Wednesday, December 21, 2016


  • Tomorrow is the last day of classes before Christmas break. It is a full day of classes. 
  • No hockey program tomorrow. 

Tuesday, December 20, 2016


  • Advent Mass is tonight at 6:30pm, St. James Church.
  • Tomorrow is PJ day. 
  • Tomorrow we will go deliver Christmas Cards to our neighbours. We will be out for one period in the afternoon. Please ensure students have warm outside clothes they can put on over their pj's to ensure they are warm enough. 
  • December 22nd is a full day of classes. 
  • Christmas break: Dec 23rd-Jan 8th

Friday, December 16, 2016


  • PJ day on December 21st. 
  • Advent mass December 20th at St. James Church starting at 6:30pm.
  • December 22nd is a full day of school and the last day before Christmas break. 
  • Thank you to all who donated food for our food drive.
  • Return field trip form by Monday, December 19th. 

Thursday, December 15, 2016


  • Last day to bring toys for the toy sale is tomorrow. 
  • December 20th is our Advent Mass at St. James church, 6:30pm. 
  • Special snack on Dec 21st. 
  • No hockey on Dec 22nd. 

Wednesday, December 14, 2016


  • Toy drive collection until Friday. 
  • Advent Mass December 20th at 6:30 PM, St. James Church
  • Last full day of school is December 22nd. 

Tuesday, December 13, 2016


  • Tomorrow is the last day to bring in food items for our food drive. 
  • Advent Mass on Dec 20th at St. James Church starting at 6:30 PM.
  • Dec 22nd is the last FULL day of school. 

Monday, December 12, 2016

  • We are still collecting food items for our food drive. Please bring in non-perishable food items by Dec 14th. 
  • Math unit test on Dec 13th. (place value and estimation)
  • Advent Mass December 20th at St. James Church, starting at 6:30 pm. All are invited. 

Friday, December 9, 2016


  • We are still collecting food items for our food drive. Please bring in non-perishable food items by Dec 14th. 
  • Math unit test on Dec 13th. (place value and estimation)

Thursday, December 8, 2016


  • Christmas Band Concert tonight. Concert begins at 7:00pm. Please be here at 6:30pm. We will meet in Mr. Grecko's classroom. Remember to wear black on bottom and white on top. 
  • Math unit test on Dec 13th. 
  • French school plans due Friday. 
  • Please bring in food items for our food drive. 

Wednesday, December 7, 2016


  • Band concert at 7pm tomorrow. Students need to be at the school for 6:30pm. Please wear black bottoms and white tops. 
  • Concert dress rehearsal tomorrow. Please remember to bring your instruments. 
  • Fun lunch tomorrow. 
  • French school floor plan due Friday. 
  • Math unit test on Tuesday, December 13, 2016. (place value estimation)

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

  • French school floor plan due on Dec 9th. 
  • Fun Lunch on Thursday.
  • Band concert on Thursday at 7pm. 
  • Trumpet lunch rehearsal on Wednesday. 
  • Trombone afternoon recess rehearsal on Wednesday. 
  • Flute lunch rehearsal on Thursday.
  • Thursday afternoon dress rehearsal for band concert. Everyone must bring their instruments. 
  • Place vlaue and estimation unit test on Dec 13th.

Monday, December 5, 2016


  • Hot Chocolate for sale tomorrow for $1. 
  • French school floor plan due on Dec 9th. 
  • Advent Mass RSVP due tomorrow. 
  • Fun Lunch on Thursday.
  • Band concert on Thursday at 7pm. 
  • Trumpet lunch rehearsal on Wednesday. 
  • Trombone afternoon recess rehearsal on Wednesday. 
  • Flute lunch rehearsal on Thursday.
  • Thursday afternoon dress rehearsal for band concert. Everyone must bring their instruments. 

Thursday, December 1, 2016


  • No school tomorrow.
  • Hot chocolate for sale on Tuesday at lunch for $1.
  • Book Fair on Wednesday.
  • Band concert Dec 8th at 7pm. You need to wear black bottoms and a white top. 
  • Advent Mass RSVP due on Dec 6th. 

Wednesday, November 30, 2016


  • No library period tomorrow due to the book fair. Instead we will have a silent reading period. I encourage students to work on their independent book projects during this time (either reading the book or completing the project). 
  • If you are attending the Advent Mass please complete and return the RSVP by December 6th. 
  • Band concert December 8th at 7pm. 
  • Our class will go to the book fair on December 7th. 

Tuesday, November 29, 2016


  • We are collecting food for our food drive. Please send in non-perishable food items. 
  • Safety first assignments due tomorrow. 
  • Progress report envelopes need to be signed and returned. 
  • Notice about Advent Mass went home today. If attending please return completed by Dec 6th. 

