Getting to know Christopher Wilcox

Getting to know Christopher Wilcox

  Christopher Wilcox is the Secondary School College Counselor and has just joined WISS this year.   He shares with us his background and also the exciting plans for college counseling for our secondary students. Tell us a little bit about your background and how...
The Hope of Finding a Forever Family

The Hope of Finding a Forever Family

By Brenda Jarjoura, WISS Parent As an adult, I look back on my childhood and think of the other children around the world who are going through the same thing. I was a foster kid who was later adopted. A strange woman came to my kindergarten classroom when I was...
Perspective:  Was the wolf really that bad?

Perspective: Was the wolf really that bad?

By Holly Clegg, Grade 3 Teacher One of the most compelling reasons to teach children is seeing them learn and then take off using what they have learned to go in directions you may never have thought of; in essence taking ownership of their learning. In our current...
10 Directions

10 Directions

  By Al McDowall, Secondary Film Teacher   The grade 12 DP Film students have been looking into the influence a director has on the film that he or she helms. In order to really see the difference each vision can have on a project, they were tasked with...
In a faraway land of ice and snow…

In a faraway land of ice and snow…

        by Lisa Kane, Early Years Deputy Principal It’s that time of year again where there’s a shimmer of sparkle, a hum in the air and a beat in the feet. Oh yes! Its performance time in Early Years and as cold winds howl and cold winds blow, we...

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