Ross Glen Road Runner Reporter
January 2020 News
January School Events
Jan. 9th - Gr. 3 swimming lessons
Jan. 14th - Parent Council Meeting at 7pm
Jan. 16th - Gr. 3 swimming lessons
Jan. 16th - Papa John's Pizza Night
Jan. 23rd - Gr. 3 swimming lessons
Jan. 24th - Spirit Day- Theme is "Out of the Ordinary"
Jan. 30th - Gr. 3 swimming lessons
Ross Glen Christmas Family Night
A HUGE thank you to our Parent Council who, along with the school, financially supported the event. Money from various fundraisers were used to assist with the expense of the evening. We appreciate your support!!!!
Reader's theater is a strategy that combines reading practice and performing.
The goal of reader’s theater is to enhance students’ reading skills and confidence by having them read aloud with a purpose. Re-reading is an important way to develop fluency. It also provides fluent readers the opportunity to explore genre and characterization, adding expression to their reading.
Fluency is defined as the ability to read with speed, accuracy, and proper expression. In order to understand what they read, children must be able to read fluently whether they are reading aloud or silently. When reading aloud, fluent readers read in phrases and add intonation appropriately.
There are many benefits of reader's theater, including:
- improved reading fluency through repetitive readings of the text.
- increased expression while reading aloud.
- accurate comprehension of the story line.
- improved confidence in students' reading.
Spirit Week Photos
The item will be added to School Cash Online on January 1st and can be ordered until January 13th at 8:59pm.
Miss Foster sent out an email to inform everyone of the dates.
The theme is "Out of the Ordinary" and was chosen by Ms. Kuehn's grade 4 class.
Pizza night allows families to order pizza from Papa John’s online using a special code. The code gives the family a 15% discount and also earns a 15% donation for our school. Once we have further instructions and the required code, we will share it with families.
Here are the Papa John’s pizza night dates for the year:
Thursday, January 16
Thursday, February 13
Thursday, March 19
Thursday, April 9
Thursday, May 28
Thursday, June 11
Building Blocks is Back!
We are pleased to annouce the opening of our third location in the portable adjacent to Ross Glen Elementary School. We opened our first location in 2003 right in Ross Glen School and are so proud and excited to be coming home.
This is our part time/full time preschool program designed for children ages 2 – 5 and offer parents the flexiblilty to choose which sessions and which days your child will attend. Parents at Building Blocks can also apply for daycare subsidy which could cover up to $546 per month of your preschool fees. Our hours of operation are Monday to Friday with a morning session 8:30am – 11:30am and an afternoon session 12:30pm – 3:30pm. The fee for a morning or afternoon session is $88/month for one session per week. We also have an hour before school session (7:30am – 8:30am) an lunch hour session (11:30am – 12:30pm) and an after school session (3:30pm – 4:30pm). The fee for one of these session is $32/month for one seesion per week. Parents who access the lunch program would pack their child a lunch. Please keep in mind that we are a nut free environment.