In this E-Bulletin
Oct. 8th – No school
– permission form attached
Counsellor – see attached letter
Letter to Parents – see attached letter
Tickets – Sr. Trip Fundraiser
Party for grades 4 – 7
for the weather
– Grades 4 & 7
on school grounds
Monday, October 8th: No School – Thanksgiving Statutory Holiday.
Mme Alain’s Return:
We are pleased to inform you that Mme Claudette Alain will be
returning on Tuesday, October 9th and we look forward to welcoming
her back. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Mme Celina Mau for
stepping in as Acting Principal, and for her guidance and wisdom during the
busy first month of school.
Cross Country: We had another
lovely day for our mini-meet this week at Jericho. Congratulations to all
the JQ competitors on their hard finishes.
athletes have really caught onto the idea of trying to keep a pace that works
for them as individuals (hard to do in such an exciting environment) and then
to give it their all as they approach the finish line. Great work
cheering each other on. Your school spirit is infectious!
to our top 10 finishers (my apologies for anyone forgotten): Grade 7 girls:
Nyla (1st), Myah (8th), Grade 1 girls: Alicia (10th), Grade 2 boys: Ethan
(9th), Grade 3 girls: Bonica (1st), Kajal (6th), Grade 3 boys: Freddie (5th),
Grade 4 girls: Serena (9th), Grade 4 boys: Dylan (4th), Hudson (7th), Luke
(8th), Grade 5 girls: Jessica (1st), Taylor (2nd), Grade 5 boys: Gregor (2nd),
Seppi (4th), Willem (10th), Grade 6 girls: Kate (3rd), Grade 6 boys: Max
thanks to the parents (Andrew, Mayumi, Willa and Kayoko) and teachers, Madame
Lucy and Madame Alexis, for helping marshall the race.
practice is on Wednesday morning at 8-8:45am and the mini meet is at Balaclava
Park (4594 Balaclava Street @ West 29th
Avenue) on Thursday, October 11 at 3:30pm. Final district meet is
on Thursday, October 18 at 1:00pm at Trout Lake - please
note there will be no practice on the morning of Wednesday, October 17th.
Lori and Julie
Volleyball: Volleyball permission forms went home earlier
this week for parent signatures (scanned copy attached and copy also available
in the office). For the next two weeks, the coaching team will be holding open
gyms for interested players. Grade 6s (Boys and Girls) are invited on
October 9th and 16th
(Tuesdays) from 8:00am - 8:50am. Grade 7s (Boys and Girls) are invited on
and 18th (Thursdays) from 8:00am - 8:50am. Permission
forms MUST be returned before students can participate.
Team-specific morning practices will start the week of October 22nd.
After-school games start the week of October 29th.
Parents, please email Mme Julie Colero (email@example.com)
if you are interesting in assisting with a team.
October 8th – Thanksgiving
October 18th – ShakeOutBC
October 19th – Professional Development Day
October 26th – Halloween Party for grades 4 to 7
October 30th – Kindergarten Hearing Screening
School Counsellor: Please see
attached letter from Maria Teresa Foster, School Counsellor assigned to JQ all
day on Monday and Wednesday and the afternoon on Thursday.
Schedule may vary slightly
at times depending on demand at other schools assigned.
VSB Letter to Parents: Attached is
a letter from the VSB regarding the testing of lead levels in water at VSB
Senior Trip (Grade 7) Fundraiser -
LAST THREE DAYS for WHITECAPS TICKETS - Ordering deadline extended to midnight
on Monday October 8th
Please join us for an exciting evening of MLS soccer at the Vancouver
Whitecaps game vs. Kansas City on Wednesday October 17th (kickoff 7pm).
The event is a Senior Trip fundraiser, with $15 donated
from of each ticket purchase of $35 (33% off of regular
price). A great way to support the senior trip.
Come join the JQ “Westsiders” team at GM Place …
To purchase your tickets, please visit the website jqpac.com and
look under Upcoming Events.
Ordering deadline is midnight on Monday Oct 8th.
October 26, 2018, 6:30 - 8:30pm
WHERE: JQ GYM
WHO: Grades 4-7
WHAT: Games, Music, Dancing, Haunted House,
Fortune Teller, Photo Booth, Goodies and more...
DRESS CODE: Hallowe'en Costumes
TICKETS: $10 in advance / $12 at the door
Tickets will go
on sale Oct. 18-26th
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Parent, student and alumni volunteers are needed
to make this event successful. Volunteers from grades 4-7 are sought,
especially from Grade 7 families as this is a fundraiser for the Quebec
trip. Please sign up here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1PNJ-f7KeOizyaq--_lLNzSt8gSBQI3r6n5K-WvWHa34/edit#gid=0
QUESTIONS: Please feel free to contact me if you have any
questions or feedback at firstname.lastname@example.org
in advance for your help with this event!
Hamill [Madeleine Waraich's (Gr. 7) Mom]
Grade 8 Programs:
A reminder to grade
7 families that a number of information evenings are coming up for mini-school
nearby: Byng Arts: - Oct. 17th; Point Grey Mini – Oct.
10th; Prince of Wales Mini – Oct. 16th.
If you wish
to check other programs, please visit the following website: www.vsb.bc.ca/programs/mini-school-registration
wishing to continue in French Immersion will automatically transfer to their
catchment school, Kitsilano Secondary or Churchill Secondary. Information
evenings for these programs usually take place in January.
Dress for the Weather: Cooler
weather has abruptly arrived and the days have suddenly turned chilly.
Please dress your child in warm jackets and appropriate footwear for the
colder temperatures. Thank you.
Student Teachers: We are pleased to welcome two student
teachers from UBC, Chloe Noel and Emily Wills. Chloe will be completing
her practicum with Mme Campbell in kindergarten and Emily will be with Mme
Jauca in Division 6, grade 5. For the next few weeks, Chloe and Emily
will be at the school on Thursdays and will return to complete their long-term
practicum after Spring Break.
ShakeOutBC Earthquake Drill: On Thursday, October 18th
at 9:30 am, JQ students will practice “drop, cover and hold” in the
classroom as part of the ShakeOutBC earthquake drill.
School Cash Online: The school has reached a 90% adoption
rate for online payments so thank you to everyone who has registered with
School Cash Online and paid fees. If you would like any help with
registering, please contact Liz in the office. Once registered, most
parents find this an easy and convenient method to pay for field trips and
FSAs (Grades 4 & 7 only): A letter
was sent home yesterday to all families in grades 4 & 7 regarding the
Foundation Skills Assessment. Please note that request for exemptions
should be made in writing to the Principal by Wednesday, October 10th.
Dogs on school grounds - VSB policy reminder: A reminder
to families that under the
VSB's policy, accompanied canines are allowed on school grounds on
weekends and on school days from 6 to 8 a.m. and after five o'clock
until 10 p.m., unless the fields are being used for organized sports
games. The policy also states that the dog handlers must pick up and remove the
animals' waste. Thank you for respecting and adhering to this
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