Ms. Hitchman Notes



Posted: March 17, 2019

Just a reminder to students that we will be going to Carrefour Beausoleil to watch the show "Kalimba" on Monday (tomorrow)! 

We will be getting back in the middle of lunch, so please pack a bag lunch, as there will not be enough time to buy in the cafeteria.

Have a great week!

Mme Hitchman 


Posted: February 25, 2019

Bonjour toute le monde!

I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend! Here are some reminders for the upcoming week. Homework sheet will go home on Tuesday.

Tuesday: Library

- Spellathon tests will go home as some have money to be collected depending on how many words were correct.

Wednesday: Pink Shirt day- Students and staff are asked to wear pink to stand up against bullying.

Thursday: All Spellathon money is due on Thursday

Friday: 100 days of school activities, students are asked to bring in their 100 collection bag with their items.


I hope you all have a great week and also a wonderful, well-deserved March break!

- Mme Hitchman :)


Posted: February 21, 2019

Just a reminder that our class twitter account is @Raiders1FI if you would like to follow us on twitter.

It is updated daily, however I will continue to update the teacher page as well!


Posted: February 21, 2019

Our grade 2 and grade 6 french immersion classes have teamed up with the Special Olympics event that is taking place in Miramichi this weekend. We have partnered up with a team from the Acadian Penninsula and will be cheering them on, on Friday while the athletes compete in Floor Hockey!

Our students have been working very hard on creating signs for all the atheletes to cheer them on and support them during the event!

We are very excited to take part in this amazing event!

-Mme Hitchman

Posted: February 13, 2019

Valentine's Day is tomorrow. Students are encouraged to wear pink or red tomorrow. :)


Flag day is on Friday as well. There will be an assembly in thr morning.

Students are encouraged to wear red and white to celebrate flag day!

Posted: February 11, 2019

Bon lundi toute le monde!!

 Just a few reminders for the week!

  1. Homework sheet is sent home every Monday with students
  2. Tuesdays are library days, please return your library books so that you can check out new books.
  3. Tomorrow we are going skating with our buddies as well!
  4. Wednesday: Spell-a-thon pledge sheets are due back
  5. Thursday: Valentine's day
  6. Friday: Students will be having their Spell-a-thon tests this day. Reminder to continue studying your 20 words this week to be prepared!
  7. Friday: It is also flag day!! Students are asked to wear their red and white for flag day!

Have a wonderful week!

- Mme Hitchman :)

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