Monday, November 28, 2016


  • Please bring in non-perishable food items for our food drive. We will collect food from today until December 14th. 
  • Progress report envelopes need to be signed and returned. 
  • Math pg 55 # 1-5.
  • Safety first assignment due Wednesday. (Most students have finished this already in class).
  • Book interviews online. 

Friday, November 25, 2016


  • Progress reports go home today. Please sign and return the envelope. 
  • Book parent teacher interviews online. It opens on Sunday. 
  • Safety first assignment due on Wednesday. (Students will be given 2 more classes on Monday to complete this assignment.)
  • Practice connect to your calm strategies this weekend. 

Thursday, November 24, 2016


  • Science test corrected, signed, and returned. 
  • Hat day tomorrow. Wear your favourite hat to show St. James school spirit.
  • Today was our last session of connect to your calm. Our student work book will go home today. Please continue to practice these strategies at home on a regular basis. 

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

  • Complete pg 8 in Connect to Your Calm student booklet. 
  • Hat day on Friday. 
  • Library day tomorrow.

Friday, November 18, 2016


  • Math practice questions: pg 45 #1ab, 2, 3ab, 6ab, 8ab, 9a, 10. (most students finished these in class)
  • We will participate in Connect to Your Calm on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday next week. 
  • Library has been rescheduled. We will have our next library period on Thursday, November 24th. 

Thursday, November 17, 2016


  • Book orders due Nov 23rd. 
  • Picture retakes tomorrow. 
  • Tomorrow is national kids day. Please wear blue. 
  • Science Save the Wetlands assignment due tomorrow. 

Wednesday, November 16, 2016


  • Photo retakes on Friday. 
  • Save the Wetlands assignment due Friday. Students will have 80 min tomorrow to finish this assignment. All students who use their time wisely will finish this in class tomorrow. 
  • Book orders due November 23rd. 

Monday, November 14, 2016


  • Science Wetland Ecosystems unit test tomorrow. 
  • Math test corrected, signed, and returned.
  • Work habits rubric signed and returned. 
  • Vaccinations on Nov 16th. 
  • Fun Lunch Nov 16th. 

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

  • No school on Friday. 
  • Science Wetlands unit test on Nov 15th. Study guides were sent home yesterday. 

Tuesday, November 8, 2016


  • Science - bar graph needs to be finished.
  • Language Arts - finish Chp 8 journal response.
  • Remembrance Day Liturgy tomorrow at 1:15 pm. All students will be given poppies tomorrow. If you can please send in a donation for our veterans. 
  • No school on Friday. 
  • Science Wetlands unit test on Nov 15th. Study guides were sent home yesterday. 

Monday, November 7, 2016


  • Science Test November 15th - Wetlands
  • Independent book project rubrics signed and returned. 
  • Fur Trader trading card due tomorrow. 
  • Remembrance Day Liturgy on Nov 9th at 1:15 pm. All students will be given a poppy to wear that day. We will be collecting donations for our veterans. 

Friday, November 4, 2016


  • Start reviewing science. The test will be on November 15th. 
  • Remembrance Day Liturgy on November 9th at 1:15. 
  • Living things handout due Monday. 
  • Fur trader trading card due Nov 8th.
  • Independent book project rubric signed and returned. 
    • some students did not get their rubrics back yet, but they will go home on Monday.
  • Band practice sheets for November went home today.
  • Vaccinations on November 16th.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016


Friday, October 28, 2016


  • No school on Monday, October 31st and Tuesday, November 1st. 
  • Book projects due Nov 2nd. 
  • Math tasks and self-portraits are to be signed and returned.

Thursday, October 27, 2016


  • Book projects due Nov 2nd.
  • Oct 28th students can dress in school appropriate halloween costumes.
  • Math tasks signed and returned. 
  • Math test on Friday. 
    • patterns
    • algebraic equations
    • problem solving
  • Self-portrait signed and returned
  • Cityscape due Nov 4th. 

Monday, October 24, 2016


  • Practice division facts
  • Independent book project due Nov 2nd. 
  • Math unit test on Friday.
    • patterns
    • algebraic equations
    • problem solving

Friday, October 21, 2016


Thursday, October 20, 2016


  • Practice division facts.
  • Independent book project due Nov 2nd. 
  • Work habits signed and returned
  • Math quiz signed, corrected, and returned. 

Wednesday, October 19, 2016


  • Practice division facts. 
  • Independent book project due Nov 2nd. 
  • Work habits rubric signed and returned. 
  • Math quiz corrected, signed, and returned.
  • Fun lunch tomorrow. 

Tuesday, October 18, 2016


  • Practice division facts.
  • Independent book projects due Nov 2nd. 
  • French poster due tomorrow.
  • Math quiz corrected, signed, and returned. 
  • Fun lunch Oct 20th. 

