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PLP Recognized as Apple Distinguished Program

On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016, Apple officially named the Performance Learning Program (PLP) an Apple Distinguished Program. This honour is presented to programs demonstrating innovation, leadership and educational excellence. Students, parents, and PLP teachers, both current and alumni, attended the presentation

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PLP Takes on Destination Imagination!

This year we started a new program in our Maker Time class: Destination Imagination. This program provides fun and engaging challenges as part of a system of learning to teach creativity, the creative process, and interpersonal and management skills to

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Apex Heads to Seattle!

Apex students had a great field study in Seattle from September 18 to 19, 2015. You can see some more of the photos below. This field study’s goals were twofold: get some practice at podcasting (our skill for Apex) and

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PLP Presents at ISTE

Last week, Petra Willemse shared our project “Rise of the Frankenstuffies” at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference in Philadelphia. As a prize winning submission in Project ReimaginEd, the project was part of a poster session in

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Calgary Science School Professional Development

On May 24 to 26, the FLIGHT teachers had the opportunity for more professional development. Bryan Hughes, Petra Willemse, Nancy Roberts and Greg Hockley attended the ConnectEd Conference at the Calgary Science School. ConnectEd is a different type of conference.

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School Board Follow-Up

As a follow up to our visit to California with the FLIGHT 10 students, we were invited to present to the North Vancouver School Board. The students spoke really well about our trip and what they learned from it.

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‘iPad Takes FLIGHT’ Again

The FLIGHT 10 students had a second opportunity to give their presentation ‘iPad Takes FLIGHT: 40 tips’ at the recent NVTA Professional Day at Carson Graham. The event was open to all teachers in the District and our morning and

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California FLIGHT 10

On January 25, 17 FLIGHT 10 students plus Mr. Bryan Hughes, Ms. Petra Willemse and Ms. Nancy Roberts, left from Bellingham to travel to San Diego. This trip had a lot of background planning months in advance to have it

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Presentations of Learning

On the evening of January 16, 2013, FLIGHT held out first presentations of learning night. FLIGHT students had prepared for this evening for months in advance, making sure their projects were ready for a wide audience. FLIGHT 9 students were

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FLIGHT 10 Project

This Grade 10 FLIGHT project asked students to discover the truth in memory. Students were paired with a classmate to interview a local senior. After the interview, students individually wrote a biographical narrative in the first person about one of

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