• 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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  • Open House – May 3rd

    Open House – May 3rd

    Come and experience the Pretty River Academy difference by attending our upcoming Open House on Saturday, May 3rd from 9:00am-1:00pm. Drop by and enjoy a tour of the school, meet the faculty, students and have all your questions answered. Our Headmaster, Brayden Plummer, and Assistant Headmaster, Karen Wong, look forward to sharing their school with […]

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  • Mummification Lab Grade4-6

    Mummification Lab Grade4-6

    Students in grades 4-6 conducted a mummification scientific lab to study and mimic the process performed by the ancient Egyptians. The mummification process performed in class and early Egyptian life will also be linked to our upcoming field trip to the Grey Roots museum and their early civilizations collection from the R.O.M.

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  • Pre-School Rock!

    Pre-School Rock!

    Pre-School Rock! Under the guidance of music teacher Mr. Shane Cloutier, these future stars each selected their ‘rock name’ before breaking out into their very own jam session!

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  • Congratulations to the Class of 2014!

    Congratulations to the Class of 2014!

    Congratulations to the Class of 2014! Not all university offers for our graduating class have been received, but so far they have collectively been awarded placement at a wide selection of universities across the country. Receiving invitations from top universities requires students not only to have high academic scores, but also to show that they […]

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  • Whistler Cup

    Whistler Cup

    A big shout out goes to Sophie (Grade 8) and Graydon (Grade 7) who have both just returned from the Whistler Cup ski race in BC where they proudly represented their home club of Craigleith in the U14 division.  Athletes from 27 different countries participated in the racing.  Graydon did an awesome job forerunning and […]

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  • Walk the Red Carpet at Pretty River Academy’s Annual Gala!

    Walk the Red Carpet at Pretty River Academy’s Annual Gala!

    Gala – Save the Date May 9th! An evening at the Oscars – Walk the Red Carpet Friday, May 9th, 2014 at the Bear Estate! This year’s Gala will include a welcome cocktail, gourmet food stations, Live Band, fantastic live + silent auctions and a student art auction. This is our largest fundraiser of the […]

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  • Phases of the Moon…… via Oreo®

    Phases of the Moon…… via Oreo®

    Pre-school students had an interactive lesson today learning about the moon. They described what the moon looks like, and how it changes shapes. They used Oreo® cookies to put the moon phases into order. Full Moon The entire moon is bright. Half Moon The half of the moon is light. New Moon Completely dark Which […]

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  • Pretty River @ the Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts

    Pretty River @ the Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts

    Congratulations to Pretty River Academy high school students Robin L. (Grade 11) and Taylor P.(Grade 11) for having their artwork included in the Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts 34th Annual Juried Art Show! This is a highly competitive show that showcases work by regional artists and local art students. Robin received an honourable mention […]

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  • University of Waterloo Mathematics Competition

    University of Waterloo Mathematics Competition

    On February 20th students in Grades 9, 10 and 11 wrote a well known mathematics competition offered by the University of Waterloo. Students in Grade 9 wrote the “Pascal”, Grade 10 students wrote the “Cayley” and Grade 11 students wrote the “Fermat”. The contests are named after deceased mathematicians. These were 25 question contests open […]

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  • GOLD, SILVER, BRONZE & NUMEROUS AWARDS at Regional Science Fair!

    GOLD, SILVER, BRONZE & NUMEROUS AWARDS at Regional Science Fair!

    Pretty River Academy had tremendous success at the Simcoe County Regional Science and Technology Fair held on March 28th & 29th, at Bear Creek Secondary School in Barrie. The Regional Fair had 109 projects registered for 162 participants. Twenty seven schools participated this year, which is the highest number in any of the last four years. […]

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  • Math Competition

    Math Competition

    If you are looking for a challenge, or if you just want to improve your math skills, then Mr. McIntosh’s math contest “The Newton Cup” is for you! Each round of this annual competition consists of 6 questions – three strikes and you are out! The competition will continue for approximately 6 weeks until we […]

