April Special Notes

Date: March 27, 2019 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

OUR SCHOOL SURVEY The grade 4, 5, and 6 students will be participating in an on line school survey called “Our School Survey” in April. The survey allows students to share their feedback anonymously on their experiences, environment and programs at school. The survey includes topics such as behaviors and attitudes linked to the student…

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April at Home

Date: March 27, 2019 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

CYBER TIP True or False? “I’m allowed to say whatever I want. Nobody can stop me because I live in a free country!” False. You cannot always say whatever you want. There are limits to your freedom of expression, whether it’s on the Internet, in a newspaper, on the radio or in the schoolyard. Freedom…

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April Appreciations

Date: March 27, 2019 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

BUS SAFETY PRIZE!!! Ms. Boersma’s class won the School Board Bus safety contest with their powerpoint, and have won a free bus for a local field trip. ADMINISTRATION PROFESSIONALS DAY We extend a huge thank-you to Debbie and Katherine for all their hard work in the office. They keep things moving smoothly in the school,…

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April Parents Please Note

Date: March 27, 2019 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

MUSICMAKERS On Wednesday, April 17th at 5:30 p.m. our school choir will attend the Music Makers Concert at the Palais des Congrès, 50 Boulevard Maisonneuve in Hull.  The students have been working very hard during practices and are excited about their performance! BASKETBALL Ms. Given and M. Lemaire are proud and excited to be coaching…

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March Special Notes

Date: February 28, 2019 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

BUS SAFETY WINNERS The winning classes for our bus safety campaign are: Banner: Mrs. D-V’s Grade 3/4 class Power Point: Ms. Boersma’s Kindergarten class Video: Mr. McClelland’s Grade 2 class Also a special mention to Ms. Carey’s grade 1 and to Ms. Weir’s grade 2/3 classes! We would like to thank the Chair of WQSB…

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March At Home

Date: February 28, 2019 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

CYBER TIP If You Are a Victim of Cyberbullying It is not normal to be afraid to go to school or to the park, or to leave your home. Here is what you can do to stop cyberbullying: Print out the web page (forum, blog, email or site) or text message where you saw the…

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March Appreciations

Date: February 28, 2019 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT The Eastern Volleyball Tournament was held at Chelsea School on Tuesday, February 19th. Eighteen of our Cycle 3 students participated.  Everyone had lots of fun, played fair and represented Greater Gatineau with pride. We are also proud of them! Way to go GGS! TIM HORTON’S A big thank you goes out to the Tim…

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March Parents Please Note

Date: February 28, 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 phone numbers. It is extremely important that our files are kept up-to-date should an emergency arise. LOST AND FOUND We have many items in our lost and found. We also have…

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February Special Notes

Date: January 29, 2019 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

WINTERLUDE  2019 This year, Winterlude will run from February 1st to February 18th. 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 the National Snow Sculpture…

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February At Home

Date: January 29, 2019 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

CYBER TIP Even When It’s Not a Crime, Cyberbullying Is Serious When cyberbullying hurts someone, the bully can be held responsible in the courts. Being held responsible in this way is called civil responsibility. For example, there can be civil responsibility for ruining someone’s reputation. Here are examples of actions that can lead to civil…

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