Dear GCS Grade 6 Family,

What a short week!

This long weekend you can expect your children to be finishing their major Social Studies project on a World War Two topic.

Costumes for the Christmas Presentation-November 16 

All students in grades 1-6 will need some type of clothing to complete their costume for filming. The grade six class will be dressed as the shoppers at the mall. Your child will need a dark pant, a red, white or green top and dark shoes. If you have extra things such as Christmas clothing accessories like hats, ties, socks, etc. please bring them as well.  Please have your child bring these items to school for November 16. Please label each item so it can be returned to you. If you have any questions or concerns please email Thanks!

Usborne Literacy Fair 

It is time once again for our Annual Usborne Literacy Fair.  This event has typically allowed our school library and classrooms to receive hundreds of dollars worth of books for free.  The fair will be running throughout this week into parent-teacher conferences.  Please be looking for a further announcement that will provide more details for placing your order.

My School Management

 Each family has access to GCS’s online school management system (MSM) at  Logging into it will allow parents to view upcoming assignments, tuition balances, student grades (in select courses in elementary), and view quarterly report cards this year.  If you do not know your login information, you can visit the previous link and click “having problems logging in”, enter your email address, and the system will send you instructions on resetting your password; this will work even if you have not logged into MSM before.  Report cards will be published ONLY in My School Management this year, so you must log in to your account in order to view them.   We suggest that you ensure that you can log in well before the report card day on November 19.  If you have any login problems, please email Mr. Ellis ( for more assistance.

Important Dates:

Parent-Teacher Interviews – November 19th

Below is a list of assignments and assessments for the upcoming week:


Daily Math homework (checked on Thursdays)

Major WW2 Assignment – Monday, November 16th

Language Arts: Summary of 1 article from “Tales of Animals in War” for Monday, November 16th

French: Re-do quiz, Page 28 for Tuesday, November 17th


French Quiz Numbers 10-39 – Tuesday, November 17th

Math Test #4 – Wednesday, November 18th

Language Arts Verb Quiz – Wednesday, November 18th

Spelling Quiz #9 -Thursday, November 19th

Have a great weekend!

Mr. Olsen