Friday, October 14, 2016


Thursday October 13, 2016


  • Practice division facts.
  • Patterns quiz tomorrow. 
    • complete the pattern. ex) 2, 4, 6, 8
    • find the pattern rule
    • using patterns to solve problems. 

Wednesday, October 12, 2016


  • Tomorrow is our Thanksgiving Liturgy. It will be in the gym at 11:15am. Everyone is welcome to attend. 
  • Patterns quiz on Friday, October 14th. 
    • complete the pattern
    • pattern rules
    • using patterns in problem solving
  • Practice division facts. 
  • Students with missing assignments need to hand them in asap. I will be keeping students in at recess who have not handed in assignments. 

Tuesday, October 11, 2016


  • Practice division facts. 
  • Book orders due Oct 12th. 
  • Patterns quiz on Friday, October 14th. 
    • finish the pattern. ex)2, 4, 6, 8
    • pattern rules
    • using patterns to solve problems. 

Tuesday, October 4, 2016


  • Adaptations creature poster due October 6th.
  • Art self-portrait due tomorrow. 
  • Book orders due October 12th. 
  • Practice ma classe vocab.
  • Important band clinic tomorrow after school from 3:30-5:00 pm. 

Monday, October 3, 2016


  • Adaptations creature poster due October 6th. 
  • Art self-portrait due October 5th. 
  • Math pg 27 #1 & 2
  • Practice ma classe vocabulary
  • Important band clinic on Wednesday, October 5th from 3:30-5:00 pm. 

Friday, September 30, 2016

Wow! I can't believe September is already over. I hope everyone has a wonderful weekend. 

  • Please practice basic math fact, particularly multiplication and division. We are beginning algebra right now and this knowledge will make these concepts easier. 
  • Art self-portrait due October 5th. 
  • Practice ma classe vocabulary. 
  • IMPORTANT band clinic on Wed, Oct 5th from 3:30-5:00pm. Information was emailed to parents on Sept 28th and a notice was sent home today. 

Tuesday, September 27, 2016


  • Tomorrow is our field trip. All students must bring a bagged lunch. Please wear layers and dress for the weather. We will be outside the entire morning, rain or shine. 
  • Please bring in your instruments for Thursday! There will be an important class teaching you how to set up your instrument properly and the proper technique needed to play your instrument. 

Thursday, September 22, 2016


  • Practice multiplication and division basic math facts.
  • Fun Run on Friday from 5-7pm.
  • Cupcakes for sale Sept 27th for $1. 
  • Field trip forms due Sept 23rd. 
  • You need your instruments for Thursday September 29th. 

Wednesday, September 21, 2016


  • Fun Run on Friday from 5-7 pm.
  • Practice basic multiplication and division facts. 
  • Practice numbers 1-50 in french. 

Important Volunteer Orientation

You must take the orientation before you volunteer.
Volunteer Sessions:
September 27th @ 10AM in the Conference Room
September 27 @ 3PM in the Conference Room

September 30 @ 10AM in the Conference Room 

Tuesday, September 20, 2016


  • Tonight is instrument rental night at 6pm.
  • Field trip forms are due Sept 23rd. 
  • Tomorrow is the first ice day for hockey students. 
  • Practice 1-50 in french.
  • Marshes, Swamps, and Bogs info sheets are due Wed. (Most students finished it during class time)
  • Practice multiplication and division. 

Thursday, September 25, 2016


  • Interview are tonight and tomorrow. I look forward to seeing you!
  • Practice division and multiplication facts. 
  • Practice numbers 1-50 in french.
  • Parent input sheets are to be returned as soon as possible. 
  • No school tomorrow. 
  • Special lunch on Sept 21st. 

Wednesday, September 14, 2016


  • Special lunch September 21st. Register online.  
  • Parent Teacher conferences tomorrow and Friday. Please register through conference manager. 

Monday, September 12, 2016


  • Remember to register for parent teacher interviews at https://stjames.schoolsoft.ca/login.jsf. Interviews are on Thursday from 4:30-7:30 and Friday from 9:00-3:00. 
  • Fun Run forms are due Wednesday.
  • Please return (hard copy or email) completed parent input sheets. These were emailed to all parents last week. 
  • Picture day September 19th. 
  • Practice numbers 1-50 in French. 
  • Science title page due Wednesday. 

Thursday, September 8, 2016


  • Opening Mass tomorrow at 10:30 AM at St. James Church. 
  • Fun Run forms due September 14th.
  • Health packages are due tomorrow. 
  • Please bring a silent reading book to class. 

September 7, 2016


  • Safety patrol permission forms due tomorrow. 
  • Please bring a silent reading book to school. 
  • Health package to be returned by Friday.
  • Parent volunteers are still needed for our field trip on Sept 28th. If you are available please send me an email. 
  • Fun Run forms were sent home today. 

