Thursday, June 22, 2017

Science PAT – tomorrow.

Upcoming week.


Monday– Diorama presentation and preparation for the Mock Legislature.

Tuesday – Alberta Legislature field trip.  Bring a disposable lunch

Wednesday – WEM Water park.  Bring swimming gear.  Lunch will be provided.

Thursday – last day of school.  I’ll be handing out report cards.


Tuesday, June 20, 2017

A reminder for all students to return their Social textbooks to school on Thursday morning.

2 PATS down and 2 more to go.

Thursday, June 22 – Social Studies

Friday, June 23 – Science

Again, thank you for all that are putting in the time to review.  I know it is a busy time of year, so I appreciate all of the hard work.


Students are working on their diorama.  The students will be presenting their work on Monday, June 26 at 8:00 a.m.  They all need to be well rehearsed for this. Please see LA Google Classroom for criteria for this assignment.

Monday, June 19, 2017


One down and 3 more to go.  Please check this out to practice some test taking.

Keep on studying and remember, you can study longer tomorrow because it’s the Summer Solstice.  The longest day of the year!!!!  Good luck and Mrs. Gadoury appreciates all the hard work you are all doing!!!

Friday, June 16, 2017

Language Arts

Reader’s Workshop assignment is due Monday, June 19 at 8:00 a.m.  And a reminder that PAT’s Exams this coming week.

Monday – Language Arts

Tuesday – Math

Thursday – Social Studies

Friday – Science

A reminder that the Reader’s Workshop Diorama will be started on Monday, June 19.  Students need to bring in their shoe boxes (2), glue guns and supplies.  This assignment will be due on Monday, June 26 at 8:00 a.m. Please see Google Classroom for the criteria for success.

‘I’m going to the library to study, so don’t wait up.’


Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Social Studies

Independent Assignment #1, #2 are due Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.  Assignment #3 is due on Friday, June 16, 2017

Hawaiian Group.  Well done!






The Tree Swallows are making a ruckus outside of our classroom.  Husband and wife are discussing the building of the nest.



Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Science 6G

Master #12 and Task:  That’s a Print is due on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.

Social Studies

A reminder that the Chapter 6 open book test is tomorrow.  Look on previous blogs for Things to know.  Independent Chapter 7 Assignment #1 and Assignment #2 are due on Thursday, June 15 at 8:00 a.m.  Assignment #3 is due on Friday, June 16 at 8:00 a.m.

Hawaii Days tomorrow.  Get out those grass skirts.  Students need to keep in mind the dress code when they are planning their Hawaiian outfit.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Study for PAT’s– see previous blogs on what to know.

Science 6W

That’s A Print Task is due on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at 8:00 a.m.

Social Studies

A reminder that there is an open book exam on Chapter 6 (Provincial Government)  on  Wednesday, June 14, 2017.  Please see the previous blog for Things to Know.  Students must study for this because they will not have time to look up all their answers in the given time.


Reader’s Work Shop is due on Monday, June 19.  Students will be working on a diorama for the week of Monday, June 19-June 23.   The students will need two shoe boxes within their group to complete this project.


Friday, June 9, 2017

Science 6W

Master 10 and Master 12 are due on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.

Social Studies

Guided Reading page 142-149 is due on Monday, June 12.  Guided Reading assignment is on Google Classroom – Social.  If your child does not have their text book, I have uploaded Chapter 6 on Google Classroom.  We will be marking this in class.

There will be a Chapter 6  open bookTest on Wednesday, June 14.  Please check out Things to Know.  

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Track and Field

Proud of all of our participants in the PSD Elementary Track and Field Meet.  Our students did well!!!!  I wasn’t there to take pictures so these are the only two pictures I have.




Social Studies

Students need to read pages 134-137 to be prepared for the debate next class. The debate will be on Thursday, June 8.   If your child forgot their book, I have uploaded Chapter 6 on google classroom so they can read away!!!


Casey At The Bat assignment is due Thursday, June 8 at 8:00 a.m.  This assignment is on Google Classroom as well.  We will be marking it tomorrow.

PATs- Students should be starting to review.

Science Review Study Guide

Language Arts and Social Studies Guide

Science 6G

Master 4B Looking at Speedy Tracks is due on Friday, June 9 at 8:00 a.m.

We had Constable Nasheim come and visit our classroom.  She talked about human tracks and the students were able to make their footprints and then find the matching human.  Here are a few pictures and a short video.  I am sorry that I did not get any pictures of 6W.  I was teaching my class when Constable Nasheim was with 6W.



Monday, June 5, 2017

PSD Elementary Track Meet

Good luck to all participants tomorrow at the PSD Elementary Track and Field Meet.  Everything is ready to go.  Here is the updated schedule.

Science Unit Exam

Flight Unit Exam is on Tuesday, June 6.  The students who are attending the track and field meet will write on Wednesday, June 7 at noon recess.  Please see previous blogs on what to know.


Students need to have the Edmund Fitzgerald Poetry Assignment completed by 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 6, 2017

A reminder of the PATs that will be coming our way.  Students should begin to review all of their material.  They should have material to study from because I told them to keep all of their booklets.  Also, it is important that they get enough sleep during the week of PATs.  Please try and make sure your child is at school and on time during those days.  Thank you for your assistance in this. 

Monday, June 19, 2017 – LA Part B

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 – Math

Wednesday, June 22 – Social Studies

Friday, June 23 – Science

School Test Results – ‘They’ve all tested positive for stress.’

