Green Valley SchoolGrades 5-12

Learning for GVS Educators

We strive to create a safe, caring, learning environment which promotes academic excellence while validating the uniqueness of the individual as a contributing member of the larger social community.

Green Valley School
212 Oak Avenue, Box 29, Grunthal,
Manitoba R0A 0R0

Helen Robidoux

Learning Coach

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Take Chances, Make Mistakes, and Get Messy!

Drawing inspiration from Caine, a young boy from East L.A., each year Grade 8 students at Green Valley School are challenged with a simple, yet equally difficult design process challenge: design and build a fully functional arcade game, that is aesthetically pleasing and constructed entirely out of cardboard and minimal supplies.  Throughout this design challenge,…

Jan 28, 2020 · Helen Robidoux

Character Matters

Students at Mitchell Middle School got the message loud and clear in September: Character Matters. Doing the right thing even when you think no one is watching, matters. Trying hard and giving it your all when things are tough, matters. Recognizing that failing is just an opportunity to learn and grow, matters. Developing a growth…

Nov 2, 2019 · Helen Robidoux

Is it Time to Ditch the Anchor?

Challenge accepted! Inspired by the documentary Most Likely to Succeed (produced by Ted Dintersmith) which challenges school communities to reimagine what teaching and learning could be in today’s innovative world, Katie Martin and Kurt Hangle began to do just that. Reimagine. What would it look like if students were empowered to have more ownership of…

Nov 1, 2019 · Helen Robidoux