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Trip to Ottawa’s Winterlude Festival

The Albert College English as a second language (ESL) program participated on a field trip to Ottawa, on February 8.  The excursion was designed to focus on Canadian culture and allowed the students to explore the city of Ottawa, while celebrating the annual Winterlude festival. Even though the Rideau Canal was closed for skating due to warm weather, the students were able to visit Crystal...

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100 Days of School

On February 19, the Junior School celebrated 100 days of school. The Senior Kindergarten students celebrated by doing 100s' challenges and baking. The Grade 2 class came to school decked out in a wonderful display of '100 hats' and throughout the day continued to celebrate the number 100 through a variety of activities.

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Celebrating Chinese New Year

On Monday, February 8 our Food Services Staff put on a special dinner for residential students in celebration of Chinese New Year. The event included a delicious feast and fireworks display.

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Learning with Chris Hadfield

On Friday, February 5 the Middle School students experienced a virtual classroom with Chris Hadfield. The live web event, hosted by the National Film Board of Canada and sponsored by the Canadian Space Agency, was broadcasted in the Resource Centre during lunch. Students used Twitter to communicate their questions to Commander Hadfield and learned all about life aboard the International Space Station....

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Duke of Edinburgh Dogsledding Trip

A group of 18 students and two faculty members enjoyed a three-day outdoor adventure trip to South River, Ontario as part of the Duke of Edinburgh program. The trip included dogsledding on a variety of trails, outdoor camping, wood gathering, cooking, and many chores related to caring for the dogs. Ms. Paul and Mr. Radford accompanied the students, and everyone agreed that it was an amazing and physically...

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Junior School Students Shine at the French Public Speaking Competition

We are so proud of all our Junior School students who represented Albert College last week at the Conference of Independent Schools (CIS) Concours d'art oratoire at Toronto Montessori School. The Concours d'art oratoire is an annual French Public Speaking Competition. Students compete in one of four categories based on their experience with the French language. Our students demonstrated a high...

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Coffee House

The Albert College Social Committee and 2015- 2016 Prefects organized a fun-filled Coffee House last Friday night at Albert College.

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Jazz Band Performance

Albert students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 enjoyed a Jazz Band performance by Upper Canada College today. Our very own Mr. Mills joined in with the band and a talented Grade 12 student performed singing two songs.

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