Monday, October 15, 2018

Grade 5/6 New's Article - Lion's Roar (12/10/18)

By: Gabe Rowsell, Sommer Lawrence, Candace Johannesen, Alyssa Power, and Jake Morey
It was another busy week at IHMS. Our cross-country running team attended the SSNL Western Region Cross Country Running race in Kippens. Luke Coleman, Mark Janes, Kate Murphy, Alyssa Power, and Lily Smallwood represented our team. We would like to congratulate Luke Coleman who placed third for grade five boys and Kate Murphy who placed sixth for grade six girls.
The grades four to six classes attended the Agriculture Expo on Friday morning. The classes participated in learning stations about food and livestock grown and produced in Newfoundland.
The Corner Brook Fire Department visited our school this week to practice our school fire drill. Everyone did an excellent job getting out of the school safely and quietly.
The grade five to seven girls’ basketball team will play an exhibition game with a visiting school from St. John’s today. Good luck to the girls!
Next week we will be celebrating Waste Reduction week with a variety of activities as a school community.
Class News
The junior kindergarten classes are learning about fire safety. They are learning about the letter “d” and the colour yellow.
Mrs. Cornick’s Kindergarten class is learning about fire safety this week. They are also learning about the life cycle of frogs and butterflies.
Mrs. George’s grade one English class is doing Halloween alliteration and learning some Halloween poems. They are enjoying working with ten frames in math class. The star of the week is Jayden!
Mme. Ryan’s grade two and three French Immersion class are working on spooky artwork and Halloween vocabulary this week.
Ms. Bursey’s grade two English class is learning about money in math. They are continuing to work on phonics and grade two sight words.
Mme. King’s grade four, five and six French Immersion class had a busy week. The grade four students have begun their third unit in math. They are working on estimating sums and adding mentally. The grade five and six students have also begun a new unit on comparing and contrasting numbers. Students are looking forward to the fair today.
Mrs. Williams’s grade three class enjoyed practicing the days of the week in French class last week with a flash card game. They are anxiously awaiting the bean seeds they planted to sprout.
Mrs. Hink’s grade four class is excited that their aquaponics garden is growing fantastically. They will be eating salad in no time! This week they are conducting sound experiments.
Mr. Ryley’s grade five class is working on body systems board games in science class. They are looking forward to the Agriculture Adventure Expo today.
Mrs. McCarthy’s grade six class has started Lego robotics in science and technology class. In language arts they are finishing off their science experiments.
Mr. Drew Nadon’s grade seven and eight class will complete their federation debate in social studies. In art class the students are working on a soap carving project.
Mr. Hancock’s grade nine to level three class welcomed their last four Brazilian students this week. Welcome to Kaio, Vinicius, Amanda and Karlos. Science 1206 students are learning about pesticides and bioaccumulation. Math 3201 students are learning about permutations and combinations.
Coming Up
The cross country running team is participating in a race on Wednesday, October 17 hosted by St. Peter’s Academy.

The Student Leadership Council will host a Pajamarama Day and movie in the school gym.
 Zackery Burden and Danyael Jacobs make an art project in the afterschool program.


 Grade one students, Lexi Wight, Rudy George, Nate Smallwood, and Ava Lyver, show their mindfulness bottles they made this week.


Grade one students, Lexi Wight, Rudy George, Nate Smallwood, and Ava Lyver, show their mindfulness bottles they made this week.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Grade 5/6 New's Article - Lion's Roar (5/10/18)

