Ideas Posted by GRS Throughout the Year. Enjoy!

  • How physical exercise helps to get students intellectually fit. ~ Erin Anderssen

    To prep for high-school life, incoming Grade 9 students paid an early visit to Midland Secondary on Thursday. They found where their lockers will be, were given their timetables and memorized their wireless passwords.


  • Good Assessments. ~ Committed Cods

    When implemented well, formative assessment can double the speed of students' learning.




  • The Power of Empathy. ~ Dr. Brené Brown, RSA

    What is the best way to ease someone's pain and suffering? We can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities.


  • Grand Rapids School students @ Verna J. Kirkness Science and Engineering Program.

    Increasing the number of First Nations, Métis and Inuit students graduating from science and engineering programs in Canada.


  • Summer Newsletter.
    ~ Food Matters

    Food Matters partners with northerners, newcomers, farmers and families to harvest, prepare and share good food. See and read about a student of ours in this issue.




  • Local Pizza Recipes for Local Cookbook. ~ Elizabeth Pranteau

    October is National Pizza Month. Do you have recipes of your favourite pizza you would like to share? I am creating the best Pizza Recipe Cookbook for our community, students & staff. If we get enough submissions...


  • Men's Health Month.
    ~ Movember

    Committed to changing the face of men’s health.



  • Aboriginal Remembrance Day.
    ~ Veterans Affairs Canada

    Canadian Aboriginal Veterans have reason to be proud of their wartime contributions. More than 7,000 Indians served in the First and Second World Wars and the Korean War, and an unknown number of Inuit, Métis and non-status Indians also participated. One Aboriginal Veterans group estimates that 12,000 Natives served in the three wars.


  • Remembrance Day.
    ~ Veterans Affairs Canada

    The peaceful society we enjoy has been created by the efforts and sacrifices of generations of Canadians who have put their lives on the line in the cause of peace and freedom around the world.


Ideas About Ideas?

  • Martin @theuniversityblog.co.uk

    Ideas are important. Without ideas, progress isn’t made, change doesn’t happen, much of human development stops.

  • Paul Kennedy @CBC Radio One's Ideas

    Ideas is eclectic in form and content. We cover social issues, culture and the arts, geopolitics, history, biography, science and technology, and the humanities. Most of our programs are documentaries in which thoughts are gathered, contexts explored, and connections made.

Top 10 great ideas? (Under Construction!)