Friday, September 24, 2010

Lion's Roar - Friday, September 24, 2010

This is a copy of IHMS's weekly news article "Lion’s Roar" that appeared in The Western Star newspaper on Friday, September 24, 2010.

By: MacKenzie Brothers, Abigail Companion, Douglas MacKenzie, Hannah Sparkes, Bethany Whelan

IHMS Teacher vs. Student soccer game last week for National Sports Week.

The school breakfast program started on Monday. We are so happy to see all the students enjoying a yummy breakfast.

The Student Leadership Council elections began on Monday. Carla du Toit and Sarah Yetman have been elected Co-Presidents. The Vice-President is Sarah Keeping. Congratulations to you all.

The grade five and six class has participated in a forestry day at Margaret Bowater Park on Monday. Thank you to Mrs. Reynolds, Mrs. McCarthy, Mr. Hancock, and Mrs. King who drove the students. This event was for National Forestry week. Thank you for a great time.

The soccer intramurals has started and everybody seems to love soccer.

There was a curriculum night for parents on Thursday night. Also, Thursday was our school’s eleventh birthday celebration and theme day. Everyone dressed up for the theme 11. The grade 5 and 6 class wrote an acrostic poem to celebrate and everyone had cupcakes and milk.

Class News

The Junior Kindergarten classes are learning the letter A and the number 1. They went on a nature walk on Wednesday. They are also excited about their new water table.

The Kindergarten class is learning about sorting in math. They are also learning about family in social studies.

The French Immersion Kindergarten class is learning songs in French. They are learning how to write their letters and how to count in French.

The grade one class is learning about patterns in math and made pattern necklaces. They had their first spelling test this week. They loved the theme day so much.

The grade two class is learning about time lines. They went on a trip to Colemans. They enjoyed the soccer games this week. They welcome, Madison Copp a new student to their class.

The grade three and four class is learning about Terry Fox. They are learning about patterns in math and birthdays in French. They went on a nutrition tour at Colemans last Friday. They really enjoyed their loot bags.

The grade five and six class had a great time on their field trip. They are very excited to welcome the new mini-reporters. The new grade five class is writing the newspaper articles and the grade six’s are acting as leaders. Great job everyone!

The junior high class are having a math test next week. They are busy preparing for the Skills Canada Intermediate Challenge in November. They are excited to explore new skill areas like job interview skills, workplace safety, job skill demonstration and prepared speech.

Coming Up

The Terry Fox walk is on September 30th. We are accepting open donations.

Vegetable orders are due October 1st.

The mini-reporters are celebrating IHMS birthday and enjoying awesome cupcakes. Got milk?