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Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Adding Decimals

Language

Students continued to work on their speech and made note of any changes I made to their rough copy. Students also timed themselves to see if they were within the 3-5 minute time limit. Once completed, they started their good copies.

Math

Learning goal: Students will add decimals.

We looked at examples on pg. 130 and 131. Students worked on textbook pg. 131 questions 1-3.

Homework: Math sheet

UOI

Students continued to work on their summative project. They have been focused in class and working well! They will start presentations on Thursday and Friday.

Announcements

- Please bring non-perishable foods to donate to a food drive run by the MYP students and each item that a student brings in will receive 100 house points!

- Re-registration packages are due February 12 by 4:00 pm. After this date, all available grade-level spaces will be open to our families on waitlists who will then have the opportunity to secure any vacant positions.

March Break Camp

March Break Camp registration forms were sent home back in October. We have had many students sign up since then and especially the last few days. If you are interested in registering your chid for our amazing March Break camp, please send in the completed  registration form, along with the $20 one-time non-refundable deposit in order to secure your child's spot (this could be paid in cash or through fresh books). This year there are two options to chose from the first being lunch and two snacks provided or the second being send your own packed lunch and a discounted camp rate! We also have daily rates available. Please contact Ms. Smith bsmith@stjudesacademy.com for more details. 

Monday, 22 January 2018

Math- Estimating Sums and Differences

Language

Learning goal: Students will work on reviewing previous lessons

Students completed review lesson 18 activities. Students will be reviewing their spelling words from Lessons 13-17 for this week's spelling test. Everyone completed the lesson activities in class today.

Math

Learning goal: Students will estimate sums and differences of decimals.

We looked at examples in the textbook on pg. 127 and 128. Students learned to round decimals to whole numbers in order to find the estimate of sums and differences quickly. Students worked on textbook pg. 128 questions 1-3.

Homework: Math sheet

UOI

Students continued to work on their summative. Everyone should be starting their display board/Power point today. Summative project is due on Thursday and presentations will take place on Thursday and Friday.









Announcements

- Please bring non-perishable foods to donate to a food drive run by the MYP students and each item that a student brings in will receive 100 house points!

Re-registration

Dear SJA Parents and Guardians,

As you are aware, the re-registration season is upon us and we have recently sent home packages with your child(ren). We value your loyalty and commitment to our school community and would love to continue our partnership by offering priority enrollment for our current SJA families. We kindly ask that you take a moment to review your financial statement and complete the information in the package and make any necessary changes to your place of residence, employment, email changes or any medical information that the administration should be aware of. Please be aware that in order to secure your child’s enrolment, it is imperative that you submit your re-enrollment package and fees no later than February 12, 2018 at 4:00pm. After this date, all available grade-level spaces will be open to our families on waitlists who will then have the opportunity to secure any vacant positions.

Regards,

Helen Markovic
Admissions Coordinator

March Break Camp

March Break Camp registration forms were sent home back in October. We have had many students sign up since then and especially the last few days. If you are interested in registering your chid for our amazing March Break camp, please send in the completed  registration form, along with the $20 one-time non-refundable deposit in order to secure your child's spot (this could be paid in cash or through fresh books). This year there are two options to chose from the first being lunch and two snacks provided or the second being send your own packed lunch and a discounted camp rate! We also have daily rates available. Please contact Ms. Smith bsmith@stjudesacademy.com for more details. 

Friday, 19 January 2018

Summative Project

Language

Students wrote Spelling lesson 17 test. Students continued to work on their speeches, either fixing their rough drafts or timing/practicing their speech.

UOI

Today was the last day for students to complete their summative planner. Please ensure that they bring all their materials on Monday if they haven't already done so. Their project is due next Thursday.

Announcements

- Please bring non-perishable foods to donate to a food drive run by the MYP students and each item that a student brings in will receive 100 house points!

- Medival Times field trip form is due Monday-- no exceptions!

Re-registration

Dear SJA Parents and Guardians,

As you are aware, the re-registration season is upon us and we have recently sent home packages with your child(ren). We value your loyalty and commitment to our school community and would love to continue our partnership by offering priority enrollment for our current SJA families. We kindly ask that you take a moment to review your financial statement and complete the information in the package and make any necessary changes to your place of residence, employment, email changes or any medical information that the administration should be aware of. Please be aware that in order to secure your child’s enrolment, it is imperative that you submit your re-enrollment package and fees no later than February 12, 2018 at 4:00pm. After this date, all available grade-level spaces will be open to our families on waitlists who will then have the opportunity to secure any vacant positions.

