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What's Happening at EES - NEW PHOTOS ADDED!

Moose Hide Campaign

Classes participated in the Moose Hide Campaign on Thursday, May 12.

The Moose Hide Campaign is a grassroots movement of Indigenous and non-Indigenous men and boys who are standing up against violence towards men and children. Students were provided with moosehide pins and given the option to wear them to signify their commitment and support. 

For more information about the campaign, please visit:


Jump Rope for Heart

EES beat our goal of $2,000 and raised a grand total of $2,615 for heart and stroke research. We held a Whole School Jump on May 24 from 10:30-11:30am. 

Columbia Valley Art From The Heart

Columbia Valley Arts is hosting another exciting year of Art from the Heart. On Wednesday, May 18, representatives from CV Arts came to host a clay tile workshop. Students were provided with clay kits that included clay, tools and glazes and they were given instruction on how to create a tile of their choice. The tiles will now go to the kiln for firing and they will get glaze for finishing them off. They will be put on display in the near future - stay tuned for the  viewing date.

NHL Speaker - Jason Simon

Former NHL Player, Jason Simon, came to speak with the Intermediate Classes on Wednesday, May 18. 

Jason Simon Simon played in 5 NHL games for the Phoenix Coyotes and New York Islanders between 1994 and 1996. The rest of his career (1989 to 2009) was spent in various minor leagues.

For the past several years, Simon has been travelling around North America as a motivational speaker. He especially enjoys visiting Indigenous communities where he thrives on talking to students about his own successes and struggles as well as the importance of physical and mental well-being.

WITS & Conservation Officer

As part of the WITS Program, the Conservation Officer accompanied the RCMP to visit the Kindergarten and Grade 1/2 Classes on Wednesday, May 11.

Grade 1 After School Program

Monday, May 9th - as part of the Grade 1 After School Program, the students participated in an art project using pieces from their scavenger hunt last week.

Appreciation Lunch

A complimentary lunch was provided on behalf of the Indigenous Program this Thursday, May 5th consisting of Buffalo Stew and Bannock (Fry Bread) to show appreciation and to express gratitude to all Edgewater staff, students and families for supporting, learning and understanding about the Indigenous peoples and the school program.



Grade 7 Transition Planning

Students from DTSS visited Mr. Reid's Grade 7 class on Tuesday, April 26 to give a presentation on the high school.

Wildsight Visit - Kindergarten Class

The Kindergarten students were able to continue on their exploration of the seasons with Wildsight on Tuesday April 19th. The class went outside for this learning session to create a sound map of spring and to find a bud buddy to visit again later in the month to see if it has bloomed into a flower or a leaf.

Science Circuits - Grade 6/7 Class

Mr. Reid's Grade 6/7 Class collaborated to power a light bulb with potatoes!

Easter Scavenger Hunt

The Leadership Group organized Easter activities and a scavenger hunt for K-4 classes on Thursday, April 14 :)

WITS Program - K & Grade 1

WITS Program visit from the RCMP for K and Grade 1 classes on April 12 

Student to Community Kindness

Columbia Valley Community Foundation generously donated funds for students to send either flowers or fudge from Inspire Floral Boutique to someone in the community who has helped them with their mental health and/or through a tricky time!


Buddy Reading - Mr. Bush & Mrs. Smith's classes

Beautiful Day to Read Outside!

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