Spring Celebration of Learning

Chers parents,

JQ’s Spring Celebration of Learning will take place next week on Tuesday March 6 & Thursday March 8, with early dismissal at 2 p.m. on both days. You are invited to attend a 30 minute learning conversation with your child which includes 10 minutes with me to discuss highlights and set goals for the . . . → Read More: Spring Celebration of Learning

Animating History: The 1907 Anti-Asian Riots

Chers parents,

Here is the animated film created by Division 5 students on Tuesday’s field trip to the Museum of Vancouver. Our animators, Ashley, Kellen, Alysha,  and Jae Woo, were an amazing team. With their help students were able to storyboard, plan, design, shoot, and create sound effects for their movie – all before 2 . . . → Read More: Animating History: The 1907 Anti-Asian Riots

Field Trip: Museum of Vancouver – “Animating History”

Chers, parents,

This is very short notice; my apologies! We are taking advantage of a cancellation to participate in a stop-motion animation workshop at the Museum of Vancouver, called “Animating History”. This will take place on Tuesday January 23rd, all day. It will dovetail nicely with our upcoming Social Studies theme on immigration.

In order . . . → Read More: Field Trip: Museum of Vancouver – “Animating History”

Communicating Student Learning – New Report Card Format

Chers parents,

I spent about 2 hours last night writing a carefully thought-out letter for inclusion with the Mid Term Progress Reports going home this week, and right after I concluded with a happy message of optimism and signed it, MS Word froze and I lost everything. I had auto-save and auto-recover enabled but because . . . → Read More: Communicating Student Learning – New Report Card Format

Fresh Grade – digital learning portfolios

Chers parents,

Over the last few months, the students and I have been familiarizing ourselves with the digital learning portfolio platform called Fresh Grade. Each child has their own Student account which they can access using a computer or a mobile device. There is a separate Parent account for each of you to be able to log . . . → Read More: Fresh Grade – digital learning portfolios

Britannia Mines field excursion Wednesday December 6, 2017

Chers parents,

This is a friendly reminder that this Wednesday we are joining with Division 4 (Mme Caroline) to spend the day at Britannia Mining Museum.

We are still waiting for a number of permission forms and cheques/subsidy requests. Please note that your child will not be allowed to come if we have not received the completed and signed permission . . . → Read More: Britannia Mines field excursion Wednesday December 6, 2017

Growing Crystals!

This week students will have a science experiment to carry out at home. As this experiment includes working in the kitchen with the stove and boiling fluids, they will require adult supervision or assistance. Before beginning, I encourage students to take some time researching which variant they would like to try. I have created a . . . → Read More: Growing Crystals!

Frequently used sites

I’ve added links to the menu in the right-hand sidebar of this page. Students wishing to advance in Code.org can click on the link under “Liens indispensables” to go directly to our division’s login page.

For Storybird, their usernames are LastFirstname (except for Katie!) and whatever password they selected. Students who have forgotten their passwords will have . . . → Read More: Frequently used sites

Panda Yoga for November

Chers parents,

Starting Thursday, November 2nd, JQ students in several classes will participate in a series of yoga lessons with Panda Yoga, led by Ms Jie Man. The purpose is to help students develop awareness of how they feel in mind and body, and to practise strategies for self-regulation, mindfulness, and de-stressing.

. . . → Read More: Panda Yoga for November

2017 Writers’ Festival field trip

Chers tous,

A field trip permission form was sent home last week to go to the Writers’ Festival tomorrow, Tuesday October 17 to attend the talk “Newfoundland Yarns” with writer and comedian Andy Jones at 1:00 p.m. As we are currently learning ways to “Show, don’t tell!” in our narrative writing and poetry in Language Arts, this fits . . . → Read More: 2017 Writers’ Festival field trip


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