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October KEEPAC Update

You can find the October, 2020 newsletter available to download (PDF) here.

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A Neighbourhood Renewal Update

On March 21st the City of Edmonton held a workshop for the Strathcona neighbourhood renewal. This was different from the information sessions that the city often runs, as it was a hands-on workshop with various members of the city departments. … Continue reading

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Spring Break Activity – Build a Printable Neighbourhood

With Spring Break less than a week away, you may be looking for a fun activity to keep the kids busy. How about building an entire printable neighbourhood? Vivint (the home security company), has a really neat blog that has … Continue reading

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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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Kindergarten Open House March 14

Visit King Edward Elementary for Kindergarten Open House on March 14 at 6.30PM King Edward Elementary is a vibrant community school located in the heart of historic, family-oriented Old Strathcona. Arts Enrichment gives students the chance to participate in a … Continue reading

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Update from the KEE PAC – February 2018

Multicultural Potluck and Movie Night Thursday March 8th starting at 5pm In recognition of the wonderful diversity of cultures at our school KEEPAC is hosting a multicultural potluck dinner and movie night. Families are invited to bring a dish from … 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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Yoga After School on Thursdays

Looking for a fun, healthy activity for kids on early-dismissal Thursdays? Yogi Kids will be running another Yoga class starting March 8th, from 3-4 pm at the Strathcona Community League Hall. All the information is below: WHAT IS KIDS YOGA? … Continue reading

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Input Needed for Neighbourhood Renewal Safety Features

The Strathcona neighbourhood will be undergoing Neighbourhood Renewal in 2019, 2020 and 2021 (they’re breaking it up into 3 years, with each section taking roughly a year). Previously the city would come up and replace like-for-like; a sidewalk is replaced … 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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