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Pioneer Feast in SK

The SKs have already had their Thanksgiving dinner – Pioneer style! Heather, Paula and the children gathered in the gym to feast by candlelight yesterday. The table was set with all the trimmings. The children have been learning all about Pioneers in Social Studies and the feast was such a fun way to bring their…

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Skating on a Hot Day

Our Grade 1-3 skating classes got off to a great start last Friday. It was strange going off on the school bus to skate on such a boiling hot day! The weather definitely felt more seasonal today. For the next several Friday mornings, we will be heading to Forest Hill Arena to work on our…

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Fairy Tale Fun in SK

The SKs have had an amazing time working their way through their Fairy Tale unit. Paula and Heather have weaved just about every cross-curricular activity they could into this fun and collaborative week! From baking porridge for Goldilocks, building rafts for The Billy Goats gruff in Science, baking gingerbread like The Little Red Hen and…

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Persuasive Writing & Symmetry in SK

The SKs, in keeping with their impressive work all year, learned about Symmetry in their math enquiry unit and Persuasive Writing in Language Arts this week. I happened to stop by with a tour while they were working on their assignments. They were so happy to share all their crazy Christmas Crab facts! Make sure to…

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SKs at the Zoo

The SKs had an amazing trip to the Zoo on Wednesday. The weather was perfect and everyone was so excited to be going! The children came back full of tales about their favourite moments and animals. They also came back very tired (we had more than one sleeper on the bus on the way home)!…

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SK Outside

The SKs spend lots of time outside when the weather allows. This week it was time for a signs of spring scavenger hunt. The children headed out with clipboards and magnifying glasses in hand. They made their way through the neighbourhood, spent time in Marie and Don’s garden and checked out the school grounds. They…

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Ending Blends in SK

The SK’s have progressed to working on end blends in their phonics program. This week they focussed on the SK and ST sounds in words like ‘mask’, ask’, ‘desk’, ‘cost’ and ‘nest’. Whiteboards and rice trays are great tools for practise. The children are working on their word lists for their Spell Well on Tuesday.  

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SK Teddy Bear Picnic

The SK’s were given the homework assignment of interviewing their teddy bears this week. Questions included; how many blocks high is your bear and what does your teddy bear like to play? The kids loved this activity and it evolved into plans for a Teddy Bear’s Picnic. The picnic was planned for the warmer weather this afternoon but the SKs were…

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SK Heads Outside

Michelle M & I took the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful spring weather with the SKs for Outdoor Education this week. We spent 45 minutes working collaboratively in small groups, illustrating with chalk. This was an unstructured, totally free choice activity for the kids. Their creations included; aliens, space vehicles, cars, pets, houses and a…

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The SKs Love Canada

The SKs love their social studies units and the latest one, Our Canadian Heritage, is one of their favourites. The children did some lovely drawings of our Canadian symbols, including the Parliament Buildings, the Northern Lights and The Mounties. They also had to do some writing about what they love best about Canada – the results…

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