Good afternoon everyone!
I hope you had a wonderful night. Casual day is tomorrow. All library books that have been signed out are due tomorrow as well.
A reminder about Arts’ Night – next week we will be back and forth between SJA and The City Church. We are asking that all students be on time for school Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, as buses will leave promptly at 9:00 AM (Monday and Wednesday) and we have rehearsal at the school at 9:00 AM on Tuesday. Students are also asked to wear their costumes Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.
A note from Ms. Bancud - You are now able to order for June Lunches. The deadline for June lunches is Thursday, May 31st. After this date, our system closes and is unable to open for April ordering. Please make sure your child is under the correct grade.
All payments are due on Friday, June 8th, 2018.
All payments are due on Friday, June 8th, 2018.
This month's special is French Toast with Vanilla Cream and Syrup for $3.50, which will be available every Friday!
- There are two options to pay for lunches. Cash and Freshbooks.
- Shortly after completing your order, a Freshbooks invoice will be sent to your email.
- It may take one or two days to process your order to Freshbooks, so please be check your email diligently for the invoice.
- We no longer accept cheque as a method of payment.
If you have any questions concerning the Lunch Ordering site or Freshbooks, feel free to email me at
A note from Parent Guild – We will be hosting a ‘Year-End Play Date’ on Wednesday June 13 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The cost of the amazing play day is $20 and includes a barbecue, bouncy castles, face painting, Henna art, photo booth, obstacle course, games, and prizes. All of the proceeds raised will go towards ongoing fundraising efforts. All order forms are due Friday, June 1. What a great way to end an fantastic school year!
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!!
Summer Camp – Ms. Smith is now accepting registrations for summer camp. Registration forms have been sent home. Please see flyer below for more information or contact Ms. Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upcoming Dates & Events
Friday, May 25 – Casual Day & all library books are due
Wednesday, May 30 – Grade 3-8 Arts’ Night – afternoon (1:30PM) and evening (7:00PM) performance at The City Church
Friday, May 31 – SJA/TMA Inner School Spelling Bee Competition & June hot lunch orders due – payments due Friday, June 8.
Today we began by taking up the homework and reviewing the math test from last week. Our lesson today focused on tiling patterns, using different figures/shapes. Due to our busy schedule, we will be having our unit 10 math test on Tuesday, May 29. There were only three lessons that covered four topics so it will be a short test. A review will be completed in class tomorrow.
Key points to remember:
For three digit multiplication - 2 x 200 x 6. I can multiply 2 x 200 = 400 and then 400 x 6 = 2400 – remember to make it easy for yourself – multiply 4 x 6 = 24 then add the 2 zeros.
Algebra is a way to solve an equation where you are missing a part of the question. For example A x 5 = 45. All we do to solve this question is bring the 5 to the other side of the = sign. So, A = 45/5 = 9, so A = 9. We need to make sure we change the operation from x to / when we move the 5.
Graphing Patterns - Juanita is paid $6 an hour to mow lawns. For 2 hours she is paid $12, for 4 hours she is paid $24, for 6 hours she is paid $36, and for 8 hours she is paid $48. The pattern rule for this question is, multiply the hours work by 2 (2 x 6 =12, 6 x 8 =48). Remember when creating your graphs to include a title, two labels, an appropriate scale, and to use the information in the charts/tables.
-MMS pg 152-153
-Math test on Tuesday, May 29
Today we enjoyed some outdoor reading time with our reading buddies. We also continued to practice our Arts’ Night performance. The song that we are singing is ‘Parents Just Don’t Understand’ by Will Smith, which is a rap song. For our costumes/outfits, I am asking for jean (baggy if possible), t-shirts, skater shoes/jogging shoes, baseball hats (we will wear them sideways), and big gold chains. Our Arts’ Night performance will take place on Wednesday, May 30. There will be two performances, one at 1:30 PM and one at 7:00 PM. We are asking that all students arrive at The City Church no later that 6:30.
-Read 40 minutes
-Spelling test tomorrow
Such a beautiful day!
UNIT OF INQUIRY:
Today we focused on line art, using tape and paint. We will continue this tomorrow.
The beginnings of our line art!
I hope you have a wonderful night!
Mrs. Hocevar J