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June 15
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February 13
Coyote Carnival Week

Coyote Carnival Week: Monday, Feb. 26 – March 2
 
Monday, Feb. 26: Sport day/hat day
Students can wear their favorite jersey and/or hat in school. 
 
Tuesday, Feb. 27: Crazy Hair Day
Reminder: Students will be dismissed at 11:00 am. 
 
Wednesday, Feb. 28: Pink Shirt Day
Students will be participating in outdoor activities.  Please make sure your child is dress appropriately for the weather
 
Thursday, Mar. 1: PJ & Stuffy Day
Students can wear PJ to school and bring their favorite stuffy to class. 
 
Friday, Mar. 2: School color day/school spirit day
Students can wear school clothing or wear blue and/or green for school spirit. 
 
 
January 22
Newletter January 22-26

Monday, January 22, 2018

What we are learning:

 Literacy:  list 4 words (an, very, its, over, your) “l” Blends (bl, cl, fl, gl, pl, sl, )

Numeracy: continue with beginning addition strategies (+0, +1. +2, +3) Introduce subtraction.

 Information Items/Dates to Remember:

 ·       Send extra mitts and socks!  The snow is fun to play in but sometimes outdoor clothes get wet and it’s nice to have spare dry clothes. 

·       This term is a very important learning time in Grade One!  Please ensure your child is rested and ready to learn each day.  It is an amazing time for academic growth. Nightly reading is an integral part of that learning! 

 Homework

 ·       Nightly Practice:  read your good fit book and practice your sight words.

·       Bring your homework bag each day.

·       Practice getting snow suits, mitts, hats, boots on independently! Label winter clothing.

·       Return library books by Thursday.

As always if you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to call me at school, send a note in your child’s communication bag, or send me an email.

  J Mrs. Bird                                                       (506)453-5429                                           mary.bird@nbed.nb.ca​

January 15
Newsletter Jan. 15- 19

Monday, January 15, 2018

What we are learning:

 Literacy:  list 4 words (big, went, are, come, if)

Numeracy: beginning addition strategies (+0, +1. +2)

You and Your World:  differences between someone being a bother, being mean or being a bully.

 Information Items/Dates to Remember:

 ·       Friday, Jan. 19th: UNB hockey night - free admission for elementary students (see attached sheet.)

·       Send extra mitts and socks!  The snow is fun to play in but sometimes outdoor clothes get wet and it’s nice to have spare dry clothes. 

·       This term is a very important learning time in Grade One!  Please ensure your child is rested and ready to learn each day.  It is an amazing time for academic growth. Nightly reading is an integral part of that learning! 

·       Kleenex donations would be much appreciated. Also it may be a good idea to send a little bottle of hand sanitizer with your child right now as it is flu season!!

 Homework

 ·       Nightly Practice:  read your good fit book and practice your sight words.

·       Bring your homework bag each day.

·       Practice getting snow suits, mitts, hats, boots on independently! Label winter clothing.

·       Return library books by Thursday.

As always if you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to call me at school, send a note in your child’s communication bag, or send me an email.

J Ms. Bird                                                                (506)453-5429                                   mary.bird@nbed.nb.ca​

January 08
Weekly News - January 8-12, 2018
Monday, January 8, 2018
Dear Families,
Welcome Students Back to School!  I hope you had a wonderful winter break with your family!  Happy New Year! 
 
What we are learning:
 
In Balanced Literacy we will continue to work on Literacy, which includes Read to Self, Work on Writing, and Word Work.
In Math, we will be working on a Measurement Unit.  Make sure to practice addition and subtraction math facts at home.  Use Xtra Math to practice.
In Science, we are working on investigating questions – Why is snow white?
In Social Studies, we are learning about the people of New Brunswick.
 
Information Items/Dates to Remember:
 
·        Emergency Contact Information – Please contact the school if we do not have your current emergency contact information.  If you have a new phone number or email the school requires that information.
·        Please listen to the radio in the mornings in the event school is ever cancelled as a result of winter weather.
·        First Day of School – Monday, January 8.  Happy New Year!
 
 
Homework:
 
·        Each week, your child will be bringing home books at his/her independent reading level (good fit books). Please make time each night to allow your child to read these to you.  An important component of strengthening your child’s reading skills is regular home reading practice. Make sure to focus on comprehension by having your child understanding what is being read.
 
