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Welcome back!

Welcome to a new school year!  The FLIGHT team has been working throughout the summer on a developing an exciting, engaging, and rigorous learning experience for this school year. We are excited to build on last year’s successes: FLIGHT students

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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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FLIGHT conquers Macworld!

The culminating experience of the FLIGHT 10 California tour was presenting to an audience of 80 people as part of the Tech Talk series at the Macworld / iWorld 2013 conference in San Francisco. This review of our presentation described

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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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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’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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FLIGHT 10 California Tour

Providing learning opportunities that transcend the traditional boundaries of the physical classroom is one of the guiding principles of FLIGHT. The FLIGHT 10 California tour is designed to inspire, motivate, and excite students by providing opportunities for real-world connections with

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September Retreat

FLIGHT students are invited to participate in the inaugural September Retreat, an offsite learning experience designed to introduce students to the principles of project-based learning and provide an opportunity for team building. The 2012 FLIGHT retreat will be held September

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