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Week of June 3 – 7

Hello Grade One Families! I hope that you all had a super weekend! Last week the students had so much fun learning about the Ozobots and their colour coding language. The students from UBC [...]

Week of May 27 – May 31

Hello Grade One Families! I hope that you all had a great weekend! This Thursday, we will be having engineering students from UBC visiting our class. They are part of the Geering Up program and will [...]

May 21 – 24

Hello Grade One Families! I hope that you all had a wonderful long weekend! Please note that there is no sharing this week. All of the students will receive their notebooks back tomorrow and sharing [...]

Week of May 13 – 20

Hello Grade One Families! Happy Mother’s Day! I hope that all of the Grade One Moms are having a very special day!    On Friday the students all brought home (front pocket of the agenda [...]

Week of May 6 – 10

Hello Grade One Families! I hope that you all had a wonderful weekend! I can’t believe that there are only two months left in the school year! The sun is shining and this means that it is a [...]

Week of April 29 – May 3

Hello Grade One Families! As I said on the ClassDojo class page, the students showed so much joy and enthusiasm while guiding you around the classroom on Friday during the Student-Led Conferences. [...]

Week of April 22 – 26

Alleluia! Jesus is risen! Jesus is risen indeed! Hello Grade One Families! Happy Easter! I hope that you are all enjoying a joyful Easter weekend! We are now beginning the beautiful liturgical season [...]

Holy Week

Hello Grade One Families! Today is Palm Sunday, the beginning of the most holy week of our Church year. When Father George came to visit the Grade One class on Thursday, he spoke to the children [...]
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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 […]