Homework Assigned For Homeroom: 6-4
December 9, 2019
Grade 6 Homework
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Math: Current unit is Data Relationships. Key words include: questionnaire, experiment, intervals, line graph, line segment, coordinate grid, ordered pair, origin, plot.

Math: Please get Patterns unit test signed and returned. Great results overall! :)

At-home reading in French for this week is 'Napoleon et l'oiseau'. Parent/audience job is only to listen and encourage - pronunciation will be far from perfect at this point! The key is to practice! :)

Please sign the reading log (carnet de lecture) every night your child reads this book aloud (4 nights this week). We use the book often at school, please make sure it comes back to school every day. The reading log and book will both be collected on Friday.

Play Prodigy approx 15 min/day - new assignment started today and is due on Friday.

Finish up any outstanding duotang work in French and/or Math.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Tomorrow (Tuesday) is Day 4 - Music class with Ms. Gillingham.

6th Annual Riley Mercer Toy Drive - final day is TOMORROW! If you are able to donate a toy (must be new) to a child in need, please bring to school tomorrow.

Movie permission slip and $ was due today (missing 6). I have extra permission slips if needed.

Spirit Week is NEXT week:

Monday - Christmas Hat/Hair Day
Tuesday - Christmas Colours Day and movie at Cineplex in the morning.
Wednesday - Christmas PJ Day
Thursday - Ugly Christmas Sweater Day
Friday - Christmas Character Day

Dismissal on Friday, December 20th is at 12:30pm. Classes resume on Monday, January 6th. Happy Holidays! :)

Running Club is now over until the Spring.

Have a marvelous Monday evening! :)
December 2, 2019
Grade 6 Homework
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Math: Current unit is Patterns. Key words include: table of values, pattern rule, expression, variable and equivalent equations.

Math: Patterns unit test is Wednesday, Dec 4th. Practice test was given today, corrected and passed back. Students are to correct mistakes on this tonight and bring any questions to class tomorrow.

No new Napoleon book this (short) week! We will resume our at-home French reading routine next week.

Play Prodigy approx 15 min/day - new assignment started today and is due on Thursday.

Finish up any outstanding duotang work in French and/or Math.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Tomorrow (Tuesday) is Day 6 - DARE Graduation and Gym class with Mr. Cameron.

DARE Graduation tomorrow from 10-11:30ish. Parents are invited to attend! :)

Scholastic Book Fair: We'll be going as a class to the LRC tomorrow afternoon. Students may bring along money if they wish to purchase something. Final day for Book Fair is Thursday (closes 6:30pm that day).

Permission slips for Cineplex movie outing were passed out today. Deadline to return slip and $ is Monday, December 9th.

OPTIS is open for booking parent-teacher interview appointments.

Parent-teacher interviews take place on Thursday, December 5th. Students will be dismissed at 10:45am on this day. I look forward to meeting with parents! :)

Friday, December 6th - No school for students due to a Teacher PD Day.

6th Annual Riley Mercer Toy Drive is on now! If you are able to donate a toy (must be new) to a child in need, please bring to school by December 9th.

'Toonies for Turkeys' is ongoing (optional). This is an annual initiative by Girl Guides of Canada (Pathfinders) to assist the CBS/Paradise Food Bank.

Check 'Lost and Found' for missing items before they are donated!

Running Club Tuesday/Thursday until 3pm, weather permitting.

Have a marvelous Monday evening! :)
November 25, 2019
Grade 6 Homework
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Math: Current unit is Patterns. Key words include: table of values, pattern rule, expression, variable and equivalent equations.

Math: Tentative date for Patterns unit test is Wednesday, Dec 4th. Practice test will be given on Monday, Dec 2nd. This is a short unit, all lessons have been taught...the rest of this week will involve lots of practice! :)

DARE final project due this Thursday, November 28th. The choice board for projects is posted in my Google Classroom. Two more class periods will be given to work on this at school (tomorrow and Wednesday) and the rest is to be finished at home.

