This four day week has focused on curriculum extensions. In Science, grade 7 students continued their STEM work with Mr. McIntyre and MacLaren, Hillsdon, Gallo and Friesen Centres participated in their Scientists in Schools workshops. In Geography, grade 7 and 8 students participated in our annual Geo Challenge. Congratulations to the following students who represented their Centre: Justin S, Nabeeha M, Caleb B, Claire S, Parker L, Richard C, Teo K, Charlie K., Jacob S., Adam B., Will C., Joyce L., and Esad K. Thank you to Mr. McIntrye, Mme Gallo and Mrs. Thompson for organizing these activities for our students.
Caribou Contest #4 results are in! Congratulations to our top three finishers in each division at the school level.
Junior: Cameron, Hannah and Jacob
Intermediate: Larry, Daniel and Christina
Special mention goes to Cameron, Larry and Daniel who also placed in the top ten at the Board level. Well done! Thank you to Mrs. Law for providing this opportunity.
Report Cards were also sent home via backpack express on Wednesday. Please check your child's school bag if you have not yet seen it.
Looking ahead to next week, Scientists in Schools workshops continue, our grade 6 Greyhounds will participate in their Triple Ball tournaments at Stonecrest, our Intermediate basketball teams participate in their regional tournaments at WOM and our final Winter Activity Day will be held on Wednesday. Fingers crossed for nice weather for our grade 8s.
Tuesday will be a busy day at GMS. We will host our annual Pancake Breakfast, Boucher and Hillsdon Centres head to Bill Mason Centre and our February School Council Meeting will take place at 6:30PM in the Library.
Preparations for annual musical continue and our actors are quite busy! Floor hockey, broomball, Eager Readers, Write On, Yarn Barn, Band, Choir, Future ACES, Me to We, and Homework Club continue at recess time or after school for our students. Thank you to our staff members who give their time to provide these incredible opportunities for our Greyhounds!
Enjoy the mild weekend!