Allergies

Date: September 12, 2017 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

We have a few different types of allergies in our school. Specific letters will be going home to those classes affected. However, our whole school still remains a peanut /nut free school.  

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Monthly Virtues Assemblies

Date: September 12, 2017 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits, Upcoming Events

At the end of each month, we will be holding an assembly to recognize students who have earned an award for displaying the virtue of the month, and also for students who have had success in French.  For September, we are focusing on the virtue of “kindness”.  Teachers will be choosing students at the end…

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Picking up After School

Date: September 12, 2017 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

If you are picking your child up anytime throughout the day, please do one of the following before 1:30 p.m.: Call Margaret Burns at 819-663-4842 ext. 0 Send an e-mail to mburns@wqsb.qc.ca Send a note with your child that day. It is very important that you call the school before dropping in to pick up your child and…

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School Attendance

Date: September 12, 2017 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

It is extremely important that parents/guardians call the office if their child is going to be late or absent, it is very important that you report their attendance to Margaret Burns by contacting the school at (819) 663-4842 ext. 0 no later than 8:30 a.m. It takes a lot of time to call parents, who…

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School Hours

Date: September 12, 2017 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

Morning daycare: 6:45 a.m. (for registered students) Parent Drop-Off (supervision begins): 7: 45 a.m. Morning entrance bell: 7:55 a.m. Attendance is taken in class at 8:00 a.m. Morning recess: 9:50 a.m. to 10:10 a.m. Lunch hour:  We will have staggered lunches this year to allow students to have more space to play (instead of having…

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Morning Drop Offs

Date: September 12, 2017 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

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 drop off your child directly in the…

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School Agenda

Date: September 12, 2017 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

The agenda company experienced some delays, but agendas should go home this Friday.  We apologize for the inconvenience and we are taking steps to ensure that next year we will have agendas sent home on the first day of school, as had been planned for this year.

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Happy Summer

Date: June 26, 2017 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

ON BEHALF OF ALL THE STAFF AT GREATER GATINEAU SCHOOL WE WISH YOU ALL A SAFE AND HAPPY SUMMER  

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Travel Games

Date: June 26, 2017 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

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

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Summer Reading

Date: June 26, 2017 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

Research has shown that the average student will lose some of his/her reading skills over the summer months.  It is important that you encourage your child to continue to read while on summer holidays.

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