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Celebrate National Poetry Month with…Ice Cream Poetry!

Today we kick off a WHOLE month celebrating poetry! It’s National Poetry Month! Why not start with a party? Every party needs ice cream right? Poetry and ice cream make a deliciously divine, decadent duo, especially when they invite alliteration … Continue reading

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May You…Positive Poetry to Foster Heartwarming Moments

What better time than now to send good wishes out to the world? To those we love? To those who may be in isolation and unable to see people?  Take some time today to be positive and compose a May … Continue reading

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The Science of Catching A Leprechaun

So, you’ve built your trap, left a trail of leprechaun treats and made some observations. What did you discover about the science of catching a leprechaun? Did anyone succeed? While staying at home, Edison is taking time out to develop … Continue reading

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Building a Better Leprechaun Trap…

Leprechauns have been know to, like their December friends (also known as Elves on Shelves) leave some mischievous evidence of their presence in homes across the world as March 17thapproaches. My nephews have reported finding green Leprechaun ‘droppings’ in their … Continue reading

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Heart…A Winning Story of Remembrance

From a blank page to a winning essay…Aaron Lu is an outstanding young writer, whose essay, Heart, came first locally, regionally and then third out of thousands of entries provincially for BC and the Yukon in last year’s Royal Canadian … Continue reading

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Essays on Remembrance…

It is that time of year where we pause to remember those who paved the way for us to live in peace. I always encourage students to enter the essay and poetry contest sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion. You … Continue reading

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Tales Found Abroad: A Day with Dickens

“An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.” Charles Dickens 48 Doughty Street, Borough of Camden, London. Charles Dickens lived here in this gorgeous Georgian house. Here he dreamed, imagined, created and … Continue reading

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