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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December Appreciations

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

Remembrance Day We would like to thank all those who took part in our Remembrance Day ceremony.   Once again our staff and students did a wonderful tribute to all of the past and present soldiers who have done so much for our country.  Thanks to Mr. Birch for organizing the ceremony. Cookie Dough Thanks to…

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December Notes

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

PROPER DRESS The weather is starting to turn colder, so we want to remind you that children must be dressed appropriately for the weather. Hats, mittens/gloves, warm coats, snow pants and boots are needed so they can play outside during recess. CHANGE OF CLOTHES We would like to ask parents to please send a complete…

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Tribes at Home – November

Date: November 2, 2017 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

How well does your child know their information about home or how well do parents know information about their child’s school? Parents/guardians can sit on the floor in a circle and pass the ball to one another and asks them the following questions: Who is your/my teacher Who is your/my French teacher Who is your/my…

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Lice Checks

Date: November 2, 2017 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

We ask that parents check their child’s head at least once a week or more if their child has had a case of lice.  If you discover lice, please call the school so that we can follow appropriate procedures. 

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Touch Football

Date: November 2, 2017 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

Thank you to Ms. Given and Mr. Lemaire for taking the time out of your busy schedules to practice with our touch football team.  As well, thank you to the students for participating in the tournament.

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