Cheryl McLachlan

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** Please see our Class D2L, linked above, from this point on for updates. **

Wednesday, March 18th 2020

Hi everyone! Teachers have been hard at work here at school this week. Please remember to pick up your child's belongings as per the schedule that was emailed out to you. Many bags were not picked up. D2L has recently been updated with our math game manuals, as well as some links to useful websites.

I know many of you placed a book order. I was unable to cancel the order with Scholastic. It looks like book orders may need to be picked up if we are able to return to school this year, or in September if not. I apologize for this inconvenience.

The CBE sent out a link yesterday with some ideas for Learning at Home:

https://cbe.ab.ca/programs/curriculum/learning-at-home/Pages/default.aspx

Please remember that next week is Spring Break, and even though you have all been home for a while at this point, that you find time to have a break and have fun, while staying safe and healthy!

Please continue to support your child's learning by reading, writing, having conversations, asking questions, and even playing math games with cards!

Miss you all! :)

- Ms. McLachlan

Friday, March 13th 2020

Learning Update:

"We made art in our visual journals. We drawed a boy and a girl, and we colored it." - Rania

"We were doing a math problem that there was one pizza for $2, then your mom gives you $15. You have to tell about how many slices of pizza you can buy with $15." - Prabhnoor

"We did our first Arctic Adventure page, and we wrote about how land impacts community." - Renan

"We did a geography page with our visual journals. Geography means the same thing as land." - Ishiaq

"We did Iris videos about our art that we did in math. Then we read a book and made a connection to it. And then we wrote down why we're proud of one of our writing pages." - Yoel

"We got a blank piece of paper and we draw these different kinds of lines on the paper to put our shapes on the paper. Then we showed it in Iris." - Samarveer

Important News:

- Formal uniform on Monday

- There will be no homework next week.

- Student led conferences have been cancelled

- Early dismissal next Thursday, March 19th at 1:10 pm

- We invite all our kindergarten to grade three families to fill out our Parent Wellness survey. At CJM, we are committed to our students’ well-being and know that their feedback and those of their families are important to understand and will help make our school a better place to grow and learn. 

This survey is for the parents of students in kindergarten, grade one, two and three to fill out. The students in those grades will continue to fill out their own survey over the coming months.

To complete the survey, please click on the following link. Please only fill one survey per family.

https://forms.gle/LBinkREp3zkKZqPY9

Thursday, March 12th 2020

Important News:

- The Celebration of Learning assembly for tomorrow has been cancelled. Students are free to wear CJM merch or informal uniform.

- Student Led Conferences are postponed next week (Thursday, May 19th) due to Covid-19 concerns.

- Parent Council Meeting for next Wednesday, May 18th is postponed.

We spent a lot of time today discussing precautions to take to keep ourselves safe and healthy. We are cleaning all table tops and high-touch areas every day, and hand sanitizer is available in the classroom. We discussed the importance of keeping our hands away from our faces, especially the eyes, nose, and mouth; washing our hands before eating, after using the washroom, and when coming home from school; practicing good hygiene, like coughing or sneezing into the elbow rather than the hands. We also talked about how it is important to keep up a healthy diet to keep our immune systems happy.

Parents, homework infractions will not be given this week if you are choosing to keep your child home from school due to concerns about Covid-19. If your child attends school, and homework is missing or incomplete, an infraction will still need to be given.

If you are choosing to keep your child home, please continue to support their learning by reading, writing, having conversations, asking questions, and even playing math games with cards!


Friday, March 6th 2020

Important News:

- Formal uniform on Monday.

- Celebration of Learning next Friday March 13th wear formal uniform

- Student-Led conferences are coming up so that your child can share some of their learning with you! This is not a sit down conference with the teacher. It is on the 19th of March.

Learning Update for the Week:

"We made an insulating device and we wrote about it." - Divy

"We tested our insulating device today and we wrote about if it was successful or not successful." - Sehaj

"We make backgrounds for our Arctic Adventure journals and we sewed it together." - Renan

"We learned a new Math game called Bump!" - Palmir

"We made synonym rolls to learn better words compared to boring words like "big" and "small". We can say gigantic or tiny instead." - Samar

"We wrote about why we chose the artist we did for our Arctic Adventure cover. There were three choices: Marc Chagall, Salvadore Dali, or Gustav Klimt." - Yoel

"We had Yoga this week and we learned some yoga poses then after the yoga guy had a challenge for us. We had to do the poses for 30 seconds and we got to do all the poses." - Samar

Friday, February 28th 2020

Important News:

- Book Orders are due on Friday, March 6th. Please remember to include GST if you are ordering, it is the orange column on the sheets.

