By: Jacob Bursey, Clare Coleman, Rebecca Janes, Rosemary Owolabi
We would like to welcome everyone back from Christmas holidays. Happy New Year, everyone!
Before the break our school enjoyed a skating part at the Corner Brook Civic Centre hosted by the Knights of Columbus. We had an hour of skating and a snack afterwards. We would like to thank the Knights of Columbus for donating the ice time and snacks. Everyone had a great time!
Jamie Robertson (left) and Katy Hancock (right) enjoy some practice skating at the school skating event before the Christmas holidays. The skating party was hosted by the Knights of Columbus.
We would like to welcome Ms. Jennifer Matthews to our school staff. Ms. Matthews will be directing our school choirs during Mr. Graham’s absence.
We would like to congratulate our school winners in the Knights of Columbus “Keep Christ in Christmas” Colouring Contest. The kindergarten winners are: Charlea Boyd-Martyn, first place; Noah Cassell, second place; Addison MacArthur, third place; in grade one the winners are MacKayla Reddy, first place; Jaabili Kollipara, second place; Allie Lovell, third place; in grade two Logan McCarthy, first place; Meteghan Kane, second place; Willow Boland, third place; and in grade three the winners are Daniel Osmond, in first place; Ben Griffin, second place; and Sarah Buckingham, third place. We would also like to thank the Knights of Columbus for hosting this colouring contest again this year.
Winners in the Knights of Columbus "Keep Christ in Christmas Colouring Contest" include (back): Logan McCarthy, Daniel Osmond, Ben Griffin, Willow Boland, Meteghan Kane, and Sarah Buckingham; (front): Noah Cassell, Addison MacArthur, Charlea Boyd-Martyn, MacKayla Reddy, Allie Lovell, and Jaabili Kollipara.
Stars of the Week
Congratulations to Landon Harvieux who won a colouring contest over the Christmas break.
Congratulations to Arista White who has received notification that her poem was selected to be printed in a publication called by Young Writers called “The Heart of Solstice” and her poem is being considered for an award to be announced this June.
The junior kindergarten classes are learning about New Years and making resolutions for their classroom.
Mrs. Hodder’s Kindergarten English class is learning about what the New Year means. They are also completing Heritage posters. They are working on the letter “m”.
Mme. Baugé’s Kindergarten French Immersion class is learning the letter “j” like “Janvier” and are discovering how Fireworks are made.
Mrs. George’s grade one English class is writing about their resolutions and doing some New Year’s crafts. They would like to congratulate Makayla for placing first in the Knights of Columbus Keep Christ in Christmas Colouring Contest.
Mme. Ryan’s grade one French Immersion class is excited to be back to school. They had a lot of fun sharing their stories and toys. They have been using manipulatives to estimate for addition and subtraction. They have been talking about winter vocabulary and doing winter activities.
Ms. Kane’s grade two English class is excited and happy to have Isaiah Coleman re-joining their class. The students are excited to share information about their Christmas vacations.
Mme. Howlett’s grade two French Immersion class had a wonderful break and are ready to get back to work and learning. In the next few weeks they are going to be working on their French vocabulary and building their math skills.
Mme. Moss’ grade three, four, five and six French Immersion class is working on a poetry unit in French. The class is glad to be back to school after the Christmas break.
Mrs. Bishop’s grade three class is finishing their Heritage Places Posters this week. They were surprised to see how their plants grew over the Christmas break. They are having a show and tell on Friday where the students will have an opportunity to share something exciting that they received over Christmas.
Mrs. Passmoor’s grade four class is excited to be starting their cross country skiing program next week. The students are preparing for their in class Scripps Spelling Bee next week!
Mrs. McCarthy’s grade five and six class is excited to be back with their classmates after the Christmas break. Everyone enjoyed their holidays. The students are preparing for the in class Scripps Spelling Bee next week.
Mr. Drew Nadon’s junior high to level three class is busy preparing for their midterm exams. The Brazilian students are in the last month of their exchange program in Canada.
Intermediate and senior high exams begin on January 20, 2017.