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  • Wetlands Cafe Menu

    Wetlands Cafe Menu

    Wetlands Cafe Menu – Week of April 14th Monday – Spaghetti and Meatballs Tuesday – Tacos Wednesday – Tortellini and Red Sauce Thursday – Turkey Shepherd’s Pie Lunch is served with a Sandwich Bar, Salads, and Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Morning Snack: Monday – Oatmeal or Cereal Tuesday – Oatmeal or Yogurt Wednesday – Muffins […]

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  • Fish Fridays & Kolapore Springs

    Fish Fridays & Kolapore Springs

    Pretty River Academy’s Fish Fridays! A unique way of getting great fish into our children’s diet on a weekly basis. You can support this initiative by buying Kolapore Springs Fish through the Pretty River Academy program and the proceeds will fund Fish Fridays for the students. See below for further details. To place an order or for more […]

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  • House Points

    House Points

    House Points House Points North 475 East 695 South 559 West 782 *updated March 30th, 2014

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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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Mummification Lab Grade4-6

April 23, 2014 | By
Mummification Lab Grade4-6

Students in grades 4-6 conducted a mummification scientific lab to study and mimic the process performed by the ancient Egyptians. The mummification process performed in class and early Egyptian life will also be linked to our upcoming field trip to the Grey Roots museum and their early civilizations collection from the R.O.M.

Continue Reading

Open House – May 3rd

April 16, 2014 | By
Open House – May 3rd

Come and experience the Pretty River Academy difference by attending our upcoming Open House on Saturday, May 3rd from 9:00am-1:00pm. Drop by and enjoy a tour of the school, meet the faculty, students and have all your questions answered. Our Headmaster, Brayden Plummer, and Assistant Headmaster, Karen Wong, look forward to sharing their school with […]

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SNOW DAY – SCHOOL CLOSED

April 15, 2014 | By
SNOW DAY – SCHOOL CLOSED

Pretty River Academy is closed today, Tuesday April 15th, due to winter weather conditions!

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Pre-School Rock!

April 14, 2014 | By
Pre-School Rock!

Pre-School Rock! Under the guidance of music teacher Mr. Shane Cloutier, these future stars each selected their ‘rock name’ before breaking out into their very own jam session!

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Congratulations to the Class of 2014!

April 13, 2014 | By
Congratulations to the Class of 2014!

Congratulations to the Class of 2014! Not all university offers for our graduating class have been received, but so far they have collectively been awarded placement at a wide selection of universities across the country. Receiving invitations from top universities requires students not only to have high academic scores, but also to show that they […]

Continue Reading

Whistler Cup

April 11, 2014 | By
Whistler Cup

A big shout out goes to Sophie (Grade 8) and Graydon (Grade 7) who have both just returned from the Whistler Cup ski race in BC where they proudly represented their home club of Craigleith in the U14 division.  Athletes from 27 different countries participated in the racing.  Graydon did an awesome job forerunning and […]

Continue Reading

Phases of the Moon…… via Oreo®

April 10, 2014 | By
Phases of the Moon…… via Oreo®

Pre-school students had an interactive lesson today learning about the moon. They described what the moon looks like, and how it changes shapes. They used Oreo® cookies to put the moon phases into order. Full Moon The entire moon is bright. Half Moon The half of the moon is light. New Moon Completely dark Which […]

Continue Reading

Active Life and Pretty River Academy Summer School Classes!

April 5, 2014 | By
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 […]

Continue Reading

University of Waterloo Mathematics Competition

April 4, 2014 | By
University of Waterloo Mathematics Competition

On February 20th students in Grades 9, 10 and 11 wrote a well known mathematics competition offered by the University of Waterloo. Students in Grade 9 wrote the “Pascal”, Grade 10 students wrote the “Cayley” and Grade 11 students wrote the “Fermat”. The contests are named after deceased mathematicians. These were 25 question contests open […]

Continue Reading

Pretty River @ the Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts

April 4, 2014 | By
Pretty River @ the Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts

Congratulations to Pretty River Academy high school students Robin L. (Grade 11) and Taylor P.(Grade 11) for having their artwork included in the Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts 34th Annual Juried Art Show! This is a highly competitive show that showcases work by regional artists and local art students. Robin received an honourable mention […]

Continue Reading