Daily Announcements – Tuesday November 19, 2019 (Day 3)

What’s coming up?

  • TODAY– Thursday Nov 21st – Scholastic Book Fair in the school library.  **Volunteers still needed from 830-1140am  http://bit.ly/scholastic18
  • TODAY – Tuesday November 19thLast day to buy Marlies tickets
  • Thursday November 21st 6-730pm- Parent Council Mtg in school library.  All are welcome.  Child care and pizza will be provided
  • Friday November 22nd – Movie Night at Gledhill in the gym- “Rise of the Guardians”.  Doors open at 6pm and movie starts at 630pm.  VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED- If you are interested in volunteering to make this might a success, please sign up at https://signup.com/go/RGzhQUX
  • Monday November 25th – Character Education Assembly ” Empathy” at 9am in the gym.  All are welcome to attend!
  • Friday November 29th- Pizza Lunch for those who have pre-ordered in grades 1-5
  • Saturday November 30th- Last day for families of Grades 1-5 students to place Pizza Lunch orders for the 2019/20 school year
  • Saturday November 30th @ 130pm – Marlies Game at Scotiabank arena.
  • Thursday December 12th- Winter Concert.

Highlights from today’s announcements:

  • Good morning!  Please stand for the Land Acknowledgement and our National Anthem.
  • We acknowledge we are hosted on the lands of the Mississaugas of the Anishinaabe , the Haudenosaunee Confederacy and the Wendat.  We also recognize the enduring presence of all First Nations, Metis and Inuit Peoples.
  • O Canada
  • Please be seated.  Make sure you are listening to anything that is relevant to you.
  • Today is Tuesday November 19th and it is Day 3 in our schedule.  Our character theme for November is Empathy and here is something to think about.  “Stop the habit of wishful thinking and start the habit of thoughtful wishes.” – Mary Martin
  • Primary Choir is today at 1145.  Do not be late and please be ready as we have 4 rehearsals until the concert.
  • A message from the Eco-Team: Teachers- please ask students to take down recycling some time today or tomorrow so that it can go out on Thursday for pick up.
  • Wow!  We had so many visitors to our Arctic Adventure book fair where there is SNOW much to read.  Thank you to all students, parents and staff for supporting this important event!  The book fair runs until Thursday November 21.  You have 3 more shopping days left.  It is open from 830-1130.  The book fair will be closed at recess.  Don’t forget to submit your ballot for a chance to win $25 worth of books for yourself and $25 for your classroom.  The draw will take place today after school and the lucky winner will be announced  tomorrow morning.  See you at the book fair, where there is SNOW much to read!

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Note: These announcements are typed up daily and posted by a parent volunteer on the Gledhill School Council’s Communications Committee. Edits or omissions are made occasionally to protect the privacy of student identities.  Some days part of the announcements are read by the students in French.  For the purposes of these posts, announcements will be in English.

Agenda – Gledhill School Council Meeting – Thursday November 21st

Date: November 21, 2019

Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: Gledhill School Library, 2nd Floor

ALL Parents and Guardians are welcome to attend all or part of the meeting and all are considered members of the Council!

Pizza will be served.  Childcare will be provided. If your children are attending, please stay to help clean up the space that they are in when the meeting is over.

 Note if the door is locked – please ring the bell and the caretaker will let you in.

 Agenda Items

6:00pm to 6:05pm – Welcome and introductions

6:05pm to 6:20pm – Principal’s & Committee Updates

  • Principal’s Update
  • Committee Updates

6:20pm – 7:00pm – Other Items

  • Photo day clarification and communication
    • Understanding of process in 2019 and impact on 2020
    • Can the council help in the communication of these events to help parents in the community know what to expect?
  • Discussion on upcoming work to rule starting Nov 26th
    • How can Council support the teachers?
    • What is the impact on the students?
    • What is the impact on the Council?
  • Discussion about Bag2School Fundraising initiative (interest, timing, etc).  Please follow the link below for more information on this initiative:
  • Upcoming meeting ideas
    • December social
    • February meeting – Trauma workshop proposal
  • [Time permitting] Student engagement on School Council
    • Should we engage some students to sit in on council meetings and provide a student’s point of view on events happening in the school?
    • What would their participation look like?

7:00pm – 7:30pm – Follow up on Priority Setting activity

 

Upcoming Dates

  • Friday, November 22, 2019 – Movie Night
  • Friday, February 28, 2020 – Movie Night
  • Friday, April 24th, 2020 – Movie Night
  • Friday, June 12th, 2019 – Family Fest

Upcoming Council Meeting Dates

  • Note: No December meeting
  • Thursday, January 23
  • Tuesday, February 18
  • Thursday, March 26
  • Tuesday, April 21
  • Thursday, May 21
  • Tuesday, June 16

 

Daily Announcements – Monday November 18, 2019 (Day 2)

What’s coming up?

