In this E-Bulletin
WE Group - Oct 1
Cross Country Mini-Meet – Oct
Early Dismissal & Conferences
– Oct 3 & 4
Student Photos Order deadline
– Oct 5
Terry Fox Run
Parent Education – see attached
Senior Trip Fundraiser –
Whitecaps Soccer – Oct 5 deadline for ticket purchase, Oct 17th for
Walk & Wheel to School
Week – Oct 1 - 5
PAC General Meeting – Oct 2
One to One Volunteering
Safe Arrival Tel. No.:
604-713-5159, ext. 39
All grades 6s and 7s interested in participating in WE must submit their forms
(available in the office). Please bring to the meeting on Monday October 1st at 12:20pm
(in music room) or email to email@example.com.
Country Mini-Meet: We had a beautiful day for our first
meet on Wednesday at Vanier Park. Congratulations to all the JQ athletes who
participated! You ran hard on a tough course and I loved all the kids
cheering each other on. A big shout out to Willem who got tripped and
trampled and still finished the race strong!
We had so many top 10 finishers (apologies to those I
missed): grade 7 boys Matthew (2nd), Sam (4th), grade 7 girls Nyla (1st), Myah
(6th), grade 2 boys James (10th), grade 3 boys Freddie (6th), grade 3 girls
Bonica (1st), grade 4 boys Dylan (4th), Hudson (6th), Mahiro (9th), grade 4
girls Serena (7th), grade 5 boys, our largest contingent led by, Gregor (2nd),
Seppi (5th), grade 5 girls Jessica (1st), Taylor (2nd), grade 6 boys Max
(11th), and grade 6 girls Kate (4th).
Next week, there are practices at 8-8:45am on Monday and
Wednesday. Meet is on
Tuesday, October 2 at Jericho East. The start line is near the duck
pond close to the Brock House. JQ is responsible for race marshalls.
Please contact Lori at firstname.lastname@example.org
if you can help.
Dismissal & Conferences: Parents are reminded that that
there will be two early dismissal days next week at 2 pm on Wednesday, October 3rd and Thursday,
October 4th for conferences. See information from
your child’s teacher on how to sign-up for a conference.
Fees: Thank you to all families who have already paid the
$25 for School Fees and $10 for Agenda Fees where applicable. If
you have not already done so, it would be appreciated if you could pay
these fees by mid-October. Here is the link for School Cash Online: https://vsb.schoolcashonline.com.
Thank you. Families may request a subsidy in confidence to email@example.com
A number of other fees have also been posted, these include
yoga fees, swimming program fees and various field trip fees.
Photos: All students received their portrait proofs this
week to take home. Order deadline is: October 5th.
Families have the option to place their order online at mylifetouch.ca or
return a paper order form to school. Please note that there
will be a photo retake day on Friday, October 26th. Please
contact Liz in the office for any missing photos so that these can be chased
Run: We had a wonderful sunny day for the school’s annual
Terry Fox Run yesterday. Thank you to all the parents who showed up to
join the run, cheer on our students and lend a hand. If you would like to
donate, please visit the PAC’s fundraising page: : https://jqpac.com/2018-terry-fox-run/
The school’s goal is to raise $2500 for the Terry Fox
Foundation to honour terry Fox’s dream and his effort sto find a cure for all
forms of cancer.
Education: Please find attached a resource from
Anxiety BC for parents/caregivers.
Maria T.Foster, Area Counsellor
Jules Quesnel Monday ,Wednesday & Thursday (pm)
Senior Trip (Grade 7) Fundraiser - Whitecaps Soccer:
join us for an exciting evening of MLS soccer at the Vancouver Whitecaps game
vs. Kansas City on Wednesday
October 17th (kickoff 7pm).
event is a Senior Trip fundraiser, with $15 donated from of each ticket
purchase of $35 (33% off of regular price).
five regular season games left, the Whitecaps are fighting for a playoff spot.
Sporting KC are currently second in the Western Conference and prospects for an
exciting game are high! Come join the JQ “Westsiders” team at GM Place…
purchase your tickets, please visit our PAC website by October 5th.
& Wheel To School Week:
Hello Jules Quesnel!! Attention Walkers and Wheelers!!
Next week is Walk and Wheel to School week from Monday Oct
1st to Friday October 5th. Dig out your bikes, scooters, skateboards or
ripstiks and leave the car at home!!
Rain or shine, we will have raffle prizes everyday next week
so get here early to get your raffle ticket.
Tickets will be handed out starting at 8:30 am in front of
The raffle starts at 8:45 am.
There are lots of amazing prizes again this year!
If you live far away, like at UBC, and need to drive, you
can still enter the raffle if you park 3 or more blocks away and walk to
Be sure to mark yourself on the orange board each morning to
count how many walkers and wheelers we have each day. Let's try to get more
than 100 riders, JQ!!!
Grab your bikes and scooters and see you Monday!!!
PAC General Meeting:
All JQ parents are invited to a
General PAC meeting in the library.
Tuesday, October 2nd from 7pm - 8pm in the JQ Library
Playground plans unveiled , Q&A, VOTE
for this Year
always your comments, questions and suggestions will be welcome.
One to One Volunteering
Become a ONE TO ONE volunteer
tutor and open the world of reading to a child!
For nearly 30 years, ONE TO ONE Literacy Society has been helping struggling young readers in Vancouver-area public schools with
the opportunity to practice reading with a caring, patient adult. We
know that this time spent with students directly impacts the student’s
confidence and their chance of succeeding academically and in life.
Do you have 2 – 3 hours a week during school hours to work one-on-one with
students? Our volunteer tutors read once a week, either in the mornings
or afternoons, at a specific school, from October to June. You will be
developing a relationship with the students that will help them bloom into
You must be 18 years old, be proficient in English and/or French and complete
a criminal background check. We will provide you with training and
ongoing support. Training sessions for new volunteers will be held in
September 2018. We are looking for volunteer tutors in Vancouver, North
Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond, New Westminster and Coquitlam. Register now in
three easy steps by visiting www.one-to-one.ca/volunteer.