Monday, June 18, 2018

Grade 5/6 New's Article - Lion's Roar (8/6/18)

By:  Candace Johannesen, Molly George, Reyd Ward and Rebecca Janes
Last Sunday students received their First Holy Communion at All Hallows. We would like to thank Mrs. George, Mrs. Coleman, and Father Terry for helping to prepare the students and making it a memorable and special day for students and their families. Students who received first Holy Communion included: Cameron Bishop. Angelina Burton, Isac Burton, Sylvia Burton, Megan Cohrane, Teresa Coleman, Katy Hancock, Edward Kelly, Ethan Lahey, Joel Lyver, Madeline Murphy, Jacob Youden, Makayla Reddy, and Mikka Ochoa.
On Monday our school hosted the annual school science fair. All classes participated with either class or individual projects.  Winners in our annual Science Fair included: Carter Bromley, Luke Coleman, Keira Clarke, Max Chrappa, Carly Johannesen, Leah Lainey, Alister MacDonnell, Israela Ngania, Gabriel Rowsell, and Brooke Watton.
The Kindergarten graduation ceremony was held in the school gym on Thursday evening. We would like to extend a special thank you to Mr. Graham for attending and accompanying the Kindergarten Choir and Mrs. Benyon Martinec who conducted. Mme. King and Mrs. Hodder would like to extend congratulations to all the graduates on a job well done.
Our students have been actively practicing for the musical this week. We would like to thank Mr. King who was also very busy this week preparing and building the set.
Our Level III graduation ceremony is being held tonight for our graduate, Jayson Griffin. The ceremony will include Mass at All Hallows at 5 pm followed by a barbecue and dance for students in grade seven to Level III.
We would like to wish a happy birthday today to Mrs. Coleman from our IHMS school family.
Today is Mrs. Kennedy’s last day at our school. We would like to wish her the best of luck in her new position and thank her for her 18 years at IHMS!
Stars of the Week
Congratulations to our students, Keira Clarke, Lauren Green, Molly MacDonnell, Alyssa Power, and Lily Smallwood, who performed in the Dance Studio West production “History Repeating”.
Congratulations to our students, Keira Clarke, Carly Johannesen, Candace Johannesen, Lily Smallwood, Grace Brake-Higgins, Israela Ngania, and Max Pittman, who performed in the Graham Academy’s production.
Class News
The junior kindergarten classes are  so proud of their classmates who performed with the Graham Academy and Atlantic Choir last week. They had a great time participating in the school science fair.
Mrs. Hodder’s Kindergarten English class is illustrating the effects of pollution on sea animals through the science fair activities. Mrs. Hodder would like to congratulate her 2018 graduating class on a job well done!
Mrs. George’s grade one English class really enjoyed the see the projects and participating in science fair on Monday. They are finishing their spelling tests and math for the year.
Mme. Ryan’s grade one and two French Immersion class has been learning about geometry. They did a shape scavenger hunt. They have been busy with their Father’s Day gifts. As the school year winds down they are more anxious for summer to come.
Ms. Cunning’s grade two English class enjoyed seeing all the wonderful experiments at the science fair. They are finishing their last unit in math on geometry. They are very busy, but looking forward to summer break!
Mme. Moss’ grade three, four, five and six French Immersion class is enjoying practicing for the musical. The grade three and four students are working on their last vocabulary unit on Canada. The grade five and sixes are wrapping up their science unit on matter.
Mrs. Bishop’s grade three class presented a science fair experiment on airplane drag. They loved making paper airplanes and flying them to test their hypothesis.
Ms. Guy’s grade four class is really excited to dive into their last vocabulary study on the theme of “Canada”. The students are working hard to prepare for the musical.
Mr. Ryley’s grade five class enjoyed their talking stick activity in social studies. They are preparing their STEM builds for the Spring Fling.
Mrs. McCarthy’s grade six class is working on congruent and non-congruent shapes. They are reading “Nokum is My Teacher” in language arts. In science they are learning about the five kingdoms.
Mr. Drew Nadon’s grade seven and eight class is attending the Level III graduation this evening. They would like to send a huge congratulations to our graduate, Jayson Griffin!
Mr. Hancock’s grade nine to level three class is busy preparing for the upcoming final exams. Everyone is excited about the graduation this evening.
Coming Up
The IHMS School Musical Brundibar will be performed on June 13th and 14th at 6:30 pm.

Agriculture Spring Fling June 18th.
Rudy George sings a special solo to begin the song "Un Canadien Errant" during the kindergarten graduation on Thursday evening.
Grade five student, Gabriel Rowsell, takes a shot during the carnival games hosted by the grade seven and eight students as part of their probability unit in math. 
Winners in our annual school Science Fair included: (Back L-R): Leah Lainey, Carly Johannesen, Max Chrappa, Luke Coleman, and Gabriel Rowsell; (Front L-R): Israela Ngania, Keira Clarke, Carter Bromley, Alister MacDonnell, and Brooke Watton.