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2016 - 2017 Monthly Highlights

September - EveryBODY Can Dance with Luv2Groove K - 6 * Spirit Day: Cupcake Sale * Meet the Teacher Event * Character & Awards Assembly: Respect

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Severn students K - 6 dance

with Luv2Groove instructor Mr. Cee

October - Terry Fox Run * Cross-Country * Dictionaries 4 Life - Gr. 3s * Carleton University Butterfly Show Field Trip Gr. 1/2s * Soccer

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Grade 1/2 Field Trip to Carleton

University's Annual Butterfly Show

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November - Character & Awards Assembly: Acceptance * Stone Soup Day K - 6 * Spirit Day: Twin Day K - 6 * Remembrance Day Ceremony * We Day - Grade 6s * Parent-Teacher Conferences * Spirit Day: Pyjama Day * Character & Awards Assembly: Appreciation

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Spirit Day: Twin Day!

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December - Swim to Survive - Gr. 3s * Severn 's Talent Show * Spirit Day: Festive Sweater Day * Food Drive for the Ottawa Food Bank * Character & Awards Assembly: Cooperation

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SEVERN'S STARS...

They sing, dance, tell jokes & do karate!

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January - Kindergarten Parent Workshop * Spirit Day: Hat & Hoodie Day * Character & Awards Assembly: Empathy

February - "I Love to Skate" Program sponsored by the City of Ottawa, Canadian Tire Jumpstart & the Sens Foundation: Gr. 3 - 4/5 classes receive free skates, helmets, gloves and hats * Outdoor skating lessons Gr. 3 - 4/5 * Volleyball * Dental Screening * Right to Play Assembly Gr. 3 - 6 * Candygram Fundraiser * Character & Awards Assembly: Fairness

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March - "Read to Succeed" Ottawa 67s Goalie Ollie Lafreniere reads to the Grade 1 - 3/4 Classes * Students receive a pair of free tickets to an Ottawa 67s Game * Juno Award Winner & Severn Alumni Performs "Peter Puffin and the Whale Tales" K - 6 * Spirit Day: Crazy Hair Day * Character & Awards Assembly: Integrity

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Peter Puffin Whale Tales
Peter Puffin Group 2017

April - Performance by Aboriginal Experiences: "Nanabush and the Ducks" K - 6 * Character & Awards Assembly: Optimism

May - Girls Basketball Team Wins Gold! * Boys Basketball Team Wins Silver! * Volunteer Appreciation Cheese Luncheon * Odyssey Showcase "Canada Roars: A Musical Taste of our Canadian Heritage" Field Trip Gr. 3/4 - 6 * Character & Awards Assembly: Perseverance

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June - Woodroffe Avenue Students visit Severn * Severn Students visit Pinecrest and D. Roy Kennedy * Kindergarten Information Meeting * Mobile Eye Clinic Visits courtesy of the Canadian Council of the Blind & Ottawa Lions Club K - 6 * National Arts Centre Performance K - 6 * Grade 5/6 Students vs. Teachers Soccer Game * Family Movie Night * Wild Bird Care Centre and Sanctuary Field Trip - JK/SK * Carleton University Recreation Day - Gr. 6s * Gr. 6 Leaving Ceremony * Whole School Clap-Out * Character & Awards Assembly: Responsibility

2015 - 2016 Monthly Highlights

September - EveryBODY Can Dance with Luv2Groove K - 6 * Terry Fox Run * Character & Awards Assembly: Acceptance

October - Dictionaries 4 Life - Gr. 3s * Cross-Country * NAC Field Trip "Charlotte and the Music Maker" Gr. 4 - 6 * Soccer * Speaker's Series: Constable Darren Joseph Gr. 4 - 6 * Character & Awards Assembly: Appreciation

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Illustration by Kinnon Elliot

"Charlotte and the Music Maker"

November - S peaker's Series: Author Carol Gravelle speaks with our Gr. 4 - 6 students * Remembrance Day Ceremony with guest speakers Lieutenant-Commanders Nadia Shields and Benjamin Seaby * Parent-Teacher Conferences * Swim to Survive - Gr. 3s * We Day - Gr. 6s * Character & Awards Assembly: Cooperation

REMEMBRANCE DAY CEREMONY

November 11th, 2015

with Lieutenant-Commanders

B enjamin Seaby and Nadia Shields

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December - Severn 's Talent Show * Character & Awards Assembly: Empathy

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SEVERN'S STARS...

