the drum, don't move your chair, leave the instrument under your seat.…

Virginia's Art Journal

Try. Be yourself. Everyone has a voice. Try. Do good, feel good. Self control. Be the best you can be. Try. Everyone is equal. Try. Feel the beat with your body. Work together.

Alexander's Art Journal

Work together to achieve a better goal for all who are willing to participate and work for.

Dallas's Art Journal

Work like the whole world is your family. Don't hate people because of their culture. Be proud of who you are. Never give up. Believe in yourself.   Teddy Anderson was amazing at hoop dancing. My experience with him was cool. I liked it a lot. Everyone…

Tyler's Art Journal

We are all equal. By working together we can accomplish many things. Life is too short not to be yourself. Learn from your mistakes.    Everybody belongs. We are all part of the human family. Think about what the group needs, instead of just what you…

Alyssa's Art Journal

I never dream about Success, I work for it. When you try, you learn. Never give up. Always get up and try again. Working together as a team will help you achieve a goal. Be creative. Teamwork. Respect. Self-Control.

Mack's Art Journal

Terry Anderson showed us how to respect others and Lucas Coffey showed when to leave spaces.

Kaylee's Art Journal

Believe in yourself. Learn from your mistakes. Help others. Don't be afraid to try new things. Life is too short, not to learn new things. Treat others how you want to be treated. Be the best you can be...Life is too short, not to be yourself. Be proud…

Carter's Art Journal

Always try new things. Take a risk sometimes. But always be safe to others and yourself. Be kind to others.

Shania's Art Journal

Working together. Feel the Beat with your body. NEVER GIVE UP. Everyone is Equal. Be confident. BE YOURSELF.

Leif's Art Journal

What Lucas Coffey taught me is live life to the fullest. Respect your peers and always greet someone with a smile on your face. You can make beautiful music with a diversity of voices. DRUMMIN.

Darrien's Art Journal

Be Kind. Live, Laugh, Love. Do the good things in life that make you HAPPY. Drums. Peace. I learnt from Teddy and Lucas to always leave space for others and to listen, to learn so you can do it properly. Thank you Teddy and Lucas. Be the Best version…

Logan's Art Journal

Respect  Share  Lead

Jade's Art Journal (6W)

I learned that everyone needs to be respected! No matter what! Be kind. I learned no matter how different we are, we are the same in some way. They taught us how important respect is . They showed us art and respect.

Caylie's Art Journal

SAY WHAT? Respect each other. Eat and drink healthy. It's good to try new things. Be willing to apologize. Pay attention to the choices you make. Depend on each other. We are all equal. Be the best version of yourself. Listen to what people have to say.…

Gracyn's Art Journal

It is always ok to try something new. Don't try to be someone else. Be the best version of yourself. Eat healthy and drink healthy to become healthy. Remind people when they're making bad choices, so they done hurt anyone.

Kamryn's Art Journal

Be the Best Version of Yourself!  Don't give UP!  It's okay to be different.  I made a good choice to ride a dirt bike and do dance. Take RISKS. Don't try to be someone else. Don't be lazy. Respect each other. Work before u play. No one is perfect.…

Elisa's Art Journal

Creativity. Oh Canada. Life is short Smile while you still have Teeth. Love. Diversity.

Rochelle's Art Journal

With Teddy Anderson and Lucas Coffey I learned that...Everyone has a voice. Find the light in everyone. Have self control. Live as one family. Feel the beat in your body. Never give up. Working together. Everyone is equal.

Cameron's Art Journal

Feel the beat in your body. Think about what you're group needs instead of thinking about yourself. Be unique. Never give up.

Kiefer's Art Journal

Be yourself. We need everyone to be balanced. Try, try try again. Be the best version of yourself.

Jacob's Art Journal

If you can imagine it, You can achieve it. If you can dream it, You can become it.  Creativity. Teamwork. Leadership.

