Mr. Glazier

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Posted: September 6, 2017

What a great "back to school" welcome at Gretna Green School. My name is M. Glazier, and I will be teaching your child French this year. The foundation and been laid in grade 3, and students are off to a fantastic start in grade 4.

Positive communication between teachers and parents/guardians is essential. I hope the following information will help you understand certain aspects of your child's academic year.

Teacher Page:

I post frequently on my teacher page, which is located under the “Teacher Page” tab of our school website. Student’s schedules, class assignments, notices, reminders, links, etc. will be updated weekly.

Likewise, it is very important that you verify our school website on a regular basis in order to know what is going on. Many notices, updates, important reminders, etc. are posted daily.

English Language Arts:

English will be taught by Mlle. Savoie for 30 minutes daily.

Book orders:

Scholastic book orders will be sent home once my account have been activated. This is a great opportunity to build your child’s French library. Your orders also help us earn points towards additional browsing box books for our classrooms.

Homework:

I try to keep homework to a minimum. I do, however, encourage your child to read every night in French for 15 minutes. Books will be sent home once I establish their current reading levels. This may take up to a week or two. If work has been assigned, it will be due on Fridays. Any incomplete work will be sent home as well. If you have any questions, please contact me and I will respond via telephone as promptly as possible.

You may prefer your child to divide his/her workload throughout the week as he/she could have activities on certain nights such as: hockey, karate, dance or whatever the case may be. It is up to you! I hope this “homework routine” will be easier to organize your family’s schedule, as we encourage children to get involved in extracurricular activities.

Other information:

  • Please send a note if your child will be absent or when there is a change in the child’s routine. School policy dictates that your child will be sent on the bus if I do not have a note stating that he/she should not “take the bus.”
  • Students may keep a bottle of water. (optional)
  • Treats! Please let me know if there are any food items your child should not eat. Please do not forget that Gretna Green is a peanut free school.
  •  I teach from 8:30-2:30, and committed to school extra-curricular activities on most days. I will respond to messages as promptly as possible.
  • Thank you so much for your cooperation. Your child’s education is at heart.

Let’s work together to make 4 Glazier and the greater Gretna Green community a positive learning environment for all. Cheers!

M. Glazier :)

 

Posted: June 18, 2017

A reminder to parents/guardians that permission slips were due Friday, June 16th for our field trip to unearth a time capsule placed in 1992. We will be leaving the school at 11:45 and travelling by foot to the location between Miramichi Honda and Seamen's Hospital (20 minute walk) to meet up with the Miramichi Heritage Board, past students, various city councilors, and dignitaries. Please ensure students have appropriate footware, water bottles, puffers/epi-pens (if required). We look forward to seeing what burried treasures lie beneath :)

Posted: June 12, 2017

Welcome back to 6, 7, 8 FI Glazier. I trust everyone had an enjoyable weekend. It was a beautiful weekend. Summer is just around the bend J

Please note that this will be the last week for our school breakfast program. There will also be free popcorn for students on Wednesday.

French - All students will be completing their year-end writing pieces this week. Next week will serve as a review of assignments/tasks assigned throughout the year.

Math - Final geometry unit will be completed this week. Students will be building triangles and learning about polygons. Please let me know as well if you wish to have any additional work for your child to complete at home.

Also, Mathletics offers a “Summer Math Challenge” to students over the summer break. If you would like your child to continue to practice, please log in and sign up. The subscription is free. Please refer to the link below:

http://ca.mathletics.com/summermath/

As always, if you have any questions, please contact me at the school. I will respond promptly via telephone. Let's have a great week at GG!

 

Posted: June 6, 2017

Welcome back to our first full week of June in 6, 7, 8 FI Glazier. Best of luck to students who continue to write provincial and district assessments this week.

Friday, June 9th, the grade 6 and 7s will be travelling to Camp Sheldrake for their year-end field trip. Permission slips have been sent home. If you haven’t already done so, pleasure ensure filed trip permission slips are signed and returned ASAP.

French - Grade 6 will continue will comprehension activities as a follow-up to their assessment. Writing assignment will be geared towards their year in grade 6. The grade 7 student’s focus will be a continuation of their pass tense write-up. Grade 8’s will be writing either about their experience in grade 8 at GG or expectations for gr 9 next year. Comprehension review of verbs covered throughout the year to continue.

Math - Provincial assessment to take place Monday. Following assessment, we will continue with our final geometry unit. Please let me know as well if you wish to have any additional work for your child to complete at home.

As always, if you have any questions, please contact me at the school. I will respond promptly via telephone. Let's have a great week at GG!

Posted: May 31, 2017

Welcome back to our final week of May week in 6, 7, 8 FI Glazier. Best of luck to students who will be writing various assessments this week and next. 

A reminder to everyone that our year end middle level dance will be thus Thursday, June 1st. Dance will be from 6-8.

Friday, June 9th, the grade 6 and 7s will be travelling to Camp Sheldrake for their year-end field trip. Permission slips have been sent home. Please return by Friday, June 2nd.

French - Grade 6 students will focus their attention on reading comprehension this week. Their assessment will take place Friday. The grade 7 student’s focus will be a pass tense write-up. Grade 8’s will continue to draft their letters to the editor. Comprehension review of verbs covered throughout the year to continue. Weekly quizzes will be given.

