Dear Parents/Guardians,

Happy New Year!

I wish to take this opportunity to thank you for the wonderful holiday cards, kind words and wonderful surprises. Thank you very much.

Here are some important dates to remember:

January 15 – Spirit Day, Hat day (funny or otherwise)

January 22 – PA day

January 26 – School Council meeting 7:00 – 8:30pm

January 29 – Pizza lunch

February 2-5 – Grade 8 trip to Quebec City

February 12 – PA day, (Parent Interviews)

Malvern Collegiate Open House: (Grade 8 students)

Parents: January 12, 2016 7:00 PM

Students: January 13, 12:45 PM

Kindergarten Registration

Please know that we are planning for Kindergarten Registration, which will take place in early February. The exact dates will be confirmed in next week’s blog update.  If you know of anyone who will be registering their child for next September, please encourage them to follow the blog for information and updates. Thank you

Lost and Found

Our lost and found bin is full of clothing and lunch bag items. Please ask your child to check the bin.

Term One Report Card

February 9th – Term 1 reports go home

 A great big thank you to all volunteers

We wish to thank our parent volunteers who give their time to support many school initiatives. Thank you for this positive engagement.

Safe Arrival calls

If you know that your child will be away (e.g., appointment), please call to let us know. Please note that you can leave a message if you are calling outside of our office hours.

School Bulletin Board

We now have a bulletin board located just outside the gym. Schedules for extra-curricular activities and other “happenings” will be posted for students and parents to review.

Extra-Curricular activities

Thank you to all staff, parents and volunteers who are involved with running or facilitating our extra-curricular and student leadership activities. Currently, teams and clubs such as girls’ volleyball, boys’ basketball, yoga club, eco club, floor hockey, ice hockey, drama club, peer mediators, office helpers are greatly contributing to school life. Thank you so very much!

Twitter

Please know that you can access our blog on Twitter. Our Twitter handle is @courcelette_ps