/Week of September 30 – October 4

Grade 1

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 Garden City Play Park and back to school. The weather was super and fall was definitely in the air!

It is hard to believe that we have already come to the end of September! During the month of October, we will continue with our areas of learning from September. We will also have a focus on thanksgiving for God’s gifts as we prepare for our Assembly on October 11. Next week, we will begin our ReadWell small reading groups. The students have been practicing how to rotate through the six stations and have shown that they are ready! Thank-you for your continued support of the home reading program. If you have noticed that your child is able to read through their home reading books confidently and without errors the first time, please let me know and we will adjust the books that are coming home.

Please note the following for the upcoming week:

As you are preparing to send in the Walkathon pledge form and funds raised, please make sure that all areas of the pledge form are complete and legible. Thank-you!


  • PE class


  • PE class


  • no PE class because Mr. Kelly will be away and we will have DPA instead


  • all library books due today (students who do not have their library books returned by this day will not be allowed to choose a new book this week)


  • 9:00am Assembly ~ please join us!
  • Fukuroku hot lunch for those who ordered ~ please remember to send a fork, spoon and/or chopsticks with your child as they will not be provided this year
  • PE class
  • last day to submit Scholastic orders online or in-class

Looking Ahead to the rest of October:

October 10 ~ individual photo day

October 11 ~ 9:00am Assembly led by Grade One and Grade Four students. Please join us!

October 14 ~ Thanksgiving Day! (no school)

October 18 ~ Parent/Teacher Conference Day (no regular classes for students and Grade One students do not attend this conference)

October 24 ~ 11:00am School Mass led by Fr. Gio and the Grade 5 class. Please join us!

October 31 ~ Halloween! (more details will follow in a couple of weeks about our Halloween activities)

If you have any questions or concerns, please e-mail me at nkelly@stpaulschool.ca.

Have a wonderful, sunny weekend and fantastic week ahead!

Mrs. Kelly


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