Anti-Bullying Violence Prevention Committee Update

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

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. The ABVP committee, currently composed of staff representatives, is looking for a parent to join the committee.  If you are interested in being involved…

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Phone Numbers and Health Information

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

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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Terry Fox Run

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

We are pleased to announce that we raised $ $4,723.70 for our Terry Fox fundraiser. Congratulations everyone!  Students received an extended recess as an appreciation of their fundraising efforts.

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School Fees

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

We would like to remind you that if you have not been in to pay the 2017-18 school fees please do so as soon as possible. All fees must be paid by Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017. The Western Quebec School Board (WQSB) will soon be sending outstanding fees to collections.  So please make every effort…

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Pumpkins

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

The staff and students of Greater Gatineau School would like to thank Mr. Chris Schaler for his generous donation of pumpkins for each home room class.  We would also like to thank Mr. Stephen Rees, Manager of Maxi on Vanier Road in Gatineau, QC. It was greatly appreciated.  The classes had a great time decorating…

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Angel Tree

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

Once again we will have an Angel Tree for certain children from Greater Gatineau. For those of you who are not sure what an angel tree is, you can receive an angel tag which would have “boy” or “girl” marked on it with their age. Then you would go out and buy an age appropriate…

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Food Drive for Christmas

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

We will be collecting canned food, pickles, pasta, rice, toothpaste, laundry detergent, and any other non-perishable items from Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 to Wednesday, December 13th, 2017.  Please make sure that you check the expiration dates on the items.  Please give generously so we will have enough items to help out some families in our…

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Time Change

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

On Saturday, November 5th, 2017   daylight saving time ends. So please remember at 2:00 a.m. to turn your clocks back one hour

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School Attendance

Date: October 4, 2017 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

We ask that parents/guardians please take a minute to call the school and advise us if your child is going to be late or absent. We have over 470 students in the school and it is very helpful when parents call the school. You can reach Margaret Burns at (819) 663-4842 ext. 0 no later…

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Tribes At Home

Date: October 4, 2017 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: News Bits

When sitting around the table for dinner, families can play “That’s Me!” to learn about everyone’s day.  Taking turns, each person says one thing about their day.  If anyone else had the same thing happen in their day, they raise their hands and say, “That’s Me!”  This can promote further discussion on replies. Sample statements…

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