February Special Notes

Date: January 30, 2018 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

WINTERLUDE  2018 This year, Winterlude will celebrate 40 years of family fun from February 2nd to February 19th. The Snowflake Kingdom, located in Gatineau’s Jacques-Cartier Park, is definitely North America’s snow paradise. Three weeks filled with exciting activities await you. You’ll have a great time on the giant slides, stand awestruck before the snow sculptures of…

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February Tribes at Home

Date: January 30, 2018 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

“Now I Am” is a game to explore our feelings and recognizing those feelings in others. Whisper a feeling or emotion into a participant’s ear have them out that feeling or emotion without using words other participants try to guess the feeling talk about the nonverbal cues we can see in others so we know…

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February Appretiations

Date: January 30, 2018 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT We would like to thank Mr. Birch and Mme. Dragomir who are practicing with our volleyball team preparing them for the Eastern Volleyball Tournament to be held at Chelsea School on Friday, February 16th.  LET’S GO GG, LET’S GO!! DESTINATION IMAGINATION We extend a big thank-you to Mr. Everson and Marie Eve Archambault…

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February Parents Please Note

Date: January 30, 2018 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

REPORT CARDS Your child will be bringing home their second term report card on Tuesday, February 27th. PARENT/TEACHER INTERVIEWS Parent/Teacher interviews will be held on Wednesday, February 28th from 2:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Please note that teachers will be sending out an interview form only to parents they would like to meet. If you…

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January Special Notes

Date: December 21, 2017 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

BREAKFAST CLUB Thank you to all the families who donated this fall to our breakfast program. The contributions totaled $770.00 and this money is being used to ensure that all students have access to a healthy morning meal. We would also like to thank our coordinator Veronica Yuill and the parents and students who volunteer…

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January Tribes at Home

Date: December 21, 2017 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

A great strategy to ensure that everyone is able to participate in dinner conversations is to use a “Talking Stick”.  Use any object to pass around the table, and only the person holding the object is allowed to speak.  This will help to ensure that everyone gets a chance to speak about their day.   

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January Appreciations

Date: December 21, 2017 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY Thank you to students, parents and staff who contributed food and gifts for the Christmas baskets and Angel tree organized by Greater Gatineau School and St. Aloysius Church. We would also like to thank the parishioners of St. Columban’s Church for their generous donation of items for our food drive…

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January Notes

Date: December 21, 2017 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY – SCHOOL BUS In the event of inclement weather, we invite parents and staff members to view the School Board Website: (www.wqsb.qc.ca) for daily updates on school bus transportation and school/center closure. Normally the School Board will post information between 6:15 a.m. and 6:45 a.m., prior to buses starting their bus routes. …

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December Special Notes

Date: November 30, 2017 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

Anti-Bullying Violence Prevention Committee Update Creating a safe and secure school experience for students is a primary focus at Greater Gatineau and is fostered through the involvement of the students, staff, and parents in our community. We would like to welcome Guylaine Brassard our new parent representative on the committee. The ABVP Plan for the…

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December Tribes at Home

Date: November 30, 2017 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

Here is a quick and fun energizer you can do at home with your whole family. It’s called  “Do After Me”. Sit in a large circle.  One person begins by entering the circle and making a gesture, sound, or movement (the more ridiculous, the more fun), and then points to someone else in the circle…

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