Grade 5

Week of October 12th – 16th

Hi Grade 5 Families!

Happy Thanksgiving! I’m thankful to be part of such a supportive and loving community. I hope you all had a wonderful time with your families this weekend! This week, we look forward to another short week with Thanksgiving Day and Class Mass on Wednesday.

The school community has started Weekly Class Masses with Father Smith and/or Father Joseph. Each week, one class will have the opportunity to attend and lead the Daily Mass. Grade 5s will have their turn this week on Wednesday, October 14th.

Our featured image this week is the childrens’ reflection activity and art work. We read the First Nations story the The Six Cedar Trees and learned about what different animals represent in the Snuneymuxw First Nation of the Coast Salish peoples tradition. They reflected on which one they identified with the most and discussed with their peers what actions from their animal they show at school. The animals they drew are the ones they want to be more like, and work towards, for the year. 


This week at a glance:


  • Thanksgiving Day – No School


  • PE with Mr. Kelly
  • Music with Ms. Rumpel
  • Dismissal @ 2:45 – 3:00 & 3:00 – 3:15


  • Class Mass @ 9:30 am
  • PE with Mr. Kelly
  • Early Dismissal @ 1:45 – 2:00 & 2:00 – 2:15


  • PE with Mr. Kelly
  • Music with Ms. Rumpel
  • Dismissal @ 2:45 – 3:00 & 3:00 – 3:15


  • Fukuroku Hot Lunch Serving
  • DPA – Daily Physical Activity – with Miss G
  • Dismissal @ 2:45 – 3:00 & 3:00 – 3:15


Friendly Reminders: 

  1. Learning Conferences: Learning Conferences will be taking place over 2 days this year, Thursday, October 22nd from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  (Students come to school Thursday morning until noon.) and Friday morning, October 23rd from 8:00 am to 11:30 am(No classes on Friday)
    • 15 minute time slots will be assigned, however 5 of the 15 mins are for sanitizing/switching out chairs
    • Conferences will still be 10 mins long with only parents
    • Please be sure to read the attached letter in regards to full information and registration
  2. October Scholastic Book Order
  3. Remote Learning Families: Thank you for your support and patience! Please remind your child to check their Google Classroom for updates on assignments and Zoom Meeting times and links. 

Upcoming Dates:

  1. October 21st: Top Marks Customer Service Day (2pm to 4pm)
  2. October 22nd: Learning Conference Day – 1:00 – 8:00 pm – School Dismissal @ 12 noon
  3. October 23rd: Learning Conference Day – 8:30 am 11:30 am – No Classes
  4. October 30th: Halloween Dress Down Day

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


Miss Guevara

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