By: Angelina Burton, Charlotte Mercier, Cole Lyver, Brady Green, Luke Coleman, and Noah Colbourne
Today we are celebrating Thanksgiving Day with a school family meal. We welcome to our school board members, community members and our students to enjoy a meal cooked by Colemans. We would like to thank our parent volunteers for serving the meal. Our junior kindergarten, kindergarten to grade 6, and Chamber Choir will perform, as well as the Senior Boys’ Choir. Our Student Leadership Council will also make a presentation to the local food bank on behalf of our school. Thank you to our families who have donated items for this wonderful cause.
Our Cross Country Running team attended a meet at C.C. Loughlin on Wednesday afternoon. Our runners in grade three included Yasmin Alkahil, Noor Altaee, Zachery Burden, Sylvia Burton, Jacob Butt, and Logan Butt; representing grade four were Isaiah Coleman and Mark Janes; representing grade five were Jake Morey, Cole Lyver, James Lao, and Luke Coleman; and representing grade six were Gabe Rowsell, Oscar George, Carter Bromley, Kate Murphy, Alyssa Power, Molly George. We would like to congratulate Luke Coleman who placed second for grade five boys, Molly George who placed second for grade five girls, and Carter Bromley who placed third for grade six boys.
There was a parent information meeting on Wednesday evening for Grade 6-Level III students regarding the Intermediate Skills Challenge trip to St. John’s in late November.
In the Student Leadership Council election Rebecca Janes was elected as Prime Minister, Carly Johannesen was elected as Deputy Prime Minister, Reyd Ward was elected as secretary, Brooke Watton and Gabriel Rowsell were elected as primary representatives.  Classroom representative elections are ongoing and will be announced next week. Congratulations to all who ran in the election this year.
We sold 501 bags of vegetables in our annual fundraiser. Thank you to everyone for your support.
Class News
The junior kindergarten classes are learning about thanksgiving. They are performing today at our Thanksgiving Day dinner. The JK4 class would like to welcome Conor Coleman to their class this week.
Mrs. Cornick’s Kindergarten class is learning all kinds of things. This week they continued letter sounds and have started a theme called “All About Me”.
Mrs. George’s grade one English class is making turkeys in art class and writing their thankful thoughts. They enjoyed their handwashing session with the student nurses this week. They are really excited about the turkey dinner today. The star of the week is Donna. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone.
Ms. Bursey’s grade two English class is skip counting money and learning about phonics and spelling in language arts. In social studies they are learning about changes in communities.
Mme. Ryan’s grade two and three French Immersion class is learning about Thanksgiving traditions and the things in their lives for which they are thankful. They are also learning about animals that create homes in the soil and how this affects the soil.
Mrs. Williams’s grade three class is learning about the Atlantic Provinces and identifying them on a map. In language arts they are writing about their heroes. In science class they are observing what happens in their classroom compost.
Mme. King’s grade four, five and six French Immersion class is preparing for their first oral presentation. They are very excited for the Thanksgiving Day dinner and are wishing everyone a Bonne Fête de l’Action de Grâces.
Mrs. Hink’s grade four class is happy to report that their aquaponics garden has sprouted. They are looking forward to sharing in a Thanksgiving meal together today.
Mr. Ryley’s grade five class enjoyed the presentation on smoking by the student nurses this week. They are making their body systems board games in science class.
Mrs. McCarthy’s grade six class conducted a sour candy experiment this past week. The sourest candy was Sour Cherry Blasters with a close second place by Sour Patch Kids. In science they are making paper boomerangs.
Mr. Drew Nadon’s grade seven and eight class has started working on Canadian federation simulation in social studies. The grade seven and eight math students have completed their first unit tests.
Mr. Hancock’s grade nine to level three class welcomed six Brazilian students last week. Welcome to Caio, Bruno, Vinicius, Carolayne, Maisa and Victoria. Everyone had an awesome time on the annual fall Bonne Bay Trip. Thanks to Mr. & Mrs. King! Chemistry 2202 students have begun studying mole conversions. Canadian Studies students are creating a PowerPoint presentation all about Canadian Identity.
Coming Up
School is closed on Monday, October 8 in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

The Regional Cross Country Running Meet will take place in Kippens on Wednesday, October 10 for students in grade 4-12.
From left to right: Jacob Butt, Teresa Coleman, and Ethan Lahey doing a science experiment separating soil components and recording their observations. 
Grade two students, Carrie Hoskins, Hailie Spurrell, Rhylan Hodder, and Hunter Olmstead make clouds with water and cotton balls in science class.
Student Leadership Council Representatives, (back) Reyd Ward and Carly Johannesen, (front) Rebecca Janes and  Gabriel Rowsell present our annual Thanksgiving Day Food Drive donations. 

