Father’s Day 2022

For Father’s Day, our students and their fathers spent the morning playing soccer at the Churchill Meadows Community Centre Soccer Field. It was a beautiful sunny morning enjoyed by all the family and friends who attended the event and cheered…

Mother’s Day 2022

We at GLA love celebrating our special moments in life. On Friday, May 6th 2022 we celebrated the special people who have raised us to become the individuals we are today – our mothers. We think all mothers deserve the…

Math Week 2022

My friends and I enjoyed the Math Week event very much. Math week was very fun because it was very entertaining, had good activities, and really engaged everyone. Math week was very entertaining because the activities that we did were…

Christmas 2021

The students of Guiding Light Academy celebrated the Christmas season by entertaining their parents via Zoom. We are so proud of our students!                

French Week

  Bonjour les amis, Here is a short description of the Franco-phonique Program at Guiding Light Academy. This program is a French week dedicated to learning through games, short skits and group activities using innovative methods with action-oriented and creative…

Mini Planters

  What was a nice gift for a teacher was also a very fun science observation as well. The class of 7 and 8 made micro planters. The first step was to take any small plant, (we used small purple…

  At GLA, the grades 7 and 8 class performed a simple experiment in science. They have been learning about thermal expansion in different states of matter. On June 9th, the students conducted an experiment on the laws of thermal…

Lava Lamp

  This week the Grade 7 and 8 class created this experiment. It is a simple way of making a lava lamp. To make it we used: oil, water, and food coloring, and we reused a plastic water bottle. Pour…

Ways to prevent learning loss

Many students experience a regression in learning when they neglect to engage in any educational activities over the summer break. Most children experience interactive learning when they participate in summer camps and programs, which may incorporate some aspects of reading,…

critical thinking

Critical thinking skills, are skills children need to learn to be able to solve problems and make good, sound decisions. These types of abilities are lifelong skills built from putting together puzzles as a child in kindergarten to determining the…