Hello Parents,

We have made it to third quarter and are so blessed and thankful to be in class with our students.  We start our third quarter with a very short week so there will be no formal assessments this week.  Students will be introduced to spelling list # 15, but will not be tested until February 12th.

Vocabulary Words:

Starting the week of February 15th, students will also have three vocabulary words along with their spelling list.  Students will be expected to know how to spell each word, know the definition, and how to use it in a sentence.  This starts in list # 16.

Parent-Teacher Interviews

The Parent-Teacher interviews for Elementary will be taking place on Thursday, Feb.4th, from 5:00-7:00PM. As much as I would love to be able to meet with each student’s parents, it is unfortunately not possible.  If I have not contacted you to request an interview, this means that I have no concerns regarding your child’s progress. As a parent, IF you have a concern about your child that you feel needs to be discussed in person, then you should schedule an interview. As stated in the e-mail that was sent out to all parents on Friday:
“Although GCS takes pride in the partnership between parents and teachers, due to COVID-19 required guidelines, we ask that parents only schedule conferences with teachers should there be something specific they need to discuss with those teachers.  Note that there are a very limited number of conference slots available for each teacher for in-person conferences (10 minute length).  If you wish to schedule a meeting with a teacher outside of these conference times, please contact the teacher directly to arrange a day/time.”

As always, please feel free to email me with any questions or concerns at jbarton@gcspei.ca.

Important Dates

  • Monday, February 1 – Turn-Around Day (No school)
  • Thursday, February 4 – Report Card Day and Parent-Teacher Conferences (5pm-7pm)
  • Friday – February 5 – Parent-Teacher Conferences (No school)
  • Monday, February 15 – Islander Day (No school)
  • Tuesday, February 16 – Friday, February 19 – Love of Reading Week
  • Monday, February 26 – PD Day (No school)

Enjoy your week!

Mrs. Barton