Jade's Art Journal

Be happy, be fun, bring joy to everyone! Laugh! Learn what you were meant to learn. Be fun. Learn to dream, dream to learn. Believe. Be a lover, not a hater!

Trinity's Art Journal

EVERYONE IS EQUAL Be happy for others even if you don't like it. It's easy to be the best version of yourself. We all are part of the human family. If one is removed it all breaks down. Diversity of Voices!!! Diversity of Voices!!! Diversity of Voices!!!…

Bridger's Art Journal

Teddy Anderson was a great hoop dancer. He taught us about friendship and hoop dance. Lucas Coffey taught us about the diversity of voices and drums.  Playful.  Kindness.  Cheerful.  Respectful.  Care.  Love.

Dawson's Art Journal

Teddy Anderson has taught me to respect others all around the world and respect their culture. He has been very kind telling us about the medicine wheel. He has told us stories about love and respect. He showed us many things. It was very fun indeed.…

Morgan's Art Journal

We respected each other. They told us that what ever you do have fun.  He told us respect each other's space. They told us to listen to each other.

MacKenzie's Art Journal

Be the Best and Only You!  You Can Make It Better!

Sijtse's Art Journal

Teddy Anderson taught us that everyone is the same.  Lucas Coffey taught us to leave space for others.

Megan's Art Journal

I learned about...Diversity of Voices. Listen with your body. Work together. Never Give Up!

Shane's Art Journal

Life's too short to be dull today, so do something instead that day and make your imaginary life come True!! I learned to be respectful to everyone, treat others the way you want to be treated. Life's too short to be sad.  We're all the same.

Hayley's Art Journal

Some infinities are bigger than other infinities.~John Green  Live, Laugh, Love! Diversity. Creativity. Beat. OES.

Raegan's Art Journal

The Right Choice. Respect. Concentrate. Try. Tolerance. Never Give Up. We Are All Equal.

Shayna's Art Journal

Lucas. Teddy. Team Work. Practice. Here. Kind. Proud. Practice. Performance. Treasured Moments. Support. The best version of myself.

Callie's Art Journal

Do what feels right, everyone has light in them, go down the good path.  Try, try, try again. Be the best version of yourself. Feel good - do good, make good choices, feel bad do bad, respect and learn from elders. Unity.

Kelis' Art Joural

I learned to always work had. Practice to get better. You can always improve. You are here to become the best version of yourself. And remember have fun.

Matthew's Art Journal

But one family were different. Be bad - feel bad, respect others, be good - feel good. Try again. Be yourself. Unity. Be kind.

Jesse's Art Journal

1.unity, 2.working together, 3.keep trying and you will succeed, 4. make goals. work with the group, don't let others make you feel not special, be yourself, do what you feel is right, respect and learn from others, treat everybody equally, everyone…

Art Journals

Students put ideas to paper; fusing word with art. The goal was to explore the learning from of our Artist is Residence programs. The result...an amazing journey of expression.  For the remainder of the month we will showcase 3 pieces each day on the…

Lego X-Bots

“Onoway” - “X-BOTS”  “OES” “X-BOTS”…  Was the chant that you could hear emanating from the Onoway Elementary students and echoing down the hallways during NAIT’S First LEGO League competition. January 19th, the team of nine OES…

Campbell Soup Label Collection

Campbell’s Labels for Education is a school support program with a focus on instilling healthy eating and living habits in children. Eligible registered schools can collect labels from participating Campbell products and redeem them for educational…

Learning Commons on the Move!

Drumming sessions have taken over the Learning Commons! Some scheduled Learning Commons classes will take place in the classrooms this week and next.  Mrs. Lesko has a plan of action and book cart ready to roll. 

2014

Is he a Santa Scout or a Mischief Maker?

You decide.  We know he has wreaked a bit of havoc in our classrooms and halls for the past few weeks.  To name a few; he toilet-papered a tree, got into a math candy counting jar, and rearranged a few shelves in the Learning Commons. We also know…