“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 19th, 2018

Mr. Nicola Salvino Grade 7

Hello, Grade 7 Families, The end of the year is fast approaching! A few important notes. Permission forms for the year-end field trip to Big Splash Waterpark on Monday, June 25th were sent home.  Please read through these and return them by this upcoming Wednesday. As we gradually work our way through our Theology of the Body unit, parents are …

June 18th, 2018

Mr. Nicola Salvino Grade 7

Hello Grade 7 Families, The end of the year is fast approaching! A few important notes. Permission forms for the year end field trip to Big Splash Water park on Monday, June 25th were sent home.  Please read through these and return them by this upcoming Wednesday. As we gradually work our way through our Theology of the Body unit, …

June 14th, 2018

Mr. Nicola Salvino Grade 7

Hello Grade 7 Families, The end of the year is fast approaching! A few important notes. Permission forms for the year end field trip to Big Splash Water park on Monday, June 25th were sent home today.  Please read through these and return them by this upcoming Wednesday. As we gradually work our way through our Theology of the Body …

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 …