- See D2L for instructions for your AT HOME science project. You are going to build a device to keep an ice cube solid for one hour. Please have your device ready to test at school next Friday, March 6th.

- There will still be homework posted on Monday, it will be due on Friday.

Learning Update for the Week:

"Before Circle Friday, we were practicing our triangle for math (fact families)" - Sehaj

"We went on a walk with Ms. Khan's class and our class." - Arjan

"We made a project in our Visual Journals. We cut out pictures and glued on our Visual Journals, and we have to write down what each picture was called. After we made a word that connects all the pictures together, and we write at least 3 sentences or more that connects the pictures with the word me made. This is called concept attainment." - Rania, Yoel, and Sehaj

"We are going to do a project at home. We're going to have to make something that can hold an ice cube solid for 1 hour. We are going to get book orders." - Abhinav

Monday, February 24th 2020

Important News:

- Pink Shirt Day is on Wednesday, February 26th! Wear pink to support our campaign against bullying!

- Thursday, February 27th is a Celebration of Learning assembly, please wear formal uniform.

Learning Update for (Last) Week:

"We made a picture of Not a Stick and then we drawed it and made it into a different thing instead of a stick." - Siya

"Last week we started a new unit on Social Studies and there were these pictures and we looked at them. There were three columns: see, think, and wonder, and we had to write a sentence for each one." - Yoel

"We went to Ms. Khan's class and we learned about eating healthy and then when we came back we started a visual journal page. We glued in a spoon, fork, and plate." - Arjan

"We did Health and Ms. Khan told us you don't each sweets too much, only sometimes." - Samar

"We learned about 3D shapes and we learned three words: face, edge, and vertices." - Siya and Anwesha

"When we were discussing about health, some people found out that tomatoes are fruit!" - Tanuja

"In word work, we learned about the ui double grapheme. The first sound makes a sound like oo." - Hewanna

Wednesday, February 19th 202

Hi families! I am so sorry, but I am still ill with the flu, and will be unable to come into school today. The guest teacher will be handing back homework books today, but please note that I have been unable to check homework for completion.

Wednesday, February 12th 2020

Important News:

- CJM's Valentine's Day chocolate and marshmallow pop fundraiser was a hit! Unfortunately, the treats sold out yesterday. If your child brought some money for the fundraiser today, they will be coming home with it today.

- Students have a looooong weekend! There is no school Thursday, Friday, and Monday for Teacher's Convention and Family Day. Enjoy the time off with your family!

- Have a GREAT Valentine's Day on Friday, February 14th with all the people you love!

Learning Update for the Week:

"We got to hand out Valentine's and Friendship cards and other stuff." - Hewanna

"We are going to have a tea party to share our learning." - Japnoor

"We presented our sorting posters for temperature." - Sehaj

"In Math, we made increasing pattern sun catchers." - Anwesha and Nirosha

"We had our documentation panel and shared with our Grade 5 and 6 buddies." - Yoel

"We made a bag and put our Valentine's things in the bag." - Arjan

"We learned about fever and three things that can happen: normothermia, hypothermia, and hyperthermia." - Siya

"We are sharing our learning with Grade 2er's." - Palmir

"We are going to draw a gorilla named Ivan in Art." - Abhinav

"In Gym, we played hot dog tag." - Japnoor

Friday, February 7th 2020

Learning Update for the Week:

"Today we were sorting out pictures and words for temperature!" - Anwesha (This is the SORT-CONNECT-EXPLAIN strategy)

"Today we had Circle Friday" - Samar "So we can be in a community" - Renan and Arjan

"Yesterday we made dandelions and we made a leaf for a dandelion." - Palmir

"We made a leaf and wrote our things. Our last natural resource is a dandelion, and now we're going to have a tea party." - Arjan

"We made a big chart and the topic is temperatures, we had many steps to do it first, and sorted pictures and words." - Divy

"We switched desks again." - Siya

Important News:

- Formal Uniform on Monday

- Our Tea Party to celebrate our Prairie Apothecary is next Wednesday. We can wear casual to dress up for it. You can even wear your cultural clothes if you would like! Please bring a mug to sample some dandelion or yarrow tea in.