September 6, 2016


  • Safety Patrol forms are due on Thursday. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me at the school. I will send home more information on Thursday regarding scheduling. 
  • Parent volunteers are needed for our field trip on September 28th. This is a morning only field trip. Please send me an email (malorie.valliere@cssd.ab.ca) if you are able to volunteer. 
  • Please return all start of the school year documents that needed to be completed/signed. 
  • Please send in any missing school supplies for your child. They have been told to create a list in their agenda of what is needed. 

Friday, June 24, 2016


  • Elementary Activity Day is on Monday. 
    • Remember to dress for the weather.
    • Remember to bring a water bottle. 
    • Lunch is provided. If 2 hot dogs is not enough please bring some extra snacks to school.
  • Return all library books.
  • Work Habits rubrics went home today. 
  • Please remember to bring your instrument home. 

Thursday, June 23, 2016


  • Special snack tomorrow. 
  • Bake sale tomorrow. All items $1. Proceeds will go to the Red Cross. 
  • Play Day on Monday.
  • June 28th is a full day of school. It is also our last day of school in the 2015/16 school year. 
  • Please remember to return all library books. 

Monday, June 20, 2016


  • Tomorrow we will walk to the church around 10AM for our End of the Year Mass which begins at 10:30AM. All parents are welcome to attend. 
  • A notice regarding the grade 6 retreat on Wednesday was sent home today. Due to the lack of parent volunteers only morning and afternoon snacks will be provided to students. All students must bring a bagged lunch. 
  • Thank you to my grade 5 parent volunteers. We now have enough parents to attend our field trip on Thursday. Please look for a letter that is going home tomorrow with more details about our field trip. 
  • Special snack on Friday. 

Friday, June 17, 2016


  • Grade 6 social PAT on Monday morning.
  • I still need parent volunteers for the field trips on June 22nd and 23rd. If you are able to come please send me an email. 
  • Year end Mass on Tuesday at 10:30 at St. James Church.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016


  • Tomorrow grade 6 students will write their math PAT. Please remember to bring a simple calculator, ruler, and protractor. There are a few extra calculators, rulers, and protractors in the classroom that some students can use but please be aware I do not have enough for everyone. Please bring your own if you have it. 
  • Field trip forms due Friday. I still do not have any parent volunteers for these field trips. If you are able to volunteer your time we would greatly appreciate it as we cannot go on field trips without parent volunteers. 
  • Gr 6 parents please review the options email that was sent out to students yesterday from Mrs. Murray with your child. 

Tuesday, June 14, 2016


  • Tomorrow grade 6 students will write their language arts reading comprehension PAT. Remember to have a healthy breakfast and a good sleep. 
  • Social 6 - Chp 8 questions
  • Field trip forms due Friday. I am looking for parent volunteers for both the gr 5 and 6 field trips. If you are available to come on our field trip please send me an email.

Monday, June 13, 2016

  • Grade 6 - study for PAT's 
    • LA - Wednesday, June 15th 
    • Math - Thursday, June 16th
    • Science - Friday, June 17th
    • Social - Monday, June 20th
  • Band playing test tomorrow
    • Armada - measures 25-37
  • Avoir and Etre Quiz tomorrow

Tuesday, June 7, 2016


  • Math 6 - Study numbers and decimals
  • Science 6 - Study Sky Science
  • Social 6 - Review Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
  • Book projects due tomorrow
  • Research projects due Friday (1 more period to work)
  • Patrol Picnic on Thursday. 
  • Band playing test on Tuesday. Armada - measures 25-37
  • Avoir and Etre quiz on June 14th
  • Band rehearsal tomorrow afternoon - remember your instrument. 
  • Special lunch tomorrow. 
  • Band concert June 9th at 7:00pm

Monday, June 6, 2016


  • Math 6 - Study Patterns and Equations. 
  • Science 6 - Study Trees and Forests
  • Social 6 - Study pillars of democracy
  • All independent book projects are due June 8th. 
  • Research projects are due Friday, June 10th. There will be 3 more periods provided. 
  • Safety patrol picnic on Thursday. 
  • Band concert on Thursday at 7pm. 

Friday, June 3, 2016

Today all gr 5 students wrote the district religion exam. All of their studying and hard work paid off as the exam went very smoothly. Great job grade 5. 

  • No band on Monday. 
  • Band rehearsal on Wednesday afternoon. 
  • Band concert Thursday at 7:00pm. All students must attend. 
  • Religion 6 powerpoint on Monday
  • Math 6 - jumpmath pg 301-303 due Monday.
  • Math 5 - jumpmath pg 302-305 due Monday.
  • Gr 6 please start to study for PAT's. I have shared a document with you on your google drive with practice PAT questions. 

