When a child leaves for university: a parent’s coping tips

By Jacqueline Weber, former CIS parent

What is it like when a beloved child leaves home to go to university? Jacqueline Weber, former CIS parent, tells us about the inevitable heartbreak and shares coping tips to navigate this trying time. Read full story 24 September 2019 (...) 0 comments

Canada Day 2019

By Laura Coulter, TK grade 3 teacher and Canada Day volunteer

How did you spend your summer break? Laura Coulter, TK grade 3 teacher and Canada Day volunteer, shares how volunteering for a Canada Day event hosted by CanCham, made her summer memorable. Read full story 26 August 2019 (...) 0 comments

Reflecting on ‘Angst’ and ‘Like’

By Colleen Drisner, Head of Student Support and Wellbeing

As part of CIS Wellness Week, parents and students were invited to watch the documentaries ‘Angst’ and ‘Like’. These screenings resulted in a series of thought-provoking conversations between parents, students, teachers and the CIS counselling team. Head of Student Support and Wellbeing, Colleen Drisner, gives us an overview. Read full story 18 January 2019 (...) 0 comments