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.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Grade 5/6 New's Article - Lion's Roar (1/6/18)

By:  Carter Bromley, Kate Murphy, Katherine Noel, Aaron Payne, Alyssa Power
Students received their First Reconciliation on Monday evening at All Hallows with Father Terry. Congratulations to Brooklyn Pittman, Jamie White-Robertson, Rotém Philips Grobbelaar,  Robert Morrissey, Noah Wall, Jacob Cull, Uriah Cull, Liam Couture. Thank you to Mrs. English, Mrs. Dicks, Mrs. King for volunteering with the service and to Mrs. George who prepared the students.
Students preparing to receive their First Holy Communion took part in a special celebration on Tuesday evening with Mrs. Coleman in the school chapel. The First Holy Communion is this Sunday at All Hallows.
The Student Leadership Council organized theme days for Spirit Week . It began on Monday with Character Day, then Wacky Wednesday, Throwback Thursday and Formal Friday. It was a lot of fun to see everyone’s costumes!
Our school public health nurse, Mrs. Lynette Christopher, visited the school this week to present to grade one on dental hygiene and grade seven on body image.
Our entire school has been busy preparing for the musical, Brundibar. The show will be performed on June 13 and 14th.
Stars of the Week
Congratulations to Ben Griffin and Zoe McCarthy who participated in the Mudslide Bike races on Sunday at Prince Edward Park.
Class News
The junior kindergarten classes are making special gifts for Father’s Day and practicing for the school musical.
Mrs. Hodder’s Kindergarten English class enjoyed the spirit week activities. They examined their worm casting in the greenhouse from their worm compost. They sampled some traditional foods eating during the Ramadan tradition.
Mrs. George’s grade one English class is busy getting ready for the science fair. They have three really neat experiments. They are finishing off their last unit in math.
Mme. Ryan’s grade one and two French Immersion class is happy to report that the lettuce in their aquaponics garden has started to sprout its second leaves or true leaves. They concluded their science unit on living things this week and made an art project inspired by the insects they discussed.
Ms. Cunning’s grade two English class is very excited for their classmates who will celebrate their First Holy Communion on Sunday morning. They are preparing for the science fair next week by doing experiments.
Mme. Moss’ grade three, four, five and six French Immersion class is excited about the upcoming science fair. The grade three and four students are diving into their final unit of math and the grade five and six students are preparing to start a series of experiments related to combining states of matter.
Mrs. Bishop’s grade three class has finished their geometry unit in math. They learned all about 2D and 3D shapes, which they have incorporated into their drawing and building structures.
Ms. Guy’s grade four class found out this week that their “k group” tomatoes spent six weeks in space as seeds. They were very excited because they discovered that the group of seeds actually grew faster.
Mr. Ryley’s grade five class is finishing their final preparations for the STEM expo. They are also concluding their unit on  their properties and changes in materials unit.
Mrs. McCarthy’s grade six class is learning about vertebrates and invertebrates. In math they are learning about equilaterals, isosceles, and scalene triangles.
Mr. Drew Nadon’s grade seven and eight class enjoyed the spirit week! They completed their novel study on City of Ember this week with some investigation into the author’s use of darkness as a symbol throughout the novel.
Mr. Hancock’s grade nine to level three class is preparing for final exams and the upcoming Level III graduation. Science 1206 students are studying weather systems and cloud types. Chemistry 2202 students are continuing their study of organic chemistry.
Coming Up
School Science Fair on June 4th.
Kindergarten Graduation is June 7 at 6:00 pm and High School Graduation is June 8 at 5:00 pm.
The IHMS School Musical Brundibar will be performed on June 13th and 14th at 6:30 pm.

Agriculture Spring Fling is moved to June 18th because of a late harvest.
Grade five students Gabriel Rowsell, Noah Colbourne, and Aaron Payne pose for a picture on Wacky Wednesday during the school spirit week activities.
Students received their First Reconciliation on Monday evening with priest celebrant, Father Terry. Students (Back L-R): Robert Morrissey, Jamie White-Robertson, Jacob Cull, and Noah Wall. (Front L-R): Brooklyn Pittman, Uriah Cull, Rotém Philips Grobbelaar, and Liam Couture.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Grade 5/6 New's Article - Lion's Roar (25/4/18)

