School is closed today! Take advantage of this time to still be creative and get thinking! There are many websites available to help.

Here are a few examples:


Build with Chrome: 

Now you can build with LEGO® bricks using Google Maps as your baseplate. Imagine. Explore. Buildonline in Chrome.

Challenge: who can replicate Mitchell Middle School with lego?


Hour of Code:

The Hour of Code is a onehour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics. Check out the tutorials.

Challenge: Code your very own pixel character! Use HTML to build your character, CSS to style it, and JavaScript to animate your cute pixel person. Bonus points for the one who can make the closest resemblance of Mr. Mead as a pixel character. Go to to learn more!


101 Questions:

Asking good questions is a springboard into deeper learning. Sometimes it’s hard to start if you don’t know what question to ask. To practice asking questions go to It’s a fun way to practice questions in a safe environment.


Virtual Reality:

Virtual reality or virtual realities (VR), also known as immersive multimedia or computer-simulated reality, is a computer technology that replicates an environment, real or imagined, and simulates a user’s physical presence that environment in a way that allows the user to interact with it.

Challenge: Build Mitchell Middle School using Cospaces. When back at school use the VR glasses to see what your creation looks like!


Read a Book!

Get lost in your favourite book!

“A book is a magical thing that lets you travel to far-away places without ever leaving your chair.” ― Katrina Mayer

Don’t have one at home you want to read? Check out eLibraries Manitoba.


Get Outside

Once the weather gets a little nicer and you have permission from your parents/guardians, get outside and play!


Students – don’t forget to ask for permission from your parents before checking out these ideas.

Stay safe today!

Mr. Mead

in: General