Thursday, June 2, 2016


  • Used book sale - $0.25 a book.
  • Please return all library books to the school library by June 10th. 
  • Social 5 confederation graphic organizer due tomorrow. 
  • Work habits rubric needs to be signed and returned to school.
  • Religion 6 powerpoint project due Monday. 
  • Gr 5 district religion exam will be written tomorrow morning. 
  • Math 6 - jump math pg 301-303, due Monday
  • Math 5 - jump math pg 302-305, due Monday

Wednesday, June 1, 2016


  • Math graphs due June 2nd. 
  • Social 5 confederation graphic organizer due June 3rd. 
  • Work habits rubric signed and returned. 
  • Religion 6 powerpoint due Monday. 
  • Health volunteer letter due June 2nd. 
  • Gr 5 district religion exam on Friday morning. 
Thank you to all the parents for the wonderful staff appreciation lunch today. It was a wonderful treat. 

Monday, May 30, 2016


  • Social 6 Ancient Athenian letter due tomorrow. 
  • Social 6 Decision Making Flow Chart due June 1st. 
  • Science 6 Review activity due June 1st. 
  • Science 6 unit test June 1st. 
  • Health volunteer letter due June 2nd. 
  • Grade 5 District Religion Exam on June 3rd. 
  • Social 5 Fur Trader trading card due May 31st. 

Wednesday, May 25, 2016


  • Social 6 Athenian Letter due May 31st.
  • Social 5 fur trader trading card due May 31st. 
  • Science 6 review activity due June 1st and unit test is on June 1st. 
  • French board games due May 27th - 1 work period left
  • Health volunteer letter due June 2nd
  • Grade 5 district religion exam will be written on June 3rd. 
  • Transformations quiz on May 30th. 
  • NED presentation on Friday. 

Thursday, May 19, 2016


  • No school May 20th & 23rd.
  • Social 6 Athenian pen pal letter due May 31st.
  • Science 6 footprints poster due Wednesday and unit test will be on June 1st. 
  • French board games due  May 27th. Students will be given 3 more classes next  week to work on their projects. 
  • Grade 5 district religion exam will be written the morning of June 3rd. 

Wednesday, May 18, 2016


  • Special lunch tomorrow - food truck
  • Science 6 footprints poster due Wednesday
  • Math booklet needs to be completed and handed in tomorrow. 
  • Book orders due tomorrow
  • No school on May 20th & 23rd. 
  • Independent book projects due June 8th
  • Science 6 unit test June 1st. 
  • French board games due May 27th.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016


  • Photo orders  due May 25th.
  • Social 6 Ancient Athens project due May 31st.
  • Special lunch May 19th - food truck
  • French pop quiz on the verb etre.
  • French board games due May 27th.
  • Book orders due May 19th. 
  • Math pg 2 of booklet due tomorrow. 
  • Independent book projects due June 8th. 

Monday, May 16, 2016


  • Photos went home today. All photo orders are due May 25th. 
  • Science 6 title page due Tuesday. 
  • Special lunch (food truck) May 19th. 
  • French pop quiz on etre sometime this week. 
  • French board games due May 27th. 
  • Book orders due May 19th
  • Math pg 1 of booklet  due Tuesday.

Thursday, May 12, 2016


  • Great job grade 6 writing part A of the language arts PAT!
  • Science 5 title page due Monday. 
  • Western Wear Day is tomorrow. 
  • Tomorrow is the last day to donate to "Fund in five days for Ft. Mac"

Wednesday, May 11, 2016


  • Tomorrow grade 6 students will write part A of the language arts PAT. Please have a good sleep and eat a nutritious breakfast. Students are encouraged to bring healthy snacks and water to the exam.
  • Five days of funds for Ft. Mac continues this week. If you would like to make a donation please bring it to class any day this week. 

Tuesday, May 10, 2016


  • Grade 6 LA PAT on Thursday. Remember to have a good sleep and eat a nutritious breakfast. 
  • Western Wear Day May 13th. 
  • Funds in 5 days to fight fires in Fort Mac - donations will be given to Red Cross. 
  • Comparative and superlative adjective handout due tomorrow. 

Friday, May 6, 2016


  • We will begin our family life unit at the beginning of June. Information about what is taught in this unit was sent home with your child today. If you do not want your child to participate in this unit please fill out the exemption form and return it to school. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me at the school. 
  • Grade 6 students will write Part A of the LA PAT on May 12th. This PAT has the students write both a narrative story and a news article. We have been practicing at school. To help your child be successful please ensure they have a good nights rest and a good breakfast the day of the PAT. 
  • Forgiveness paragraph is due on Monday.
  • Western Wear Day is on May 13th. 

