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Sparks Of The Month

Each month we celebrate excellence in its many forms at SESS. Teachers select 2 students from their class who have demonstrated excellence in a particular area. Students receive a certificate and are recognized in our monthly elementary assembly. 
Sparks of the Month (January)

Ms. Beebe:

Anoop Grewal for his studious efforts to make up missed work.

Kai Kemph for demonstrating grit and perseverance to learn what is not easy and staying positive throughout the process.

 

Ms. Fischer:

Teyo Sahm for taking pride in being a good friend and doing well on assignments. Teyo also has a witty sense of humour that is fun to be around. 

Celeste Gagnon for consistently does her best on her assignments and takes the time to help her classmates do their best too. Celeste is also kind to everyone in the class.

 

Ms. King:

Landen Spittal for having a positive attitude when practicing his literacy skills.

Matt St. Cyr for his continuing growth in leadership on his learning and prototype building teams, and earnest desire to support others, including the adults, in our community.

 

Ms. Champagne:

Jugaad Desi for consistently working hard on developing characters and details in his short story, or rather novel, he is at 7 typed pages already!

Kaitetkwe Louis for always being a supportive friend to others in the classroom.

 

Mr. Grainger:

Hunter Pelletier for his leadership in Math class.

Jessica Eckley for her irrepressible enthusiasm.

 

Ms. Perreault:

Parker Bensen for consistently being a considerate classmate, and consistently putting awesome effort into his assignments.

Maggie Wagner for amazing attendance, caring for her friends, and completing so many units of Lexia.

 

Sparks of the Month (November/December)

Ms. Beebe:

Kirn Dulohan - is recognized for his artistic abilities and attention to detail.

Brooklyn Joe - is recognized for her willingness to learn new skills, both academically and athletically.

Leo Nelson - is recognized for his ability to think deeply and critically about social issues.

Blake Schneider - is recognized for his creative abilities in remapping the world as we know it.

 

Ms. Fischer:

Preet Gill - Preet is a delightful, positive energy in the classroom! He takes pride in being kind and contributing to class discussions.

Grace McWilliams - Grace is a great student. She always stays on top of her schoolwork and goes the extra mile by adding detail to her creative projects. 

Kai Rivest - Kai is a natural leader in the classroom. He is quick to help others and stand up for what is right.

Karson Burchett - Karson is a bright student. He is a talented writer and artist, and always has something thoughtful to add to class discussions.

 

Ms. King:

Logan Zant - Sparks award for Leadership on, and support of, classroom learning teams, volleyball, and his openness to learn leadership problem-solving.

Ullrick Goebel - Sparks award for taking on the often difficult, time-consuming, finicky detailed work in our classroom community, supporting accountability to ourselves and each other.

Logan Lucich - Sparks award for stepping up into leadership roles, in the absence of his teacher, to support both staff and peers with ongoing routines, decisions, and learning goals.  

Connor Yahnke - Sparks award for his continuing growth in leadership on both learning and sports teams, creating safe places for others to practice and acquire skills.

 

Ms. Champagne:

Avivek Saran- working diligently and progressing in ELA (he will be moving to a different reading group!

Ally Thom - Always being helpful to Ms. O. and helping her to deliver muffins to the trays in the mornings.

Sophie Heinecki- Taking the initiative and teaching other students a new cards game.  (so, I didn't have to. 🙂)

 

Mr. Grainger:

Rowdy Elkink - for super attitude in class 

Kanan Klassen - for his brilliant insight

Anne-Marie Molachyk - for excellent work ethic

Jadica Ramsay - for her artistic talent

 

Ms. Perreault:

Kacen Koehn – for being helpful in the elementary school and working diligently to complete their work

Carson Whelpton - for being helpful in the elementary school and working diligently to complete their work

Aliegha Winstanley - for great sportsmanship and going above and beyond in her studies

KJ Terbasket - for participation in his studies and PE

 

 Sparks of the Month (October)

Ms. Beebe

Mason Curr: For demonstrating a positive attitude in both academic and social settings.

Paige Munroe: For participating in competitive sports during physical education classes.

 

Ms. Fischer

Dilpreet Shahi: Is a keen student that often brings insightful ideas to our class discussions. She is also a great friend to several of her classmates and stand up for them when she feels they have been wronged.

