September 27

Mission Briefing

Hello Agents,

We have been doing experiments, writing, and creating here in Grade 6. I hope everyone is excited to report what they are learning.

Specifically this week, we are spending some time learning about aboriginal issues in preparation for Truth and Reconciliation Day on Friday.

Upcoming Events

September 29 Orange Shirt Day – wear casual clothes with an orange shirt to show your support for Truth & Reconciliation.

September 30 Truth & Reconciliation – no school

October 7  Pro D- no school

October 10 Thanksgiving – no school

October 21 Pro D – no school

October 26 Fall Colours Day – wear casual clothes with fall colours

 

 

September 13

Mission Briefing

Hello Agents,

I have had a lot of fun with everyone this last week, and I look forward to some exciting learning projects. I especially enjoyed seeing the cookie creations, the catapult designs, and the way students learned to be mindful of what they are experiencing in the moment.

This week we will be learning about inflation, the scientific method, and how to write personal stories.

We have picture day the 13th, and Parent Welcome Night is coming up on the 19th.

Reminders

Make sure to bring your gym strip for PE.

Complete the chromebook permission online.

September 6

Welcome Agents!

Welcome to Grade 6, a year of learning, challenging ourselves to grow, and finding joy in understanding life. I am here to make sure students have everything they need to grow into the person they want to be, to understand themselves and find their purpose in our community.

As we begin the year, we will start by organizing our tools and materials so that we know where everything belongs and how to find it.

School supplies: 

Please label all student supplies. In addition to labeling supplies, please unpack all materials and help your child organize themselves as much as possible before the first day of class. The first few days back are very exciting, having school supplies ready to go helps support students as they organize their new lockers and desks eliminating a degree of chaos for your child in the classroom.

See the blog for an example of how students will organize supplies this year.

Organizing School Supplies

Classroom Location:

Your child will be in Portable 6 located beside the library.

Entering and Exiting the Portable:

The student will enter through the East facing door. This will allow students to wash their hands upon entering the classroom and then organize their personal items in the locker area. Students generally exit the classroom through the East door.

If you happen to stop in to visit us, please knock on the WEST facing door.

On Tuesday morning we will be entering through the EAST facing door, there will be a sign to direct you where to go in case you aren’t sure! You are welcome to escort your child to the portable but will be unable to enter the classroom at this time.

Bell Times:

8:45 am Portable 6 will be open for your student to enter. Upon entering the classroom ALL students will first wash their hands, then proceed to prepare for the day.

8:55 am Class begins:  If a student comes late to school, please come directly to portable 6 and follow the morning routine (enter through a west-facing door). Wash hands first, then quietly prepare for the day.

2:55 pm Class dismissal: Students will line up outside and will await pick up.

*see class blog for daily schedule

Classroom Blog:

It is important to subscribe to the classroom blog to get updates and important information for the class.

May 30

Mission Briefing

Hello Agents,

For last weeks of school, we will have a class marketplace where students can buy and sell products they have made from simple materials like paper.

On June 3 at 1pm, we have Orphaned Owl Rehab bringing in some raptors to do a presentation with the class.

  • Spelling: Follow the link to spelling city for list O1. Our test will be on June 6.
  • Writing: We are learning  how to put a powerful story together with a hook, character development, and plot that transforms our thinking.
  • Reading: We are learning to transform our thinking.
  • Math: We are learning how use a clock and tell time.
  • Social Studies: We will be learning about Inuit shelter and transportation.
  • Science: We will continue learning about ecosystems.
  • Art: We will continue to work on our cherry blossom path.
  • Bible: We will continue our Bible scavenger hunt.

Upcoming Events

  • June 3 Orphaned Owl Rehab in-class presentation
  • June 6 Spring Showcase at 2pm
  • June 10 Elementary Fun Day
  • June 14 Bridal Falls Field Trip
  • June 17 Last day of school
May 26

Highroad Knights Basketball – Greenhouse Fundraiser

We are excited for our Greenhouse Fundraiser on Friday! We will have basketball games to watch as well as some interactive skills challenges for the younger ones between games. There will be pizza for sale as well as concession treats! Due to this even being outside of school hours, all students Grade 6 and under must either be accompanied by an adult or by a sibling/family friend Grade 9 or older. We hope to see you and your family there!

May 25

Mission Briefing

Hello Agents,

The field trips were great fun. Thank you to everyone who helped out!

  • Spelling: Follow the link to spelling city for list O1. Our test will be on June 6.
  • Writing: We are learning  how to put a powerful story together with a hook, character development, and plot that transforms our thinking.
  • Reading: We are learning to transform our thinking.
  • Math: We are learning fractions.
  • Social Studies: We will be learning about Inuit hunting and survival.
  • Science: We will continue learning about ecosystems.
  • Art: We will learn to create perspective and distance with lines.
  • Bible: We will continue our Bible scavenger hunt.

Upcoming Events

  • June 6 Spring Showcase at 2pm
  • June 10 Elementary Fun Day
  • June 14 Bridal Falls Field Trip
  • June 17 Last day of school
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