Mrs. Simmons Notes

Mrs. Simmons Grade 3/4

Notes

This is our last week of school superstars!! It is going to be a great week! Remember that the cafeteria is closed this week. You can not order or buy anything. You need to bring your lunch.

Monday - There will be a short assembly in the afternoon. to practice our "song".

Tuesday - Track and Field(JMH High School) - This is an all day event so make sure you are prepared.  Wear sneakers and dress for the weather. You should bring a hat, sunscreen, a lunch and water. 

There will be a canteen on site selling the following: Taco Salad in a Bag $5.00, Hotdog $2.00, hamburgers $3.00, Chips $1.00, cookies $1.00, muffin $1.00, orange slices in a bag $1.00 and water $1.00,

Wednesday - We are going to re-plant our plants from our Tower Garden into the school's new community garden. There will be a short presentation from the Newcastle Public Library.

Thursday - There will be a year end assembly at 10:00 and in the afternoon we will have our annual student-teacher softball game.

Friday - report card day. Dismissal will be at 11:15

Let's have our last SUPERSTAR week!

Posted: June 10, 2018

Only 2 more weeks left Superstars!! I can't believe our year is almost over. This week is going to be another fun and exciting week!

Tuesday we have our class trip to Clay Cafe. We will leave the school around 8:50 and walk to Clay Cafe.

Thursday we will have our class trip to Kouchibouguac. The weather looks like it is going to be nice for both trips.  Remember to dress for the weather and bring a bag lunch to Kouchibouguac. There will be NO MICROWAVE the heat things up.

We are going to try to finish up our Personal Projects this week as well.

This is our final week for Daily 5. Your binders and writing folders will go home with you on Friday.

We will be doing Math Centers again this week.

Let's have another Superstar week!

WOW! Only 3 short weeks of school left!  This has been a fantastic year my Superstars. I hate to see it come to an end!! 

This week we have our Ducks Unlimited trip on Tuesday morning.  Remember to dress for the weather.  It looks like it could rain. The trip is a rain or shine event so dress warm.  You will need to wear rubber boots so you can go in the water to search for little critters.

Language Arts - We will be working on poems this week in Language Arts. As well, we will be working on our Personal Projects.

Math - This week we will have math centers.

Science/Social Studies - We will be working on our Personal Projects.

Let's have another Superstar week!

 

Wow Superstars, it is the end of May.  This year has gone by so fast!! Check out our Egg Drop Video.  That activity was alot of fun and we only broke 5 eggs!!  Remember to start putting on sunscreen in the mornings. The is starting to get warmer during our recess time. 

Wednesday is a half day of school.  It is the last half day Professional Development for teachers this year.  We are also going to watch the dress rehearsal for the Wizard of Oz on Wednesday morning.  I can't wait to see Nate, Michael, Rhylee, Caleb, Wynston and Jarrod in action!!

Thursday evening at 6:00 will be the actual performance.

Language Arts - This week we will be working on alliteration in poems

Math - We will begin to create our survey questions and hope to complete ours graphs this week.

Science - This week we are going to look at a Coding activity.

Let's have another Superstar week!

 

 

Posted: May 21, 2018

I hope everyone enjoed their long weekend and the beautiful weather that we had.  This is Provincial Assessment week for Grade 4 students.  Each morning this week we will spend time completing this assessment.  I know you will rock it!! 

PLESE NOTE THAT THERE WILL BE NO CAFETERIA SERVICE THIS WEEK

This is our last week of homework for the year. I do not assign homework for the month of June.

You will have a permission slip in your homefolder for our upcoming June Field Trips.  Make sure you get this signed an return as soon as you can.

Our new STEM Challenge this week is going to be the "Great Egg Drop". Thanks to Caleb for the idea. This should be lots of fun!

In Math this week we are going continue working on Data Management.

That's all for this week!!  Let's have another Superstar Week!

I hope everyone treated their mom's very special for Mother's Day and I hope you enjoyed the beautiful weather we had!  This week we will be treated to a Career on Wheels Day.  This will take place on Thursday.  You can also dress up as what you want to be when you grow up.

There will be a Bake Sale on Thursday hosted by our Grade 8 students.

Go For 42 will start on Monday. Get out and stay active!

Language Arts - This week we will be doing Reading Comprehension activities as a review for the Provincial Exam

Math - We will be working with Measurement  and Data Management this week.

Science - We will finish our Stem Challenge this week.

Let's have another Superstar week!

 

I hope everyone enjoyed their extra long weekend! It looks like a nice week of weather ahead of us.  Starting this week we will be going outside for morning recess too. Make sure you are dressed appropriately. The morning are still cool.

Grade 5 will be hosting their annual Yard Sale on Thursday this week. If you want to purchase something make sure you have money for Thursday.

Grade 4 and 5 students will be attending an Internet Safety presentation on Thursday morning as well this week.

Language Arts - This week we will be starting to work on poetry.

Math - We will be finishing One Step Equations and we will be learning about Probability and Measurement.

Science - This week we will have another STEM Challenge.

