*updated & corrected* Announcements: September 18th

Spirit Day Tomorrow

To honour Terry Fox, we will be having a spirit day tomorrow.  Students are welcome to come to school in their casual sports clothing.  We will also be having popcorn and movie tomorrow.  $4 will be collected from students that participate in both (casual sports clothing and movie & popcorn).  $2 will be collected from students that only participate in the casual sports clothing spirit day (no move & popcorn).  Tomorrow is a PE day.  Please make sure your child is in sports clothing or has his/her PE uniform to change into.

Reading Log

Reading logs were sent home today.  Please make sure your child reads for a minimum of 15 minutes and records the title of the book in the reading log tonight.

Spelling Words

We started the spelling program today.  Spelling words are copied into the planner.  Students are to study the spelling words and be ready for a spelling test next Monday.

Leveled Paper Books

The leveled paper books will be sent home tomorrow.  Please look out for them and spend some time reading it with your child.  They may switch their book when they know all the words.

Welcome to Grade One!

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Welcome to 1D!  We’re already off to a busy start!  On this blog you will find our monthly newsletters, show and tell calendars and general information and news that I wish to share with you.  My first couple week with the students have already been wonderful!  I look forward to the rest of my time with them and you!

Tonight is Meet the Teacher Night.  It will begin at 6:30pm in the gym.  See you tonight!

Here is the September Show and Tell Schedule and September Newsletter.

Announcements: June 19th

Grouse Mountain Field trip

Tomorrow is our Grouse Mountain field trip.  Please note the following:

  • Be at school NO LATER than 8:30am. We will NOT be waiting for latecomers.
  • Students should be in their PE uniform and comfortable shoes for walking.
  • Dress appropriately for the weather (no umbrellas please).
  • Bring a packed lunch (no thermoses please) and make sure to have some snacks (it will be a long day)
  • It will be an extended school day. Please pick up your child at 4:45pm.
  • If you ordered hot lunch, please make sure to cancel it.
  • Students do not need to bring planners tomorrow. Homework is not due until Wednesday.

Black and White Spirit Day

It is Black and White Spirit Day on Wednesday, June 21st.  Students may come to school dressed in black and white.  Please note that it is a PE day.  Please make sure your child has his/her PE uniform under the black and white clothes or has his/her PE uniform to change into.

Class Party

It is hard to believe that we are approaching the end of the school year.  To celebrate a great year, we will have a class party on Tuesday, June 27th.  Please have your child bring a nut-free snack to share with the class.

Announcement: June 6th

Twin Spirit Day

Due to many students being away for a field trip and the track meet, the Twin Spirit Day has been postponed to next Wednesday, June 14th.  Please note that there will be PE that day, so students will have to wear their gym uniform under their twin clothes or have it packed in their backpack to change into.

Announcements: June 1st

Twin Day

Wednesday, June 7th will be Twin Spirit Day.  Students can coordinate with a classmate to dress like twins.  There will be no PE on that Wednesday as Mr. P will be at a track meet.  Students do not need to bring their PE uniform.

PTA Hot Lunch

Just a reminder that PTA hot lunch is on Wednesday, June 7th (if you ordered).  Concession will also be open.

My apologies for the mix up this week.

Grouse Mountain Field trip

Consent forms have gone out for the upcoming field trip.  We are still looking for parent volunteers.  Please return the consent form and volunteer form if you are able to chaperone.

Here is the June Newsletter and June Show and Tell Schedule

 

 

Announcements: May 2nd, 2017

PTA Hot lunch and Concession

Just a reminder that PTA hot lunch is tomorrow (if you ordered).  Concession will also be open.

Panoramic School Photo

The panoramic school photo will take place on Friday, May 5th.  If you have not done so, please sign and return the consent form that was sent home yesterday.

Flower Offering for Friday Mass

We will be celebrating the Coronation of Mary on Friday at mass.  Students are asked to bring a single flower to school for our flower offering.  We will be bundling all the flowers and offering it as a class bouquet.  Please make sure the flower has a stem so it can be bundled.

 

Here is the May Newsletter and May Show and Tell Schedule.

 

 

Announcements: April 11th, 2017

Butterflies

We have been observing the Butterfly Life Cycle in our very own classroom!  The caterpillars are starting to change into chrysalises and soon they will turn into butterflies!  You are welcome to come by and have a look!

Easter Weekend

Just a reminder that Holy Thursday will be a noon dismissal.  Please make sure you make arrangements for pick up.  There will be no school on Good Friday and Easter Monday.  Happy Easter!

Spring Spirit Day

Wednesday, April 19th is Spring Spirit Day.  Students may come to school dressed in Spring colours.  We will be collecting $2 donations for those participating.  Proceeds will go to The Door is Open.  Please note that it is a PE day.  Please make sure your child has his/her PE uniform under the Spring colour clothes.

 

Sorry for the delay in posting this.  Here is the April Show and Tell Schedule and April Newsletter.

Archbishop Carney Speech Arts Festival

After months of practicing, the day has finally come.  I am please to announce that 1D was awarded a GOLD ranking for their Speech Arts performance today!  To celebrate, we will be having a class party on Thursday, March 9th.  Please have your child bring something to share with the class.

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Announcements: March 6th, 2017

Speech Arts

1D will be competing in the Archbishop Carney Speech Arts Festival tomorrow.  It will be held at St. Francis Xavier School in the gym and we will be bringing down the class at 1:30 pm.  Parents are invited to come watch and support us.  Please make sure your child is dressed in full school uniform tomorrow.

1D Class Mass

The 1D class mass has been postponed until Friday, March 31st.  Students that were given mass parts last time will have the opportunity to read a mass part at this mass.

Grade One Sunday Mass

The Grade One classes are asked to attend the Sunday mass on April 2nd.  A notice was emailed out to parents from the office.  If you have not already done so, please print and return the consent form so we know if your child will be attending.  1D and 1W students will have some opportunity to read a mass part for this mass.

Lenten Promises

Last week, we came up with lenten promises.  Each student came up with their own promise.  Please ask your child about the promise, and help him/her successfully keep it.

Mite Boxes

Mite Boxes were distributed last week.  Money collected during this lenten season will help support our Seminarians.  We will be collecting the mite boxes after Easter.

Casual for Covenant House

Wednesday, March 8th is casual day.  Students may come to school dressed in casual clothes.  We will be collecting a minimum of $3 donation for those participating.  Proceeds will go to Covenant House.  Please note that it is a PE day.  Please make sure your child has his/her PE uniform under the casual clothes.

PTA Hot lunch and Concession

Just a reminder that PTA hot lunch is on Wednesday, March 8th (if you ordered).  Concession will also be open on that day.

 

Here is the March Show and Tell Schedule and the March Newsletter.