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Opinion: Why In-Person Learning is so Important    

Opinion: Why In-Person Learning is so Important  By Liam Toews  In 2020, schools around the globe were faced with a problem. The COVID-19 pandemic had forced the world into lockdown, and with that came the inability for students to attend school. With hopes of a return to normal seemingly years away, schools across the world...


Grade 4 Drama with Mme Harriz   

Grade 4 Drama with Mme Harriz   By: Taouq Al-lefdawi  Students in Grade 4 drama are fortunate to have Mme Harriz for drama. Her sense of humour, her teaching style, and patience make her an amazing teacher.   The class sometimes starts with students focusing on mindfulness, reflections, and games. For example, the game “Yes Let’s” involves...


Winter Weather Statement

Dear Students and Parents,   Please note the following statement related to winter weather. We are expecting to have normal classes tomorrow but there will inevitably be some late arrivals and bus service may be impacted. In the future, any weather-related updates would be communicated as per below, with additional details about class expectations provided by Junior...


Spooky Sprint 

Spooky Sprint  By: Sophia Cao  On Tuesday, October 18, students from Grades 4, 5, and 6 went on a trip to Wesley Clover Park in Kanata to participate in the Spooky Sprint with several other Ottawa schools. We were placed by age from U10 (9 and under) to U12 (11 and under) with boys and...


Grade 4 Halloween Committee 

Grade 4 Halloween Committee  By Matthew Foster and Emily Toews    The Holiday and Celebration Committees are leadership opportunities for students in Mrs. Sargeant’s Grade 4 classroom. Students can decide to chair a committee by picking a holiday or celebration that is important to them and finding 3 or 4 people to join as members. Students...


The Grade 4, 5, 6 Co-Ed & Boys Soccer Tournament

The Grade 4, 5, 6 Co-Ed & Boys Soccer Tournament By: Samuel Qing & Chenchen Ying  On October 3rd, 2022, the grade 4, 5, 6 boys went to the Hornet’s Nest to face off against seven different schools. Ashbury succeeded in winning every single game during the semi-finals, and even though stress levels were high,...


How COVID is Shaping Our Lives

How COVID is Shaping Our Lives By: Liam Toews  In March 2020, the WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic, and what we thought of as normal changed drastically right before our eyes. Before that time, we all thought COVID was just a novel thing, that it would come and go quickly, that it was just another...


Round Square Conference Billeting

Ashbury is proud to host a unique and novel “winter” Round Square Conference from February 13-19, 2023. The conference will feature a variety of winter sports, and activities to bring the community together including “Living the North” with billet families. Delegates can look forward to unique activities like a 2-night stay at the Chateau Montebello resort, an Ottawa Senators hockey game,...


Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Dear Ashburians, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II passing yesterday at 96 years of age and after over 70 years as Head of State of the United Kingdom and 14 other countries, including Canada, has captured the attention of so many around the world. For those students who are less familiar with our constitutional monarchy here...

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