Free BBQ lunch tomorrow for students

Hello parents

Orders for Taco Boys were sent home yesterday. However, since we are having a barbecue on Thursday, you can request the return of any money sent in for Taco Boys if you wish. We will still be ordering for those who would rather have tacos than hamburgers or hot dogs. You can let me know via agenda or by emailing me if you would like the money sent back home. Sorry for any confusion!

Thank you,

Mrs. Barton

May 30th – June 1st

Hello Parents,

There is a lot happening this week.

Science class on Tuesday:

Mrs. MacNeill would like to remind students to bring in their supplies to build a mini boat for Tuesday’s science class.  Students will be constructing the boats as well as conducting a variety of tests.

This weeks Bible Verse: 

Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.”  So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.

Genesis 1:26-27

Elementary Track and Field Day

On Wednesday, June 1st, students in grades 1-6 will travel to UPEI for a track and field day. This will allow students to prepare for the up-coming ACSI Track Meet on Wednesday, May 8th.  Please come prepared with appropriate athletic wear, sneakers, water, and a snack. Only a few students from grade one and two will be chosen to attend the meet on May 8th.

Scholastic Book Orders: 

Books order forms will go home with your child on Monday.  If you wish to place an order please send the order form, along with a cheque by Friday, June 3rd.

Jamaica Missions Services

Several Gr 11/12 students from GCS have recently returned from a service missions trip to Jamaica and are eager to share their experiences with you.  Please feel welcome to attend on Wednesday, June 1 at 2:00 PM.

LAST CALL for Golfers:  Annual Golf Challenge

Grace Christian School is holding its 5th Annual Fundraising Golf Challenge on Saturday, June 4th, at the Clyde River Golf and Country Club, 384 Clyde River Road, Clyde River, PE. 

DATE: Saturday, June 4, 2016
TIME: Sign in at 7:00am – 7:45am
Shotgun start at 8:00am
ENTRY FEE: $100.00 per person OR $400.00 per team (includes: green fees, cart rental, sleeve of balls, complimentary snacks & drinks on the course, surf ‘n turf lunch, and $40 charitable receipt per entrant). Student rate (18 years and under): $75.00

Not a golfer?  If you would be interested in becoming a hole sponsor, please contact me, or Mr. Ellis, to make arrangements to receive more information.

Geneva Villa: 

On Thursday, June 16th grade one and two will get the opportunity to travel to Geneva Villa.  We will once again sing to the residents and have  a chance to read to and talk with our friends at the Villa.   We will be leaving the school at 12:40 and arriving at the Villa at 1:00.  We will need drivers for this event.  Please let me know if you are available to drive.

This week’s tests: 

Friday — Spelling test (List # 27 grade one, List # 30 grade two)

Important Dates & Upcoming Events:

  • June 1 – Elementary Track and Field Day at UPEI
  • June 3- Red Cross Water Safety Presentation (K-6)
  • June 4 – GCS Golf Challenge & Provincial Track Meet
  • June 6 & 7- Law & Zoology Presentations to Elementary
  • June 8 – ACSI Elementary Track and Field Meet at UPEI
  • June 9 – Athletic Awards Ceremony (2:00-3:00pm)
  • June 10- Living Wax Museum (ESL student presentations)
  • June 13-15 – Grade 10-12 Exams
  • June 15 – Grade 6 Graduation (9:15am)
  • June 15 – Grad Banquet (6:30pm)
  • June 16 – Grade one trip to Geneva Villa
  • June 17 – Graduation (7:00pm)
  • June 20-22 – Grade 7-9 Exams
  • June 21 – Grade one end of year trip to Vandenburg farm
  • June 21 – JK/K Graduation (6:30pm)
  • June 23 – Family Fun Day at Sandspit
  • June 24 – School Closing/Report Cards

 

Enjoy your week!

Mrs. Barton

More updates…

Hello parents,

Move up day: 

Tomorrow we will be be having a Grade one move up day.  That means that the current students in Kindergarten will come to Grade one for the morning to experience what a day in Grade one will look like.   It will be a regular school day for our current grade one and two students. Our current grade one and two students will be having class in the fellowship hall for the morning.

 

Homework:

We are on the countdown to the end of the year, however we still have a lot of learning left to do.   Please make sure that your child is completing his/her homework every night.  Students have reading, spelling and math facts to study each night from Monday to Thursday. Please sign your child’s agenda each night.  Also, please check your child’s blue folder for corrections or unfinished work from the day.

Geneva Villa: 

On Thursday, June 16th grade one and two will get the opportunity to travel to Geneva Villa.  We will once again sing to the residents and have  a chance to read to and talk with our friends at the Villa.   We will be leaving the school at 12:40 and arriving at the Villa at 1:00.  We will need drivers for this event.  Please let me know if you are available to drive. 

That’s all for now!  I hope you are all enjoying the lovely warm weather we have had the last couple of days.

Mrs. Barton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 24th – 27th

Hello Parents,

The end of the year is drawing near, but there are still lots of events and activities to look forward to over the next few weeks.

Elementary Track Day: 

On Wednesday, June 1st students in grades 1-6 will travel to UPEI for a track and field day.  Permission slips will be sent home at the end of this week.

