May Principal’s Message

Date: April 30, 2019 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: Principal's Message

We’d like to thank those who have sent in donations to buy hot lunches for our students affected by the flooding. Currently we have 6 students who have been evacuated, and we are hoping this number does not rise.  However, there could be others affected in the coming days. Some bus routes have been changed…

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April Principal’s Message

Date: March 27, 2019 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: Principal's Message

We’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of the parents/grandparents who take time out of their busy lives to volunteer at the school.  It is truly appreciated by students and staff alike and we are very grateful. During the last few months of school, a number of exciting activities are planned and we…

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March Principal’s Message

Date: February 28, 2019 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: Principal's Message

We would like to thank our Home and School Committee, as well as other parents who sent in special treats throughout “Teacher/Staff” appreciation week. Your generosity and kindness was greatly appreciated. We are now in our final phase of the school year.  We ask parents to pay very close attention to the homework. The marks…

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February Principal’s Message

Date: January 29, 2019 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: Principal's Message

Report cards will be going home later this month, and teachers will be requesting interviews for some students.  If you would like an interview and the teacher does not request one, please feel free to contact the teacher. Kindergarten registration is also happening this month, so if you know of anyone who is thinking of…

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January Principal’s Message

Date: December 20, 2018 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: Principal's Message

Thank you to all of those who have helped us out with both the Food Drive and Christmas Angel Tree. Your generosity is much appreciated, and will greatly benefit some of our less fortunate families. As the colder weather sets in, please remember to send your child to school with warm clothing. If you have…

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December Principal’s Message

Date: December 4, 2018 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: Principal's Message

The holidays are a wonderful time of year, but sometimes there are families that are in need of assistance to help them through this time of year.  Please help out some Greater Gatineau families by donating some food items or by requesting an angel tag from our angel tree to buy a gift for a…

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November Principal’s Message

Date: October 30, 2018 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: Principal's Message

We’d like to thank everyone who donated food, clothing and gift cards to our two families who were affected by the tornado.  The support and generosity of the GG community is exemplary, and your assistance was greatly appreciated. Parent-teacher interviews are taking place this month, and it is very important that you take the opportunity…

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October Principal’s Message

Date: October 2, 2018 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: Principal's Message

An appreciation goes out to all parents who attended our Open House in September.  We were very pleased with the turnout but if you were unable to attend, please be sure to read all of important information that was distributed from your child’s teacher.  Parents’ help and support with your child’s homework and reading are…

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September Principal’s Message

Date: September 5, 2018 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: Principal's Message

Welcome back to the new school year at Greater Gatineau!  We are looking forward to a year of engaging learning experiences, fun-filled activities and exciting school community events! Many of you have signed up for my free “Remind” app, which allows you to receive text or e-mail messages concerning important school news.  Our goal is…

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Summer Principal’s Message

Date: June 27, 2018 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: Principal's Message

It’s hard to believe that the school year is over. It has certainly gone by quickly. It’s wonderful to see that I will be starting my sixth year with Greater Gatineau School in September. I would like to thank Pat Cusin for stepping in as Vice-Principal for the second half of the year.  Her willingness…

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