Grade 5

Week of April 29 – May 3

Hi Grade 5 Families,

It was a short but busy week! Parents, it was wonderful to see you at the Student-Led Conferences on Friday. I hope you enjoyed getting to see your child’s work – I know they had fun getting to show you around their classroom!

Our featured image this week is a look into our current Math Unit. We have been learning about different multiplication and division strategies. These two strategies are called “Windowpane” and “FOIL”. Be sure to ask your children how it works 😄


This week at a glance:


  • Track and Field Practices Begin
  • Hot Lunch Serving
  • French with Madame Caprilli
  • Library Time


  • Music with Mr. Yang
  • PE with Mr. Kelly


  • PE with Mr. Kelly
  • Early Dismissal @ 2 pm


  • BC Children’s Jeans Day – Dress Down
  • French with Madame Caprilli
  • PE with Mr. Kelly
  • Music with Mr. Yang
  • Buddies with Grade 2


  • Professional Development Day – No School


  1. Reading: Continue to read for at least 30 minutes each day!

Friendly Reminders: 

  1. Hot Lunch: In continuing our efforts to be more sustainable, we are challenging those who ordered Hot Lunch to bring their own spoon or fork to use!
  2. Dress Down Day: In support of the BC Children’s Hospital, we will have our annual Jeans Day on Thursday, May 2nd. Please bring a donation if you come dressed down, if you would like a button, please bring a $5 donation.

Upcoming Dates:

  1. May 6th – St. Paul’s/Joe’s Annual Track Meet – Grades 3 – 7
  2. May 6th – Hot Lunch Serving
  3. May 7th – Sexuality and Your Child Parent Evening @ 7 – 9 pm
  4. May 9th – School Mass led by Kindergarten
  5. May 13th – Hot Lunch Serving
  6. May 20th – Victoria Day – No School
  7. May 22nd – 24th – Scholastic Book Fair (until 10:30 am on 24th)
  8. May 24th – Assembly led by Grade 5 & 2
  9. May 27th – Hot Lunch Serving


Please let me know if you have any questions, comments or concerns!


Miss Guevara