- Monday, May 28 is the first day of the Scholastic Book Fair and it concludes on Thursday, May 31. See posters for schedule.
- Mrs. Garbutt from the City of Kamloops will be joining us again on Tuesday, May 29 for a presentation on worm composting.
- Orientation for the new Kindergarten students is the afternoon of Tuesday, May 29 and a substitute teacher will be in for part of the afternoon.
- The RCMP will be sponsoring a Bike Rodeo the morning of Wednesday, May 30 from 9:00-11:00. We will start with an assembly in the gym and then those children with bicycles will participate in the bike rodeo. If you would like your child to participate, ensure they have their bike, a helmet and a lock for their bike that morning.
- Our last Scholastic book orders for this year went home this week and are due back Wednesday, May 30.
- Don't forget about Bert Edwards' Egg Glider Fun Thursday, May 31, 1:00pm. Please see previous post for details.
- A reminder that the Scholastic Free Book Coupons Team Awesome received from me in their Christmas cards expire on June 30. Please order a book using the coupon before then.
- Permission forms for both our Learn To Fish trip to Paul Lake on Monday, June 4 and our 2 June gymnastics lessons at TCC went home last week. Please note that both have a fee.
- There will be no Family Projects for June. Our schedule is so busy I'm not sure we'd have time to share them.
- We are down to 12 pairs of scissors from 26. If you find a pair at home could you please send them back. Thank you.
- Don't forget to send us any small, broken appliances you might have lying around for our June FAF activities on June 8.
- The BEST May newsletter can be found here.
- May sight words are: are, her, him, how, out, play, this, when, your. Please feel free to practice them at home.
As I was looking at the calendar and filling in dates, I was taken aback to realize that we have just over one month of school left this year. How did that happen? We have plenty of activities to fill up the time- field trips, assemblies, Fresh Air Fridays and, of course, our regular curriculum stacked on top. I often begin to feel a bit anxious this time of year as I think of how much more I want to share with the children. And although we will do tons of learning these last few months, I never seem to feel 'finished' (although I might feel like it by the end of June). There is always something else I would like to help Team Awesome discover or get them excited about. Of course, their formal learning has just begun and they will have plenty of other opportunities to embrace the excitement and I will start all over again with a new group in the fall so technically, we will not be finished even though this school year will soon be.
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