Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017

LA

Your child will be coming home with an Informational Comprehension test.   Please sign and return by Thursday, Feb 23.

Science 6G

Your child will be coming home with their test results for Sky Science.  Please sign and return by Thursday, Feb 23.

Science 6G/6W

The next unit is Air and Aerodynamics.  This is a great unit full of hands on activities.  Students will need to bring in straws (10), balloons (4) and an empty 2 litre pop bottle.  Bring these items in by Friday, February 24.  Thank you.

Tie Dye T-Shirts for the Stollery

Muir Lake students will be raising money for the Stollery by selling tie dye t-shirts.  If you are interested, please bring in your money BEFORE March 2.  T-shirts are $10.  The students will be tie dying their own t-shirt during the week of March 6-10.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

LA

Students are working on editing their rough draft of their newspaper article with myself and Ms. Wayken.

Our next novel is Parvan’s Journey.  This is the second book from the series of Breadwinner.

Social Studies

We just started Chapter 4 -Iroquois Confederation.  Students are learning about the democratic government within the confederacy.

Science

Just a reminder that Moon News and Moon Facts assignments are due Friday, February for both classes.  Sky Science Unit exam will be on Tuesday, Feb 21.  Please see previous blog for Things to know.  Our next science unit will be:  Air and Aerodynamics.  

The students had a great day outside during PE.  The weather cooperated and they had a little game of football.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Science

There will be a Sky Science Unit Exam on Tuesday, February 21.  Please see Things to Know.  

Moon News Task and Moon Facts Task will be due on Friday, February 17 at 8:00 a.m.

Moon Phase Poster is due on Thursday, February 16 (6W) and Friday, February 17 (6G).

National Flag Day and Wheel Chair Basketball

It is National Flag day.  I ordered flags and pins for all the students.  Please watch this short 7 minute video on the history of our Canadian flag.  Interesting!!!

 

 

Monday, February 13, 2017

LA

Rough newspaper article is due on Tuesday, February 14 at 8:00 a.m.  I will be editing it with them at that time.

Parvana’s Journey Chapter 1 questions are due on Tuesday,  February 14 at 8:00 a.m.

Science 6G

Please have your child make corrections on the Moon Phase poster.  Sign and return Moon Phase quiz by Tuesday, February 14.

6W will be getting their quiz back on Tuesday.  Parents please sign and return by Wednesday, February 15.  

Valentines

If a students wants to share a Valentine, they can do this on their own time during recess or lunch recess.  We will not be having a formal Valentine party.  

Tuesday, February 8, 2017

LA

Rough copy of newspaper article is due on Tuesday, February 13 at 8:00 a.m. 

Book Fair

The students will be going to the book fair on Wednesday, block 3.  If you would like them to purchase an item, please send in some money.

 

Teacher Convention

There will be no school on Thursday and Friday.  I will be in school learning new things.  Have a wonderful break.

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017

Just a reminder that there will be PTI on Monday, Feb 6 and Tuesday, Feb 7.  Please see previous blog for the link.

Science 6G and 6W

There will be a moon phase quiz on Tuesday, February 7.

6W will be coming home with their Angles on the Season Task.  Please sign and return.

 

Friday, January 27, 2017

Greekmovie-srndn3

Check out this short video.  

Social Studies

Newspaper articles are due on Monday.  Students will be working on their assignment.

Science

Moon phase poster is around the corner. Have your child bring in 12 Oreo cookies by Monday, January 30.

Science 6G 

Your child will be coming home with an Assignment.  Getting the Angle on the Season.  Please sign and return.

 

Greek Party

It was a great time. Thank you parents for helping your child.  Here are a few pictures of the day.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Parent Teacher Interviews

Monday, Feb 6 and Tuesday, Feb 7.  Please sign up.

Parent Teacher Interviews

 

Social Studies

Thinking it Through questions are due on Monday, January 30 at 8:00 a.m.  This assignment is on Google Classroom.  This will be graded.

Review the different types of maps.  Check this link out. You may have to become familiar with these maps for the exam on Thursday, January 26.  Again, please see previous blog on “What to Know.”

 

Greek Party

We will be making Greek masquerade masks during the Greek party.

If you have a glue gun, please bring it.  If you have any old beads, feathers, lace, and glitter please bring as well.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Social Studies

A reminder that the Chapter 3 Unit test will be on Thursday, January 26 and the Greek party is on Friday, January 27.

