Important Information

This week will be short one!

Thursday is Remembrance Day – no school.

Friday is a ProD – no classes.

Please send your childs home reading tomorrow so they can change their books.

If you have not sent in your permission slip for swimming at the Leisure Center on November 18th then please do so tomorrow.

No spelling this week because of the short week. We have been working on spelling rules and phonograms instead.

Library Fundraiser

Guess How Many Candies in the Jar 

We haveapproximately 200 entries to date. Students can continue to guess up to November 25th during their Library times. High School students are welcome to drop by Tuesday and Wednesday at their lunch time or Thursday and Friday to drop off entries. All students are welcome to come guess before school! 

SinAmen Bun Co. Fundraiser 
 Thank you very much for the approximately 20 cinnamon buns orders received so far. So far, this has raised $100.00 for new library books! You can continue to bring your orders for some yummy cinnamon buns to the school office up to November 30th. Order forms can be picked up at the School Office or at the Library.  

Book Donations 
 A very big “THANK YOU” to the families who have given cash donations and donated books from their home libraries. The Library has gratefully received the following books: Carson Crosses Canada and The Imagination Station – Refugees on the Run.  These books will be added to the library with a picture of the family placed at the front as a thank you! We are still looking for the following books to add to our collection. 
 

Current books we are looking to acquire:     

National Geographic Kids – Cost $5 – $25 (Scholastics/Amazon)  

Sport Illustrated for Kids – Cost $15 – $35 (Scholastics/Amazon)  

Rocks and Minerals for Kids – Cost $5 – $25 (Scholastics/Amazon)  

Mighty Machines, Planes, Trains, Automobiles – Cost $10 – $35 
(Scholastics/Amazon/Bookman/Nuggets)  

I Survived by Lauren Tarshis – Any title – Cost $5 – $15 
(Scholastics/Amazon/Bookman/Nuggets)  

Other books 

The Gift of the Inuksuk  $27.01 Hardcover    Amazon  

Mr. Hiroshi’s Garden  $23.67 Hardcover    Amazon 

The Blackgaard Chronicles Book 5 Knight’s Scheme $11.54 – Focus on the Family 

These Are My Words  $17.84 Hardcover Chapters 

Dariens Rise, Arin’s Judgement, Annison’s Risk and Glennall’s Betrayal, Daven’s Defiance, Fendars’ Legacy – $20.99 Softcover Book Set  -Focus on the Family  

Your support of our school library is greatly appreciated!  Please email questions to – sbritz@highroadacademy.com.  

Lunch

I wanted to remind everyone that we are a nut free classroom. We have a students with a nut allergy. This includes things like chocolate with nuts, Nutella, peanut butter, almond butter etc… Thank you so much for helping to keep our students safe.

Scholastic

If you would like to order scholastic you can do that online. Our class code is RC134695. With every order we get money to increase our classroom library!!

Unfinished Work

You may want to check your child’s backpack tonight for unfinished work. We did a desk clean out which has revealed that many of the students had work that was not completed. If your child came home with some work that needs completing could you please have that brought back by Friday. Thank you so much for you ongoing support!

Happy Meals Tomorrow

I am so sorry this is last minute but our power was out all day yesterday and I forgot to blog today. Tomorrow Scotts parents are bringing in a happy meal for each child to celebrate Scotts birthday. You will not need to pack your child a lunch. If you have any concerns please email me.