Sunday, 28 June 2015

Saying goodbye to the last day of grade 3 2015!

June 26th

This year flew by.  We have had such a great time together. This is one GREAT group of kids. I am so proud of you!  Have a happy summer!  And all the best in grade 4!
xoxo Mrs. Squire

Here are a few pictures of how we celebrated our last day together.
We had an ice cream social, followed by the Fire Hose spray down!!   A big thank you to all the moms and dads who were able to join us.

Thursday, 25 June 2015

June School Spirit Day ~ Hawaiian Dress up!

Wednesday June 24th

Mountview HAS school spirit!  What a fun day.  I loved watching the whole school do the limbo at the end of the day. We know how to synergize!

Mrs. Gukert happened to stop in while we were having a brain break.  She joined us and we danced to the Beach Boys!

Everyone in our class is dressed up!  100% participation!  Way to go!

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Field day

June 19th
Here are a few pictures of our class at field day....before the rain!
Part Two:  Relays and Firehose spray; make-up day is this Friday!  Yahoo!

Shot put


Inuit Games

Shot put


Monday, 22 June 2015

Swimming & The Park

Monday June 22nd

What a perfect day for a field trip to the pool and the park!
We had a great time.  Thank you to all of our parent volunteers.

Butterfly Art

Friday June 19th
I'm so happy with how these "stained glass" butterflies turned out!  Students took them home as Father's day gifts.
First the students drew or traced a butterfly.  Then they outlined their sketch with black glue, then they painted the butterflies with watercolour paint.

Thursday, 18 June 2015

Fort Normandeau and Kerrywood

June 23rd ~ Field Trip Day!

What  a great day for a field trip.  We spent the morning at Fort Normandeau learning some Red Deer History and we spent the afternoon at Kerrywood Nature Center learning about animal life cycles. We had a great day and we learned a lot!

Sunday, 14 June 2015

Caterpillars ~ And a butterfly is BORN!

June 17th
Exciting News!  Our first butterfly emerged from its chrysalis after lunch recess today!

June 1st

Our baby caterpillars arrived on June 1st.  Unfortunately, we didn't receive as many as we had hoped for.  We set up our aquarium.  Students helped by collecting sticks and leaves.  We released 6 babies in to the aquarium on the 1st.  We have been watching them eat and grow and recording their progress in a butterfly journal.

We were so excited on Tuesday the 9th one of our caterpillars started to spin his chrysalis right before the first morning bell.  We were able to quietly watch as he finished his work and became completely enclosed!    Two days later another caterpillar made his chrysalis over night, without an audience. It appears as if the other four caterpillars did not make it.  They haven't moved in several days.

Here are a few (fuzzy) pictures of the two chrysalises that we do have.  Let's hope that in two weeks beautiful Painted Lady Butterflies will emerge!

Starting to form his chrysalis.