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I think that everyone in the classroom is on the same page…we are looking forward to spring break!  The class has worked so hard at staying focused these last few weeks, even though they are getting tired and needing a break!  We have a few things coming up this week so please read on!

No Spelling or BMV this week.

Talent Show Auditions on Monday – These will take place after school tomorrow.

Pancake Breakfast this Friday!

Spring Break is coming up, which means it’s time for a pancake breakfast! The intermediate teachers are excited to host grades 4-6 for breakfast. This is always an awesome opportunity for community develop and fellowship. The pancake breakfast will take place on Friday, March 15 and will be served before school between 8:00am-8:50am. Mrs. Moisen’s, Mrs. Goosen’s, and Ms. Froyland’s classroom will be open for cooking and an eating space for the students. Come early, get some fluffy pancakes, and celebrate with the department.

If you are interested and willing to come help out, we are looking for parents to come early and flip some pancakes. We also need parents who may have a griddle or chafing dishes that we can use! Please let us know if you are able to help out! It should be a great morning!

Silent Auction Baskets – $5 by Friday.

On Saturday, April 27th we are having our 40th Anniversary Gala.  During this gala we will be having a silent auction.  In this auction, each grade will be putting together a themed basket to be bid on.  Our grade is building a basket with a BEACH THEME.  We are asking each student to donate $5 towards this basket.  Money can be brought to the classroom teacher or paid at the office.  Please send money in by Friday, March 15th  Thank you for supporting our silent auction.

Upcoming Dates:

Friday, March 15th – Pancake breakfast

Saturday, March 16 – Sunday, March 31st – Spring Break

Monday, April 1st – School Resumes & Summer Uniform begins

Thursday, April 11th – Art Gala

Friday, April 19th – Good Friday (school closed)

Monday, April 22nd – Easter Monday (school closed)

Wednesday, April 24th – Knight’s Day

Saturday, April 27th – HRA 40th Anniversary Gala

Monday, April 29th – Service Day (more information to come)


Silent Auction Baskets

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Silent Auction Baskets

On Saturday, April 27th we are having our 40th Anniversary Gala.  During this gala we will be having a silent auction.  In this auction, each grade will be putting together a themed basket to be bid on.  Our grade is building a basket with a SPA DAY THEME.  We are asking each student to donate $5 towards this basket.  Money can be brought to the classroom teacher or paid at the office.  Please send money in by Friday, March 15th.   Thank you for supporting our silent auction.


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I hope you all are enjoying a wonderful weekend!  We only have two weeks of school until spring break!  We will be busy these next two weeks, wrapping up units in the classroom as well as enjoying other special events.  Read below to see what we have coming up!

Spelling Words:  paragraph, island, temperature, opinion, difference, yourself, recess, dictionary, mushroom, celery

Bake Sale this Tuesday

On March 5th, the primary department will be hosting a bake sale to support our school’s mission trip to Thailand.  The sale will be open before and after school in the foyer on March 5th.  Each item will be $1.  There will be individually packaged gluten-free items available. Thank you for supporting Team Thailand.

Math Mayhem this Tuesday – Come and join us in the gym this Tuesday from 6:30 – 8:00 pm for a fun evening of Math games.

Pancake Breakfast

Spring break is right around the corner!  To celebrate we are having a pancake breakfast for grades 4-6 on Friday, March 15th.  Breakfast will be served before school, between 8:00 – 8:50am in Mrs. Goosen, Ms. Froyland and Mrs. Moisin’s portables.  Come early, get some fluffy pancakes, and celebrate a with us.  *We are in need of some parent helpers and griddles.  If you are able to help, please email nmeyerhoff@highroadacademy.com

Art Gala & Talent Show

Thursday, April 11 from 6:30-8:00

Talent Show

Auditions are underway for the talent show portion of our Art Gala.  We have auditions taking place on Tuesday (singers) as well as some make up auditions taking place later in the week.  Teachers will notify your children of these dates and times.

