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Bulldog Bulletin November #4

Posted on Nov 9, 2016 in Bulldog Bulletin | 0 comments

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Please note there is NO school tomorrow and Friday is… Remembrance Day so…     Enjoy your long weekend!

Remembrance Day Assembly

Our Remembrance Day Assembly was amazing. Our gym looked beautiful with all of the creative  and colourful student artwork.  Our grade 6 and 7 student Hosts ~ Karina, Prabhakum, Manjot, Rebecca, Raina, Shreyan, Dhiya and Aleena did an excellent job in helping us to remember why we are able to enjoy freedom in Canada.   Lylah in grade 7 started us off with the Traditional Aboriginal Welcome. Kyaija led us through the singing of, “O Canada”. Our classes that performed did so with confidence and feeling. Our grade Ones recited the poem, “Hug O War” .  Students from Division One recited the famous poem, “In Flanders Fields”. Our grade Threes sang a beautiful rendition of , “Imagine”.      We watched, “A Pittance of Time” a short music DVD, that reminded us how important it is for us to remember our Canadian heroes who fought and continue to fight in wars past and present. Our final performance was a touching song sung by Divisions 8 and 9  “ Heal the World“.  Special thank you to all staff who helped their students prepare for this assembly, and Mr. Poon for all his technical support. Thank you to all of our students who were so well behaved throughout our entire assembly.  Check out our Facebook page for photos and videos.

PAC UPDATE…

Our New Executive..

President – Dal Dhillon

Vice President – Nancy Bahia

Treasurer – Reno Sihota

Secretary – Norman Gluck

 

These volunteer PAC Executive members and a few other volunteers are very busy doing fundraising for our school. This includes Christmas Basket Raffle, Hot Lunches and so much more.  Thank you to all our TE Scott families for supporting our PAC fundraising events!

 Cold and Flu Bugs are here…

COLDS and the FLU are going around…

Please keep your children home if they are not feeling well and…remember to review with your children how to wash their hands. It is recommended that we wash for 20 seconds before rinsing and drying off. It’s the best way to avoid getting sick!

RECESS SNACKS!

Serving healthy snacks to children is important to providing good nutrition along with supporting lifelong healthy eating habits. A snack during our recess break is very important for your children. Some children are coming to the office saying they have a lunch but no snack. Please remember to send a nutritious recess snack with your child everyday.

 

LOST and FOUND

Can’t find your child’s jacket, boots, gloves etc.,? They might just be in our LOST and FOUND! Our bin is in the Lower hallway outside our gym

Please come and check it out!

How much sleep should my child get?

We are often asked this question. As parents we know sleep is VERY important for everyone. Children need sleep to keep them healthy and doing their best! Sleep helps our body and brain develop and grow. But how much sleep do our children need? According to the National Sleep Foundation,

children ages 5 – 12

need 10 – 11 hours of sleep each night.

When you get enough sleep you can:

  • Pay attention better in school
  • Be creative and think of new ideas
  • Fight sickness so you stay healthy
  • Be in a good mood
  • Get along with friends and family
  • Solve problems better

Dates to Remember:

Please mark on your calendars…

November 16 – Grade 7 Camp and Fresh Grade Meeting 6pm – 7pm

November 17 – Early Dismissal 1:30pm Curriculum and Assessment

November 23 – Kindergarten Vision and Hearing Screening

November 25 – PAC Hot Lunch

December 13 – Early Dismissal 1:30pm  Parent Teacher Conferences 

December 16 – Christmas Sing a Long

December 16 – PAC Hot Lunch

December 16 – Last day before Winter Break

Tuesday, January 3, 2017  – Happy New Year!  – Welcome Back

 

 

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