By: Angelina Burton, Charlotte Mercier, Cole Lyver, Luke Coleman, and Noah Colbourne
This week we celebrated Valentine’s Day with class parties and a valentine exchange. The student Leadership Council held a carnation sale. Flowers were delivered by Colemans and distributed on Valentine’s Day.
Friday is National Flag Day of Canada. Our whole school joined in a special assembly in our school gym and a singing of O’Canada in both official languages.
The junior kindergarten classes are exploring kindness and celebrating Valentine’s Day. They are looking forward to the 100th day of school next week!
Ms. Cornick’s Kindergarten class is starting word families this week and looking at C-V-C (consonant Vowel Consonant) words.
Mrs. George’s grade one English class is enjoying all their Valentine activities this week. They are comparing masses in math class. In religion they are making story cubes. They would like to wish Mary Jay a happy 7th birthday!
Mme. Ryan’s grade two and three French Immersion class collected items for our local food bank. They are very proud of their project and our school community for their generosity. They have also been working on measurement in math which has been a fun hands on learning class all week.
Ms. Bursey’s grade two English class is learning about movements of living things in science and learning to add more descriptive words in their sentences. In math, they are learning about measurement.
Mme. King’s grade four, five and six French Immersion class really enjoyed their visit with the students from St. Pierre last Friday. They enjoyed their presentations and cultural activities. This week they did Valentine’s Day activities. All classes enjoyed multiplication activities.
Ms. Williams’ grade three class learned about force and how force can be used to speed up, slow down, move, or change the shape of an object. In art and health, students created posters for “Say Yes to Friendship” poster contest as February is Violence Prevention Month.
Mrs. Hink’s grade four class is well underway with their speech writing for the Elementary Speak-Off. They have some very interesting topics and are learning a lot. In math they are having fun with multiplication.
Mr. Ryley’s grade five class is moving on to stage three of their STEM project. They worked very hard on writing speeches this week for the Elementary Speak-Off.
Mrs. McCarthy’s grade six class is enjoying writing speeches in language arts. They enjoyed their class Valentine’s Day party on Thursday.
Mr. Drew Nadon’s grade seven and eight class is continuing to work on their fraction unit. In social studies they are exploring life in the trenches during World War One.
Mr. Hancock’s grade nine to level three class welcomed six new Brazilian exchange students to their class and Georgia MacDonald. They are: Guilherme Araujo Rocha, Matson Viera Menezes, Ludmyla Matos Alencar, Mateus Chagas Cavalcante, Inglid Akla Rocha Silva, and Nicole Sthéfanne Monteiro de Araujo Lourenco. Biology 2201 students have started learning about genetics. Chemistry 2202 students are learning about solutions and concentration.
Grade one students, Mary Jay Cull and Nate Smallwood, hold the Canadian Flag proudly during the school's National Flag Day celebration on Friday.
French Immersion students, Robert Morrissey, Jamie White-Robertson, and Brooklyn Pittman present a slideshow about their city for the students visiting from St. Pierre last week.
Junior kindergarten students, Ben Oxford, Blake McMackin and Oliver Douglas, enjoy some time outside in the snow this week.