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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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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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FLIGHT 9 Takes Over Seattle

November 2 was the date for our annual FLIGHT 9 day trip to Seattle. It is always a busy day, but this year’s trip was particularly jammed packed! We left the school early (5 am!) with our bleary eyed grade

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HTH Residency

In October, the FLIGHT teachers (without Mr. Grant who has a beautiful new baby boy to take care of!) were pleased to join several other teachers and administrators from the Seycove family of schools and attend the fall residency at

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FLIGHT Retreat at Camp Jubilee

One of the early ideas we had for FLIGHT was an off-site retreat to kick off the year. We wanted the FLIGHT students to get to know each other, get to know their teachers, and learn some key skills for the program. Back in

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FLIGHT’s First Week

The first week of FLIGHT has been busy! To kick off our new program, we have done a lot of team building activities for both FLIGHT 9 and 10. This including culminating the first week with a class picnic at

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Excitement is Building (Literally!)

Excitement is building as our new FLIGHT room takes shape. Thanks to the determination of former Seycove principal, Karim Hachlaf, and our new principal Dr. David Overgaard, the District carpenters have been hard at work in the last week before

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