Thursday, March 14, 2019

Field Trip Monday!

A friendly reminder that we will be going to the Vancouver Maritime Museum this upcoming Monday. Students must come with a packed lunch, water bottle, and snacks. This is a regular uniform day. 


No POTW this week.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Multiplication Ninja

Grade 4 has been learning about the process of multiplication in terms of repeated addition, arrays, rates, and groups of. For quick and accurate recall, students are expected to learn and memorize to   facts to 12X12

In class we have begun a program called "Multiplication Ninja" where students will earn "belts" as they master the times tables. 

Some students may require extra practice at home. Flashcards, games, and worksheets are all good ways to reinforce the skills at home. Students can go to  or to practice independently. 

Your ongoing support is appreciated. 

As we are midway through the school year, it is quite incredible to see how independent and responsible the Grade 4 students have become! In an effort to continue fostering independence, we are encouraging parents and caregivers to say their goodbyes before students head to their lockers and classrooms. Although it's difficult, it is a necessary hurdle in growth and development. 

Thanks in advance for your support!

Friday, February 22, 2019

Jacques Cartier

In social studies this term we are learning all about European exploration of North America. Students have been learning about the spice and silk trade, the search for the Northwest Passage, and early contact with aboriginal groups. This week we focused on French explorer, Jacques Cartier, his 3 voyages and failed colony along the St. Lawrence. 

Ask your children about it!

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Mark your calendars!

We will be going on our annual snowshoeing and Hiwus First Nations field trip to Grouse Mountain for the entire day on Tuesday, April 2nd. Details to come!

Monday, February 11, 2019

We are working on our second Energy Diet Challenge this week, and learning about ways that we can save gasoline. The students created posters showing various modes of eco-friendly transportation, and created a checklist for drivers. Here's a peak at our work!