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Middle School Softball

This year, our Middle School softball team is playing in a league with games against other Independent schools as well as against schools in our local area.  Many players had never experienced game situations before and so, throughout this term, they have developed their skills in throwing, catching, batting and in understanding the rules of the game.  This season, the boys have played...

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Albert Students in Grande Cache, Alberta

A group of 14 students in Grades 10 and 11 embarked on an adventure over the Victoria Day weekend and travelled to the Rocky Mountains to experience life in western Canada. Over the course of six days, students were able to hike through the mountains, stand on a glacier and see wildlife including: bears, elk, big horned sheep, cougars and moose. The students got to try traditional aboriginal foods such...

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Spring is in the Air at Albert

The Albert College music department presented a Spring Concert on May 17 in the Memorial Chapel.  Audiences enjoyed performances from several groups, including the Community Winds who started the evening with the impressive Finale from Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5.  The Grade 4 class gave a delightful performance on their band instruments, after picking them up for the first time in February!...

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Le concours d’art oratoire

We are so proud of our Junior School student who represented Albert College and CIS (Conference of Independent Schools) at the provincial level of the Le concours d'art oratoire at York University at Saturday, May 14. Le concours d'art oratoire is an annual French public-speaking event for students studying French as a Second Language in Ontario schools and is organized by the Ontario Modern...

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Day Trip to the 6ix

On Saturday, May 7 the boys’ and girls’ residences went on a day trip to Toronto to participate in a number of fun activities. All students on the trip enjoyed Sky Zone Toronto, which is an indoor trampoline park. At Sky Zone, students and staff played trampoline dodgeball and had the opportunity to do some slam-dunks on the basketball lanes. It was truly an exhausting but fun experience....

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Rotary Music Festival

Albert College entered nine ensembles into the Quinte Rotary Music Festival this year and all nine groups received gold medals! In addition to this, the Grades 5 & 6 band, the Jazz Band, and the Community Winds have all been selected to advance to the provincial competition. These bands will be submitting recordings of their works for adjudication and will find out the results in late June. ...

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Earth Day Activities

Earth Day is an opportunity to demonstrate Active Citizenship for students at Albert College. Several classes took part in cleaning up the EPLC and Junior School campuses. In the afternoon, the Junior School students participated a number of activities centered around care of our earth. The Grade 5 class did an admirable job in putting together and leading a variety of activities for the enjoyment...

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Albert Students and Staff at Parliament Hill

On April 18, Mac and Ainsley (both Grade 12) were selected from a group of student applications to accompany Ms. Summers and Ms. Kimball on a tour of Parliament Hill. They enjoyed lunch with MP Neil Ellis and observed Question Period while in Ottawa. 

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