Courcelette School News update October 30th

Dear Parents/Guardians,

I am happy to report that our new blog was viewed over 300 times during the past week. This is very encouraging as we move toward paperless communication. Please keep checking the blog for updates. Just a reminder: if you choose to press the “Follow” tab at the bottom of the screen you will be subscribed to the blog. You will subsequently be notified, through an e-mail, each time the blog is updated.

Many Thanks

Richard Bradley

Dates to Remember

November 6th – Pyjama Day 

November 11th – Remembrance Day

November 12th – QSP Magazine Sales Assembly  “Kick off”

November 13th – PA day (no school)

November 20th – Sports Jersey (or other sports wear) Day and School Dance

November 27th – Pizza Lunch

Parent Council News!

Fundraising – FALL FEST 2015

We are pleased to announce that we exceeded our net fundraising target by almost 12%. We thank all the event coordinators, sponsors and donors who helped make Fall Fest a great success and a fun-filled day.


Shan Collins, Chair

Tanya Payne, Co-Chair, Treasure Baskets, Posters & Signage

Emma Warrillow, Bottle Bonanza

Ana Andrade, Haunted House

Mara James, Set-Up &Clean-Up

Tara O’ Grady, Tea & Bake Room

Kelly Richardson & Kelly Stansfield, Tea & Bake Room

Denise Caldwell, Book Sale

Renata Kalve, Spirit Wear

Henry Chu, Games Room

Charlotte Appt and Leslie Wilson, Pizza & Drinks

Jacqueline Ryan, Cash Management

Patrick James, Inflatables

Linda Nolan, Raffle

Jane Rose, Cotton Candy & Popcorn

Stewart Calvert, Photo Booth

Grade 8 Students, Music


Diamond ($1,000+):

Mark Richards Team/RE/MAX

Platinum ($750 – $999):

Designfusion/Marsh Family – Kind Sponsor of the Giant Slide

Gold ($500 – $749):

Beach Braces/Daskalogiannakis Family

IndustryBuilt Software/Richardson Family – Kind Sponsor of Face Painting

Silver ($250 – $499):

Fallingbrook Family Chiropractic/Bletsoe Family – Kind Sponsor of the Jumping Castle


Berry/O’Grady Family, Apple Watch for Raffle and Linens & Décor for Tea/Bake Room

Farmacia Juicebar/Hawley Family, Personalized Detox Program for Raffle

Courcelette Community Council, 2 Tickets to Spring Social 2016 for Raffle

Gillis Group – Oriana Financial, 4 Tickets to Private Screening of the Hunger Games for Raffle

Payne/Nykoliation Family, Printing & Hair Chalk

Danielle Ward, Painted Canvas

Appt and Wilson Families, Bottled Water

Napoleone Family, Hamburger Heaven Treasure Basket

Baird- Staples Family, Cat Crazy Treasure Basket

Clair Sutton/Life Is Sweet, Cupcakes

Starbucks (Queen & Hammersmith), Coffee

Payne/Nykoliation Family, Signage, Posters, Poster Colouring Contest & Hair Chalk

Brick Street Bakery, Baked Goods for Tea/Bake Room

Fallingbrook Market, Baked Goods for Tea/Bake Room

Mastermind, ‘Beanie Boos’ for Treasure Basket

Anna Andrade and Others, Decorations for Haunted House

Stansfield Family, Juice Boxes for Tea/Bake Room

Helen Siomos of Let Us Eat Cake!, Cake for Tea/Bake Room

Turner Family/Storys Building, Black Linen Tablecloths


—The numerous parents, under the leadership of Mara James, who helped with set-up and clean-up on the day of Fall Fest.

—The many former Courcelette students, who returned to the school to volunteer their time at Fall Fest.

—All the families of Courcelette Public School for the many contributions to Fall Fest and volunteer hours, both before and on the day of the event. Without our wonderful community of families at Courcelette Public School, this event would not be possible.

—Finally, a sincere thank you to Mr. Bradley. We appreciate your tireless effort and support.

Fundraising – QSP Magazine Sales

Courcelette will be participating in the popular QSP Fundraiser again this year November beginning November 12th.  QSP is a very lucrative fundraising opportunity as 37% of net sales are returned to the school. Any subscriptions that are purchased are tacked onto existing subscriptions so there is no need to worry about duplication. Please help us to make the campaign a success – look for a handout in the coming weeks.

QSP Reminder Notice – CO

Health and Safety Committee – Halloween

Teal Pumpkin Project

The Teal Pumpkin Project is a project that aims to provide non-food treats for trick-or-treaters and indicate that they are available through the display of a teal pumpkin in front of your home.

More information at Food Allergy Canada

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