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Week of March 9 – 13

Hello Grade One Families! I hope that you are all having a wonderful weekend! This week the Grade One class will be focussing on forgiveness as their Lent theme. We will hear the story of Jesus and [...]

Week of March 2 – 6

Hello Grade One Families! I hope that you all had a great weekend! We have already arrived at the first week of March! This week our Lenten focus will be prayer. The students will be learning about [...]

Week of February 24 – 28

Hello Grade One Families! This week, on Ash Wednesday, we will begin the season of Lent. The Church provides us with forty days to transform our hearts to become more like Jesus Christ. It allows us [...]

Week of February 17 – 21

Hello Grade One Families! Our very short school week is over and ended on a wonderful note with our special guest Tracy. The students were very attentive listeners and had many questions about [...]

Week of February 10 – 14

Hello Grade One Families! The weekend is here! Next week is a short school week, but there are still several things to take note of for the three days that we are in school. First of all, there is [...]

Week of February 3 – 7

Hello Grade One Families! Wow! Here we are in February already! Halfway through the school year! A wonderful time to reflect on the growth and accomplishments of the students so far this year as you [...]

Week of January 27 – 31

Hello Grade One Families! It was wonderful that so many of you were able to join us for our St. Paul Feast Day Celebration today. Thank-you for your support of this community event! The Grade One [...]
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Weekly Sharing Assignment

Each week students will have the opportunity to share something special from home. It can be a toy, a treasure, something they have made, a photo of something from home (such as a bike) or a special event. After your child has chosen what they will share, they will write four sentences about it in […]

Home Reading

The home reading program in Grade One is set-up so that students can work at their own level and pace. Based on “reading meetings” with class staff, students are assigned a level and may choose from a variety of books within that level. As they demonstrate progress and readiness, they proceed through the levels. Instructions […]

Homeroom Parent

I would like to thank Mrs. Tinsay for taking on the job of Grade One homeroom parent this year! She will be helping me with some preparation and organization of events throughout this school year. We will be reaching out for help from volunteers at various times this year and look forward to your support […]


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. I cannot emphasize […]

Drop-off and Pick-Up

Please follow the instructions you receive from Mrs. Moorehead regarding parking, drop-off and pick-up. It is very important that your child knows who is picking them up and where that person will be waiting. All students in Grade One are dismissed to the covered area after school unless you are notified otherwise.

Absentee Days

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

Specialist Schedules

We have the privilege at St. Paul School to have several specialist teachers working with the students. The Grade One specialist subjects are as follows:   PE with Mr Kelly: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday Any changes to the above schedule will be noted on the blog and/or in the student agenda books. Students wear […]

Let’s Meet the Staff!

Your child will have many stories to tell about school I am sure! Here are some of the names you may hear: Mrs. Moorehead – Principal Mrs. Jew – Vice Principal Mrs. Kelly – Classroom teacher Mrs. Schell–  Education Assistant working in Grade 1 Mrs. Workman –  Education Assistant working in Grade 1 Mr. Kelly […]