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Peer Mentoring at Connect Charter School

The Peer Mentoring program at Connect Charter School began in 2014 when a grade 8 teacher saw a need to create a leadership opportunity for older students within the school, that would also contribute to internal community building. The initial program ran with

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Fundraising at Connect Charter School

For any non-profit or registered charity, fundraising is essential to programming. Connect Charter School is fortunate to have a robust fundraising program, organized and operated by parents. If you’ve ever wondered how money is raised and disbursed at Connect, here is some useful

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Partners in Place: Student Perspective

By Danielle M, Social Problem Solving Through Design Thinking Elective Student Connect Charter School started Partners in Place in 2017, when the grade sevens of that time buddied with the grade threes and fours of the Tsuut’ina elementary school. There we were able

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Partners in Place: Social Problem Solving Through Design Thinking

This project is a partnership between the Calgary Foundation, Tsuut’ina Education Department, Connect Charter School, and Mount Royal University. Social Problem Solving through Design is a joint initiative between Connect Charter School and the Tsuut’ina Education Department. It is an evolution of Partners

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Connect Charter School: Inclusive Education

Brittney MacDonald, Inclusive Practices Coordinator Inclusion and our Charter Connect Charter School is dedicated to exemplary teaching, learning, and leading in a way that fosters optimal learning for all students. This means that diversity among our learner population is well understood and planned

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Run Club at Connect Charter School

The opening athletic event of the school year is cross country running.  While the season wraps up in October, we try to keep the running lifestyle and benefits alive throughout the school year with runs that start at the school at 7:45 am

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Connect Charter School Partners with Mount Royal University

Since 2012, Connect Charter School has worked closely with Mount Royal University (MRU), hosting numerous teacher candidate cohorts from the university’s Department of Education.  This fall, Connect Grade 5 Math & Science teacher Kevin Sonico was seconded to the Department of Education at

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Creative Technologies Course: Connect Charter School

The Creative Technologies course was introduced at Connect Charter School in August, 2019, as part of Connect’s complementary programming.  Students in grades 4, 5, 7, 8, and 9 each rotate through music with Mr. Andrew Bolen, fine arts with Ms. Lorrie Emin, and

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