The following are samples of the feedback we are receiving about our Global Learner initiative, our Gallery Gala, and Montroyal in general...
"The students' work demonstrates excellent knowledge of the 21st century skills and the focus on Global Learning. Montroyal deserves to be very proud!"
- John Lewis (Superintendent of Schools, North Vancouver School District)
"I have never before seen my 6 year old boy so interested in art!!" - Patricia Merletti (mom of a son and daughter in primary)
"I congratulate the teachers of Montroyal for all of their hard wok to bring this program to our children. I think it is fabulous!" - Mary Hay (mom of a son in grade 6)
"I love the art. Also, I see how the kids are learning about acceptance and sharing and working together." - Robert MacLachlan (dad of daughters in Kindergarten and grade 6)
"The school and students leading the day really brings "community" together - well done. The art is multi-faceted - nice to see a variety of media (eg textiles and clay)." - James Murdock (dad of a daughter in grade 3)
"The artwork is outstanding and all of the techniques used certainly expose our kids to many forms." - Evelyn Donaldson (mom of daughters in grades 3 and 7)
"Very impressed with the level of talent on projects. Great initiative!" - Patrick Grant (mom of a son in grade 3, daughter in grade 6)
"My kids really enjoyed the whole workshop experience. They looked forward to it each week." - Rob Merletti (dad of a daughter and son in primary)
"I was really impressed with the hard work the students put into preparing and displaying the gallery. I was in awe at how creative these young people are and impressed with how students gave us a histroy at each station. I firmly support the learning of the arts at Montroyal." - Karilee Hagerman (mom of a son in grade 1 and a daughter in grade 4)
"Wonderful creative way for the children to express themselves. Keep up the awesome work." - Janet Hicks (mom of a son in grade 1)
"LOVE how creatively the kids at Montroyal are bing encourgaged to explore new ideas and be exposed to new forums. It is a dynamic environment - the lobby displays reflect this atmosphere of creative learning - excellent! ... impressed with the t-shirt display!!" - Anne Thicke (mom of a daughter in grade 6)
"I think that Global Learner Gallery Gala helped the children to see different values of others. I believe that children learn from each other and this is a great way of valuing and knowing about eahce others' culture, religion and lifestyle." - Mojgan Edalati (parent of a son in grade 6)
"Amanda and Julia were the best tour guides... very enthusiastic and knowledgeable." - Victoria Miles (Communications Manager, North Vancouver School District)
"What a wonderful view of the world shown through the various media used by the students of Montroya School! The students were obviously very keen about this project and were eager to show their work, and to explain its meaning to us. The outcomes for school spirit and tone are obvious." - Leigh and Amaryllis