1B Weekly News
March 12, 2015
A Note From Mrs. Waters
On Wednesday, nursing students from the University of Calgary came and taught the students about the importance of washing their hand properly. There is a packet in your child backpack from them.
Our field trip to the Museum of Islamic Art is on Monday, March 16. It will be an integrated experience in Math, Art and Technology. The students will be looking for geometrical shapes, experiencing and analyzing artwork, and using technology to record and present what they learn.
Their will be no homework next week since we are going on a field trip and it is a short week. Please be sure though that your child is reading every day after school.
Self-monitored to keep track of meaning as we read and to make deeper connections with the books we are reading.
Began our poetry unit by looking at the work through a poet's eye in a fresh new way.
Learned the names of two dimensional and 3 dimensional shapes.
Sorted and grouped animals by how they eat, their covering and the way they move.
BENEFIT CONCERT - The Arts at ASD
ASD faculty members will be performing a benefit concert for Mila Lopres and her family on March 13 at 3:00pm in the ASD theater. Patty Sands, Stephanie Gravelle, Emily Crowe, Chet Garber and Debbie Armstrong (QMA) will present a program of Bach, Mozart, Bernstein, Hamlisch and others. All donations will be sent to the Lopres family. Sadly Mila lost her husband suddenly earlier in the year. Mila is a valued member of the ASD family. If you don't know Mila personally, she is an important person in the ASD business office.
Join the Elementary School Counselors March 15th at 8:10am in the Elementary Cafeteria for a morning coffee and a discussion about Managing Attention and Impulsivity.
Upcoming Principals’ Coffee
Tuesday, March 17th at 8:05 in the ES Cafeteria – Please mark your calendars. Our focus will be on supporting your child with reading at home. This session will be presented by our Literacy Coordinator, Mrs. Katrina Theilmann. We hope that many parents will attend.
March 16: Field Trip to Museum of Islamic Art
March 19-28: Spring Break