October 4th

Homework:

·         ELA – Healthy Minerals (Stile)

 

Today:

·         Students received Bibles at our Bible celebration led by Mme Cey.

·         We went to Phys. Ed. with M. Nadon.

·         Students completed a research activity about healthy minerals in ELA.

·         We discussed, took notes and answered questions about the Mohs’ scale of mineral hardness.

 

Reminders:

·         Class pictures are Thursday

·         The class is presenting a Thanksgiving liturgy Friday at 2pm.  Parents are welcome to attend.

·         There is no school Monday and Tuesday.

 

Have a great evening!

M. Boyer

 

October 3rd

Dear parents,

Today:

·         We finished some work in French.

·         We read a new selection in ELA and learned about the compare and contrast writing style.

·         Students went to Arts. Ed. with M. Mitchell and Phys. Ed. with M. Nadon.

·         We created our own customized versions of the Canada Food Guide online.

·         We led visualization activities with the grade 1 class.

·         The students each brought home a paper grocery bag to fill with non-perishable donations for the FCC food drive.

 

Reminders:

·         Our Bible celebration is tomorrow at 10:30 in the music room.

·         School pictures are Thursday.

·         The class is presenting a Thanksgiving liturgy Friday at 2:00.

·         There is no school Monday or Tuesday of next week.

 

Have a great evening!

M. Boyer

September 30th

Dear parents,

Homework: 

·         If possible, students are to complete all outstanding activities within the Numbers strand in Mathletics.

 

Today:

·         We recognized the harmful effects of residential schools by participating in Orange Shirt Day.  Elder Gerry Stonechild spoke to the students about his experiences in a residential school.

·         We started an English writing assignment and watched some videos about how to brainstorm and plan writing.

·         We worked on completing some outstanding work on Stile and Mathletics.

o   Stile is a learning management portal that I discovered at a conference a few years ago.  We are using it because it has many practical and instructional benefits that will enhance the learning in our classroom.  We are still doing many handwritten activities throughout the week as well.  If you have any questions about Stile, please be sure to let me know.

·         We participated in the school’s Terry Fox run this afternoon.

 

Reminders:

·         School photos are Thursday.

·         The students will be receiving their own Bibles at a celebration on Tuesday.  The celebration starts at 10:30 am and all parents are welcome to attend.  Students are welcome to bring a snack for the class.

·         Our class will be leading the Thanksgiving celebration on Friday at 2:00 pm. Parents are invited to attend.

 

Have a great weekend!

M. Boyer

September 30th

Dear parents,

Today:

·         The class travelled to the Agriculture in the Classroom farm where they learned about the different foods produced in Saskatchewan such as pulse crops, honey, wheat, canola, chick peas, beef, and cheese.

·         We learned more about Louis Riel through a classroom discussion, video and questions.

·         The students had Phys. Ed with M. Nadon.

 

Invitation:

·         The grade 4 students will be receiving a Bible during a celebration hosted by our religious education consultant, Bernadette Cey.  The celebration will take place on Tuesday, October 4th at 10:30 PM in the music room.  All parents are invited to attend.  Students may bring a snack for the class.

 

Important dates:

·         Tomorrow is the Terry Fox event and Orange Shirt Day.  A First Nations elder will be speaking with the students in the morning

·         School photos are on October 6th.

·         The students will be presenting our Thanksgiving celebration on Friday, October 7th at 2:00 pm.

 

Have a great evening!

M. Boyer

 

September 26th

Dear parents,

Today:

·         We had our Monday morning assembly.  Mme Phipps gave a mini-lesson on visualization for Reading Buddies.

·         We did reading and writing centres and Benchmarking.

·         The students went to Phys. Ed. with M. Nadon and Arts Ed. with M. Mitchell.

·         We started exploring our ideas regarding nutrition during Wellness.

·         We worked on some outstanding work in Sciences naturelles.

 

IMPORTANT:

·         Friday’s email stated that the cross country meet was Wednesday.  The meet is on Tuesday.

·         A note was sent home about our upcoming trip to the Agriculture in the Classroom farm.  Please return the permission slip as soon as possible.

 

Have a great evening!

M. Boyer

September 23rd

Today:

·         We finished and corrected a number of assignments that we had started in the past week or two.  Some students have odds and ends to finish up yet. Students will go to study hall next week to complete their work. 

·         We sang French songs with the Grade 1 classes.

·         We continued Benchmarking.

·         We pitched our Genius Hour ideas to M. Boyer and began researching our projects.

 

Next week:

·         QSP is extended until Monday.

·         Cross Country meet Wednesday at 4 p.m.

·         Hot Lunch is Thursday

·         Friday – Orange shirt day for awareness of the impacts of residential schools. A First Nations elder will visit.  Terry Fox Run in the afternoon.

 

Have a great weekend! 

M. Boyer

 

 

September 22nd

Dear parents,

Today:

·         We continued benchmarking the students during reading centres.

·         Students practiced their place value skills with Mathletics.

·         We worked on French vocabulary, reading and dictionary skills.

·         We discussed the differences between rocks and minerals, took notes and took photos of different mineral samples.

·         We learned French songs to sing with the grade 1 students and started preparing for our Bible celebration.

 

Tomorrow

·         Rider day:  Wear green to show your Rider pride!

 

Have a great evening!

Clayton

September 14th

Dear parents:

Today:

·         We have begun Benchmarking our students to determine their current reading level.

·         Students worked on number sense in Math.

·         We continued to work on our Louis Riel lesson in Sciences humaines.

·         Students had Arts. Ed. with M. Mitchell and Phys. Ed. with M. Nadon

·         We joined Mme Forrest’s class to discuss Dot Day. We’ll be doing some classroom activities with Mme Forrest’s class tomorrow.  For more information go to http://www.thedotclub.org/dotday/

 

 

Tomorrow:

·         Dot Day:  Please dress in dots if possible.

 

Reminder:

·         I will be away Friday at a Saskatchewan Teacher’s Federation forum.

 

Have a great evening!

M. Boyer

September 9th

Today:

·         We attended mass at St. Joseph’s church.

·         We finished up work that we started this week.

·         We sang traditional French songs with Mme King’s grade 1 class.

·         We started brainstorming our Genius Hour projects with Mme Forrest’s class.

 

Next week:

·         No school Monday.

·         Meet the Teacher BBQ Tuesday at 5:00pm.

·         I will be away on Friday for the Saskatchewan Teacher’s Federation President’s Forum in Saskatoon.

 

Homework: 

·         Genius Hour brainstorming worksheet due Friday.

 

Have a great weekend!

M. Boyer