Indigo / Chapters Adopt a School Helpt us finish first in contest, Sept. 21
West Dover School has been adopted by the Chinook Mall Indigo Book store. So far the store has donated $1500 to by books for our library. There is the possiblity our school could receive even more funds through the adopt a school online contest.
For a period of ten days, people can vote online for their favorite school to adopt. The school with the most amount of votes will receive $10,000 for their library. To help West Dover School finish in first go to the following link and vote.
Terry Fox Assembly, Breakfast & Activity Day, Sept. 18
This morning West Dover School served over 300 plates of pancakes to students, parents and other community members. A big thank you goes out to the West Dover Community Association for providing the grills and location for the breakfast.
Shortly after the students headed back into class, everyone attended the Terry Fox Assembly put on by the grade 4/5 students. Silk stories created by the students depicting Terry's heroic fight against cancer and his Marathon of Hope were shared. A special guest speaker who survived cancer shared his thoughts about persevering in tough situations.
Lastly, all students headed out to valleyview park to run and play all in the name of Terry.
A great day was had, big thank you's go out to the West Dover Community, WD Parent Council, Mr. R.J., Mrs. Cook, Mrs. Smitt and the staff at West Dover for organizing and making things happen!
NED Positive Behaviour Sept. 10
This morning West Dover School welcomed NED the yo-yo guest speaker. The positive message was about never giving up, encouraging others and doing your best. NED had the whole school captivated with her detailed and animated story intertwined with some magic and yo-yo tricks. If your children come home today asking about purchasing a yo-yo check out the handout for further details. Every yo-yo that is purchased at West Dover helps pay for another school to have the NED presentation for free.
Family Math Night! Sept. 10
A big thank you goes out to all the parents and children who came to the West Dover Family Math Night. Over 80 people were in attendance and took part in learning a variety of fun ways to play dice and card games that build and reinforce math skills. A special thanks to Ms. Jane, Ms. Sherren and the rest of the West Dover Staff who helped organize and make the night a reality.
Get Involved with the Twin Views Community Garden! Aug. 31
Did you know that there is a community garden right here in West Dover? It is located on the old tennis courts right behind the Greater Forest Lawn 55 Plus Hall, 3425-26 Ave. S.E. This Tuesday evening they are planting 300 trees and need volunteers to help out with the process. So if you are interested in getting involved please drop by. This year at West Dover the students will be involved in a variety of capacities with the garden, either planting, harvesting or growing. Keep your eyes and ears open for future developments.
Welcome Back! Aug. 17
Welcome back students, parents and staff. Classes for Grades 1-5 begin Monday August 17 at 8:00am. Kindergarten classes will have a staggard entry the first week. Group A and B will alternate mornings or afternoons the first week. Please check with the office if you are unsure of which group your son or daughter is in. Our school times are the same as last year:
7:30-7:45 am Breakfast Program (optional)
7:45-8:00am Student Arrival / Teacher Supervision on School Grounds / Patrols on Duty
8:00am Classes Begin
2:45pm Dismissal / Patrols on duty
Please check the google calendar on this webpage for all scheduled school activities. Of note right away are Student Pictures for Grades 1-5 Scheduled for Friday August 21.
If you require any other information regarding school start up or registration please feel free to call the school 43-777-8260 or visit the link in the adjacent column.