• Pretty River Academy High School Scholarship Program

    Pretty River Academy High School Scholarship Program

    We are delighted to announce the PRA High School Scholarship Program which will be applicable for the upcoming school year and years going forward. What is on offer? Students can qualify to receive 30% of their tuition to be paid by the scholarship program. What is the qualification process? New students will have to submit an essay […]

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  • Graduation Ceremony

    Graduation Ceremony

    “What lies behind us, and what lies before us, are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”  — Ralph Waldo Emerson Best of luck to our 2014 graduates as they embark on their next journey!  

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  • Awards Ceremony 2014

    Awards Ceremony 2014

    Congratulations to all of our students on a successful 2013-14 school year!

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  • Northwinds Beach

    Northwinds Beach

    We had a fantastic last day of school at Northwinds Beach. A Cardboard Boat Race was the final house competition of the year! Each house, armed with cardboard, duct tape and a few other odds and ends, used their skill and ingenuity to transform these materials into a water vessel! Each boat was a great […]

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  • The Magical, Mysterious Time Machine!

    The Magical, Mysterious Time Machine!

    Congratulations to the Grade 1,2 and 3 students for their Oscar winning performances at “The Magical, Mysterious Time Machine”.  Last Wednesday June 11, 2014 the Primary division presented their play to parents, friends and relatives. These students wrote, directed, produced and created the sets for this dynamic production. This culminating activity included the curriculum strands […]

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  • Summer Camps & Summer School 2014

    Summer Camps & Summer School 2014

    Adventure Camp, Robotics Camp, Summer Basketball Skills Development, Jump Start for School, High School Summer School & Elite Athlete Training with Active Life Conditioning. Early Bird rates in effect until June 1st. To register contact summercamps@prettyriveracademy.com or call (705) 444-5376.  

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  • Gold, Silver & Innovation Award at Canada-Wide Science Fair !

    Gold, Silver & Innovation Award at Canada-Wide Science Fair !

    This year’s fair was held at the University of Windsor from May 11th-17th. Pretty River Academy students Edward, Elias, and Graydon were part of Team Simcoe County (a team of 7) and part of the Ontario National Team. Congratulations! Their projects were as follows: • Edward  (Grade 9) Phosphorous Filtration Of Potato Wash Water • […]

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  • Ottawa 2014

    Ottawa 2014

    The grade 7/8 trip to Ottawa was an enormous success! Some highlights of the trip were:  Seeing Stephen Harper leaving Parliament in his car brigade, having a RCMP officer teach us how to properly salute, sitting in on the House of Commons, listening to the ghost stories of Ottawa during a thunder and lightning storm, […]

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  • Active Life and Pretty River Academy Summer School Classes!

    Active Life and Pretty River Academy Summer School Classes!

    Active Life and Pretty River Academy Summer School Classes   Keep your body and mind in top shape over the summer! Grade 9,10,11 & 12 course credits (see options below) Classes run from July 2nd- July 31st Academics run from 8:00am-1:45pm followed by training with Active Life from 2:00-4:00pm **A minimum of 5 students per […]

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  • Elementary Math Competition

    Elementary Math Competition

    Students in Grade 4-6 all participated in a math competition, completing six problem solving questions a week. After three weeks of competition we are down to the final three: Alexis, Angus and Isela!   UPDATE: Congratulations to Angus, this year’s winner! Are you smarter than a 6th grader? Try these questions! Math Competition Week #1 […]

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  • Camp Olympia

    Camp Olympia

    The Grade 4-6 class arrived home Friday after an amazing few days at Camp Olympia. Students participated in a variety of activities including the high ropes course, zip line, giant swing, archery, and climbing rock wall, which challenged the students to overcome obstacles and gain confidence in their abilities. These were awesome team building activities […]

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  • Student Handbook 2013/2014

    Student Handbook 2013/2014

    Please take some time with your children to review our updated Student Handbook. The purpose of the Pretty River Academy Handbook is to provide important information on school life; philosophy, admissions, general operations and student life, policies, programs and procedures. This handbook will be published in print form and distributed to each student. As changes are […]

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Our mission is to strive for excellence in all we do through a passion for learning.

Northwinds Beach

June 15, 2014 | By
Northwinds Beach

We had a fantastic last day of school at Northwinds Beach. A Cardboard Boat Race was the final house competition of the year! Each house, armed with cardboard, duct tape and a few other odds and ends, used their skill and ingenuity to transform these materials into a water vessel! Each boat was a great […]

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Awards Ceremony 2014

June 15, 2014 | By
Awards Ceremony 2014

Congratulations to all of our students on a successful 2013-14 school year!

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Graduation Ceremony

June 15, 2014 | By
Graduation Ceremony

“What lies behind us, and what lies before us, are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”  — Ralph Waldo Emerson Best of luck to our 2014 graduates as they embark on their next journey!  

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Preschool Sleepover & Playdate

June 8, 2014 | By
Preschool Sleepover & Playdate

There was no shortage of fun on Thursday and Friday as the SK’s embarked on their annual sleepover at Mrs.Scarrow’s, and the JK’s joined them on Friday for a playdate. They went for a nature hike, played in the sandbox, swung in the hammock, played air hockey, blew bubbles, had a water gun fight, and […]

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Camp Olympia

June 8, 2014 | By
Camp Olympia

The Grade 4-6 class arrived home Friday after an amazing few days at Camp Olympia. Students participated in a variety of activities including the high ropes course, zip line, giant swing, archery, and climbing rock wall, which challenged the students to overcome obstacles and gain confidence in their abilities. These were awesome team building activities […]

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Ottawa 2014

June 3, 2014 | By
Ottawa 2014

The grade 7/8 trip to Ottawa was an enormous success! Some highlights of the trip were:  Seeing Stephen Harper leaving Parliament in his car brigade, having a RCMP officer teach us how to properly salute, sitting in on the House of Commons, listening to the ghost stories of Ottawa during a thunder and lightning storm, […]

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The Magical, Mysterious Time Machine!

June 2, 2014 | By
The Magical, Mysterious Time Machine!

Congratulations to the Grade 1,2 and 3 students for their Oscar winning performances at “The Magical, Mysterious Time Machine”.  Last Wednesday June 11, 2014 the Primary division presented their play to parents, friends and relatives. These students wrote, directed, produced and created the sets for this dynamic production. This culminating activity included the curriculum strands […]

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Kolapore Springs

June 1, 2014 | By
Kolapore Springs

Last week, Pretty River Academy’s Grade 1-8 students took a field trip to Kolapore Springs. We toured the hatchery, took a nature hike, and had lunch in the great outdoors! Thank you to the Brady family for hosting!

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Out and about with Pretty River’s preschool class!

May 29, 2014 | By
Out and about with Pretty River’s preschool class!

Pretty River Academy’s preschool class took the town bus to the boardwalk to look for wildlife and nature. They discovered some dogs, swans, and geese. Exploring the different types of trees at the Collingwood Arboretum was a big hit! After the hike, the preschoolers ordered their own lunch from McDonald’s. Since they used their best manners, […]

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Elementary Math Competition

May 25, 2014 | By
Elementary Math Competition

Students in Grade 4-6 all participated in a math competition, completing six problem solving questions a week. After three weeks of competition we are down to the final three: Alexis, Angus and Isela!   UPDATE: Congratulations to Angus, this year’s winner! Are you smarter than a 6th grader? Try these questions! Math Competition Week #1 […]

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