Tuesday, May 3, 2016


  • Today was the volunteer appreciation tea. Thank you to all of our volunteers this school year. We could not do many of the activities we plan without your support.
  • Tomorrow is spring picture day. 
  • Hats On for Mental Health is tomorrow. We encourage students to wear a hat to school tomorrow to show support for mental health. 

Thursday, April 28, 2016


  • There will be an elementary dance tomorrow from 10:45-11:45 AM. Pop will be sold at the dance for $1.
  • Band practice charts are due tomorrow. 
  • Band playing test tomorrow. 
  • Science unit tests need to be signed, corrected, and returned. 
  • French 5 habitat projects due Friday. 
  • Jesus comic strips due tomorrow. 
  • Math sheets (cut/glue) due Monday. 

Wednesday, April 27, 2016


  • Dance on Friday from 10:45-11:45. Pop will be sold for $1. 
  • Special lunch tomorrow (Mucho Burrito). 
  • French 5 habitat project due Friday. 

Tuesday, April 26, 2016


  • Grade 6 students were emailed today by Mrs. Murray on their gmail account (username@learn.cssd.ab.ca). There is a survey about options that needs to be filled out by noon tomorrow. 
  • Science unit test tomorrow. 
  • Gr 6 field trip forms due Friday. 
  • Tomorrow is the math contest for students who signed up to participate. 
  • Mrs. Medrano's last day is this Friday.  

Thursday, April 21, 2016


  • Social 6 "3 Pillars" mini-poster due on Tuesday.
  • Science unit test April 27th. 
  • Science review (web or scoot) due Tuesday. 
  • Religion Mary comic due Tuesday April 26th. 
  • No school on Monday due to a PD day. 

Wednesday, April 20, 2016


  • Field trip tomorrow - Please remember to bring a packed lunch (no microwaves, no store). We will eat lunch at 12:30 when we return to the school. 
  • Social 6 "3 Pillars" mini-poster due Tuesday, April 26th. 
  • Science unit test on April 27th. 
  • Religion Mary comic due Tuesday, April 26th. 

Tuesday, April 12, 2016


  • Field trip forms due April 15th.
  • Math quiz on Wednesday. 
  • Special lunch on Thursday. 

Friday, April 8, 2016


  • Math 6 - pg 237
  • Math 5 - pg 140 #6-11
  • Information regarding next school year's registration due April 13th. 
  • Field trip permission slip due April 15th. 
  • Math quiz on Wednesday, April 13th. 
  • Math reflection due Monday.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016


  • Open House Thursday, April 7, 2016 from 6:30-8:00 PM.
  • Social 5 poster due Friday.
  • Science posters due Friday. 
  • Boots, Chaps, & Cowboy Hats gift cards due Friday. 

Monday, April 4, 2016


  • Book orders due tomorrow.
  • Open House on Thursday, April 7th from 6:30-8:00 PM. 

Wednesday, March 23, 2016


  • Tomorrow is early dismissal. Students will be dismissed at 11:52 AM. 
  • March 24 - April 3rd is Easter break!
  • Book orders are due April 5th. 
  • Summary due tomorrow.
  • Writing Assignment #1 due tomorrow. 

Tuesday, March 22, 2016


  • Early dismissal on Thursday. 
  • Way of the Cross tomorrow at 1:30 in the gym. 
  • Holy Thursday Liturgy Thursday at 11:00am in the gym. 
  • Social 6 project due tomorrow.
  • Summary due Thursday.
  • Writing Assignment #1 due Thursday. 

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Happy St. Patrick's Day!
  • No school tomorrow. 
  • Parent teacher interviews tonight and tomorrow. 
  • Science 5 & 6 quiz on Monday.
  • Social 6 unit test on Tuesday and project due on Wednesday.
  • Junior Achievement Presentation on Tuesday. 
  • Book orders due April 4th. 

Wednesday, March 16, 2016


  • Grade 6 students have a social unit test on March 22nd and a social project due March 23rd. 
  • Students who did not complete JAM in math must finish that tonight and hand it in first thing tomorrow morning. 
  • Both grade 5 & 6 students have a science quiz on March 21st. 
  • Tomorrow is parent teacher interviews from 4-7 PM. 
  • Tomorrow students will have an Irish dancing presentation in the gym at 1 PM. 

Tuesday, March 15, 2016


  • Social 6 provincial government unit test is on March 22nd and the project is due on March 23rd. 
  • Please remember to bring a calculator for "Junior Achievement" presentation on March 22nd. 
  • Science quiz on March 21st for both grade 5 & 6 students. 
  • Area and perimeter task cards due tomorrow. 

