Some Reminders

Some Reminders!

Good morning…just a few reminders for you.  Much of this information has already been distributed but if you’re like me, a reminder doesn’t hurt!

Thanks for your time.  Enjoy the rest of your day.


Rule of Thumb:  Delayed Openings
In the event of a delayed opening due to weather or other related cause, cafeteria service will NOT be available when we reopen.  Should we experience delays, please ensure that you send along a lunch for your child(ren).  (If you placed a lunch order online,  you may carry your order over to another day.  Please send a note in a baggie when you wish to use your credit.)

Parent-Teacher Interviews
Please remember that we will close at 11:00am on Thursday, December 6, 2018 to facilitate our parent-teacher interviews which get underway at 11:30am. If you haven’t yet made an appointment, you can do so by clicking here.

Christmas Collection
Continuing our efforts to instil values around community service, we have selected the Thrive Community Network as our charity for Christmas giving this year.  The Thrive Community Network is a local organization that was established in 2001 as part of the province’s Community Youth Networks.  The mandate of this organization is to provide services and support to resilient youth and young adults who live in poverty with limited access to mainstream programs and services.

Thrive is looking for new personal care items and stocking stuffers in order to give holiday stockings to its members at their annual Christmas dinner.  They are specifically looking for men’s and women’s deodorant, body wash/soap, shampoo/conditioner, razors, shaving cream, toothbrushes, toothpaste, men’s and women’s socks, individual tissue packs, lip balms, laundry pods, warm hats, stretch gloves, hand warmers, and/or Sobey’s/Tim Horton gift cards of $5 or $10 values. 

We will be accepting donations up to and including Friday, December 14, 2018 at which point we will deliver our collection.

Let’s show this organization our best generosity ever and support them in their efforts to shape the lives of these youth and young adults.

Cafeteria: Turkey Dinner
Our cafeteria operator, Chartwells, will have as its only daily special on December 13, 2018, a turkey dinner.  The dinner will consist of festive roast turkey, gravy, stuffing, whipped potatoes, vegetables, a cookie and a small milk or juice and comes at a cost of $6.25.

These dinners must be pre-ordered by Friday, December 7, 2018.  If you wish to order one for your child, please place the correct change in a baggie/envelope along with a note indicating your child’s name and his/her teacher’s name.  This must be kept separate from any other money submissions as it will go directly to Chartwells staff.

You should also note that this is the only offering for lunch on this day; should your child normally order from the cafeteria for lunch, you will have to pack a lunch from home if they don’t wish to have the turkey dinner.  Recess orders will go ahead as usual.

Cookies with Santa
Our Kids Eat Smart Breakfast Club is hosting a “Cookies with Santa” event this coming Saturday from 1:00pm.  Tickets for this event are on sale for $10 per family (up to five people).  The club is also hosting a bake sale in our cafeteria during this time (no admission fee).  If you would like to purchase tickets, please send along your order to the school.

Christmas Concert Tickets
Tickets for our upcoming Christmas concerts are now on sale through your child’s teacher on the basis of four per learner for kindergarten and two per learner in grades one and three.  We will sell any extra tickets during the morning of each concert if they become available.  

Please remember that our doors will open for our concerts at 12:30pm.

School Closure
We will close at 12:30pm on Friday, December 21, 2018 for our Christmas vacation; we will reopen on Monday, January 7, 2019 at 8:30am.  

Important Dates
Parent/Teacher Interviews – Thursday, December 6, 2018 (School closes at 11:00am)
Christmas Concert (Grades One & Three) – Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 1:00pm
Christmas Concert (Kindergarten) – Friday, December 14, 2018 at 1:00pm NEW DATE!
School Closes for Christmas Vacation – Friday, December 21, 2018 at 12:30pm
School Re-Opens after Christmas – Monday, January 7, 2019 at 8:30am
KinderStart # 1 – Friday, January 18, 2019
Skating Sessions at Jack Byrne Arena – February 12-14, 2019 (Details to follow!)
KinderStart # 2 – Friday, February 15, 2019
Mid-Winter Holiday – Monday, February 18, 2019
Pink Shirt Day – Wednesday, February 27, 2019
St. Patrick’s Day Holiday – Monday, March 18, 2019
KinderStart # 3 – Friday, March 22, 2019
Term II Progress Reports – Friday, March 22, 2019
Parent/Teacher Interviews – Thursday, March 28, 2019 (School closes at 11:00am)
Earth Day Assembly – Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 1:30pm (Grade Three)
KinderStart # 4 – Thursday, April 18, 2019
Easter Vacation – Friday, April 19-26, 2019 (inclusive)
School Re-Opens after Easter – Monday, April 29, 2019
Spring Concert – Friday, May 10, 2019 at 1:00pm (Grade Two)
Victoria Day Holiday – Monday, May 20, 2019
School Leaving – Friday, June 7, 2019 at 1:00pm (Grade Four)
Beachy Tones Musical – Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 1:00pm
Kindergarten Celebration – Monday, June 17, 2019 at 1:30pm NEW DATE!
K-2 Sports Day – Tuesday, June 18, 2019 (Weather Dependent)
3-4 Sports Day – Thursday, June 20, 2019 (Weather Dependent)
Alternate K-2 Sports Day – Friday, June 21, 2019
Alternate 3-4 Sports Day – Monday, June 24, 2019
Term III Progress and Closed for the Summer – Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 12:30pm

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