VanierNews Dec. 27 – 2014

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • HAPPY NEW YEAR!
  • LEARNING COMMONS NEWS
  • HALLWAY BULLETIN BOARDS
  • INQUIRY DAY
  • THANKS TO OUR PAC!
  • UPCOMING DATES

 Happy New Year from your friends at Georges Vanier! new-year-2015 Learning Commons News

This week we in the LC we found a great new use for an old trophy. We are celebrating kindness and recognizing students who do something kind for others. Kindness Counts recipients will be celebrated on the https://twitter.com/VanierLC twitter account.
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Here’s a fun holiday video featuring book characters from Amulet, Wimpy Kid, Pete the Cat and Geronimo Stilton (and Ms. Crosland too).

Happy Holidays from the gang in the Vanier Learning Commons from Anna Crosland on Vimeo.

Hallway Bulletin Boards http://www.slideshare.net/crosland_a/delightful-december-decorations

Weather Inquiry Day in Ms. Copeland & Ms. Mcleod’s Class

Ms.  Copeland’s and  Ms. McLeod’s class engaged in their first Inquiry Day on Friday. With a focus on Weather in science, students came up with their own questions to investigate. One group researched earthquakes asking, Why do earthquakes occur where they do? photo%201 photo%202 More inquiry work to come from Grade 4 after the break.

Thanks to our Parents!

Thanks to our amazing PAC and Parent Volunteers for honouring our staff with a very special holiday luncheon!   We greatly appreciate your hard work, support and dedication throughout the year.

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Important Dates

Dec. 20 - Jan. 2 - Winter Break
Jan1. 1 - Happy New Year, 2015!
Jan. 5  - School re-opens after the break
Jan. 7  - PAC meeting, 8:45 a.m. - all welcome!
Jan. 12 - Room Parent Meeting, 8:45 a.m.
Jan. 19 - PALS, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Jan. 23 - ProD - no school for students
Jan. 27 - 100 nights of Home Reading

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