There will be a teacher Judging panel on Monday, March 11 after school.  Mrs. Shinness will be releasing a list of those students who have made it through the first round of auditions to be eligible for this final panel audition.  For those students elected by the panel, they will be responsible to prepare for a Dress Rehearsal which will be held during school on Wednesday, April 10.  Students will need to be ready at this time if they would like to perform on the 11th.

Reception

PARENTS, WE ARE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO HELP PLAN, DECORATE, AND RUN THE RECEPTION DURING OUR ART GALA.  THIS WILL NOT INTERFERE WITH OUR TALENT SHOW!!  We would like different parent committees working with:

  • DECORATING and SET UP (This would take place the morning of the Art Gala)
  • HELP DURING THE GALA  (rotate different parents)
  • CLEAN UP (after the Gala)

WE ARE CELEBRATING OUR 40TH ANNIVERSARY AT HIGHROAD AND WOULD LOVE TO MAKE THIS A SPECIAL RECEPTION!!

PLEASE LET YOUR HOMEROOM TEACHERS KNOW IF YOU CAN HELP WITH ANY PART OF THE RECEPTION. IF YOU HAVE ANY FURTHER QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT MISS WARDEN (jwardent@highroadacademy.com)

Genius Hour – We have two more weeks of Genius Hour until spring break.  After the break we will be using our Genius Hour time to focus on a Science Project.  Genius Hour will resume once our Rube Goldberg Machines are complete.

Upcoming Dates:

Tuesday, March 5th – Math Mayhem

Friday, March 15th – Pancake breakfast

Saturday, March 16 – Sunday, March 31st – Spring Break

Monday, April 1st – School Resumes & Summer Uniform begins

Thursday, April 11th – Art Gala

Friday, April 19th – Good Friday (school closed)

Monday, April 22nd – Easter Monday (school closed)

Wednesday, April 24th – Knight’s Day

Saturday, April 27th – HRA 40th Anniversary Gala

Monday, April 29th – Service Day (more information to come)


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We have come to the end of another great week!  The kids were very hopeful on Tuesday when it was snowing all day…but alas, no snow day!  Here are a few things coming up!

Skating on Monday!  We will leave just after lunch and return to school at the end of the day.

Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday!  Students can wear a pink shirt (or as close to pink as they can find) and casual pants on Wednesday.

Spelling Words – doubt, motion, snooze, crawl, wound, design, mention, assist, confession, emotion

Book Fair February 26th – 28th  This takes place in the lobby and is open from 8:30 – 9:00 and after school from 3:00 – 3:45.

Bake Sale  – On March 5th, the primary department will be hosting a bake sale to support our school’s mission trip to Thailand.  The sale will be open before and after school in the foyer on March 5th.  Each item will be $1.  There will be individually packaged gluten-free items available. Thank you for supporting Team Thailand.

Upcoming Dates:

Monday, February 25th – Skating

Tuesday, February 26th – 28th – Scholastic Book Fair

Wednesday, February 27th – Pink Shirt Day

Friday, March 1st – Knight’s Day


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I hope you have all had a wonderful long weekend!  Here are a few things coming up over the next couple of weeks…

Final Week to Shrink Wrap Mr. Morris! – Mr. Morris has a challenge for the Highroad community. If we can raise $5000.00 for the beautification project between Feb 1-22, he will volunteer to be shrink wrapped to the red post at the front of the school during the morning greeting time on Friday, Feb. 22. Donation cut off is this Thursday, Feb. 21 at midnight. You can donate at the school office, or online (highroadacademy.com/product/donate) to this excellent cause of seeing our Principal ‘hang around’ the morning of the 22!

Spelling Words – course, behaviour, behave, ability, stopped, belief, believe, condition, examine, examination

Lion, Witch & Wardrobe Play on Friday – On Friday afternoon from 1-3 we get to go watch the dress rehearsal of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, performed by the High school Drama Club. It is a long play and we have been informed that it might go a bit over the set timing. If you don’t see us in the classroom at the end of the day, we will be in the chapel.

