Thursday, June 29

Teaching is a weird profession. Every year you spend 10 months in close quarters with a 20+ kids of varying abilities and coming from diverse backgrounds. You try to build a climate of respect, safety, fun and, hopefully, one that is conducive to learning for everyone. Then, one day, June arrives and it’s all over. The kids go home. And in September you do it all over again. It’s a bit Sisyphusian (is that a word?)

Every class is different, special and unique, with its own challenges and rewards but this class seemed to stand out. These students were especially respectful, caring, sometimes zany and just a lot of fun to be around. I will think of them often and I will definitely look back on this year with many fond memories and much laughter.

To the parents: thank you for your support, your kind words and for your generosity.

To the students: I will miss you. Have a great summer. Keep on smiling! See you next year.

Mr. H

Check out the SlideShow below!

2016 2017 Slideshow

Friday, June 23

A reminder that Monday is our Waterslides Trip!  

Remember to bring swim suit, towel, sunscreen, hat, water, lunch, snacks etc.

On Tuesday, we are watching the movie, Holes, as we just finished reading the novel. The students can bring pillows, blankets or stuffies and we will recline on some mats from the gym.

Have a great weekend!

Cheers!

Mr. H

June 11

We are doing science experiments for this unit on simple machines.  For example, one of the experiments is making a catapult out of soup cans.  If students can bring two – 284 ml soup cans, they can take their catapults home.  Any other can that is the same size will work.  Bigger cans (398 ml) may not work as well.  Check for outdated product as the students will be bringing them home but you might not get your soup back right away!  Ptoing!

 

FUN DAY 2017

Check out the pics from our Fun Day this past Friday.

Coquihalla Fun Day 2017

Cheers!

Mr. H