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May 11
Week of May 14 - 18


Hello Grenfell Community,

 

At the beginning of this message I would just like to greet the group of most important and influential educators any child can have -- Happy Mothers Day!

May is here and within two weeks we went from wearing gloves to running around in shorts.  This is an exciting time of school as many school year highlights happen between now and the end of June.  Here is our week ahead as well as some of the dates to keep in mind for the next bit of the year.

 

Monday May 14

9:15 am               Monday Morning Meeting (primary assembly)

Tuesday May 15

9:00 – 2:30          Field Trip Divs. 10 & 11 – Museum of Anthropology (UBC)

                              Field Trip Div 4 – Bowling with penpals from Tecumseh School

Wednesday May 16

9:00 – 2:15          Field Trip Div 6 – Seymour Salmon Hatchery (North Vancouver)

1:30 pm               Speech Arts Festival (Grenfell Gym) – EVERYONE WELCOME!

Thursday May 17

All day                  Immunization Clinic – all grades

Friday May 18

No School for Students (District Closure Day)

Monday May 21

No School for Students (Victoria Day Holiday)

 

Some Important Grenfell Events Coming Up!

Sports Day 9 am– 2 pm                                May 25

Welcome To Kindergarten                          May 29

Swangard Track Meet                                   June 7

Walk-A-Thon                                                   June 8

Grade 7 School Leaving Ceremony            June 18

Talent Show                                                    June 19

 

We Need Your Help!

The annual Grenfell Walk-A-Thon is coming up.  This is an important fundraiser for our Parent Advisory Council where students run, walk, skip, roll etc. to help with enrichment programs at our school.  To encourage our students we would like to offer them many draw prizes as incentives.  We are looking for prizes to raffle off to students (the more prizes the better) who complete various challenges.  If a parent, staff or community member is able to contribute a prize please bring it to the office.  We ask that it be of a minimum value of $10, still unopened (please no used items) and age appropriate.  They can be toys, games, gift certificates, etc..  For the week leading up to the walk-a-thon we will be displaying these prizes in our display cases.  If you would like to and are able to support this let us know.

Planning for Next Year

Families and schools are currently planning for next year.  Many of you are looking forward to another year at Grenfell, however, some may be moving and transferring to other schools in the city or even farther away.  Please let us know of any change in plans for next year so that we can adjust class sizes and composition as we slowly piece together the school organization for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Have a wonderful weekend,

 

Jonathan​ 

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