- On Wednesday, we can also bring Valentine's to bring to everyone in our class. Please see D2L for a class list.

- There is no school next Thursday or Friday for Teacher's Convention.

- There is no school on Monday, February 17th for Family Day!

Thursday, January 30th 2020

Learning Update for the Week:

"We finished Winn Dixie and we started to read a new book called The One and Only Ivan and today we did our first brain doodle." - Tanuja

"We made a medicine wheel and wrote about yarrow." - Japnoor

"When we came back from recess we did a math problem. It was there are 28 birds, 16 are blue birds, the rest are red birds. How many birds are red?" - Waasay

"Today we a medicine wheel and we learnt about yarrow." - Aniyah

"Some medicines can be yarrow." - Palmir

"If you have a scratch, you can chew on yarrow and put it where the scratch is, it covers the bleed." - Arjan

"The medicine wheel has 4 colors: black, yellow, white, and red. We added two feathers." - Hewanna

"We made Chinese New Year art." - Mohammad

"On the medicine wheel, we learned body, mind, and emotions, and spirit and then we wrote about it." - Divy

"A fact that I learned about yarrow is that you can make a tea out of the leaves, drink it, and it will help clear the toxins in your body." - Caesura

"The yarrow can help with nose bleeds." - Nathan "Don't plug it in your nose, or else it might get stuck." - Yoel

"We learned that if you get a cut on your hand, you can use the yarrow to stop making it bleed." - Renan

"In Science we learned about temperature, and learned about cold and hot things we should not touch." - Nathan

"What I learned about yarrow is that bugs are near you, you can get a yarrow and make tea out of it and rub it on your skin." - Liya

FORMAL UNIFORM MONDAY AND THURSDAY NEXT WEEK!

Monday, January 27th 2020

Homework is posted to D2L, and is due on Thursday, January 30th. There will be no school on Friday, January 31st as it is a Professional Development Day.

Friday, January 17th 2020

Learning Update for the Week:

"We made our self esteem art and we painted."- Hewanna

"We wrote about stuff that you like about yourself." - Japnoor

"We went to Ms. Khan's class and read a book called Mikissuk's Secret and The Very Last First Time and there was no trees in the pictures." - Yoel

"We had our second Circle Friday." - Anwesha

"We were learning about Indigenous people and how they drum and how she designed the drum." - Aniyah


Formal Uniform on Monday! Gymnastic Tuesday & Thursday!

Monday, January 13th 2020

Homework is posted to D2L, and is due on Friday.

Friday, January 10th 2020

Learning Update for the Week:

"We learned a math game called Speed Double." - Japnoor

"We did our first Circle Friday." - Sehaj "We had Circle Friday today." - Arjan

"We played Salute today." - Samar

"We learned how read hot and cold temperatures." - Renan

"We made another list for Salute so we can make more math games we can do with our family and us." - Siya

"We learned how to send letters, and we sent a letter to our bigger buddies in Ms. Jackson's 5/6." - Tanuja

"We have new buddies from Grade 6 and 5 in Ms. Jackson's class." - Anwesha

"We learned a new natural resources called trembling aspen, and the First Nation's made tea with trembling aspen for their eyes. We heard a story from trembling aspens. When Napi was walking through the forest, and the trembling aspens decided not to bow down to him. The next day, he got mad at them and threw his thunderbolts at them, and their leaves started falling down." - Yoel

Important News:

- Gymnastics starts next week in Gym. Please remove ties and necklaces. We should wear pants, not the skirts or tunic dresses.If you have long hair, you should braid or tie your hair. If there is jewelry you can't remove, you can tuck it into your shirt.

- Formal uniform on Monday.

- Homework will be posted on Monday, it will be due on Friday.

- Ask me about trembling aspens, Speed Double, Circle Friday, and temperature.

Have a good weekend!