They dance, sing and play

musical instruments !

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January - Kindergarten Parent Workshop * Student Authors K - 6: Inpidual Book Writing Begins * Character & Awards Assembly: Fairness

February - "I Love to Skate" Program sponsored by the City of Ottawa, Canadian Tire Jumpstart & the Sens Foundation: Gr. 3 - 4/5 classes receive free skates, helmets, gloves and hats * Outdoor skating lessons Gr. 3 - 4/5 * Volleyball * Toonie Tuesday * Character & Awards Assembly: Integrity

March - "I Love to Skate" Wrap-up Party @ Canadian Tire Centre Gr. 3 - 4/5 * Character & Awards Assembly: Optimism

April - Mobile Eye Clinic Visits courtesy of the Canadian Council of the Blind & Ottawa Lions Club K - 6 * Dental Screening * "From the Bronx to Brazil" MASC Drumming Workshop Gr. 5/6 * National Arts Centre Percussion Demonstration K - 6 * Bill Mason Centre Field Trip - Gr. 3s * National Arts Centre Dance Workshop (Gr. 3/4 class) choreographed by Sioned Watkins * Character & Awards Assembly: Perseverance

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NAC Dance Workshop Gr. 3/4

with Sioned Watkins

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May - "Mindfulness" Training for Students K - 6 * Author Tim Wynne-Jones reads his book "Secret Agent Man Goes Shopping for Shoes" to the K - 2 students * Volunteer readers from Jump 106.9 and Boom 99.7 discuss the book with students * First Book Canada gives all K - 2 students their own signed hardcover copy of "Secret Agent Man Goes Shopping For Shoes" * Holodomor Mobile Classroom visits the Gr. 5/6s * NAC Remix Concert (Gr. 3/4 Class) @ Woodroffe H.S. * Girls Basketball Team Wins Gold! * MacSkimming Outdoor Education Centre Field Trip - Gr. 3s * Volunteer Appreciation Cheese Luncheon * Character & Awards Assembly: Respect

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MacSkimming Outdoor

Education Centre Field Trip

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June - Dental Health Presentation Gr. 1/2 Classes * Gr. 5/6 Freezie Fundraiser for World Vision * Kindergarten Information Meeting * Track and Field * Student-created books arrive K - 6 * Carleton University Recreation Day - Gr. 6s * Gr. 6 Leaving Ceremony and Clap-Out * Character & Awards Assembly: Responsibility

2014 - 2015 Monthly Highlights

September - Primary/Junior New Play Structure Grand Opening * "Meet the Teacher" Night with Family Portraits by Carpe Diem Photography * Terry Fox Run * EveryBODY Can Dance with Luv2Groove K - 6 * Author Stacey Matson meets with Gr. 4 - 6 Students * Character & Awards Assembly: Acceptance

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Morning Recess: Junior Play

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Afternoon Recess: Primary Play

October - Soccer * Carleton University Butterfly Show Field Trip Gr. 1 - 2/3 * Dictionaries 4 Life - Gr. 3s * Cross-Country * "Eat Well! Learn Well!" Nutrition Night * Character & Awards Assembly: Appreciation

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Grade 1, 1/2 & 2/3 Field Trip to

Carleton University's Annual Butterfly Show

November - Gr. 3 - 6 Beechwood Cemetery Field Trip to see the "Where Poppies Blow" Performance * Remembrance Day Ceremony with Guest Speaker Lieutenant-Commander Richard Warman * Ottawa Police Chief Charles Bordeleau Reads to the Grade 2/3 Students * Swim to Survive - Gr. 3s * Parent-Teacher Conferences * Giller Prize Finalist and Winner of the Commonwealth Writer's Prize Michael Redhill speaks with Gr. 3 - 6 students * Character & Awards Assembly: Cooperation

