Grade 1

  • Blog
  • Class Info

Week of November 27 – Dec 1

Hi Grade One Families, This week the children learned about the Feast of Christ the King. On the last Sunday of the liturgical year, this year being November 26, the Church celebrates the Solemnity [...]

Week of November 20-24

Hi Grade One Families, Throughout the month of November, we have been learning about the Saints. We first talked about what a saint is and then began reading stories about the lives of different [...]

Week of November 13 – 17

Hi Grade One Families, This week the children learned all about Remembrance Day, and how it is observed on the 11th day of the 11th month, November 11th.  Grade 1 attended a special Remembrance Day [...]

Week of November 6 – 10

Hi Grade One Families, The children had such a busy week with Halloween celebrations, All Saint’s Day, and All Soul’s Day. Thank you to all families for their generous Halloween treats! The [...]

Week of October 30th – November 3rd

Hi Grade One Families, On Wednesday we had our Walkathon assembly and we raised a grand total of $87,706 Thank you very much for all your hard work in collecting pledges! A special congratulations to [...]

Week of October 23 -27

Hi Grade One Families,  It was lovely to meet with all of you at the Learning Conferences today! We enjoyed talking about your children’s growth in class so far and how we can all work together to [...]

Week of October 16 – 20

Hi Grade One Families,  We are under way with our Open Parachute lessons! Our first unit in class is on Growth Mindset. The students’ first couple lessons have been about noticing anger and [...]

Week of October 10-14

Hi Grade One Families,  As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, we spent the week reflecting on all the things that we are grateful for. We thought of things that we are thankful for at home, at [...]

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 […]