St. Paul School acknowledges that the land on which we work, learn, and play is the unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples,
including the territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) Nations.

Kindergarten

September 20-24

This week, Kindergarten learned that they are all part of a family! As we begin full day Kindergarten this Wednesday, September 22nd, we look forward to coming together as One Family, One Hope in Christ. Thank you, parents, for organizing your schedules around gradual entry. Your support has been greatly appreciated!

This Week at a Glance:

Monday

  • September Items and Forms due today
  • Group A: 8:45-12:00
  • Group B: 12:45-3:00

Tuesday

  • Group A: 8:45-12:00
  • Group B: 12:45-3:00

Wednesday

  • Full-Day Kindergarten begins!
  • Walkathon Volunteer Form due today (if you are available to help)
  • PE today
  • Dismissal @ 2:00 pm

Thursday

  • School Mass @ 9:00 am
    • Please wear full uniform (including sweater)
  • French today

Friday 

  • Music today

Kindergarten Specialist Subject Information

P.E.– Mr. Kelly is the PE teacher. The children will have PE every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Unless your child is able to tie their own laces, please ensure that your child’s gym shoes have a Velcro closure.

Music- Mr. Kelly is also the music teacher. The children will have Music class every Friday.

French Madame Caprilli is the French teacher. The children will have French every Monday and Thursday.

Library– The children will have library every Monday with Miss Wu and Miss Guevara. The children will have the opportunity to borrow a book every week which is to be returned by the following Monday.

Buddies– Our buddy class is Grade 7. Throughout Gradual Entry, the children have been getting to know and playing with their big buddies. Buddy activities are scheduled every Friday.

Friendly Reminders for this Week:

  1. September Items- Thank you for sending in the “Items needed for September”. A checklist outlining any items your child still needs to bring has been sent home today. If you are still missing items, please bring them in on Monday. If you brought in an item but it was checked off on your list, let us know, as we have some items that were not labelled in the classroom!
  2. Pick Up and Drop Off– When full day Kindergarten begins, Kindergarten students must still be picked up and dropped off at our classroom door. However, you will now be able to park in the front or back lot for arrival and dismissal. When the students are being dismissed from the Kindergarten classroom, we ask that you step forward when you see your child so that they can find you more easily!
  3. Flashcards– Our fall DIBELS assessment will begin soon. Please send your child’s alphabet and number cards back to school by Wednesday, September 29th. Thank you to those who have already returned your package!
  4. Birthday Celebration– If you wish to have your child share a special treat with the whole class on his/her birthday, please ensure that the item is individually wrapped and nut-free. All treats will be sent home at the end of the day.
  5. Walkathon- Please continue to get pledges for the upcoming Walk-a-thon, on October 1stPledges and donations are due by October 13th.

Please let us know if you have any questions, comments, or concerns.

With love,

Miss Wu & Miss Guevara

jwu@stpaulschool.ca & cguevara@stpaulschool.ca