At-home reading in French for this week is 'Napoleon et le chien méchant'. Parent/audience job is only to listen and encourage - pronunciation will be far from perfect at this point! The key is to practice! :)

Please sign the reading log (carnet de lecture) every night your child reads this book aloud (4 nights this week). We use the book often at school, please make sure it comes back to school every day. The reading log and book will both be collected on Friday.

Play Prodigy approx 15 min/day - last week's assignment continues until Wednesday (only two students have finished). New assignment to start on Thursday.

Finish up any outstanding duotang work in French and/or Math.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Tomorrow (Tuesday) is Day 1 - Music class with Ms. Gillingham and 'Sharing Our Cultures' presentation.

Report Cards go home this Thursday, November 28th.

OPTIS is now open for booking parent-teacher interview appointments.

Parent-teacher interviews take place on Thursday, December 5th. Students will be dismissed at 10:45am on this day. I look forward to meeting with parents! :)

Friday, December 6th - No school for students due to a Teacher PD Day.

DARE Graduation on Tuesday, December 3rd at 10am. Parents are invited to attend! :)

Please bring in $2 towards a thank-you gift for Cst. Schwartz by this Friday (will be presented to her at the DARE Graduation).

Scholastic Book Orders are due (both paper and online) by 9pm this Wednesday, November 27th. Please see email I sent out last week with 'digi-flyers' attached.

Confirmation information letter was sent home today from St. John the Evangelist Anglican church.

Updated class schedule was given to students today.

'Toonies for Turkeys' is ongoing (optional). This is an annual initiative by Girl Guides of Canada (Pathfinders) to assist the CBS/Paradise Food Bank.

Check 'Lost and Found' for missing items before they are donated!

Running Club Tuesday/Thursday until 3pm, weather permitting.

Have a marvelous Monday evening! :)
November 19, 2019
Grade 6 Homework
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Math: current unit is Patterns. Key words include: table of values, pattern rule, expression, variable and equivalent equations.

Number Relationships test was returned last week. Please get signed and return. Great results overall! :)

Every student should have completed a piece of writing and a poster on the theme of Remembrance. Many students are entering their work into a contest for youth sponsored by The Legion. All work, and completed contest entry forms, must be submitted by this Friday. Proud of you all! :)

Spacesuit materials should be in and ready for class on Tuesday, November 19th.

DARE final project due November 28th. The choice board for projects is posted in Google Classroom. Four class periods will be given to work on this at school (starting tomorrow) and the rest is to be finished at home.

At-home reading in French for this week is 'Napoleon et la souris'. Parent/audience job is only to listen and encourage - pronunciation will be far from perfect at this point! The key is to practice! :)

Please sign the reading log (carnet de lecture) every night your child reads this book aloud (4 nights this week). We use the book often at school, please make sure it comes back to school every day. The reading log and book will both be collected on Friday.

Play Prodigy approx 15 min/day - last week's assignment deadline was extended until tomorrow and a new assignment will start on Thursday.

Finish up any outstanding duotang work in French and/or Math.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Tomorrow (Wednesday) is Day 4 - Music class with Ms. Gillingham.

'Name the Mindfulness Room' contest ongoing until November 22nd. Submit your ideas to Mme. Young.

'Coats for Kids' collection ongoing until Friday.

DARE Graduation on December 3rd at 10am. Parents are invited to attend.

Please bring in $2 towards a thank-you gift for Cst. Schwartz (will be presented to her at the DARE Graduation).

Check 'Lost and Found' for missing items before they are donated!

Running Club Tuesday/Thursday until 3pm, weather permitting.

Have a terrific Tuesday evening! :)
November 18, 2019
Grade 6 Homework
Assigned By: Cantwell, Leon
Spacesuit materials should be in and ready for class on Tuesday, November 19th.
November 12, 2019
Grade 6 Homework
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Math: New unit is Patterns. Key words include: table of values, pattern rule, expression, variable and equivalent equations.

