General announcements and reminders: Library every Wednesday morning. Please have your books at school and in class first thing. Keep up your home reading and hand in your home reading sheets as soon as they are signed and completed. Everyone needs a book to read for DEAR every day for the third term. All books will be due for return to the library by June 8, 2017.
Elementary Track Meet on Tuesday, May 23 was a great success. Congratulations to all of our athletes who will go on to Division track next week.
Junior High track meet rescheduled for Friday, May 26 due to weather forecasts. Grade 6 students involved in helping need to be prepared for regular classes on May 24 and help with track on May 26. The science test for May 26 has been postponed to Monday, May 29.
Bennett Center Year End Review this week, all day Thursday. We NEED parent volunteers. Please email Ms. Johansson if you are able to help for the full day, morning or afternoon on Thursday, May 25. Please send lunches that don't need heat-up to help students finish up in the usual lunch eating time. Anything not finished will NOT be taken down to the gym as our afternoon continues.
Junior High Track meet: Friday, May 26. 20 grade 6 students will be assisting to run the track meet stations on this day.
Girls' Circle May meeting: Friday, May 26 from 3:30 to 5:00 pm. See the Girls Circle Google Classroom to check who is on snacks this month and find out about changes to our year-end party.
BYOD Meeting for Grade 5 parents: There will be a meeting for the parents of next year's grade 6 students on Tuesday, May 30 in the evening. Students from 6JB have been asked to volunteer to be part of the student presentation group to share their perspective with the parents at the meeting. A permission letter with more information will follow.
Homework and scheduled tests and quizzes: Math: see emails from Mrs. Bruinsma. The Math PAT is June 20.
Language Arts: First home reading vocabulary list, based on reading from May 26 to 22 due May 23 (even with track that day). Word lists should include a definition that students understand. Our L.A. PAT is June 19.
Science: The Sky Science unit test #2 will take place on Monday, May 29 in block 2 (9:45). Students have received study guides, vocabulary lists and a variety of study and review materials. Our Science PAT is June 23.
French: Our oral test will continue on Monday, May 29, which is our first French class since our test day on May 18 (due to long weekend, track meets and Bennett Center review).
Social Studies: We are finishing up our unit on levels of government in the next two weeks. The unit test will take place in the first week of June. After that, we will spend our time reviewing for the PAT on June 22.
Looking to the future: Bennett Center Science Year-End Review (at school) May 25 Junior High Track Meet May 26 Girls' Circle meeting May 26 (3:30 to 5:00) Girls' Circle year end party TBA in June (probably June 9) PAT exams June 19, 20, 22, 23