By:  Maitham Al-Zubaidy, Destinee Lawrence, Keira Clarke, Isabelle Mercier, Leah Lainey and Jacob Cull
The Student Leadership Council completed the Cash for Cups Campaign this week for the City of Corner Brook. We would like to thank our school families for their support. We collected over 4,500 cups this year!
On Thursday evening we held our annual Junior High Speak Off. Representatives from the Junior High class included: Fatima Alkhalil, Myles Calbert, Max Chrappa, Carly Johannesen, Christian Mouland, Kori Noel, Max Pittman, and Jack Richardson. Our judges for the evening included: Mrs. Sandee Harnum, Ms. Linda Chaisson, and Mr. Lenny Benoit.  The overall winner was Fatima Alkhalil who spoke on bullying.
Next week is school spirit week hosted by the Student Leadership Council. We will celebrate Character Monday, Wacky Wednesday, Decades Thursday, and Formal Friday.
The school photographer will visit on Tuesday to complete the group photos for the yearbook.
Our school is preparing for an upcoming grade six ultimate Frisbee tournament.
Stars of the Week
Congratulations to Daley Merrigan who placed fifth for Level I students at the National Chess Championships last weekend in St. John’s.
Class News
The junior kindergarten classes are preparing for the school musical and learning new songs. They are  enjoying the outdoors and their greenhouse sessions.
Mrs. Hodder’s Kindergarten English class enjoyed visiting grade one this week during the orientation sessions. They learned about fire flies in science this week.
Mrs. George’s grade one English class has started a new writing project called wonderful me. They are also learning about Mi’kmaq in social studies.
Mme. Ryan’s grade one and two French Immersion class is enjoying spending time in the greenhouse. The sunflowers they planted in the classroom are growing very tall and will soon be ready for transplanting. The class aquaponics system is beginning to sprout and the fish are growing larger.
Ms. Cunning’s grade two English class is enjoying their greenhouse sessions. They are watching their sunflowers grow in their classroom. They love spring!
Mme. Moss’ grade three, four, five and six French Immersion class is excited to see lots of sprouts growing in their aquaponics system. They are enjoying their compost experiment as well.
Mrs. Bishop’s grade three class is excited to announce their caterpillars arrived last week. They are eagerly watching them as they start their first stage of development.
Ms. Guy’s grade four class has nearly 30 tomato plants growing! It won’t be long and they will find out which plants have spent some time in space.
Mr. Ryley’s grade five class is busy preparing for the upcoming science fair. They are beginning their last science unit on weather.
Mrs. McCarthy’s grade six class is excited to be finished their novel study on Holes. They are looking forward to the school science fair. In art they are working on paintings that feature the sun.
Mr. Drew Nadon’s grade seven and eight class is working on the upcoming science fair. They are finishing off their probability unit with carnival games.
Mr. Hancock’s grade nine to level three class is beginning to focus on review and the upcoming final exams. The grade nine students are learning about transformations in math. The Chemistry 2202 students are beginning organic chemistry.
Coming Up
First reconciliation is May 28th at 6:00 pm.
First Holy Communion is June 3rd.
School Science Fair on June 4th.
Agriculture Spring Fling is June 5th.
Kindergarten Graduation is June 7th and High School Graduation is June 8th.
The IHMS School Musical Brundibar on June 13th and 14th.
Members of the Student Leadership Council, Kate Murphy (left), Rosemary Owolabi (centre), and Rebecca Janes (right), sort and count cups for the city Campaign "Cash for Cups". The school collected nearly 5,000 coffee cups for recycling
Fatima Alkhalil was the overall winner in the annual Junior High Speak Off on Thursday evening. Judges for the event included (L-R): Mr. Lenny Benoit, Ms. Linda Chaisson, and Mrs. Sandee Harnum.

Grade 5/6 New's Article - Lion's Roar (18/4/18)