Number Relationships unit test to be returned tomorrow. Please get signed and return.

At-home reading in French for this week is 'Napolean a faim'. Parent/audience job is only to listen and encourage - pronunciation will be far from perfect at this point! The key is to practice! :)

Please sign the reading log (carnet de lecture) every night your child reads this book aloud (2 nights this week). We use the book often at school, please make sure it comes back to school every day. The reading log and book will both be collected on Friday.

Play Prodigy approx 15 min/day - new current unit aligned assignment starts tomorrow and is due by Friday.

Finish up any outstanding duotang work in French and/or Math.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Tomorrow (Wednesday) is Day 6 - Gym class with Mr. Cameron.

This Thursday is National Jersey Day. Students are encouraged to wear their favourite jersey or favourite team colours to school that day! :)

Running Club Tuesday/Thursday until 3pm, weather permitting.

Have a terrific Tuesday evening! :)
November 4, 2019
Grade 6 Homework
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Math: Current unit is Number Relationships. Key words include: factor, multiple, product, prime number, composite number, integers, opposite, order of operations.

Number Relationships unit test on Thursday, Nov. 7th. Practice test was completed in class today, corrected and returned. Students should try to fix any mistakes they made by tomorrow.

Please bring Math duotang and practice test to/from school each day this week to study in preparation for test on Thursday.

Student 'Book Talk' presentations will conclude on Wednesday.

At-home reading in French for this week is 'Napolean a faim'. Parent/audience job is only to listen and encourage - pronunciation will be far from perfect at this point! The key is to practice! :)

Please sign the reading log (carnet de lecture) every night your child reads this book aloud (3 nights this week, 2 nights next week). We use the book often at school, please make sure it comes back to school every day. The reading log and book will both be collected NEXT Friday.

Play Prodigy approx 15 min/day - new current unit aligned assignment started today and is due by Thursday.

Finish up any outstanding duotang work in French and/or Math.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Tomorrow is Day 2 - Gym class with Mr. Cameron.

Annual Catalogue Fundraiser orders are due Thursday, November 7th. Online orders are preferred but paper order form with payment is welcomed as well! Thanks so much for your support of our school! :)

No school Friday, Nov 8th (school district holiday); Monday, Nov 11th (Remembrance Day) and Tuesday, Nov 12th (PD day).

Running Club Tuesday/Thursday until 3pm, weather permitting.

Have a wonderful Monday evening! :)
October 28, 2019
Grade 6 Homework
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
French: Those students with a part in our 'C'est l'Halloween' play (2 groups) should have lines memorized (ideally) and bring any costume items they need for tomorrow (I have some costume items for them here at school also). We perform for Grade 5 classes on Wednesday! :)

Math: Current unit is Number Relationships. Key words include: factor, multiple, product, prime number, composite number, integers, opposite, order of operations.

We are nearing the end of this unit - test next week on Wed or Thurs.

Student 'Book Talk' presentations continue this week as time allows. Busy week! :)

At-home reading in French for this week is 'Chez la vielle dame'. Parent/audience job is only to listen and encourage - pronunciation will be far from perfect at this point! The key is to practice! :)

Please sign the reading log (carnet de lecture) every night your child reads the book aloud (4 nights this week). We use the book often at school, please make sure it comes back to school every day. The reading log and book will both be collected in on Friday.

Play Prodigy approx 15 min/day - new current unit aligned assignment starts tomorrow and is due by Friday.

Finish up any outstanding duotang work in French and/or Math.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Tomorrow is Day 4 - Music class with Ms. Gillingham.

Class Reward #2: students can use an electronic device of their choice for one period tomorrow. Absolutely no photo taking is allowed.

Scholastic book orders for October are due on Wednesday, Oct. 30. Thanks! :)

Halloween: Students are encouraged to dress up on Thursday! We will be taking part in a number of Halloween activities with the other Grade 6 classes on Thursday afternoon. Please ensure any special snacks brought in are nut free.