Regards,

Helen Markovic
Admissions Coordinator

March Break Camp

March Break Camp registration forms were sent home back in October. We have had many students sign up since then and especially the last few days. If you are interested in registering your chid for our amazing March Break camp, please send in the completed  registration form, along with the $20 one-time non-refundable deposit in order to secure your child's spot (this could be paid in cash or through fresh books). This year there are two options to chose from the first being lunch and two snacks provided or the second being send your own packed lunch and a discounted camp rate! We also have daily rates available. Please contact Ms. Smith bsmith@stjudesacademy.com for more details. 

Thursday, 18 January 2018

Speech Rough Draft Template

* I wasn't teaching in class today as I was hosting a workshop at the school, but this is what the supply teacher worked on with the students:

Language

Students transferred their speech onto a rough copy template so that students can connect all their paragraphs into one document. After I check and read it over, students can either write their good copy or my suggestions would be to type it.

Math

Students worked on review sheets based on the previous lessons we have learned about decimals.

Homework: Complete math sheets if not completed in class.

UOI

Students continued to work on their summative planner. For those who are finished, they can start to bring their materials/devices for their project tomorrow or Monday.

Announcements

- The MYP's are hosting a food drive, please bring feel free to donate perishable foods and for each items you bring in, you will receive 100 house points!

Re-registration

Dear SJA Parents and Guardians,

As you are aware, the re-registration season is upon us and we have recently sent home packages with your child(ren). We value your loyalty and commitment to our school community and would love to continue our partnership by offering priority enrollment for our current SJA families. We kindly ask that you take a moment to review your financial statement and complete the information in the package and make any necessary changes to your place of residence, employment, email changes or any medical information that the administration should be aware of. Please be aware that in order to secure your child’s enrolment, it is imperative that you submit your re-enrollment package and fees no later than February 12, 2018 at 4:00pm. After this date, all available grade-level spaces will be open to our families on waitlists who will then have the opportunity to secure any vacant positions.

Regards,

Helen Markovic
Admissions Coordinator

March Break Camp

March Break Camp registration forms were sent home back in October. We have had many students sign up since then and especially the last few days. If you are interested in registering your chid for our amazing March Break camp, please send in the completed  registration form, along with the $20 one-time non-refundable deposit in order to secure your child's spot (this could be paid in cash or through fresh books). This year there are two options to chose from the first being lunch and two snacks provided or the second being send your own packed lunch and a discounted camp rate! We also have daily rates available. Please contact Ms. Smith bsmith@stjudesacademy.com for more details. 



Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Speech Conclusion

Language

Learning goal: Students will write and recite their own informational speech.

Students started to write their conclusion paragraph for the speech and timed themselves to see how their long their speech is currently. Students made adjustments to their paragraphs where required.

Math

Learning goal: Students will round decimals.

We looked at examples on pg. 124 and 125 and students worked on pg. 126 questions 1-3. Students learned that numbers 4 or less rounds down and 5 or greater rounds up.

Homework: Math Sheet

UOI

Students continued to work on their summative and filling in their planner. Students who are doing a research project had to go through their information and fill in the appropriate information for each section.

Homework: Bring bristol board/materials or device tomorrow if student is finished their summative planner

Re-registration

Dear SJA Parents and Guardians,

As you are aware, the re-registration season is upon us and we have recently sent home packages with your child(ren). We value your loyalty and commitment to our school community and would love to continue our partnership by offering priority enrollment for our current SJA families. We kindly ask that you take a moment to review your financial statement and complete the information in the package and make any necessary changes to your place of residence, employment, email changes or any medical information that the administration should be aware of. Please be aware that in order to secure your child’s enrolment, it is imperative that you submit your re-enrollment package and fees no later than February 12, 2018 at 4:00pm. After this date, all available grade-level spaces will be open to our families on waitlists who will then have the opportunity to secure any vacant positions.

Regards,

Helen Markovic
Admissions Coordinator

March Break Camp

March Break Camp registration forms were sent home back in October. We have had many students sign up since then and especially the last few days. If you are interested in registering your chid for our amazing March Break camp, please send in the completed  registration form, along with the $20 one-time non-refundable deposit in order to secure your child's spot (this could be paid in cash or through fresh books). This year there are two options to chose from the first being lunch and two snacks provided or the second being send your own packed lunch and a discounted camp rate! We also have daily rates available. Please contact Ms. Smith bsmith@stjudesacademy.com for more details. 


*Remember to bring money to attend the grocery store tomorrow!*