November 2019 Special Notes

Date: October 31, 2019 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

LEARN TUTORING Online tutoring with qualified teachers at no charge. Help for elementary and secondary students with homework, study and review with one-on-one sessions online. www.learnquebec.ca DENTAL HYGIENIST The dental hygienist is coming this month to see some students in Kindergarten. She will be here between November 6th and 13th for their check-up and fluoride…

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November 2019 Club Corner

Date: October 31, 2019 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

Mindful Monday We have started a mindfulness club on Mondays at lunch during both the JR and SR lunch block. The children participate in some meditation to calm their minds. Then we have a short yoga practice to relax and stretch our bodies. We also try a yoga challenge to practice more difficult poses. Zumba…

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November 2019 Appreciations

Date: October 31, 2019 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

TOUCH FOOTBALL Thank you to Mr. McClelland, Mr. Riley and Mr. Lemaire for taking the time out of your busy schedules to practice with our touch football team.  As well we thank the students for their dedication and determination. Let’s Go GGS! Good luck at the tournament on November 1st. TERRY FOX RUN We are…

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November 2019 Parents Please Note

Date: October 31, 2019 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

PHONE NUMBERS & HEALTH INFORMATION We ask all parents to please make sure that they keep the office advised of any changes in their home, work or cellular phone numbers.  It is extremely important that our files are kept up-to-date should an emergency arise and we need to get in touch with you right away….

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October 2019 Special Notes

Date: October 1, 2019 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

CEREBRAL PALSY AWARENESS DAY Cerebral Palsy Day is a social movement and a day to celebrate and affirm the lives of the 17 million people living with cerebral palsy. Wear green on October 6th to show your support and to raise awareness. We ask for you to wear green to school on October 7th to your…

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October 2019 Club Corner

Date: October 1, 2019 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

Walking Wednesday This is an informal club that meets at lunch on Wednesdays both at the SR lunch and the JR lunch. The children come for a 20 minute walk around the neighbourhood. Every week a different leader is selected and they are responsible to choose the route by deciding which way we turn at…

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October 2019 Appreciations

Date: October 1, 2019 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

GOVERNING BOARD On Tuesday, September 10th, the Governing Board had their General Assembly.  We would like to welcome our returning parent members: Patrick Karpat, Bronia Sussmann, Isabelle Richard, Yan Racette, and Angela Benedict and our new elected member Carl Coutlee. The next governing board meeting will be on December 10th at 6:00 p.m. SOCCER We…

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October 2019 Parents Please Note

Date: October 1, 2019 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

ALLERGIES We have a few different types of allergies in our school. Specific letters were sent home to those affected classes recently. However, our school still remains a peanut/nut free school. SCHOOL FEES If you have not been in to pay the 2019-20 school fees, please do so as soon as possible. First reminder notices…

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September 2019 Special Notes

Date: September 6, 2019 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

GOVERNING BOARD The Governing Board:  A True Decision-Making Team.  Bill 180 created a form of partnership between users of the school (i.e. parent) and the school staff and also recognizes that the school must maintain links with the community. The Governing Board makes important decisions regarding the school, and gives input to the School Board…

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September 2019 Club Corner

Date: September 6, 2019 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

There are many different clubs and activities available to the children here at Greater Gatineau. Some options are; Chess club Walking Wednesday Small group supervised recess options Various sports Lego club Arts club Photography club Games club Zumba Coding club …and more If your child has an idea for a club or activity to add…

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