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.
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.
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.