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Tagged With: Q’enqo Peru

Thank GOODNESS for FLAT Walls!

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” ~Benjamin Franklin Ashli and Zoe helped us to FLATTEN our classroom WALLS again!  Before you get all worried about “demolition” … take a DEEP breath! That’s NOT what we mean! Ashli and Zoe, our Peru experts from Mosqoy, SKYPED with … Continue reading »

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Passing the TORCH … our hopes and dreams for NEXT year’s Grade Threes!

This has not been a TYPICAL end to the school year. We’ve lost SEVERAL school days to SEVERE flooding in our city and province. We are feeling SO badly for all the people who have been affected by the flooding. We WEREN’T even SURE if we would GET to this, but we did … so … Continue reading »

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A Final Skype … with … ASHLI!

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. ~Lao Tzu This was our FINAL Skype of the year as the Grade Three Battalion Hawk Bloggers. We were mixed with happiness, excitement AND sadness. Happiness and EXCITEMENT to hear the latest Q’enqo library news … and SADNESS because this journey will belong to … Continue reading »

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Para Usted Q’enqo … For YOU!

Today was a MAGICAL day … we came together to be the best for the world. HOW, you ask? Well, today, the Battalion Park Grade Threes ALL worked toward a COMMON goal … to bring MORE books to the Q’enqo Peru Library. This project has been THREE years in the making. We’ve worked HARD with … Continue reading »

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A FREE Trip to PERU!

Flickr Creative Commons Photo by Puddy_uk On Monday, the Global Grade 3s took a FREE trip to Cusco, Peru! It was a QUICK visit … an hour and 15 minutes … but it was worth EVERY second! We know … you MUST be asking yourselves: How in the WORLD did a WHOLE class of Grade … Continue reading »

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Global Grade 3 Explores The Convention on the Rights of the Child

“This post is dedicated to all the world’s children who are unable to go to school or live with rights and freedom.” The Battalion Hawk Bloggers For the last few days, we have been investigating The Convention on the  Rights of the Child. Where did these rights COME from, you ask. Well, in 1990 the … Continue reading »

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Passing the Torch to NEXT Year’s Grade Threes.

Wow! WHERE has the year gone?  It is HARD to believe that we have six days left together in Grade Three.  We have developed our “roots” and sprouted our “wings”, as Ross has told us!  While we are EXCITED to move on to Grade Four, we know that there will be things that we will … Continue reading »

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Excitement AND sadness … our LAST Skype with Ashli.

On Wednesday, June 14, the Grade Three Bloggers were LUCKY enough to Skype with ASHLI again! This Skype was FILLED with EXCITEMENT … but it was ALSO filled with SADNESS. Why, you ask? Because THIS Skype was the LAST one we would HAVE with her as the Grade Three Bloggers. While we were TERRIBLY excited … Continue reading »

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Filling the EARTH’S Bucket!

Today, we took part in Mayor Nenshi’s 20 Minute Makeover Challenge!  We weren’t sure whether it would work for us today, or not, because Calgary has had some REALLY unsettled weather the last couple of days.  Last night, MANY of us were unable to get a good solid sleep because … JUST as we were … Continue reading »

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Pennies for Peru … walking a “mile” in someone else’s shoes!

Today, the Battalion Park Grade Threes …  117 of them … all FIVE classrooms … took part in “Pennies for Peru”!  Today, we tried to “walk a “mile” in their shoes”.  As with ANY figure of speech, this CAN’T be taken LITERALLY!  After all, “It’s raining cats and dogs” doesn’t REALLY mean that cats and dogs are FALLING … Continue reading »

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