Grand Rapids School

2013 Frontier Games Area 4

Daily Message Board


Dear Mr. Lavallee

Physical and Health Education Canada (PHE Canada) is very pleased to present GRS with the 2013-2014 Quality (Daily) Physical Education Award for your commitment to offering exceptional physical education to your school, community and congratulate you on your outstanding achievement.

This award is a recognition of your schools` achievement of providing a quality/comprehensive Physical Education program that provides a foundation for the development of physical literacy; enabling students to live physically active and healthy lives. Out of approximately 15,000 schools in Canada, close to 500 schools receive this award each year, truly making your school one of Canada`s leaders in physical education.

PHE Canada has enclosed an award certificate and a congratulatory letter from the Prime Minister of Canada, The Hon. Stephen Harper. Additionally, your school will be recognized in the fall edition of PHE Canada`s nationally publicized Physical and Health Education Journal which announces the 2013-2014 winning schools.

Read official letter...


Tori Lavallee, Shelby Beardy, and Eugene Kakewash will represent Grand Rapids this summer at the 2014 North American Indigenous Games hosted by the city of Regina, Saskatchewan. They are part of the Manitoba Badminton Team. They will compete against North American players from Canada and the United States of America. Brenden Bighetty and Trishten Turner are on the short list which means they participate if another player can`t make it. Go Wolverines!


Web Polls:

Participate In this Poll:

21. Have you thank your teacher(s), coach(es) lately?

Yes:
No:

Prior Poll Data:

20. Was winning 3 MHSAA banners, 2 FSD Divisional banners, a 4th and 20th place at Provincials, 3 GRS students at Manitoba Games, and 3 more students at NAIG good enough for this year?
Breakdown: 72% answered yes, 28% answered no (115 total poll responses).

19. Will the GRS Boys Baseball team finally make it to the finals at Zones this year?
Breakdown: 57% answered yes, 43% answered no (275 total poll responses).
Grand Rapids School Wolverines did not play in finals this year at Baseball Zones.
But the future looks bright will all these awesome grade 8 and 9 players.

18. Will a GRS team make it to the finals at MHSAA Badminton Provincials this year?
Breakdown: 88% answered yes, 12% answered no (121 total poll responses).
Grand Rapids School Wolverines did not play in finals this year at Badminton Provincials.
We came short, 4th and 20th place out of 32 teams.

17. Will GRS finally win the 'A/AA' badminton banner at MHSAA Zones this year?
Breakdown: 83% answered yes, 17% answered no (111 total poll responses).
Grand Rapids School Wolverines win their first ever badminton banner by 1 point over FCI.
This was possible only with a total team effort.

16. Who is the best student-athlete of the last 4 years (2010/2014); Shelby Beardy or Trishten Turner?: 55% of respondents answered Shelby Beardy.
Breakdown: 101 answered Shelby Beardy, 84 answered Trishten Turner (185 total poll responses).
Gold again at HCI Pre-Zone for Girls' Doubles (Shelby Beardy/Trishten Turner).
Shelby and Trishten have won gold in girls' doubles 80% of every tournament they entered in the past 4 years.

15. Gold for GRS in April @ 2014 High School Frontier Games in Leaf Rapids?: 75% of respondents answered yes we will win gold.
Breakdown: 203 answered yes we will, 73 answered no we won't (276 total poll responses).
Gold for Girls' Doubles (Shelby Beardy/Trishten Turner).
Kiara Turner: Badminton Girls' Singles Silver, Caitlin Baker: Archery Girls' Silver.

14. Girls' Hockey, Boys' Archery, Girls' Snow-shoeing, or Badminton will win Gold @ FSD Divisionals in FCI next week: 71% of respondents answered yes we will win gold.
Breakdown: 160 answered yes we will, 66 answered no we won't (226 total poll responses).
GRS won 1 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze this year. GRS won 4 medals last year.

13. Brenden Bighetty will win the Badminton Singles Title @ FSD Divisionals in FCI this year: 55% of respondents answered yes he will win Divisionals.
Breakdown: 91 answered yes he will, 74 answered no he won't (165 total poll responses).
Brenden Bighetty lost in the finals. He is the second best 2014 male singles player in FSD.

12. Do you like the way the student break, at 2:05 PM, is now organized?: 30% of respondents answered yes.
Breakdown: 77 answered yes they like it, 177 answered no they don't like it (254 total poll responses).

11. Why do you think 33% of people answered no to Youtube at school for students?: 76% of respondents answered not enough control over content.
Breakdown: 39 answered no learning purposes, 121 answered not enough content control (160 total poll responses).

10. School should continue to give students access to Youtube in the new year: 67% of respondents answered yes to this.
Breakdown: 730 answered yes, 367 answered no (1,097 total poll responses).

9. I intend to start, or participate in, a We Day activity at school this year: 76% of respondents answered yes to this.

8. The use of Edmodo makes students' and teachers' academic lives better: 50% of respondents answered yes to this.

7. I think my parent(s)/guardian(s) should get more involved in my school or with my teacher(s): 70% of respondents answered yes to this.

6. At school, students work harder than their teachers: 50% of respondents answered yes to this.

5. We want a full-time music teacher: 100% of respondents answered yes to this.

4. We need a student council: 75% of respondents answered yes to this.

3. I want to learn French: 81% of respondents answered yes to this.

2. Dual English/Cree language school web site: 87% of respondents answered yes to that idea.

1. GRS responsive web site: 86% of respondents answered that they like it.

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