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 Date: December 2, 2019

 

General

·         Student report cards will be going home on Friday and parent/teacher conferences are scheduled for next week.

·      Parent/teacher conferences are planned for Tuesday, December 10 and Thursday, December 12. Please go to https://cces.schoolappointments.com/admin/ to register. (You will need to set up a new account for this year as previous usernames and passwords have been cleared from the system.)

·      You will also receive a Student Information Verification sheet with the report card. Please make any required corrections and return it, signed, to the office.

·      Grade 1 & 2 parents please review the email that was sent out earlier this morning, before booking your appointments.

·      In order to ensure that the evening flows in an orderly way, it is imperative that conference times are followed. With all due respect: Please be available at the start time, and please leave at the end time; that way everyone else will also have an opportunity to benefit from their conferences.

·         This coming Friday, Grades 6 & 7 will be hosting their annual Market Day event! This event runs from 2-4pm and all proceeds are donated to our sponsor children. Students from other grades are invited to walk through from 2-3. Prices at each booth range from $1.50-$15. Parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc. are invited to come out from 2-4! There are many great stocking stuffers and decorations, as well as a lot of snack items to keep you going! :) Thank you in advance for your support!

·         Primary Craft Day! Please mark your calendar for Tuesday, December 17 from 9-11am. We need lots of help to make this fun morning a success! Let your child's teacher know if you (or Grandma) can help out. We also will need lots of fresh greenery. Please let us know if you can drop off greenery or holly prior to the date. Thanks!

·         Centerpoint Community Services – THANK YOU for all for your donations and energy in supporting Centerpoint last month. We as a school raised $732.90 - AMAZING! Also, big thank you to Mr. Scholtens for organizing and heading this awareness raiser.

Credo Aid

·         Thank you to all the volunteers who have signed up already for working at Glow Coat Check! We almost have all 7 nights filled!

·         AVAILABLE TIMES: 3 afternoon spots on Saturday, December 14 from 11:45 am - 5 pm. Friday, December 20 is empty so the schedule has been broken into two time slots. 3:45 - 8 pm and 8 -11:15 pm. The option for someone to work the full shift is still open as well. Sign Up Online at volunteersignup.org/L3CEM or email Pearl at cphoff98@outlook.com for questions or messages.

·         If you are interested in helping Marilyn Vandeburgt and Lisa Vanderven organize a Spring Auction and canvas for donations, please contact either of these ladies or a member of Credo Aid Board. Thank you!

·         Thanks everyone! Pearl, Marcia, Tanya, Allison and Leona

Kindergarten

·         Happy December! We are into term 2 of Kindergarten already! Time flies when you are having fun!

·         If you need another copy of December's calendar, just let us know. There is no Kindergarten this Friday.

·         Captains of the Kindergarten has started! Today was Brielle and Wednesday is Caleb and next Monday is Charlotte.

·         Bible: the Christmas story

·         Science: Healthy bodies

·         LA: We are finishing up the alphabet this week. Next week we start all over again!

·         Math: number 7

·         Music: Please practice Rejoice the Lord is King (all verses) at home

·         Author: Leo Lionni

Grade One

·         Math: For the whole month of December we will be learning and practicing different strategies for addition and subtraction.

·         Art: Finishing our winter scenes

·         Language Arts: continue with ck, introduction to the Buzz Off Miss Pill spelling rule. Sight word: was. Please continue to review the sight words practiced to date.

·         Bible: We will focus on the New Testament stories surrounding the birth of Jesus.

·         Memory work for Friday: Christmas program verse.

·         Science: Nocturnal Animals with a focus on bats

Grade Two

·         Math: Students will be reviewing all of the math fact strategies learned so far this year through various games and activities.

·         Social Studies: Students will demonstrate their roles and responsibilities by brainstorming ways to show the virtues of friendship, generosity and honesty.

·         Art: Painting a winter scene

·         Language Arts: Continue with parts of speech: verbs; suffix ing. Sight words: sure, every.

·         Science: Changing States of Matter

·         Memory Work: Please see the Christmas Program song in your child’s agenda. Thanks for your hard work!