Room 13 :)

Thursday, December 19th 2019

Learning Update for the Week:

"We drawed a snowman." - Japnoor

"We drawed a guided drawing of us sledding down a hill." - Tanuja

"We have been making wild roses and we all did some steps to it." - Siya

"We made a cardinal." - Liya

No school until January 6th 2020! Enjoy your winter break!

Winter break homework is on D2L!

Monday, December 16th 2019

There is NO homework this week.

Homework Journals will go back home on Thursday, December 19th, which is also the LAST DAY of school before Winter Break.

There WILL be homework for over Winter Break, which will be due on Monday, January 6th 2020, when classes resume for the second term.

Remember, on Thursday this week we can wear festive colours, casual, CJM merch, or our uniform if we would like!

Friday, December 13th 2019

Learning Update for the Week:

"We read about animal teeth and we wrote about which animal teeth we would want and why." - Japnoor

"We drew a cardinal, a red and black one, with a black mask on its face and we wrote about the cardinal the snowflake." - Waasay

"In school we learned health and we learned brush your teeth every day or you will get cavities." - Divy

"We made snowflakes and then we got a paper and we wrote about what how we are unique." - Samar

"We made a canola art." - Rania

"First we made the stem and then we made some buds on the stem and then we got some tissue, crumbled it up, and glued it onto the stem for the petals." - Caesura

"We also wrote about canola, five or more sentences, so we can add detail of it."- Siya

"We drew a bird called a cardinal and we used pastels and watercolour for the sky, and pastel for the bird branches and leaves." - Hewanna

"We made a grandfather rock to go for the writing with the canola." - Arjan

Important News for Next Week:

Monday- wear formal uniform.

Tuesday- carol singing at 9:15am

Wednesday- carol singing at 1:15pm

Thursday- Celebration of Learning for Grade 1 and K at 1:30pm and THE LAST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR WINTER BREAK! Wear your festive colours or holiday sweaters. If you would like to wear your uniform,cjm merch, or casual, that is fine too!

Have a good weekend!


Monday, December 9th 2019

Homework is posted to D2L.

Homework for the week will be due on Friday, December 13th. 

This week's homework is reading and math. Please make sure to complete three reading response questions.

Friday, November 29th 2019

Learning Update for the Week:

"We learned about making connections. We read a book and we made connections with the book." Yoel

"We are learning about the past on the prairies and we made some art. We made grain elevators." Siya

"We learned about wheat. We learned about the parts of the wheat plant." Sudiksha

"We learned sewing." Caesura

"We were doing grain elevators, like we were putting a fact like grain elevator is like you cut the grains." Henni

"We learned a new math game about numbers so we had to cross them out until we got the right number the person is thinking of." Divy and Hewanna

"We made a visual journal page about adjectives. Adjectives are something that you can explain a noun of." Isihaq

"We can make connections to book. Text to self, text to text, and text to world." Tanuja

Monday, November 25th 2019

Homework is posted to D2L.

Homework for the week will be due on Friday, November 29th. 

This week's homework is reading and math. Please make sure to complete three reading response questions.

Monday, November 18th 2019

Homework is posted to D2L.

Homework for the week will be due on Thursday, November 21st. 

This week's homework is reading and writing. There is NO math this week.

There is no school on Friday for a Professional Development day.

Formal uniform on Monday as usual, and on Thursday, November 21st for the next Celebration of Learning assembly.

Friday, November 15th 2019

Learning Update for the Week:

- We learned about stuff that is not alive (inanimate) and stuff that is alive (animate). (Mohammad)

- We are learning about Metis people. (Abhinav)

- We did bead work. (Nathan)

- We made owls. (Arjan)

- This week we were learning about First Nations people. (Sehaj)

- We did an art project with making flowers and using the ends of the brushes and making dots. (Anwesha)

- We read a book about owls, then we made owls. (Samar)

- We learned about Indigenous people and Metis. (Hewanna)

Please wear formal uniform for next Monday, and for the Celebration of Learning assembly on Thursday.

Have a good weekend!

Tuesday, November 12th 2019

Homework is posted to D2L, and is due on Friday, November 15th.