Monday, March 14, 2016


  • Social 6 Provincial Government unit test on March 22nd. 
  • Social 6 Provincial Government project due March 23rd. 
  • Progress report envelopes need to be signed and returned ASAP. 
  • Area and perimeter task cards due Wednesday. 
  • Science 5 quiz on electricity and magnetism March 21st. 
  • Science 6 quiz on air and aerodynamics on March 21st. 

Wednesday, March 9, 2016


  • Trombone lunch rehearsal on Thrusday, March 10th at 12:10. 
  • Current events handouts due Friday. 
  • WestJest order forms due March 11th. 
  • Social 6: MLA comic and election flow chart due tomorrow
  • Math 5: Pg 272 and 277
  • Math 6: Pg 287
  • Film review due Friday
  • ALL students require a basic calculator for our "Junior Achievement" presentation on March 22nd. Please bring in a basic calculator.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016


  • WestJet order forms due March 11th. 
  • Trombone lunch rehearsal is on Thursday, March 10th at 12:10. Remember to bring your trombone. 
  • Current events handouts due Fri, Mar 11th. 
  • Film review due Friday. 
  • Gr 5 science posters on conductors, insulators, and resistors due Wednesday. 

Monday, March 7, 2016


  • Trombone lunch rehearsal has been moved from Friday to Thursday. All trombone players must attend a lunch rehearsal on Thursday, March 10th at 12:10pm. 
  • Current Events handouts due March 11th. 
  • Students are to wear their team colours tomorrow for gym blast. 
  • If you have not already done so, please bring in a kleenex box.
  • Gr 5 science - "conductors, insulators, and resistors" poster due Wednesday. 
  • Westjet raffle information went home with youngest or only children today. 

Thursday, March 3, 2016


  • Percussion lunch rehearsal on March 4 at 12:10.
  • Current events handouts due March 11th.
  • If you have not done so already please bring in another box of kleenex. 

Wednesday, March 2, 2016


  • Percussion will have a lunch rehearsal on March 4th at 12:10.
  • Science unit test was sent home yesterday to be corrected, signed, and returned. 
  • Tomorrow is ATB deposit day.
  • Please remember to bring a helmet to school tomorrow for inline skating. 

Tuesday, March 1, 2016


  • Trumpet lunch rehearsal tomorrow at 12:10.
  • Science 5 - electrical safety poster due tomorrow
  • Science unit test corrected, signed, and returned
  • Please send in another box of kleenex as we have run out this year. 
  • Tomorrow math club will begin for any gr 4-6 students. This is an opportunity for students to participate in a math contest and play math games with their peers. 
  • Please send helmets to school again on Thursday for inline skating. The students looked like they had a lot of fun skating around the gym today!

Monday, February 29, 2016


  • Trumpet lunch rehearsal on Mar 2nd at 12:10. 
  • Bring helmet for inline skating tomorrow. 
  • Everyone needs to bring in another box of Kleenex
  • Science 6 - properties of air drawing due tomorrow. 

Friday, February 26, 2016


  • Late French Immersion Program at St. Michael will have an information night for interested gr 6 students and their parents on March 3rd from 6:30-7:15pm. 
  • We have run out of kleenex this year for our classroom. Please send another box of kleenex with your child to school. 
  • Students who play clarinet need to bring their instruments on Monday. Clarinet players will have a lunch time rehearsal starting at 12:10 on Monday.
  • Film Festival information/programs will go home today. 
  • Please remember to send a helmet to school with your child on Tuesday and Thursday next week for our inline skating program.  
  • Fun lunch on Monday.

Thursday, February 15, 2016


  • Gr 5 math pg 218-219 is due Friday. 
  • Science title pages for the new units of study are due Friday. 
    • Gr 6 - Air, Aerodynamics, and Flight
    • Gr 5 - Electricity and Magnetism
  • Next week the students will participate in inline skating. A special program is coming to the school to enrich the physical education program. A notice was sent home today with all students. Please send a helmet to school for your child to wear while participating in the program. We will participate in the program on March 1st and 3rd. 

Tuesday, February 23, 2016


  • On Thursday we will be going on our field trip. 
    • Prior to leaving the school students will be given time to eat their lunch in the classroom. This means that we will not have access to the school store or microwaves. Please pack a lunch that can be eaten in the classroom at their desk. 
  • Abstract one point perspective art is due tomorrow. 

Monday, February 22, 2016


  • Today Ms. Medrano began to work in our classroom. She will be with us until the end of April. 
  • St. Michael's school came to present the late french immersion program for students who are interested in it for junior high. A leaflet with information about their open house went home with students today. 
  • Abstract one point perspective artwork is due on Wednesday. 

