April 16 week at a peek

Dear students and families,

half winter/half spring? (north of the Broadway Bridge this weekend)

Do you think spring weather is coming soon?  Students, do remember to dress for the weather each day as we continue to experience weather from all seasons.  Hopefully, we will see a warm up over the next few weeks.  🙂

Our class continues to prepare for performances over the next few weeks:

  • Wed., April 18 a.m. – gr. 6 band students perform at the music festival (see information from Mrs. Mckenzie for more details)
  • Wed., April 25 (about 11:15 a.m.) – our class and Mr. Wihak’s dance performance – We hope families will be able to join us.  Students have worked very hard and it promises to be a memorable performance!  Students, please remember to wear suitable black clothing for this performance.

Curriculum Updates

Here are some very brief curriculum updates:

  • Language Arts/Social Studies:  mapping skills (Atlas, Canada, world), latitude/longitude, first contact/perspective with novel study Morning Girl
  • Grade 5 Math:  fractions (equivalencies, comparing like/unlike denominators, ordering on number line)
  • Grade 6 Math/Social Studies:  angles, degrees and integers together with social studies mapping skills (latitude, longitude and time zones)

V.I.P. of the Week

Thank you to Tayyab for taking the V.I.P. spot this week.  Here is the up-to-date revised schedule.

Date  Student  Date Student  Date  Student  Date  Student
Apr. 16 Tayyab Apr. 24 Mohamad Apr. 30 Abdurrehman
May 7 Manvir May 14 Taazveer May 28 Allen June 4 Bree
June 11 Caroline, Amani and Brian (late joiners to classroom – presentation of “star of the week” only)  June 18 Julissa 


  • We work on our twentieth spelling lesson on Tuesday and Wednesday with the spelling tests and assignments due on Thursday.

Here are this week’s spelling lists:

Here’s a look at week 29 . . .


  • phys. ed. a.m.
  • band a.m.
  • library p.m.


  • spelling work day


  • band students to music festival (a.m.)
  • phys. ed. a.m.
  • Ms B. away p.m.
  • arts ed. p.m.
  • 3:00 – dance practice


  • spelling tests and assignments due
  • band a.m.


  • Ms B. away
  • phys. ed. a.m.
  • no arts ed. with Miss Hall today

What is your favourite activity this week?

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April 16 week at a peek
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