Friday, November 8th 2019

Learning Update for the Week:

- We learned about the ones that was in the war, and give us freedom and give us space. (Samarveer)

- We learned about the fights that were happening in long time ago, and that's still happening. (Anwesha)

- We made an owl and we learned about poppies, and we read a book about poppies. (Aariz)

- We made owls together. (Rania)

- We did the owls. (Manmol)

- We learned about our soldiers that passed away, they were trying to help Canada and every single country. (Samar)

- In Math, we did splat math. (Sehaj)

- We tried to finish writing about the veterans. (Isihaq)

- We were learning about the soldiers that fought for us. They let go of their lives for us. (Gurneet)

THERE IS NO SCHOOL ON MONDAY FOR REMEMBRANCE DAY. We should wear a poppy and think of those that served for us, for our freedom.

Have a good long weekend, see you on Tuesday!

Tuesday, November 5th 2019

CJM's Remembrance Day assembly is on Friday at 10:30 am. Please wear formal uniform on Friday.

There is no school on Monday, November 11th to recognize Remembrance Day.

Scholastic Book Orders will go home tomorrow. If you would like to order books, orders are due on Friday, November 15th. PLEASE make sure you include Alberta GST- it is the orange column on the order sheet.

Late orders, or orders not including the correct GST, will unfortunately not be able to be submitted.

Monday, November 4th 2019

Homework is posted to D2L, and is due on Friday. It is reading and writing this week, no math.

Please make sure to dress for the cold and snowy weather. We go out for recess in all weather, unless it is below -20 with windchill.

Thursday, October 31st 2019

Remember to wear formal uniform today! 

Green cardigans with dress shirt, tie, and navy blue dress pants or 
plaid tunic dress with green cardigan and navy blue stockings. Green vests are not a part of the formal uniform.

Please limit the amount of candy you bring to school. 1 piece per day is more than enough. If we bring more than 1 piece, Ms McLachlan gets to eat it!

Remember we can't bring candy or food to share.

Learning Update for the Week:

- We made a haunted house in our visual journals. (Rania)

- We read two Halloween books. (Japnoor)

- We learned about buffalo and we drew a picture of a buffalo. (Anwesha)

- In Math, we did our sun catchers and we did a pattern on them, and put them on our window. (Yoel)

- In our visual journals, we have been talking about magnets and have four boxes about magnets. One of them we wrote about what magnets are, the second box we drew the four magnets, our third box we wrote what attract means, and the fourth box we wrote what repel means. (Siya)

- We used the cuisenaire rods and yesterday we made something out of them. Then, Ms. Hinder pictured it and the next day we used them to talk about values. (Yoel).

- We are learning about what buffalos have and how much the First Nations people needed buffalo. (Caesura)

- We made a haunted house. (Daksh)

Monday, October 28th 2019

Remember to wear formal uniform today! 

Green cardigans with dress shirt, tie, and navy blue dress pants or
plaid tunic dress with green cardigan and navy blue stockings. Green vests are not a part of the formal uniform.

Homework is posted to D2L, and is due on Thursday, October 31st.

No school on Friday, November 1st for a Professional Development Day.

Friday, October 25th 2019

Formal uniform on Monday: Green cardigans with dress shirt, tie, and navy blue dress pants or plaid tunic dress with green cardigan and navy blue stockings. Green vests are not a part of the formal uniform.

Learning Update for the Week:

- We have been drawing a picture using shapes and outlining it. (Siya)

- We did Art, in Art we did a picture of Diwali. (Japnoor)

- We have been learning about Take Me Outside Day, and we found leaves and we drew them, and used watercolour pencil to colour them. (Yoel)

- We had our sit spots. (Samar)

Tuesday, October 22nd 2019

Hi everyone! There seems to be a lot of confusion about homework and uniforms.

Homework:

Homework is posted to D2L each Monday, and is due on the following Friday. Homework alternates each week between reading and writing, and reading and math. This week is reading and writing, so next week will be reading and math. Remember to log in to D2L, you need your CBE ID number for your username, and your password. This information was provided to you at Open House in September.

Parents, please encourage your child to login to D2L independently. This will help them be able to memorize their logins.

You do not have to print anything for homework. The homework can be completed in the green homework journal.

Uniforms:

Formal uniform day is every Monday, assembly days, and other special days (like today's picture day)

Green vests are not part of formal uniform. It needs to be the green long sleeved cardigan.