Friday, February 19, 2016

  • Band sectional rehearsals have been scheduled and will take place over the next three weeks at 12:10pm. All students are expected to be at the rehearsal with their instruments. If they forget to bring their instrument on the scheduled date they are still expected to attend the rehearsal. Rehearsal dates are as follows:
    • Clarinets - Feb 29
    • Trumpets - Mar 2
    • Percussion - Mar 4
    • Flutes - Mar 7
    • Trombones - Mar 11
  • One point perspective abstract art projects due Wednesday. 
  • Independent book projects due on Monday. Students will present their projects to the class over the course of the week. 
  • On Monday we are welcoming Ms. Medrano to our classroom. She will be with us for the next 10 weeks. 
  • St. Michael's will present their late french immersion program to the grade 6 students Monday afternoon. 

Thursday, February 18, 2016


  • Tomorrow is gr 5 & 6 science unit test. 
  • Independent book projects are due Feb 22nd. 
  • Band sectional rehearsals have been scheduled and will take place over the next three weeks at 12:10pm. All students are expected to be at the rehearsal with their instruments. If they forget to bring their instrument on the scheduled date they are still expected to attend the rehearsal. Rehearsal dates are as follows:
    • Clarinets - Feb 29
    • Trumpets - Mar 2
    • Percussion - Mar 4
    • Flutes - Mar 7
    • Trombones - Mar 11


Wednesday, February 17, 2016


  • Tomorrow is ATB deposit day!
  • Science Unit test for both gr 5 and 6 on Friday.
  • Independent Book projects due Feb 22nd. Students will present throughout the week. In their presentations they will have 5 minutes to summarize their book and show the class their project. 

Wednesday, February 10, 2016


  • Our Lenten Kindness calendar begins today. 
    • Say a prayer today asking for forgiveness. 
  • No school Feb 11th, 12th, 15th, and 16th. 
  • Science unit test on Feb 19th.
  • Independent book projects due Feb 22nd. 
  • Enjoy your family during this long weekend!

Tuesday, February 9, 2016


  • Ash Wednesday Liturgy tomorrow at 11 AM in the gym. 
  • Science unit test February 19th.
  • Parent volunteer orientation will be held on Wednesday, February 17th from 8:45 AM - 9:15 AM
  • Field trip permission forms are due tomorrow!
  • Book orders for February are due tomorrow. 

Monday, February 8, 2016


  • Tomorrow is Shrove Tuesday. Breakfast will be served from 8-9 AM in the gym. I look forward to seeing you there. 
  • Ash Wednesday Liturgy on Wednesday, February 10th at 11 AM. 
  • Science unit test on February 19th for both grade 5 & 6.
  • Independent book projects are due in 2 weeks. 
  • Social 6 local government test went home today. It needs to be corrected, signed, and returned. 
  • Field trip permission forms need to be returned by February 10th. 
  • Grade 5 vaccinations tomorrow morning. These vaccinations are to catch up students who have missed one of the vaccinations. 

Friday, February 5, 2016


  • Math 6 - Extra practice 2 is due Monday. 
  • Field trip forms are due Feb 10th. 
  • Games club will meet Monday at lunch. 
  • Book Projects are due February 22nd. 
  • Book orders due February 10th. 

Thursday, February 4, 2016


  • Today our class worked with our buddy class to create bumble bee valentines to send to different seniors homes in the city. This activity is tied into our district theme of humility. 
  • Students should begin to review their science notes as there will be a unit test soon. 
  • Tomorrow is crazy hair day!
  • Students are to wear red on Feb 8th. 
  • Cobs special snack was moved to Feb 24th. 

Wednesday, February 3, 2016


  • Students should begin to review science content from the current unit (gr. 5 - weather; gr. 6 - sky science) . Both grade 5 & 6 students will have a science unit test in the next couple of weeks. 
  • Book orders went home today. All orders are due on February 10th. 
  • Feb 5th is crazy hair day.
  • Feb 8th students are encouraged to wear red. 
  • Students are encouraged to continue to practice their basic math facts at home on a daily basis. A great resource students can use to practice math facts is "Live Mathletics" through their mathletics accounts. 

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

  • Please note that there was an error regarding Cobs special snack on Feb 10th. There is no special snack on Feb 10th. The special snack with Cobs has been moved to February 24th.
  • Social 6 local government project is due tomorrow.
  • Wear a red shirt on Feb 8th to celebrate love and kindness. 
  • Crazy hair day Feb 5th. 
  • Parent presentation on cyber education, Feb 4th at 6:30pm. 

Monday, February 1, 2016

Welcome to our new class website. Please check the website on a regular basis for updated information about what is happening in our 6/5 classroom.

-Reminder: Cyber Education Talk on Feb 4th at 6:30pm. All parents are encouraged to come learn about how to keep your children safe online.

-Gr 6 social project on local government is due on Feb 3rd.

-Wear a red shirt on Feb 8th to celebrate love and kindness.

-All students should be practicing their basic math facts on a daily basis at home.