November 18th-22nd is Bullying Prevention and Intervention Week. The theme this year is “Kindness Matters”! We believe in prevention through education and awareness so throughout the week, students will take part in several activities, spirit days and presentations. Daily bullying awareness announcements will be made after prayers by our Student Council members. I will enjoy an opportunity to meet with each class to foster resilience ... Continue reading "Bullying Prevention and Intervention Week"
The Scholastic Book Fair has arrived at OLA. It will be open for scheduled class visits on Nov. 11, 12, 13, and 14 during the school day. Students accompanied by parents (or just parents) are welcome from 8:45-9:00 and from 3:30-3:45 on Nov. 11, 12, 13, and 14. On Thursday November 14, the Book Fair will be open to students and parents from 4:00-9:00 pm ... Continue reading "Scholastic Book Fair"
The math curriculum for each elementary school grade is organized in five strands, or areas of learning. In each strand, students develop their ability to think mathematically, investigate concepts and relationships, apply their knowledge and skills to solve problems, and communicate their thinking.
Number Sense and Numeration
In this strand, your child is learning about numbers and operations and ... Continue reading "A Parent’s Guide to Math – The Five Strands of Mathematical Learning"
The staff at OLA is committed to enabling all students to reach their potential and to succeed. We understand that every student is unique and each must have opportunities to achieve success according to his or her own interests, abilities, and goals. The Ministry of Education has defined high expectations and standards for graduation, while introducing a range of options that allow students to learn ... Continue reading "Progress Reports"
Our Lady of the Annunciation is a safe and welcoming school where all students feel comfortable to learn and can be successful. In support of the Board’s Safe Schools and Equity and Inclusive Education policies, as well as the provincial mandate to conduct school climate surveys, OLA conducted a school climate survey for students last spring. The surveys were completed anonymously online with the intention ... Continue reading "School Climate Survey Results – 2019"
On Monday, November 11th, Our Lady of the Annunciation will be honoring all the young people, men and women, who gave their lives in the wars and peacemaking missions of the past and present. On this day we pray for a world where the weak are protected and none go hungry or poor, a world where the riches of creation are shared and everyone can ... Continue reading "Remembrance Day Peace Chain"