Daily Announcements: Wednesday, September 19th

What’s coming up?

  • Tomorrow – Thursday, September 20th – School Council General Meeting and Election at 6pm. Pizza and childcare will be provided. (See HERE for committees and elected positions)
  • Thursday, September 20th –WE Day
  • Friday, September 28th – School wide Terry Fox Run at 10:30am
  • Friday, September 28th (note date change) – Orange Shirt Day at Gledhill . To learn more, visit: www.orangeshirtday.org/

Highlights from this morning’s announcements:

Read first: “I would like to acknowledge that this school is situated upon traditional territories. The territories include the Wendat, Anishinabek Nation, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the Mississaugas of Scugog, Hiawatha, Alderville First Nation and the Métis Nation. The treaty that was signed for this particular parcel of land is collectively referred to as the Williams Treaties of 1923 and applies to lands east of Woodbine Avenue. I also recognize the enduring presence of Aboriginal peoples on this land.”

  1. Wishing those celebrating Yom Kippur a meaningful fast.
  2. Boys soccer team has been posted outside the gym office and on Mr. Webb’s website. Please check the list and have cleats and shin guards ready for practice Monday.
  3. Gledhill Athletics Club will be chosen by Thursday. Interviews begin today.
  4. Battery Recycling is back at Gledhill! Just look for the white pail near the office. Thanks for recycling your used batteries!
  5. Terry Fox Pledge forms and money should be brought to the office. Donations for “Mrs. Bailey’s Purple Hair” should be brought to the music room – $65 left to raise!
  6. As a school we have raised $1500 for the Terry Fox Run. Let’s keep working towards our goal of $5000.
  7. Those students who signed up for Prefects, please come to the main office at morning recess. (Note to new parents – Prefects are older students who help out with jobs like letting kids into the school through the locked doors at recess and lunch to use the washroom)
  8. Teachers are reminded to see Ms Kopka in the library if they need to borrow any Orange Shirt Day resources to use in their class.
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First School Council Meeting is this Thursday, Sept 20th at 6PM

This Thursday is the Gledhill School Council’s first meeting and its practically a date night!

Childcare and pizza will be provided and parents can can come learn about who the council is and what it does.

At this meeting, the elected council positions of Chair/Co-chair, Secretary and Treasurer will be filled and parents will have the opportunity to join one of our many committees.

New and returning Gledhill families are encouraged to come and get involved or just listen in to hear what the council’s all about.

Click HERE for a full list of elected roles and committees

If you have questions or are interested in putting your name forth for an elected position, please email thegledhillguardian@gmail.com

Agenda 

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

Date: Thursday, September 20th

Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: Gledhill School Library, 2nd Floor

Pizza will be served. Childcare will be provided.

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

Agenda Items

6:00pm to 6:15pm – Welcome and introductions from last year’s committee

6:15pm to 7:30pm (main agenda items)

Discuss council roles: Chair & Co-chair, Secretary, Treasurer

Discuss Committee Lead Roles: Parent Engagement, Communications, Fundraising, Grants, Healthy Kids, School Improvement, Volunteer Coordination, Ward & School Advocacy, Eco and Governance

  • Vote for each role

Principal’s update

Other Business – Open floor

Upcoming dates

  • September 28 – School wide Terry Fox Run
  • October 1 – Orange Shirt Day
  • March 30 – Gledhill Goes to the  Marlies
  •  June 14th – Family Fest

Daily Announcements – Monday, September 17th

What’s coming up?

  • Thursday, September 20th – School Council General Meeting and Election at 6pm. Pizza and childcare will be provided. (See HERE for committees and elected positions)
  • Thursday, September 20th –WE Day
  • Friday, September 28th – School wide Terry Fox Run at 10:30am
  • Monday, October 1st – Orange Shirt Day at Gledhill . To learn more, visit: www.orangeshirtday.org/

Highlights from this morning’s announcements:

Read first: “I would like to acknowledge that this school is situated upon traditional territories. The territories include the Wendat, Anishinabek Nation, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the Mississaugas of Scugog, Hiawatha, Alderville First Nation and the Métis Nation. The treaty that was signed for this particular parcel of land is collectively referred to as the Williams Treaties of 1923 and applies to lands east of Woodbine Avenue. I also recognize the enduring presence of Aboriginal peoples on this land.”

  1. Cross Country Practice is 8am Mon, Wed and Friday of this week.
  2. Reminder to please uses the bike racks provided to lock your bikes. Please don’t lock them to the fence in the garden.
  3. Drama with Jeff starts Tues, Sept 18th for Grades 1 and 1/2  classes.
  4. Terry Fox pledges are coming in! Great job Gledhill! Last week at curriculum night over $50 was added to Mrs. Bailey’s purple hair jar. And, over $100 was raised to help Hailey and her family. Way to go! Keep those pledges coming.
  5. All grade 4 and 5 girls interested in trying out for the soccer team, the tryouts are Tuesday and Wednesday after school.

Daily Announcements – Friday, September 14th

What’s coming up?

