Grade 8-12 students at Crystal Springs just concluded a grueling 2 1/2 month marathon, with two productions of an Anne of Green Gables Musical. The cast has been working on the songs since mid-February. Practices have been going for the last month on the drama side. It all culminated with a 2 hour performance on April 30th and May 3rd. Audience reactions were unanimous in their praise. The most common reaction was, “was that two hours, it felt like one.”… Read More
Two students, a Grade 8 and a Grade 11,from Crystal Springs School are going head to head in the Over-13 category for Hockey Canada’s Design-A-Mask contest. The winning design will be worn by Hockey Canada’s goalie at the IIHF World Junior Championship in 2019. You can vote at Hockey Canada’s Facebook page. Contest closes at midnight on Tuesday, November 27th. Let your voice be heard. Which one is the best?
Crystal Springs students had the wonderful opportunity to experience the Eastman Choir perform live in our gym this morning. The 41 person choir of Grade 9-12 students from communities across Eastern Manitoba performed for 45 minutes with a diverse repertoire. Tomorrow, 10 students from Crystal Springs will join the Eastman Choir and other student from numerous Hanover Schools in a Choral Workshop and end the day with a public performance.
Crystal Springs Soccer Team (Grades 6 – 11) won a five team tournament on Saturday, June 16th. The tournament was held at Silver Winds Colony near Sperling. Our team had a perfect record, going undefeated through round robin and elimination rounds. They scored a total of 8 goals and allowed none. Way to go! Special thanks to the coaches and the Crystal Springs youth group, who provided tough opponents to practice against in the weeks leading up to the tournament.
Music Teacher Ruth Bergen will be taking the Grade 6-11 choir to perform at a concert at the Mennonite Heritage Village on the evening of May 4th at 7pm. The event features the Winnipeg Singers, the SRSS Chamber Choir, and the Crystal Springs School Gr6-11 Choir. The theme is Accent on Youth: Young Canadian Talents.
Rusty, a long-eared owl, dropped by Crystal Springs for a morning visit to a couple of classrooms. The students were fascinated to experience a beautiful creature like Rusty up close and personal. The presentation included numerous artifacts like owl talons and wings that students were able to handle, as well as some owl pellets they got to dissect to learn more about the dietary habits of owls.
Crystal Springs School had another highly successful year at the 23rd Annual Manitoba Robot Games. With 26 students entering 40 robots in 8 different categories, in a field of 204 robots registered, the Crystal Springs Robotics Team is one of the largest at the event. Our students had a wonderful time and learned a great deal, both from their victories and their struggles. There was significant media coverage of the event and Crystal Springs students were interviewed or had photos… Read More
Grade 8-9 students presented to the HSD Board at the public board meeting on Dec 5th. The student presented some of the inquiry based and hands-on learning they have been doing studying optics. They demonstrated a Camera Obscura, and several simple box cameras they built, along with photos and contact prints they made using blue-print paper, as well as some of the small reflecting telescopes they had made. The students did a great job presenting, and their confidence reflected the… Read More
A Grade 10 student from Crystal Springs School placed 2nd in the Hockey Canada/Boston Pizza Design-A-Mask art contest. Unfortunately, we were not aware that there were actually three online polls where one could vote and so, while the did get enough supporters voting for to place first in the one poll we were aware of, the 1st place winner earner more votes at the others polls and took the prize. Great job for both students. Impressive artwork.
A Grade 10 student from Crystal Springs School is one of two finalists in the 13-18 Category of Boston Pizza / Hockey Canada’s Design-A-Mask for the the goalie of the 2019 World Juniors Team Canada Goalie. You can join the excitement by voting in the Facebook poll . Facebook account required. The design on the left side in the Over 13 Category. It’s the obvious choice isn’t it.