  • Monday November 18th – Thursday Nov 21st – Scholastic Book Fair in the school library.  Volunteers needed from 830-1140am  http://bit.ly/scholastic18
  • TOMORROW – Tuesday November 19thLast day to buy Marlies tickets
  • Thursday November 21st 6-730pm- Parent Council Mtg in school library.  All are welcome.  Child care and pizza will be provided
  • Friday November 22nd – Movie Night at Gledhill in the gym- “Rise of the Guardians”.  Doors open at 6pm and movie starts at 630pm.  If you are interested in volunteering to make this might a success, please sign up at https://signup.com/go/RGzhQUX
  • Monday November 25th – Character Education Assembly ” Empathy” at 9am in the gym.  All are welcome to attend!
  • Friday November 29th- Pizza Lunch for those who have pre-ordered in grades 1-5
  • Saturday November 30th- Last day for families of Grades 1-5 students to place Pizza Lunch orders for the 2019/20 school year
  • Saturday November 30th @ 130pm – Marlies Game at Scotiabank arena.
  • Thursday December 12th- Winter Concert.

Highlights from today’s announcements:

  • Good morning!  Please stand for the Land Acknowledgement and our National Anthem.
  • We acknowledge we are hosted on the lands of the Mississaugas of the Anishinaabe , the Haudenosaunee Confederacy and the Wendat.  We also recognize the enduring presence of all First Nations, Metis and Inuit Peoples.
  • O Canada
  • Please be seated.  Make sure you are listening to anything that is relevant to you.
  • Today is Monday November 18th and it is Day 2 in our schedule.  Our character theme for November is Empathy and here is something to think about.  “One who knows how to show and accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.” – Sophocies
  • All grade 4 and 5 boys who want to play volleyball please see Mrs. Pace at morning recess.  All welcome, meet in the gym, dress to go outside.
  • Wow!  We had so many visitors to our Arctic Adventure book fair where there is SNOW much to read.  Thank you to all students, parents and staff for supporting this important event!  The book fair runs until Thursday November 21.  You have 4 more shopping days left.  It is open from 830-1130.  The book fair will be closed at recess.  Don’t forget to submit your ballot for a chance to win $25 worth of books for yourself and $25 for your classroom.  The draw will take place tomorrow after school and the lucky winner will be announced Wednesday morning.  See you at the book fair, where there is SNOW much to read!

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thumbnail_Gledhill Movie Night Poster online version November 2019

Gledhill Marlies

Note: These announcements are typed up daily and posted by a parent volunteer on the Gledhill School Council’s Communications Committee. Edits or omissions are made occasionally to protect the privacy of student identities.  Some days part of the announcements are read by the students in French.  For the purposes of these posts, announcements will be in English.

2019/20 Pizza Lunch Orders Due November 30th

To all Gledhill families with children in Grades 1-5:

Please note that if you are intrested in purchasing pizza lunches for your child but have not done so, November 30th will be the final day for ALL pizza lunches for the year. You will NOT be able to order online after that date. So please place you orders for the year. Note you will NOT be able to place any pizza lunch orders after November 30th. Thank you.

If there are any Gledhill families with students in Grades 1-5 who are unable to participate in pizza lunches due to financial constraints, please send in a note to your child’s teacher or get in touch with the pizza lunch committee at GSCPizza@gmail.com. There are funds available to support you!

Thanks Gledhill families!

MOVIE NIGHT – Friday November 22nd

Gledhill Families, please join us in the gym on Friday November 22nd for the showing of “Rise of the Guardians”.  Doors open at 6pm and the movie begins at 630pm.  Entrance is $1 per person.  Pizza, veggies sticks and popcorn available for purchase!

Volunteers are needed to make this evening a success, please sign up at https://signup.com/go/RGzhQUX

thumbnail_Gledhill Movie Night Poster online version November 2019

Gledhill Pizza Lunch Volunteers Needed!!

Gledhill’s first pizza lunch for Grades 1-5 is coming up soon – Friday, Nov. 29 – and we are looking for volunteers!
Helping with pizza lunch is fun, fast, and easy.  You sign in at the office at 11:20, head downstairs near the gym, hand out pizza, have a slice yourself and leave by 12:15 at the latest (unless you want to stick around and chat!).
Starting in November we are having one pizza lunch per month and you can sign up for one or all of them by clicking on this link : https://signup.com/go/OjuudoY
The pizza lunch days for the school year are:

  • Friday, November 29th                                                  
  • Friday December 13th
  • Friday January 24th
  • Friday February 28th
  • Friday March 27th
  • Friday April 24th
  • Friday May 29th
  • Friday June 19th
Thank you!
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Marlies tickets now on sale until Tuesday November 19th!

On Saturday November 30th, join Gledhill Jr PS and cheer on the Toronto Marlies at the Scotiabank Arena!  Tickets for this 1:30pm game are on sale for $20 each at http://sagoto.com/gsc/marlies.

LAST DAY TO BUY TICKETS IS TUESDAY NOVEMBER 19th!!!

Anyone who buys their tickets by noon on Tuesday will be entered into a draw for some Marlies swag!

Bring your family and friends for a fun afternoon out!  Go MARLIES!  GO GLEDHILL!

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