Pizza Party: Our class won a pizza party for the highest # of points per student (in elementary) for the Thanksgiving Food Drive! The date for this is Thursday, October 31st! :)

Picture Retake Day is Nov 1st. Please return your proofs on that day, if you have them.

Annual Catalogue Fundraiser is ongoing until November 7th. Online orders are preferred (easier) but paper order form with payment via cheque is welcomed as well! Please see email from Mr. Lambe (sent Oct. 13) for further details.

Running Club Tuesday/Thursday until 3pm, weather permitting. Cancelled for this Thursday (Halloween).

Have a marvelous Monday evening! :)
October 21, 2019
Grade 6 Homework
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
French: Those students with a part in our 'C'est l'Halloween' play (2 groups) should practice nightly - goal is memorization of lines! :)

Math: Current unit is Number Relationships. Key words include: factor, multiple, product, prime number, composite number, integers, opposite, order of operations.

Work continues on student 'Book Talks'. These Book Talks are to be completed in class (2 more classes will be given, presentations to start on Thursday) and will be part of students' English language arts reading, writing, speaking and listening marks.

At-home reading in French is coming home tonight for the first time! We read over 'Le petit Napoléan' four times in class and parent/audience job is only to listen and encourage - pronunciation will be far from perfect at this point! The key is to practice! :)

A recording of the French book, read aloud, is accessible in my Google classroom. Please sign the reading log (carnet de lecture) every night your child reads the book aloud. We use the book often at school, please make sure it comes back to school every day. The reading log and book will both be collected in on Friday.

Play Prodigy approx 15 min/day - current unit aligned assignment is due Friday.

Finish up any outstanding duotang work in French and/or Math.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Tomorrow is Day 6 - Gym class with Mr. Cameron.

Picture Retake Day is Nov 1st. Please return your proofs on that day, if you have them.

Thanksgiving Food Drive: Our class won a pizza party for the highest # of points per student (in elementary)! The date for this is not yet decided, I will let you know soon! :)

Annual Catalogue Fundraiser is ongoing until November 7th. Online orders are preferred (easier) but paper order form with payment via cheque is welcomed as well! Please see email from Mr. Lambe (sent Oct. 13) for further details.

School clothing orders to take place this Friday, Oct 25th. Order form and clothing flyer links were sent via email from Mr. Lambe (sent Oct. 13). Please print and have your child submit completed form along with payment on Friday, if ordering. Students will try clothing on at school (on Friday) to ensure correct sizing.

Running Club Tuesday/Thursday until 3pm, weather permitting.

Have a marvelous Monday evening! :)
October 16, 2019
Grade 6 Homework
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
French: Those students with a part in our 'C'est l'Halloween' play (2 groups) should practice nightly - goal is memorization of lines! :)

Math: Current unit is Number Relationships. Key words include: factor, multiple, product, prime number, composite number, integers, opposite, order of operations.

Work continues on student 'Book Talks'. These Book Talks are to be completed in class and will be part of students' English language arts reading, writing, speaking and listening marks.

At-home reading in French will start on October 21st.

Play Prodigy approx 15 min/day - new assignment is due Friday.

Finish up any outstanding duotang work in French and/or Math.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Tomorrow is Day 3 - No DARE this week, but we have a presentation from Ms. Kelly (guidance counselor) tomorrow.

School Photo Orders are due October 17th, either online to submitted to the school.

Thanksgiving Food Drive: Our class put forth an amazing effort for this! We racked up 510 points due to the kindness and generosity of students and parents! :)

Annual Catalogue Fundraiser is ongoing until November 7th. Please see email from Mr. Lambe for further details.

School clothing orders to take place next Friday, Oct 25th. Order form and clothing flyer were sent via email from Mr. Lambe.

Running Club Tuesday/Thursday until 3pm, weather permitting.
October 11, 2019
Grade 6 Homework
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Math: Current unit is Number Relationships. Key words include: factor, multiple, product, prime number, composite number, integers, opposite, order of operations.

