Friday, April 13, 2018

Good afternoon everyone!

I hope you had a wonderful night. We have added an item to our Arts’ Night pictures. We are asking that each student bring in a recent AND a childhood picture…it can be of any stage (baby, toddler, young child, etc.) Please send in all pictures no later than April 20th. Thank you in advance and I apologize for any inconvenience! Please send in the last page of report cards with your comments.

One group presenting their French play, 'Boucle D'or et la Trois Ours.'

SPRING FUNDRAISER!!!!! Our annual Spring Fundraiser is here!! This year our Spring Fundraiser will run next week, from Monday, April 16 to Friday, April 20. We are hoping to raise $12,000. All of the funds raised this year will go towards improving technology for our classrooms, such as tables, TVs, 3-D printers, and reading stations. Each day that week, we will host a different activity. For $2 on Monday, students can dress like a ‘Pirate.’ On Tuesday, enjoy a bag of popcorn for $2. Wednesday is Pancake Breakfast. Order 1 pancake for $2 or 3 pancakes for $5. Gluten-free pancakes are also available! 1 gluten-free pancake for $2.50 or 3 for $6.00. On Thursday, enjoy an ice cream sundae for $5. Sundaes include two scoops of vanilla OR chocolate ice cream with chocolate sauce. Add a banana or apple for $1. To wrap up the week we will be hosting a dance party for $5. For students who collect a minimum of $35, they will get to enjoy a morning or afternoon at Kidsport. Please use the pledge sheet provided and be sure to turn in on a daily basis! All pledges will be due on Thursday, April 19. Daily prizes for the most amount of money brought in are; bonus casual days, getting to sit at your teacher’s desk for a day, or shooting Mr. Foster with a Nerf gun. And let me tell you there are many Nurf gun options to choose from! School wide fundraising targets will allow students the opportunity to give Mr. Rozario a makeup lesson or water balloon their teachers. So, get out there SJA, and raise some money!!!!!

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. St. Jude's FC will be playing against the best REP teams around the area. Do not miss the opportunity to sign your child up to not only play against the best, but be coached by the best as well.  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!!

Upcoming Dates & Events

Monday, April 16-Friday, April 20 – Spring Fundraiser

Friday, April 20 – Earth Spirit Day – wear your Earth colours

Wednesday, April 25 – Gregg Le Rock concert & Casual Day

Thursday, April 26 – Spring Fundraiser trip to Kidsport for those students who raise a minimum of $35


Today we continued working on yesterdays lesson. We began by taking up the homework and then completing some worksheets involving changing a mixed number into an improper fraction and vice versa. A proper fraction is a fraction where the smaller number is the numerator and a bigger number is the denominator. For example, ½, 3/5, 5/8. An improper fraction is when the numerator has a bigger number and the denominator has a smaller number. For example, 12/7. A mixed number has both a whole number and a fraction. For example, 1 ¼. Please see below instructions on how to change mixed numbers into fractions and vice versa. I have handed out the same instructions to the students and they have placed it in their math duo tangs.

Please use the links below to watch the videos and assist with homework.


-Worksheets pg. 2 # 2, 3, 4
pg 3 # 3, 4, 7, 8
pg 4 # 3, 4, 7, 8
-Sign and return math test

Math Antics!


Today we completed our lesson #28 spelling test and had some quiet reading time.


-Frindle activity #3 due on Tuesday
-Sign and return spelling test #28 - wrong words written out 10 X


Today we played a weather, erosion, and deposition sorting game. Each group was given the 3 categories and then 16 cards with different information. Each group had to correctly place each information card under the proper heading. Each group did a great job. Then we had some time to explore some rock and mineral collections, as well as explore some books on rocks and minerals.

The link to the Jeopardy game!


-Pebbles due on Monday

Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition sorting game!

I hope you have a wonderful weekend!

Mrs. Hocevar J

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