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Weekly Communication - September 11, 2019

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Weekly Communication - September 11, 2019
by Tammy Cowley - Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 3:38 PM


September 17th

General PAC Meeting - Tuesday, Sept 17, 7-8pm

September 17th

Signed Individual Student Packages are DUE back to student’s classroom teachers.

September 19th

PAC BBQ & School Open House, 5:30-7:30 pm

September 20th

Terry Fox Run – NOTE the change to this NEW date

September 23th

Non-Instructional Day – Students do not attend school

September 29th

PAC Hot Lunch Orders DUE online by midnight tonight

September 30th

Orange Shirt Day (

October 4th

PAC Hot Lunch (SUBWAY for those that order)

October 7th

Lifetouch Individual Student Photos

October 13th

PAC Hot Lunch Orders DUE online by midnight tonight

October 14th

Happy Thanksgiving! (Statutory Holiday) – Students do  not attend school

October 18th

PAC Hot Lunch (Boston Pizza for those that order)

October 24th

PAC Hoot n Howl, 5:00-8:00 pm

October 25th

Non-Instructional Day – Students do not attend school



School Information & Individual Student Packages:  Signed Individual Student Packages are DUE to your child’s classroom teacher by September 17th.

Students with Life Threatening Conditions:  If you have a student with a life threatening medical condition, please ensure that you check in with the school office to either collect the necessary Medical Alert forms or to insure all your child’s Medical Alert forms on file are correct.  

Reminders for Parents:

  • Reporting of Student Absences:  A friendly reminder for families to ensure that you contact the school Safe Arrival Line at 250 658-4002 if your child will be absent from school.  If you’re child will be away for more than one day, please ensure that you call of all the days that your child will be away.  This is a huge help to the Safe Arrival Parent Volunteers.   Thank you!
  • Utensils for Eating Snacks & Lunches:  A reminder for families to please pack utensils for your child so they are able to eat their snack or lunch!


General PAC Meeting - Tuesday, Sept 17, 7-8 pm:  Everyone Welcome!!! Join us in the Learning Commons (Library) for an informative evening. Get to know PAC and hear from Mrs. Heron and Ms. Meausette about the 2019-2020 school year.  ** Childminding is available in the Gym **

Welcome Back BBQ - Thursday, Sept 19, 5:30-7:30 pm: In conjunction with the school open house, come tour the school and join us for a BBQ Dinner. Red Barn will be grilling up a storm. Beef/Veggie Burgers and Hotdogs. ($7-8 meals includes a drink and chips). 

Class Reps Needed:  Every class needs a class rep. If you are interested in becoming a class rep. Email us:

PAC Forms: Coming home this week in your child’s communication folder. Please complete and re-turn ASAP. 


Peninsula Track Club Cross Country Program:  See attached PDF for more information.

Saanich Fire Department:  Come celebrate with them as Saanich Fire Department turns 100!  See attached PDF.  

Scouting:  Scouting provides kids with a range of activities and experiences that no other youth program can match.  Programs for 2019-2020 are just getting started!  Read about the programs for youth aged 5 and up at  You can find a group  in your area and register online at using the “Find a Group fea-ture” on     

ATTENTION Women & Girls:  The Achieve Anything Foundation inspires female future leaders from shop floor to top floor in high-tech STEM fields with incredible FREE hands on experience events!  APPLY NOW to join Achieve Anything Foundation's Operation: This IS You!  A series of FREE hands-on experience events held in the native environments of our agency and industry partners.  

Vancouver Island event: Day Sail on a Warship with the Royal Canadian Navy - CFB Esquimalt departure: Satur-day, Sept. 14, 2019.  Eligible women & girls who apply here:  and are accepted, will JOIN US for an incredible, hands-on day at sea with the Royal Canadian Navy! Activities include tours of ship duty stations, crew quarters and operational equipment; RCAF helicopter joint search and rescue demonstration, ship firefighting simulation and demonstration of the warship’s impressive manoeuvring capabilities! Lunch will be provided on board.  See below for registration information.