Grade 3/4 class show off rhythm skills

Working with an Amped2Play facilitator in a wellness session on Jan. 14 at Theresetta school were, from the left, counterclockwise: Abby Boxma, Bailey Barnes, Aidan Cooke, Philip Zimmermann, Nicholas Bennett, Ryan Penner, Aubrey Younger, Ethan Weber, Brody Schulmeister, Finlay Hanton and Anthony Heidecker. ECA Review/Submitted

The Theresetta students and staff have been back at it for a few weeks now.

On the first day of classes for 2019 on Jan. 7, the Grade 3/4 class visited the Lodge during their music class to show off their rhythm skills.

The class has been practising songs that have been using different techniques such as body percussion, stick-passing, and beat-keeping to hold a rhythm.

The Kindergarten and Grade 1/2 classes took their turn on Jan. 10 to entertain with their musical skills, as they headed across the street to Long Term Care.

The group performed some upbeat action songs, including one about the seven habits that Theresetta practices and are an integral part of their ‘Leader In Me’ program.

The 5/6 Class has been busy studying electricity in their science classes.

The students have made some shocking discoveries about what electricity can do for them.

The class has also been starting to work on writing an opinion essay and are doing a great job learning how to express their opinion in a persuasive way.

In music, the students have discovered an alternative use for five gallon Home Hardware buckets as they have started exploring some bucket-drumming activities.

All music classes will soon be starting to prepare for the upcoming annual Coronation Music Festival happening in March.

Wellness session

Theresetta students were able to enjoy a wellness session with the group Amped2Play, from the Red Deer area on Tues. Jan. 14.

All students from Kindergarten to Grade 9 had a session throughout the day with the theme aimed at being connected within our school community.

This event fits well with with the Theresetta Wellness program and the Amped2play leaders worked with Wellness coaches and students in a special session so they can be leaders in the school.

Each grade was able to learn what it means to feel connected to one another throughout the school, as well as how to accept different opinions, feelings and ideas from others around them.

They had fun learning these concepts through a variety of activities and dance!

The Wellness Team can’t wait to meet up with the Amped2play group again this year to help provide even more ideas to implement in Theresetta.

K. Smawley
ECA Review

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