Grade Three

·         Bible: Israel in Egypt

·         Memory: Sing We the Song of Emmanuel, verse 1

·         Reading: Students will learn how Jack and Annie help their new friends in chapters 7 and 8 of Twister on Tuesday this week. -Mrs. Minderhoud

·         Writing: Personal narratives

·         Spelling: This week’s CORE words are mother, light, country, father, let

·         Math: Geometry. Unit test scheduled for Friday.

·         Social Studies: First Nations of the Okanagan

·         Art: Shape concepts

·         P.E.: Fundamental movement skills: Overhand throw

Grade Four

·         ADST: Lots of supplies have been coming in for our houses! Thank you! We hope to finish our preliminary work this week and begin building next week.

·         Memory Work: We are starting a selection of songs from our Christmas programs. These will not be tested, but we will be memorizing them as a class for our program.

·         Bible: We will pick back up with our David unit talking about his coronation this week.

·         Math: We hope to begin our Patterning unit focusing on multiplication, arrays, and multiplying by skip counting this week.

·         Reading: We have finished Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes and hope to begin Cricket in Times Square this week.

·         Writing: This week we are looking at organizing our writing through the use of position words

·         Socials: We will finish looking at Samuel de Champlain this week.

·         PE: Reminder to bring a gym strip to school for PE days (Tuesday & Thursdays).

Grade Five

·         Memory: O Ye Heights of Heaven (We are spending a fair amount of time on this in class.)

·         Socials: Difficulties faced by immigrants. Students will do short skits on Friday.

·         Writing: We hope to spend some time writing poetry. List poems using various topics. We begin very simple and make it more complex as we go along.

·         P.E.: European Handball. Please help your child remember to bring P.E.strip on Tuesdays and Fridays.

·         Bible: The Lord's Prayer and the Sermon on the Mount

·         Math: Long Division and application

·         Science: Fossil Fuels

·         Computers: Typing Practice

·         French: Sentences with the vocab we know

·         Reading: Numbers the Stars ~ an introduction to WWI

Grade Six

·         Memory Work: Emmanuel, God with Us

O Emmanuel, God with us;

Spirit revealed in us,

That we may be your hope to the world!

O Emmanuel, God with us;

With a light to break the darkness

That we may show your hope to the world!

Be God in us.

 

Emmanuel, Emmanuel,

Emmanuel, Emmanuel,

Wonderful Counselor,

Lord of life, Lord of all,

He is the Prince of Peace,

Mighty God, Holy One,

Emmanuel, Emmanuel!

·         Math: completing the unit on geometry. There will be a small test on Friday.

·         L.A.: we will start a new novel The Breadwinner. Each student will get a copy of the book.

·         Computers: Typing Club

·         Social Studies: Current events, Canadian government.

·         For current events, Students will find an article either in the newspaper or online that they are interested in. They will all share their findings individually with the class. For more information about this assignment, please refer to the worksheet that is given to the students.

·         Current events schedule: Mon – William and Kaitlyn, Wed – Cedar, Fri - Joseph

·         Art: completing Bird Mosaic

·         P.E.: basketball. Please remind your child to bring a PE shirt, shorts/pants, and shoes for indoor sports.

·         Bible: completing the unit of the account of Esau and Jacob. There will be a small test on Thursday

·         Lunch time devotion schedule: Mon – Caleb, Tue – Ximon, Wed – Surkhab, Thur – Jonathan, Fri – Jocelyn

·         Market Day on Friday

Grade Seven

·         Memory Work: Our focus continues to be on the Christmas program songs

·         Bible: A small group assignment detailing David's rise to the throne is due Tuesday

·         Science: Our focus is on elements, compounds, and mixtures this week

·         Math: Review and introduction of operations with decimals

·         Writing: Creating a variety of poems this week

·         Vocab Quiz: Friday: malicious, explicit, dejected, contradict, pretentious, irrelevant, nostalgic, delineate

·         Current Events: Alexa (Teusday), Kendra (Thursday)

·         Tripleball: a jamboree is scheduled for this Wednesday afternoon. More details were sent home in an email.

·         Market Day: This Friday!! More details were sent out in an email.

