Here is the weekly update for August 20-24, 2012.
It was great to meet those parents that were able to attend the meet the teacher night this past Thursday.
We look forward to meeting the rest of you in the coming weeks and months.
The 6.3 and 6.4 Class website is up and running. The web address it: http://cssgrade6classwebsite.weebly.com
There is an Outdoor Education Volunteer meeting on Tuesday, August 21st at 6:30pm.
There is also a Camp Sweet parent information session on Tuesday, August 21st at 7pm
The grade 6 family picnic will be this Friday, August 24th, in North Glenmore Park. Please join us at the picnic area on the west end of the park close to the playground at 12:15pm.
6.3 and 6.4 will be going to Camp Sweet Sept. 10-12, 2012
Please email your child's homeroom teacher if you are interested in volunteering for this trip.
Students will also be receiving their laptops tomorrow. For the first week or so, this devices will remain at school. We will send out an email when they are ready to go home.
We are looking for completed Green Demographic forms and student feedback forms. Thanks!
This week, students will begin to examine democratic values and principles. Students will collaborate to come up with 4 key principles that support democracy and they will work in teams to visually represent their understanding of these pillars. Also, students will be completing a creative writing assignment this week to demonstrate their writing styles and skills.
Over the course of the week we will be doing some math surrounding Canada's medal count at the London Olympics.
This will be part review of grade 5 material and an introduction to grade 6 content.
In Science we will be starting our unit on Trees and Forests. Students will be studying human use of forest and the issues that arise from this.
Have a great week,