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Week of October 25 – 29

Hello Grade One Families! It was wonderful to have the opportunity to meet with all of you over the past two days. Thank-you for your questions, comments and insights! I am looking forward to working [...]

Week of October 18 – 22

Hello Grade One Families! I hope that you are having a wonderful weekend, wet as it is! Thank-you to everyone for returning the field trip permission forms this week! Another item that was due this [...]

Week of October 11 – 15

Hello Grade One Families! As we come to this Thanksgiving weekend, I am filled with gratitude for the many blessings in my life including the opportunity to work with your amazing children who bring [...]

October 4 – 8

Hello Grade One Families! Oh my goodness…October already! The perfect month to take the time to look at the trees – God’s glorious creation in all its colourful beauty. If you [...]

Week of September 27 – October 1

Hello Grade One Families! What a fabulous week in Grade One this week! I hope that you have had a chance to check the ClassDojo account to see some of what has been going on for the Grade One [...]

Week of September 20 – 24

Hello Grade One Families! I hope that you have had a wonderful weekend! Tomorrow is the tenth day of school…the year is already flying by and we have just started! It is a good reminder to be [...]

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 […]


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 […]


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, […]