Feb 1 - Winter Walk Day
Feb 3 – Non-instructional Day. No School
Feb 6 – Kananaskis in the Classroom
Feb 10 - Carnaval 2:00 - 3:00 pm (weather permitting); Popcorn Day
Feb 15 – Gr.4 Assembly
Feb 16,17 – Teachers’ Conventions. No School
Feb 20 –Family Day-No School
Feb 21 –Classes Resume Late Entry – 12:49p.m. No AM Kindergarten
Feb 21 – School Council Meeting 7:00p.m.
Feb 22 – Pink Shirt Day
Feb 24 – Spirit Day and Fun Lunch
Mar 2 – Gr. 1&2 Music Celebration Dress Rehearsal 1:30 p.m. and Evening Perfoprmance 6:30p.m.
Mar 10 – Popcorn Day
Mar 17 – Spirit Day and Fun Lunch
Mar 21 – School Council Meeting 7:00p.m.
Mar 22 – Last Day of Classes before Spring Break– Student Led Conferences 4:30p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Mar 23 – Student Led Conferences 8a.m. – 11 a.m. and Parent/Teacher Interviews 11:00p.m. – 1:00p.m.
Mar 24 – Non-instructional Day
Apr 3 – Classes resume – Late Entry 12:49p.m. No AM kindergarten
Kindness and Friendship
“Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows.” Robert Green Ingersoll
“My philosophy is that the most important aspect of any religion should be human kindness and to try to ease the suffering of others, to try to bring light and love into the lives of mankind.” Steven Seagal
A principal colleague once said, “When in doubt, default to kindness.” Kindness is the action that comes from generosity of spirit; kindness gives the other person the benefit of the doubt. Kindness does not, however, mean that you allow others to be take advantage of you, or that you do not stand up for yourself. It does mean, though, that when you put your point forward, you do it in a way that the other person can hear, without feeling attacked or defensive. Kindness is the basis of the golden rule that has us treat others as we would like to be treated. This is especially important for our young children. When we guide them in their behavior, or show them the next steps in their learning, it is essential that we treat them with kindness, realizing that they are young and it is our job to help them, firmly and kindly, along the path to becoming a contributing citizen in our community.
I think if I've learned anything about friendship, it's to hang in, stay connected, fight for them, and let them fight for you. Don't walk away, don't be distracted, don't be too busy or tired, don't take them for granted. Friends are part of the glue that holds life and faith together. Powerful stuff.” Jon Katz