Book Fair February 26th – 28th  This takes place in the lobby and is open from 8:30 – 9:00 and after school from 3:00 – 3:45.

Bake Sale  – On March 5th, the primary department will be hosting a bake sale to support our school’s mission trip to Thailand.  The sale will be open before and after school in the foyer on March 5th.  Each item will be $1.  There will be individually packaged gluten-free items available. Thank you for supporting Team Thailand.

Upcoming Dates:

Monday, February 25th – Skating

Tuesday, February 26th – 28th – Scholastic Book Fair

Wednesday, February 27th – Pink Shirt Day

Friday, March 1st – Knight’s Day



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I hope you are all enjoying this sunny and cold weekend!  We have a few things coming up this week so please read below.  I also have quite a few pictures of things we have been doing these last few weeks…enjoy!

Chilly Weather – The weather is quite chilly and we encourage your child to dress warmly as we often still go outside for recess.  Please bring lots of layers and I would encourage the girls to wear pants.  Thank you!

Skating Tomorrow – We look forward to skating tomorrow afternoon.  It is casual dress!  Please remember to bring skates and helmet (if you have them) and dress warmly!  Our skating time is from 1 – 2 and we would love for parents to join us!

Thursday is Red/Pink/White Day & Hot Lunch

Pro D Day on Friday & Family Day on Monday, February 18th

BMV – This will be coming home tomorrow and we will test on Thursday, February 14th.  Below is the verse they will work on this week:

Ephesians 2:4-5

But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy,

made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions—it is by grace you have been saved.

No Spelling This Week

Valentine’s Day on Thursday – below is a class list for those students who wish to hand out cards.

Lily, Keira, Aria, Mica, Jonah, Ottilia, Liam, Leia, Daniel, Haylie, Judah, Avrie, AJ, Karina, Daisy, Xander, Emma, Audrina, Anthony, Jaylin, Abigail

Let’s Shrink Wrap Mr. Morris!

Mr. Morris has a challenge for the Highroad community. If we can raise $5000.00 for the beautification project between Feb 1-22, he will volunteer to be shrink wrapped to the red post at the front of the school during the morning greeting time on Friday, Feb. 22. Donation cut off is Thursday, Feb. 21 at midnight. You can donate at the school office, or online (highroadacademy.com/product/donate) to this excellent cause of seeing our Principal ‘hang around’ the morning of the 22!

Upcoming Dates:

Monday, February 11th – Skating

Thursday, February 14th – Red, white & pink day

Friday, February 15th – Pro D Day

Monday, February 18th – Family Day

Monday, February 25th – Skating

Wednesday, February 27th – Pink Shirt Day

Here are some pictures for you to enjoy!

   



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We had a great week this week!  Here are some things coming up…

Full Dress Cancelled Next Week:  The weather forecast is calling for some chilly weather next week so we are cancelling full dress uniform on Wednesday.

Spelling S1:  impossible, total, certain, serious, local, opposite, a lot, constant, handy, natural

Student Led Devotions:  Starting next week, students will take turns leading morning devotions.  Students will get the devotional sheet the week before they present.  I ask that they read it aloud several times to help them with their presentation.  Attached will be a reflection sheet that they will need to complete before they lead their devotions. Thank you for helping your child prepare to lead devotions.

Skating Forms:  Please hand these in by Monday.

Let’s Shrink Wrap Mr. Morris!

Mr. Morris has a challenge for the Highroad community. If we can raise $5000.00 for the beautification project between Feb 1-22, he will volunteer to be shrink wrapped to the red post at the front of the school during the morning greeting time on Friday, Feb. 22. Donation cut off is Thursday, Feb. 21 at midnight. You can donate at the school office, or online (highroadacademy.com/product/donate) to this excellent cause of seeing our Principal ‘hang around’ the morning of the 22!

Upcoming Dates:

Monday, February 11th – Skating

Thursday, February 14th – Red, white & pink day

Friday, February 15th – Pro D Day

Monday, February 18th – Family Day

Monday, February 25th – Skating

Wednesday, February 27th – Pink Shirt Day