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Scavenger Hunt Winners!

Scavenger Hunt Winners!

(Drum roll…) And the winners are… Rebecca Nolan, Gr 1M Zoe Robertson, Gr 2Ru Natasha Fullaway, 3L Mohammed Mia, 5H Kelly Smulian, 7K Congratulations to all of you for topping your Grade! Until next time, Detectives! Have a happy holiday, and enjoy your prizes!

by December 4, 2012 Digital
Last Clues! Answers in by this FRIDAY!

Last Clues! Answers in by this FRIDAY!

Your last clues are here! So answer them quickly, then browse through all of your answers to check for mistakes.  Misspelled words will be marked as incorrect. Your complete answer sheet  has to be handed in to me (Miss K) between 8:00am – 1:00pm THIS FRIDAY, the 30th of November! PLEASE NOTE: No late entries will be accepted! All entries must[Read More…]

by November 28, 2012 Digital
Scavenger Hunt – Clues 9, 10, & 11!

Scavenger Hunt – Clues 9, 10, & 11!

It’s our last week of the Scavenger hunt… And with 8 clues down, we still have 6 to go! So with out further ado, here are your next clues! Clue # 9 (for 5 Across): What is the 12th word in the school song? Sun Valley is our fine school… Visit our school website for help! Clue # 10 (for[Read More…]

by November 26, 2012 Digital
Scavenger Hunt – Week 3! With 3 New Clues!

Scavenger Hunt – Week 3! With 3 New Clues!

Good-day Detectives…  Week 3 is here… and with it comes another 3 clues! These will involve a fair amount of searching, so be sure to keep your eyes open and look carefully! Clue # 6 (for 3 Down): Next year, the InterSen Phase is doing a pantomime based on the story of __________________.  For the answer… visit the Counselor’s blog[Read More…]

by November 23, 2012 Digital
Scavenger Hunt Week 2 – Are you Clued in?

Scavenger Hunt Week 2 – Are you Clued in?

The School has been a buzz with excitement on news of this Scavenger Hunt, with whirl-winds of students excitedly scouring the blogs! So with out much ado… Here our your next few clues! Clue #4 (for 12 Across): Grade 6’s created posters on this subject and displayed them in their passages towards the end of Term 3, into Term 4.[Read More…]

by November 16, 2012 Digital
SCAVENGER HUNT – Read this for your first clue!

SCAVENGER HUNT – Read this for your first clue!

Join us over the next four weeks for a blog-based Scavenger Hunt! Check this blog for updates, and follow the instructions to complete the clues! First 3 Sun Valley students to correctly complete the worksheet wins a PRIZE! To start off… Click Here to find your Scavenger Hunt page. Print it out, as you’ll need this page to complete your[Read More…]

by November 9, 2012 Digital
Radical Researchers – Our Sun Valley Students!

Radical Researchers – Our Sun Valley Students!

Recently the InterSen Phase has been buzzing with an array of projects that it has seemed fitting to use a few of their IT lessons to do research. Grades 4—7 have now become so comfortable with websites such as Google and Wikipedia, and are able to find their answers swiftly and efficiently. They’ve managed to navigate and gauge which information is useful[Read More…]

by October 30, 2012 Digital
A Few Favourite Apps!

A Few Favourite Apps!

ICT is back in full swing for term 4! This time we thought we’d share a few of our favorite foundation phase iPad apps for the week! The Grade 1’s have been trying out this app to practice their spelling. “Kids can Spell: Animals” is a fun, educational literacy app which encourages kids to look at a picture of an[Read More…]

by October 24, 2012 Digital
Green Screen Special Effects

Green Screen Special Effects

One of the most interesting effects used in our modern day movies is the use of Chroma Keying or the Green Screen effect. This technique allows us to super-impose one film over another allowing aspects of each to be shown. This year I’ve had the privileged of being apart of our Foundation Phase musical “Cinderella & Rockerfella”. During this time I’ve[Read More…]

by October 18, 2012 Digital
Exciting Technology Changes for Musical

Exciting Technology Changes for Musical

This term we’ve had the privilege of preparing the sound and lighting equipment for the Foundation Phase Musical “Cinderella & Rockafella”. Every year we take great pride in producing and presenting a high quality production with sound and lighting. This year will be no different. However, different from the many years before, this years sound and lighting will happen with a[Read More…]

by September 28, 2012 Digital