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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Day 20

Agenda- Read 15 minutes, cursive book page 33, spelling test Thursday, spelling sentences due Thursday

Calendar- the special helpers put up the date, counts down to 100 days of school, and tells us what the weather is like today.

UOI with language focus- Today students brainstormed about what they are thankful for. We used this information to create a list of 10 things we are thankful for.

Unit of Inquiry- Students discussed what makes a caring friend and how you can be a good friend. Students then created a portrait of them with their best friend(s).

Math- Today students used clues to come up with the answer using more or less than. They wrote the number as well as the number word to complete the activity. Students also were introduced to ten-frames and used these to compare numbers to 10.

Gym- (Mr. Foster ran gym class today)

Daily 5- Students used white boards to write their spelling words in cursive.

The Parent Guild is hosting a movie night and dance on Friday, October 21. The movie (The Wild Life – PG) will run from 6:30-8:30 and the dance from 8:30-9:30. All of this will be taking place in the SJA auditorium. Free childcare will run from 6-6:30. Tickets are $10 and include popcorn, a bottle of water, and a treat. Pizza is also available for $2/slice. Students may bring a pillow, sleeping bag, or blanket and can come in their PJ’s!! Order forms have been sent home and are due back no later than Thursday, October 13.

As per the email sent out last week, the staff at St. Jude’s is conducting a self-study. The self-study is a requirement of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO). The self-study is taking place now as it is almost 4 years since our IB evaluation visit. The purpose of the self-study is to ensure that we are maintaining the IB programme standards and practices. We are asking that parents and guardians with students in JK to grade 6 take the time to complete a small survey by Friday, October 21. Your input will form part of the self-study report that is submitted to the IBO and will help direct further action that needs to be taken by staff at our school. The survey link has been posted below! We thank you in advance for your participation!

1 comment:

  1. So glad she is thankful for her teacher! Lol love it! She said she had a fun day today!