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Parent's Weekly Update for Jan. 9-13, 2017

Parent's Weekly Update for Jan. 9-13, 2017
by Carol DeFehr - Sunday, 8 January 2017, 5:18 PM

Hi Parents,

Please find below your reminders for this week and a glimpse at the following week too!


1. Gr. 4 and 7 students begin orientations to FSA exams. Attendance is crucial for our Gr. 4 and 7 students over the next three weeks.

2. HEAP THE HONDA! Please send in your gently used books or even donate a new book to a great cause! Leadership students and Mrs. Sauer would love for families to bring books to our library so that we can count and organize them.

3. ICECREAM ORDERS will come home Monday Jan. 9 and are due back Thurs. Jan. 13. $1 each and we will be selling chocolate and vanilla. This is part of our Opposite Day Fun on January 25th.

4. PAC MEETING is Monday Jan. 9th at 6:15 pm in our library. Childminding is available and we love new faces. An extended welcome to all the new families that have started at Westmount this past week.

5. PAC POPCORN DAY is Wednesday so send $1 with your child. PAC HOT DOG DAY is Thursday. We will reverse the reverse lunch to accomodate the hot lunch.

6. On Monday the following classes go SKATING: CONNOLLY, PRIMUS and EAGLES. Please send with helmet and skates.

7. Gr. 4-7 will see a FRACTURED FAIRY TALES performance by Westsyde Secondary on Tuesday at 1:30 pm

8. Edstrom/Caputo's class and Zirnhelt's class goes to Gymstastics on Thursday Jan. 12  right after announcements.  Please dress your child accordingly to particpate.

9. TUBING AT HARPER MOUNTAIN on Friday Jan. 13 for Ewashina, Regan, Ruddick and Primus' classes. Please send dressed for the weather and event.

10. Friday Jan. 13 is SPIRIT DAY! Wear your favourite HAT!

11. By Fri. Jan. 13 parents will receive either in paper copy or via email/weebly/freshgrade post the TERM II OVERVIEW for your child's learning.

12. Basketball Permission forms will come home to those children that are playing Tier 1 or 2 basketball. Parents will need to return the permission form, driving sign up form, and code of conduct. A copy of schedules and practice times will be included. Please return by Fri. Jan. 13

REMINDER Gr. 6/7 boys practice Monday Jan. 9 at 7 am.

Next week:


Basketball League Play begins. League Play schedules are posted to the website now.

Heap the Honda Continues

FSA EXAMS begin for Gr. 4 and 7- please ensure your child is in attendance as the exams will need to be made up if a student is absent.

Monday Jan. 16- SKATING for Connolly, Torchia and Primus and the EDGE Program for Eagles, Blower and Finley's classes

Wed. Jan. 18- Pizza with the Principal forms due to the office and Gymnastics for Regan and Ewashina's classes

Thurs. Jan. 19- Gymnastics for Edstrom/Caputo's and Zirnhelt's classes.

Friday Jan. 20- DISTRICT NON INSTRUCTIONAL DAY- no school for students.

Thanks everyone!

Mrs. DeFehr