Thursday, June 3, 2010

Jr. Kindergarten Class Wins Dozens Of Books

This is a copy of the Grade 5 news article "Lion’s Roar" that appeared in The Western Star on June 4, 2010.

By: Abigail Companion, Aaron Hancock, Nicole Keeping and Jenna Yetman.

Junior Kindergarten class with the new books they won from Scholastic Book Club. They won all the books in the book order for the month of May. Two large boxes of books were delivered to the class.

The 101 Dalmatian play was a great success. Thank you Mr. Graham and students for the work put into the show. Thank you to Mrs. Rollings for doing the make-up and Mr. Brothers for videotaping the play which is on sale from the office in aid of the breakfast program. Also thank you to Rogers Cable, and Gary Parsons for all their help. Mrs. Chris Brothers was the winner of the 50/50 draw. There was a bake sale organized by Mrs. Deckert, Marie Kennedy, and Imelda Sparkes. They even had dog bone cookies! Thank you!

On Friday we had a cast party. All the students and staff got to watch the entire play. We also enjoyed a Dalmatian cake and milk. All families received a cast poster thoughtfully designed by Mr. Reynolds. Also, all the students received a blue teddy bear for fundraising for the kids help phone. Thank you to Ms. Dutton for organizing the whole thing.

The grade 2 class had their first Holy Communion last Sunday. Family and friends placed wished and congratulations in a paper cup for each student. Congratulations to Noah Veitch, Clara Ryan, Olivia Gallant, Keely Brothers, and Bridgett Sparkes. Thank you to Mrs. Deckert, Mrs. George, Mrs. King and Mrs. McCarthy who helped with this special day.

On Monday night we had a picture party for the St. Pierre trip. Thank you to Mrs. King and Mr. Reynolds for preparing the party. We enjoyed looking at the pictures and eating pizza and dessert and Mrs. King’s house. Yum!

The grade 3 and 6 classes have finished their language CRTs. The math CRTs start next Tuesday.

Students in all classes thought up new names for the Corner Brook Triathlon which used to be called Kids of Steel this week.

The Junior Kindergarten class won a scholastic draw. They won all the books in the scholastic book order for May. Wow! That’s a lot of books!

The school had its first annual art exhibition yesterday. We have lots of talent in this school.

Ms. Megan Kennedy has completed her work placement. Thank you for all your support and help toward the school! We miss you.

This week Ms. Dutton held school try-outs for a track and field team. There will be a track and field meet on June 11 for our school.

Stars of the Week
Congratulations to Faith Yates who participated in the Cycle Solutions Mud Slide Cycling Race. Faith finished first in the female category and fourth overall.

Congratulations to everyone who participated in Dance Studio West production “Around the World”. These students are: Jasmine Penney, Carla du Toit, Nicola du Toit, Clara Ryan, Charlotte Sweetapple, and Rose MacLeod.

Congratulations to Alissa Rae Bellows, a former IHMS student, who was awarded a General Excellence Award at Corner Brook Regional High School’s awards assembly last Friday.

Class News
The Junior Kindergarten classes are working on the number 10 and Father’s Day crafts. They are very excited about the books their class won.

The Kindergarten class is learning about money in math, maps in social studies and was very happy with the art show.

The grade one class is working on projects for the art show and a unit on aboriginal people in social studies.

The grade two class is learning about 3-D shapes and watching the movie 101 Dalmatians.

The grade three and four class made thank you cards on Monday with the help of the grade 5’s for the parents who went to St. Pierre.

The grade 5 and 6 class is learning about income in social studies. The grade 6’s are happy to be finished their language CRT. They are working on improving their sentence structure.

The junior high class watched a movie for enrichment called “The End of the Line” about the world’s oceans. Saturday is World Ocean’s Day. They are shocked at how in danger of extinction the fish population is in. They are busy preparing for final exams.

Coming Up
Next Friday is casual day. We hope to see everybody in casual clothes. It is in support of Circe de Couer (Circus of the Heart).

Math CRTs begin June 9th. Good luck to everyone who will be participating.

The mini-reporters are congratulating the grade 2’s on their first communion. We remember ours! We’ll be back next week with more news.