Jamie Bosgra: Is a great team player. In class, he works well with many students on group projects. He is also a very reliable goalie on our boys’ soccer team!

 

Ms. King

Seth Peterson-Flood: for being an example of earnest, open determination in his quest to discover and learn

Phillippa Bertacco: for Student Leadership, and responsibility for our class and school communities

 

Ms. Champagne

Lillian Burton: for always being helpful in the classroom

Zoey Pereira: for working hard and persevering through some tough lexia (88 units in 1 week plus the extended booklet)

 

Mr. Grainger

Canence Pereira: for doing a great job in reading

Peyton Prystupa: for doing a great job in reading

 

Ms. Perreault

Max Steele: for regularly completes his work and is very conscientious about checking and correcting his schoolwork. He is also very good with comprehension in his reading.

Tawnee Elkink:  for Very strong work ethic and sense of fairness in the class. Works very well with others.

 

Sparks of the Month (September)

 

Mrs. Beebe's Class

Matteo Manazza: Keen interest in designing and building robots

Teagan Geldart: Focusing in class and striving to complete all assignments

 

Ms. Champagne's class

Riley Giesbrecht: Being kind to a fellow student

Carter Yahnke: Being helpful in the classroom

 

Ms. Fischer's class

Summer Joe: An excellent example of polite behaviour in class. She also shows initiative by helping Ms. Fischer and her classmates and by being a leader in Student Council

Gursahij Brar: Always comes to class with a smile. He is also a math superstar. He approaches any problem with persistence and always tries his best

 

Mr. Grainger's class

Indie Johnson: making good contributions to class discussions

Colton Richter: Bright, encouraging leadership and the positive spirit he shares with our class

 

Ms. King's class

Ryder Holmes: Taking on a school leadership role, and for the problem-solving gifts he brings to our class

Kierra Heinrich: Bright, encouraging leadership and the positive spirit she shares with our class

 

Ms. Perreault's class

Wesley Fosty: Demonstrating leadership in his new classroom

Yudivian Baptiste: Being a positive citizen in his school community

 

Sparks of the Month (March)

 

Mrs. Beebe's Class

Sukhwinderpal Dhaliwal: Taking a leadership role in assisting others when they need it.
Gursahij Brar: For his creative, artistic talents in drawing.

Mr. Grainger's Class

Sam Fonteyne: For excellent work habits.

Connor Yahnke: For a great job in reading.

Mrs. Reitsma/Ms. Champagne's Class

Phillippa Bertacco: Being helpful to her new teacher in her first week.
Hunter Pelletier: Being inclusive of other students during group activities.

Mrs. Rowe's class

Teagan Geldart: Excellent manners and volunteering to help after school in the community garden.

Mrs. Vesper's class

Ullrick Goebel: Positive attitude and hard work.
Kierra Heinrich: Always being a positive role model in class.

Mr. Wilkie's class

Anne-Marie Molachyk: Being friendly and helpful and growing more confident in her skills every day.

 
Sparks of the Month (February)
 

Mr. Gabb/Mrs. Vesper's class

Scarlett Hupfield: for her courage to present in front of her class

Mrs. Beebe's class

Damon Snow: for approaching each day with a smile, and making an incredible effort to work hard on his academics

Kael Cummings: for demonstrating critical thinking skills in the area of science

Mr. Grainger's class

Lilian Leal: for her excellent novel study work

Nathanial Geldart: for improved effort in art

Mrs. Reitsma's class

Arora Freeman-Pratt: for gaining confidence in speaking up both during class and with peers

Mrs. Rowe's class

Leo Nelson: He was voted most helpful in the class

Mr. Wilkie's class

Cohen Williams: For a great work ethic, academic excellence, and participation on the basketball team

 
Sparks of the Month (January)
 

Mr. Gabb/Mrs. Vesper's class

Zoe Taylor: Leadership skills in class and being a good role model

Parker Gagnon: Doing her best in class and being a good role model

Mrs. Beebe's class

Damiano Colavecchio: Demonstrating leadership skills both in and out of the classroom

Sean Earl: Instinctively offering assistance and support to others

Mr. Grainger's class

Hailey Spittal: Great work on her writing

Jasdeep Dhaliwal: Being aware of the importance of hydration

Mrs. Reitsma's class

Peyton Prystupa: Persevering and being willing to push outside her comfort zone

Mrs. Rowe's class

Japnoor Brar: helping a senior citizen in a red cart who was stuck in the snow. Japnoor kindly offered to help without being asked.

