The Upcoming Week at Gladys McDonald School

The Upcoming Week at Gladys McDonald School

Monday, April 23 Day 2

-The Cree words of the day this week will be on the theme of Birds.  The Cree word of the day is Pi-ye-sis.  That is the Cree word for bird.  P-i-y-e-s-i-s.  Pi-ye-sis are very important to the culture of the Cree people, from the thunderbird to the eagle. 

-When you feel like a snack, what do you prefer?  Ice cream, or chocolate?  The perfect combination is BOTH in a delicious Dairy Queen BLIZZARD!  You can order a blizzard for the low low price of $5 when you purchase a DQ cake through our fundraiser!  You have until Monday to get your orders in.

-Welcome to Candice from Global Television who will be visiting with and working with the Grade 4/5 classes.  Look for them on the news this week!

-Auditions for the talent show will be held starting at noon today.  Please be ready in the gym for your time!

 

Tuesday, April 24 Day 3

-The Cree word of the day is Pih-pih-chew.  That is the Cree word for Robin.  P-i-h-p-i-h-c-e-w.  In the Spring is the time to look for Pih-pih-chew!

-Is your mom always disappointed on Mother’s Day because you forgot to get her something?  Well here is your chance to get in her good books and earn extra allowance!  Oder a DQ ice cream cake for your family!  Imagine how happy you will make your family! Get your order in by Monday!

-We welcome our guest from Junior Achievement who is presenting to Mr Sinclair’s class this morning

-Auditions for the talent show will continue at noon today for those who have signed up.  Please be ready for your time!

 

Wednesday, April 25 Day 4

-The Cree word of the day is Kah-ka-kiw.  That is the Cree word for Raven.  K-a-h-k-a-k-i-w.  There are many stories about the intelligence of the raven.

-It is Administrative Professionals Day today!  This is a day that is dedicated to Ms Urschel!  Please tell her how much you appreciate her and all she does for the staff and students of Gladys McDonald School when you see her today!

-Whew it is warm out there!  It is the perfect season for a delicious DQ cake!  Fun Fact:  Did you know that a slice of DQ cake has enough calcium for the day for a growing child?  It is also a good source of Vitamin D and in some cases B12!  Order your DQ cake today – nutritious AND delicious!

-There is full band today.

-We welcome our CREATE artist who is working with the Grade 4/5 classes today!

-Auditions for the talent show will continue at noon today for those who have signed up.  Please be ready for your time!

 

Thursday, April 26 Day 5

-The Cree word of the day is ki-hiw.  That is the Cree word for Eagle.  K-i-h-i-w.  The Ki-hiw is known as “The master of skies” and is a symbol of great significance. He is believed to be the creature with the closest relationship with the creator. By soaring great heights, he can travel between the physical world and the spiritual world.

-Did you know that you can personalize your Dairy Queen cake to say ANYTHING??!  You could put a Rider logo, you could make it a Paw Patrol cake, or you could even put Drake’s face on it and get all hotline bling!  Order your DQ cake today…customizable!

-This past weekend the world observed Earth Day.  Perhaps you have noticed that plastics are now polluting our earth and our oceans at an alarming rate.  We can do something about this!  Cut down your use of single use plastic and be sure to pick up and properly dispose of litter.

-There is Reading Buddies and Primary Collaboration!

-There is Homework club in Ms Kramer’s class after school.

-Auditions for the talent show will continue at noon today for those who have signed up.  Please be ready for your time!

 

Friday, April 27 Day 1

-The Cree word of the day is Keh-kehk. That is the Cree word for Hawk.  K-e-h-k-e-h-k.  The Keh-kehk is the Earth's guardian.  She flies continuously, and has great vision.

-Maybe you didn’t know this but we are selling DQ cakes!  Here is another fun fact about DQ cakes:  They are Ms German’s favourite food – she gets a DQ cake EVERY Weekend!  Do you want to be like Ms German?  Then get your cake ordered today!

-There is an assembly today at 10:45 to honour Mastery.