Finally!!! The newspaper/internet clippings for the three levels of government are due on Monday, January 30.  Please see previous blog on how to cite the articles.  Remember, you need two articles from each level of government (local, provincial, federal).  If students need to refresh their mind on the assignment, they can look on Google Classroom.  Thanks.

Bread Winner – LA

The diorama is due on Friday, January 27 at 8:00 a.m.  Students need to be well rehearsed because they will be presenting them that day.

Science – 6W

Angles on the Season Assignment is due on Thursday, January 26 at 8:00 a.m. 

Monday, January 23, 2017

Social Studies – Chapter 3 Unit Test

This will be on Thursday, January 26.  Please see previous blog on “what to know.”

Science – 6G 6W

Your child will be coming home with their Science Quiz.  Please sign and return Tuesday, January 24.

Greek Party

Just a reminder that the Greek party will be on Friday, January 27.  Food, from Opa, will be ordered and I will deliver.  A Greek/Roman costume would be lovely to top off the afternoon.  Please see previous blog on how to make a simple Greek costume.

‘So. . . No wings, eh?’

 

Friday, January 20

We were asked to share the following link.  Check it out.

Please share this blog post on your blogs. Tobagganning.

Greek Meal

The final day for ordering and sending $6 is on Monday, January 23. Opa needs the order in that day.  Thank you.

Telus World of Science

We had a great day.  Making a plane and watching the IMAX Hubbles.  Here are some pictures of the day.  Thank you to all the parents who were able to supervise today!! We could not have gone without your help!!!

 

 

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

LA

Spelling test Thursday, January 19

Science 6G

Getting the Angel on the Season Assignment is due on Friday, January 20 at 8:00 a.m.

Social Studies

Your child has been sent home with a letter about the Greek party and lunch.  If you would like your child to participate, please sign and return by Monday, January 23.  Here is the link to make a simple Greek costume. These pictures are just samples.  Your child’s costume does not have to be as elaborate.  Make it simple and fun.   Students will be wearing their gym clothes underneath.

 

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Spelling Test

There is a spelling test for 6G on Thursday, January 19.  They have their words(in binder) or they can go to spellcity.com to find them.

Field Trip

The students will be going to the Telus World of Science on Friday, January 20.  Please pack a disposable lunch.  Also, do not send any money for that day.  The students will not be going to the gift store/cafeteria/vending machines.  Thank you.

Social Studies

Chapter 3 Social Studies Unit exam will be on Thursday, January 26. Please see Things to know.

“And then after high school, I spent twelve years in college and majored in procrastination.”

Friday, January 13, 2017

LA

Students are working in pairs and doing a diaroma for Breadwinner.  They will need to bring in their supplies for Monday.

Science

A reminder that there is a quiz on Monday, January 16 for 6G and Tuesday, January 17 for 6W.  Please see previous blog for things to know. I did my best to remind them to take home their material to study.

 

Wednesday, January 12, 2017

LA

The students need to bring in a shoe box or some other small box to build a diaroma for the Breadwinner novel study.  Please bring this in by Friday, January 14.  

Science

Gadoury 6- your child will be coming home with a marked Star Finder Assignment.  Please sign and return.

Wayken 6 – your child will be receiving their Star Finder assignment back on Thursday, January 13.  Please sign and return.

Science Quiz will be on Monday, January 16 for Mrs. Gadoury’s class.  Ms. Wayken’s class will have their science quiz on Tuesday, January 17.  Please see things to know.  

Moon Phase Assignment

Over the month of December, students were to record the moon phases.  The moon phase assignment is due on Friday, January 14.

Spelling Test

Wayken’s class will have their spelling test on Monday, January 16.  Gadoury’s class will have their spelling test on Thursday, January 19.  The students can access their spelling words online.  http://www.spellingcity.com/

 

 

 

Monday, January 9, 2017

Welcome back!!!! I hope you all had a restful holiday.  It is good to be back!

Science

Star Finder Assignment – 6W and 6G – is due on Tuesday, January 10 at 8:00 a.m.

Social Studies

Students should be collecting news articles that have topics relating to local government, provincial government and federal government.  They must also cite where they received these articles.  Please see previous blogs for the form.  They need to collect 2 articles per government level.  We will be working on this in the near future.