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Week 28 – Online Learning Continues

2020-04-05T14:42:12-03:00April 5th, 2020|

It has been a busy week full of change and learning opportunities. Thank you to the families who continued to partner with GCS during this time! Please note that we have changed the schedule for this week.  Students will still have Math and Language Arts every day, but we have streamlined the schedule to [...]

Week 27 – First Full Week of Online Education

2020-03-29T19:06:23-03:00March 29th, 2020|

It has been quite the adventure at GCS this past week. We’ve had to transition to online education through Seesaw, and I’m proud of how everyone has taken on that challenge. I also want to thank all the families who have continued to partner with us at GCS through this time.  Each week, I [...]

Week 25 – Winter Carnival Week

2020-03-08T22:57:10-03:00March 8th, 2020|

It’s Winter Carnival Week at GCS and we have planned a number of fun theme days and activities.  Please take note of the following announcements: Winter Carnival Theme Days: Students are encouraged to come dressed for theme days but to honour our school dress-code of- Clean, Neat & Appropriate. Monday’s theme day is PJ [...]

Week 24 – Skiing and Skating Week

2020-03-02T09:13:55-04:00March 1st, 2020|

Another busy week ahead with skiing and skating for the grade fives. Please take note of the following announcements:  Spelling Tests As we look ahead to the second half of the school year and plan to cover course content, we will proceed with this change. Each Friday, students write a weekly spelling test to [...]

Week 23 – Heritage Fair Projects Begin

2020-02-23T17:51:30-04:00February 23rd, 2020|

Another 4-day week this week with a PD day this Friday. Students have begun work on a large research project in their Genius Hour class with Mrs. Jelley, and I’m excited to see them challenge themselves. Please take note of the following announcements:  Skating Days This winter, elementary students will each be going skating [...]

Week 22 – Ski Season

2020-02-17T19:25:30-04:00February 17th, 2020|

Thank-you for continuing to partner with us at GCS. Students had the opportunity to go skating last week and will have the opportunity to go skiing this week. Please take note of the following announcements: Classroom Supplies As the school year progresses we are sincerely grateful for the support of families in providing materials [...]

Week 21 – Love of Reading Week

2020-02-09T15:40:36-04:00February 9th, 2020|

Thank-you for continuing to partner with us at GCS.  With the third quarter ahead of us, we are gearing up for some exciting learning opportunities.  We will kick this semester off with Love Of Reading Week. Please take note of the following announcements: Classroom Supplies As the school year progresses we are sincerely grateful [...]

Week 20 – The Half Way Mark

2020-02-02T18:29:18-04:00February 2nd, 2020|

Third quarter already!? It has been a pleasure seeing how each of the Grade Five students have grown over the past few months. I can only imagine how that will continue into the second half of our year. With report cards going home this week, please take note of the following announcements:  Report Cards: [...]

Week 19 – Last Week of Second Quarter

2020-01-26T17:49:05-04:00January 26th, 2020|

Rain in January! I’m not sure if I approve. Anyways, this is our last week of 2nd quarter, which means report cards are right around the corner. Take note of the following announcements below.  Supplies Request The grade 5 classroom is running low on our supply of tissue boxes for students to use. Thank [...]

Week 18 – Almost Half Way There

2020-01-19T12:11:57-04:00January 19th, 2020|

With yet another winter storm blowing through I pray you are keeping safe and warm. Please take note of the following announcements.  PD Day, Weather Permitting As indicated on our online school year calendar, we currently have a scheduled Professional Development Day Friday, January 31st. However, if school is cancelled throughout that week, this [...]