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Parent's Weekly Update Feb. 20-24, 2017

 
Carol
Parent's Weekly Update Feb. 20-24, 2017
by Carol DeFehr - Friday, 17 February 2017, 10:07 PM
 

Hi Parents,

Thanks to those families that joined us for the CARDBOARD CHALLENGE! It was amazing and your children were so creative!

Here is a glance at this coming week and a sneak peak at the last week of February as well.

VIRTUE OF THE WEEK: KINDNESS

BASKETBALL PLAYERS MUST RETURN THEIR PERMISSION FORMS TO GET TO PLAY IN THE PLAYOFFS THIS WEEK.

PARENTS ARE REMINDED NOT TO COME INTO THE STAFF PARKING LOT at any time. This is off limits to parents at drop off in the morning and at pick up.

Mon. Feb. 20- Mrs. Eagles and Mr. Blower's go skating at 10:30. "CHARLOTTE" arrives in Mrs. Ruddick's class for their first session. Parents please pay your fees for this. Congratulations to ABI SPENCER who is competing in the DISTRICT SPEECH CONTEST at Hotel 540 at 6 pm. Mr. Blower, her parents and I will be there to cheer her on! Good luck to the TIER 2 BOYS who play at AEP for their first game of Playoffs.

Tues. Feb. 21- Good luck to the TIER 1 GIRLS in playoff action at RLC today afterschool.

Wed. Feb. 22- ANTI BULLYING DAY! EVERYONE COME IN PINK PLEASE! We will be serving PINK LEMONADE TO REINFORCE TO THE KIDS TO THINK PINK! We will also do an activity called "HEY DAY"- be sure to ask your kids about this after Wednesday.  PAC POPCORN DAY also today- send $1.  Good luck to the TIER 1 BOYS in playoff action at RLC today afterschool.

Thurs. Feb. 23- EARLY CLOSURE! 12:30 DISMISSAL. Please have arrangements in place for your children for pick up. PARENT TEACHER INTERVIEWS 1:30-3:30. Please contact your child's teacher for an interview spot. Staff will be judging the HERITAGE STAMP paragraph designs and paragraphs to derive at our Gr. 3,4,5,6,7 winners for this year.

KINDERGARTEN ROUND UP SESSION FOR ALL PARENTS with Kindergarten Students entering the system in 2017-2018. HGEC 6:30 pm

Friday Feb. 24- DISTRICT NON INSTRUCTIONAL DAY- no school for students. Our staff will be at Westsyde Secondary for a Technology Institute.

NEXT WEEK:

VIRTUE OF TRUST

Mon. Feb. 27- Skating- MacDonald and Connolly's classes

Tues. Feb. 28- RECOGNITION ASSEMBLY 8:45- One lucky student is going to win being PRINCIPAL for the DAY! I can't wait to see who the lucky winner is!

*MARCH NEWSLETTER will come home with lots of great information! Parents can watch for information regarding my process for CLASS PLACEMENT REQUESTS for 2017-2018. Similar to last year, a PINK PARENT REQUEST FORM will be available and parents will have until May 19th to return it. Mrs. Connelly will begin to hand those out starting April 3. We do date stamp them and keep them in order of submission to our office. Parents are reminded NOT to name request a particular teacher, rather talk about the need of their child for optimum learning conditions.

Wed. March 1- WESTMOUNT SCIENCE FAIR. Parents may view all the projects between 2:30 and 5:30 pm in the gym.

Friday March 3- PAC MOVIE NIGHT! 6:30 pm doors open. Always a great concession and the SOUND is so improved now that Mr. Walcher set up last time!

Just aheads up that the next PAC FUNDRAISER IS PURDY'S FOR EASTER! Please consider ordering some of your treats to support our PAC. Order forms will go home Mon. March 6th. The PAC IS ALSO IN NEED OF SUPPORT AND VOLUNTEERS for the YEAR END BBQ. Please email the Westmount PAC to let them know they have your support for a few hours that day in June.

Don't forget to sign up for the PAC PAINT NITE coming up in April- information attached to this email.

Thanks everyone,

Mrs. DeFehr