Grade 5

Week of December 17 – 21

Hi Grade 5 Families!

Happy 3rd week of Advent and last week of school before break!

We’re excited for a celebration-filled week, with our Christmas Concert, Advent Party and last day of school!

Our featured image this week is the beautiful cards the children coloured for the parish! Keep an eye out for them; I recently attended the weekly Bingo at our parish and saw some the cards! It was very nice to see their work shared with others!


This week at a glance:


  • NO Hot Lunch
  • French with Madame Caprilli
  • Library Time


  • Music with Mr. Yang
  • Christmas Concert Dress Rehearsal @ 1:00 pm
  • Christmas Concert @ 7:00 pm – children due back at school by 6:15 pm


  • Secret Santa Gift Due
  • PE with Mr. Kelly
  • Early Dismissal @ 2:00 pm
  • Destination Imagination Bake Sale @ 2 – 3 pm


  • French with Madame Caprilli
  • Confessions @ 9:30 am with Msgr. Luterbach & Father George
  • PE with Mr. Kelly
  • Advent Party @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Buddies with Grade 2s


  • Last Day of School
  • Secret Santa Gift Exchange
  • Dismissal at 12 noon



  1. Reading: Continue to read for at least 30 minutes each day!
  2. Secret Santa: Please refer to Google Classroom for the full Secret Santa gifting instructions.
    We will continue with the original exchange date of Friday, December 21st; but to ensure that each child receives their gift, please send the gift to school by Wednesday, December 19th. 
  3. Christmas Treats: If your child chooses to share treats, please send them in on the last day of school, Friday, December 21st. Reminder to have enough peanut-free snacks for 31 students and they must be labelled who they are “FROM” (ex. “From, Miss Guevara) and not “TO”.

Friendly Reminders: 

  1. Christmas Concert: Please ensure your child has at least a hat and/or and sunglasses! Extra hip hop accessories, such as bling, jewelry and bandanas are still welcome! If you have any to share, please send them to school and we will be sure to send them back to you!Reminder that students are to be back at school for the evening performance at 6:15 pm.
  2. Advent Party: Reminder our Advent get together is on December 20th @ 11 am – 2 pm, in the Parish Centre in Rooms 1 & 2. Please refer to Joyce’s email with more details in regards to the party. If you have any questions feel free to ask  Joyce!

Upcoming Dates:

  1. January 7th – First Day Back
  2. January 7th – Hot Lunch Serving
  3. January 14th – First Gr. 5 & 6 Grouse Mountain Trip
  4. January 18th – Assembly led by Grade 5 & 2
  5. January 21st – Hot Lunch Serving
  6. January 23rd – Grouse Mountain Trip #2
  7. January 25th – St. Paul Feast Day
  8. January 25th – School Mass led by Grade 4
  9. January 28th – Professional Development Day – No School
  10. January 30th – Grouse Mountain Trip #3
  11. February 7th – Last Grouse Mountain Trip


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


Miss Guevara