Travel Games

Date: June 27, 2018 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

When driving with your children this summer, here are a few suggestions of games to play; 1) Road Trip Scavenger Hunt Print out free online hunt sheets and look for the objects while on your trip. 2) Bumper Stumpers Try to make words from the licence plate in front of you. 3) Alphabet Game Look…

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Summer Appreciations

Date: June 27, 2018 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

SECOND GATINEAU BEAVER GROUP Thanks to the Second Gatineau Beaver group for providing us with two beautiful flower boxes to add to the curb appeal of the school. THANK YOU TO OUR VOLUNTEERS What would we have done without you? We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone from our community who took…

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Summer Monthly Assemblies & Awards

Date: June 27, 2018 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

We are so proud of all the students at Greater Gatineau School for all their work this year. Each month it was difficult for the teachers to choose only a few students to honour with the award. Please continue to strive for excellence during the summer and try to follow our school virtues while at…

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Summer Parents Please Note

Date: June 27, 2018 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

SCHOOL REGISTRATION AND SCHOOL FEES On Monday, August 20th and Tuesday, August 21st, parents are invited to come in and pick up their child’s registration packages, busing information and to pay their school fees for the 2018-2019 school year. Please note that we only accept cash, interact, Visa/Mastercard. WE DO NOT ACCEPT CHEQUES. SCHOOL SUPPLIES…

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June Special Notes

Date: May 31, 2018 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

NEW VICE PRINCIPAL The Council of Commissioners has unanimously supported the appointment of Kate Smith to the position of Vice-Principal of Greater Gatineau Elementary School effective July 1, 2018. Kate has a Bachelor degree in Education from McGill University, as well as a Master in Education from the University of Ottawa.  Kate began her teaching…

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June Tribes at Home

Date: May 31, 2018 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

CREATIVE STORYTELLING Start by sitting in a circle around the dinner table or living room. The set-up is “we are going to make up a group story”. The leader starts the story with a setting and characters. Example “Once there was a family who were going on vacation. They couldn’t decide where to go so…

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June Appreciations

Date: May 31, 2018 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

HOME & SCHOOL THANK YOU How do we begin to thank our Home & School Committee for all the time and effort they have put into this year’s events. Their contribution to our school community is immeasurable. The activities they plan really connect families and make the school a better place to visit. Their fundraising…

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June Parents Please Note

Date: May 31, 2018 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

REPORT CARDS, CALENDAR & SUPPLY LISTS This year we will be mailing home the students report cards as well as, other information pertaining to the 2018- 2019 school year. We are planning to have everything in the mail on June 26th, 2018. SCHOOL REGISTRATION PACKAGES AND SCHOOL FEES On Monday, August 20th and Tuesday, August…

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May Special Notes

Date: April 27, 2018 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

CENTRAIDE BACK TO SCHOOL SHARING STORE PROGRAM We will be sending home an information package to all parents about the Back to School Sharing Program.  This program is to help low income families to obtain school supplies at a reduced cost.  All applications will now go directly to Centraide.  The information package will inform you…

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May Tribes at Home

Date: April 27, 2018 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

SHAPING UP WITH “BLOCKS” You will need two sets of the same items, can be done with blocks, lego, or even just a group of household items. The first person (the director) sets up their objects in some sort of shape or design on the table or floor out of sight of the second person….

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