Monthly Archives: May 2011

Vancouver photos 2 of 2

May 31, 2011 Comments Off on Vancouver photos 2 of 2

So here are the photos from the grad itself – so rpoud of my wife, who not only got her MDiv, but also won an award for Pastoral Ministry – way to go, hon! The ceremony took place at First ... Read More »

Vancouver photos 1 of 2

May 30, 2011 Comments Off on Vancouver photos 1 of 2

We flew out to Vancouver this weekend to celebrate Mandi graduating with her MDiv from Carey Theological College in BC. The two older kids, having been to Nova Scotia two summers ago were excited to dip their toes in the ... Read More »

Prince Albert teachers march, redux

May 26, 2011 Comments Off on Prince Albert teachers march, redux

This morning, I posted photos of the first half of a day of marching to the MLA offices for the Prince Albert area. I have a short video of the march, so you can see the number of teachers and ... Read More »

Prince Albert teachers march

May 26, 2011 Comments Off on Prince Albert teachers march

This morning, the teachers of the Prince Albert & Area Teachers’ Association staged a march to the constituency office of MLA Darryl Hickie, who was a no-show.  I took some photos along the way and am simply going to mass ... Read More »

A good deed

May 26, 2011 3 Comments »

As most people in Saskatchewan are aware, the public school teachers are on strike this week for two days.  The level of rhetoric has become heated both in traditional media (radio and print, mostly) and digitally.  I thought I’d try ... Read More »

A good word

A good word
May 20, 2011 2 Comments »

A teaching friend of mine sent around this letter recently.  It’s written in response to CBC Radio Morning Edition’s Scott Watson’s take on the May 5th walkout.  I don’t know the teacher who wrote it, but I think it bears ... Read More »

Powerful message

May 20, 2011 Comments Off on Powerful message

We showed the following video to all of our students this week: It’s a powerful message that needs to be seen by young people, particularly as we (in Canada) head into the first long weekend of the summer season.  Students ... Read More »

Daily links 05/19/2011

May 19, 2011 Comments Off on Daily links 05/19/2011

7 Animals That Are Evolving Right Before Our Eyes Crude in places, but this Cracked.com article sets out proof that evolution occurs, and is still occuring. tags: science biology evolution education Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links ... Read More »

Thoughts on Thor

May 17, 2011 Comments Off on Thoughts on Thor

I went and saw Thor this weekend.  I liked a lot about it, but there were some things lacking. **Warning: This review contains spoilers.** First up, I, like Benj, had problems with the score. While his complaints were largely tonal ... Read More »

The most bestest

May 17, 2011 2 Comments »

So this is the new set of student announcements (they go live tomorrow, so you’re getting a sneak peek… don’t tell anyone).  We had some technical issues this go-round with the chroma – not sure why the outline is more ... Read More »

New and improved

May 11, 2011 Comments Off on New and improved

So, a little while ago, I posted the first of our student announcement videos.  Following an evaluation, I made some changes, and we’ve done one a week since.  I thought you all might like to see the results. May 3rd ... Read More »

Takeaways from the election

May 3, 2011 Comments Off on Takeaways from the election

So here’s what I got out of last night’s election: Majority government: Finally, after years of successive minorities, we have a majority again.  Now maybe the government can actually get out of perpetual campaign mode and start working. This is ... Read More »