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Welcome to Mr. Foster's Grade 1 class.
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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Day 103

Upcoming Dates & Events


Thursday, February 22- Science Centre trip (wear dress uniform and bring a disposable lunch)
Thursday, February 22 – Anti-bullying Day
Friday, February 23 – March hot lunch orders due
Tuesday, February 27 – Bake Sale (our class hosting this months bake sale)
Wednesday, February 28 – Bake Sale and Casual Day
Friday, March 9 – March hot lunch payments due


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, trip tomorrow (wear dress uniform and bring a disposable lunch), spelling test Friday, spelling sentences due Friday, math test Monday
Music- http://musichayward.blogspot.ca/
UOI with language focus- Today we read chapters 3-5 of our novel study and answered comprehension questions about the chapters.

Math- Students had to determine the number of faces, edges and vertices of different 3D shapes. They then made 3D shapes out of clay.









Unit of Inquiry- Students finished their research on famous inventors. 












A note from Ms. Carter regarding Jump Rope for HeartWe had so much fun yesterday at our Jump Rope for Heart event. We surpassed our goal of $1000 and raised more than $4500! Thank you so much for your awesome fundraising efforts! You should feel very proud to know that you are helping to save people’s lives! We want to recognize a few of our top fundraisers from our Jump Rope for Heart Event Day. Special thanks to Marloe who fundraised an incredible $620.00Emily who fundraised an incredible $530.00, Matthew who fundraised an incredible $525.00 and Kayla who fundraised an incredible $350.00.

A note from Oakwood – On Friday, March 29, Oakwood Academy will be holding A Silent Dance. A ‘Silent Dance’ is a dance in which students are given individual headphones where they can listen to various types of music while controlling the volume.  This dance is an amazing way to foster inclusion and provide an opportunity for everyone to participate in a school dance. It provides a sensory friendly environment for all students at both Oakwood and St. Jude’s.  Admission to the dance will be $15.00 cash and this will include a drink. Please send back permission form and the $15 cash no later than Monday, February 26.

A note from Ms. Ross – After care invoices have been sent out via Freshbooks. Please be sure to check your junk mail. Please note the amount per minute has been changed to $0.13/minute, due to the minimum wage increase. Payments are due on Monday, February 26.
A note about March Break Camp - Registration forms were sent home back in October. We have had many students sign up since then and especially the last few days. If you are interested in registering your chid for our amazing March Break camp, please send in the completed registration form, along with the $20 one-time non-refundable deposit in order to secure your child's spot (this could be paid in cash or through fresh books). This year there are two options to chose from the first being lunch and two snacks provided or the second being send your own packed lunch and a discounted camp rate! We also have daily rates available. Please contact Ms. Smith bsmith@stjudesacademy.com for more details.

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