Baby Chicks 2020

April 1, 2020

Good Afternoon everyone,

Today when I arrived at the school I was welcomed by three sweet chicks who must have hatched yesterday afternoon/evening. They have been chirping away, encouraging their brothers and sisters to hatch too! I’ve noticed at least one other has been working very hard using its egg-tooth as there is a small crack in the shell and I hear a very faint chirping from inside. I have taken them home now so I can transfer them over to a box when they are ready. Today I went out to get them feed and hay to make them a cozy nest. I will continue to add photos and updates here. I encourage everyone to check back often for these updates!

Miss. Kayla

September 2020 Enrollment

Hello all new potential families!

We are happy to announce we will begin booking tours with our wait listed families in February.  If you are already on the wait list and have not checked in recently, please let us know if you are still interested. I will be going through requests and contacting families beginning February 3 2020.

Please ensure your email request to join the wait list includes:

  • Your full name
  • Your child’s full name
  • Your child’s birth date
  • Preferred start date (month)
  • Contact phone number

If you email does not include this information, you will NOT be added to the wait list.

Tours are held Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10:30-11:00, during our outside playtime. One educator will meet with families at the centre. This ensures there is minimal disruption to the children’s routines and also allows us to give our full attention. The first tour is adult-focused, to ask questions and receive information. After the initial tour, families are asked to return at a different time with their child for a short 20 minute morning visit. Parents must be present, however this visit is child-focused, allowing them to experience our classroom with one-on-one support from an educator. After the visit, the registration process and September routines will be discussed.

Thank you, and we are looking forward to meeting many of you!

Miss Marley



We’re Hiring! Fall 2019

We are looking for a candidate that will be in line with our values and is passionate about their work with children and families. The right candidate will also be either trained in, or interested in Montessori, and open to learning about the materials and philosophies. This position will be permanent and full-time, as we are looking for a long-term educator who we can welcome into our community. We are open to practicum students who would like to learn alongside us and evolve into a full-time paid educator. We do follow the school year, but have the option for staff to work the summer if desired.

We function with 3 educators to 16 students, providing flexibility for staff and more one-on-one opportunities. We recognize our educators as people with families and personal needs, and we work to ensure staff have excellent support in order to meet those needs for themselves. We value active community involvement and invite our educators to contribute their ideas and passions as much as possible.We follow Montessori philosophies and use Montessori materials, though we follow an updated approach that is in line with current best practice standards. We incorporate play-based learning experiences into our program to provide a dynamic and exciting environment. We utilize pedagogical narrations on a weekly basis to share the learning with our families. We also recognize our responsibility to honour the Truth and Reconciliation Act and work to incorporate indigenous curriculum into our program.

We offer excellent benefits and annual pay increases, and we look forward to sharing complete details with interested candidates.

Thank you!

Fall Registration Open

April is the month of new beginnings and the beautiful but unpredictable spring west coast weather. April is also the month of re-registration and informing families on our wait list of the spaces available for next year. As we begin to go through the wait list, we are finding that some families have found alternative care, or have made other plans that do not require our care. If you are on our wait list and you would like to be contacted for a space, please send a follow-up email informing us you are still interested in enrolling your child. This will help us speed up the process of fall registration, and help you secure a space for your child.

I am happy to do tours for families that would like to see our centre again, and we will also be inviting potential future students to come visit us in our morning session to experience the environment.


phone: 250-667-2277

Thank you for your support!

Miss Marley and Miss Kayla


Our Chicken Eggs

Over the past 3 weeks we have been incubating chicken eggs in our classroom as an extension to our bird unit. A bird has feathers, a beak, and lays eggs. It has been pretty uneventful thus far, but this evening things have changed.  I have been taking the eggs home with me on the weekends to keep a close eye on them. Today I was delightfully woken up by a quite, meek chirping. As the day has progressed two of our sweet chicks have hatched and I have had the pleasure of watching the process. The little beings work so hard to break free of there shell and are lively right from the beginning.  I wish that the children were present to witness this fun, exciting time but I have been very diligent in taking many photos and videos in which I intend to share this coming week with the children. Tomorrow I will be bringing the hatched chicks with me to school while leaving the remaining eggs at home to finish their hatching process in a safe and controlled environment. I am far too worried about their well being to transport them back to the school mid hatch. I will be spending the rest of the evening, and I am sure well into the night checking on these new chicks, after all it’s quite exciting!!!

-Miss Kayla