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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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Communication

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

Another mode of communication is through your child’s agenda.

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Security Background Checks

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

All parent volunteers that plan to help out in our school or on field trips require a security background check. You can come into the office to see Margaret Burns and fill in the security check form and provide us with your driver’s license and health card. You can also find the form on our…

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Breakfast Program

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

Our breakfast program is running well, thanks to our grant from the Breakfast Club of Canada.  We are accepting cash donations to go towards the program if you are interested. Our milk program from the School Board will be starting this month.

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Listening Ear

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

Starting this month, we will have a “Listening Ear” room for students to visit during the lunch hour from 11:50 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.   If students have a problem, they can talk to one of the following Listening Ear Teachers: Mr. Everson – Mondays Mrs. Bashford – Tuesdays Mr. Birch – Wednesdays Mrs. Baruffa or…

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