Read your assigned novel! Needs to be finished by Tuesday. Students will begin work on their 'Book Talks' on this date. These Book Talks will be completed in class and will be part of students' English language arts writing and speaking mark.

At-home reading in French will start on October 21st.

Play Prodigy for extra Math practice with our current unit!

Finish up any outstanding duotang work in French and/or Math.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Tuesday is Day 1 - Music class with Ms. Gillingham.

School Photo Orders are due October 17th, either online to submitted to the school.

Thanksgiving Food Drive: Our class put forth an amazing effort for this! We racked up 510 points due to the kindness and generosity of students and parents! Happy Thanksgiving - my heart is full! :)

Annual Catalogue Fundraiser is ongoing until November 7th. Please see email from Mr. Lambe for further details.

School is closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Monday, Oct. 14.

Running Club Tuesday/Thursday until 3pm, weather permitting.
October 7, 2019
Grade 6 Homework
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Math: New unit is Number Relationships. Key words include: factor, multiple, product, prime number, composite number, integers, opposite, order of operations.

Math: Please get Unit 1 test signed and returned. Well done! :)

Read your assigned novel! Needs to be finished by October 15th. We will begin in-school work on our 'Book Talks' on this date.

New Prodigy (Math) assignment starts tomorrow and finishes on Thursday (play about 15/min per day to complete).

Finish up any outstanding duotang work in French and/or Math.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Tomorrow is Day 4 - Music class with Ms. Gillingham.

Scholastic: October book order - final deadline is tomorrow (Tuesday). Merci! :)

Thanksgiving Food Drive runs from Mon - Thurs of this week. The CBS/Paradise Community Food Bank is very low in supplies. We have assigned point values to items that the Food Bank has indicated it has the highest need for. The elementary class with the most points will win a prize!

3 point items include: jar of jam, jar of Cheez Whiz, package of cookies, box of cereal

2 point items include: tin of sandwich meat, tin of Chef Boyardee pasta, tin of stew, package of Mr. Noodles, tin of vegetables

All other items are 1 point. Any and all support is greatly appreciated with this Food Drive!

Please note that this Friday, Oct. 11 is a Teacher PD Day (no school for students) and that school is closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Monday, Oct. 14.

Cupcake Club: For those who signed up, please bring in your $2.00 ASAP.

Running Club Tuesday/Thursday until 3pm, weather permitting (must pass in permission slip in order to attend).

Have a marvelous Monday evening! :)
October 3, 2019
Grade 6 Homework
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Math: New unit is Number Relationships. Key words include: factor, multiple, product, prime number, composite number, integers, opposite, order of operations.

Math: Please get Unit 1 test signed and returned. Well done! :)

Read your assigned novel! Needs to be finished by October 15th. We will begin in-school work on our 'Book Talks' on this date.

New Prodigy (Math) assignment finishes on Friday (play about 15/min per day to complete).

Finish up any outstanding duotang work in French and/or Math.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Tomorrow is Day 2 - Terry Fox Walk (please dress according to the weather) and Gym class with Mr. Cameron.

Terry Fox walk tomorrow! Any and all cash donations appreciated (students can pass in during homeroom tomorrow), or donate online at: http://www.terryfox.ca/VillanovaJuniorHigh Thank you!

Scholastic: book order deadline extended until Monday.

Cupcake Club: For those who signed up, please bring in your $2.00 ASAP.

Running Club Tuesday/Thursday until 3pm, weather permitting (must pass in permission slip in order to attend).

Have a wonderful Thursday evening! :)
October 1, 2019
Grade 6 Homework
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Math: New unit is Number Relationships. Key words include: factor, multiple, product, prime number, composite number, integers, opposite, order of operations.

Read your assigned novel! Needs to be finished by October 15th. We will begin in-school work on our 'Book Talks' on this date.

New Prodigy (Math) assignment finishes on Friday (play about 15/min per day to complete).