Monday, October 1, 2018

Grade 5/6 New's Article - Lion's Roar (28/9/18)

By: James Lao, Aaron Payne, Oscar George, Destinee Lawrence, Brooke Watton, and Leah Lainey
Today is medical theme day at IHMS! Our students and staff are dressed as medical professionals and hospital patients in aid of the Western Memorial Health Foundation Radiothon.
IHMS students celebrated National Tree Day on Wednesday with a variety of activities. All students created leaves to place on a tree in our school lobby. Ms. Jessica Galliott planted with classes in the school greenhouse and around the schoolyard. In addition, the grade five and six students participated in the Explore Forestry Day at Margaret Bowater Park. Mr. Ryley’s class won the roll of paper and the model machines donated by Kruger.
Our cross -country running team attended their first meet of the season at J.J. Curling on Wednesday.  Representing grade four were Isaiah Coleman and Mark Janes; in grade five Luke Coleman, Oscar George, James Lao, Cole Lyver, and Lily Smallwood; representing grade six were Carter Bromley, Molly George, Kate Murphy, Alyssa Power, and Gabe Rowsell. Congratulations to all our runners on an excellent start to the season! Congratulations to Isaiah Coleman who placed third for grade four boys, Luke Coleman who placed first in grade five boys, and Carter Bromley who placed first in grade six boys.
Our annual vegetable fundraiser orders are now due at the office. The vegetables will be delivered next week in time for thanksgiving.
Stars of the Week
Isabelle and Charlotte Mercier are in St. John’s this week practicing with the Provincial Girls’ Choir.
Class News
The junior kindergarten classes would like to welcome Ms. Wand Lee Bowles to the junior kindergarten program. They are learning about autumn and enjoying outside play.
Ms. Cornick’s Kindergarten class is learning about fall. The students made leaf rubbings in art class. They are starting to learn how to sort using attributes.
Mrs. George’s grade one English class is writing about what they like to do in the fall. They are learning about what happens to the sun each day in science class. The star of the week is Ava.
Mme. Ryan’s grade two and three French Immersion class is discussing soil and its importance to all living things. They are working on increasing number patterns and writing rules for them. They are excited for medical theme day today!
Ms. Bursey’s grade two English class is learning about clouds this week. They are also working on numbers up to 100.
Mme. King’s grade four, five and six French Immersion class made leaves to put on the tree in our school lobby for National Tree Day. They will have their first spelling test next week. Bonne chance!
Mrs. Williams’s grade three class is reading about Terry Fox and writing about his character traits such as courage and honesty. In math class they are finishing their pattern unit and doing review.
Ms. Hink’s grade four class has completed their first unit in language arts. They are now learning amazing facts about killer whales. They are having their first math test today.
Mr. Ryley’s grade five class had a great time on their Explore Forestry Field trip on Wednesday. They are in their final steps of their archaeology dig.
Mrs. McCarthy’s grade six class is preparing a science experiment about sour candies. In science they are building balloon rockets.
Mr. Drew Nadon’s grade seven and eight class is preparing a book talk presentation for English class. In social studies they are working on family biography projects.
Mr. Hancock’s grade nine to level three class welcomed new students from Brazil to their class this week. Chemistry 2202 students are learning about mole. Canadian studies students are learning about Canadian artists.
Coming Up

Our annual thanksgiving dinner will take place at 12:15 on Friday, October 5. If you are able to help volunteer to serve dinner, please contact the office.
 Grace Brake-Higgins tries out the fire fighting equipment at the Explore Forestry Day and Margaret Bowater Park on Wednesday.
Grayson Roberts shows off his National Tree Day t-shirt for the school's theme day.
Mrs. Angel McCarthy, Isaiah Coleman, Mikka Ochoa, Kira McCarthy and Thomas Moerschell make a presentation to Suzanne Carey on behalf of IHMS for the Western Memorial Hospital Foundation Radiothon.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Grade 5/6 New's Article - Lion's Roar (22/9/18)

