Thursday, January 18, 2018

January 22nd - 26th

Please check your child’s backpack for their BEAR club bag and reading book. Please take a moment to read all the information regarding the home reading program. It is filed in the back of your child’s planner. If you are joining us for reading in the morning and are bringing younger siblings, they are welcome to look at books or to play with their own toys at the table. Please do not bring in food/drinks or technology as their entertainment as this is a distraction for our beginner readers.

Reminders for this week:
Monday January 22nd: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am. Please return library books to the white basket in class if you have not already done so.

Tuesday January 23rd: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am.  Please return the letter Oo alphabet sheet for sharing.

Wednesday January 24th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am. Letter Pp alphabet sheet will be sent home. Early dismissal is at 1:45pm.

Thursday January 25th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am.


Friday January 26th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am. 

Friday, January 12, 2018

January 15th-19th

Welcome back everyone. The class has had a great first week back.
Please check your child’s backpack for their BEAR club bag and reading book. Please take a moment to read all the information regarding the home reading program. It is filed in the back of your child’s planner. If you are joining us for reading in the morning and are bringing  younger siblings, they are welcome to look at books or to play with their own toys at the table. Please do not bring in food/drinks or technology as their entertainment as this is a distraction for our beginner readers.

Reminders for this week:
Monday January 15th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.50 -9.05am. Please return library books to the white basket in class if you have not already done so.

Tuesday January 16th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.50 -9.05am.  Please return the letter Nn alphabet sheet for sharing.

Wednesday January 17th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.50 -9.05am. Letter Oo alphabet sheet will be sent home. We will do the Polar Bear Run in the gym. Early dismissal is at 1:45pm.

Thursday January 18th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.50 -9.05am.

Friday January 19th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.50 -9.05am. Scholastic Order is due for those interested. PAC Movie Night

Thursday, December 21, 2017

January 8th-12th

Thank you everyone for the Christmas gifts and cards. I am saving them for Christmas. Enjoy the break.

Reminders for the new year:

Monday January 8th: Please return library books to the white basket in class if you have not already done so.

Tuesday January 9th: Please return the letter Mm alphabet sheet for sharing. There will be a school-wide presentation in the gym 9-10am.  –Green Thumb Performance.

Wednesday January 10th : Letter Nn alphabet sheet will be sent home. Early dismissal is at 1:45pm.

Thursday January 11th: Previews will be sent home.

Friday January 12th:

Friday, December 15, 2017

December 18th - 22nd

Thank you to all our volunteers who were able to donate Graham wafers, cream cheese and/or their time to help make Gingerbread Houses this week. The children just loved this activity.

Reminders for this week:
Monday December 18th: Please return library books to the white basket in class if you have not already done so.

Tuesday December 19th: Please return the letter Ll alphabet sheet for sharing. Afternoon Concert: Please send your child to school in their costume including the hat. (Be mindful about their snack and lunch with regards to messiness).

Wednesday December 20th: Letter Mm alphabet sheet will be sent home. Early dismissal is at 1:45pm. Evening Concert: You are welcome to bring your child to the classroom via the gym at 6.15pm.

Thursday December 21st: Pancake breakfast – typically a pancake, sausage and juice box are served between 9 and 10am. Children are invited to wear pyjamas (You may want to send in warmer pants as they will still be going outside for recess and lunch time). There is a school-wide movie in the gym in the afternoon, however when given the option, the majority voted for staying in the classroom for activity time.

Friday December 22nd: No School. Enjoy the winter break.

Christmas Concert Information - amended

Division 8 will be performing 2 songs with division 7. There will be an afternoon performance on Tuesday 19th December at 1:30pm and an evening performance on Wednesday 20th December at 6:30pm. Students’ “costume” is a red top, dark bottoms and a Santa hat. If children would prefer to wear Christmas or party dresses, they are welcome to wear them.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

December 11th - 15th

Reminders for this week:

Food Bank Drive - non-perishable package/canned food items are welcomed until the last day of school.

Monday December 11th: Please return library books to the white basket in class if you have not already done so. Please send in all gingerbread supplies: base, bag of candy as well as the Graham wafers/cream cheese frosting if you able to send in. (Any sealed surplus will go to the Food Bank). Please return the emptied report card envelope. With regards to your children's report cards, please note that they were written 3 weeks ago and some of the children have already achieved the "Next Steps", which is a good thing. If you need clarification on anything, please let me know and I generally can meet after school, if need be.

