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TGI... Friday, September 29th

One month of school down!!! 

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - we finished our research assignment and continued to work on the rough drafts of our I Am Poems

8E LA  - we read chapter 12. Continue to work on your 100 points project.  Due Date: October 11

9A Social - we reviewed the roles of the governor general and the prime minister and completed a assignment on the cabinet
Sears CE due October 2nd

9ESocial - we reviewed the role of the governor general and the prime minister
Terry Fox CE due October 2nd

Important Dates coming up -
Wednesday, October 4th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal (2:31)
           - Awards Night 7pm MacLab Theatre
Monday, October 9th - Thanksgiving No School 


Have a great weekend!

Thursday, September 28th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - we started working on our I Am Poem about oursleves

8E LA  - No Class today! Continue to work on your 100 points project.  Due Date: October 10/11

9A Social - we read page 25 and talked about the role of the governor general and the prime minister
Sears CE due October 2nd

9ESocial - we read pages 23-24 and discussed the role of the governor general and the prime minister
Terry Fox CE due October 2nd

Important Dates coming up -
FLEX Sign-up - Grade 7s: Wednesday; Grade 8s: Thursday; Grade 9s: Friday
Friday, September 29th - Orange Shirt Day
Wednesday, October 4th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal (2:31)
           - Awards Night 7pm MacLab Theatre
Monday, October 9th - Thanksgiving No School 

Have a great evening!

Tuesday, September 26th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - we discussed things to consider when conducting research; we started to gather information about a person of interest to us.

8E LA  - we read chapter 10 today and continued to work on our 100 points project. We went through the instructions to complete the story map. Due Date: October 10/11

9A Social - we read page 23-24 and talked about the executive branch of the federal government
Sears CE due October 2nd

9ESocial - we started reading chapter 1 and talked about the layout of the Canadian government 
Terry Fox CE due October 2nd

Important Dates coming up -
FLEX Sign-up - Grade 7s: Wednesday; Grade 8s: Thursday; Grade 9s: Friday
Friday, September 29th - Orange Shirt Day
Wednesday, October 4th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal (2:31)
           - Awards Night 7pm MacLab Theatre
Monday, October 9th - Thanksgiving No School 

Have a great evening!

Monday, September 25th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - we had our first library reading block! 

8E LA  - we read chapter 9 today and continued to work on your 100 points project -tomorrow we will be working on the story map! 

9A Social - no class today!
Hurricane Harvey CE due TOMORROW!

9ESocial - we worked on  what is government? activity
Celebrating Canada CE due TOMORROW!

Important Dates coming up -
FLEX Sign-up - Grade 7s: Wednesday; Grade 8s: Thursday; Grade 9s: Friday
Friday, September 29th - Orange Shirt Day
Wednesday, October 4th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal (2:31)
           - Awards Night 7pm MacLab Theatre
Monday, October 9th - Thanksgiving No School 

Have a great evening!

Thursday, September 21st

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - we completed an online reading assessment and worked on a spelling unit

8E LA  - you read chapter 6 independently; continue working on/planning your 100 point projects

9A Social - we worked on a what is government? activity; we started reading chapter 1 (pages 16-17)
Hurricane Harvey CE due TOMORROW!

9ESocial - we discussed gun control as an issue for Canadians
Celebrating Canada CE due TOMORROW!

Important Dates coming up -
Friday, September 29th - Orange Shirt Day
Wednesday, October 4th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal (2:31)
           - Awards Night 7pm MacLab Theatre
Monday, October 9th - Thanksgiving No School 

Have a great evening!

Wednesday, September 20th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - we completed an online reading assessment

8E LA  - no class today;  continue working on/planning your 100 point projects

9A Social - we discussed gun control as an issue for Canadians; finish working on the activity for page 15.
Hurricane Harvey CE due FRIDAY!

9ESocial - we continued talking about quality of life - complete the activity for pages 6-7
Celebrating Canada CE due FRIDAY!

Important Dates coming up -
Friday, September 29th - Orange Shirt Day
Wednesday, October 4th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal (2:31)
           - Awards Night 7pm MacLab Theatre
Monday, October 9th - Thanksgiving No School 

Have a great evening!

Tuesday, September 19th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - we worked on writing compound and complex sentences

8E LA  - we read chapter 5 of We All Fall Down and continued working on/planning our 100 point projects

9A Social - no class today;  be prepared to talk about Jose and Emma's quality of life on Wednesday (Google Classroom)
Hurricane Harvey CE due FRIDAY!

9ESocial - we started working with our textbook by reviewing vocabulary on pages 4 and 5
Celebrating Canada CE due FRIDAY!

Important Dates coming up -
Friday, September 29th - Orange Shirt Day
Wednesday, October 4th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal (2:31)
           - Awards Night 7pm MacLab Theatre
Monday, October 9th - Thanksgiving No School 

Have a great evening!

