Weekly Update: June 12

Hello!

The countdown is on and we are heading in the last days of school. We have a busy week next week, so a couple reminders:

  • Potluck and movie day on Wednesday as a reward for earning 23 mystery students.  Students have been asked to sign up for the potluck, be
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  • Redberry Field Trip on Thursday. We are participating in archery, wall climbing, beach volleyball, and a hike. Students should come with: bug spray, sunscreen, appropriate dress for the weather, and a hat. Hot dogs, pop and chips will be served for lunch. Students should bring extra snacks/lunch and lots of water for the day. We are leaving at 9am sharp and will return to the school at 3:00pm. We are looking for a couple parents to help lead groups and set up lunch. Please contact me if you can help. 
  • Swimming in Martensville on Monday, June 26. We are leaving at 8:45am. Students should be in the classroom by 8:30 for attendance. We will return to the school by 11:30am.  Many students still need to return permission forms. Please do so next week.

Besides the field trip and class reward fun, we are still learning! Here’s what is happening next week:

  • Math- heading into percents and how they relate to decimals and fractions. We will then quickly move into our input and output (algebra introduction) unit. Students will also be given the opportunity to revisit some previous units for review or to relearn the material.
  • ELA- Non-fiction writing continues.
  • Career Ed- Looking at multiple intelligence and how individual strengths lend themselves to specific career paths.
  • French- students are working on an interview project that will be published on SeeSaw early next week.
  • Social Studies- looking at evaluating quality of life.

Upcoming dates:

  • Wednesday, June 14- Potluck/movie da
  • Thursday, June 15- Redberry Field Trip
  • Monday, June 26- Swimming in Martensville
  • Wednesday, June 28- Last day of school. Summer starts!

A couple of end of the year reminders:

  • My plan is to continue having “regular classes” (maintain our current schedule) until Monday, June 26. Students will continue to have teacher switches until then and will follow our consistent schedule to then. Please keep most school supplies at school until then.
  • We will be doing locker clean up on Tuesday, June 27 and Wednesday, June 28. Please make arrangements for students to have extra tote bags, grocery bags, etc. to bring home binders, materials, portfolio’s, etc. on those days.
  • Progress Report Pick-up for the end of June: Students who will not be here on the final day of school (June 28) can make the following arrangements beforehand with their teacher for receiving their progress reports:

-Parents can arrange with the homeroom teacher to have the progress report go home with another student on the final day of classes.

-Parents can provide a self-addressed stamped envelope (to the teacher) to put the progress report in to be mailed.

-Parents can pick the progress report up at the WCMS office on Thurs. June 29 or Friday, June 30, before noon.

-Progress reports that remain will be held at the office and can be picked up when school reopens on August 28, 2017.

Weekly Update: June 6

Hello! Here’s what is happening in 6Korver this week:

  • Math- Finishing up fraction exit cards and moving on to percents.
  • ELA- Non-fiction writing assignment. All library books should be returned to the library by June 16.
  • Career Ed- Continuing our discussion on the roles of paid and unpaid work in communities. We will then look at multiple intelligence’s and how they lend themselves to future careers.
  • Social Studies- examining needs vs. wants and quality of life
  • French- months, days of the week, and starting on an interview project.

 

  • Field trip to Redberry-  forms went home last week with students. Our trip is Thursday, June 15. We leave at 9am and will arrive back at the school at 3:00pm.  Cost is $25/student. Please return forms and money as soon as possible.

 

Upcoming dates:

  • Monday, June 5- No school, prep day for teachers
  • Thursday, June 15- Redberry Field Trip
  • Monday, June 26- Swimming in Martensville
  • Wednesday, June 28- Last day of school. Summer starts!

 

Weekly Update: May 29

Hello! We are only 4 more blog updates away from summer (but who’s counting?!). Here’s what’s up in 6Korver this week:

  • Track Meet on Friday- Students should come prepared with a backpack, sunscreen, and water. If you child is not attending the Track Meet please let me know.  More details about the Track Meet are here.
  • Field trip to Redberry-  forms went home today with students. Our trip is Thursday, June 15. We leave at 9am and will arrive back at the school at 3:00pm.  Cost is $25/student. Please return forms and money as soon as possible.

