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Parent's Weekly Update Nov.28-Dec. 2, 2016

Parent's Weekly Update Nov.28-Dec. 2, 2016
by Carol DeFehr - Friday, 25 November 2016, 10:14 PM

Hi Parents,

This weekend I type to you from the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver as I left Thursday to attend the 22nd Annual Aboriginal Education Conference. Today I got to listen to the Minister of Justice & Attorney General  of Canada- Jody Wilson-Raybould.

Parents should also know that the Minister of Education and delegates toured Westmount Friday November 25th. This is positive that the Ministry is touring our campus to see the pressures on our school with our current student body total.

Here is a look at the week ahead as we enter the last week of November:


THE DECEMBER NEWSLETTER will come home this week via email. Watch your inbox.

WESTMOUNT IS ONCE AGAIN participating in the BE A HUNGER HERO CAMPAIGN for the Salvation Army. Last year, Westmount WON the Food drive and our entire school won PIZZA! We would love to get the honors for a second year in a row! Please assist our leadership students by bringing in non perishable food items until Dec. 15

CONSIDER entering the RAFFLE for BEST SEATS AND BEST PARKING SPOTS for our Christmas Concerts. This is a wonderful prize. Good luck to all of you! Tickets and money are due back by Friday  December 2nd.

Monday November 28- Pizza with the Principal Lunch for all kids involved at 12:05. Fresh is Best Fundraiser Order forms go home Monday- they are due back Dec. 6th. Zirnhelt and Edstrom's classes go skating so please remember to send skates and a helmet.

Please note on Monday the staff and I have a meeting at the HGEC at 3:00 pm. We will all be exiting the school just after dismissal to arrive to our session on time. Thank you for not scheduling an appointment with teachers afterschool Monday.

Tuesday November 29- RECOGNITION ASSEMBLY 8:45 am. Congratulations to students also attending the MATH EXPO on Tuesday to represent our school.

PAC POINSETTIA ORDERS can be picked up Tuesday at the school in the afternoon. You can pick these up at our SENSORY PORTABLE beside MRS. RUDDICK's portable between 2 and 3 pm.

Wednesday November 30- Mrs. Connolly's class go on a field trip to the Public Library at 10:45. We look forward to Mandarin oranges for our Fruit and Veggie program.

Thursday December 1- Just lots of learning happening!

Friday December 2- Best Seats in the House and Parking Spot tickets due. MILK AND COOKIE DAY!

SPIRIT DAY- Wear your most favourite and crazy socks!



Tues. Dec. 6- Fresh is Best Orders due back, Draw will be made for Best Seats and Parking Spot Raffle

Wed. Dec. 7- POPCORN DAY, Primary Christmas Concert Dress Rehearsal 1:30(classes will be watching each other for this performance)

Thurs Dec. 8- Primary Christmas Concert "THE VIRTUES OF THE SEASON" 1:30pm for afternoon performance and 6:30 pm for evening. Please try to avoid attending both concerts as seating (and parking) is extremely limited at Westmount. If you can watch the afternoon performance we would appreciate that as your concert of choice. Please bring an item for the Salvation Army.

Fri. Dec. 9- PAC PIZZA HUT Day! SPIRIT DAY- wear your Wolfpack clothing or blue! Mrs. Connolly's class to the "HOCKEY SWEATER" presentation at Sagebrush

Thanks everyone,

Mrs. DeFehr (Proud Principal of all your wonderful children)