“I can do all things through him who gives me strength”

- Philippians 4:13

About Mr. Nicola SalvinoBA, BEd

Mr. Nicola Salvino graduated from the University of British Columbia with degrees in Geography and Education. He was part of the International Baccalaureate Module which focused on concept-based, inquiry-driven and student-centered teaching. Guided by key concepts and transdisciplinary themes, teachers create enriching, hands-on learning opportunities that promote discovery His passions include the outdoors, languages, and soccer. Mr. Salvino is excited to have the opportunity to teach Grade 7 in the St. Michael's community.

“"Don't count the days, make the days count." - Muhammad Ali”

Recent Posts

Updates for Week of October 16th

Mr. Nicola Salvino Grade 7

Hello Grade 7 families, A few important updates. As you are probably aware, Provincial examinations of Numeracy and Math will be taking place this month beginning next week.  While key concepts are being reviewed in class, it is important that students also practice writing the exams at home.  Sample exam questions can be found at https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/education-training/administration/kindergarten-to-grade-12/assessment/foundation-skills-assessment/fsa-samples Please read through the brochure at https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/education/administration/kindergarten-to-grade-12/assessment/fsa-parent-brochure.pdf …

FSA and Confirmation Information

Mr. Nicola Salvino Grade 7

Hello Grade 7 families, I hope you are all enjoying the Thanksgiving weekend. As you are probably aware, Provincial examinations of Numeracy and Math will be taking place this month.  While key concepts are being reviewed in class, it is important that students also practice writing the exams at home.  Sample exam questions can be found at https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/education-training/administration/kindergarten-to-grade-12/assessment/foundation-skills-assessment/fsa-samples Please read through the …

Grade 7 Update for week of October 1st

Mr. Nicola Salvino Grade 7

Hello Grade 7 Families, A few notes as we enter the month of October. FSA administration is fast approaching, while efforts our made to prepare students in class, success is dependant upon students also reviewing material at home.  Practice resources for Numeracy and literacy can be found at https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/education-training/administration/kindergarten-to-grade-12/assessment/foundation-skills-assessment/fsa-samples .  For sample tests, pop-up blocker must be removed and a random 9 …

Update for the Week of September 17th

Mr. Nicola Salvino Grade 7

Good afternoon Grade 7 community, A few updates on homework items For Friday: Students should review the climate change terms in the forrest fire package to ensure they are ready for an in class activity tomorrow. As well, students who have not yet completed their “Gift’s of the the Holy Spirit” reflection should ensure that this is completed tonight. Extra-help …

June 12th, 2018

Mr. Nicola Salvino Grade 7

Hello Grade 7 Families, All Theology of the Body parent packages can be returned to the school. Students should complete their artifact analysis of this image using this worksheet by tomorrow. Wonder should now be completed and student should be brainstorming connections between this unit and the Catholic faith.

June 8th, 2018

Mr. Nicola Salvino Grade 7

Hello Grade 7 Families, A few notes as we head into the weekend: Students are to complete the the Pg. 72 math worksheet on two-step equations for Monday While reading Wonder, students have been asked to make note of any connections between events and themes within the novel and the Catholic Faith.  Ex. How could Auggie embody the Beatitudes? Any …

June 6th, 2018

Mr. Nicola Salvino Grade 7

Our webpage is thankfully back up and running! Students should be working on the following items at home: Their year end LID projects for the showcase on the 27th of June. Students should be reading up to page 234 by the end of the week.  Students will be asked to compare the main themes of this novel with our Catholic …

May 4th, 2018

Mr. Nicola Salvino Grade 7

Dear Grade 7 Families, Congratulations to the Grade 7 class for their excellent performance in today’s poetry recital.  Thank you for your support! The element project is due this upcoming Wednesday.  Please see the criteria and rubric bellow. Students should read up to page 61 in Wonder. The music presentations are on May 17th. Students should be counting to develop …