May 23

Zoo Field Trip

Our field trip to the Greater Vancouver Zoo is tomorrow, May 24. We will leave around 9:50 and arrive at about 10:30.

Make sure to bring a lunch that students can take in their backpack and a rain coat in case it rains. Students should wear casual clothes.

May 16

Mission Briefing

Hello Agents,

We have Jeans day on Wednesday, a field trip to the blue heron reserve on Thursday, and a Pro D on Friday. I hope everyone enjoys their long weekend!

  • Spelling: Follow the link to spelling city for list N8. Our test will be on May 25.
  • Writing: We are learning  how to create a plot in a story.
  • Reading: We are learning to infer from observations.
  • Math: We are learning fractions.
  • Social Studies: We will be learning about Inuit hunting and survival.
  • Science: We will about ecosystems.
  • Art: We will learn to create perspective and distance with lines.
  • Bible: We will continue our Bible scavenger hunt.

Upcoming Events

  • May 18 Jeans Day
  • May 19 Blue Heron Reserve Field Trip
  • May 20 PD – no school
  • May 23 Victoria Day
  • May 24 Zoo Field Trip
May 11

Mission Briefing

 

Hello Agents,

Next Saturday is Movie Night – Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs at 5:30 and National Treasure at 7:30! With the $5 admission, you can support our fundraiser for a green house in the school garden.

*Update*

All students Grade 6 and under will need a parent (or adult) to attend with them as this is not a drop off event. Doors open 5:30pm and the movie is from 6-7:30pm. We will have snacks such as candy, chips, juice boxes, pop etc. for sale at the concession to raise money for our Greenhouse Project!

We are having a field trip to the zoo on May 24. We need parent volunteers to lead small groups of students, and we can get 1 chaperone free for every 3 students. Just make sure to have your up to date criminal record check in with the office and your own transportation. Permission slips have been sent out.

  • Spelling: There will be no list this week. We will focus on spelling rules.
  • Writing: We are learning  how to create a plot in a story.
  • Reading: We are learning to infer from observations.
  • Math: We are learning to solve equations.
  • Social Studies: We will be learning about animals and plants that the Inuit use.
  • Science: We will about soil and particles.
  • Art: We will learn to create perspective and distance with lines.
  • Bible: We will continue our Bible scavenger hunt.

Upcoming Events

  • May 18 Jeans Day
  • May 19 Blue Heron Reserve Field Trip
  • May 20 PD – no school
  • May 23 Victoria Day
  • May 24 Zoo Field Trip
May 2

Mission Briefing

Hello Agents,

Superhero/Star Wars Day is this Wednesday!  Dress up like a super hero you know or just make one up. No weapons please.

  • Spelling: Follow the link to spelling city for list N7. Our test will be on May 9.
  • Writing: We are learning  how to create a plot in a story.
  • Reading: We are learning to find clues for inferences in dialogue.
  • Math: We are learning to find and create patterns with shapes.
  • Social Studies: We will begin learning about animals and plants that the Inuit use.
  • Science: We will learn how heat is transferred through convection.
  • Art: We will do a Mother’s Day project.
  • Bible: We will continue our Bible scavenger hunt.

Upcoming Events

  • May 4  Superhero/Star Wars Dress Up Day  *no weapons (even lightsabers)*
  • May 18 Jeans Day
  • May 20 PD – no school
  • May 23 Victoria Day
April 25

Mission Briefing

Hello Agents,

It was a lot of fun to see everyone’s costumes last week. I look forward to Superhero Day!

Our interim reports go out this week, and since it is a short week, we will not have a spelling list.

  • Spelling: No list this week.
  • Writing: We are learning how to plan and describe a character for our stories.
  • Reading: We are learning to use clues to make inferences about what characters are thinking.
  • Math: We are learning to divide by identifying sets, items divided into sets, and how many items are in each set.
  • Social Studies: We are learning about the Inuit.
  • Science: We are reviewing how heat is transferred through convection.
  • Art: We will continue to learn how to sketch contours.
  • Bible: We will begin Bible scavenger hunts.

Upcoming Events

  • April 28 Interims go home
  • April 29 Pro D, no school
  • May 4 Superhero Day 

April 19

Mission Briefing

Hello Agents,

Storybook Character Day is Wednesday, so make sure to dress up like a storybook character! We will continue working on the spelling list from last week.

