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November 5, 2019

A brand-new group of student teachers from SFU and UBC have been visiting Walnut Grove Secondary these past few weeks, prior to the start of their final teaching practicums.  Their university advisors suggested they visit our Library Learning Commons and introduce them...

February 20, 2019

 
Choosing just the right book is a tall order (and this is coming from a tall individual!). If you’ve been to your local bookstore or library lately, you know how overwhelming it can be - you see all the eye-catching covers, but you have no idea if the content will ke...

January 16, 2019

This year my New Year's Resolution is to branch out and read beyond the genres that I normally gravitate towards. It was great fun to start this challenge by ploughing through a stack of our newest graphic novel purchases during the holidays (A quick heads up:  you can...

May 3, 2018

This week is Pride Week.  We have an amazing Pride Club in our school with all sorts of great projects planned for the week – all geared towards celebrating the individuality of all our students.  Students throughout our school are sporting rainbow flag stickers, signi...

This November was, I believe, my fifth November participating in NaNoWriMo. NaNoWriMo, which stands for National Novel Writing Month, is a challenge of sorts to write a whole first draft of a novel in a month. In my previous four years of accepting this challenge, I ha...

October 19, 2017

So I now have purple hair. Not lavender, mauve or a washed out shade. More like the Hex colour #A020F0. Or an incredible shade of Purple Haze. Okay, you might have to Google Jimi Hendrix to get that last one. But the point being that my hair is really purple, very purp...

June 29, 2017

It's almost the summer break and I'm really looking forward to spending some down time at my Indian Arm cabin, enjoying a glass of ice tea and reading a good book.  Bring on the sunshine because I plan to plow through my sadly neglected pile of reading! Actually, come...

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