LOWER ELEMENTARY OCTOBER NEWS!


THIS MONTH

October has been a very busy month in Lower Elementary! We enjoyed our field trip to the Petroglyphs where we went on a hike in the woods and learned about the Indigenous rock carvings. We also had a visit from the educators from the Trent Tracks program. We spent a wonderful afternoon in Burnham Woods and participated in activities surrounding indigenous teachings, including learning about the medicine wheel. The exciting news for students this month is that we expanded the Lower Elementary Program into two homerooms. We continue to come together as a group for many different aspects.

NEXT MONTH

In November we look forward to Our Parent-Child Open house and meeting with Parents during interviews the week of November 18-22. We will also be having discussions and activities around Remembrance Day. Students will be participating in our school ceremony with a group presentation. 

TIP/REMINDER

P.A. Day November 22

With the cold weather approaching please ensure your child is prepared for all weather conditions.

LE News Jan. 28th-Feb 1st

This Week:

A busy week here in LE! On Monday we had volunteers from Friends Of Honduran Children in to do a workshop with students called “Global Kids”. Students learned about what life is like for Honduran Children and participated in several activities including writing post cards. Thank you Libby( a KMS parent) and her team for coming in to talk to us!

Students were excited to present their French plays to parents today! Thank you to everyone who took time out of their busy schedules to come watch their children present and thank you to Laura, our French Teacher for all her hard work in supporting our students with these performances.

Next Week:

Gym will continue on Wednesday at Trent University. Please help your child/children to remember their running shoes, water bottles and dress in comfortable/stretchy clothing!

Jimmy Chapman, a well known local Break Dancer will be returning to KMS on Friday and teaching us all how to break dance.

Tip/ Reminder:

Never help a child with a task at which he feels he/she can succeed  (Maria Montessori )

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LE NEWS Week of January 14-18, 2019

THIS WEEK

This week our Ski Day was fabulous! Students had a lesson and lots of fun on the runs. The weather was cold but the sun was shining! Thank you to all our parents that helped for the day we couldn’t have done it without you!

NEXT WEEK

Students will participate in a work shop called “Global Kids” which is developed with Friends of Honduran Children. Gym classes will continue at Trent University on Wednesday. Please remind students to have indoor running shoes and gym clothes.

TIP/REMINDER

Next week Registration packages go out to parents. Please let us know if you have any questions.

LE News: Week of Jan 7-11th

This Week:

Students jumped right back into classroom routines after being off. Lots of stories and memories were shared about their holidays. The LE students started their week off with writing New Years resolutions and making goals for the year.

On Wednesday, students had their first visit to Trent University where they participated in gym activities for the afternoon. They enjoyed learning the skill of basketball and playing a number of games.

Next Week:

Ski day is happening on Wednesday! Please help your child to ensure they are dressed for the weather. We look forward to hitting the slopes!

Tip/ Reminder :

There is a Parent/Education session on Thursday from 4-5. Please make sure you talk to Carolyn in the office if your child will need After School Care.

LE News: Dec 2nd-7th

This Week:

Santa Shop was a huge hit for our Lower Elementary students. We spent the week, wrapping and organizing presents and setting up the specialist room into a shop. On Thursday, each student had a job to do. Many students were in charge of running a table full of gifts. Other students were in charge of the cash, tags, and emergency wrapping. The school raised over $1000 dollars for a local homeless shelter! Way to go KMS!! 

Students also sang Christmas carols to residents of Springdale Nursing Home. The students enjoyed having juice and cookies with the individuals.  Thank you Korina for all your hard work to make this event happen! 

Next Week: 

The Middle School toy drive continues next week. Donations can be put in the grey bins in front of the kitchen. 

The Christmas party is fast approaching.  Students have been assigned a variety of songs  and are encouraged to practice over the next couple weeks.  Their choir folders should be kept in their backpacks. 

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LE News: Dec 2nd-7th

This Week:

Santa Shop was a huge hit for our Lower Elementary students. We spent the week, wrapping and organizing presents and setting up the specialist room into a shop. On Thursday, each student had a job to do. Many students were in charge of running a table full of gifts. Other students were in charge of the cash, tags, and emergency wrapping. The school raised over $1000 dollars for a local homeless shelter! Way to go KMS!! 

Students also sang Christmas carols to residents of Springdale Nursing Home. The students enjoyed having juice and cookies with the individuals.  Thank you Korina for all your hard work to make this event happen! 

Next Week: 

The Middle School toy drive continues next week. Donations can be put in the grey bins in front of the kitchen. 

The Christmas party is fast approaching.  Students have been assigned a variety of songs  and are encouraged to practice over the next couple weeks.  Their choir folders should be kept in their backpacks. 

Quote of the Week:

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