Tuesday December 12th: Please return the letter Kk alphabet sheet for sharing. I am looking for a couple of parent volunteers at 3pm to help divide the candy for the class in preparation for the gingerbread houses.

Wednesday December 13th: Gingerbread volunteers are needed from 8.45 until 10.30am. Letter Ll alphabet sheet will be sent home. Early dismissal is at 1:45pm. 

Thursday December 14th: 

Friday December 15th: PAC hot lunch for those who have pre-ordered.

December Home Task
I would like each family to complete the pet sheet in your children’s planners. The children need only print their names on the sheet and can dictate the rest to you. My intention is to make a book about the pets that they have or would like one day. They love to read about themselves and their families.

Christmas Concert Information Division 8 will be performing 2 songs with division 7. There will be an afternoon performance on Tuesday 19th December at 1:30pm and an evening performance on Wednesday 20th December at 6:30pm. Students’ “costume” is a red top, dark bottoms and a Santa hat. If children would prefer to wear Christmas or party dresses, they are welcome to wear them.
Mark your calendars:
Tuesday February 13th 2018 9.30am. Field Trip to Delta Gymnastics
Tuesday Febraury 27th 2018 9.30am. Field Trip to Delta Gymnastics
Friday April 27th 2018  9:20am. Field trip to Genesis Theatre

Friday, December 1, 2017

December 4th-8th

Thank you to all our volunteer drivers and supervisors for our field trip. The children enjoyed the show and were humming the tunes in the afternoon.

Reminders for this week:
Monday December 4th: Please return library books to the white basket in class if you have not already done so.

Tuesday December 5th: Please return the letter Jj alphabet sheet for sharing.

Wednesday December 6th: Christmas/Festive Sweater Day. Jingle Bell (monthly run). Letter Kk alphabet sheet will be sent home. Early dismissal is at 1:45pm.

Thursday December 7th:

Friday December 8th:

November/December Home Task
I would like each family to complete the pet sheet in your children’s planners. The children need only print their names on the sheet and can dictate the rest to you. My intention is to make a book about the pets that they have or would like one day. They love to read about themselves and their families.

Christmas Concert Information - amended
Division 8 will be performing 2 songs with division 7. There will be an afternoon performance on Tuesday 19th December at 1:30pm and an evening performance on Wednesday 20th December at 6:30pm. Students’ “costume” is a red top, dark bottoms and a Santa hat. If children would prefer to wear Christmas or party dresses, they are welcome to wear them.

Mark your calendars:
Tuesday February 13th 2018 9.30am. Field Trip to Delta Gymnastics
Tuesday February 27th 2018 9.30am. Field Trip to Delta Gymnastics
Friday April 27th 2018  9:20am. Field trip to Genesis Theatre

Thursday, November 23, 2017

November 27th - December 1st


Reminders for this week:
Monday November 27th: Please return library books to the white basket in class if you have not already done so.

Tuesday November 28th: Please return the letter Ii alphabet sheet for sharing.

Wednesday November 29th:  Letter Jj alphabet sheet will be sent home. Early dismissal is at 1:45pm.

Thursday November 30th:

Friday December 1st: Field trip to Genesis Theatre
Students will need booster seats, snack bar in pocket and a Santa hat.

The volunteer drivers are:
Alice’s mom, Callum’s dad, Declan’s mom and dad, and Oliver’s dad. Please meet in the classroom at 9.15am. We will drop off students on 45th street in the pull-in on the theatre side of the school.

Drivers and Theatre supervisors are:
Frankie’s mom, Maximo’s mom/aunt and Madison’s mom. Please park in the school parking lot at the front of the high school to avoid crossing the road with the students.

Pick up will be between 11.15pm and 11.30am at the pull -in at Genesis theatre. If this is too congested, please park in the school parking lot and walk to the pull-in to pick up.

November/December Home Task
I would like each family to complete the pet sheet in your children’s planners. The children need only print their names on the sheet and can dictate the rest to you. My intention is to make a book about the pets that they have or would like one day. They love to read about themselves and their families.

Christmas Concert Information
Division 8 will be performing 2 songs with division 7. There will be an afternoon performance on Tuesday 19th December at 1:30pm and an evening performance on Wednesday 20th December at 6:30pm. Students’ “costume” is a red top, dark bottoms, a Santa hat and sunglasses.