|Stars of the Week|
Congratulations to Bethany Whelan and William Goodridge who won a gold medal in the Wind Turbine Category at the Intermediate Skills Challenge in Mount Pearl.
Congratulations to the Lego Robotics team who won first place in the First Lego League Robot Award last weekend. They received a plaque to go on the wall. Members of the team are: MacKenzie Brothers, Vanessa Ford, Douglas MacKenzie, Nathan Anderson, Maria Reynolds, Hannah Sparkes, Katerina Hamann, Claire Reynolds, Zubia Mahmood, and Patrick Davis.
Congratulations to all our students who competed in the Skills Challenge. We took part in Lego Robotics, Wind Turbine, Prepared Speech, Job Demonstration, Job Interview, IT Network Scavenger Hunt, Graphic Design, and TV Video Production.
From The Classrooms
The junior kindergarten classes are doing Christmas crafts and making presents for their parents. Student nurses Vicki Jennings, Tanya Hume, Joshua Penney and Mike Reid completed their work placement on Wednesday.
Mlle. Wight’s Kindergarten French Immersion class is learning about families in social studies and they are happy to have a class Christmas tree.
Ms. Morrall’s Kindergarten English class is currently learning about Advent in class. They are having fun decorating their class with Christmas decorations. Student nurses Michael Hinks and Jessica Strowbridge did a presentation with the class on playground safety.
Ms. Dwyer’s Kindergarten English class is learning the letter “n” and they are making a winter mural.
Mme. Perez-Diaz’s grade one French Immersion class did a lot of painting this week. They are starting addition in math and also did Christmas crafts.
Mrs. George’s grade one English class had their first Advent celebration and lit the first candle on the Advent wreath. They wrote friendly letters to Santa and they were excited to have Debbie Marks come in and read to them.
Ms. Park’s grade two class made reindeer crafts this week. In science they had a race to see which liquid (water, ketchup, and vegetable oil) flows faster. In math they created number problems. In social studies they are learning about goods and services.
Ms. Bennett’s grade three and four class just started a new read-aloud called “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”. It’s very funny so far. They are learning about birthdays and celebrations in French class.
Mrs. McCarthy’s grade five and six class is doing an assignement in science about living things. They had a quiz this week. In math they are doing decimal work in their workbooks. In religion they have learned about the changes in our mass.
Mr. Hancock’s junior high and level 1 class had a great time in St. John’s. The grade 8 and 9’s are finishing a novel study on “The Pearl”. The grade 7’s are making a movie about healthy eating. You may have seen them filming kids eating healthy.