Grade 5

Happenings at DMC

Friday, October 8th - PD Day, no school for students

Monday, October 11th- Thanksgiving Day, no school for students

Monday, October 18th- PD Day, no school for students

Tuesday, October 26th- Picture Retakes

Thursday, November 11th- Rememberance Day, no school for students

Friday, November 12th- PD Day, no school for students



Reminders

*Google Classrooms will have work posted for each week. 

*Students who are away for more than a few days are expected to do some of the work posted in the Google Classroom in order to stay up to date with classwork.

*Students are welcome to bring in their own pencils, markers, etc, but it is not necessary.  

*Toys, sports equipment and other non-school related items need to be kept at home. 

*Cell phones can be used before school, during lunch recess and after school.  They need to remain in backpacks during class time.

*Bring a water bottle to school (water only please).

*Microwaves are not available to heat up student lunches. Healthy Hunger is an option. https://healthyhunger.ca/

*A small plastic bag to store masks when it is not in use is recommended.  

*Ensure that masks fit correctly. Sending in 2 clean masks everyday is recommended.

*When having a mask break children need to remember to socially distance when less than 2 metres apart.

*Learning Common’s books are available for students to request through the Online Library Form as well as taking out during class time.

*Students need a pair of inside shoes for Physical Education as well as warm clothing to wear when classes are outside.

*Parents need to create an account in MyCBE/ PowerSchool to pay fees or apply for waivers, register for transportation and noon supervision, and view student progress.

*Please review the COVID guidelines when your child becomes ill. COVID Guidelines


School Start and End Times

Grade 5 Bell Times:

Monday to Thursday 8:30 AM – 3:10 PM 

Lunch 12:02 - 12:42

Friday 8:30 AM – 12:10 PM


*Students are not to be dropped off or picked up in the school bus zone along New Brighton Dr. This area is reserved for school busses only. There is plenty of parking on the side streets.

Grade 5 Teachers 

Grade 5 Learning Leader and Student Services: 

Mrs. Thompson dlthompson@cbe.ab.ca

Mrs. Twa alunich@cbe.ab.ca


Chimera Time 

After lunch every day, the Grade 5 Students have a class period called "Chimera Time".  In this period students cover some outcomes of the health curriculum related to wellness and relationships.  One of the topics we take an in-depth look at is bullying.  There is still a lot of confusion about what is and is not bullying.  This chart helps clarify the difference.

For more information on how Bullying and inappropriate behaviour is addressed at DMC please check out our link on our school website: https://school.cbe.ab.ca/school/drmarthacohen/culture-environment/conduct/behaviour/pages/default.aspx


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RT @yyCBEdu: Monday, Oct. 18 is a system-wide non-instructional day so there are no classes for students. It is also municipal election day – don’t forget to vote! Have a safe long weekend and please continue to follow all public health measures #WeAreCBE https://t.co/isScnELKOp

Monday, Oct. 18 is a system-wide non-instructional day so there are no classes for students. It is also municipal election day – don’t forget to vote! Have a safe long weekend and please continue to follow all public health measures #WeAreCBE https://t.co/isScnELKOp

RT @UsihChristopher: Looking forward to our system-wide PL Day on Indigenous Ed (Oct 18). #WeAreCBE staff will engage in learning to build our knowledge &understanding. Thank-you to Elders and Knowledge Keepers for their wisdom &guidance as we work together to improve outcomes for Indigenous students

Today’s Board of Trustees public meeting will be held virtually starting at noon. We invite you to stream the meeting online https://t.co/nvCl1fNgoJ #yycbe https://t.co/UjXxYBwr2K

Over the next couple of months CBE students from kindergarten to Grade 12 will be reimaging spaces in #yyc. Schools will submit their designs and the City of Calgary is going to build the winning design IRL! Check it out! https://t.co/OXt9ZU1rAN #WeAreCBE #CBEMinecraft