By:  Brooke Watton, Noah Colbourne, Trinity Rouse, Erica Kennedy, and Jenna Cammie
Congratulations to our school who won the City of Corner Brook Achievement in Community Excellence award for Environmental Award (Organization). Mrs. King, Ms. Cunning, and Rebecca Janes represented our school at the awards ceremony on Tuesday evening. Rebecca received the award on behalf of our school.
Our Student Leadership Council is continuing to collect Cups for Cash. We currently have 2,000 cups. We would like to collect more than 4,000 this year to surpass last year’s results.
On Thursday we held a pep rally for Level I student, Daley Merrigan, who is attending the National Chess Championships in St. John’s on Sunday. During the pep rally Daley played a round of chess blindfolded against Noah Wall, and then a lightening chess round against Uriah Cull. We would like to wish Daley the best of luck!
Our school collected 316 cell phones for the annual MMSB Recycle My Cell Campaign. Thank you to all our families for their support of this initiative.
This week we celebrated World Catholic Education day. Instead of observing this event for one day, we challenged our fellow classmates to do one act of kindness each day for someone else. Rebekah Calbert officially kicked off the event on Monday in chapel.
We would like to thank our school community for once again supporting the annual Apple A Day Fundraiser. We raised a total of $22,000! Lexi Pilgrim sold the most tickets!
Stars of the Week
Congratulations to Addison MacArthur, Jaxon Clarke, Olivia Brinston and Liam Brinson who received medals at the Bowling Year End Awards. Addison received medals for high average, high single, high series team and silver medal in the playoffs. She also received trophies for Bowler of the Year and Most Improved Player. Liam and Jaxon received silver medals with their team and Olivia received a gold medal with her team.
Congratulations to Zoe McCarthy who participated in the 1 km kids run at The Physical Rehab Spring Opener last Saturday morning.
Congratulations to Mrs. McCarthy who was nominated for a City of Corner Brook Achievement in Community Excellence award for Community Active Living Champion (Individual).
Congratulations to Ms. Jessica Galliott who won the City of Corner Brook Achievement in Community Excellence award on Tuesday evening for Environmental Leader.
Class News
The junior kindergarten classes are preparing for Father’s Day by making cards and crafts. They are enjoying the outdoor playground as much as they can!
Mrs. Hodder’s Kindergarten English class is learning the difference between spiders and insects. They celebrated World Catholic Education day by doing kind deeds for each other.
Mrs. George’s grade one English class is learning about the decline of the cod fishery and how life has changed since their grandparents were their age.
Mme. Ryan’s grade one and two French Immersion class is happy to report that their aquaponics system is set up and running. In fact, their lettuce plants have started to sprout. They have been spending lots of time in the greenhouse and the outdoor classroom.
Ms. Cunning’s grade two English class is enjoying watching their sunflowers grow in the classroom window. Since spring arrived they have been focusing on the environment even more than usual. Their new and final unit in science is “Animals Grow”.
Mme. Moss’ grade three, four, five and six French Immersion class is conducting a soil experiment to find out what conditions encourage compost breakdown the best.
Mrs. Bishop’s grade three class is extremely excited to taste test their purple peacock pole beans they grew in their Little Green Thumbs Garden.
Ms. Guy’s grade four class created spring artwork this week. They have a tiny tomato plant beginning to grow and they are hopeful there will be many more.
Mr. Ryley’s grade five class is finishing their Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Novel study in language arts. They worked very hard this week on posters for ACAP Humber Arm poster contest about how to protect our marine life.
Mrs. McCarthy’s grade six class is preparing for the upcoming school science fair. This week as part of their novel study they wrote police reports about the crime they committed that got them sentenced to Camp Green Lake.
Mr. Drew Nadon’s grade seven and eight class is finishing up their math unit on probability by preparing a carnival day activities for the school.
Mr. Hancock’s grade nine to level three class had a busy week. The grade nine students are learning about similar polygons. Math 3201 students are learning about financial mathematics.
Coming Up
School is closed on Monday in observance of Victoria Day.
Junior kindergarten and kindergarten English and French Immersion orientation is next Wednesday, May 23 at 1:15 pm.

The school photographer will return to school on May 29th to complete the group photos.
 Level I student, Daley Merrigan (left), shakes hands with grade three student, Noah Wall (right), before beginning to play a game of chess. Daley played blindfolded with the verbal assistance of a teacher. Daley will compete on Sunday at the National Chess Championship in St. John's. 
Grade four student, Jake Morey, displays his descriptive poem about spring that he wrote in language arts class. 
 Rebecca Janes accepts the City of Corner Brook ACE award for Environmental Award (Organization) on Tuesday evening. 

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Grade 5/6 New's Article - Lion's Roar (1/5/18)

