First Day Under Our Belt!

Well, our first day is under our belt! It was a great start. The students (and the teacher!) were all very excited! It was great to see all the students and hear their excited chatter as they re-established old friendships and got settled into their new class. We had a busy day today with lots…

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Water Fun Tomorrow!

Just a quick reminder that  we are going swimming tomorrow afternoon from 1:00 to 3:00 in the afternoon (just in case you thought it was 1:00 to 3:00 in the morning :)). You will need your swimsuit and a towel to take with you. We are still dressing in our uniforms but you can wear…

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Note Home Today!

Hello! We had a fantastic day today! The students worked hard, listened well and made lots of good choices. We had a fun day with lots of great stuff happening. There was a note that went home today regarding the upcoming science projects students will be doing in class as their final projects for our…

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Oobleck Machine Project

I know that our Oobleck projects have been done for awhile but I wanted to have a chance to showcase our Oobleck machines. If you remember, we had designed our Oobleck machines to deal with the properties we had discovered in Oobleck. We had discovered that Oobleck gets hard when it is squeezed, soft when…

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What’s That? A New Science Challenge?

Well, all right then! This will be our last Science Challenge this week  . . . and it’s all about music!! No, no, don’t worry your smart, curious, intelligent heads now. You don’t need to be able to read notes or anything. You can put away the old tuba collecting dust in the corner. This…

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Christmas Time is Here . . .

We had a wonderful day yesterday. The students had a reading test yesterday and we also prepared for their Science Test today. Students were extremely well behaved on their field trip to the Chilliwack Museum where they got to hear stories from the past and make some pioneer crafts including potato candy. Yes, that’s right….

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News about Field trip and Class Party

First of all, I was reminded this morning that parents have already pre-paid for field trips this year! So please disregard the request for money (although I could put it towards a Tylenol fund for dealing with a crying baby!!!) And now for something completely different: Class Party !!!!! We are happy to report that…

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Remembrance Day

Just a reminder that tomorrow, Highroad will be having it’s Remembrance Day service. The service will start at 11:00 and you are all welcome to attend. One reminder that I neglected to mention on Friday is that students should be wearing their full dress uniforms for tomorrow as it is a special event. See you…

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Amazing Day

Lot’s happening today. We started our home reading program today with an introduction and explanations. The students had lots of questions of course, so we spent some time dealing with that. One thing I would like to mention out of those discussions is when the students need to start reading chapter books. Up to 70…

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Some reminders and the Memory Verse

Here is the memory verse for this week. Students will recite their memory verses on Monday. Joshua 1:9 (NIV) Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go. Just a reminder that Friday is a…

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