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Weekly Communication - November 28, 2018

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Weekly Communication - November 28, 2018
by Tammy Cowley - Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 2:45 PM



Friday, November 30th

PAC Board Games Night in the gym – 6:00-8:00 pm

Sunday, December 2nd

Ordering for Hot Lunch on December 7th closes today.

Thursday, December 6th

Cordova Bay Elementary Book Sale

8:00 am to 4:00 pm in the gym

*Donations for books close on Friday, Nov. 30.

Friday, December 7th

  • Hot Lunch

  • Christmas Sweater Day

Thursday, December 13th


Due to limited gym capacity and fire regulations, we are offering two Christmas concerts:

  • 1:30 pm - Christmas Concert Dress Rehearsal for Extended Family (Aunts/Uncles/Grandparents)

  • 6:00 pm - Christmas Concert for Parents/Guardians/Immediate Family

Friday, December 21st

Last day of school before Christmas break.

December 24th to January 4th

Christmas Break! - Students do not attend school.


Cordova Bay Elementary Biannual Book Sale:  Thursday, December 6, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm in the gym.  DONATIONS OF BOOKS ARE STILL NEEDED AND THE FINAL COLLECTION DAY WILL BE THIS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30TH.  This could include fiction, non-fiction, picture books, novels, comics or cookbooks.  Please no magazines.  All books will be $0.50 with the proceeds being donated to families in our community.  Books may be dropped off on tables located next to the gym.

Report Cards – Explanation of Student Reporting:  Please see the attached document that explains the updated descriptors that will be used in report cards to assess student learning.  Report cards will be sent home on or before December 7th.

Student Absences:  If your child will be absent from school, please ensure you call the Safe Arrival Line at 250-658-4002.  If you’re child will be away for more than one day, please ensure that you call each day that your child is absent or indicate the days your child will be away.  Thank you!


BOARD GAME NIGHT - Friday Nov 30th from 6-8pm:  Stuck on what to do this Friday Night? Don't be bored.  Come enjoy an evening playing games and winning prizes.  ***Pizza Dinner Concession ($5 for pizza meal; $1-2 for treats)***  Note: gluten free and dairy free cheese pizza options must be pre-ordered by emailing  ** Please register so we can make sure there is enough food and games for everyone: (registration is not mandatory to come to the event, it just give us an idea of how much food to order and how many games to bring.)   Hope to see you there !!!!


Cordova Bay 55+:  Cordova Bay 55 Plus volunteers are making Christmas Crackers for the needy and are in need of toilet paper rolls.  If you have any you can donate, please drop them by the CB55+ office!  Thank you!

Mindful Parenting - Caring for our Children, Caring for Ourselves with Dr. Mark Sherman:  Saturday, December 1st,  9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Cordova Bay School Learning Commons.  How do we take care of ourselves in the midst of the challenges (and blessings) of parenthood? When we are able to remain wakeful and present in the midst of stressful situations, we are better able to connect with our children and to speak and behave from a place of kindness, skill and care. Join Dr. Mark Sherman for this interactive and practical workshop, exploring the role of mindfulness in parenting.

Cordova Bay Parents are invited to REGISTER HERE for this full day workshop ($60 per parent), by visiting the following website:

Please contact Dr Mark Sherman at if you have any questions with regards to registration. I very much look forward to spending the day with interested parents and Dr. Mark Sherman who is an incredible supporter of children and families and one of my cherished mentors.


Mrs. Mary Lynn Heron