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Week 3 – A Look Ahead

2020-09-19T18:25:10-03:00September 19th, 2020|

The grade five students have quickly returned to a regular school day routine and have embarrassed the new expectations and procedures well. Last week students took a variety of CAT’s (Canadian Achievement Tests) in Mathematics and Language Arts and worked through each of them diligently. On Friday, students learned about who Terry Fox was [...]

A Great First Week

2020-09-13T09:45:46-03:00September 13th, 2020|

A Great Start It has been such a wonderful first couple days back in school. I’m excited to see how the Grade 5 students learn and grow together as the year progresses. Please take note of the following announcements for this week, and don’t forget to subscribe to this weekly blog post to stay [...]

Welcome to Grade 5

2020-09-03T11:50:01-03:00September 3rd, 2020|

Welcome Back! I am super excited to meet all the new Grade Five students! Students are expected to arrive at the school by 8:35am to be ready for the new class start time of 8:45am. The Grade Five learning studio is in room 308 at the end of the elementary hallway on the right.  [...]

IMPORTANT: Supply Drop-Off/Pick-Up and Report Cards

2020-06-16T19:29:21-03:00June 16th, 2020|

Hello GCS Grade 5 Family! Thank you to everyone who booked a time slot to come to the school to drop-off/pick-up supplies to finish the school year.  If you have not signed up, I have sent you an email with some available times you may book directly with me.  I will see you on [...]

Week 36 – The Final Push

2020-05-31T10:54:55-03:00May 31st, 2020|

It goes without saying that this year has been an interesting one to say the least. Although education for GCS took a dramatic change through COVID-19, I have been blown away with how well everyone has done to continue education online. I am proud of the efforts contributed this year and have thoroughly appreciated [...]

Week 35 – Just 10 More School Days

2020-05-24T14:49:28-03:00May 24th, 2020|

Poetry, Geometry, Physics, and more. Students will be learning about the World Wars. Only two weeks left to give it your best! A few more assignments, then you can rest.  This week’s schedule: Monday Math: Pages 243-244 Language Arts: What is Narrative Poetry? Check Seesaw Activities Gym: Remember to start recording your daily physical [...]

Week 34 – Only 3 full Weeks of School Remain

2020-05-18T16:09:22-03:00May 18th, 2020|

I hope you’ve all had a wonderful long-weekend. As mentioned in an email last week from Mr. Biech, June 5th will be the last day of online classes. With only three weeks left of the school year I am proud of all my students and grateful to the families who continue to partner with [...]

Week 33 – We’re on the Home Stretch

2020-05-10T16:10:24-03:00May 10th, 2020|

First of all, Happy Mother’s Day to all the Moms and Grandmothers!  This week will be another short week with a 4-day long weekend. No online classes this Friday or the following Monday.  Here is this week’s schedule: Monday Math: Pages 229-230 Language Arts: What is foreshadowing? Students will learn what foreshadowing is in [...]

Week 32 – Online Until the End

2020-05-03T13:35:22-03:00May 3rd, 2020|

Now that we are into May, the end of the school year is quickly approaching. As Mr. Biech mentioned in an email to families, education on PEI will continue to be done in an online setting for the remainder of the school year. More information regarding the end of the school year will follow. [...]

Week 31 – Online Education Continues

2020-04-26T11:46:00-03:00April 26th, 2020|

As we start into this next week I just want to recognize and thank all the families who have continued to partner with us at GCS through this challenging time. It’s been a blessing to see your children consistently participating on Seesaw and Google Classroom. Before we look at the week’s schedule there is [...]

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