Bullying Awareness Week at Vista Hills

This week at Vista Hills P.S., from Nov. 20 to 24, we are focussing on Bullying Awareness. Listen to these PSA’s created by students in 7A as part of their language and media class. Each group chose a different topic focussing on behaviours they have noticed in our community and how we can improve them. […]

Gr. 7 Choir at Wonderland

On May 11, 2017, the Gr. 7 Choir travelled to Wonderland to perform at the Festival of Music. We sang on the big stage at Kingswood Music Theatre and received feedback from an adjudicator to help us improve our sound. It was a very rewarding experience. Here are a couple of videoclips taken that day by […]

Gr. 7 Choir to Wonderland

Our Gr. 7 Choir travels to Wonderland to sing at the Festival of Music on Thursday, May 11th. We have been working hard all year to prepare for our performance. There will be an extra practice to prepare our songs on Wednesday, May 10th in the music room at 8:35 a.m. There is no need to come early. […]

We are Rafikis: Order Yours on Dec. 9th

Next Friday, Dec. 9th, order a “rafiki” friendship bracelet (or more than one as a gift) to help support Free the Children initiatives like education and water in other countries. Rafikis are $10 each with proceeds going to the Mamas in Kenya who make them. On Friday, Hawk Squad leaders will take your orders before […]

Week of Giving: Dec. 5 to 9

During this year’s holiday season, Vista Hills P.S. will be collecting items in support of a variety of local schools, agencies, and charities. Charities: We have chosen four charities to support this year – The Salvation Army Community and Family Services, some local schools, Free the Children, and the Refugee Welcome Centre in Kitchener. Themes: […]

Grade 7 Choir

The Grade 7 choir is practising for our upcoming Winter Wonderland concert. Details will follow soon. For now, here’s a preview of one of our songs. Choir meets every Day 4 at first break in the music room. Helping Mme G. are Mr. McWebb and Mrs. Dicknoether, as well as our wonderful student accompanist, Angela. We have […]

Bullying Awareness at Vista Hills P.S.

This week at Vista Hills, we are focussing on raising awareness about bullying. The Grade 7 students are making PSA’s for our announcements each morning. Each day is focussed on a different aspect of bullying. Monday – Myths and Facts Tuesday – Pink Shirt Day Wednesday – Cyberbullying Thursday – Conflict vs. Bullying Friday – the […]

Cake Raffle and Bake Sale 2016

Again this year, NLW’s Social Justice committee partnered with one of the junior classes to plan our annual Bake Sale and Cake Raffle. Mrs. Schneider’s Gr. 4/5 class took on the bake sale as a class project. They worked as a class on planning, organizing, promoting, and running the bake sale for all grades in […]

Gr. 7/8 Montreal and Camp Trips

This June, the Gr. 7 and 8 students will end the year with a choice of two exciting trips. Please come to a Parent meeting about the trips on Thursday, March 3rd beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the library. At the meeting, details will be shared including itinerary/activities, travel, accommodations, and price. Montreal Trip Information: […]

Christmas in the Strings Classroom

We’ve been hard at work learning seasonal music in Strings class. Here are some recordings to show you what we’ve been learning. The Gr. 7’s are now working on reading music and playing songs as a group. This is our recording of Jingle Bells from music class on Thursday, December 17th. Jingle Bells – Grade […]

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