Jan
27
Mon
Parent/Teacher Interviews
Jan 27 @ 4:00 pm – Jan 29 @ 8:00 pm

Parent/Teacher interviews will be held from January 27-29, by appointment, for Term I Reports.

Jan
28
Tue
Art Gallery of Hamilton Field Trip, Grades 5-8
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Storytelling through Art Field Trip (Dress Uniform for grades 5-8 students)

This field trip will show how art can tell diverse stories using examples of historic and contemporary art.  Students will build visual literacy skills that will help them determine and infer the hidden stories in works of art.  Through discussion, conversation and observation the students will learn how works of art can help them discover some of the stories they hold themselves.  The Gallery tour includes Storytelling Through Art (60min) and Studio time: Zines (60min).

 

Jan
29
Wed
Ignite Leadership Lunch Camp Grades 6-8
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

K4K Ignite Leadership Program: Grades 6, 7 & 8

Sign up online and make payment at kids4kids.ca

The K4K Ignite Leadership Program is designed for students in Grades 6-8. It promotes mentorship and leadership development. Ignite has become an important program for Canadian youth inspiring leadership and building confidence that is needed to be successful. Ignite will help youth academically, in sports, with relationships and prepare them for employment. Topics include: How the characteristics of a leader will build an impenetrable personal brand; anti-bullying strategies; social media: how it can affect your reputation, building relationships in school and on the job, how entitlement kills potential, how the small things you do can lead to opportunity and success, positive mental health, developing mentoring skills and when enough is enough: talking about getting stuck on video games, social media, and popular brands. The students will be taught by award winning Scott Graham, who is a best selling author, TED speaker, Meritorious Service Medal recipient, and who has been featured on TV, radio and newspapers.

Jan
30
Thu
Grades 5-8 HalTech Field Trip
Jan 30 @ 9:15 am – 11:45 am

HalTech Field Trip: Grades 5-8 January 30, 2020

Location : HalTech 5500 North Service Road, Burlington

Date: January 30, 2020

Departure: Depart GAA at 9:15am, return to school 11:45am

Dress Uniform: Dress Uniform is required for this field trip for all grades 5-8 students.

Transportation: School bus

Curriculum Connections:

HalTech Regional Innovation Centre supports start up and scale up technology innovators and entrepreneurs grow their businesses. HalTech will be featured in the Invention Convention High Five Junior panel competition at GAA. Students will engage in entrepreneurship and STEM technology learning together with HalTech partnered learning programmes. To learn more, visit http://haltech.ca/

Feb
5
Wed
Ignite Leadership Lunch Camp Grades 6-8
Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

K4K Ignite Leadership Program: Grades 6, 7 & 8

Sign up online and make payment at kids4kids.ca

The K4K Ignite Leadership Program is designed for students in Grades 6-8. It promotes mentorship and leadership development. Ignite has become an important program for Canadian youth inspiring leadership and building confidence that is needed to be successful. Ignite will help youth academically, in sports, with relationships and prepare them for employment. Topics include: How the characteristics of a leader will build an impenetrable personal brand; anti-bullying strategies; social media: how it can affect your reputation, building relationships in school and on the job, how entitlement kills potential, how the small things you do can lead to opportunity and success, positive mental health, developing mentoring skills and when enough is enough: talking about getting stuck on video games, social media, and popular brands. The students will be taught by award winning Scott Graham, who is a best selling author, TED speaker, Meritorious Service Medal recipient, and who has been featured on TV, radio and newspapers.

Burlington Bowl Family “GLOW BOWL” Night @ Burlington Bowl
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for a GAAPTA Family Bowling Night at Burlington Bowl! Price includes two hours of bowling, shoe rentals and pizza dinner!

Feb
7
Fri
GAAPTA Meeting
Feb 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

GAAPTA will meet on Friday February 7 for a general meeting at 9am. We hope to see you there!

Feb
10
Mon
Charity Week
Feb 10 @ 8:45 am – Feb 14 @ 9:00 am

Student Council organized Charity Week features a variety of fun activities and buy out/spirit days to raise funds for local charities.

Dogman The Musical @ Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Grades 2-6
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Dog Man :The Musical is a hilarious new production based on the worldwide bestselling series from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants. … With the head of a dog and the body of a policeman, Dog Man loves to fight crime and chew on the furniture.

Feb
12
Wed
Burlington Hydro Safety Presentation (Full School)
Feb 12 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am

Students from JK-8 will engage in a safety presentation from Burlington Hydro!