Ms. Hitchman Notes



Posted: February 11, 2019

Just a reminder that our class has buddy skating tomorrow with their grade 5 buddies in Mme MacDonald's class!

It will be from 9:20-10:00.

Reminder to parents or guardians, to please wear skates if you plan on being on the ice with your child.

Posted: January 26, 2019

Just a reminder that this coming Monday, January 28th is a professional learning Day for teachers. 

There is no school for students on this day. 

Posted: January 14, 2019


Happy 2019!

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas break! Regular homework will begin this week, as last week was a short week.

The Homework sheet is in their yellow home folders.

If you have any questions, feel free to leave a message in their agenda.

A couple reminders that on Tuesday we have Library. Students will be able to check out 2 books as long as they bring back their books each week.

Friday: Spelling quiz for sight words to help reinforce their vocabulary.

Also, because of the very cold temperatures, students have been staying indoor quite frequently, however please continue to send them with their winter clothing in cases that they are outside playing.

Have a wonderful week!

-Mme Hitchman

Posted: December 17, 2018



Happy Holidays everyone!

Just a reminder to students that there is only reading assigned for homework this week. Please make sure to read your two books each night this week and log it on your log sheets.

Also: it is Spirit week at Nelson! Here are the following spirit days to earn points for our class!

Spirit Week - There is a theme for each day and minute to win it challenges on Friday for Spirit Week!

               - Tuesday - Christmas Hat and Red & Green Day

               - Wednesday - Christmas Concert 9:00AM - Dress Up Day

               - Thursday -  Christmas Sweater Day

               - Friday - Favourite Team Jersey or School Clothing Day

I want to wish everyone a well deserved Christmas Break! We had a wonderful fall season and the students worked very hard in 2018! I can not wait to see everyone return in 2019!

I hope you have a safe and happy holiday!

Joyeux Noël et Bonnes Vacances a tous!!

Mme Hitchman :)




Posted: December 9, 2018


Here are a few weekly reminders:


  • Homework sheet is in the yellow homework folder for the week.


  • Our annual Christmas Shop will be on Tuesday, December 11th. Students can shop for family members. Items will be $1-$2. If you have items or gift bags to donate, please drop them off at the school.


  • Our Christmas Dinner will be this Wednesday December 12th.This is the only meal served on this day. Students will need to bring their lunch if they did not pre-order the Christmas dinner.


  • Thank you to everyone who made donations to The Giving Tree project. Our school was able to pack gifts for 63 Seniors.


  • Our Christmas Concert is on Wednesday December 19th.


  • Our last day of classes before the Christmas Break is on Friday December 21st. This is a full day and dismissal will remain at 2pm for our k-2 students.

  • Check out our morning announcements on the School website to see Charleigh and Kylie updating you in Primary corner on the fun things happening in our classes!


Have a wonderful week!


-Miss Hitchman




Posted: November 11, 2018

Just a reminder to Parents that our K-2 students have skating on Tuesday.
Our grade 2 class will be on the rink at 10am.

Students are reminded to bring their skates, helmet and gloves.

Have a great weekend!

-Mme Hitchman

Posted: November 8, 2018

Check out our twitter page for some highlights from our Remembrance Day Ceremony today.



Great job to all the students and staff for a wonderful ceremony and of course a special thank you to the veterans and the Reverend who attended.


-Mme Hitchman

Posted: November 7, 2018


Check the homepage for our funky cowboy dance that the students did in Phys.Ed class wtih Ms. Dickson!



Mme Hitchman

Posted: November 5, 2018

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! We have a short week as Friday is a PD for teachers, and there is no School next Monday as it is Remembrance Day.

Just a reminder that our Grade 2 classes have skating when they return on Tuesday November 13th at 10am.


The Homework sheet is in their yellow home folders.

If you have any questions, feel free to leave a message in the agenda.

Tuesday: Library


  • Remembrance day ceremony at 10am.
  • Spelling quiz

Friday & Monday: No school for students


Have a wonderful week!

-Mme Hitchman

I hope you all had a wonderful long Thanksgiving weekend! The weather was beautiful and the colours of the autumn leaves are in full bloom! It is a short week, so homework will be going home tomorrow (Tuesday).


The Homework sheet is in their yellow home folders.

If you have any questions, feel free to leave a message in the agenda.

Tuesday: Library and Credit union day.

Friday: Spelling quiz


Have a wonderful week!

-Mme Hitchman


Posted: September 30, 2018

Wow!! It is already October! It is hard to believe September is over already.

Thanksgiving is approaching and there is a lot to be thankful for! Just a reminder that there is no school next Monday, October 8th because of the holiday.



The Homework sheet is in their yellow home folders.

I have added a sound sheet that I will be sending home weekly as a review of sounds learned last year.

If you have any questions, feel free to leave a message in the agenda.


Tuesday: Library

Thursday: We will be going to Fletcher's Farm as we were rained out last Friday. (Weather permitting)

As the weather is getting colder and rainy, students are reminded to dress accordingly.


Happy thanksgiving!

-Mme Hitchman


Posted: September 24, 2018

Just a few weekly reminders:


  • Bus Evacuation procedures
  • Library


  • Terry Fox Walk at 1pm (small monetary donation is accepted)


  • I Care Cat assembly after the walk (k-2 students only)
  • Orange Shirt day (wear something orange if you can)
  • Fletcher's Farm\corn maze for grade 2FI\5 classes


Posted: September 11, 2018

Just a reminder that the student fee is $10.00 and is due to the teacher when available.

A receipt will be sent home when money is collected.

Thank you!

Mme Hitchman

Posted: September 10, 2018

Weekly homework has begun!

  1. Read and log in their homework folder the book they read and parents please inital or sign the reading sheet. Students may be continuing to read last week's book to reinforce unfamiliar words.
  2. Weekly sight words: Their 5 weekly sight words went home today. They are to read them aloud a few times each and spell them out. There is a sentence following each word as well they can read.
  3. A math sheet or writing sheet may be sent home throughout the week, however is only due back on Fridays. This is to reinforce a concept taught in class.


Friendly Reminders:

Grandparents Tea is on Friday, September 14th at 9am. K-2 will be performing songs or poems on this day. Grandparents are welcome to attend, however if they are not able to, it would be appreciated if someone else could attend in their place.

Posted: September 4, 2018

Welcome back to school everyone!

I hope everyone is excited to begin grade 2!

Agendas were sent home today with some important information sheets to be returned back to school. 

Weekly homework will begin next week as well.

Our picture day is on Thursday! SAY CHEESE!

If you have any questions, feel free to contact me,

- Mme Hitchman