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May Newsletter

Date: May 8, 2018 Author: Julie Fram-Greig Categories: News

FROM THE PRINCIPAL: We are in the home stretch of school now with only 37 days left. Please note that in many classes, especially in the senior grades, in-class assessments and exams will be beginning throughout the months of May and June. Please be sure to have your child arrive on time for school and inform your child’s teacher if they are going to be absent during those testing periods.
The weather is changing every day! Please be sure to have your child dress appropriately for their day and even provide a change of clothes. We go outside unless it is absolutely pouring rain and there is a lot of mud and sand.
Congratulations to our Grade 6 debate team who won their competition at Lord Aylmer School on April 27th. Way to go team!
EXAMS: The Grade 6 French exam begins on May 1st. The Grade 6 English exam begins on May 9th.

YOUTH ORCHESTRA On May 7th The NAC Youth Orchestra Junior Strings Program will be here to perform for all classes in the gym beginning at 8:55 am.
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES-TREE DETECTIVES Mr. Earwaker will be here on May 14th and 15th to work with both of our Grade 4 classes as “Tree Detectives”.

HOLIDAY Monday, May 21st is a holiday. The school and daycare will be closed.

GRADE 1 FIELD TRIP Cycle 1.1 is going on a Field trip to the Gatineau Park on Thursday, May 24th to participate in the Sensational Animals Program.

PD DAY Friday, May 25th is a PD day. The daycare will spend the day at St. Brigid’s Camp.

KINDERGARTEN OPEN HOUSE There will be an open house taking place on May 25th for next year’s K4 and K5 parents. An invitation with details will follow soon.

GRADE 6 WORKSHOP Our Grade 6 classes will participate in a Fair Trade Workshop on May 28th at the school.

GOVERNING BOARD The next Governing Board meeting takes place on Wednesday, May 30th at 5pm in the library.

DRESS UP DAY Thursday, May 31st is fancy dress up day! Students are invited to wear their fanciest outfits! There will be an assembly in the afternoon.

TALENT SHOW Students participating in our talent show will give a rehearsal performance for all classes on May 31st. Parents are invited to watch the Talent Show on June 1st at 7pm in the gym.