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Monday, April 9, 2018

Day 124

For our Arts’ Night, we are asking that each student bring in a picture from their childhood…it can be of any stage (baby, toddler, young child, etc). Please send in all pictures no later than April 20th. Thank you in advance!

SPRING FUNDRAISER!!!!! Our annual Spring Fundraiser is fast approaching. This year our Spring Fundraiser will run from Monday, April 16 to Friday, April 20. All of the funds raised this year will go towards improving technology for our classrooms. Each day that week, we will host a different activity. For $2 on Monday, students can dress like a ‘Pirate.’ On Tuesday, enjoy a bag of popcorn for $2. Wednesday is Pancake Breakfast. Order 1 pancake for $2 or 3 pancakes for $5. Gluten-free pancakes are also available! 1 gluten-free pancake for $2.50 or 3 for $6.00. On Thursday, enjoy an ice cream sundae for $5. Sundaes include two scoops of vanilla OR chocolate ice cream with chocolate sauce. Add a banana or apple for $1. To wrap up the week we will be hosting a dance party for $5. Order forms have been sent home and will be due no later than Friday, April 12. For students who collect a minimum of $35, they will get to enjoy a morning or afternoon at Kidsport. Please use the pledge sheet provided and be sure to turn in on a daily basis! Daily prizes for the most amount of money brought in are; bonus casual days, getting to sit at your teacher’s desk for a day, or shooting Mr. Foster with a Nerf gun. School wide fundraising targets will allow students the opportunity to give Mr. Rozario a makeup lesson or water balloon their teachers. So, get out there SJA, and raise some money!!!!!





St. Jude’s FC A new and exciting soccer program has arrived at SJA. St. Jude’s FC is the official soccer academy affiliated with SJA, which is currently taking applicants for its inaugural season. St. Jude's FC will be playing against the best REP teams around the area. Do not miss the opportunity to sign your child up to not only play against the best, but be coached by the best as well.  Please see flyer sent home for further information. If you are interested in joining, please fill out the flyer and send into Ms. Dawn. Let’s go St. Jude’s FC!!




Upcoming Dates & Events

Tuesday, April 10 –  Math test
Wednesday, April 11- 

Monday, April 16-Friday, April 20 – Spring Fundraiser

Friday, April 20 – Earth Spirit Day – wear your Earth colours

Thursday, April 26 – Spring Fundraiser trip to Kidsport for those students who raise a minimum of $35

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, review spelling test Friday, spring fundraiser money due Friday, math test tomorrow, wear cultural dress Thursday
Music- http://musichayward.blogspot.ca/
UOI with language focus- OWA pre-assessment 
Math- Review for test tomorrow.










Unit of Inquiry- Today students looked at pictures from their cultural background. They looked at how males and females dress daily or for special occasions and started creating their cultural dolls.

Arts' Night Update!
We are excited to let you know that our Arts' Night performances this year will be held at The City Church auditorium located on Argentina road, just a 3 minute drive from the school. With this new venue, we have extra lighting, surround sound, a larger and higher stage, more seating, and much more! This will give you and your family the opportunity to enjoy the Arts' Night performance even more in a theatre environment. 

With the new venue location, please note that the JK - Grade 2 performance date has been changed to May 17th. 

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