Let's have another Superstar week!!

Posted: April 29, 2018

We have a short week of school ahead of us, only 3 days! There is NO SCHOOL for students on Thursday and Friday.  Thursday is NBTA Branch Meetings for teachers and Friday is NBTA Subject Council. There will be NO HOMEWORK this week due to the short week.

This is Ms. Valanne's last week of her Student Internship.  We will be sad to see her leave.

On Monday morning at 10:00, we will be watching the dress rehersal for the Middle School Play. Recess will be early at 9:45.

Wednesday we will be treated to a Yoga Session in the gym. I am really looking forward to this and I hope you enjoy it too!!

This week we will be working hard to finish our Habitat projects.

Let's have another Superstar week!

Posted: April 22, 2018

Congratulations superstars on a fantastic performance of "Casey At the Bat". We are very proud of you and you should be proud of yourself! 

Remember that Wednesday this week is a half day of school. There is Teacher Professional Development in the afternoon.

Do not forget to pack extra socks in your backpack in case you feet get wet at noon hour.  The weather is suppose to be nice all week so there will be lots of melting on playground.

Language Arts - this week we are going to work with Amazing Adjectives!

Math - we are going to continue with our unit on Patterns.

Science - We are going to work on our Habitat projects!

Let's have another Superstar week!

Posted: April 17, 2018

Due to today‘s stormday our Music Festival performance will be re-scheduled for Friday morning at 10:45 at JMH. Remember to bring your ball hats and where black!

Welcome back Superstars to a five day week of school(if the weather co-operates). This is Music Festival Week! We will be going to JMH to present our Choral Reading on Tuesday at 10:45. Remember to wear black pants and to bring a ball hat!  I am very proud of you for all your hardwork. The choral reading is sounding awesome!  On Monday we will present it to Mme. Lockerbie's class and to both Kindergarten classes.

The Choir will be going to JMH to present at the Music Festival tomorrow morning leaving at 9:00.

Remember to throw an extra pair of socks in your bookbag.  The weather is getting warmer which means the playground will be getting wetter.

Language Arts - This week we will be finishing our Narrative Writing and we will be learning about when to use "oi" and "oy".

Math - We will be finishing our unit on fractions and we will have a unit test.

Science - We will be starting our Habitat Projects this week.

Music - We will be presenting our Choral Reading this week at the Music Festival!

Let's have another Superstar week!

Posted: April 8, 2018

Welcome to another Spring week Superstars! Hopefully the weather with co-operate and we will get to go outside.

Reports cards go home on Monday and this means that Parent-Teacher is this week too! PT Interviews will be Thursday evening and Friday morning.  There is NO SCHOOL on Friday of this week.

Our Scholastic Book fair is taking place all week. As a class we will visit the book fair on Monday and Tuesday morning at 9:30.

Our Choral Reading is coming together great! Remember to return your permission slips to school for the Music Festival next week.

Thursday will be Jersey Day. Wear your favorite jersey to show support for the Humbolt Broncos who suffered a horrible accident this past weekend.

Language Arts - This week we will be starting a Narrative Writing activity.

Math - we will be working in Math centers for Fractions and Decimals. We are going to have a test on Thursday.

Music - We will continue our practice for the Musical Festival.

Let's have another Superstar week!

Welcome back Superstars! I hope everyone enjoyed their Easter Weekend and four days off of school!  This week we are going to be working hard on our Musicals Festival Choral Reading. We only have 2 weeks to make this perfect! I know we can do this.

Language Arts - this week we are going to finish our Word Work writing activity.

Math - We are going to finish our Math  centers for Comparing and Ordering Fractions and then we are going to learn about decimals this week.

Music - We will be practicing for the Music Festival.

Science - We will be working on our Habitat projects.

Let's have another Superstar week!

Posted: March 25, 2018

Welcome back to another great week in GG3/4 SS.  I hope everyone had a great weekend.  Congratulations again to Jarrod and Elias for winning Bronze at the District STEM Fair this past weekend.  We are very proud of you!

This is a short week of school. There is NO SCHOOL on Wednesday due to Teacher Professional Development and there is NO SCHOOL on Friday due to Good Friday and next Monday is Easter Monday so there is NO School.

We are going to start preparing for the a Choral Reading for the upcoming Music Festival.

Language Arts - This week we will be focusing on Word Choice in our writing.

Math - We will be learning how to compare and order fractions.

Science- We will be starting a Habitat Project.

Let's have another Supersar week!

Posted: March 18, 2018

I hope everyone had a fantastic weekend! I am so proud of all of you for the hard work you put into your Stem Fair projects.  You also did a super job presenting them to our guests.  Superstars rock!! 

Ms. Valanne and I will be attending a Math PD on Friday so you will have a supply teacher. Also on Friday, there will be a musical presentation in the gym at 10:00.

Language Arts - This week you will be learning about plural nouns and  you have more practice creating fluent sentences.

Math - We are going to start a unit on Fractions this week.

Science - This week we will have a STEM challenge and we will be starting on new unit on Habitats.

Let's have another Superstar Week!

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