  • Spelling: Follow the link to spelling city for list N6. Our test will be on April 25.
  • Writing: We are learning about story elements and how to create our own stories from the structure of others.
  • Reading: We are learning to use clues to make inferences about what is happening in a story.
  • Math: We are learning to divide by identifying sets, items divided into sets, and how many items are in each set.
  • Social Studies: We will begin learning about the Inuit.
  • Science: We will learn how heat is transferred through convection.
  • Art: We will learn how to sketch contours.
  • Bible: We will review our lessons in Christian Character.

Upcoming Events

  • April 20 Storybook character day (dress up like a storybook character)
  • April 29 Pro D, no school
April 11

Mission Briefing

Hello Agents,

I hope everyone is enjoying the arrival of spring and looking forward to Easter. Since it is a short week, we will stretch out spelling and have the test the Monday after next.

  • Spelling: Follow the link to spelling city for list N6. Our test will be on April 25.
  • Writing: We are learning about story elements and how to create our own stories from the structure of others.
  • Reading: We are learning to use clues to make inferences about what is happening in a story.
  • Math: We are learning to divide by identifying sets, items divided into sets, and how many items are in each set.
  • Social Studies: We are learning about the Sto:lo culture.
  • Science: We will learn how insulators and conductors can inhibit or increase the transfer of energy.
  • Art: We will create Easter art.
  • Bible: We will learn the importance of sharing with others.

Upcoming Events

  • April 13 Pay to wear casual clothes day and hot lunch– fundraiser for the Guatemala mission trip
  • April 15-18 Easter Weekend, no school
  • April 20 Storybook character day (dress up like a storybook character)
  • April 29 Pro D, no school
April 4

Mission Briefing

Hello Agents,

Welcome back everyone! We have have some great projects lined up as we learn to write stories, divide, and experiment with thermal energy.

  • Spelling: Follow the link to spelling city for list N5. Our test will be on April 11.
  • Writing: We will learn to write stories from our imagination.
  • Reading: We will learn to use clues to make inferences about what is happening in a story.
  • Math: We are learning to divide by identifying sets, items divided into sets, and how many items are in each set.
  • Social Studies: We are learning about the Sto:lo culture.
  • Science: We will learn about thermal energy and how heat can be transferred.
  • Art: We will draw a hot air balloon, creating volume with lines.
  • Bible: We will learn the importance of being thankful.

Upcoming Events

  • April 13 Pay to wear casual clothes day – fundraiser for the Guatemala mission trip
  • April 15-18 Easter Weekend, no school
  • April 20 Storybook character day (dress up like a storybook character)
March 14

Mission Briefing

Hello Agents,

Only one week left before spring break. Hopefully we can recover our sleep schedule enough to get our creative minds into making our animal presentations. I have been impressed with all the hard work students have put into their research.

  • Spelling: We will skip the spelling list this week and focus on spelling rules.
  • Writing: We are working on comparison writing.
  • Reading: We are learning to question and wonder in a way that deepens our understanding of what we read.
  • Math: We will work on memorizing multiplication facts and start learning about division.
  • Social Studies: We are learning about the Sto:lo culture.
  • Science: We will write animal reports and make presentations.
  • Art: We will paint a landscape.
  • Bible: We will learn the importance of saying sorry.

Upcoming Events

  • March 17 St. Patrick’s Day – students can wear green casual clothes
  • March 18 Guatemala Donut fundraiser – $2 donut fundraiser
  • March 19 Spring Break
March 7

Mission Briefing

Hello Agents,

We have some fun activities coming up soon. The field trip is Thursday, and next we have our wear green day and the donut fundraiser for Guatemala.

The Elementary department is doing $2 donut fundraiser for the school in Guatemala. On Friday, March 18, students can bring $2 to their teacher and at lunch they will receive a glazed donut from Safeway bakery. We have ordered enough for each student to have one donut if they wish.

  • Spelling: Follow the link to spelling city for list N3. Our test will be on March 14.
  • Writing: We learning to write comparison essays of animals.
  • Reading: We are learning to question and wonder in a way that deepens our understanding of what we read.
  • Math: We learning to organize and compare data.
  • Social Studies: We are learning about the Sto:lo culture.
  • Science: We are classifying different forms of life by their characteristics and understanding their role in the ecosystem.
  • Art: We are learning how to create a piece of pie with lines and shapes.
  • Bible: We will learn the importance of saying sorry.

Upcoming Events

  • March 10 Swimming Field Trip
  • March 17 St. Patrick’s Day – students can wear green casual clothes
  • March 18 Guatemala Donut fundraiser
  • March 19 Spring Break