Monday, September 18th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - we enjoyed a quiet reading block! 

8E LA  - we read chapter 4 of We All Fall Down and started working on/planning our 100 point projects

9A Social -we continued our discussion about quality of life; be prepared to talk about Jose and Emma's quality of life on Wednesday (Google Classroom)
Hurricane Harvey CE due September 22nd

9ESocial - we started working with our textbook by reviewing vocabulary on pages 2 and 3
Celebrating Canada CE due September 22nd

Important Dates coming up -
Friday, September 29th - Orange Shirt Day
Wednesday, October 4th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal (2:31)
           - Awards Night 7pm MacLab Theatre
Monday, October 9th - Thanksgiving No School 

Have a great evening!

TGI... Thursday, September 14th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - we completed another reading comprehension and designed a safety poster

8E LA  - we read chapters 2 and 3 of We All Fall Down; have you started thinking about which 100 points projects you will complete? 

9A Social - No class today - CATCH UP - complete the comparison of Emma and Jose's quality of life;  be sure you have created your vocabulary slides for the year (On Google Classroom)
Hurricane Harvey CE due September 22nd

9ESocial - we finished our quality of life collage today, along with a brief description of it
Celebrating Canada CE due September 22nd

Important Dates coming up -
TOMORROW- No School (PD Day)

Have a great LONG weekend!

Wednesday, September 13th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - we finished working on our first spelling review unit - please complete if not done!

8E LA  - we finished our journal entry about being resilient and showing perseverance; we started our novel study, We All Fall Down by Eric Walters, and read chapter 1

9A Social - we read pages 6-7 and talked about quality of life; you completed a comparison of Emma and Jose's quality of life; please be sure you have created your vocabulary slides for the year (On Google Classroom)
Hurricane Harvey CE due September 22nd

9ESocial - w will continue of quality of life collage tomorrow; Celebrating Canada CE due September 22nd

Important Dates coming up -
TOMORROW- Conroy Classic (all afternoon) - dress weather appropriate!
September 15th - No School (PD Day)

Have a great evening!

Tuesday, September 12th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - we worked on our first spelling unit - E1; we also started our reading logs

8E LA  - we worked on a journal entry about being resilient and showing perseverance; we also started our reading logs

9A Social - we read pages 2-5 and talked about quality of life; please be sure you have created your vocabulary slides for the year (On Google Classroom)
*please bring in your school forms ASAP! 

9ESocial - we started our quality of life collage

Important Dates coming up -
September 14th - Conroy Classic (all afternoon) - dress weather appropriate!
September 15th - No School (PD Day)


Have a great evening!

Monday, September 11th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - we worked on our first spelling unit - E1

8E LA  - No class today! See you tomorrow :) 

9A Social - Map of Canada due tomorrow; we started the Getting to Know Your Textbook activity
*please bring in your school forms ASAP! 

9ESocial - we finished the Getting to Know Your Textbook activity

Important Dates coming up -
TOMORROW - Picture Day
September 14th - Conroy Classic (all afternoon)
September 15th - No School (PD Day)

Have a great evening!

TGI... Friday, September 8th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - we completed a reading comprehension: Rocketman 

8E LA  - we corrected the Black Holes reading comprehension 

9A Social - we started working on labeling a map of Canada
*please bring in your school forms ASAP! 

9ESocial - we started the Getting to Know Your Textbook activity

Important Dates coming up -
September 12th - Picture Day
September 14th - Conroy Classic (all afternoon)
September 15th - No School (PD Day)

What a great first week we had! Have a great weekend!

Thursday, September 7th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - we worked on our first journal entry - 100 Things About Me

8E LA  - we worked on our first journal entry - 100 Things About Me; we completed a reading comprehension booklet on Black Holes

9A Social - we started working on labeling a map of Canada
*please bring in your school forms ASAP! 

9ESocial - we finished labeling our map of Canada and answered questions about Canada as a country

Important Dates coming up -
September 12th - Picture Day
September 14th - Conroy Classic (all afternoon)
September 15th - No School (PD Day)

Have a great evening! Enjoy the sunshine :)

Wednesday, September 6th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - we worked on creating our Journal covers

8E LA  - we worked on creating our Journal covers

9A - please bring in your school forms ASAP! 

9E Social - we started labeling a map of Canada and will continue to work with it tomorrow 

Important Dates coming up -
September 12th - Picture Day
September 14th - Conroy Classic (all afternoon)
September 15th - No School (PD Day)

Have a great evening! Enjoy the sunshine :)

Welcome Back!

It was so great to see everyone today - old faces and new. I'm looking forward to an exciting year filled with fun, adventure, and a little bit of learning along the way. 
Hope to see many parents/students at tonight's meet the teacher from 5-7pm :)