 

 

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Date: November 25, 2019

 

General

·         Thursday Hot Dog Sale - all proceeds go to Centerpoint - $1.50 each

CENTERPOINT Community Services

·         This is the final week of raising awareness and funds for Centerpoint Community Services. So far collectively as a school we have almost raised $275 – Great job students! Thursday ends the fund-raising efforts with a hotdog sale. Thank you to grade 6 for taking this on!

Credo Aid

Welcome to the last week of November!

·         To start this week with EXCITING NEWS, we are grateful to now have 5 amazing ladies who have come forward to organize a Spring Community Event. If you have been thinking about helping out, these ladies probably would appreciate another helping hand: Kendra Vandergaag, Carolyn Bontkes, Sue Vanderhorst, Michelle Dehaas and Andria Lengkeek.

·         The volunteer calendar for Coat Check at Glow Gardens starting December 13 is looking good with 5 days covered but we still have spots that need to be filled on December 14, 20, 21. If you are intimidated by the length of time contact me. (Pearl) We are trying to avoid splitting shifts as much as possible but if necessary we can accommodate. * Remember this counts for Credo High volunteer requirements. Lots of Friday night spots available for a "one of a kind date night" SIGN UP AT: https://volunteersignup.org/L3CEM

SHOP EASY GIFT CARDS

·         Christmas is a great time to support our schools through the gift card program! Whether you are giving to family or friends, giving to employees or planning on a special dinner out we have many options that can benefit both you and Credo. Did you know we carry Amazon cards? Or that Cactus Club gives us 10%?

·         To make things simpler for the gift card team the order deadline is THIS WEEK THURSDAY, November 28th. At that point Caroline will be placing the final order that is guaranteed to arrive before school ends. Contact your local rep to order or place online through the school website. ORDER FORM ATTACHED.

Kindergarten

·         We have school this Friday. We are going bowling. It was exciting to hear that for some of the kids it is their first time! I am counting on the following mom's to drive: Karen Aikema, Allison Vandeburgt, Jenise Hollar, Brenda Beaukema, Kim Meints. If you are not driving, you are welcome to join us there. Remember, preschoolers are welcome but are not able to bowl. :)

·         Please review the letters and sounds at home with your child. It is very helpful to solidify their learning at school.

·         We are getting ready for the Christmas program. Normally we don't have memory work in Kindergarten, but if you could sing "Rejoice the Lord is King' (all the verses) at home, it would help us along.

·         Letters: Vv for violet vase, Ww for waving, Yy for yawn.

·         Math: #6

·         Bible: Daniel

·         Science: Force and motion

Grade One

·         There is a grade one day off this week Thursday.

·         Math: Subtraction

·         Art: Blending colours with paint

·         Memory Work: from now till the Christmas break, memory verses will be from Christmas program songs. Please work on memorizing just the words at home. We are working on the music at school.

·         Language Arts: working on ck. See green duotang this week. We will continue working on blends. Sight word: of

·         Bible: We have completed the stories about Joseph. We will transition into Christmas stories and pick up in Exodus again in January.

·         Science: Nocturnal animals with a focus on bats

Grade Two

·         Math: Students are starting to feel more confident with the Ten Buddies, Add/Subtract Ten and Doubles math facts strategies and their math facts are going much faster! This week, we will add the Doubles Plus One and Count Up strategies to our repertoire.

·         Social Studies: Students will be brainstorming ways that they can show Christian virtues in their home, school and community environments.

·         Art: Guided Drawing

·         Language Arts: suffixes s and es review and introduction to suffix ing. We will also begin the introduction to nouns and verbs. Sight words: they, sure

·         Music: focus is on the Christmas program songs.

·         Memory Work: A song for the Christmas program – again try to learn the words.

·         Bible: Parables of Jesus

Grade Three

·         Bible: Jacob and Joseph. Unit test on Wednesday.

·         Memory: Joy Has Dawned, verse 2 (from the Gettys). The students are only expected to know the words, not the tune, but you can easily find the tune online if that helps.

·         Reading: Students will continue their study of Twister on Tuesday this week. - Mrs. Minderhoud

·         Writing: Personal narratives

·         Spelling: This week’s CORE words are need, far, hand, high, year.

