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Welcome to Mr. Foster's Grade 1 class.
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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Day 72

A note from Ms. Ross – After care invoices have been sent out. Payments are due no later than Thursday, December 21.


March Break Camp registrations have been sent home. If you are interested in registering you chid for our amazing March Break camp, please send in the completed March Break camp registration form, along with the $20 one-time non-refundable deposit. Please note that lunch is also included each day!


A note from Student CouncilThe St. Jude's community places a lot of emphasis on giving and conducting acts of charity. In light of the Christmas season, which is fast approaching, we are happy to announce that we collaborating with Peel Regional Police for their 'Toys for Tots' charity. We will be conducting a toy drive from December 7th to December 21st. Members of the St. Jude's community may donate new, unwrapped toys, cash or Canadian Tire money to make an underprivileged child's Christmas one to remember. All proceeds will be handed over directly to Peel Regional Police on December 21st. We are also pleased to announce the Toys for Tots charity is the first major project our Student Council will be conducting this academic year. Toys can be donated at the front desk by placing them under the Christmas tree. There will be a tracking sheet provided to record the student who donated. Upon collecting the toys, a police officer will allow one lucky student to pie him/her in the face. As such, it is important to record the names of each student to give everyone a chance. Alternatively, toys may be handed to class teachers. To educate our PYP students about the importance of giving, house points will be awarded for each toy donated.

We look forward to your donations, all of which will be greatly appreciated. Tis the season for joy, happiness, love, and sharing. Have a Merry Christmas!

Thank you.






Upcoming Dates & Events


Wednesday, December 6 – Thursday, December 21 – SJA Toy Drive

Wednesday, December 20 – 3-8 Christmas Concert (2 and 7 PM) Choir can meet in the music room at 6:30pm


Thursday, December 21 – Christmas Spirit Day and Last Day of School Before Christmas Break

Calendar- the special helpers put up the date, counts down to 100 days of school, and tells us what the weather is like today.
Agenda Read 15 minutes, spelling sentences due Thursday, spelling test Thursday, choir should be back at the school at 6:30pm tomorrow (meet in the music room)
Gym-  https://janspe1.blogspot.ca/
Music- http://musichayward.blogspot.ca/
UOI with language focus- Today students finished their good copy on how they would eat their gingerbread cookie.

Math- We looked at some subtraction word problems today and completed them as a class. Students used regrouping on some problems if needed.



Unit of Inquiry- Today we started making posters for our market we will be having in class after the break. 












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