Blog update February 6th

Dear Parents/Guardians,

The Grade 8 trip to Quebec City was a tremendous success! The tour director and “Scooter” (our bus driver) commended our students for their great spirit and respectful manner.

Please enjoy a few images from the trip:

Lower town: the old historical site

Tubing: the Kids had a blast!

Overlooking the magnificient Saint Lawrence River (Fleuve Saint Laurent)

Yes, the Ice Hotel does exist (amazing)

Dog sledding (quite the adventure!)










Drama Club

Preparations are on for our Drama Club’s upcoming production. Please read the following special request.

Hello, to the parent community of Courcelette!

In order to keep our costs low for the school production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, we need some well-kept donations of specific items. If you can help out, we greatly appreciate it. *There is a plastic bin in the front foyer of the school, where you can put your donations in.

Costume Design:

Adult nylons – black or blue

Wire coat hangers – from dry cleaners, or similar

Blue, silver, green fabric

Zippers cut out of old pants, shirts

Large buttons

Plastic leaves, flowers

*these items will NOT be returned*

Set Design:

White Christmas lights – especially ones that blink (clearly labelled with the child’s name and grade, to ensure return)

Projection Christmas lights – with interesting motion, patterns (clearly labelled with the child’s name and grade, to ensure return)

Part-cans of latex house paint – any colour

Paint supplies, like roller sleeves and brushes

Thank you!

The production team


Ward Forum

Parent Ward Forum Hosted by our trustee Parthi Kandavel.  Please join us on February 09th at Danforth Gardens Jr P.S. (20 Santamonica Blvd, Scarborough).  Courcelette Parent and Legal Expert Paige Backman will be discussing Online Bullying and Privacy.  Krista Wylie discussing the “Fix Our Schools” movement.

More information can be found here:


Courcelette Broncos – Spirit Wear

Courcelette Broncos Spirit Wear will be available for purchase again soon – this is likely the last campaign of the year! Stay tuned for more information next week.

Extended student absences

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

Important dates to remember:

February 9 – Term 1 report card go home

February 12 – PA day, (Parent Interviews)

February 15 – Family Day

February 19th – Spirit Wear (Wear your Courcelette Spirit wear OR anything else that promotes great spirit)

February 26 – Pizza lunch

February 29 – Grade 8 graduation photos

February 29 – Parent Council Meeting (7:00-8:30pm)

March 14-18 March Break

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