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Author Archive for Cori Neilson

May 2014 Newsletter

May 9, 2014, National Day of Honour, Afghanistan PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE I can’t believe we are already into May. While for many this time of year turns them to thoughts of gardening, and outdoor recreation, and putting away the skis. For our teachers this time of year means field trips, and report cards, and classroom placements, […]

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Updated School Day Schedule

K-6 Schedule Day begins 9:00 Lunch Break 12:00-12:55 Day ends 2:40   Grade 7-12 Schedule 8:53 – 10:00 Block 1 10:00 – 11:05 Block 2 11:05 – 12:12 Block 3 12:50 – 1:45 Block 4 1:45 – 2:43 Block 5   Bus leaves 2:50

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Student Art Shows Featured at the Hidden Garden Gallery

Awesome art projects have been happening at Lucerne with Morgen Bardati, Patti Sebbin, Scott Kipkie, excited students and Art Starts funding. This week, May 5-10 check out the “What’s in a Bag” Art show between 11-3 to view handcrafted work by Grade 7-12 students. Later this month, May 26-31, mark your calendar and head over […]

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March 2014 Newsletter

Principal’s Message Our Secondary staff had a chance to meet with Superintendent Taylor last Thursday to discuss our school learning model and where we are headed with some of our innovations including Project-Based Learning, Individual Directed Learning, Immersion Weeks, and course integration. It was tremendous to hear about some of the great successes we are […]

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February 2014 Newsletter

PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE One of the exciting things about the learning here at Lucerne is the variety of instructional and learning strategies and tools used by our educational staff. Today as I was in the 4/5/6 classroom students were building bridges out of straws and recycled paper. The math, creativity, problem solving, and team building skills […]

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Mid-year exam schedule

Wednesday Jan 29th 9am English 9, Socials 7/8, Math 10-12 1pm Science 7-10, Biology 11/12   Thursday Jan 30th 9am English 7/8, Socials 9/10, Chemistry 11 1pm Math 7-9, English 10-12   Friday Jan 31st 9am Socials 11 1pm Make up session for students absent from earlier exams

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January 2014 Newsletter

Principal’s Message Happy New Year I hope you all had a wonderful winter break. I love this time of year when the days get longer and the outdoors becomes increasingly inviting for outdoor learning.  We’re excited about Mr. Parkstrom’s winter immersion week starting Monday and the wonderful learning opportunities students will experience in skiing and […]

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December 2013 Newsletter

Principal’s Message A Season of Sharing The holiday season is upon us and as the advertising forces are out to lighten our wallets of their excess, here at Lucerne we are helping reinforce in our students the value of sharing with others. As the students prepare to perform for the community at the Winter Concert, […]

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November 2013 Newsletter

Principal’s Message I want to take a moment to share my respect for the wonderful staff we have here at the school. I am continually inspired by the many extra hours put in by teachers and support staff to create learning opportunities and events. We have Wordfest, sports teams, fundraising for Grad, musicians and artists […]

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October 2013 Newsletter

PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE We’ve had a great start-up here at Lucerne. September started off with a wonderful welcome back Barbecue hosted by the staff. Thank you to everyone who brought food, cooked, cleaned and donated use of equipment! The 4/5/6 canoe trip was a great experience for our intermediate students. We appreciate all the help and […]

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