Día de los Muertos happens on the 2nd of November every year and is a happy celebration for Mexicans and other Central and South American cultures as they welcome back to the land of the living, for one night only, their dearly departed ancestors.
From a little girl's hope to raise $500, to an entire school's involvement to raise awareness, this is how Child Haven was brought to Meadowridge School.
Parents across the continuum are invited to pull up a seat and chat with educators from around the school.
Read the 2017/2018 Headmaster's Report to the community.
Technology has allowed us to do wonderous things. It's a medium for connecting, creating, collecting, and consuming - but as our phones, computers, and tablets inch their way into our world, we have to intentionally work to bring balance into our adult lives and into lives of the children we care for.
Five CAS club leaders give us a glimpse at what it's like to be a member.
Tamara Warner, Faculty
Ms. Tamara Warner is one of the foundation builders, and for a few years now she has seen her first batches of students graduate. Hired in August 2000, Ms. Warner taught Grade 1 for seven years before moving to Kindergarten, from which she never wants to leave.
“What keeps me at Meadowridge are the personal and emotional connections. I am an emotional person, and the genuine feeling of belonging is so strong here.”
Olivia Maddigan, '17
I believe that part of being a good leader is knowing when to "do" and when to "delegate". By nature, I am really a "doer". However, I have learned through experience that almost all of the time, delegating responsibilities leads to the best outcomes.
“Doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results…" I keep this mantra in mind whenever I'm acting in a position of leadership. If something isn't working, change strategies.”
Avio Diniz, Faculty
Meadowridge students are full of joy, eager to learn, natural inquiries and have genuine care about others and our environment.
“They truly exemplify the IB Learner Profile attributes wonderfully.”
Learning to live well, with others and for others, in a just community
Our Mission is woven into our everyday actions and interactions. It acknowledges the importance of positive interactions with others and in seeking to better the community as we better ourselves.
It looks beyond gender, nationality, culture, and class. It guides staff, administration, students, and families to meet responsibilities and fulfill dreams.