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Oct. 3 – 7

Hi Grade One Families,  Where has September gone? It’s hard to believe we are already in the second month of Grade One!  We an important Wednesday honouring the National Day for Truth and [...]

Week of Sept. 26 – 30

Hi Grade One Families, It was wonderful to meet you all at Meet the Teacher last Tuesday! Thank you for taking the time to come, build community and support the school. We hope you were able to learn [...]

Week of Sept. 19-23

  Hi Grade One Families,  We had a wonderful first full week with the Grade Ones! We only managed to call them the wrong grade a couple of times 🙂  September is an important month as we [...]

Week of Sept. 12 – 16

Hi Grade One Families, We made it through the first week of school! Woo! The students did a wonderful job in their first week of Grade One! So many “firsts” to navigate…lockers, [...]

Agenda Book

Our Agenda books have arrived! They have begun to take them home this past week. Please read and initial the agenda book every day. The agenda book is used to record reminders and homework assignments. Occasionally there may be a note in the front pocket of the agenda book as well. The agenda book must […]

Home Reading

The Grade One students are asked to read for fifteen minutes every day after school or in the evening. In order to provide parents, caregivers, and students a variety of options for home reading practice here are some choices (please note that these are optional, and families can choose how to best support their children at home): […]

Birthdays

It is always fun to celebrate our birthdays! In Grade One all birthdays are acknowledged with song and a special treat. As noted in the Thursday letter, you are welcome to send a treat for all of your child’s classmates on your child’s birthday (this is entirely optional). If you choose to do this, please […]

Eating Snacks and Lunch at School

Here are some guidelines about snack time and lunch time in Grade One: the students wash their hands before they eat and this time is not counted as part of the eating time the students have 15 minutes to eat their snack in the morning and 30 minutes to eat their lunch mid-day the students […]

Absentees

Your child may need to miss school due to illness, appointments or family commitments. Please e-mail Mrs. Ong, Mrs. Dos Santos and Mrs. Teodosio to let them know that your child will not be attending school. If your child will be missing more than one consecutive week of school, you must also include Mrs. Moorehead […]

Drop Off and Pick Up

It is very important that you tell your child who is picking them up and where that person will be waiting. We recommend that, if possible, all Grade One parents/caregivers park in the back-parking lot and walk to the covered area to meet their child at afternoon pick-up time. We do have a brief transition […]

Uniforms

Students are expected to wear their full school uniform everyday unless we have a planned non-uniform day (which will be on the school calendar and class blog). The uniform policy is in the Parent Handbook which can be accessed on the school website. Please remember that hair accessories must match the uniform. On PE days, […]

Scholastic Books

Our class has a class code for Scholastic Canada. If you are ordering from Scholastic, please enter our class code at checkout and then we will be given credits for purchasing books, games, puzzles etc. for the classroom. The class code is RC161132 We will send home book club flyers monthly. You can access the […]