Our class and individual photo day is scheduled for OCTOBER 4th.
Good luck to all of the students that are participating in the Holy Redeemer Rockets Logo contest. All submissions must be handed in on 8x11" paper by September 27th. Our school theme is Holy Redeemer rockets. Please be mindful of copyright laws on the internet.
Our class will vote on our class winner on September 28th. Our class winner will then go up against the other class winners and the top 3 will given to our parent council to select one winner. Winners of each classroom will receive a t-shirt. The winner for the school will receive a hoodie.
Homework will be handed out on Monday and will be do that Friday.
Have a wonderful weekend and Happy Fall
Great news, our class is now logged into Epic. That means your child can read and watch educational videos for free on any tablet or chromebook.
The steps are easy.
Log in Students to try Epic! in Class
Access Epic! from any Chromebook, iOS, or Android device
Step 1Go to www.getepic.com/students or you can download the Epic! app
Log in with our class code: gje7033
We had a wonderful first week! Students are getting into the swing of things and we have started getting to know each other. This week we will continue with our "All About Me" booklets and presenting them to the class.
We have started working on Numeration and place value in Math.
Don't forget to sign up for Pizza and Milk orders.
The Student Activity fee is due as well on line. Please see the school website or log into:
I hope you had a wonderful and relaxing summer! I am really excited to be back in the class and teaching junior students this year. Some of my students are in grade 5 and some in grade 6 in the afternoon. We have been working on getting to know each other activities and having fun at the same time.
If you have any questions about paperwork being sent home this week, please feel free to contact me at the school.
Our meet the teacher night is Thursday September 20th. You will find me in room 108.
Homework for the morning class will begin next week. Homework will always be sent home on Monday and is to be returned by the Friday. If the week is shortened, there will not be any homework sent home. Please let me know if your child finds the homework too difficult or time consuming. It is meant as an extra practise of skills already being taught in class during the week.
Enjoy the remainder of your week.
Thank you to all the parents for their patience and understanding as we continue to build our school yard.
Great skipping on Friday. I am so glad that all of the Grade 5 students participated at the same time.
The grade 5 students will be having a cumulative Math test this Thursday June 21st on Probability. A review booklet that was done in class that will be going home tonight to study for the test. Students will continue to work on their Probability game boards in class.
A continuation of poetry, grammar and literary devices will be the focus for the remainder of the term.
Track and Field has been postponed until Tuesday June 19th.
We will be moving on to Algebra next week.
Happy Mother's Day! I hope all the Mother's had a wonderful weekend.
Just a reminder to parents that this Thursday May 17th we will be at Algonquin College for our tour. We will be covering a lot of walking so please ensure your child is wearing comfortable shoes.
A special thanks to the parents that will be joining us.
As this is a short week due to the Professional Development Day on Friday there will not be any homework sent home.
The next Writing activity this month has a focus on Persuasive Writing. Students are to pick their topic and develop their arguments.
In Math we are continuing to cover Fractions which includes ordering and comparing, adding, subtracting, improper and mixed fractions, equivalent as well as changing fractions into decimals. We will have a Math Test on May 30th.
This afternoon we had a visit by our Superintendent, Mr. D'Amico. He saw our cool CAD was in full action. Please let your son or daughter continue to learn on the website https://RoomSketcher.com. I was so impressed with the detail that went into designing the rooms. Way to go, Grade 5's.
Just a reminder that this Friday the 13th, we will be having a culminating test on area and perimeter. Students will need to be able to find the area of a regular shape, an irregular shape, a shape with a missing piece, convert from mm up to km with and without decimals.
We will also be having our weekly Spelling test.