Blog update for January 22, 2016

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Hopefully by now your child has begun expressing interest in learning through the online program called Prodigy. At this Tuesday’s Parent Council meeting, Mr. McNaughton will give a brief presentation on how teachers will use this resource as a teaching/learning and assessment tool for mathematics.

Folk Dancing is back!

Ms. Bowers and Ms. Pennington will be leading interested Grades 1-5 students in folk dances. Please read the link below.

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School Safety

The three way stop on Fallingbrook Road is contributing to a safer walk to school. I am sharing an article regarding a new study on school and road safety.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/dangerous-driving-toronto-schools-1.3414226

Shared from the CBC News App for iPad

Extended student absences

If your child will be away for extended periods of time (e.g., vacation), please let us in advance. Thank you

Winter weather

Winter has finally arrived. We regularly remind students to dress warmly before going out for recess. They are encouraged to wear all their clothing items to ensure they remain comfortable.

*The field is very slippery at this time, we are encouraging students to use extreme caution when playing. We will continue to monitor the situation.

Important dates to remember:

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

January 29 – Pizza lunch

February 2-5 – Grade 8 trip to Quebec City

February 9 – Term 1 report card go home

February 12 – PA day, (Parent Interviews)

February 15 – Family Day

 

 

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