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Photographer James Park, Ottawa Citizen

CLICK HERE to see the Ottawa Citizen's

REMEMBRANCE DAY 2014: PHOTO ESSAY

including a photograph from our ceremony

December - Speaker's Series: Ottawa 67's players Trent Mallette and Zack Pittman, Riley the Mascot, and Community Events Specialist Mark Sluban speak to students about teamwork and bullying K - 6 * Free/Discounted Student Tickets for Ottawa 67's, Ottawa Fury FC & Ottawa Red Blacks Games in 2015 Courtesy of the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group K - 6 * Character & Awards Assembly: Empathy

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Ottawa 67's Player and Mascot Visit

Talking About Teamwork

January - Speaker's Series: Constable Mahamud Elmi Gr. 3 - 6 * Kindergarten Parent Workshop * Severn Students Featured in the OCDSB Kindergarten Advertisement * Student Authors K - 6: Inpidual Book Writing Begins * Character & Awards Assembly: Fairness

February - Family Pasta Night * "I Love to Skate" Program sponsored by the City of Ottawa, Canadian Tire Jumpstart & the Sens Foundation: Gr. 2/3 - 4 classes receive free skates, helmets, gloves and hats * Outdoor skating lessons Gr. 2/3 - 4 * Volleyball * Toonie Tuesday Fundraiser for the Education Foundation * Character & Awards Assembly: Integrity

March - "I Love to Skate" Wrap-up Party @ Canadian Tire Centre Gr. 2/3 - 4 * "Patterns and Pulse" MASC Drumming Workshop Gr. 4 - 6 * Elder and Aboriginal Storyteller Trevor Mackay along with Neil Wilson Development Director of the Ottawa International Writer's Festival visit our Gr. 4 class * Character & Awards Assembly: Optimism

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MASC Drumming Workshop Gr. 4 - 6

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Curling Canada Program K - 6

April - We Day @ Canadian Tire Centre with speaker Jonathan Pitre Gr. 5/6s * Curling Canada "Rocks and Rings" Workshop with Olympian Jamie Sinclair K - 6 * Geography Challenge Gr. 4 - 6 * Author Sandra Bradley reads her book "Henry Holton Takes the Ice" to the Gr. 1 - 2/3 students * First Book Canada & Kumon in partnership give all Gr. 1 - 2/3 students their own signed hardcover copy of "Henry Holton Takes the Ice" * Talent Show and "Ryan's Well" Fundraiser K - 6 * AIM French Presentations Gr. 3 - 6 * Author Kate Jaimet, Finalist for the Ottawa Book Award and Silver Birch Fiction Award for her book "Dunces Anonymous" visits our Gr. 4 class * School Tour by OCDSB Director of Education Jennifer Adams * Character & Awards Assembly: Perseverance

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Author Visit: Sandra Bradley

CLICK HERE for a NEWSPAPER ARTICLE about Sandra Bradley's visit!

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May - AIM French Presentations K - 2/3 * Basketball * Danse Partout Workshops K - 6 * Speaker's Series: Constable Darren Joseph * Canadian Poet, Fiction Writer, Editor and Creative Writing Instructor Stewart Ross visits our Gr. 4 class * MASC Arts Awards 2015 Celebration * Character & Awards Assembly: Respect

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Literacy Cafe: Grade 4 Class

MASC Arts Awards

Honorable Mention - Literary Arts

Gabriela Moraes

June - Literacy Café - Grade 4s * Grade 5/6 Fundraiser for Mayan Families Canada to Fund Education for Children in Guatemala * Track and Field * Student-created books arrive K - 6 * Carleton University Recreation Day - Gr. 6s * Gr. 6 Leaving Ceremony and Clap-Out * Character & Awards Assembly: Responsibility

2013 - 2014 Monthly Highlights

September - EveryBODY Can Dance with Luv2Groove * Speaker's Series: Constable Mark Tereschuk (School Resource Officer) * Terry Fox Run * Character & Awards Assembly: Acceptance

