September marked the beginning of Fern Hill School’s 36th year of operation. What began as a preschool program has now evolved to include Preschool to the Intermediate grades (Junior High). The school year brought the addition of the Grade 7 class, as well as numerous changes to the infrastructure to accommodate the Intermediate program, which will extend to Grade 8 in the 2018/2019 school year.
The modernization of the school includes setting up a science room with new equipment, installing student lockers, and making improvements to the school yard. The school’s information technology infrastructure has also been updated and all grade school classes benefit from Smart Boards, as well as new laptops and iPads. These tools, provided in a secure environment, assist in developing the necessary skills that students will need to adapt to the evolving world of technology.