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Parents, We See You!

April 29, 2020 It was the second week of our spring break. Day by day the walls felt as if they were closing in on us. The world was shutting down, our circles were closing in. This was a new experience for British Columbians and the worst part of it was that no one yet […]

Seeking the Silver Lining

April 16, 2020 The saying “necessity is the mother of invention” has never been as true as it is in these strange times. From managing how we get our groceries to reformatting how we deliver education, things have changed significantly for the human race. While many of these changes are challenging, such as the steep […]

Stop Motion Mitosis – Bringing Science to Life

November 29, 2017 CETA’s definition of arts integration is ‘an approach to teaching in which students construct and demonstrate understanding through an art form’. This allows students to engage in their learning, link the arts to core academics and truly bring learning to life. Melissa Herman, Urban Academy’s Sr. Math and Science Teacher is no […]

Building The Dream

Urban Academy is very excited to open our doors to our brand new facility at 466 Rousseau next fall.  We are moving forward on construction on a daily basis and want to share the details and photos with our community.  Take a look at the progress that has been made. Solid concrete footings are in, […]

Grade 1: Innovating Community

October 19, 2017 Each term at Urban Academy, students focus on a Unit of Inquiry – a 6-8 week in-depth exploration of a concept. To begin the unit, students are introduced to a large concept and problem posed by their teacher. The solution requires an understanding of numerous core subject areas including math, literacy, science […]