Author Archives: King Edward School Council

Learning to Read at King Edward

Eileen Rygus Principal King Edward Elementary School Every morning, in every classroom, you will find students at KEE pouring over books.  Teaching students to read and enjoy books is a priority for every teacher at our school.  You will find “Word Walls” in … Continue reading

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Helping Your Child Choose the Right Book

Eileen Rygus Principal King Edward Elementary School Cover Information: Some books have a reading level printed on the front or back cover.  RL 2.4 would mean that this book could be read independently by most students at mid grade 2 … Continue reading

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Reading With Your Child – Paired Reading

Eileen Rygus Principal King Edward Elementary School Paired reading can help your child become a more fluent reader and can also help your child better understand and remember what (s)he is reading.  It also demonstrates that reading is an important … Continue reading

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Creation Space

Contributed by Cheryl West-Hicks You know those places you can’t wait to share. They seem too good to be true. “Is it possible that I could be the one to introduce someone to this gem?” you think, imagining your heroism. … Continue reading

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We have a Walkable School

A few weeks ago we asked how your children get to school, whether they walk, bike/scooter/skateboard, take a family vehicle or taxi, or take the bus. Of those that took the survey (which represents approx 25% of the students in … Continue reading

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Celebrating Canadian Down Syndrome Awareness Week

This week was a bit of a big deal in our world. You see, yesterday marked the last day of Canadian Down Syndrome Awareness Week! Each year, from November 1st to 7th we help educate our friends and family about … Continue reading

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We’re on Facebook (again)!

KEEPAC has had a Facebook account for a few years, but it wasn’t updating properly. That’s been fixed so now everything posted here will come through to our page there. If you follow us on Facebook, or on Twitter, you’ll … Continue reading

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Update from the King Edward Elementary Parent Advisory Council – October 2017

Who is the 2017/18 KEEPAC         Position Name (kids in Grade) Position Name (kids in Grade) Chair Camilla L.N. (3, 6) Vice Chair Heidi C. (1, 2, 4, 6) Treasurer Cheryl W.H. (K, 2) Secretary Elena P. … Continue reading

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Christmas Present Ideas

Some great Christmas present suggestions from a KEE mom. Continue reading

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After School Art Class for Kids at the Strathcona Community Hall

For kids 6 and up, these classes are offered by Berna Ponich, our artist in residence at King Edward Elementary. Late fall session – Learn To Make – Artist Trading Cards – $80   Wednesdays Nov 1st to 22nd (no class Nov 9th); 4:00 – 5:15, or … Continue reading

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