Great Things Seen & Heard

  • We have a tight race for first place with the Wellness Google Challenge: way to go SM, CW and JA for cheering on your Block 2 classes!
  • One of our staff members has been on the Oprah show! She’s a celebrity!
  • When a teacher told a student that he did a good job, he thought he’d get the day off tomorrow!
  • This week (November 19th) we had full staff for the first time since September 8th!
  • I heard what the best thing is to do on a Friday night: to go home and lay like broccoli! (That’s a different way of saying to “veg out”; I hope it doesn’t mean the same thing as “Netflix and chill” since I’m quoting it in public.)

Bits & Pieces

  • We may adjust our regular bi-weekly staff meeting (or Collaborative Team meeting) to have only one meeting in December—watch for confirmation and date.
  • An interactive robot is scheduled to visit our school on December 3rd. The robot will be asking questions of staff and students so put on your best behaviour!
  • We have been reminded that any international travel over Christmas is to be followed by a mandatory 14-day quarantine.
  • Our school will be quarantined during Christmas break (only cleaning staff allowed inside).

Events This Week

  • Monday, November 23rd: Last day to buy poinsettias.
  • Monday, November 23rd: Student Success meetings in CG’s office in afternoon.
  • Monday, November 23rd: Hot lunch is Chef’s Salad.
  • Monday, November 23rd: Collaboration Team meetings, 3:45PM to 4:45PM.
  • Tuesday, November 24th: Hot lunch is Ham with Scalloped Potatoes & Veggies.
  • Tuesday, November 24th: Learning Supports Meeting at 12:30 PM.
  • Tuesday, November 24th: Boys’ basketball after school.
  • Wednesday, November 25th: Hot lunch is Chicken Tacos.
  • Wednesday, November 25th: Last volleyball session after school.
  • Thursday, November 26th: Hot lunch Pasta and Meat Sauce.
  • Thursday, November 26th: Boys’ basketball after school.
  • Friday, November 27th: PD Day—meet at 8:30 in Learning Commons.
  • Friday, November 27th: Webinar (Collaborative Response) at 9:00
  • Friday, November 27th: Indigenous Coaching Session at 10:30
  • Friday, November 27th: Lunch Break from 11:30 to 12:30 (free time)
  • Friday, November 27th: Second webinar (Collaborative Response) at 12:30
  • Friday, November 27th: Discuss lock-down procedure at 2:00 PM followed by collaboration time
  • Friday, November 27th: The Santa Parade starts at our school shortly after 7:00 PM! (Did we know that ahead of time?)

Bits & Pieces

  • Welcome back from our mini-vacation!
  • This week is Métis Week—expect a special announcement every day.
  • See KM if you or anyone you know is interested in the boat license course ($35).
  • Poinsettia Sale (fundraising for Basketball) continues.
  • Basketball for girls begins next week.
  • Our next bi-weekly staff meeting (Collaborative Teams this time) will be on November 23rd.
  • School Culture Club Breakfast next PD Day (November 27th)
  • Next PD Day (November 27th) activities will include two 90-minute CRM webinars (9 AM and 12:30 PM) and our Indigenous Coach session (10:30 AM).
  • The scheduled Superintendent’s visit is on December 3rd.

Events This Week

  • Monday, November 16th: Today is Louis Riel Day!
  • Monday, November 16th: Student Success meetings in CG’s office.
  • Monday, November 16th: Hot lunch is Tacos.
  • Monday, November 16th: Parent-Teacher Interviews, Google Hangout (phone calls), 5PM to 7PM.
  • Tuesday, November 17th: Hot lunch is Pizza Pockets.
  • Tuesday, November 17th: Parent-Teacher Interviews, Google Hangout (phone calls), 5PM to 7PM.
  • Wednesday, November 18th: Hot lunch is Salisbury Steak and Roast Potatoes.
  • Wednesday, November 18th: Final volleyball session after school today.
  • Thursday, November 19th: Hot lunch is Chili.
  • Friday, November 20th: Hot lunch is Teriyaki Meatballs, Rice and Slaw.
  • Friday, November 20th: Forestry Career presentation in Learning Commons at 2:00 PM.