GCS Grades 3 and 4

The Adventures of Mrs. Bouter's Class

But Wait… There’s More!

on April 18, 2016

As always, there are many more announcements and changes to make to the blog after staff meeting. Here we go!

Family Fitness Week – The FULL Version

We’re gearing up for the second annual Family Fitness Week! Events occurring throughout next week include…

  • Fitness Tip of the Day – Paying attention to morning announcements pays off! After it’s announced, students who are asked what the fitness tip of the day is may receive a tasty little prize. The fitness tips will also be blogged at the beginning of next week for those who are keeners.
  • The Step Challenge – Each elementary class will wear pedometers for one day to find out who is the most active! The class with the most steps on average will be awarded with delicious smoothies.
  • Healthy Snack – Twice during the week, students will be treated to a healthy snack. Yum!
  • Stop, Drop, and Exercise – At random times throughout the week, all students and teachers will need to stop whatever they are doing and participate in a minute of exercise. Let’s work those muscles!
  • Team Spirit Day – On Friday, April 21, students are encouraged to come to school wearing their favorite sports jersey. Comfort AND school spirit at the same time!
  • Duct Tape Challenge – As a fundraiser for the upcoming Fun Run, on Wednesday, April 20, students can help duct tape Mr. Allin to a wall. For every dollar donated, students will get two feet of duct tape to use. Bring in loonies to see if we can keep Mr. Allin hanging!
  • Jelly Bean Challenge – Throughout Family Fitness Week, students will get to place their guesses about the number of jelly beans in the jar. Guesses cost $0.25 each and the person with the closest guess will get all the jelly beans and a gift card to A&W!
  • Fitness Station Day – On Tuesday, April 26, students in grades K-6 will participate in various educational fitness stations led by high school students.
  • Fitness Game Day – On Wednesday, April 27, students in grades K-6 will play exciting fitness games.

Lacrosse – No Permission Form Needed

Remember that tomorrow there will be an introductory lacrosse lesson for any interested grade 1-6 students. This lesson will give a taste of Canada’s national sport. Unlike previously announced, permission forms will NOT be needed. Just show up.

Details are as follows:

  • When: Tuesday, April 19
  • Time: 3pm-4pm
  • Location: GCS
  • Cost: Free
  • Equipment: Gym clothes & sneakers

Family Fun Run

There is still time to register for those interested in the Family Fun Run taking place on Saturday, April 30. Take part in a 5 km walk or run and enjoy the GCS community spirit! Students can ask their homeroom teachers for forms if they have been misplaced.

Track and Field

Practices are up and running! Students in track and field will be meeting at the UPEI Track from 3:00-4:30 on April 22, April 29, and May 13. Practice for relay and throwing events will take place at the school on May 27.

Also, be on the lookout for permission forms for the upcoming Track and Field Day and ACSI Elementary Track Meet.

Whew! I think that’s it!


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