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Last Week of Grade 1

2022-06-12T18:37:37-03:00June 12th, 2022|

Dear Grade 1 Families, It is hard to believe that we are about to start the last week of school! Wow! What a lovely journey this year has been. It has been a joy to watch each student grow and learn so much this year. As the school year comes to an end, there [...]

Week of June 6, in Grade 1

2022-06-05T16:59:04-03:00June 5th, 2022|

Dear Grade 1 Families, We are down to two weeks! Wow! Time flies when you are having fun. We are looking forward to another great week as we spend time reviewing many concepts we have learned this year. We will also be learning a bit about perimeter, adding numbers in the hundreds, the 13 [...]

Week of May 30 in Grade 1

2022-05-29T18:36:32-03:00May 29th, 2022|

Dear Grade 1 Families, I hope you have been out enjoying the sunshine today. It’s hard to believe, but we only have 3 weeks left of school. As the end of the year approaches, there are many events and important dates to look out for, so please see the important dates at the bottom [...]

Week of May 24th in Grade 1

2022-05-23T18:44:19-03:00May 23rd, 2022|

Dear Grade 1 Families, We had another great week last week. Last week in Enrichment class, students were challenged to design and then build a marble maze in small groups. It’s been fun to watch their creativity and teamwork in action. We’ll be testing out their mazes this week. Students also practiced their spelling [...]

Week of May 16 in Grade 1

2022-05-15T17:07:57-03:00May 15th, 2022|

Dear Grade 1 Families, I hope you are enjoying the signs of spring! We had a really fun week with building nests from materials outside, doing STEM activities, and having our Teddy Bear Picnic. Mrs. MacNeill also had students experiment, hypothesize, and make observations about the boats each student made from recycles materials. What [...]

Week of May, 9 in Grade 1

2022-05-08T16:15:12-03:00May 8th, 2022|

Dear Grade 1 Parents, Happy Mother’s Day to all the great mothers out there. What a blessing to know that “He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart; he gently leads those that have young.” Isaiah 40:11. I hope you have been able to get out and enjoy [...]

Week of May 2 in Grade 1

2022-05-01T17:26:32-03:00May 1st, 2022|

Dear Grade 1 Families, This week we will be learning about contractions, identifying the moral of a story,  the province of Manitoba, writing a whole paragraph, and more. We look forward to another great week! Spelling Test: This week we will have our Spelling Test on Thursday. Homework: Students will be given one penmanship [...]

Week of April 25 in Grade 1

2022-04-24T19:04:25-03:00April 24th, 2022|

Dear Families, I’m looking forward to another week. This week we will learn about Ontario, adding five numbers together, and a few new special sounds. We will also start reviewing major concepts we’ve learned in language arts by beginning to review all the phonics sounds we’ve learned, the parts of speech, and story retelling. [...]

Week of April 19 in Grade 1

2022-04-18T11:09:29-03:00April 18th, 2022|

Dear Grade 1 Families, What a beautiful day to continue celebrating that He is risen! I hope you have had a great long weekend. This week we will be reviewing adding coins and interpreting clocks to the minute. These two concepts are often some of the hardest math concepts in Grade 1. Any additional [...]

Short Week of April 11

2022-04-10T18:21:57-03:00April 10th, 2022|

Dear Grade 1 Families, We had a great pizza party last Friday to celebrate our classes' Mathletics Challenge accomplishments. As we look to the week ahead and remember the price Jesus paid for us , I wish you and your families a wonderful Easter. It's hard to believe we are about to begin the [...]

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