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Grade 6 – Update and tasks for March 1-3

2021-03-01T11:39:28-04:00March 1st, 2021|

Hello GCS Grade 6 families, I hope you are all doing well with our current change of circumstance.  I am thankful we have the technology to continue to learn during this time. If you haven't already, I would encourage you to read Mrs. MacNeill's update email sent around 11 am this morning. Grade 6 [...]

Week of March 1st in Grade 6

2021-02-26T11:21:26-04:00February 26th, 2021|

Dear GCS Grade 6 Families, Wow!  A 2 day week for students!  Thank you to all families for being patient with weather-related delays and cancellations. In Math this week, we finished our graphing unit.  We will move on to our next unit, Geometry, next week. In Social Studies this week, students explored different news [...]

Week of February 22nd in Grade 6

2021-02-20T09:49:47-04:00February 20th, 2021|

Dear GCS Grade 6 Families, Thank you for another great (short) week of school! In Math this week, we continued with our graphing unit.  We are almost finished!  Students worked on how to draw scale drawings on Friday. In Social Studies this week, we started to discuss different forms of news media.  We’re going [...]

Week of February 16th in Grade 6

2021-02-12T15:18:34-04:00February 12th, 2021|

Dear GCS Grade 6 Families, Thank you for another great week of school! In Math this week, we continued with our graphing unit.  Students learned about line graphs and circle graphs.  Students will have time to review these concepts next week. In Social Studies this week, we finished our Government Scrapbooks!  The students put [...]

Week of February 8th in Grade 6

2021-02-05T09:04:47-04:00February 5th, 2021|

Dear GCS Grade 6 Families, We officially started quarter 3 this week!  Thank you to all parents for your investment in your child’s learning in the first two quarters.   In Math this week, we continued with our graphing unit.  Students learned how to read bar graphs and draw bar graphs. In Social Studies this [...]

Week of February 2nd in Grade 6

2021-01-29T15:18:26-04:00January 29th, 2021|

Dear GCS Grade 6 Families, We’ve reached the end of quarter 2!  Congratulations to all the Grade 6 students for completing half of their year! In Math this week, we started our new unit on graphing.  Students learned about pictographs and bar graphs. In Social Studies this week, we started to work on the [...]

Week of January 25th in Grade 6

2021-01-22T15:16:55-04:00January 22nd, 2021|

Dear GCS Grade 6 Families, This week we continued our study of percentages in Math class.  We are almost finished with our percentages unit!  Students must study to prepare for our challenging test this upcoming Wednesday.   In Social Studies, we are continuing with creating our government scrapbook.  Students this week will submit their research [...]

Week of January 18th in Grade 6

2021-01-15T15:46:41-04:00January 15th, 2021|

Dear GCS Grade 6 Families, We had another full week of learning! This week we continued our study of percentages in Math class.  The concepts are becoming more challenging every day, but students are working hard at understanding.  It will be important for students to be able to ask questions of parents at home [...]

Week of January 11th – News from Grade 6

2021-01-08T15:36:08-04:00January 8th, 2021|

Dear GCS Grade 6 Families, It is great to be back in school!   Thank you for your patience this past Friday and during the rest of the winter season as we deal with weather-related delays and cancellations.  This week we continued our study of percentages in Math class.  Students wrote a test this past [...]

Happy New Year 2021

2021-01-03T10:37:27-04:00January 3rd, 2021|

Hello GCS Grade 6 Families, Happy New Year! Classes will resume for students tomorrow, January 4th at 8:45 am.  I am looking forward to seeing all of the grade 6 students! Please refer to the email sent out yesterday regarding health protocols.  This will be a good reminder for all of us after our [...]

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