Recently Mrs. Kroezen, Grade 6B, and I hosted a school assembly on the theme of Black History Month. This year we decided to go with a Canadian Focus. Black History is Canadian history! As a school we celebrated the many achievements and contributions of Black Canadians who have done so much for our country. Enjoy some of these Black History month stories below.
Read about the role of Canada as a safe place for slaves to escape to and watch a Heritage Minute about The Underground Railroad:
The Winter Olympics started in Beijing, China on Friday- were you watching? Enjoy these Olympic-themed book lists! I’m also including general books for the sports-lover in your family! REMINDER- Don’t forget that AR (Accelerated Reader program) reading points are due on Friday Feb. 25! Let’s encourage our kids to meet their goals! AR Reward will be the week of Feb. 28.