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Student News

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  • Zoom participants during a virtual Grade 5 Exhibition. (June 2020)

    EXHIBITION 2020: GRADE 5 ROCKS THE DIGITAL PLATFORM

    By Chloë McComb & Cyndee De Lande, Faculty

    Every year, during Grade 5 students’ International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP) Exhibition, we as their teachers are used to having new students, a new area of study with the theme “Sharing the Planet,” and new ways of presenting to our school community. This year, we had remote learning to accommodate. It was both a challenge and an opportunity, asking for more student initiative and independence while allowing more choice. We are so very proud of how they rose to this challenge and embraced this opportunity.
     
    In a “choose your own adventure” format, students selected a local and/or global issue, explored different perspectives and potential problems, and then formulated positive, actionable suggestions that our school community could act upon immediately.
     
    Students delivered multimedia presentations in the Ignite style using the Padlet app, conducted surveys and interviews, and created digital children’s books, posters, and flyers with QR codes for websites and petitions to spread the word on the important issues they had studied. They rocked the digital platform! Thank you to all the faculty and parents who supported them through this powerful and unique Grade 5 Exhibition.

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Faculty & Staff News

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  • Coach Zacharias '08 surrounded by the Blazers.

    MEET THE STAFF: COACH ZACHARIAS '08

    This upcoming year, I’ll be entering my 7th season behind the bench of the Blazers prep hockey program, but I’ve been around since the program’s early days.

    I was lucky enough to play for the Blazers in 2007/08, and I know that coming to Balmoral Hall put my life on a different trajectory. After graduating in 2008, I was awarded a full scholarship to play NCAA Division I hockey for the Niagara University Purple Eagles (College Hockey America) in New York. I received a Bachelor of Science in Biology, minoring in Chemistry and French, and I achieved annual recognition with the CHA All-Academic Team.

    I hung up my skates and donned a whistle soon after graduating, and I’ve been privileged to work with both Hockey Manitoba and Hockey Canada since starting my coaching career. I’ve been behind the bench twice at National Women’s U18 Championships, including as silver medallists in 2015, and once at Canada Winter Games in 2019. Most recently, I became a Hockey Canada accredited coaching facilitator and the only female coach in Manitoba who is certified to facilitate coaching seminars!

    My role as Director of Hockey at Balmoral Hall School is much more than a job; this community truly is my second family. I am now colleagues with faculty who taught me. Mrs. Kamins was my Senior School Principal and now she is my boss! I work with fellow coaches who are also my closest friends. Most importantly, I coach a group of incredible young women who, every day, aspire to be better than they were the day before.

    My role is to help our girls see their perceived ceilings become new floors to stand on.

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Alumnae News

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  • Grade 7 student Brooke B. & Senator Patricia Bovey interacted in a class Zoom discussion. (May 2020)

    CAREER TALK WITH HON. PATRICIA (GLOVER) BOVEY '66

    By Kristina Karlsson, Faculty

    Earlier this month, May 9, 2020, grades 7 and 8 and Senior School visual arts students had an incredibly inspiring virtual discussion with alumna Hon. Patricia (Glover) Bovey '66 via Zoom.

    Senator Bovey passionately wove together a reflection on her impressive 50 years of arts experience and community engagement while answering student questions.

    We learned how Senator Bovey’s early musical passions eventually led to her discovery of a passion for art history. She shared stories of the people who inspired her most over the years as she described her varied arts initiatives, which were a result of her diverse interests in health care, crime prevention, and reconciliation. Senator Bovey also worked to bring art laureates to Parliament. We heard her talk about her love of western Canadian, rural, and northern communities. Our discussion continued with topics such as gallery curation, the process of passing a bill in the Senate, book authorship, and the importance of tapping into networking opportunities with people who share our passions and taking advantage of opportunities that arise. Lastly, Senator Bovey emphasized the habit of always expressing gratitude to those who open doors for us (literally and figuratively).

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Balmoral Hall School

630 Westminster Ave. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada  R3C 3S1
Tel: (204) 784-1600 | Fax: (204) 774-5534 | info@balmoralhall.ca
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Our mission at Balmoral Hall School is to inspire girls' imagination and the courage to excel, to reach, to lead, to care.

We are an independent day and boarding school, offering an exceptional all-girls education from child care, starting at age 2, to Grade 12.