·         Math: 3D shapes (a.k.a. solids)

·         P.E.: Fundamental movement skills: catching

·         Social Studies: Life of the Coast Salish First Nations. We’re off to the Avril Centre tomorrow for a field trip on the First Nations of the Fraser Valley. Thanks for the many volunteer drivers! If the forecast holds up, we plan to be outside for lunch, so please make sure your child brings a coat to school.

Grade Four

·         Swimming on Friday! Please return permission forms!

·         ADST: We have begun our “Great Build Challenge” – if you have Lego, Duplo, or other building supplies you can lend to your child for a few weeks, we’d appreciate it!

·         Memory Work: We are starting a selection of songs from our Christmas programs. These will not be tested, but we will be memorizing them as a class for our program.

·         Church History: This week we will be wrapping up our unit with a test on Friday.

·         Math: We are finishing up our unit by talking about congruent shapes and symmetry. Unit test on Thursday or Friday.

·         Reading: Working on Chapters 6-10 this week Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

·         Writing: This week we are looking at using logical order in our paragraphs and using graphic organizers to help structure our writing

·         Socials: We are finishing our Jacques Cartier and Samuel de Champlain unit with a quiz on Wednesday. Then we hope to begin our project.

·         PE: Reminder to bring a gym strip to school for PE days (Tuesday & Thursdays).

Grade Five

·         Memory: Born A Mighty King

·         Socials: Difficulties faced by immigrants.

·         Writing: We hope to spend some time wring poetry. We will begin with free style poetry, using animals as the theme.

·         P.E.: Complete working on volleyball. Please help your child remember to bring P.E.strip on Tuesdays and Fridays.

·         This Friday, we plan to go swimming. Please be sure your child is prepared.

·         Bible: Jesus heals the man with the unclean Spirit; Jesus teaches on the mountainside; Jesus teaches his people to pray

·         Math: Long Division

·         Reading: Gentle Ben - finishing this novel this week!

·         Science: Non-renewable resources

·         French: FRENCH QUIZ on Classroom items

·         Computers: Typing skills

Grade Six

·         Memory Work: Of the Father’s Love Begotten verse 2

This is He Whom seers in old time

Chanted of with one accord;

Whom the voices of the prophets

Promised in their faithful word;

Now He shines, the long-expected;

Let creation praise its Lord,

Evermore and evermore!

·         Math: continue with the unit on geometry

·         L.A.: Readers Theatre. Students will be assessed in their reading skills on Friday.

·         Computers: Typing Club

·         Social Studies: Current events, different systems of government.

·         For current events, Students will find an article either in the newspaper or online that they are interested in. They will all share their findings individually with the class. For more information about this assignment, please refer to the worksheet that is given to the students.

·         Current events schedule: Mon – Beckem, Wed – Brendan, Fri - Kaitlyn

·         Art: Bird Mosaic

·         P.E.: basketball – control dribbling and speed dribbling. Please remind your child to bring a PE shirt, shorts/pants, and shoes for indoor sports.

·         Bible: continue on the unit of the account of Esau and Jacob

·         A.D.S.T.: Market Day preparation – Creating an ad. Ad due this Thursday

·         Lunch time devotion schedule: Mon – Austin, Tue – Owen, Wed – Brendan, Thur – Avery, Fri – Amy

·         Please sign and return the permission form for the swimming trip this Friday.

Grade Seven

·         Memory Work: For the next few weeks we won't have any specific memory work as we focus on learning our songs for the Christmas Program

·         Bible: Unit 2 project due Tuesday. This week we will be looking at David's faithfulness and humility as he patiently waits for the LORD to work out his plan for him to be king after Saul dies.

·         Socials: Geography of the Ancient Civilizations project due Tuesday

·         Math: Unit test on adding and subtracting fractions due Tuesday.

·         Science: We will be starting our Chemistry unit this week.

·         Writing: Beginning our Poetry unit this week.

·         Current Events: Ryan (Tuesday); Jeren (Wednesday); Peter (Thursday)

·         Music: instruments and books are needed at school on Wednesday

·         Phys-Ed: We will be going swimming on Friday afternoon.

·         Tripleball: Girls: home game; Boys: Away at LCS. Games are done around 4:15. The boys will be back at school by 4:30.