As part of the continued celebration of reading, J.R. Walkof School recently held another reading night at the Winkler Public Library. Winkler Mayor Martin Harder was the guest reader for the evening.
This spring the city of Winkler created an opportunity for all grade 4 students in Winkler to enter a poster contest to celebrate Arbor Day. The theme of the submission was required to be “Go Out on a Limb”, seeking to get students involved and excited about the important role trees play in our community and our health.
The Grade 5-8 students of Border Valley School as well as the Grade 6 students of Plum Coulee School were entertained and educated recently as they attended a presentation on the RMS Titanic by Claire Goertzen, a Grade 6 teacher from Plum Coulee School.
Garden Valley Collegiate hosted a year-end Fine Arts Festival from Tuesday, May 26th through Thursday, May 28, 2015. The event celebrated fine arts in the areas of Visual Art, Drama, Film Production, Choir, and Band, and took place upstairs in the new commons area known as "The Zone."
It's been said that the benefits of teaching drama in school go far beyond the academic gains. In addition to improved self-confidence and public speaking skills, students also learn to be a part of a team and how to work hard through various obstacles to achieve a special final goal.