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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]