Terry Fox Run – Wednesday, September 27!

Abraham Erb is participating in the Terry Fox School Run on Wednesday, September 27th! We are so proud to be a part of this Canadian tradition in the fight against cancer. Please support our students’ fundraising efforts and donate today at: https://schools.terryfox.ca/AbrahamErbPSWaterloo.  Cash donations for the Terry Fox Foundation will also be gratefully accepted. #terryfoxschoolrun @theterryfoxfoundation

‘You Otter Know!’ – Identity Texts

Because many of our students and parents know how to read and write in more than one language, we are drawing on their talents to create a reading legacy that reflects our vibrant community! Abraham Erb hosts an after-school multi-language book writing club for parents and students. Parents work alongside students to create multi-language levelled […]

‘You Otter Know!’ – ABE/SJAM Intramurals

The junior students have been enjoying the opportunity to participate in intramural athletic activities since October. Three times a week, the Leadership students from Sir John A. MacDonald S.S. organize a variety of new and familiar games to share with us. Our time together has helped us build a caring partnership with our neighbouring secondary school […]

‘You Otter Know!’ – Learning Buddies

Our primary and junior classes are paired for Learning Buddies once or twice monthly.  Having younger and older students spend time together creates a greater sense of school community among the students. It is very rewarding to see the natural nurturing side that shines through with our junior students during the Learning Buddy activities. They […]

‘You Otter Know!’ – Morning News Flash

Our Morning News Flash announcers start our days at Abraham Erb with all the info we need for success! In addition to leading Opening Exercises and presenting daily announcements, these students review playground schedules, promote special events, and remind everyone about important positive-thinking and mindfulness strategies. They do all this independently and impress their listeners […]

‘You Otter Know!’ – Spirit Squad

The Abraham Erb Spirit Squad consists of a dedicated group of grade 5 and 6 students who help to advertise, organize, and spread the word about upcoming events at our school. From producing posters to creating and reading announcements to advertise events, these boys and girls play a very important role in raising awareness of […]

‘You Otter Know!’ – Milk Bag Collection

Hey Otters and Parents, Students in Room 25 are collecting milk bags for a special project in partnership with the Clair Hills Retirement Community. The milk bags you donate will be sent to Clair Hills where residents will weave them into mats. The mats are given to organizations that use them as packaging for shipments […]

‘You Otter Know’ – Running Club & Santa Pursuit

Our Running Club had a fantastic turnout of students in grades 4-6. The morning running club met every Tuesday and Friday and the after school running club met on Wednesdays. During running club we played exciting fitness games and went on runs in the forest and around the neighbourhood. The students were always eager to […]

‘You Otter Know!’ – Volleyball Club

Thanks to the 60 students who came out for our Grade 5 and 6 volleyball club! Great participation! We started with simply tossing the ball to a partner so it would be easier to bump and volley. Our many drills progressed from serving the ball over the net the majority of the time, bumping and […]

‘You Otter Know!’ – Humane Society Visit

The Humane Society visited us at the library on Monday, Dec. 8th and Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. The people who visited us were Penny the dog and Mrs. Enns. Mrs. Enns came to teach us about animals and the Humane Society. We learned not to go up to a dog we don’t know, never hurt […]