Blue vests are no longer allowed. TLC Green Vests can be worn on informal uniform days.

Green tights are no longer allowed. Tights or knee socks should be navy blue.

Important News:

- Formal uniform on Thursday for the assembly.

- Our Celebration of Learning assembly is on Thursday, October 24th @ 1:30 pm. Please come if you can!

- Homework is due on Friday, October 25th. It is reading and writing this week.

Friday, October 18th 2019

Learning Update for the Week:

- We have been learning in Science, what is predictions are. (Anwesha)

- We did a shape scavenger hunt. (Tanuja)

- We have been doing Social Studies, learning about Alberta's past. (Samar)

- In Science, we have been learning about magnets. We tested objects if they attract or not. (Abhinav)

- We have been doing Zentangle with shapes. (Siya).

Formal Uniform on Monday! Formal uniform on Tuesday for the picture day!

Tuesday, October 15th 2019

Homework is posted to D2L, and will be due on Friday, October 18th.

Thursday, October 10th 2019

Learning Update for the Week:

- We have been writing about our grapheme and making them into sentences during Word Work. (Siya)

- We learned about Reconciliation. (Mohammad)

- We have been doing Math, and we have been doing extending patterns. (Sehaj)

- We've been doing exploring magnets, and have learned what magnets are in. (Samar and Abhinav)

- We wrote about Reconciliation. (Japnoor)

- We have been learning in Literacy Centres. (Yoel)

- We've been learning about translating patterns means. (Hewanna)

- We learned about patterns making longer and longer. (Rania)

- We have been practicing lockdowns and fire drill practice. (Anwesha)

- We've been learning about patterns. (Samar)

- We have been learning Science. In science, we learned about magnets (Divy)

Monday, October 7th 2019

Homework is posted to D2L, and will be due on Thursday, October 10th.

Friday, October 11th is a Professional Development Day, and there is no school for students.

Monday, October 14th is Thanksgiving, and there is no school.

This week is Safety Week at CJM! Throughout the week, we will be practicing safety procedures, such as a fire drill, lockdown practice, evacuation walk, and discussing Digital Citizenship and online safety.

Please ensure your child dresses for the weather as we will be going on our evacuation walk at some point this week.

RAZ-KIDS cards will be going home with students today for you to use for your Home Reading!

Friday, October 4th 2019

Learning Update for the Week:

  • This week we did Health. We learned about bullying. (Sehaj)

  • This week we have been learning Social Studies. In Social Studies, we have been writing about the past and present. (Nadab & Siya)

  • We have been learning Science, and we wrote down in our Visual Journals for what are magnetic and what are not magnetic. (Yoel)

  • We got Social Study duotangs. (Caesura)

  • We are learning about Word Work and today we did the sound of /qu/. (Divy)

  • We have been learning about bullies. (Anwesha)

  • We’ve been learning about Venn diagrams. (Hewanna)

Formal uniform on Monday.

Please practice our Nature Callback song.

Homework will be returned on Monday, if it was not returned to you today. Remember we do NOT need to practice our graphemes in our homework journal. We only need to put our 3 reading response questions, and writing or math based on what has been assigned.

Monday, September 30th 2019

Today is ORANGE SHIRT DAY! Please wear orange to symbolize your commitment and understanding of reconciliation. If you do not have orange, please wear clothing that has some/mostly orange, or your TLC uniform.

Homework is posted to D2L, and is due on Friday, October 4th. This week is our first "official" week of homework. Reminders will be sent home if it is not completed and handed in.

Friday, September 27th 2019

Learning Update for the Week:

- We learned that mindfulness is a time we can relax, not talk. (Sehaj)

- We learned about First Nations. (Japnoor)

- We learned why we celebrate Orange Shirt Day (Tanuja)

- We learned about magnets and what they stick on (Rania)

- We read about Residential Schools. (Divy)

- We did Literacy Centres. (Yoel)

- We learned about First Nations and Orange Shirt Day (Sukhmani)

- We learned about Reconciliation (Hewanna)

- In Science, we learned about magnets (Anwesha)

- We read a book called The Orange Shirt Story (Caesura)

- We made puzzles, and drew ourselves, and wrote about what makes us unique (Siya)

- We learned about magnets (Liya)

PLEASE CHECK AT HOME FOR GREEN CARDIGANS THAT DO NOT BELONG TO YOU. Some have gone missing from our class mates. If one at home has someone else's name, please return it to school! If your cardigan doesn't have your name in it, please WRITE IT IN!

