September Special Notes

Date: September 5, 2018 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

SCHOOL FEES If you have not been in to pay the 2018-19 school fees, please do so as soon as possible.  This year all outstanding fees that are not paid by November will be sent to collections.  If you require a payment plan please contact Debbie Stafford at 819-663-4842 extension 1 to set one up….

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September At Home

Date: September 5, 2018 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

CYBER TIP Please make sure that if your child has access to Facebook or Instagram (or other social medial sites) that their accounts are set to “private”. This will ensure that only friends and family have access. Also talk with your children about keeping personal information private as well. TRIBES AT HOME MUTUAL RESPECT What…

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Lunch Time

Date: September 5, 2018 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

GOOD FOOD CHOICES The Greater Gatineau School staff encourages students to bring nutritious snacks and lunches. We want our students eating healthy food throughout the day. We encourage you to send snacks in reusable containers and to avoid heavily packaged prepared items. All staff will monitor snacks and lunches daily. Let’s make this a community…

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September Important Information

Date: September 5, 2018 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

MORNING DROP OFFS If registered daycare parents are dropping off their children for morning daycare you must bring them through the school yard entrance of the school between 6:45 a.m. and 7:45 a.m. If you are dropping off your child in the morning and are not registered in Daycare, you can bring your child directly…

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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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