By: Lily Smallwood, CarlyRae Mouland, Carter Bromley, Jacob Cull, Erica Kennedy, Nikola Verbiski
IHMS celebrated its 19th Birthday celebration on Wednesday with a celebration in the gym. All classes prepared a song, dance, or presentation to celebrate the event. After, everyone enjoyed a delicious slice of cake prepared by Colemans and a glass of milk.
On Thursday we hosted our curriculum night in our school gym for parents. Parents and teachers met to discuss curriculum outcomes for the upcoming year.
The school Terry Fox walk was postponed due to rain and wind on Monday. This will be re-scheduled for a later date.
Stars of the Week
Congratulations to Luke Coleman who travelled last weekend with the Atlantic Boychoir to finish the recording of their debut CD.
Class News
The junior kindergarten classes are learning about the letter “b” and the number 2. They made crowns to celebrate the 19th birthday.
Mrs. Ryan’s Kindergarten English class is working hard on writing their alphabet letters and enjoying their new learning centres.
Mrs. George’s grade one English class had perfect scores on their first spelling tests this week. They are doing some fall writing and art activities. They would like to wish Lexi a happy birthday. The star of the week was Abigail. Happy fall, everyone!
Mme. Ryan’s grade two and three French Immersion class is learning about our province and where to find it on the map. They have also been discussing Canada and the cardinal directions. They have been talking about human development and how we change as we grow up.
Ms. Bursey’s grade two English class is learning about patterns. They are also learning about changes in community, water, and air. They are learning word wall words and writing strategies.
Mme. King’s grade four, five and six French Immersion class did a great job with their performance at the celebration and they had a lot of fun preparing it. They are preparing for their first spelling test which will take place on October 2nd. They are using their new vocab in sentences to illustrate their meaning . They are very creative!
Mrs. Williams’s grade three class is working on weekly spelling lists. They have begun their reading logs and learning about patterns in math. They enjoyed the anniversary celebration this week!
Ms. Hink’s grade four class is learning about sound and making their own instruments.
Mr. Ryley’s grade five class is excited to start their artifact dig in social studies.  In language arts they are having fun with word patterns and building words.
Mrs. McCarthy’s grade six class is learning about the scientific method. They will be working on writing up their own fun science experiment. The class enjoyed their visit with “Pepper”, Erica Kennedy’s hedgehog last week.
Mr. Drew Nadon’s grade seven and eight class has been working on expressions and equations. In social studies they have completed their Canadian Heritage assignments. The grade eight students created an advertising poster in language arts.
Mr. Hancock’s grade nine to level three class visited the Chrappa’s apple orchard on Friday. The Math 2201 class is learning about radicals. Math 3201 students are learning set theory.
Coming Up
The J.J. Curling Fun Run is Wednesday, September 25. Wednesday is also National Tree Day.

Friday, September 28 is the Western Regional Memorial Hospital Radiothon Day. We will host a medical theme day with an open donation for the radiothon.
Junior Kindergarten students,  (L-R)Evan Rideout, Drew Smallwood and Madison Roberts, paint plates to add to a fish bowl craft.
Grade two students, Sophie Tucker and Liam Stride investigate soil as part of their science lesson.
French Immersion students, Charlotte Mercier, Candace Johannesen, and Brooklyn Pittman, celebrate the 19th Birthday of IHMS.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Grade 5/6 New's Article - Lion's Roar (14/9/18)