October - Speaker's Series: Mr. Nathan Smith (Manager, Coles Bookstore, Place D'Orleans) * Soccer * Family Pasta Night * Hydro Ottawa Safety Presentations K - 6 * Dictionaries 4 Life - Gr. 3s * Writer's Festival Visit: Toronto Poet George Elliot Clark & Halifax Artist Susan Tooke Gr. 3 - 6 * Swim to Survive - Gr. 3 - 4s * Cross Country * Gr. 3 App Building Project Start-up with Woodroffe H.S. Computer Science Students * Character & Awards Assembly: Appreciation

November - Nepean H.S. Performance "The Lion King" K - 6 * Remembrance Day Ceremony * Gr. 5 - 6 Museum of Civilization Field Trip: "The Fur Trade"/"First People's of Canada" * Ice Cream Party Gr. 1 - 2 *Speaker's Series: Mr. Gordon Esnard (Food and Beverages Operations Manager, Algonquin College) * Ottawa Reads Program Launch with Ottawa Police Constables * Roots of Empathy K Classroom * Pileated Woodpecker Visit * Mental Health "Stress" Workshop With Dr. Gill * Character & Awards Assembly: Cooperation

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CLICK HERE

to see

a very determined

pileated woodpecker

at work

on the front lawn

of our school!

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December - Visit by Ottawa Police Chief Charles Bordeleau as part of the Ottawa Reads Primary Literacy Program * Speaker's Series: Constable DJ (Ottawa Police Service) * Gifts for every students thanks to Costco Staff at their Head Office on Hunt Club at Merivale * Holiday Concert * Character & Awards Assembly: Empathy

January - Gymnasium floor refinishing * Healthy Heart Kids Presentation Gr. 3 - 6 * "I Love to Skate" Program sponsored by the City of Ottawa, Canadian Tire Jumpstart & the Sens Foundation - Gr. 2 and Gr. 3/4 classes receive free skates, helmets, gloves and hats

February - Our 2 new Kindergarten classrooms opened * Outdoor skating lessons Gr. 2 and Gr. 3/4 * Speaker's Series: Derek De Beer (Musician) * Volleyball * Toonie Tuesday Fundraiser for the Education Foundation * Character & Awards Assembly: Fairness & Integrity

March - "I Love to Skate" Wrap-up Party @ Canadian Tire Centre Gr. 2 and Gr. 3/4 * Printmaking Workshop Gr. 1 - 2 * "Weston Family Environmental Leadership Program" @ MacSkimming – Gr. 6 * "Looking at Pictures" with the National Gallery of Canada Gr. 1 - 6 * Character & Awards Assembly: Optimism

April - Canterbury H.S. Performances "A Family for all Seasons" & "Winnie the Pooh" K - 6 * Salamander Theatre Performance "The Last Drop" Gr. 1 - 6 * We Day Gr. 6s * Volunteer Luncheon * Character & Awards Assembly: Perseverance

May - Museum of Nature Field Trip Gr. 1 - 2 * Both our Girls and Boys Basketball teams win Gold * Day of Remembrance Ceremony with Guest Speaker Master Warrant Officer Repesse K - 6 * Classroom visit from Mail Carrier Ross Gr. 1 - 2 * Amnesty International Bake Sale Fundraiser Gr. 6s * Numeracy Night K - 6 * Character & Awards Assembly: Respect

June - Yaki Musical Performance K - 1 * Carleton University Sports Field Trip Gr. 6s * Yvon Soglo Dance Performance K - 6 * Team NASCAR car and driver Dave Connelly visit & host the Schneider's BBQ fundraiser for Severn at Metro, Lincoln Fields * Ottawa Fury Soccer Clinics Gr. 1 - 6 * Museum of History Field Trip Gr. 2 & Gr. 3/4 * Jump Rope for Heart Skipping Events K - 6 * Student-created books arrive K - 6 * Track and Field * Gr. 6 Leaving Ceremony and Clap-Out * Character & Awards Assembly: Responsibility

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