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Weekly Communication - October 24, 2018

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Weekly Communication - October 24, 2018
by Tammy Cowley - Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 2:02 PM


Wednesday, October 24th

  • Early Dismissal – Students are dismissed from school at 1:48 pm

  • Book Fair – 1:48-5:30 pm (Note: No before school book times this year.)

  • Policy 1100 Meeting (Parent Involvement), 7:00 pm at Bayside Middle School Multi-Purpose Room

Thursday, October 25th

  • Early Dismissal – Students are dismissed from school at 1:48 pm

  • Book Fair – 1:48-5:30 pm (Note: No before school book times this year.)

Friday, October 26th

  • Hot Lunch

  • PAC Hoot n Howl (Dance, Dinner, Games, Party), 5:30-8:00 pm

Wednesday, October 31st

Orange and Black Day – No costumes please.

Sunday, November 4th

Order for November 9th Hot Lunch CLOSES today at midnight.

Friday, November 9th

Hot Lunch

Monday, November 12th

Stat Holiday for Remembrance Day – Students do not attend school

Wednesday, November 14th

PAC Meeting - Guest Speaker: The White Hatter, 7:00-9:00 pm

Friday, November 16th

Photo Retakes

Friday, November 23rd

Non-Instructional Day – Children do not attend school.

Friday, November 30th

PAC Board Games Night – 6:00-8:00 pm


Early Dismissal Day – October 24 & 25:  Children are dismissed early TODAY and TOMORROW from school at 1:48 pm.

Scholastic Book Fair:  Come check out the Scholastic Book Fair in the Learning Commons TODAY and TOMORROW from 1:48-5:30 pm!

Parent Involvment Meeting – Policy 1100:  Tonight, October 24 at 7:00-9:00 pm at Bayside Middle School.

Choir:  Monday, October 29th is the LAST day for children to sign-up for choir.  

Drop Everything and Read (DEAR) Day:  Monday, October 29, 8:45 am-9:10 am.  All families are invited to stay on Monday morning for a Family Read-In to celebrate National DEAR Day.  Please join us as we Drop Everything And Read together with schools across Canada!  All students go to their classroom in the morning as usual and instructions will follow from there.  Please remember not to park or block neighbour’s driveways when coming for this event.  Thank you for your support in this.

Biking/Skateboard/Scooter Safety To/From and at School:  Members of the Cordova Bay community have brought to our attention that we have some students being very unsafe on their scooters especially; as well as bikes.  Please take some time to visit the following bike safety website (Bike Safety) and share the information with your child.  The near misses are a very troubling concern and we would like to support at the school with an information session this Friday at little recess for all cyclists and scooter riders.  Mrs. Heron will be speaking to students and supporting this safety piece.

Coats for Kids (and Families):  We are collecting clean, gently used or new coats for kids (and families) until November 10.  Please consider donating to this great cause to help keep Victoria families warm this season! Coats can be dropped off in the marked box in the reception area by the office. 


Hoot n Howl - Friday, October 26, 5:30-8:00 pm:  Come join your Cordova Bay School Community for some Games, Dinner, Dancing and Gooey Gallery Fun at our Halloween Party.   TOMORROW, Thursday, October 25th is the last day to buy tickets from Tammy in the Office.  Tickets and Food can also be bought at the event.

!!!!!!!!VOLUNTEERS still Needed!!!!!!

Please consider signing up as we cannot run our concession efficiently without more help.

Looking forward to a very exciting evening....Thank you for your support!!!!!

Cordova Bay PAC


South Vancouver Island Mycological Society – Annual Mushroom Show:  Sunday, October 28th, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Cordova Bay 55+ Centre, 5238 Cordova Bay Road.  See attached PDF for more information.

Trick or Treat at the Parliament Building – October 31st, 3:30-5:00 pm:  Children and families are invited to the Parliament Buildings for a spooky visit and festive treats.  Geared for children 12 and under.

FamilySmart Programs - Managing Screen Time in Children with AD&D:  This special event features local speaker Dr. David Erickson, Ph.D.

  • Date & Time: Thursday, November 1, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Location: Saanich Neighbourhood Place, Pearkes Rec. Centre, 3100 Tillicum Road, Victoria
  • RSVP: / 1-855-887-8004

ADHD Workshop for Parents – Monday, November 5, 9:30 am-2:30 pm at the Saanich Learning Centre: See attached PDF for more information.