·        For some fun math practice at home with your child, play a math game and continue to practice addition and subtraction math facts.
 
As always if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call me at school, send a note in your child’s communication bag, or send me an email.
 
           J Mr. Linder                                           (506)453-5429                                 gordon.linder@nbed.nb.ca

December 11
Weekly News - December 11-15, 2017
Monday, December 11, 2017
Dear Families,
I hope you have a wonderful winter break with your family!  Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!  This will be the last Weekly News until January 8, 2018!
 
What we are learning:
 
In Balanced Literacy we will continue to work on Literacy, which includes Read to Self, Work on Writing, and Word Work.
In Math, we will be working on an Addition and Subtraction Unit.  Make sure to practice addition and subtraction math facts at home.  Use Xtra Math to practice.
In Science, we are working on investigating questions – Why is snow white?
In Social Studies, we are learning where people live and work in New Brunswick. (Rural and Urban Communities).
 
Information Items/Dates to Remember:
 
·        Grade 3 Skating – Wednesdays, December 13 and 20.  Thank you to all parents who signed up to help with skating at 8:45 at the rink.  Reminder - All students should wear mittens when skating.
 
·        Emergency Contact Information – Please contact the school if we do not have your current emergency contact information.  If you have a new phone number or email the school requires that information.
 
·        Please listen to the radio in the mornings in the event school is ever cancelled as a result of winter weather.
 
·        Last day for Cafeteria will be Friday, December 15.
 
·        Social Studies Project to be completed for Wednesday, December 20.
 
·        Last Day of School - Friday, December 22 will be an 11:00 am dismissal for students.
 
·        First Day of School – Monday, January 8.  Happy New Year!
 
Homework:
 
·        Each week, your child will be bringing home books at his/her independent reading level (good fit books). Please make time each night to allow your child to read these to you.  An important component of strengthening your child’s reading skills is regular home reading practice. Make sure to focus on comprehension by having your child understanding what is being read.
·        For some fun math practice at home with your child, play a math game and continue to practice addition and subtraction math facts.
 
As always if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call me at school, send a note in your child’s communication bag, or send me an email.
 
            J Mr. Linder                                           (506)453-5429                                 gordon.linder@nbed.nb.ca

December 04
Weekly News - December 4 - 8, 2017
Monday, December 4, 2017
Dear Families,
 
I hope you had a great weekend and are ready for another wonderful week in grade 3!  Please contact me if you missed Parent Teacher Interviews and would like to meet for an interview.
 
What we are learning:
 
In Balanced Literacy we will continue to work on Literacy, which includes Read to Self (good fit books), Work on Writing (Personal Narratives), and Word Work.
In Math, we will be working on an Addition and Subtraction Unit.  Make sure to practice addition and subtraction math facts at home. 
In Science, we are working on investigating questions – Where does chocolate come from?
In Social Studies, we are learning where people live and work in New Brunswick. (Rural and Urban Communities).
 
Information Items/Dates to Remember:
 
·        Grade 3 Skating – Wednesdays, December 6, 13, 20.  Thank you to all parents who signed up to help with skating.
 
·        Wednesday, December 6 – School Christmas Tree Lighting at 6:00 pm.
 
·        Thursday, December 7 – K-2 Christmas Concert at 9:15 am.
 
·        Friday, December 8 - K-2 Christmas Concert at 9:15 am.
 
·        Please note if there are any changes to your child’s afterschool arrangements, the school must have a note from you.  Thank you for your cooperation!
 
·        Fridays at GNMES are School Color Days. Everyone is encouraged to wear green and or blue or GNMES clothing to promote school spirit.
 
·        Social Studies Project to be completed for Wednesday, December 20.
 
·        Friday, December 22 will be a half day of school for students.
 
Homework:
 
·        Each week, your child will be bringing home books at his/her independent reading level (good fit books). Please make time each night to allow your child to read these to you.  An important component of strengthening your child’s reading skills is regular home reading practice. Make sure to focus on comprehension by having your child understanding what is being read.
 
·        For some fun math practice at home with your child, play a math game and continue to practice addition and subtraction math facts.
 
As always if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call me at school, send a note in your child’s communication bag, or send me an email.
 
