Prairie Spirit students hit the ground running

Pee Wee-age girls pick up speed as they run down a hill in Martensville’s Kinsmen Park

The Kinsmen Park trails in Martensville got a good workout on Thursday, September 20.

Almost 500 students from 26 elementary schools participated in one of the largest cross-country meets in Prairie Spirit School Division (PSSD). The event saw Atom and Pee Wee-age students run a two-kilometer course, while Bantam and Midget-age athletes sweated it out on a three-kilometer course. Continue reading “Prairie Spirit students hit the ground running”

Class project promotes practical skills

(L-R) Lake Vista School students Kolton Popoff, Eva Wiebe, Kaden Hein, teacher Derrick Evans and student Nathaniel Fehr were instrumental in installing the new jumping pit near the school. Not pictured is Tavion Delorme, who was also part of the group.

The Grade 7 and 8 students at Lake Vista School in Martensville put in a lot of work to organize the school’s track and field day, which included installing a new jump pit.
Planning the track and field day for the Kindergarten to Grade 6 classes, which is on June 6, was part of a class project. Continue reading “Class project promotes practical skills”

Lake Vista School hosts educators from across Canada

Lake Vista School Vice-Principal Amy Orth works with a student during a Coding and Robotics workshop at the school on Tuesday, March 27

Teachers from rural communities across Canada got a first-hand look at how new technologies are being used in the classroom during a visit to Lake Vista Elementary School in Martensville last week. Continue reading “Lake Vista School hosts educators from across Canada”