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Week of November 18 – 22

Hello Grade One Families! Thank-you for your generous donations to The Giving Truck! Our box was overflowing with shampoo, combs and brushes. Just a friendly reminder that if you have any blankets or [...]

Week of November 11 – 15

Hello Grade One Families! I hope that you all had a wonderful long weekend! This Remembrance Day is an opportunity to reflect on how blessed we are to live in Canada and to give true thanks for all [...]

Week of November 4 – 8

Hello Grade One Families! What a fun week we had getting ready for and then celebrating Halloween! The students all seemed to have had a fantastic time on Thursday evening as well. As you can [...]

Week of October 28 – November 1

Hello Grade One Families! What an exciting day with the wind storm and power outage! There was a great deal of interest in the emergency lights in the hallway and the disconnected window fan (from [...]

Week of October 21 – 25

Hello Grade One Families! It was so wonderful to have the opportunity to meet with all of you yesterday at the Learning Conferences. Thank-you for sharing your comments and insights with me to help [...]

Week of October 14 – 18

Hello Grade One Families! The students did such a wonderful job at the Assembly this morning! They took the practices very seriously. We have been having many conversations about roles and [...]

Week of October 7 – 11

Hello Grade One Families! I hope that you all are having a wonderful Sunday! Thank-you very much for remembering to send forks, spoons and chopsticks with your children on Friday for their hot lunch. [...]

Week of September 30 – October 4

Hello Grade One Families! Thank-you to everyone who was able to join us for the Walkathon yesterday and to those who were with us in spirit! The children did a fantastic job of completing the walk to [...]
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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 […]