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Two weeks in one! (February 11 – 22)

Hello Grade One Families! I hope that you are all enjoying the snow! Please remember that if your child wears boots to school, they need to bring their school shoes to change into for the classroom. [...]

Week of February 3 – 8

Hello Grade One Families! I hope that you all had a super weekend! It looks like the weather is turning more “winter-like” this week. Please make sure that your child comes to school [...]

Week of January 28 – February 1

Hello Grade One Families! I hope that you all had a great long weekend! This is the first week for sharing presentations! Please send in your child’s sharing notebook and sharing item on their [...]

Week of January 21 – 25

Hello Grade One Families! This week we will celebrate the Feast Day of our school’s patron saint! St. Paul has so much to teach us about changing our lives for Jesus and spreading the Good [...]

Week of January 14 – 18

Hello Grade One Families! It was wonderful to hear all of the stories about Christmas holidays last week. The week started on Monday morning with dazed silence as everyone was still half asleep and [...]

Welcome Back! Week of January 7 – 11

Hello Grade One Families! Happy New Year! I hope that you all had a wonderful Christmas break with many memorable, joyful moments! Thank-you very much for all of the Christmas wishes and generous [...]

Christmas Holidays Are Here!

It has been a pleasure working with your children this term and I look forward to many more learning adventures with them in the new year!  Wishing all of the Grade One families a very blessed [...]
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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 […]


TImetable 2018 – 2019 This is the current timetable for a week in Grade One. It can be flexible to meet the needs of a particular lesson, unit of study, or special school activity. The students will be busy!  

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 […]


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

With the building of the new church the drop-off and pick-up procedures may be changing throughout the school year to accommodate the trucks and building supplies. 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 […]

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. […]

Agenda Book

On Thursday September 6, 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 […]

School Library

Grade One library day is Thursday. The students visit the school library on Thursday morning and may take one book for the week. It is an important lesson in responsibility for your child to remember to return the library book each week. Please establish a routine at home to help your child be successful in […]

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. Marwaha–  Education Assistant working in Grade 1 Mrs. Santa Ana –  Education Assistant working in Grade 1 Mr. […]