Good Things to Talk About

  • 10 (+2) Good Things to Talk About – January 12 January 13, 2018 - Families of James Hill, We have started off 2018 the same way we finished 2017… with so many good things to talk about! 1. Making Sense of Sentences  Students in Mrs Brooks class have been focusing on sentence structure by using a “Making Sentences” strategy (developed by Langley teacher Lisa Peterson). It encourages students to... Read more »
  • 10(+7) Good Things to Talk About – Dec 22 December 22, 2017 - Families of James Hill, Well, we can soon move the calendar to another year and can look back with pride on all the growth we have accomplished together as a community!  On behalf of all of the James Hill Community, I want to wish you a lovely holiday filled with memorable moments shared with family... Read more »
  • 10 (+2) Good Things to Talk About – December 15 December 16, 2017 - Families of James Hill, Here are some good things to talk about with you and your family this weekend! (It’s been 2 weeks so I included a couple bonus things). 1. Bringing Smiles Through Music – We had over 800 tickets sold to watch our students get everyone into the Christmas spirit at our annual... Read more »
  • 10 Good Things to Talk About – December 1 December 2, 2017 - Families of James Hill, here are 10 Good Things to Talk (with 5 Bonus things!) about with your child and others this weekend! 1. Community and Communication – In order to continue developing community in Mrs Atwal’s classroom, they did an activity called ‘Ants on a Log’. The class was divided into two groups and asked to line... Read more »
  • 10 Good Things to Talk About – Nov 25 November 25, 2017 - Families of James Hill, There were too many awesome things to fit into 10 at James Hill this week! Here are 15 good things to talk about with your child and your friends and family: 1. Space Explorers  Div 7 read a story called Personal Space Camp and learned about the imaginary bubble we all like... Read more »
  • 10 Good Things to Talk About – November 17 November 18, 2017 - Families of James Hill, Here are some good things to talk about with your child and friends this weekend: 1. Home Sweet Homes  Students in Mrs Reavley’s class took a lot of time this week to dive deeper into learning about various Indigenous homes that have been historically used around Canada. Students spent time researching... Read more »
  • 10 Good Things to Talk About – Nov 9 November 10, 2017 - Families of James Hill, Just a reminder there is no school Friday, Nov 10 and Monday, Nov 13. Here are 10 good things to talk about with family and friends: 1. Honouring and Remembering: On Wednesday, we had our Remembrance Day/Aboriginal Veterans Day assembly. Students gathered respectfully to honour those who have served and continue to... Read more »
  • 10 Good Things To Talk About – November 3 November 3, 2017 - Families of James Hill, Here are 10 (+1) Good Things to Talk About with your child, friends and family: 1. Finding the Stars – Ms Juzkow’s students have been learning about plant growth so they looked at the parts of an apple. After they opened the apple up to see the important parts on the... Read more »
  • 10 Good Things To Talk About – October 27 October 28, 2017 - Families of James Hill, Here are some Good Things to Talk About from this past week! (click on the image to enlarge). 1.  Say Cheeeeeese!  Students had a chance to show off their “best side” for photo day on Tuesday. If your child missed the photos, retakes are on November 20th. 2.  Oh DEAR! All... Read more »
  • Good Things To Talk About – October 22 October 22, 2017 - Families of James Hill, My goal is to share a bit less a bit more often this year. In the past, I have shared the Good Things every 2-3 weeks with something from each class plus a few from beyond the classrooms. I am going to pare this back to what it once was and... Read more »