Great Things Seen & Heard

  • Thank you to so many teachers and EA’s who covered absent staff last week!
  • Staff member corrected a student for swearing in the hallway and is later caught swearing herself by the same student!
  • Grade 10 student has already finished Science 14 & Science 24 courses this semester and seems to be starting a trend with other students asking to do the same.
  • Student tells teacher she can run her dog today because it’s beautiful out!
  • Overheard: We don’t want to solicit parents, just funds.
  • Our sports students have been bringing tea in from hotels to supply a classroom known for casual tea time!
  • The competitive spirit is kicking in for food bank donations.
  • Division Office was reported to have better toilet paper than our school!
  • Checking bathroom ceiling tiles: we have to be Y’s for the boys’ room, but we’re wise!
  • Recent discovery: a secret room for playing tricks on washroom loiterers… all we need is a remotely controlled speaker system!

Great Things Seen & Heard

  • Thank you to JN for preparing our Remembrance Day online presentation!
  • A student thought we got a new Chromebook cart, but he was looking at the ice maker in the Foods Lab!
  • Student calls his male ELA teacher Missus because he doesn’t know the difference between that and Mister…
  • Oops! A spelling mistake seen in recently shared correspondence: Tip Shits instead of Tip Sheets…

Great Things Seen & Heard

  • Student loves the school lunch so much that he asks the Foods teacher to do the same recipe in his class so that he can learn how to make it!
  • Student hallway monitor sending notorious hallway wanderer back to his class, saying she doesn’t believe he even has a locker!
  • Student who started Science 14 late at PVO already finished the course!
  • Job aspirations? No need for a job; the student is planning to live in the forest and hug trees.
  • Students have been learning a few words in Chinese in Math 10-3. One was joking around with another teacher and tried to call her “Miss Buttface” but actually said “Prostitute Buttface.” Either way, he was pretty embarrassed to be caught!
  • Overheard in hallway: Student feels like a five-dollar hooker in that dress!

Great Things Seen & Heard

  • If someone asks how the coffee got on the ceiling in the science lab, we could always say it was a science experiment…
  • One of our quietest teachers was reported to have started a scene in a local restaurant before leaving in a huff…
  • After the Bio 30 pumpkin dilation exercise, one of the girls said, “That’s what I don’t like about being a girl!”
  • La Boom days are very popular, especially with the boys!
  • Our new basketball coach has his new shoes ready!
  • Student just trying to be a housewife, so she says we’re ruining it for her!
  • Wellness Coach enters a class as they are discussing STI’s so she piped up with, “Okay, guys, I’m here for the talk!”
  • Was a teacher visiting Mr. Rogers’ house? No, it was someone else.
  • Now we know how special NS is: a student brought her dried meat, and neither ate it on the bus on the way nor forgot it on the table at home!
  • A student claimed that he is secretly very smart…
  • A student learned four things the day he spent it in the office: not to vape at school, how to tell time without a cell phone, how much work he can get done in a day without distractions, and how many kids skip outside the office window!
  • New fundraising idea: selling feet on the feet finder?!

Great Things Seen & Heard

  • Student completed two assignments in the first day of a new class!
  • Now special club-member teachers are receiving bootie compliments from other teachers.
  • Grade 10s have been the favourite class in PE!
  • One of our Humanities teachers will be coaching basketball this year!
  • When a teacher was talking about “golf zones” the other day, someone else heard “gall stones!”
  • A student refused to say hi to TP because he didn’t know who she is. He guessed she was the librarian, then the principal, and finally guessed she is the “secondary!”
  • The bathroom was accidentally called “the drunk room.”

Great Things Seen & Heard

  • Boys’ bathroom spy earns free lunches by revealing identity of yogurt slob.
  • If snitches get stitches, we need to find a positive rhyming word for whoever reveals the identity of the blueberry crusher. Could it be that snitches get riches?
  • In PE class (the one with 50 students), students have an opportunity to win a Golden G award!
  • Overheard at PVO: there are two opinions, mine and the wrong one.

Great Things Seen & Heard

  • We have such an awesome staff who can work together to handle anything that comes our way!
  • We have secret watchdog students who are keeping a handful of students in line.
  • Students in Foods made cookies for TP when choosing to do whatever they wanted!
  • Students in Science 14 reviewed kindergarten class rules on Kahoot!  

Great Things Seen & Heard

  • One of our teachers won a scholarship for attending PD in Calgary!
  • PVO-VP’s child and PE teacher’s child got in a fist fight at HPE!
  • A student was seen listing prospects for CB!
  • We’ve had the fewest students with frivolous reasons for changing classes in at least 7 years!
  • Students are moving up streams!
  • Student overheard asking permission to run in the hallway because he’s late for class!