            J Mr. Linder                                           (506)453-5429                                 gordon.linder@nbed.nb.ca

November 27
Weekly News - November 27 - December 1

Monday, November 27, 2017
Dear Families,
 
I hope you had a fun weekend and are ready for another wonderful week in grade 3!  Thank you to all parents who attended Parent Teacher Interviews!
 
What we are learning:
 
In Balanced Literacy we will continue to work on Literacy, which includes Read to Self (good fit books), Work on Writing (Personal Narratives), and Word Work (new words sent home today).
 
In Math, we will be working on an Addition and Subtraction Unit.  Make sure to practice addition and subtraction math facts at home. 
 
In Science, we are working on investigating questions – What is the Moon made of?
 
In Social Studies, we are learning where people live and work in New Brunswick. (Rural and Urban Communities).
 
Information Items/Dates to Remember:
 
·        Pizza Order forms need to be returned by Friday, December 1 (Cash only).
 
·        Grade 3 Skating – Wednesdays, December 6, 13, 20.  Thank you to all parents who signed up to help with skating.
 
·        Wednesday, December 6 – GNMES Christmas Tree Lighting at 6:00 pm.
 
·        Thursday, December 7 – K-2 Christmas Concert at 9:15 am.
 
·        Friday, December 8 - K-2 Christmas Concert at 9:15 am.
 
·        Please note if there are any changes to your child’s afterschool arrangements, the school must have a note from you.  Thank you for your cooperation!
 
·        Fridays at GNMES are School Color Days. Everyone is encouraged to wear green and or blue or GNMES clothing to promote school spirit.
 
·        It is very important that you label your child’s jackets, sweaters, coats, shoes, backpack, etc… to help us get lost items of clothing to their rightful owners! 
 
·        Friday, December 22 will be a half day of school for students.
 
Homework:
 
·        Each week, your child will be bringing home books at his/her independent reading level (good fit books). Please make time each night to allow your child to read these to you.  An important component of strengthening your child’s reading skills is regular home reading practice. Make sure to focus on comprehension by having your child understanding what is being read.
 
·        For some fun math practice at home with your child, play a math game and continue to practice addition and subtraction math facts.
 
As always if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call me at school, send a note in your child’s communication bag, or send me an email.
 
           J Mr. Linder                                           (506)453-5429                                 gordon.linder@nbed.nb.ca
November 20
Christmas Dinner
Christmas Dinner $5.50
December 5
Sliced Roast Turkey
Mashed Potatoes
Vegetables
Cranberry Sauce
Savory Stuffing  
Gravy
Christmas Cookie



November 20
Weekly News - November 20 -24, 2017
Monday, November 20, 2017
Dear Families,
I hope you had a wonderful weekend and are ready for another great week in grade 3!  
 
What we are learning:
 
In Balanced Literacy we will continue to work on Literacy, which includes Read to Self, Work on Writing, and Word Work.
 
In Math, we will be working on Addition and Subtraction Unit.  Make sure to practice addition and subtraction math facts at home.
 
In Science, we are working on scientific inquiry – a way of learning about the natural world. Investigating and Exploring Soils.
 
In Social Studies, we are learning where people live and work in New Brunswick. (Rural and Urban Communities).
 
Information Items/Dates to Remember:
 
·        Report Cards sent home on Monday, November 20.
 
·        Book Fair - Wild West.
 
·        Parent Teacher Interviews – Friday, November 24.  No School for students.
 
·        Grade 3 Skating – Wednesdays, December 6, 13, 20.
 
·        Please note if there are any changes to your child’s afterschool arrangements, the school must have a note from you.  Thank you for your cooperation!
 
·        Fridays at GNMES are School Color Days. Everyone is encouraged to wear green and or blue or GNMES clothing to promote school spirit.
 
·        It is very important that you label your child’s jackets, sweaters, coats, shoes, backpack, etc… to help us get lost items of clothing to their rightful owners! 
 
Homework:
 
·        Each week, your child will be bringing home books at his/her independent reading level (good fit books). Please make time each night to allow your child to read these to you.  An important component of strengthening your child’s reading skills is regular home reading practice. Make sure to focus on comprehension by having your child understanding what is being read.
·        For some fun math practice at home with your child, play a math game and continue to practice addition and subtraction math facts.
 
As always if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call me at school, send a note in your child’s communication bag, or send me an email.
 
       J Mr. Linder          (506)453-5429                             gordon.linder@nbed.nb.ca

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