I was born July 29, 1993 with a hole in my lung. It didn't look like I was going to last very long and if I did I was going to have mental disabilities. But here I am, no mental disabilities and breathing fine!
My Educational Journey
Began my schooling at Normandeau Elementary in Red Deer!
I spent grade one in Gradview Elementary and Westpark Elementary. In this year I tried green eggs and ham and I must say I like them Sam I am.
Spent grade 2 in Aspen Heights Elementary!
Grade 3 was spent at Aspen Heights and also Falun Elementary near Mulhurst Bay.
I was still in Falun Elementary!
Jump Rope For Heart Fundraiser
In grade 4 I won two awards and ended up in the newspaper. I won an award for the most money raised in my class and an award for the most money raised in the entire school. The school of 151 students raised $6,419 for the campaign.
Grade 5 (Three Schools)
Grade 5 was a rough year for me. I spent grade 5 in three schools. I attended Norwood Elementary in Wetaskiwin, Joseph Burr Tyrell Elementary in Fort.Smith, NWT, and Falun Elementary near Mulhurst. This school year I ended up moving to the NWT.
Spent grade 6 in JBT Elementary. This was my first full year in the Northwest Territories.
This was a big year! I entered into high school!!!! I moved across the street to Paul William Kaeser High School!
This is me in grade 8 baby!
Still attending PWK.
Trades Awareness Program
I participated in the Trades Awareness Program. One of my courses was on carpentry where I won an award and met my very best friend. We bonded over a stool. I am still friends with her to this day.
I won gold in volleyball this year!
Traveled outside of Canada!
I went to Italy,Turkey and Greece with my schools travel club! I paid for the majority of the trip myself!
Northern Youth Abroad
I participated and completed the Northern Youth Abroad Volunteer Program!
I left PWK on Halloween to move back to Red Deer and attend Lindsay Thurber High School.
Entered into my final year of High School! Looking hopeful for things to come.
Began my Bed at RDC
So begins my journey towards getting my Education degree.
Started working for the SA
I began working for the Far Side!
Accepted into the Middle Years Program
I received an email that someone dropped out and was asked to start in the Middle Years program next week. Of course I said yes!
3rd Year Cohort Retreat
I got to spend a weekend with my wonderful new classmates! We did loads of team building exercises including transferring water into cups without using our hands.
I did my first practicum at Glendale Elementary in grade 8. I taught Social, English, and P.E..
We went to Westpark Middle for our Math Conference.
Completed First Year of Middle Years!!!
Completed 3rd year!
4th Year Retreat
Got to do more team building and meet the 3rd years!
Began 4th Year! (Well really my 6th)
Entered the final step to my long journey!
We had our Science Conference at Central Middle School.
Began the Last Semester of My Journey
This is the last leg of my journey! One more semester before I can finally call myself a Teacher and University Graduate!