Morning Announcements

Friday, October 15, 2021

Quote of the Day Yesterday’s Quizzle: (from Mr. Hawken) How many tickles does it take to make an octopus laugh? Answer: Ten tickles. Get it? An octopus has tentacles! Today’s Quizzle: (From Amelia Szulc, Gr. 6, Ms. Sankey’s class) I fly, but have no wings, I cry, but have no eyes, wherever I go, darkness follows.

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Land Acknowledgement This is a photo of Sherry Saevil who is the HCDSB’s Indigenous Education Advisor. She was honoured as a noteworthy woman in the ‘100 Years/100 Women’ art installation at the First Ontario Arts Centre in Milton for her tremendous work in advocating for Indigenous issues. She is also one of the founders of

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Quote of the Day Yesterday’s Quizzle: I have branches, but no fruit, trunk or leaves. What am I? Answer: A Bank Today’s Quizzle: Which word becomes shorter when you add 2 letters to it?  Student Announcements: The field is open today. If your zone is on the field, please stay out of the mud patches.

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Quote of the Day Thursday’s Quizzle: You’re running a race and at the very end, you pass the person in 2nd place. What place did you finish the race in? Answer: Your 2nd Place Today’s Quizzle: I have branches, but no fruit, trunk or leaves. What am I? Student Announcements: Any Thanksgiving Food Drive Items

Thursday, October 7th, 2021

Blessings to all our staff and students this Thanksgiving weekend! Quote of the Day Yesterday’s Quizzle: It belongs to you, but your friends use it more. What is it? Answer: Your name Today’s Quizzle: You’re running a race and at the very end, you pass the person in 2nd place. What place did you finish

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Quote of the Day Yesterday’s Quizzle: When Grant was 8, his brother was half his age. Now, Grant is 14. How old is his brother? Answer: His brother is 10. Half of 8 is 4, so Grant’s brother is 4 years younger. This means when Grant is 14, his brother is still 4 years younger, so he’s

Tuesday, October 5th, 2021

Land Acknowledgement You may see banners like this crosswalk around our school. There is 1 in the Library and there are 2 going in the gym. They are orange with seven feathers centred across its width. Understanding the relationship with Creation has always been important to Indigenous people and the belief that all forms of

Monday, October 4th, 2021

Land acknowledgements are an honest and historically accurate way to recognize the traditional First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit territories of a place. They can be presented verbally or visually in signs and symbols, short presentations or simple spoken-word greetings. What they should not be or become is a script or a check box of a

Friday, October 1st, 2021

Quote of the Day Wednesday’s Quizzle: What goes up but never comes back down? Answer: Your age… Today’s Quizzle:I am an odd number. Take away a letter and I become even. What number am I? Student Announcements: Student iDARE Committee: We will post the names of students on the committee on Monday’s announcements. We need a

Thursday, September 30th, 2021

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation This content created by Alex Clark-West Gr. 3 Mrs. Mandarino’s Class for student iDARE Our flag is flying at half-mast which means lowered halfway down the post in recognition of today. SchoolCash Online donations are going toward Mohawk Village Park whose mission is to develop and maintain the Mohawk