Military Connection at Christmas

Guthrie School worked with the Canadian military on Operation Santa Claus. This is an effort to ensure that every military member serving overseas at Christmas receives a treat from back home. Letters were written from students in Kindergarten through Grade 9. The...

Christmas Dance Idea

We held a “Sno-Globe Semi-Formal” and transformed our cafeteria into a snowglobe … put up plastic sheeting around the outside to simulate the ball, bought those blow-up santas/trees/snowmen from Rona (for your front lawn), threw some snow batting...

Guess that Santa

Take pictures of 12 staff and students, girls and guys. variety of grades, but mostly higher profile kids and staff. Put them in Santa suits and take photos. It becomes a Home Room competition as people try to guess who is behind the beard. from: Pete Kalbfleisch Sir...

Decorate Your Teacher

It can get pretty tame running the same old door decorating contest each festive season. Try decorating your home room teacher. All of our participants had the opportunity to win a massage with a local therapist. Teachers got “decorated” by their students...

Wrap the Teacher

Our staff is always present, so we decided to wrap our teachers for Christmas. Teams of 4 students were given wrapping paper, scissors and tape. In 20 minutes, they had to make a top, bottom and hat for the teacher model and then wrap a stylish box. The winning...