By: Grace Brake-Higgins, Israela Ngania, Ava Hodder, Maitham Al-Zubaidy, Molly George, Kate Murphy
We would like to welcome everyone back for another school year! All the students and staff are happy to be back in school. We would like to welcome Ms. Ingrid Watkin to our office, Ms. Janessa Bursey as our grade two English teacher, and Ms. Krista Williams as our grade three English teacher.
Last Friday we had our opening of school Mass with Father Terry at All Hallows.
Stars of the Week
Congratulations to Alyssa Power whose baseball team won gold medals in the Provincial Under 12 Girls Tournament.
We would like to congratulate Ms. Gina Guy and Mr. Dennis Hinks on their marriage over the summer. Mrs. Hinks is returning to teach grade four this year.
Class News
The junior kindergarten classes are welcoming all their new friends to the classroom. They are learning about the letters A and B, the number one and the colour red.
Mrs. Ryan’s Kindergarten class is learning about patterns in math and have started a reading booklet. In French they are learning the morning routine and the calendrier. The class is doing trés bien.
Mrs. George’s grade one English class is very excited to be back with their friends again. They are enjoying their apple theme and can’t wait for the apple taste test today. They are becoming pattern experts! They are wishing everyone a fantastic school year.
Mme. Ryan’s grade two and three French Immersion class is learning about maps and where Newfoundland is located. They planted new seeds in their hydroponic garden. After only four days they have lettuce leaves sprouting!
Ms. Bursey’s grade two English class is learning about patterns and bullying this week. They are learning about water and air in science class.
Mme. King’s and Mr. Lukowski’s grade four, five and six French Immersion class is glad to be back at school with their friends. They have quickly become immersed in all of their daily subjects. They have done some review work in math with adding and subtracting and each grade has begun their first unit in all subjects.
Mrs. Williams’s grade three class did a science tour around the school. They collected soil and studied it with magnifying glasses. They found lots of materials, plants and living things in the soil.
Ms. Hink’s grade four class is proud to be back in school. They are excited about their fish tank and looking forward to planting in their aquaponics garden.
Mr. Ryley’s grade five class is excited to begin their first unit in science on maintaining a healthy human body. They are excited to prepare a project for the school’s 19th birthday celebration.
Mrs. McCarthy’s grade six class is reading about the tree of life and how all living things are classified. They are enjoying the daily five literacy activities.
Mr. Drew Nadon’s grade seven and eight class is working on algebra in math class. This week they are looking at Canadian heritage projects in social studies.
Mr. Hancock’s grade nine to level three class was glad to start school this week and see all of their friends. Chemistry 2202 has begun review of previous science concepts. Science 1206 students have begun their study of ecology and ecosystems. The class would like to welcome Thomas Moerschell who is a level I student from Switzerland who has come to study for a year at IHMS.
Coming Up
The school breakfast program begins on Monday. It will operate daily from 7:30 am to 8:20 am.
The Terry Fox walk will take place on September 17th.
IHMS will celebrate it’s 19th birthday on Wednesday, September 19.

Curriculum night will be held on September 20th at 7:00 pm in our school gymnasium.
Students in Earth Systems 3209 complete an assignment in the school's outdoor classroom this week. 
Grade eight students prepare for a class debate on globalization. (L-R): Mohamed Al-Zubaidy, Matthew Penney, Jacob Bursey, and Christian Mouland argued against globalization losing the debate with a narrow 5-4 score.
The Smallwood family is ready for back to school. Erin and Mark Smallwood pose for a picture with their three children, Lily (centre), Drew (left) and Nate (right).

Friday, June 22, 2018

Grade 5/6 New's Article - Lion's Roar (15/6/18)

