Category Archives: Guidance

September 22, 2014 Parenting Workshop (Positive Parenting

Join the LS counsellors as we present an introduction to Parenting the Positive Discipline Way. (For parents who have students in grades Pre-k through 6). This will be a dynamic and interactive workshop. Parenting the Positive Discipline Way is a … Continue reading

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Big Brothers / Big Sister’s Peer Mentoring at CDNIS

The Big Brother / Big Sister program matches G11 & 12 students with students G3 – 6 in a one-on-one relationships to provide guidance. Through this special relationship, peer mentors provide advice and support and serve as role models for … Continue reading

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Parenting the child who has ADHD

Once again we are thrilled to welcome Dr. Jadis Blurton http://www.blurton-fdc.com as she talks to us about parenting our children who have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) What  do  you  do  with  a  child  who  may  be  bright,  flexible, … Continue reading

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New Student Pizza Lunch

What’s a great way to make friends? By breaking bread together and sharing stories… or in this case- PIZZA! All new students in grades 1 – 6 are warmly invited to join Lolita Schmalenberg and Michele Moskowitz for the New … Continue reading

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Raising Girls

What a fantastic turn out we had for the Dr. Jadis Blurton session on ‘Raising Girls’. Over 150 mothers joined us for the two hour session. With humour Dr, Blurton debunked some of the myths about women/ girls, shared relevant research … Continue reading

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Moving on Up!

Transitions can bring both feelings of excitement and trepidation for a student but when that transition is a move to the next division in the school these feelings are often shared by both parents and child. With this in mind … Continue reading

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It’s a Girl Thing

Every parent naturally wants the best for their child; the ability to make good choices, friends who are supportive and caring, strength when dealing with disappointment or tough life lessons….Self- esteem, resilience, confidence and character are values we all want … Continue reading

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Save the Date for Michael Thompson at CDNIS

March 17 and March 18 Michael Thompson, Ph.D. is a consultant, author and psychologist specializing in children and families. He is the supervising psychologist for the Belmont Hill School and has worked in more than 500 schools as well as … Continue reading

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Mind Up

Ms. Wilde and I are finishing up a 15 week Mind Up Pilot Program in Grade 2. What is Mind Up ? It is a program implemented in the classrooms that promotes and develops attention to oneself and others. I … Continue reading

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Awesome Action Needs Your Help

Awesome action is a teacher lead club for students in grades 5 & 6 who want to participate in local community action and find small ways to make life a bit more awesome for people in their school community. Our … Continue reading

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