Dear Parents,

Thank you very much for helping with our Christmas concert by providing black clothes for your children. We look forward to seeing it online in the future. A huge thank you for all the shoe boxes brought in with supplies for children in need. Thanks to the generosity of GCS families, we filled 130 shoe boxes! Wow! This week we will be learning about even and odd numbers, measuring in centimetres, telling time to the hour, syllables, symbolic Canadian animals: beavers and moose, and many special sounds.

Homework: This week students were sent home with a penmanship page, sight words sheet, and Canadian Coins identification worksheet. They will also be preparing for Friday’s spelling test.

Tests: Students will have a Math test on Monday, Phonics test on Wednesday, and Spelling test on Friday.

Christmas Outreach Project

Thank you so much to the families who have already brought in supplies to bless the seniors in our community. As we prepare to celebrate the Christmas season, GCS is so thankful to have an opportunity to bless others in our community.  This year, we will once again give back to the residents living at Prince Edward Home by collaboratively purchasing gifts for them to open on Christmas morning.

The Prince Edward Home is home to 120 residents, and collaboratively we can bless each one of them this Christmas season.  Each class is being asked to purchase specific items. The Grade 1 class has been asked to bring in lip balm, Chapstick, lipstick, nail polish, manicure sets.

In addition to these items, any GCS student can also purchase the following items: body wash kits, shampoo kits, scarves, decorative pillows, throws/blankets, jewelry, and/or vouchers/gift cards for Tim’s, McDonalds, or Pat & The Elephant. All residents can use toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, and moisturizing lotions. Please note that we understand not every family may be able to participate. This outreach is not intended to put financial pressure on families who may already be stretched during the Christmas season.

Important Dates

Tuesday, Nov. 23 – School Picture Retakes

Looking forward to a full week!

Miss Kennedy