Calling All Golfers:  Annual Golf Challenge

Grace Christian School is holding its 5th Annual Fundraising Golf Challenge on Saturday, June 4th, at the Clyde River Golf and Country Club, 384 Clyde River Road, Clyde River, PE.

DATE: Saturday, June 4, 2016
TIME: Sign in at 7:00am – 7:45am
Shotgun start at 8:00am
ENTRY FEE: $100.00 per person OR $400.00 per team (includes: green fees, cart rental, sleeve of balls, complimentary snacks & drinks on the course, surf ‘n turf lunch, and $40 charitable receipt per entrant). Student rate (18 years and under): $75.00

Not a golfer?  If you would be interested in becoming a hole sponsor, please contact Mrs. MacNeill, or Mr. Ellis, to make arrangements to receive more information.

This week’s tests: 

Wednesday — Math test

Thursday  — Phonics test

Friday — Spelling test (List # 26 grade one, List # 29 grade two)

Important Dates:

June 4 – GCS Golf Challenge
Jun 13-15 -Grade 10-12 Exams
Jun 15 – Grade 6 Graduation (9:15am)
Jun 15 – Gr. 12 Grad Banquet (6:30pm)
Jun 17 – Gr. 12 Graduation (7:00pm)
Jun 20-22 Grade 7-9 Exams
Jun 21 – JK/K Graduation (6:30pm)
Jun 23 – Family fun day at Sandspit
Jun 24 – School Closing/Report Cards

Students have been learning about animal habitats in science class.  The last couple of classes students have constructed  a habitat for a specific animal.  Here are a few shots of their projects.

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May 16th – 20th

Hello Parents,

We had a great time at the Zoo on Wednesday.  Thank you to all the volunteers who took time to come with us.  Your help was very much appreciated.  What a great opportunity for students to see all the wonderful animals that God has created.

This week’s bible verse:

Students will continue to learn I Corithians 13:4-8a

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth.  Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends.

Pizza Party tomorrow (Monday):

Grade one and two has been working toward a pizza party.  I am pleased to announce that last week students were able to earn all their letters for the pizza party.  On Monday for lunch we will be ordering pizza for the whole class, so students will not need a lunch unless they do not want pizza.  Students should still bring a snacks with them for their morning snack time.

Our next thing we will be working toward is a teddy bear picnic.  Students will earn smilies if they have good transition between classes and activities.  At the end of the day, if students have more smilies than saddies they will get a letter toward  the prize.

Elementary Open Chapel This Wednesday: 

Everyone is invited to join us for our weekly Chapel service on May 18th from 9:00am – 10:00pm.  Students will have the opportunity to perform some of the songs they have learned in music throughout the year.  We will also be singing some of our favourite chapel songs.  Pastor Matt McGonnell will share a message from God’s word.  Please invite Grandparents, Aunts and Uncles and other family members.  All are welcome!  We hope to see you there.

This week’s tests:

Wednesday — Math test

Thursday — Phonics test

Friday  — Spelling test (List # 25 grade one, List # 28 grade two)

Dates to remember:

Monday, May 23rd – Victoria Day

Wednesday, June 1 – Track and Field Qualifying Day at UPEI

Saturday, June 4th – GCS Golf Challenge

Wednesday, June 8 – ACSI Elementary Track Meet at UPEI  for Grades 3-6

Here are a few shots from our trip to the zoo:

 

May 9th – 13th — We’re going to the Zoo!

Hello Parents,

Happy Mother’s Day to all the Moms.  I hope your day was special.

We have an exciting week coming up in grade one and two this week.

Zoo trip:

It will be an exciting week for students in grade one and two.  Please remember that we will be travelling to the Moncton Zoo this Wednesday, May 11th!  The bus will be leaving the school at 8:00am so please ensure that your child is at the school by 7:45am.  Please send your child with proper foot wear and a jacket as we will be outside all day.   There is a nice day in the forecast at the moment, but we all know how unpredictable  the weather can be this time of year.  Students should bring snacks and a lunch along with them in a backpack to make it easier to carry.  Students may also bring sunscreen as we will be spending all day outside.  The bus will be returning to the school by 3:30pm.

Elementary Open Chapel

Everyone is invited to join us for our weekly Chapel service on May 18th from 9:00am – 10:00pm.  Students will have the opportunity to perform some of the songs they have learned in music throughout the year.  We will also be singing some of our favourite chapel songs.  Pastor Matt McGonnell will share a message from God’s word.  Please invite Grandparents, Aunts and Uncles and other family members.  All are welcome!  We hope to see you there.

Memory Verse: 

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth.  Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends.

1 Corinthians 8:4-8a

 

This week’s tests:

Thursday — Phonics test

Friday — Spelling test (List # 24 Grade one,  List # 27 Grade 2)

 

Dates to remember: 

Wenesday, May 11th –  Grade 1-2 and 10 trip to the zoo

Monday, May 23rd – Victoria Day

Wednesday, June 1 – Track and Field Qualifying Day at UPEI

Saturday, June 4th – GCS Golf Challenge

Wednesday, June 8 – ACSI Elementary Track Meet at UPEI  for Grades 3-6

 

Enjoy your week!

Mrs. Barton