GCS Grades 3 and 4

The Adventures of Mrs. Bouter's Class

May Days – Week 34 at GCS

on May 7, 2017

And just like that, we are in May! We are gearing up for lots of learning and excitement throughout the final quarter, so be sure to check the blog weekly for important notices and information.

Switch Day!

Over the past few months I’ve been acknowledging the students’ good character traits and positive attitudes by rewarding the class with little pompoms to fill up what I call my “I Like It!” Jar. The class has reached their goal of filling the jar! For a prize, the class has chosen to have a “Switch Day”. This Tuesday, grade 3 students will be switching places with the grade 4 students. (It’s actually an educational ploy to introduce some new concepts to the grade three students and to have the grade four students do some creative writing and review while having fun… Shh! Don’t tell your child!)

Say Cheese:  Dental Clinic Information

The Provincial Dental Clinic will be at GCS for two weeks this month, beginning Monday, May 8.  Please note that only preventive services will be provided and the screening is not a substitute for an annual dental examination.  It is strongly recommended that parents take their children to a dentist for regular examinations and treatment.  The Children’s Dental Care Program assists with the cost of basic dental care delivered in private and public dental offices for children from ages 3 -17.  For more information, please visit http://www.healthpei.ca/dentalhealth.

GCS Cheerleaders Expo

Family and friends are invited to attend the GCS Cheerleaders Expo on Thursday, May 11th at Immanuel Christian School gymnasium. The expo will begin at 4:30 PM, and both Jr. and Sr. cheerleaders are asked to arrive dressed to perform by 4:00 PM sharp. We hope you will join us as our cheerleaders showcase all their hard work, and championship routines!

GCS Annual Golf Tournament

Our annual GCS Golf Tournament is just around the corner.  We are anticipating a very successful tournament again this year.  Please take note of the following information:

DATE: Saturday, June 3rd, 2016
TIME: Sign in at 7:00am – 7:45am  /  Shotgun start at 8:00am
PLACE: Clyde River Golf and Country Club , 384 Clyde River Road, Clyde River, PE

ENTRY FEE: 
$100.00 per person OR $400.00 per team (includes: green fees, cart rental, sleeve of balls, complimentary snacks & drinks on the course, surf ‘n turf lunch, and $40 charitable receipt per entrant). Student rate (18 years and under): $75

SPONSOR A HOLE:  We invite you to show the friends, neighbors and colleagues of Grace Christian School your commitment to quality education by becoming a sponsor for this event.

Registration forms can be picked up at the school office, or emailed directly to you.  For more information, please contact Mrs. Natalie MacNeill at nmacneill@gcspei.ca.

Important Dates

  • May 17 – Track Try-out Day (UPEI)
  • May 22 – Victoria Day (No school)
  • May 31 – ACSI Track Meet (UPEI)
  • June 3 – GCS Golf Challenge
  • June 5 – Arts Showcase & International Potluck
  • Jun 14 – Grade 6 Graduation (9:15am)

Upcoming Assessments

Grade 3

  • Wednesday – Math Test 26
  • Friday – Spelling Test 25

Grade 4

  • Thursday – Math Quiz 14
  • Friday – Spelling Test 25

Have a great week!

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