Monday, May 29, 2017

The Grade 5's & 6's have had a great time learning about Art from Mrs. Petkau this year. Her creative ideas have been a lot of fun for the class.

We have been using the outdoor classroom while enjoying the beautiful weather.

We have been creating our Canadian projects to display at the Spring Concert. Please make sure you look for them when you're here that evening!

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The Grade 5 & 6 class had a great time making Mother's Day gifts last week! I hope all of the mothers had a great weekend.

The class has been learning about the fruit of the spirit. Today we discussed kindness and the positive effects it has on us. 

In Math we have been looking at shapes, specifically quadrilaterals. We have been measuring the area, perimeter and volume.

Monday, May 1, 2017

The Grade 5 & 6's have been working in literature circles. Some students are reading Because of Winn Dixie, while others are reading Bud, Not Buddy.

We are reading Galatians and learning about the fruit of the Spirit being love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. 

Students presented their research projects on the explorer they chose. They had the opportunity to evaluate each other during this time.

Students played spelling games together as a class in preparation for their test on Friday. 


Monday, April 17, 2017

The Grade 5 & 6 class have been creating brochures. They were able to choose any location they desired to research and advertise.

Students are finishing up their Explorer Research projects. They are creating a word document that they will be presenting to the class.

Both the Grade 5 & 6's are currently learning about fractions in Math class. The Grade 6 class is also using ratios to compare quantities.

We have been looking at parts of the book of John this month as we have been celebrating Passover and Easter.

Friday, March 24, 2017

The grade 5/6 class were involved in a track and field meet last week at the University of Manitoba. 



This week we had Country Week at our school. Students had the opportunity to learn about the culture, history, language, art, geography, music, foods, games, animals and sports found in Chile. They very much enjoyed their experiences this week!

In support of Epilepsy & Seizure awareness, the students participated in a Purple Day Bunny Hop this morning. Thank you to all of the families who donated to the cause.


Enjoy the time you have with your friends and family during Spring Break! School begins again on April 3rd.

Monday, February 27, 2017

We have been learning about Black History this month. Students have been learning about the Underground Railroad and how Canada was often the destination of slaves who had run away.

During I Love to Read Month some students brought in a book from home to read to the class. Students had the opportunity to be read to by a number of different people including a Global News anchor.


We have been discussing compassion and the role it has in our lives. The compassion that Jesus had for us and that we now show for others.

The grade 5's are solving problems using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
The grade 6's are beginning to learn about measuring angles.

Our class trip to Camp Arnes last week went very well. Students had a great time, learned many outdoor skills, and bonded with their classmates in the time they spent at camp.

Reminders:
Movie Night is this Thursday.
There is No School this Friday.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The grade 5's & 6's are learning about climate change in class. We are discussing the causes, implications and what we can do to make a difference. They have created beautiful art work depicting what they've learned related to this.



Students are learning about Early European Colonization. We are discussing the Vikings, French, English and Spanish explorers and the impact they had on the First Nations Peoples.

In Art class with Mrs. Petkau, the class is creating a mural for the hallway.


Reminder: Movie Night will be held on March 2nd, not February 2nd.
There is no school on February 3rd.