Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Day 1 – Volume of Rectangular Prisms

Today, in math, we reviewed how to calculate the surface area of a rectangular prism. Students then learned how to find the volume of rectangular prisms. Students who did not complete this in class are asked to complete p. 88 – 89 of the MMS 6 practice book for homework.

In today’s novel study on Tuck Everlasting, we discussed Chapters 9 & 10 as a class. Students have been assigned to complete Chapters 11 & 12 and the responses on p. 37 – 38. This work is due tomorrow.

For our inquiry unit, Where we are in place and time, students continued working on their first line of inquiry ‘First Peoples and their interaction with the environment’ through the lens of causation. They worked on recording their research in jot note form in their graphic organiser. Students will have one more school day to complete their research. They will need their devices all week. On Thursday they will need access to their own POWTOON account.

Students are reminded to bring in their Crawford Lake trip form by tomorrow.

We spent some time preparing for our Christmas concert performance.

At the end of the day we attended the JK – Grade 2 Christmas concert performance.

Grade 6s attended French and gym class today.

Our Very First Book Fair is Under Way – Yee-Haw!

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

There are many exciting books, posters, bookmarks, pens and pencils, etc. to choose from!

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

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

Keep an eye out for more information here on your teacher’s blog, on Facebook, and on the Library blog: https://libraryatsja.blogspot.ca/

Student Council Fundraiser

Personalized Ornaments for the holidays!

Price $6 for one, if more than one purchased the price becomes $5 each! 

Cash only payments please. 

Homework and Reminders

·        Tuesday, December 12th

o   MMS 6 p. 88 - 89

o   Novel Study: Read Chapter 11 & 12 of Tuck Everlasting and complete the responses on p. 37 – 38 for tomorrow

o   Return and pay for trip to Crawford Lake by Wednesday, December 13th

o    JK – Grade 2 Christmas Concert at 2 pm and 7 pm, Bake Sale in the evening, Book Fair continues in the evening

·        Wednesday, December 13th  - Crawford trip form and payment are due

·        Monday, December 18th Grade 6s on trip to Crawford Lake

·        Tuesday, December 19th Casual Day

·        Wednesday, December 20th – Grade 3 – Grade 8 Christmas Concert at 2 pm and 7 pm, Bake sale

·        Thursday, December 21st – Spirit Day: Christmas Dress Up Day (Green, Red, White)

·        Friday, December 22nd – No School!
Wednesday, January 10th – Back to School

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