Grade 9 SALTS BLOG

2017

Day 6: Ending with a Splash

Posted on Oct. 28, 2017

After an amazing week of sailing, our final day ended off on such a high.  Before we set sail, several students and Mr. Roper, jumped at the opportunity to splash into the cold, refreshing water.  The…

Day 5: The Race Is On

Posted on Oct. 26, 2017

We awoke to clear blue skies once again, but with a chilly wind that would provide a very successful day of sailing. The students wrote their Junior Certificate Sailing Test this morning which involved…

Day 4: Whales...I think?

Posted on Oct. 25, 2017

This morning, we woke up to a cloudy and cool sky.  Students had weathered another windy night watch, and they were eager for a warm breakfast.  With their bellies newly full, students turned their…

Day 3: Sunny Skies and Smooth Sailing

Posted on Oct. 24, 2017

  We awoke to a clear sky and gorgeous sunrise. After scrubbing the deck and eating breakfast, we enjoyed a serene quiet time on deck with the sun shining, the water stilled, and birds dancing in the…

Day 2: Setting Sail

Posted on Oct. 23, 2017

 We have had an incredible day today. We started off with a leisurely morning and a bountiful hotel breakfast. At 10:00 we made our way to the Inner Harbour to board the boats. We were met by our crews…

Day 1: Exploring Victoria

Posted on Oct. 22, 2017

We have had a fantastic day exploring the beach, feeding some entertaining seals, walking the breakwater, enjoying a yummy lunch at Fisherman's Wharf, a few sprinkles of rain, three rainbows, and lots…

Days until Departure

Posted on Oct. 20, 2017

Hello Grade 9 Parents, It is exciting to think in just a few short days, we will be embarking on another great adventure with our grade 9 team.  What an exciting time to see all of the anticipation and…

Keep Our Students in Your Prayers

Posted on Oct. 16, 2017

Please pray for our grade nine students who will be leaving on Sunday for our annual SALTS trip.  They will be on their adventure from Oct 22 to 27. To learn more about SALTS, please check out their…