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Week of November 19 – 23

Hello Grade One Parents! I hope that you are all able to get out and spend some family time together on this beautiful autumn weekend! We have almost completed our “Grade One Family Tree” [...]

Week of November 12 – 16

Hello Grade One Families! I hope that you are all enjoying this beautiful Saturday! The students had a great start this week to The World is Full of Patterns unit. We noticed that patterns are in the [...]

Week of November 5 – 9

Hello Grade One Families! It was so lovely to be able to meet with so many parents on Friday. Thank-you for everything that you shared with me during our time together. Each child brings their [...]

Week of October 29 – November 2

Hello Grade One Families! Here we are at the end of October already! The students are so excited for the upcoming week! We will be busy with the field trip, Halloween, Mass and conferences. I hope [...]

Richmond Nature Park Field Trip

Hello Grade One Families! The students are very excited for their first Grade One field trip on Monday October 29! We will be attending the “All About Fall” workshop at Richmond Nature [...]

Halloween Costumes

Hello Grade One Families! I would like to bring your attention to this message from Mrs. Moorehead regarding Halloween costumes:     We are excited for our Halloween Dress Down day next [...]

Week of October 22 – 26

Hello Grade One Families! I hope that you are all having a wonderful weekend! Such glorious October weather is a beautiful gift from God our Creator, as is the rain that is predicted for later this [...]

Week of October 15 – 19

Hello Grade One Families! Thank-you to everyone who was able to join us for our Assembly this morning! The students certainly put a great effort into their prayer responses. It is a joy to me to see [...]
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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 […]