Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Good afternoon everyone!

I hope you had a great night!

Bake Sale and Casual Day is tomorrow. Medieval Times trip is on Thursday – full school uniforms required. We will be leaving at 9:00 am sharp. Spirit week is happening the week of Monday, March 5 – Friday, March 9. Monday will be PJ Day, Tuesday will be Superhero/Princess Day, Wednesday will be Wacky Wednesday, Thursday will be Sports Day, and Friday will be St. Patrick’s Day Spirit.

A note from Ms. Dawn – Scholastic forms were sent home today. All orders will be due Friday, March 9. Payments can be made using Cheque or Parent Pay. Cash will not be accepted as a form of payment.

For Parent Pay please log on to parentpay.scholastic.ca/pay and enter the following credentials

Province - Ontario
City - Mississauga
School - St Judes Academy
Teacher - Dawn Goulart

A note from Oakwood – On Friday, March 29, Oakwood Academy will be holding A Silent Dance. A ‘Silent Dance’ is a dance in which students are given individual headphones where they can listen to various types of music while controlling the volume.  This dance is an amazing way to foster inclusion and provide an opportunity for everyone to participate in a school dance. It provides a sensory friendly environment for all students at both Oakwood and St. Jude’s.  Admission to the dance will be $15.00 cash and this will include a drink. Please send back permission form and the $15 cash no later than Monday, February 26. Please see letter sent home today for further information.

A note from Ms. Bancud regarding March lunch orders – March hot lunch payments are due this Friday.

A note about March Break Camp - Registration forms were sent home back in October. We have had many students sign up since then and especially the last few days. If you are interested in registering your child for our amazing March Break camp, please send in the completed registration form, along with the $20 one-time non-refundable deposit in order to secure your child's spot (this could be paid in cash or through fresh books). This year there are two options to chose from the first being lunch and two snacks provided or the second being send your own packed lunch and a discounted camp rate! We also have daily rates available. Please contact Ms. Smith bsmith@stjudesacademy.com for more details.
**Summer Camp forms have also been sent home!**

Upcoming Dates & Events

Wednesday, February 28 – Bake Sale and Casual Day

Thursday, March 1 – Medieval Times trip – full uniform required and we will at 9:00 AM sharp

Monday, March 5 – Pizza Party permission forms due

Thursday, March 8 – Geometry math test

Friday, March 9 – March hot lunch payments due, Medieval Times Summative due, pizza party & last day before March Break


Today we continued looking at constructing triangles, using given angle and side lengths.  

Key points to remember:

A polygon is a closed figure with 3 or more sides.

A quadrilateral is a type of polygon, but a quadrilateral has 4 sides.

3 types of triangles; an equilateral, isosceles, and scalene. An equilateral triangle has all 3 sides equal. An isosceles triangle has 2 equal sides, and a scalene triangle has no equal sides.


An acute angle is less than 90 degrees, a right angle is 90 degrees and makes an L. An obtuse angle is between 90 and 180 degrees. 180 degrees makes a straight line.

An acute triangle has angles less than 90 degrees, an obtuse triangle has angles greater than 90 degrees, and a right angle has one 90 degree angle.

A rectangle has 4 right angles, a parallelogram has 2 pairs of equal angles, and a kite has 1 pair of equal angles.

When looking at polygons, a regular polygon has all sides and all angles equal. For example a square and an equilateral triangle. An irregular polygon does not have any sides or angles that are equal. 


-MMS pg 43
-Geometry math test will take place on Thursday, March 8


Today we read chapter 7 of The Door In The Wall. In this chapter we follow Robin, Brother Luke, and John-Go-In-The-Wynd as they continue to journey to see Robin’s father. Ask me if they made it!


-Reading for 40 minutes


Today we continued building our castles. They turned out so good! Each group went above and beyond adding more detail then they were required to! Way to go Grade 4's!


-Medieval Times trip on Thursday – full uniform required and we will be leaving at 9:00 AM sharp
-UOI Summative due Friday, March 9 – rough copy work begins this Wednesday and good copies begin on Monday, March 5

Working on our castles!

Group 1!

Group 2!

Group 3!

I hope you have a wonderful night!

Mrs. Hocevar J

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