Please see the attachment from our Health Nurse, Jane Spice for families that need help on Holiday Resources/Support
1. Today November 20, 2015 is National Child Day. National Child Day is celebrated annually to mark two historic events: the 1959 signing of the UN Declaration of the Rights of the Child and the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1989. See the link for all the great things to do in Calgary with your child. http://nationalchildday.ca/
2. Our School Council meeting is this Monday November 23 at 1:00 -2:30 in the staff room. This is new this year, in the hopes of providing a time that parents/guardians can attend that may not have attended previously! Everyone is welcome!
3. A huge thank you to everyone that attended the Literacy POP UP Celebration night. The students were so excited to share their literacy learning. We have drawn the eight winners for the Passport draw and will call the students down to the office on Monday. We will have the winning students call their parent/s/guardians to tell them the exciting news.
4. The second group of Grades One, Two and Three students start swimming next Wednesday, November 25. Don’t forget swimming gear! The first group will end their lessons on Tuesday Nov 24.
5. Parent/Teacher conferences will be held on Dec 3 from 12:30 – 3:00 and 4:00 – 8:00. You will be able to book online Saturday, November 28 at 12 noon. https://webapps.cbe.ab.ca/myaccount
6. Reading Tip: During Reading (1) point out awesome words and amazing pictures and (2) explain the meaning of important words.
7. On November 27, 2015 Student Voice is holding a Spirit Day, encouraging all students to participate by wearing their PJ’s (pyjamas) and bringing their favourite Stuffy.
8. Parent Café – How can you support your child’s development through play, language, positive relationships and environment? If you are parent or caregiver of preschool children there is an Early Years conversation at Shaganappi library, 10-11:15 AM on Nov. 24, Dec 1 and Dec. 8. These informal conversations are a chance to share experiences, local resources, and current information about brain development in the early years and the role of parents and caregivers.
9. Please see the attachment from our Health Nurse, Jane Spice on Holiday Resources/Support!
10. We had a new influx of free books in our bookshelf again this week. It is exciting to see the books and more exciting to see them disappear! Thank you!!!
Darren and Renée