Grade 1

  • Blog
  • Class Info
  • Contact

Week of Jan 30th

Hello Grade One Families! This week at school the children were very excited to find out that we will be leading assembly (with our grade 5 buddies) AND mass, on February 8th and February 9th. Thank [...]

Week of Jan 23 – 27

Hello Grade One Families! Last week, the children learned about Vincent Van Gogh. They learned about Van Gogh’s technique of using colours to communicate feelings and ideas. The Grade One’s made [...]

Week of Jan. 16-20

Hello Grade One Families! On Friday, we had a dress down day for Black Excellence Day, which is observed on January 15, 2023. The aim of this day is to spark important conversations about anti-racism [...]

Week of Jan. 9-13

Hello Grade One Families! On behalf of Mrs. Dos Santos, Mrs. Santa Ana, Mrs. Lam and myself, we would like to wish all of our Grade 1 families a very happy new year.  This week was my first week in [...]

Week of Jan. 3-6

Hello Grade One Families! Happy New Year to all of our Grade One families! May this year be one of joy in our faith, families, and friends while we continue to pray for good health and other [...]

Week of Dec. 12-16

Hello Grade One Families! The children had so much fun at our Advent Celebration this week! Thank you to all the parents who were able to join us, as well as a special thank you to our homeroom [...]

Week of Dec. 5 – 9

Hi Grade One Families, This week the children had SNOW much fun playing in the snow outside, and in the classroom they began learning all about Advent. We now find ourselves at the beginning of the [...]

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): […]

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 […]