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2J: School’s Out For Summer!

What a great last day of school!!!  We spent much of it at the Blackfalds Spray Park having a picnic and lots of fun TOGETHER!!!  Thank you all for a truly amazing year.  I look forward to seeing each in the hallways and in your Grade 3 classrooms in the fall.  Have a fantastically fun summer!!! … Continue reading

Mission: Impossible!

Mission: Impossible!

Over the next several weeks,  Iron Ridge Elementary Campus will have our Mission: Impossible obstacle course set up.  Students will work on many different skills including experimenting with movement, pathways, stance, and balance.  Today was our second day for Mission: Impossible.  Here is a video to show some of our “missions”!

IREC’s Annual Spring Fling!

IREC’s Annual Spring Fling!

So IREC had our Annual Spring Fling school-wide dance today, and it was a blast!  Much of March was spent on our dance unit during gym class.  Below is a video of our 2Js and 2Ls doing one last practice before our Big Dance! Gr.2Js, please leave a comment about which was your favourite Spring … Continue reading

Decorate the Christmas Tree Relay Races

In gym class today we had a fun, festive relay race! Teams had to run to the middle of the gym, grab a “decoration”, then keep running to the far end of the gym to put their decoration on the “tree” (one of their teammates). Finally each person had to sprint back to the other … Continue reading

The 12 Days of Fitness

Every Christmas season IREC does a school-wide physical activity called the 12 Days of Fitness.  Today was the 2J’s turn to present on the morning announcements for the 5th day of Fitness.  Ashley, Kailyn and Rhys announced our activities while the rest of the school followed along.  Click on the photo beneath to watch a video … Continue reading

Fall Frenzy 2014

Another successful IREC school-wide physical activity was had today.  Our Fall Frenzy was so much fun, filled with tons of stations and lots of friends!  Thank you to all of the parent volunteers and to Mrs. Walton for doing such a great job organizing this fantastic annual event!  We even got apple snacks at the … Continue reading

Spring Fling 2014!!!

During the month of March, all of the classes at IREC have been working on a whole bunch of dances in gym class.  As a celebration, the entire school got together and had our annual Spring Fling!  It was so much fun to participate and dance as a huge group!  Below is a slideshow of … Continue reading

Cooperation

Cooperation was our theme of the day today! We started out in gym class where we did some relay races with the 2F class. Noodles were given to each team, and partners had to communicate and work together to complete their lengths. Finishing first wasn’t the goal, it was finishing together and having fun! We … Continue reading

Pirate’s Treasure

I love it when the kids teach me new games!  Today in gym class they taught me Pirate’s Treasure.  They were able to explain and demonstrate it extremely well!  It also looked like so much fun and they were synergizing wonderfully so I decided to video a short clip to show.

Frisbees

The 2Js took advantage of the beautiful weather outside today and began practicing our frisbee throwing and catching skills to work up to playing some frisbee games.  Below are some pictures as well as a video of Max and Brendon playing a game of catch.