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Week of January 20 – 24

Hello Grade One Families! I hope that you all had a super weekend! Last week was such a quick week with the two snow days in the middle. The students did a great job of getting their work done on [...]

Week of January 13 – 17

Hello Grade One Families! I hope that you all have had a great weekend! It seems as though winter has definitely arrived in the Lower Mainland. Thank-you to everyone who had their children ready to [...]

Week of January 6 – 10

Hello Grade One Families! Happy New Year! I hope that 2020 is a year filled with faith, family and friends for all of you! This week we will ease back into school life. Home reading will begin next [...]

Christmas Holidays

  May Jesus be in your hearts and homes this Christmas season and throughout the New Year! I hope that everyone has a wonderful Christmas vacation!   See you at 8:45am on Monday January 6, [...]

Week of December 16 – 20

God of light, bring us joy! Help us to find joy this Advent season. Help us to prepare for the coming of the Lord. Hello Grade One Families! We have arrived at the third Sunday of Advent – the [...]

Week of December 9 – 13

  God of light, bring us peace. Help us to find peace this Advent season. Help us to prepare for the coming of the Lord. Hello Grade One Families! What an incredible day we had today! I would [...]

Week of December 2 – 6

God of light bring us hope. Help us to find hope this Advent season. Help us to prepare for the coming of the Lord.   Hello Grade One Families! This Sunday we begin our new liturgical year with [...]

Week of November 25 – 29

Hello Grade One Families! This Sunday we come to the end of our liturgical year as we celebrate the Feast of Christ the King. Looking back on this past liturgical year, I am thankful for all that the [...]
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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 […]