 

  • ELA- In Reader’s Workshop we’ll be doing a little more work on the difference between fiction and non-fiction. In Writer’s Workshop, we will be looking at the different types of writing genres or modes.
  • Math- Most students have completed their ratio exit card. We are starting on fractions (mixed and improper) this week and will complete the exit card by the end of the week. Next up: percents!
  • Social Studies- We are starting to look at quality of life.
  • Career Ed- Examining the role of paid and unpaid work and how if affects the community.
  • French- more numbers with a little bit of days of the week and months added in!
  • Fine Arts- We are pretty much done Fine Arts for the year. On Tuesday, June 20th we will finish up our dance work with “So You Think You Dance WCMS style!” with Mr. P’s class.

Important dates:

  • Wednesday, May 31- Ms. Korver away for Provincial Facilitation work
  • Thursday, June 1 (morning)- Ms. Korver away in morning for meetings
  • Friday, June 2- Grade 6 Track Meet
  • Monday, June 5- No school, prep day for teachers
  • Thursday, June 15- Redberry Field Trip
  • Monday, June 26- Swimming in Martensville
  • Wednesday, June 28- Last day of school. Summer starts!

 

Track Meet Info

Just a quick note to let you know that Warman Community Middle School will be having its Grade 6 Track and Field day on Friday, June 2nd. All students are expected to participate in at least 5 of the 7 events.  Due to the large numbers of students participating, the times needed to complete each event are approximate.  Students may have a chance to advance to the South meet in Martensville on Friday, June 8th.

Schedule

9:00-9:15 – Attendance with homerooms.

9:15 – All groups meet at the track for 60 m run

  • 6Boyle girls (top 2)
  • 6Fast girls (top 2)
  • 6KG girls (top 2)
  • 6H girls (top 2)
  • 6B girls (top 2)
  • 6K girls (top 2)
  • 6P girls (top 2)
  • 6Boyle boys  (top 2)
  • 6Fast boys (top 2)
  • 6KG boys (top 2)
  • 6H boys (top 2)
  • 6B boys (top 2)
  • 6K boys (top 2)
  • 6P boys (top 2)

 

  • Top 14 from girls (Timed Finals)
  • Top 14 from boys (Timed Finals)

 

9:45-10:45 – Event 1

10:45-11:45 – Event 2

11:45-12:45 – Event 3
12:45-1:30 – Lunch

1:30-2:30 – Event 4

2:30-3:15 – Catch-up if necessary/Clean-up

 

Starting Events for Homerooms

  • Mr. FastHJ,  BT, 100m and 400m together, LJ and TJ together
  • Ms. BoyleBT, 100m and 400 m together, LJ and TJ together, HJ
  • Ms. Georgacacos 100m and 400m together, LJ and TJ together, HJ, BT
  • Ms. BurgessLJ and TJ together, HJ, BT, 100m and 400m together
  • Ms. Hoffman100m and 400m together, LJ and TJ together, BT,HJ
  • Ms. KorverHJ, BT, 100m and 400m together, LJ and TJ together
  • Mr. PreceskyBT, 100m and 400m together, TJ and LJ together, HJ

 

 

 

 

 

Weekly Update: May 23

Hello! I hope everyone enjoyed the warm weather this past weekend! Here’s what’s happening in 6Korver this week:

  • ELA- Continuing to examine non-fiction in reading and writing.
  • Math- Finishing up ratios with an exit card and moving on to fractions.
  • Fine Arts- students are busy preparing their plays. They will be performing them on Friday morning.  After this, we will be moving on to Career Ed.
  • Social Studies- finishing up power and authority and moving on to quality of life.
  • French- continuing on numbers and learning the days of the week and months of the year.

Important dates to remember:

  • Wednesday, May 24- SRC presents HOJA performance at 9:45am
  • Thursday, May 25- School wide assembly
  • Wednesday, May 31- Ms. Korver away for Provincial Facilitation work
  • Thursday, June 1 (morning)- Ms. Korver away in morning for meetings
  • Friday, June 2- Grade 6 Track Meet
  • Monday, June 5- No school, prep day for teachers
  • Thursday, June 15- Redberry Field Trip
  • Wednesday, June 28- Last day of school. Summer starts!