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.