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May 20-24

Hello Grade One Families, The Grade Ones are so excited to attend the Vancouver Children’s Festival! Thank you to all the families who have sent in their field trip forms already! We have [...]

May 13-17

Hello Grade One Families, This week is the final week of our The Reading Longer Words Unit, which was the students’ first introduction to words with more than one syllable. The lessons addressed [...]

May 6-10

Hello Grade One Families, Thank you to Ms. Lee for subbing into our Grade One classroom the past two weeks! Mrs. D and Mrs. Mallari returned this week, and got to hear about all the fun that the [...]

April 29 – May 3

Hello Grade One Families, On Wednesday, we celebrated administrative professionals day! The children prepared a beautiful card and gave it to Mrs. Ong to say thank you for all of her hard work! The [...]

April 22-26

Hello Grade One Families, It was so wonderful to welcome many of you into our Grade One classroom today! We hope that you enjoyed being led by your child around the room to explore! Although it was [...]

April 15-19

Hello Grade One Families, The children were so excited about the Solar Eclipse on Monday! We learned all about the solar eclipse and even got to watch the live NASA stream throughout the day! They [...]

Week of April 8-12

Hello Grade One Families! Alleluia! Jesus is risen!  Jesus is risen indeed!   We had a very exciting week! First of all, we want to wish all families a very Happy Easter! We hope that you were [...]

April 1-5

Hello Grade One Families! This past week was Holy Week. Beginning on Sunday with Palm Sunday, we are given the opportunity to reflect on the immense love that Jesus showed for all of us; from gifting [...]

Advent Calendar

The Grade 1’s reflected different ways they can prepare their hearts for Jesus during the season of Advent. They thought of prayer activities, acts of kindness and small sacrifices they can make to become closer to Jesus. In our classroom, we have a life-size version of the calendar and we will read it each day […]

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): […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]