Friday, November 24, 2017

Day 6 – Ambassador’s Tea Party


This morning, students worked to complete their Canadian regions landscape painting.

Once this was done, students worked on their science fair projects. Students should have completed their post construction sketch. Those who did not get that far did not go out for first recess today. This project will be prioritised this week as the science fair takes place next week, Thursday, November 30. Judging will be completed by 2:30 pm. At this time we welcome families to visit the school and see all the science fair projects from students in JK to Grade 8.


For our inquiry time today we had a tea party where the ambassadors from various developing countries met to discuss their country’s needs and to make possible social and trade connections with other countries. For some ambassadors it was their first time trying tea. They were risk takers when they did this. Some enjoyed it, but for others … it was not their cup of tea. The ambassadors used their country’s brochures to raise awareness of what their country has to offer and of some issues the country is experiencing.


In math we continued our data management unit. Students displayed data in tables, in bar graphs, and in pictographs. A few students need to complete and correct p. 101 – 103 of their MMS 7 books for homework if they did not get done in class.

Students attended French class today.

Our Very First Book Fair is Coming Soon – Yee-Haw!

“Saddle Up & Read” with the first Scholastic Book Fair at St. Jude’s Academy – December 7 to December 14

There will be lots of exciting books, posters, bookmarks, pens and pencils, etc. to choose from!

Proceeds will go to buying great new books for our library.

Students interested in being part of the Student Crew will be meeting tomorrow (Nov.21) at lunch.

More Parent Volunteers are also needed.  If you’d like to help out please contact Ms. Hayward at

Keep an eye out for more information here on your teacher’s blog, on Facebook, and on the Library blog:

Homework and Reminders

·        Math 7 Correct and complete p. 101 - 103

·        Tuesday, November 28th – Bake sale

·        Wednesday, November 29th   -Casual Day, Bake sale

·        Thursday, November 30th - Science Fair

·        Friday, December 1st - Term 1 Report Cards, OWA Graphs, and Math Graphs go home, Grade 6 Curling trip

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