By:  Noah Colbourne, Rosemary Owolabi, Kira McCarthy, Ava Spearing, Brooke Watton
Last Friday evening we held our Level III Graduation Ceremony. The evening began with Mass at All Hallows and followed with a dinner, speeches, presentation of the graduation diploma, and a dance for grade seven to Level III. We would like to send congratulations to our graduate, Jayson Griffin!
This week was a very busy one as our school community presented the musical performance “Brundibar.” We would like to thank Mrs. Benyon-Martinec, Ms. Alteen, Mr. Ian Locke, Dr. Gary Graham, Ms. Miranda MacDonald, Mrs. Bishop, Mme. Moss, and all our students and staff on a wonderful show. The musical was performed for audiences on Wednesday and Thursday evening.
Today is our end of year sports day. Mr. Drew’s grade seven and eight students are organizing activities for the whole school.
Monday will be another exciting day in our school as we host the annual Spring Fling Market & Art Expo from 11 am to 2:00 pm. The event will include a greenhouse plant sale, book sale, STEMP Expo, Art Show, games, and petting zoo. Books will be sold for $0.50 and $1.00 each or bring a re-usable bag and you can fill it for $10.00.
Junior and senior high exams begin on Monday morning. We would like to wish all of our students the best of luck!
Stars of the Week
Congratulations to Isralea Ngania who received her  red stripe belt in Tae Kwon Do and received a gold medal in sparing and a gold medal in form. In addition, she received an award for Most Dedicated.
Congratulations to Lysea Ngania who received her green stripe belt in Tae Kwon Do and who received a gold medal in form.
Congratulations to Rebecca Janes who completed 9 tests over the last few weeks and has completed all components to reach Star 5 level in figure skating.
Congratulations to Mark Janes who passed his Green Belt testing in Tae Kwon Do. Mark also received a gold medal in Form and a silver medal in Sparring in the Chong Lee Memorial competition in Stephenville this past weekend. Congratulations to Robert Morrissey who also participated in the tournament over the weekend.
Mark and Robert’s team from Bennett’s Tae Kwan Do also received the most points during the competition and was awarded the prestigious Chong Lee Memorial Cup.
Class News
The junior kindergarten classes are preparing for the art show next Monday and making gifts for Father’s Day. The students are looking forward to summer break.
Mrs. Hodder’s Kindergarten English class would like to wish all their dads a happy Father’s Day! They are busy finishing the work in their Little Green Thumbs Garden and science journals. They are excited about the sports day today.
Mrs. George’s grade one English class is finishing up their surprises for their dads for Sunday. They had a great time performing in the musical and are excited to participate in sports day. They would like to wish all the dads a happy Father’s Day.
Mme. Ryan’s grade one and two French Immersion class is super excited to be involved in the show. They have been learning about simple machines this week. The children were transplanting a variety of plants to get ready for the Spring Fling Market.
Ms. Cunning’s grade two English class enjoyed taking part in the musical. Every student did such a wonderful job. Now they are looking forward to the Spring Fling Market & Art Expo. They have so much art to show!
Mme. Moss’ grade three, four, five and six French Immersion class is enjoying working with their Canada themed vocabulary in preparation for July 1.
Mrs. Bishop’s grade three class has been working hard on their cumulative review sheets for each subject as they approach the end of the school year.
Ms. Guy’s grade four class is preparing for year end activities, including: the musical, Spring Fling Market & Art Expo, sports day, and the variety show.
Mr. Ryley’s grade five class is finishing off their last language arts unit on sequencing. They are learning about King Arthur and the Legend of the Sword in the Stone. The students had a great time performing in the school musical on Wednesday and Thursday.
Mrs. McCarthy’s grade six class had a great time performing in the musical. They loved the costumes and dancing!
Mr. Drew Nadon’s grade seven and eight class is preparing for the upcoming exams. The grade seven and eight students organized the sports day activities for today.
Mr. Hancock’s grade nine to level three class is preparing for final exams and public exams next week.
Coming Up
Student Leadership Council Year End Variety Show will be on Thursday at 1:00 pm.

School closes for summer vacation at 12:00 on Friday, June 22. The end of year awards assembly will begin at 9:30 am in our school gym.
Adam Thomas, Allie Lovell, and Sophie Tucker enjoyed some time in the greenhouse transplanting items in preparation for the Spring Fling Market & Expo. 

Monday, June 18, 2018

Grade 5/6 New's Article - Lion's Roar (8/6/18)

