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Week of January 24 – 28

Hello Grade One Families! I cannot believe that we have already come to the last week of January! On Tuesday January 25, it is the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul. Although we are not able to [...]

Week of January 17 – 21, 2022

Hello Grade One Families! It was so wonderful to have so many students back at school this week! The students were certainly happy to see each other and share stories of their Christmas holidays. [...]

Happy New Year!

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 blessings through the Grace of our [...]

Week of December 13 – 17

God of light, give us joy! Help us to find joy this Advent season.  Help us to prepare for the coming of the Lord.  We make this prayer in the name of Jesus, our joy. Amen   Hello Grade One [...]

Week of December 6 – 10

God of Light, bring us peace. Help us to find peace this Advent season. Help us to prepare for the coming of Your Son, Jesus. We make this prayer in the name of Jesus, our Peace. Amen Hello Grade One [...]

Week of November 29 – December 3

God of light, bring us hope.  Help us to find hope this Advent season. Help us to prepare for the coming of the Lord.  We make this prayer in the name of Jesus, our hope. Amen   Hello Grade [...]

Week of November 22 – 26

Hello Grade One Families! I hope that you are all having a super weekend! This weekend we celebrate the end of our liturgical year with the Feast of Christ the King. We rejoice that Jesus is the King [...]

Week of November 15 – 19

Hello Grade One Families! I hope that you have all had a wonderful long weekend! This school week will be a little bit longer than last week, but still a short week as we have another Professional [...]

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 here are some choices: RAZ KIDS ~ On Monday October 4 each Grade One student will bring home their login information […]

Ordering from Scholastic Canada

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 RC249688. Scholastic has not yet sent me any paper flyers, but you can […]

Eating Snacks and Lunch at School

Here are some guidelines to answer some of your questions 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 […]

Birthdays

It is always fun to celebrate our birthdays! In Grade One all birthdays are acknowledged with song, certificate and sticker. 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 send […]

Agenda Book

On Monday September 13, your child will bring home their agenda book for the first time. Please read and initial the agenda book every day. The agenda book is used to record reminders and homework assignments (which will begin toward the end of September). Occasionally there may be a note in the front pocket of […]

Homeroom Parent

I would like to thank Mrs. Agnes Yun 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 […]

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 consecutive week of school, you must also include Mrs. Moorehead in your email. […]

Drop-Off and Pick-Up

Please follow the instructions you receive from Mrs. Moorehead regarding morning drop-off and afternoon pick-up. It is very important that you tell your child who is picking them up and where that person will be waiting. I would strongly recommend that, if possible, all Grade One parents/caregivers park in the back-parking lot and walk to […]

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, […]