WOW! Squash anyone?

IMG_5401The Whole School Permaculture Garden is an ongoing concern.  The students are in the process of designing a water catchment system, however while we are waiting for our water system the students have been experimenting to see what could grow in their Hugelkultur style garden beds.  Here is what they produced over this very dry summer!  Yum!


The Whole School Enchanted Forest Walk

ForestWalk8x11The Whole School is hosting a Hallowe’en / Samhain Enchanted Forest Walk on Tuesday, October 31st from 5-8pm.  For those looking for an alternative to candy and fireworks, or who want an earlier schedule of events to start off your evening, come and join us at the Whole School for our walk.  Meet some fairies and friendly characters from our ancestral past!  Home baked goods, bowls of chili and hot apple cider.  Entry is $5.  Book your walk with us by calling Kristan at 250-226-6747 .  Recommended age 2-7 year old.  Come and join us for a magical night and Wholesome fun!

Raffle Winners

Thank you to everyone who bought raffle tickets in support of the Whole School last spring!  The winners this year were:  Roxanne Mackay, Scott Carson & Aaron Graham.  The business donors included Halcyon Hotsprings, Organic Matters and Wildfire Productions.  Thank you ♥

NEW Forest School Program

The Whole School is winding up for another school year and we have a delightful addition to our current Friday Outdoor Leadership Program.  The Outdoor Nature Kindergarten Program was developed for students ages 4-6 by Rita Corcoran, BC certified teacher and MA in Environmental Education.  The pilot involves 6 sessions through September and October and is open to home school and Whole School students.  Forest Fridays Poster

Whole School Garage Sale Saturday – drop off stuff today!

Time for a spring clean?  Bring your junk – someone else’s treasure – to the Whole School today.  There are two covered canopies in the school yard to protect stuff from the rain.  Or if you’re looking for new furniture, children’s clothing, books etc. come on Saturday and do some shopping at this relaxed Whole School fundraiser.  There will be a BBQ concession with organic beef sausages, delicious desserts and drinks.  Join us!