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Friday, April 13, 2018

Day 128

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

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

STAR STUDENT OF THE WEEK IS..............


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 a night, get spelling test signed, $35 for spring fundraiser trip, pirate day Monday for those who paid



UOI with language focus- Students learned about opinion writing and we continued writing a letter about their favourite drink. We came up with an opening and closing sentence as a class. Students wrote 3 reasons why the drink they picked was their favourite.




Math- Today students recognized standard units of measurement such as a ruler, meter stick and measuring tape. Students used ruler to measure the length of different objects.










Unit of Inquiry- Students looked at different symbols from Japan and their meaning. They picked the symbols they would like to use and drew them on a piece of construction paper. Students will make it colourful and create a Japanese fan.




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