On Wednesday March 21st, we had the pleasure of welcoming two representatives from the Junior Achievement Program into our classroom. They taught us a variety of different things. First, they taught us that you can make money in different ways such as; selling goods, providing services or investing in a financial institution. They also explained how money travels through businesses, people and banks. They taught ... Continue reading "Junior Achievement: ‘More Than Money’ Gr.5 Presentation"
In March, the Environmental Committee will be promoting Earth Hour. Earth Hour is an initiative from the World Wildlife Fund that asks everyone to turn off all lights and electronics for one hour on March 24 at 8:30-9:30 p.m. This event aims to create awareness of people taking responsibility towards a how much we consume throughout the year.
People around the world participate ... Continue reading "Eco School News ~ Earth Hour"
On February 23rd, Ms. Coniglio’s Grade 5 class welcomed the Scientists in the School. The students explored the Human Body and its functions. The workshop allowed the students to test their reaction rate and measure their lung vital capacity. The students utilized stethoscopes to measure heart rate, build a filtering urinary system and working lungs, identify bones using X-rays and locate and manipulate joints on ... Continue reading "Scientist in the School—Gr.5 Human Body Session"
School Screening Association will be visiting our school this year on February 20, 2018 to conduct their clinic. Did you know 7-10 children in every class of 30 have an undetected hearing or vision problem. Could your child be one? Your child’s hearing and vision should be screened every year.
A permission form will be sent home with your child early in February. ... Continue reading "Hearing and Vision Screening ~February 20th"
We look forward to a pancake treat on Shrove Tuesday and we than the CSC for coordinating and providing the pancakes for students.
Students should eat a regular breakfast and bring a regular lunch. The pancakes are a treat which will be served throughout the morning as a snack. The pancakes have been purchased through Kids Kitchen, so they are nut free. Should ... Continue reading "Shrove Tuesday ~ February 13th"
Congratulations to Mrs. Puopolo & Mr. Facca’s Gr. 4 classes who participated in York Region’s ’My Healthy Lunch Challenge’ during the week of January 22-26, 2018.
My Healthy Lunch Challenge is a program for students, teachers, and families of elementary school-aged children. Students and families are challenged to pack healthy, litterless lunches that include three or four food ... Continue reading "Gr. 4 ‘My Healthy Lunch Challenge’"