Finish up any outstanding duotang work in French and/or Math.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Tomorrow is Day 7 - Pizza lunch (from Pronto, please see message sent via Class Dojo) and movie!

Scholastic book orders for October are due this Friday.

Students interested in the Cross Country meet on Saturday should return necessary registration forms and $6.00 by Thursday.

Cupcake Club: For those who signed up, please bring in your $2.00 ASAP.

Terry Fox walk on Friday. Any and all cash donations appreciated, or donate online at: http://www.terryfox.ca/VillanovaJuniorHigh Thank you!

Running Club Tuesday/Thursday until 3pm, weather permitting (must pass in permission slip in order to attend).

Have a terrific Tuesday evening! :)
September 25, 2019
Grade 6 Homework
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Math Test (Numeration) on Friday, Sept 27th. Practice test was completed in class today and corrected. Students were reminded to bring home their Math duotang and practice test tonight to correct any mistakes.

Read your assigned novel! Needs to be finished by October 15th.

Finish up any outstanding duotang work in French and/or Math.

New Prodigy (Math) assignment finishes on Friday (play about 15/min per day to complete).
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Tomorrow is Day 3 - DARE with Cst. Schwartz.

Please return Immunization Forms ASAP (missing 7).

Students interested in the Cross Country meet on Saturday should return necessary registration forms and $ tomorrow.

Note went home today (for those interested) re: Grade 5/6 baseball.

Cupcake Club: for those who signed up, please bring in your $2.00 ASAP.

VJH will be participating in this year's Terry Fox School Run for cancer research on October 4. We are proud to continue the legacy of one of our country’s greatest heroes. We hope you will support this wonderful cause by donating to our Terry Fox School Run fundraising page at: http://www.terryfox.ca/VillanovaJuniorHigh Thank you!

Running Club Tuesday/Thursday until 3pm, weather permitting (must pass in permission slip in order to attend).

Have a wonderful Wednesday evening! :)
September 23, 2019
Grade 6 Homework
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Math Test (Numeration) on Friday, Sept 27th. Practice test will be completed in class on Wednesday.

Read your novel! Needs to be finished by October 15th.

Finish up any outstanding duotang work in French and/or Math.

New Prodigy (Math) assignment starts tomorrow and is due on Friday.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Tomorrow is Day 1 - Music class with Ms. Gillingham.

Please return immunization forms ASAP.

Students interested in the Cross Country meet on Saturday can get necessary registration forms from Mme. Sopkowe (due Thursday).

VJH will be participating in this year's Terry Fox School Run for cancer research on October 4. We are proud to continue the legacy of one of our country’s greatest heroes. We hope you will support this wonderful cause by donating to our Terry Fox School Run fundraising page at: http://www.terryfox.ca/VillanovaJuniorHigh Thank you!

Running Club Tuesday/Thursday until 3pm (must pass in permission slip in order to attend).

DARE Lesson #2 on Thursday! :)

Have a marvelous Monday evening! :)
September 19, 2019
Grade 6 Homework
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Read your novel! Needs to be finished by October 15th.

Finish up any outstanding duotang work in French and/or Math.

New Prodigy (Math) assignment is ongoing and due by end of day tomorrow.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Tomorrow is Day 6 - Gym class with Mr. Cameron and outside hike on the trails (30-45 min).

Please return immunization forms ASAP.

Running Club Tuesday/Thursday until 3pm (must pass in permission slip in order to attend).

DARE started today! It was awesome! :)

Have a terrific Thursday evening! :)
September 16, 2019
Grade 6 Homework
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Read your novel! Needs to be finished by October 15th.

Finish up any outstanding duotang work in French and/or Math.

New Prodigy (Math) assignment will start tomorrow and is due by end of day Friday.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Young, Robyn
Tomorrow is Day 3.

Please return immunization forms ASAP.

Running Club tomorrow until 3pm (must pass in permission slip in order to attend).

DARE starts on Thursday.

Have an enjoyable Monday evening! :)

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