Evening Volunteer Opportunities – 90s Dance and Silent Auction

Gledhill’s 90s Dance and Silent Auction is only 11 days away (is your babysitter booked?) and the fundraising crew has been hard at work planning an evening of FUN!

Help is needed with a few key things on the night of – setting up auction items, selling tickets at the door, 50/50 draw and clean up at the end of the night. Shifts are an hour only so you can still help out and have the rest of the evening to PARTY!

Check out where help is needed HERE

Daily Announcements: Thursday, November 8th

What’s coming up?

  • Friday, November 9th – Remembrance Day Assembly at 10:30am. All are welcome to attend.
  • Wednesday, November 14th – Progress Reports go home.
  • Thursday, November 15th – Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Friday, November 16th – PA Day and Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • November 14 through November 21th – Scholastic Book Fair in the library. Our librarian, Ms Kopka, is looking for volunteers. Check times and sign up HERE
  • Thursday, November 22nd – Gledhill School Council Meeting 6pm-7:30pm in the library
  • Friday, November 23rd – Silent Auction and 90s Night Dance Party at the Royal Canadian Legion . Tickets can be purchased online at www.sagoto.com/gsc/party  

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. Thank you to all girls who tried out for our basketball team. I will post a list of those who made it on my website and outside my office by the end of the day. – Mr Webb  (Note: his website mentions that the first team meeting is tomorrow – Friday morning at 8:30am).
  2. A reminder to Grade 4 and 5 boys interested in volleyball please meet Mrs. Pace at 8:15 tomorrow morning in the gym. Please remember your running shoes.

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 students. 

Daily Announcements: Wednesday, November 7th

What’s coming up?

  • Friday, November 9th – Remembrance Day Assembly at 10:30am. All are welcome to attend.
  • Wednesday, November 14th – Progress Reports go home.
  • Thursday, November 15th – Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Friday, November 16th – PA Day and Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • November 14 through November 21th – Scholastic Book Fair in the library. Our librarian, Ms Kopka, is looking for volunteers. Check times and sign up HERE
  • Thursday, November 22nd – Gledhill School Council Meeting 6pm-7:30pm in the library
  • Friday, November 23rd – Silent Auction and 90s Night Dance Party at the Royal Canadian Legion . Tickets can be purchased online at www.sagoto.com/gsc/party  

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. There is a Grade 4/5 girls basketball tryout at 8 am tomorrow  (Thursday) morning.
  2. Grade 4 and 5 boys who signed up for volleyball please meet Mrs. Pace at 8:15 on Friday in the gym. Please come prepared to play volleyball.

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 students. 

Help! – Silent Auction Items Are Still Needed

Our grown ups only evening of FUN is coming up soon on Friday, November 23th. Parents are invited to come dance up a storm to Gledhill’s own DJ Rhino and his 90’s tunes. To help raise funds for school council initiatives there will also be a Silent Auction where parents can bid on some cool items (and maybe get some holiday shopping done too).

Auction items are still needed!

What can you donate?

  • Tickets to a sporting or theatrical event?
  • An item to help promote your business?
  • A service you provide that you can auction off?
  • That brand new rice cooker that is still in the box that you will never use?
  • An item or gift certificate from your favourite local business?

No item is too small. Please email thegledhillguardian@gmail.com if you have any questions or something to donate. Items can also be dropped off at the school office.

Note: Some local businesses have already been approached or have offered donations. They include: Cyclepath, Deserres, Dragonz, Theatricks, Face to Face, Fresh Paint Studio, Hand and Stone, Looking Glass Adventures, Oak Park Deli, Pose Hair Salon, Metro Nails, Nail House, Rithmetic Math Club, Studio M, Tabule Restaurant, Time Capsule, The Right Side, The Marlies, Little London Barber Shop, Love Winks, East York Basketball Camp, False Ox, The Nooks and Jack of Sports.

Daily Announcements: Tuesday, November 6th (Markers and Pens and Batteries – Oh my!)

What’s coming up?

  • TODAY, Tuesday, November 6th – Gr 3/4 Author Visit. Welcome Joanne Robertson – author of “Water Walker”
  • Friday, November 9th – Remembrance Day Assembly at 10:30am. All are welcome to attend.
  • Wednesday, November 14th – Progress Reports go home.
  • Thursday, November 15th – Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Friday, November 16th – PA Day and Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • November 14 through November 21th – Scholastic Book Fair in the library. Our librarian, Ms Kopka, is looking for volunteers. Check times and sign up HERE
  • Thursday, November 22nd – Gledhill School Council Meeting 6pm-7:30pm in the library
  • Friday, November 23rd – Silent Auction and 90s Night Dance Party at the Royal Canadian Legion . Tickets can be purchased online at www.sagoto.com/gsc/party  

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. Hi Everyone! Please look for our new marker box on the main floor. (near the battery recycling bin) If your markers or pens are used up, they can be collected for recycling too. Thank you! From the Eco Team.
  2. Primary Choir is today at lunch.
  3. Grade 4/5 girls who are interested in basketball this year, please see Mr Webb at first recess outside the gym office.

 

 

Don’t forget to bring in your used batteries to be recycled

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 students. 

Scholastic Book Fair – Our Librarian Needs Your Help!

Ms Kopka, our amazing librarian, is holding her annual Scholastic Book Fair in the library Nov 14 through Nov 21. Proceeds help her buy new books and resources for the library. Parents are needed in short shifts to staff the check out table and help kids with their purchases. 2-3 parents per shift helps things run smoothly.

Check out the dates and times and add your name for shifts HERE

Besides books, in past years, Ms Kopka has used these funds to buy cool resources for the library like sets of “Dash and Dot” for students to use in the library.

Daily Announcements: Friday, November 2nd

What’s coming up?

  • Friday, November 9th – Remembrance Day Assembly
  • November 13 through November 20th – Scholastic Book Fair in the library. Our librarian, Ms Kopka, is looking for volunteers. Check times and sign up HERE
  • Friday, November 16th – PA Day and Parent Teacher Interviews
  • Thursday, November 22nd – Gledhill School Council Meeting 6pm-7:30pm in the library
  • Friday, November 23rd – Silent Auction and 90s Night Dance Party at the Royal Canadian Legion . Tickets can be purchased online at www.sagoto.com/gsc/party  

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. Please be careful at Exit 2 because there is a large puddle.
  2. Halloween may be over, but the coffin for the scary, dead batteries will be around for another week. Please bring in your dead batteries soon for proper recycling. Thanks! From the Eco-Team
  3. Thank you to everyone who contributed to the We Scare Hunger Food Drive. The food has been collected from the classrooms, sorted by students and teachers and will be picked up today by The Daily Bread Food Bank

Look at all the We Scare Hunger Food Contributions!

Don’t forget to bring in your used batteries to be recycled

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 students.