Math - Angles and Polygons test has been corrected and sent home. This week students will review polygons, and develop formulas to determine perimeter area and volume. Assessment to take place next week. Please let me know as well if you wish to have any additional work for your child to complete at home.

As always, if you have any questions, please contact me at the school. I will respond promptly via telephone. Let's have a great week at GG!

 

Posted: May 24, 2017

Welcome back to another week in 6, 7, 8 FI Glazier. I trust everyone had an enjoyable Victoria Day weekend.

A reminder to students that the sign-in forms for our upcoming dance (June 1st) are due tomorrow. Please return to homeroom.

French - Grade 6 students continue to work on their opinion text. The grade 7 students will finalize their procedural writing assignment this week. Grade 8’s will be drafting their letters to the editor. Comprehension review of verbs covered throughout the year to continue. Weekly quizzes will be given.

Math - Angles and Polygons unit test Friday. Our last unit of study will be Geometry. This week students will construct and compare triangles, regular and irregular polygons, and develop formulas to determine perimeter area and volume. Lessons will continue into next week. Please let me know as well if you wish to have any additional work for your child to complete at home. Please note that our Provincial Numeracy assessment will be administered the 1st week of June.

As always, if you have any questions, please contact me at the school. I will respond promptly via telephone. Let's have a great week at GG!

Posted: May 16, 2017

Welcome back to another week in 6, 7, 8 FI Glazier. Here’s hoping the soggy weather will soon be behind us, so that we can get out and enjoy spring like weather.

Our home & school fundraiser will end this week.  Money raised goes directly back to GG. Please return money and unsold tickets to the office by Thursday.

Guests from the Tim Horton’s Camp will be visiting with students on Wednesday afternoon. They will be doing a variety of activities with our middle level students to recap events held last fall.

French - Grade 6 students continue to work on their opinion text. The grade 7 students continue to finalize their procedural writing assignment. Grade 8’s have completed their interview assignment. Their next assignment will be a letter to the editor. Comprehension review of verbs covered throughout the year to continue. Weekly quizzes will be given.

Math - Angles and Polygons unit is underway. This week students will be learning to measure the sum of interior angles of triangles and quadrilaterals. Please let me know as well if you wish to have any additional work for your child to complete at home.Please note that our Provincial Numeracy assessment will be administered between May 29th- June9th.

As always, if you have any questions, please contact me at the school. I will respond promptly via telephone. Let's have a great week at GG!

Posted: May 9, 2017

Welcome back :) Congratulations to students who participated in the Provincial Drama Festival.

French - Grade 6 students continue to work on their opinion text. The grade 7 students will finalize their procedural writing assignment. Grade 8’s will be filming their interview assignment towards the end of the week. Comprehension review of verbs covered throughout the year to continue. Weekly quizzes will be given.

Math - Angles and Polygons unit is underway. This week students will be learning terms and using protractors to measure angles. Please let me know as well if you wish to have any additional work for your child to complete at home. Please note that our Provincial Numeracy assessment will be administered between May 29th- June9th.

As always, if you have any questions, please contact me at the school. I will respond promptly via telephone. Let's have a great week at GG!

Please note:

- School reopening ceremony Monday at 1:00 pm in the gym. 

- STEM FEST 2017 on Saturday at JMH, starting at 10:00 am. Refer to school website for details.

 

Posted: May 1, 2017

Welcome back to the 1st day of May. Best of luck to the 6,7, and 8 students who will be in Fredericton for the Provincial Drama Festival.

French - Grade 6 students will be working on their opinion text. The grade 7 students will continue with procedural writing assignment. Grade 8’s will be refining their interview questions. Comprehension review of verbs covered throughout the year to continue. Weekly quizzes will be given.

Math – Unit test will be returned and sent home to be signed. Angles and Polygons unit will commence this week. Please let me know as well if you wish to have any additional work for your child to complete at home.

As always, if you have any questions, please contact me at the school. I will respond promptly via telephone. Let's have a great week at GG!

Please note:

- Monthly assembly will be held on Tuesday morning in the gymnasium for all students.

- Home and School Fundraiser money to be returned to the office

- 3 day week for all students due to teacher AGM on Thursday and Subject Council Friday.

Posted: April 24, 2017

Welcome back! Please note that there will be no school for students on Friday. The day is designated as a Professional Learning day for teachers.

Also, dress rehearsal for our Middle level drama production “Annie Jr” will take place Wednesday a.m. The final production will be presented to the community at large on Thursday evening at 6 p.m.

GG’s Home and School fundraiser will also begin on Monday. Students will be home on Monday with tickets and a detailed notice.

French - Grade 6 students continue to draft an opinion text. The grade 7 students are busy writing a marche à suivre (procedural) writing assignment. Grade 8’s will be learning about interviews and the process involved. Their assignment for the week will be to develop interview questions. All grades will begin a comprehension review of verbs covered throughout the year. Weekly quizzes will be given.

Math - This week students will learn the difference between experimental and theoretical probability. There will be a unit review on Wednesday and test on Thursday. Our next unit of study will be Angles and Polygons. Please let me know as well if you wish to have any additional work for your child to complete at home.

As always, if you have any questions, please contact me at the school. I will respond promptly via telephone. Let's have a great week at GG!

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