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Monday, May 15th, 2017

Tiny Living of Learning

Space Based Teaching

By Cale Stanage
Grade 2/3

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Monday, May 1st, 2017

The Dormick Park Podcast Show

A parent recently posted this comment on our school’s Facebook page: “When I was in school, my first computer experience was a wooden box placed over my hands so I couldn't see the keyboard, now ki

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Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Make Learning to Read Fun!

How do we help students learn to read? One of the ways is to make it fun!

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Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

#tuneytuesday at Dormick Park

From a simple song that helps Kindergarten students learn their letter sounds, to a school-wide performance sung in an assembly, music is heard in classrooms throughout Dormick Park Elementary ever

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Thursday, October 5th, 2017

If Not Us, Then Who?

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I had the pleasure of attending our Orange Shirt Day ceremony last week at Mill Lake.

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Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

What, No Homework?!

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I am going to state right of the bat, that some of the positions I take below may not sit well with everyone. Homework seems to be one of those things about which everyone has an opinion, in part b

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Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

A Child’s Best Hope

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I would like to welcome everyone back from what I hope was a relaxing summer with family and friends.

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Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Thank You For Your Leadership

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

As we wind the school year down, I would like to close with some reflections on 2016/17. This year will go down as one of my more memorable for a number of reasons.

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Thursday, June 15th, 2017

The Joy & Promise of Convocation

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

As you know, it is convocation season all around our district and province. We have eight different schools that host this very special rite of passage, and this year we will have over 1200 student

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Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

The Many Faces of Parent Engagement

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I have been thinking about our parent engagement (one of our district goals), and how important it is to the work we do, particularly in the face of our revised curriculum. If you are a parent your

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