Last day of Term 1 Clubs is this Friday, November 29th. Term 2 Clubs start on January 13th. During the last couple of weeks before the Christmas break we have a few after school library closures. These are in addition to our regular Wednesday afternoons. The library and AR will be closed after school on: […]Read more "End of Term 1 Clubs and Library Closures"
Children may be telling you about a “CAT4” today. Students were told they are helpful for the Canadian government, but I’m afraid that was my error. They are solely for RCS and our teaching team to improve our education practices. CAT stands for Canadian Achievement Testing. During the weeks of November 25th – December 6th, […]Read more "Canadian Achievement Testing (CAT 4)"
Students have worked very hard and learned so much in term 1 so far. With report cards coming out on Monday next week, there have been a number of SWYKs and reflections to do. I like to remind students that all the hard work is already done. You’ve done the learning. It’s in your head […]Read more "Show What You Know Week (& Jacob Study Guide Key)"
“Boom! Zap! Pow! Put on your capes, because this Friday November 15th is RCS Elementary Hero Day! Students are invited – no, encouraged to come dressed up as a favourite hero — a Bible hero, a comic book hero, a community hero… the possibilities are endless. This is a chance to get creative and honour […]Read more "Hero Dress-Up Day"
This Friday, Chapel will be focusing on Remembrance Day. Each student will be given the opportunity to wear a poppy. These poppies are from the Royal Canadian Legion and a small donation is encouraged for the Legion that supplied RCS with these poppies. We encourage you to talk with your child about Remembrance Day and its significance. […]Read more "Remembrance Day Chapel"
To the much appreciated and highly sought-after parents of 3A: On the heels of Parent Teacher Conferences, our elementary school is inviting all parents to experience and collaborate on “deeper learning” for our children. The evening is centred on two topics that are very much at the forefront of Canadian education and society right now. […]Read more "Partnering for Deeper Learning"
Students had a very enjoyable and hands-on time with the pumpkins you brought in this week. Our kids were very excited to meet their new buddies this year, and connected well with them. Students have been working towards a class party since they started school in September. During the much-anticipated party this afternoon, the […]Read more "Jesus, Light of the World and More"
It was a real treat meeting many of you at parent teacher conferences. The time was short, but so precious. I have been looking forward to those 15 minutes since Meet the Teacher night. Thank you for making the time to get together in person as a team for your child’s learning. This week, we […]Read more "Partnering for Literacy"