By:  Candace Johannesen, Molly George, Reyd Ward and Rebecca Janes
Last Sunday students received their First Holy Communion at All Hallows. We would like to thank Mrs. George, Mrs. Coleman, and Father Terry for helping to prepare the students and making it a memorable and special day for students and their families. Students who received first Holy Communion included: Cameron Bishop. Angelina Burton, Isac Burton, Sylvia Burton, Megan Cohrane, Teresa Coleman, Katy Hancock, Edward Kelly, Ethan Lahey, Joel Lyver, Madeline Murphy, Jacob Youden, Makayla Reddy, and Mikka Ochoa.
On Monday our school hosted the annual school science fair. All classes participated with either class or individual projects.  Winners in our annual Science Fair included: Carter Bromley, Luke Coleman, Keira Clarke, Max Chrappa, Carly Johannesen, Leah Lainey, Alister MacDonnell, Israela Ngania, Gabriel Rowsell, and Brooke Watton.
The Kindergarten graduation ceremony was held in the school gym on Thursday evening. We would like to extend a special thank you to Mr. Graham for attending and accompanying the Kindergarten Choir and Mrs. Benyon Martinec who conducted. Mme. King and Mrs. Hodder would like to extend congratulations to all the graduates on a job well done.
Our students have been actively practicing for the musical this week. We would like to thank Mr. King who was also very busy this week preparing and building the set.
Our Level III graduation ceremony is being held tonight for our graduate, Jayson Griffin. The ceremony will include Mass at All Hallows at 5 pm followed by a barbecue and dance for students in grade seven to Level III.
We would like to wish a happy birthday today to Mrs. Coleman from our IHMS school family.
Today is Mrs. Kennedy’s last day at our school. We would like to wish her the best of luck in her new position and thank her for her 18 years at IHMS!
Stars of the Week
Congratulations to our students, Keira Clarke, Lauren Green, Molly MacDonnell, Alyssa Power, and Lily Smallwood, who performed in the Dance Studio West production “History Repeating”.
Congratulations to our students, Keira Clarke, Carly Johannesen, Candace Johannesen, Lily Smallwood, Grace Brake-Higgins, Israela Ngania, and Max Pittman, who performed in the Graham Academy’s production.
Class News
The junior kindergarten classes are  so proud of their classmates who performed with the Graham Academy and Atlantic Choir last week. They had a great time participating in the school science fair.
Mrs. Hodder’s Kindergarten English class is illustrating the effects of pollution on sea animals through the science fair activities. Mrs. Hodder would like to congratulate her 2018 graduating class on a job well done!
Mrs. George’s grade one English class really enjoyed the see the projects and participating in science fair on Monday. They are finishing their spelling tests and math for the year.
Mme. Ryan’s grade one and two French Immersion class has been learning about geometry. They did a shape scavenger hunt. They have been busy with their Father’s Day gifts. As the school year winds down they are more anxious for summer to come.
Ms. Cunning’s grade two English class enjoyed seeing all the wonderful experiments at the science fair. They are finishing their last unit in math on geometry. They are very busy, but looking forward to summer break!
Mme. Moss’ grade three, four, five and six French Immersion class is enjoying practicing for the musical. The grade three and four students are working on their last vocabulary unit on Canada. The grade five and sixes are wrapping up their science unit on matter.
Mrs. Bishop’s grade three class presented a science fair experiment on airplane drag. They loved making paper airplanes and flying them to test their hypothesis.
Ms. Guy’s grade four class is really excited to dive into their last vocabulary study on the theme of “Canada”. The students are working hard to prepare for the musical.
Mr. Ryley’s grade five class enjoyed their talking stick activity in social studies. They are preparing their STEM builds for the Spring Fling.
Mrs. McCarthy’s grade six class is working on congruent and non-congruent shapes. They are reading “Nokum is My Teacher” in language arts. In science they are learning about the five kingdoms.
Mr. Drew Nadon’s grade seven and eight class is attending the Level III graduation this evening. They would like to send a huge congratulations to our graduate, Jayson Griffin!
Mr. Hancock’s grade nine to level three class is busy preparing for the upcoming final exams. Everyone is excited about the graduation this evening.
Coming Up
The IHMS School Musical Brundibar will be performed on June 13th and 14th at 6:30 pm.

Agriculture Spring Fling June 18th.
Rudy George sings a special solo to begin the song "Un Canadien Errant" during the kindergarten graduation on Thursday evening.
Grade five student, Gabriel Rowsell, takes a shot during the carnival games hosted by the grade seven and eight students as part of their probability unit in math. 
Winners in our annual school Science Fair included: (Back L-R): Leah Lainey, Carly Johannesen, Max Chrappa, Luke Coleman, and Gabriel Rowsell; (Front L-R): Israela Ngania, Keira Clarke, Carter Bromley, Alister MacDonnell, and Brooke Watton.