Weekly Update

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Happy long weekend to you!  Here is some information on what is coming up in the Grade 5 classroom…

Spelling Words – a lot, because, does, favourite, haven’t, people, quiet, receive, weather, whether

Peter Pan Musical – On Thursday we will spend some time at Chilliwack Cultural center watching Peter Pan!  Students will wear uniforms for this field trip.

Class Party on Friday – We are going to play some outdoor games & have some snacks.  Please feel free to send along a snack to share.

Spring Sing – Please join us Monday, May 27th at 6:30 for the Spring Sing.  More information on what students are wearing etc. will be coming this week.

Save the Date – On Monday, June 10th we will be heading to the Britannia Mine Museum in Squamish.  We would love for parents to join us – it is a fantastic day!  A field trip form will be coming home soon!

Upcoming Dates:

 

Monday, May 20th – Victoria Day

Thursday, May 23rd – Peter Pan Musical

Monday, May 27th – Spring Sing

Wednesday, May 29th – Knight’s Day

Monday, June 10th – Britannia Mine Museum Field Trip

Friday, June 14th – Grade 4 – 6 Sports Day, 12:00 dismissal

Monday, June 17th – Cultus Lake Waterpark

Wednesday, June 19th – Last Day of School, reports cards & noon dismissal

 


Immigration Interview & Poetry Books

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Immigration Interviews

In our social study unit, we are learning more about immigration. While we research about different people groups who came to Canada over the years, we also collected questions to conduct an interview with someone who immigrated to Canada individually.

That’s where your support comes in. In the coming week the students will get a question sheet that will help them to interview someone who immigrated to Canada themselves. This person can be a family member, a neighbour, a church member, or whoever you know and is available to answer around 8-10 questions. The interview can be done in person or over the phone or whatever way the person is best reached. The interview needs to be done before May 23rd. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to email me at mellis@highroadacademy.com

Poetry Books

I am in the process of publishing a book of poetry that our class has written this year.  Each student will receive one book, with an option to order additional books.  I am planning to place the order this weekend and would like to know if anyone is interested in purchasing an additional book.  They are approximately $8 each.  Please email me at pgoosen@highroadacademy.com by Friday if you are interested in any additional poetry books.


Weekly Update

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Happy Friday to you!  I hope you are enjoying the beautiful sunshine today!  The kids tell me it’s supposed to be a record breaker today…we shall see!

Here are a few things coming up this week…

PLANT PICK UP TODAY!  If you ordered plants from our plant sale then please get them in the lobby after school.

Crazy Hat Day on Tuesday – wear your uniform AND the craziest hat you can find!

Pro D Day on Friday– no school

No spelling list as we have a short week.

Upcoming Dates:

Tuesday, March 14th – Crazy Hat Day

Friday, May 17th – Pro D Day

Monday, May 20th – Victoria Day

Thursday, May 23rd – Peter Pan Musical

Monday, May 27th – Spring Sing

Wednesday, May 29th – Knight’s Day

Have a lovely weekend!


Rube Goldberg Videos

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At long last, here are the videos of our Rube Goldberg Machines!  Well done, Grade 5!  Your hard work paid off…they are awesome!



Weekly Update

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Happy Sunday to you all!  I hope you had a wonderful weekend and were able to enjoy the sunshine today!

It was great to connect with many of you this week and talk about your child’s progress.  If you didn’t get a chance to come in but would still like to, please send me an email and we will set up an appointment time.

We had a WONDERFUL track meet on Thursday!  The weather was a little bit chilly but the student’s didn’t seem to mind!  I was so proud of all of the Highroad Academy students that were there.  They showed sportsmanship, positive attitudes, and Christlike character.  Well done!  I am putting together a video to show the kids this week and will post it on the blog once they have seen it.

Here are a few things coming up…

BMV – this was handed out last week and is updated on our blog.  BMV is tested on Wednesdays.

Spelling – this is the last week of words from our regular spelling book.  We will then start working on words that are commonly misspelled by intermediate students.  For this week, though, the words are:  circle, division, absence, deceived, appearance, weird, nation, minute, automobile, source

Rube Goldberg – Students finished their Rube Goldberg Machines this week and we had our judge, high school Science teacher Mrs. Johnsrude, come in to watch their presentations.  The students did an amazing job, worked hard, and built very creative machines!  They learned A LOT through this project, and should be very proud of themselves.

Upcoming Dates:

Friday, May 17th – Pro D Day

Monday, May 20th – Victoria Day

Thursday, May 23rd – Peter Pan Musical

Monday, May 27th – Spring Sing

Wednesday, May 29th – Knight’s Day

 

Here are some pictures from this week…

 

 



Rube Goldberg Projects

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On Wednesday at 10:30 the students will be presenting their Rube Goldberg projects.  We have a wonderful judge, high school Science teacher Mrs. Johnsrude, who will come and see the students projects in action.  We would LOVE for you to join us!  Please feel free to come by on Wednesday after recess!


Weekly Update

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I hope you had a wonderful weekend!

Service Day Tomorrow – Tomorrow morning at 9:00 we will start baking for the Cyrus center.  PLEASE remember to bring your muffin ingredients!  Thank you to all of the parents who are able to help us.  I appreciate it!

Track Meet on Thursday – We are excited about the upcoming track meet at Bear Creek Park this Thursday.  This event happens rain or shine, so please pack enough clothing in the event that the weather is cool or rainy.  A form will be coming home on Monday with a list of what students need to bring with them on Thursday. The bus needs to leave at 7:00 so please have your child at school just before 7:00.  We have enough room on the bus for students and teachers.  If parents would like to join us then they will need to take their own vehicle.  We look forward to a wonderful day on Thursday!

No Spelling or BMV This Week

No School on Friday & P/T Interviews – Interim reports go home this Wednesday.  If you would like to set up an appointment then please email me at pgoosen@highroadacademy.com.  I have slots available between 1:00 – 6:00 pm on Friday afternoon.

Have a great week!


Muffin Recipes Needed

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We are making muffins for The Cyrus Center on Monday and I am looking for some easy, tried and true muffin recipes to be sent to school tomorrow.

Students will be getting into baking groups and diving out recipe ingredients to bring on Monday.  The will write the ingredients they are to bring in their planners…so please check them this weekend!

Thank you to the parents who emailed and are able to help!  We would love to have you join us at 9:00 Monday morning and we will get started right away.

Have a great evening!

Mrs. Goosen