Mr. Wilkie's class

Weston Thomas: Fantastic performance during Reader’s Theater

Karlyna Earl: Excellent thinking, opinions and discussion during book talks

William Titanich: Excellent thinking, opinions and discussion during book talks

 
Sparks of the Month (December)

 

Mr. Gabb/Mrs. Vesper's class

Zoe Taylor: Leadership skills in class and being a good role model

Parker Gagnon: Doing her best in class and being a good role model

 

Mrs. Beebe's class

Damiano Colavecchio: Demonstrating leadership skills both in and out of the classroom

Sean Earl: Instinctively offering assistance and support to others

 

Mr. Grainger's class

Hailey Spittal: Great work on her writing

Jasdeep Dhaliwal: Being aware of the importance of hydration

 

Mrs. Reitsma's class

Peyton Prystupa: Persevering and being willing to push outside her comfort zone

 

Mrs. Rowe's class

Japnoor Brar: helping a senior citizen in a red cart who was stuck in the snow. Japnoor kindly offered to help without being asked.

 

Mr. Wilkie's class

Weston Thomas: Fantastic performance during Reader’s Theater

Karlyna Earl: Excellent thinking, opinions and discussion during book talks

William Titanich: Excellent thinking, opinions and discussion during book talks

 
Sparks of the Month (November)
 

Mr. Gabb's class:

Matthew Sanderson: Academic achievements & being a good role model

Christin Caspersen: Being a positive contributor & role model in the classroom

 

Mrs. Beebe's class:

Tyrus Campeau-Squakin: Demonstrating enthusiasm for Science

Ohedai Holmes: Demonstrating enthusiasm for Science

 

Mr. Grainger's class:

Nash Marven: Excellent play in the volleyball tournament

Nathanial Geldart: Excellent play in the volleyball tournament

 

Mrs. Reitsma's class:

Sidney Joseph: Making good choices every day

Mya Winder: Being a good friend

 

Mrs. Rowe's class:

Kai Rivest: Chosen by classmates as being the kindest student in class

Emma Heinecke: Chosen by classmates as being the kindest student in class

 

Mr. Wilkie's class:

Camille Newhook: Academic achievements & participation on the volleyball team

Karan Sadhra: Academic achievements & participation on the volleyball team

 
Sparks of the Month (October)
 

Mr. Gabb's class:

Kierra Heinrich: Positive and confident attitude, continually helps other students be successful

Jace Williams: Great leadership and athletic skills, kind and helpful to peers and teachers

 

Mrs. Beebe's class:

Dominic Welsh: Demonstrating perseverance and creativity to complete assignments

Hecther Sabile: Striving for understanding and excellence in both academic and athletics

 

Mr. Grainger's class:

Kirn Dulohan: Outstanding artwork

Lauren Parsons: Spectacular goaltending during the soccer tournament

 

Mrs. Reitsma's class:

Phillippa Bertacco: Outstanding effort into all she is doing, reliable and encouraging to others

 

Mrs. Rowe's class:

Leo Nelson: Effective use of classroom time

Kai Rivest: Effective use of classroom time

Emma Heinecke: Effective use of classroom time

Logan Zant: Effective use of classroom time

Alexsander Goebel: Effective use of classroom time

 

Mr. Wilkie's class:

Jasleen Rai: Fantastic artwork, being a very kind and positive student

 
Sparks of the Month (September):
 

Mr. Gabb's class:

Seth Peterson-Flood: Being a great leader, friend & confident

Emberly Glass: Continually putting her best effort forward

 

Mrs. Reitsma's class:

Ryder Holmes: Willing to try new things & help new people

 

Mrs. Beebe's class:

Jadica Ramsay: Kindness & support of others

Madison Bennett: Strong academic effort

 

Mr. Grainger's class:

Derrius Wallace: Excellent attitude & work habits

Haylie Glada: Outstanding artwork

 

Mrs. Rowe's class:

Eva Sisomphone: Academic achievement

Alexsander Goebel: Academic achievement

 

Mr. Wilkie's class:

Matthew Johnson: Being very respectful, kind & helpful