And That is How to Build a Scarecrow!

Fall is definitely in the air and what better way to enjoy it than to build a scarecrow! Last week the Grade 3/4 class build a scarecrow to enter into the community Harvest Festival which occurred this past Saturday. Kids (and teachers) had a great time constructing our garden friend.








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Reading With Our Little Friends

Yesterday the Grade 4/5s took on the role of “big kid” for the little children in our building. They did a fabulous job with that I might add. As part of our Literacy Week celebration, we read stories to the little tots from the Best Start Hub as well as the boys and girls in both our Kindergarten classes. Some of us REALLY enjoyed hanging in the Kindergarten rooms.  🙂 A good time was had by all!

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Special Visitors






 Our students were delighted this morning to have several players from the English Miners in our school. This being Literacy Week the Miners came to read to students. We welcomed Evan to our room. He was a hit!

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Angles, Angles, and More Angles

We’re having fun in Grade 4/5 learning all about angles. It is acute, obtuse, or a right angle?? Students enjoyed making angles and sprucing them up for a bulletin board display. And, using a protractor is not hard after all once you get the hang of it. We love playing “Guess that angle!”  Rockets for prizes! Ask a student how to play.



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Go Rams GO!!!

Tomorrow evening (Tuesday) the Rams will be playing their first game on home ice for this season. In support of our local high school team, students and their families will be given free admission into the game. There will be prizes and other fun stuff so come on out to the local arena for a great night and support our RAMS!

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Soccer Registration

Today a note went home in students’ agendas regarding soccer registration. The season begins mid August. This year registration is being done online for the first time.

Important Tips to Remember when registering:

  • We are now doing all online registration, please be patient it is our first year!
  • You will need a health card and a credit card as all of our registrations are now online!
  • Please select the current age of child. For example if your child is 7  as of August 18 or during season please pick U7.
  • You can only register one child at a time.
  • A season schedule will be sent to you prior to the season starting.
  • The link to register is:
  • Please direct any questions to


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Friday is Business as Usual

Just a reminder that this Friday is business as usual at GLC. In the past, we often end the school year with a PD day. That is not the case this year. Friday will be the final school day of the year for students and teachers alike! 🙂

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Rooftop Photos!

It’s not to late to order!

This afternoon our entire school assembled down to the lower campus for a rooftop photo. Students can still place an order if they do it by tomorrow. If you don’t have a form at home, you could send the money with your child and I will fill out the paper work. 11 x 14 photos are $15; 8 x 10 photos are $12. You can pay by cash or cheque. Cheques are made payable to “Lifetouch.”

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Parent Council hosting a Family Clean-up and BBQ


This Monday, June 2nd from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm our Parent Council will be hosting a Family Clean-up in the Outdoor Classroom. Come out with your rakes, work gloves and garden tools and lend a hand!

BBQ – After the clean-up please join us for hotdogs, juice and snacks.

PLANT SALE – During the Clean-up of the Outdoor Classroom make sure to purchase plants grown by our GLC students themselves. All proceeds of the sale will go towards our planned Greenhouse Project for the Outdoor Classroom.

Hope to see you Monday Night!

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Students will be presenting their speeches tomorrow (Thursday) and Friday during the first instructional block between 9:05 and 10:35. Students have signed up for a day to do their presentations. The schedule is as follows:

Thursday: Riley, Landon, Dom, Lukas, Grace, Jinelle, Isaac, Kristina, Rylee, Kyra

Friday: Evan, Erica, Harrison, Jayden, Kyle G. ,  Taylor F., Will, Seth, Sabrina, Kyle B., Randy, Ethan

Parents are invited to come and watch their child present. If parents wish to come and these times do not work, please contact me. Also, if you would like a more precise time to accomodate your work schedule, please also let me know. We have put much effort into researching and preparing speeches. Students are both excited and nervous all at once. I am looking forward to seeing each one present!


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