MONDAY IS ORANGE SHIRT DAY! PLEASE WEAR ORANGE TO SYMBOLIZE YOUR COMMITMENT AND UNDERSTANDING OF RECONCILIATION. If you do not have orange, please wear clothing that has some/mostly orange, or your TLC uniform if you would like!

Have a good weekend!

Monday, September 23rd 2019

Homework is posted to D2L, and is due on Friday, September 27th.

Wednesday, September 18th 2019

Open house is on Thursday, September 19th at 4:00 pm to 7:15 pm. You’re welcome to bring your family and show them your learning spaces at CJM. It is going to be a great opportunity to welcome your families to our learning community. 

Half-Day Dismissal at 12:00 pm tomorrow (home time is at usual lunch time).

No School on Friday September 20th, 2019 for a Professional Development day.

Tuesday, September 17th 2019

Open house is on Thursday, September 19th at 4:00 pm to 7:15 pm. You’re welcome to bring your family and show them our learning spaces at CJM. It is going to be a great opportunity to welcome your families to our learning community.

Friday, September 13th 2019

Learning Update for the Week:

- We took some nature stuff. (Rania)

- We read "The Kissing Hand" book and did a painting of the kissing hand. (Japnoor)

- We just did our Terry Fox run. (Tanuja)

- When we take something from nature, we have to say thank you after. We learned it. (Sehaj)

- We learned about Mother Nature. (Divy)

- We made Terry Fox posters. (Arjan)

- We got a Terry Fox tattoo. (Waasay)

- We made a racoon. (Nirosha)

- We made nature patterns. (Mohammad)

Thursday, September 12th 2019

Remember- tomorrow is our Terry Fox Run! We can wear casual clothes to school tomorrow. If you have a CJM merch shirt or hoodie, feel free to wear it! If you'd prefer to wear your TLC uniform, that is fine, too! See you tomorrow, so we can "Run for Terry!"

Wednesday, September 11th 2019

To make learning visible, we now have a class twitter account! This is a joint account in collaboration with the other Grade 2 TLC class. We are excited to share evidence of our learning with you! Check it out!

McK Twitter

Monday, September 9th 2019

Hi Everyone!

Some important things:

1) Really important information packages came home in blue folders today. It is super important for an adult to review all information and return the package to school in the blue folder. The "demographic information" has a place for a signature on the back- please sign here, even if there are no changes, to acknowledge that all information is correct.

2) Please ensure your child is dressing for the weather. We will still be going outside for recesses in a light rain, so it is important to wear jackets and appropriate foot wear. If the rain is heavy, we will stay inside for recesses.

3) Please make sure your child's name is written in their green TLC cardigan. Many have already gone missing, and without a name written inside, it is next to impossible to find out who the sweater belongs to.

4) The school's Terry Fox run is on Friday, September 13th. TLC students can wear casual on this day, and dress for the weather. The school is also collecting monetary donations for the Terry Fox Foundation this week.

Have a good night! :)

Friday, September 6th 2019

Learning Update for the Week:

We made hummingbirds. - Arjan

We played Bones. - Sarthak

School is fun because there is a lot of things that you can learn. - Samar

Sticks in the Fist is a game that the Indigenous peoples played. - Palmir

We did Art. We painted a hummingbird. - Sehaj

At gym we went outside to play hot dog tag and toilet tag. - Abhinav

At gym we played toilet tag, it's a game where when you tag someone they become a toilet. They get unfrozen by being flushed. - Japnoor

We did lots of art, made hummingbirds, and played rattlers. - Aniyah

We made our own nametags for our backpack hooks. - Waasay

We played bones, and we played sticks in the fist, and rattlers. - Nathan

We read a story about the little hummingbird. - Tanuja

We learned what helping hands are for. - Siya

We drawed a hummingbirds. - Nirosha

We used loose parts to show our helping hands. - Yoel

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