By:  Molly George and Candace Johannesen
Mme. Ryan and Mme. Moss’ aquaponics project is well underway. The students are very excited to begin planting seeds next week. They have set up their fish tanks, ordered their equipment, and are anticipating the arrival of their fish today! Both classes hosted bake sales to aid in covering the cost of the materials. Thank you to everyone who helped with the initiative.
Students in grade six to eight participated in the Let’s Talk Science challenge at Grenfell Campus on Tuesday. Our school sent three teams to the event. The first team included: Carly Johannesen, Fatima Alkhalil, Mohamed Al-Zubaidy, and Aaron White, team two included: Rosemary Owolabi, Kira McCarthy, Keira Clarke, and Emily Payne; and team three included: Isabelle Mercier, Graham Zilkowsky, Christian Mouland, and Max Pittman. The teams performed very well.
On Tuesday we celebrated the May Crowing with Mrs. Coleman and the prayer group. It was a beautiful celebration in church with our school family.
The grade six boys and girls soccer teams are participating in a tournament this weekend. The first game was on Thursday at 3 pm.
The level I to level III students travelled to St. John’s on Thursday for the Mate ROV underwater robotics competition being held at the Marine Institute. The students are competing in challenges today to maneuver their robots to complete missions in the “ocean”.
The Recycle My Cell Campaign has officially ended. Thank you to all our students, families, and community members who helped with this initiative.
Our Student Leadership Council is collecting used coffee cups for the City of Corner Brook’s Cash for Cups Campaign. Last year we recycled 4,000 cups. This year our goal is 5,000!
We have fourteen students participating in the Regional Heritage Fair at Corner Brook Intermediate on Saturday. Our participants include: Fatima Alkhalil, Luke Coleman, Keira Clarke, Ava Hodder, Erica Kennedy, Kira McCarthy, Charlotte Mercier, Christian Mouland, CarlyRae Mouland, Alister MacDonnell, Kate Murphy, Max Pittman, Gabriel Rowsell and Brooke Watton. Public viewing will take place between 1:45-2:45 pm, with the awards scheduled to begin at 3 pm.
Apple A Day Tickets are now on sale! Tickets are $20 each. There are five days of prize draws and each ticket is entered in all five draws. Prizes include: an apple TV, apple watch, an iphone 8, an ipad, and a 13inch Macbook air. There are also prizes for the seller of each winning ticket, and there will be an ipad draw for students selling more than 20 tickets. For every 20 tickets sold, the student will have his or her name entered in the draw. The draws begin on May 7th.
Stars of the Week
Congratulations to Charlotte Mercier who cut and donated her hair for Cancer this week.
Class News
The junior kindergarten classes are learning about insects and bugs and making a terrarium for worms and snails. They are enjoying their outside play.
Mrs. Hodder’s Kindergarten English class is continuing their simple addition in math. They taste tested their garden tomatoes this week. They are learning about the dangers of ocean pollution to animals.
Mrs. George’s grade one English class is learning about plant parts in science and doing lots of planting themselves. They were sad that their class fish, Pickle, died. They wrote about him in their journals and placed him in their our school’s outdoor classroom where he is surrounded by nature.
Mme. Ryan’s grade one and two French Immersion class has been learning about how animals care for their babies. They are excited to see the plants that they have planted have already sprouted.
Ms. Cunning’s grade two English class is learning about measurement in math. They are continuing their study of matter in science. They are really enjoying working in the greenhouse.
Mme. Moss’ grade three, four, five and six French Immersion class has begun their aquaponics project. The students are very excited to start planting. Their class fish are arriving today!
Mrs. Bishop’s grade three class is started their second novel study for the year. The students are excited to be reading Pippi Longstocking.
Ms. Guy’s grade four class is preparing presentations in social studies. They are doing a great job writing about sequencing in language arts. They also wrote beautiful descriptive poems.
Mr. Ryley’s grade five class is continuing to work on their STEM project in science. They are excited to do a chocolate taste test next week for their novel study on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Mrs. McCarthy’s grade six class wrote essays this week about what they would do if they were mayor of the City of Corner Brook for a day. The students had a great time at the Let’s Talk Science Competition at Grenfell Campus on Tuesday.
Mr. Drew Nadon’s grade seven and eight class is continuing their novel study discussion groups on the book The City of Ember. The students enjoyed the Let’s Talk Science activities on Tuesday.
Mr. Hancock’s grade nine to level three class would like to wish the Level 1 to Level 3 students good luck in the Underwater Robotics Competition today in St. John’s. The students are finishing off their unit on Shakespeare in language arts.
Coming Up

May 10 is World Catholic Education Day.
Students from IHMS participated in the Let's Talk Science Challenge at Grenfell College on Tuesday morning. Pictured (L-R): are Carly Johannesen, Fatima Alkhalil, Mohamed Al-Zubaidy, and Aaron White. 
Mr. Ryley's grade five class had a great time this week in the greenhouse learning about plants. (L-R): Kate Murphy, Brooke Watton, and Molly George enjoyed planting their own seeds in homemade planters.
Daley Merrigan, Jayson Griffin, an I.J. Felipe prepare their robot for the Mate ROV Underwater Robotics Competition on Friday in St. John's.