High Achievement by SCCS Alumni
Congratulations to this SCCS Alumni! She achieved such high math scores in her courses this year, that Dr. Anna Stokke, Associate Professor of Mathematics, University of Winnipeg, sent her a letter inviting her to change her degree to a mathematics major.
On behalf of the Department of Mathematics & Statistics, we are writing to congratulate you on your performance in Discrete Mathematics and to encourage you to consider a major in mathematics, if you have not already done so. Given your strong performance in mathematics so far, you are likely to find further study in mathematics to be a very rewarding experience that will prepare you for may future careers. If you have not already declared mathematics as a major, we encourage you to do so as soon as possible so that you are eligible to receive scholarships directed at mathematics majors. If you have decided to complete a four-year degree in another subject area, we encourage you to consider declaring mathematics as a minor. (Click on the Doc – Jun 16, 2015, 8-15 AM to access full letter.)
And, if she accepts, then she will receive numerous bursaries in support of her university education.
…. of all kinds of shapes and sizes!
The Grade 3 class is learning all about 3 Dimensional shapes in math class this week.
This year, the school goals for St. Charles Catholic School revolve around the theme of “power”.
Goal 1 – “Power of Prayer” – The goal this year is for every person in our school to experience first-hand the power of prayer. We will learn to pray together and for one another as a caring community. We will know we are successful in this objective if all members of our community experience a higher than usual level of joy-full-ness.
Goal 2 – “Power of 10” – We believe that the ability to demonstrate automaticity in math is fundamental. Our goal this year is that every student increase his/her automaticity skills in math by 10% and that every student demonstrates automaticity at or above grade level. To this end, the math teachers will be using a supplementary math program titled “the Power of 10”.
Goal 3 – “Power of Excellence in Writing” – For almost two decades the students at SCCS have been using a writing program called Excellence in Writing. Our goal this year is that through efficient implementation of the program every student increases his/her abilities in writing by 10% or more.
The staff have been collecting data in the classroom, and surveys were conducted of parents and staff. The results are as follows: