Friday, March 27, 2015

Douglas Primary School Week of March 23, 2015

Douglas Primary School 
Week of March 23, 2015

Box Tops Winner for March- Congratulations to Mrs. Dickinson's Kindergarten Class

Outdoor Recess!!!! Yay!!!!
We still have lots of snowbanks but we did manage to get outside for some exercise and fresh air!

Readathon Winners- Classes with the most minutes logged reading won a popsicle party with the Principal!
Mrs. Flayhan's Preschool Class
Mrs. Blatchford's Kindergarten Class
Mrs. Hendrick's Grade 1 Class had the most minutes logged out of all the classes Preschool-Grade 5

Preschool Fun    

Grade 1- Expository and Narrative Writing

First graders have been focusing their writing on the author's purpose when writing about penguins, bees, and kings!

Wednesday is April 1st- 

NO School Friday, April 3, 2015

Friday, April 10th- Family Science Night, 5:30-7:30, Elementary School Cafeteria  

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Douglas Primary School Week of March 16, 2015

Douglas Primary School

Week of March 16, 2015

Happy St. Patrick's Day  
March 17th

Students in Mrs. Berthiaume's first grade class enjoyed making a leprechaun and used descriptive words to write about their leprechaun!

Kindergarten students and teachers were all in green!!!

Congratulations to Mrs. Kristine Blatchford! Mrs. Blatchford has been selected by the District Administration to receive the 2015 BVCC Promising Practices Award. She will be honored at a breakfast on May 15th at the Asa Waters Mansion.

Grade 1 Math
Standard 1.NBT 3- Number and Operations in Base Ten, understanding place value.
Students in Grade 1 are working on the skill of comparing two-digit numbers using the symbols for greater than, less than, or equal to.
82  >  80            26 <  29                45 = 45

Kindergarten Math
Standard K.OA 1-Understand addition as putting together and adding to, and understand subtraction as taking apart and taking from. 

Students in Mrs. King's class modeled subtraction using drawings.

Preschool Open House 

Thank you  Mrs. Flayhan and Mrs. Kelly for providing parents and children the opportunity to visit the Preschool classrooms!

Applications for Preschool are available and are due no later than April 16, 2015 for the 2015-2016 school year.

No School- Friday, March 20, 2015

Happy First Day of SPRING!!!!

Report Cards               


The second trimester Report Cards will be available on iParent on Monday, March 23, 2015. Under iParent, click on Competency Report Card and you will see the grades. Go to My Documents to view and print a PDF hard copy of your child's report card. If you have any questions, please call the Primary School for assistance.


The PTO is looking for donations for the Annual Book Fair Tote Raffle. Here are the themes by classroom:

Berthiaume - Never Too Many Cooks
Blatchford - King of the Grill
Dickinson - Never Too Many Cooks
Flayhan -  Ice Cream, You Scream
Forest - Girls Sleep Over Party
Hendricks - Land O'Legos
Kelly - Arts & Crafts
King - Girls Sleep Over Party
Jane - Arts & Crafts 
Wheeler - Ice Cream, You Scream

Want to help, but don't have time to shop? Simply send in cash or check made out to the PTO with your classroom's theme and they'll do the shopping for you! Donations are due by Monday, March 23.

DPAC- Social Thinking speaker Nancy Clements will be coming to our District on Monday, March 23rd from 7 to 8 pm. The presentation will be held at the Elementary School library.