Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Good afternoon everyone!

I hope you had a great night! We had another fun filled spirit day! Our house game today involved a relay, where each team member had to dress in a dress, jacket, scarf, and shoes and run to the other member of the team. A shout out to Liliana who participated!

Happy Wacky Wednesday!

Go Liliana Go!!

Our fabulous TA's participating in the fun!

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Spirit week is happening next week (Monday, March 5 – Friday, March 9). Thursday will be Sports Day, and Friday will be St. Patrick’s Day Spirit.

St. Jude’s FC – A new and exciting soccer program has arrived at SJA. St. Jude’s FC is the official soccer academy affiliated with SJA, which is currently taking applicants for its inaugural season.  Please see flyer sent home for further information. If you are interested in joining, please fill out the flyer and send into Ms. Dawn. Let’s go St. Jude’s FC!!

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 and enter the following credentials

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

A note from Ms. Ross - February after care invoices have been sent out. They are due on Monday, March 19th. After this date late charges will apply. If a child’s after care invoice has not been paid in full by March 28th, then the report card will be held until payment has been received.  

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 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 for more details.
**Summer Camp forms have also been sent home!**

Upcoming Dates & Events

Thursday, March 8 – Geometry math test & Sports Day

Friday, March 9 – March hot lunch payments due, Medieval Times Summative due, pizza party, St. Patrick’s Day Spirit, & last day before March Break


Today we took up our math review. Please use this to study for the math test tomorrow.

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. 

A net is a figure that shows all the faces of a given solid. It is a 3-D shape.


-Geometry math test will take place tomorrow


Today we used our language period to work on our comics. We also completed a few language sheets on adjectives. Due to the house game this afternoon, we will meet with our reading buddies tomorrow.


-Complete 8 slides of your comic


Today we continued the good copy of our comic. Some students have chosen to use Story Board That, while others have decided to write it out.  Please ensure your child is aware of the login information for Story Board That. A kind reminder that all work is to be done in class unless otherwise stated.


-Finish 8 slides of your comic
-UOI Summative due Friday, March 9
-Bring in devices

I hope you have a wonderful night!

Mrs. Hocevar J

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