  • Thursday, September 20th – School Council General Meeting and Election at 6pm
  • Friday, September 28th – School wide Terry Fox Run at 10:30am
  • Monday, October 1st – Orange Shirt Day at Gledhill . To learn more, visit: www.orangeshirtday.org/

Highlights from this morning’s announcements:

Read first: “I would like to acknowledge that this school is situated upon traditional territories. The territories include the Wendat, Anishinabek Nation, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the Mississaugas of Scugog, Hiawatha, Alderville First Nation and the Métis Nation. The treaty that was signed for this particular parcel of land is collectively referred to as the Williams Treaties of 1923 and applies to lands east of Woodbine Avenue. I also recognize the enduring presence of Aboriginal peoples on this land.”

  1. All grade 4 and 5 boys interested in trying out for the soccer team, the first tryout is 8 am Monday morning.
  2. All grade 4 and 5 girls interested in trying out for the bordenball team, the first tryout is Monday morning at 8:15am.

Daily Announcements – Thursday, Sept 13th – Curriculum Night is tonight!

Note: As parents were informed by the school via calls and emails, the school was without water for a portion of the day. Follow up communication then informed that the water had been restored and that afternoon classes and Curriculum Night would go on as scheduled. 

What’s coming up in September?

  • Tonight, September 13th – Curriculum Night
    • 5:30pm a demonstration in the school yard by X Movement
    • 6-7pm parents and students can visit their classrooms
    • 7-7:30pm “Light up the Night” Family Walk in the school yard
  • Thursday, September 20th – School Council General Meeting and Election at 6pm
  • Friday, September 28th – School wide Terry Fox Run at 10:30am

Highlights from this morning’s announcements:

Read first: “I would like to acknowledge that this school is situated upon traditional territories. The territories include the Wendat, Anishinabek Nation, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the Mississaugas of Scugog, Hiawatha, Alderville First Nation and the Métis Nation. The treaty that was signed for this particular parcel of land is collectively referred to as the Williams Treaties of 1923 and applies to lands east of Woodbine Avenue. I also recognize the enduring presence of Aboriginal peoples on this land.”

  1. Let’s Light Up the Night tonight directly after curriculum night.  $2 for glow necklaces, let’s work together to find a cure for cancer.
  2. All grade 4 and 5 students – please return your all year participation forms and Gledhill Athletic Club forms.
  3. All grade 4 and 5 boys interested in trying out for the soccer team, the first tryout is 8 am Monday morning.
  4. All grade 4 and 5 girls interested in trying out for the bordenball team, the first tryout is Monday morning at 8:15am.

 

Daily Announcements – Wednesday, September 12th

What’s coming up in September?

  • Thursday, September 13th – Curriculum Night
    • 5:30pm a demonstration in the school yard by X Movement
    • 6-7pm parents and students can visit their classrooms
    • 7-7:30pm “Light up the Night” Family Walk in the school yard (see details on poster below)
  • Thursday, September 20th – School Council General Meeting and Election at 6pm
  • Friday, September 28th – School wide Terry Fox Run at 10:30am

Highlights from this morning’s announcements:

Read first: “I would like to acknowledge that this school is situated upon traditional territories. The territories include the Wendat, Anishinabek Nation, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the Mississaugas of Scugog, Hiawatha, Alderville First Nation and the Métis Nation. The treaty that was signed for this particular parcel of land is collectively referred to as the Williams Treaties of 1923 and applies to lands east of Woodbine Avenue. I also recognize the enduring presence of Aboriginal peoples on this land.”

  1. All grade 4 and 5 students who have not picked up an all year participation form, please pick it up at the gym office.
  2. All grade 4 and 5 boys interested in trying out for the soccer team, the first tryout is Monday morning. Info and times will be outside the gym office.
  3. All grade 4 and 5 girls interested in trying out for the bordenball team, the first tryout is Monday morning at 8:15am.
  4. Terry Fox pledge forms are coming in. Great job Gledhill! Make sure to bring them into your teacher over the next two weeks to be entered into the draw.

Daily Announcements – Tuesday, September 11th

What’s coming up in September?

  • Thursday, September 13th – Curriculum Night
    • 5:30pm a demonstration in the school yard by X Movement (see poster below),
    • 6-7pm parents and students can visit their classrooms
    • 7-7:30pm a Family Walk in the school yard for Terry Fox
  • Thursday, September 20th – School Council General Meeting and Election at 6pm

Highlights from this morning’s announcements:

Read first: “I would like to acknowledge that this school is situated upon traditional territories. The territories include the Wendat, Anishinabek Nation, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the Mississaugas of Scugog, Hiawatha, Alderville First Nation and the Métis Nation. The treaty that was signed for this particular parcel of land is collectively referred to as the Williams Treaties of 1923 and applies to lands east of Woodbine Avenue. I also recognize the enduring presence of Aboriginal peoples on this land.”

  1. All grade 4 and 5 students who have not picked up an all year participation form, please pick it up at the gym office.
  2. All grade 4 and 5 boys interested in trying out for the soccer team, the first tryout is Monday morning. Info and times will be outside the gym office.
  3. All grade 4 and 5 girls interested in trying out for the bordenball team, the first tryout is Monday morning at 8:15am.