This morning, the Grade 6's wrote their ELA written PAT. They had to write a story based on a picture prompt. The picture was of a man who appeared hesitant to feed a parrot a cracker, and the newspaper article was about Alex Decoteau - a first nations person who competed in the 1912 Olympics, was the first Canadian aboriginal police officer, and he served in World War I. He died during the Battle of Passchendaele in 1917, and was buried overseas. In 1985, he was given a Cree burial service in order to bring his spirit back home.
As the Grade 6's were writing their PAT, the Grade 5's did some math work with Mr. Fong's class. Mr. Stanley did a packing demonstration for us to get ready for Camp Chief Hector. If you are in need of any necessary equipment, please notify Mr. Stanley immediately and he can attempt to acquire the gear for you. A good tip for packing hoodies is to fold the arms in, then roll it up from the bottom to just before the arms, then take the two sides and fold them in to the middle, and then put the hood over the entire thing. Try to roll other objects in order to make them cylinders and easy to pack. PLEASE DO NOT BRING ANY FOOD TO CAMP CHIEF HECTOR. Mr. Stanley will be checking bags at some point, and any items that should not be brought will be confiscated.