Miss Greck's Class

November Newsletter

International Walk Day

On October 9th we participated in JS's school wide walk to support International Walk Day and promote healthy living!

Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn and you will.

- Vernon Howard

We Remember

In Flanders Fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

--John McCrae

Halloween Fun!

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. - Malcolm S. Forbes

Important Dates this Month:

November 4- Remembrance Day Assembly 1pm

November 6- Pizza Day

November 7- PD Day (No School)

November 10- No School

November 11- Remembrance Day (No School)

November 18- Hot Breakfast & PJ Day, Assembly at 2:30pm

November 20- Harvest Soup Day

November 24 to 27- Portfolio Walks

November 26- Donut Day!


We have the privilege of meeting with a representative from the Central Alberta Refugee Effort (CARE) the last Thursday of every month. We will be learning about how their organization helps refugees in our area and what we can do to help. CARE is a non-profit organization that assists in the settlement and integration of immigrants and refugees in our community.

If you are interested in more information about this organization I have included their website below.


Our Month at a Glance

This month we will be continuing working with numbers up to 1000. We will also be beginning our units on measurement and shapes. In Science we will be wrapping up our study of Rocks & Minerals and we will be beginning our unit on Hearing & Sound. In Language Arts we have had a blast reading various Roald Dahl books and stories. We will now be moving our focus to author Robert Munsch! I will be introducing the remaining components of the Daily 5 so students will now be learning to work independently at various literacy centers. We are wrapping up our Mapping Unit in Social Studies. We have had a great time reading and making Maps, as well as spotting JS and other local and international locations on a globe using Google Earth. Now that we have become familiar with our community in relation to the rest of the world we will now be learning about a few communities around the globe. We will be learning about how life is different there and why that is so. November is going to be a very fun and busy month!

You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives. - Clay P. Bedford