A Nice Sunny Week Ahead

It was a special day at Highroad Friday as students participated in Terry Fox Day. Students did lots of  laps around the gym as we commemorated the life of an amazing Canadian. I always get choked up whenever I see the video below. Just the courage and strength of faith as he battled to overcome…

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Oobleck is Great…..

Not to eat, of course. Over the past couple of days in Science, students have been practicing what it means to be a scientist. They have been exploring the scientific process, experimenting, asking big questions and being creative. We started the process with experimenting on how to make paper airplanes go further. Last week, students…

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All The Busy Things

What an exciting end to the second week of school. Students played a math game called Quadice, explored maps of Canada, played with a mysterious substance to investigate it’s properties, learned about parts of speech and so much more! It was a good week …. but it’s not over yet!!! Students have now received their…

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A Busy Week

Here we are at the beginning of a new week and we are already off and running with lots of things going on. Today, we started with Mentor Sentences. With Mentor Sentences, we take interesting sentences from children’s books and look to see what makes them so good. This also goes very well with our…

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A Couple of Things

Well… Here we are at the end of the first week already! It’s been so nice to see all those smiley faces in the classroom. It’s been quite different with all the handwashing and reminders to socially distant but the children have been working very hard to remember all these new routines. Just a couple…

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Welcome to Grade 4!

Thanks for visiting! It’s great to see you! It is so wonderful to be starting off another year with bright and curious minds, after everything that has been happening! I truly believe that this is going to be a year of growth and learning for not only your child, but also for myself! This blog…

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Final Highroad Pickup and Parade

Here is some information about tomorrow’s procedures for picking up report cards, yearbooks and other materials: The drive thru BEGINS at 9 am and will end at 12 pm. Families will need to enter from BROADWAY due to the construction and go around the island across from the church doors. At the chapel doors, you…

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Picking Up Items

It must seem odd receiving a blog post after having students finish on Friday. However, I just wanted to let you know that we still have some student materials left at school, especially those belonging to students who did not return at the beginning of June. I will be at school everyday this week, from…

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Notes for the Last Week

Hello everyone! Here is the academic calendar for the week of June 15. Students coming to school will also be working on these assignments. Here are some thoughts: At Home Academic Learning Calendar: Here is the At Home Academic Learning Calendar for the week. Students coming back to school will also be working on some…

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Week of June 8 Academic Learning Calendar

Hello everyone! Here is the academic calendar for the week of June 8. Students coming to school will also be working on these assignments. Here are some thoughts: At Home Academic Learning Calendar: Here is the At Home Academic Learning Calendar for the week. Students coming back to school will also be working on some…

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