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Science 6G 6W

Task:  Aircraft Components are due on Wednesday, May 31 at 8:00 a.m.

Bring in supplies for helicopter blades.  Cardboard/heavier paper/different weights (washers/plasticine).  Bring in for Wednesday, May 31, 2017.


Haiku poem is due tomorrow.  Be prepared to recite your poem.


Monday, May 29, 2017


Over Due Library books.  Please see list.  Grade 6 Overdue books-1mwtc3h

Science 6W

Please see your child’s Parachute Task.  Sign and return

Science 6W/6G

Flight Unit Exam will be on Tuesday, June 6, 2017.  Please see things to know.  

Social Studies

I am very impressed with the quality of the Parklandia Project.   Well done, and thank you, parents, for supporting them.


Human Sexuality will be taught on Wednesday, May 31.


Thursday, May 25, 2017


Science 6W 

Parts of the Plane assignment is due Friday, May 26 at 8:00 a.m.

Social Studies

Parklandia Project is due on Monday, May 29 at 8:00 a.m.  Your group will present the first two blocks on Monday.  Be prepared and well rehearsed.  See Social Studies Google classroom to review all the criteria that must be met.  This is a HUGE project and you were given plenty of classroom time to complete it.  I want to see your best work and that is what I expect to see on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. .

Library Book

There is a very big list of library books that are due.  The following students have library books that need to be in by Friday, May 26.  I read out the list of books that each student needs to return.

Keilin, Erin, Calder, Ami, Connor, Kayden, Avery, Brayden, Anders, Dean, Brianna, Abbi, Katelyn, Amanda, Hannah, Quinn.

Jump Rope for Heart 

The students will be spending part of the afternoon outside  participating in the Jump Rope for Heart.  If any students have any donations, they must be handed in on Friday.  Please have your child dress for the weather and the elements.  The mosquitos are huge… maybe a bit of bug spray would not hurt.

‘Are you sure you don’t want to use my bug spray?’

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Local Government Field Trip

The students got to sit in chambers and listen to a council meeting.  Here are a few pictures and video of the day.  IMG_6359-2kw6wp3













1980’s Day tomorrow

Students can dress up in the era of the  80’s.  I’m looking forward to seeing the “big” hair and styling clothes.

Thursday, May 19, 2017

June 6 Track and Field Schedule

Some parents are asking for the schedule.  Please click on the link 

Field Trip

A reminder that all grade 6 students will be going on a morning field trip on Tuesday, May 23 to our Local Government Building.

Science 6W

Parachute Questions are due on Tuesday, May 23 at 8:00 a.m.

Have a great long weekend!

Wednesday, May 17, 2017


Holes comprehension questions are due Thursday at 8:00 a.m.  This assignment is on google classroom.

Social Studies

Parklandia is developing.  Students need to bring in their glue guns and supplies by Thursday, May 18.

June 6  PSD Track and Field Meet 

If your child has qualified for this meet, they will be coming home with their consent form.  Congratulations!  Please have the form in asap.  If your child is not able to attend, we will take an alternate athlete.  Muir Lake school will need two parent volunteers to work at the finish line.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

 Track and Field Muir Lake

The  Muir Lake Elementary Track meet was a success.  The athletes will be learning shortly if they qualified for the June 6  Parkland School Division Elementary Track Meet.  A consent letter will be coming  to the students who qualified.  

A special shout out to all of our parents who were able to volunteer for the half day.  We definitely could not have this track meet if we did not get the volunteers.  Another shout out to our junior high students who also helped make the day a success.  Well done to everyone.

Social Studies

The students will be working on their Parklandia project and a glue gun will be needed.  The students are in groups and will discuss the materials they will need to make their municipality.


A reminder that students need to bring in their costumes for their French play tomorrow.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Track and Field Meet

The Elementary Muir Lake Track and Field Meet will be tomorrow.  Please have your child dress for the weather and to bring bug spray.  The mosquitos are out.

The track meet will start at 8:30 a.m.  All volunteers, please be in the gym by 8:10 a.m. There will also be a concession tomorrow for all students.

‘Get him tested. He’s got to be taking some kind of performance enhancing drug.’


This note is from Ms. St. Amand

Could you please send out a reminder to your parents for students to bring their COSTUMES and PROPS for Wednesday. We are filming our French plays this week.


Friday, May 12, 2017

Science 6W

Please remember to bring your blow dryer for Science on Monday.  Remember, we will be having Science instead of Spelling.

Social 6G

Parklandia has begun.  Students have begun their discussion on their Parklandia project.  They are quite excited about it and I’m looking forward to seeing their master piece.  In the near future, students will be needing to bring in glue guns.


Students have a math test on Monday.  Please see Ms. Wayken’s Remind for details.

Talent Show


Muir Lake just had their talent show today.  We have some very gifted students.  Here is one of our students displaying her talent. 






Here is Ms. Wayken, Ms. Saunders, Ms. Maser, Mrs. Brownlee and Mr. Shaw working hard after school organizing the Muir Lake Elementary Track meet.










Tree Swallow.  I’m so excited to share with you that a Tree Swallow couple have decided to make our classroom birdhouse their home.  It is quite exciting hearing them chirp right outside our door.


Clean UP

Our school will be doing playground clean up on Monday.  Have your child bring some gloves to school if you have some available.  Thank you!