Category Archives: School Event

Events going on at Gledhill

STEM Fair 2019

The halls were filled with problems getting solved at Gledhill today!

What makes a good bridge?

How do you make a boat that floats?

What sort of device could water your plants for you?

How can Floyd (?) retreive his kite from the tree?

What things decompose better than others?

Whay kinds of structures could help people in natural disasters like cyclones?

Promoting your business at Gledhill’s Family Fest 2019

Do you have a business you’d like to promote or something to sell at this year’s Family Fest Marketplace?
The organizers are now accepting requests for vendor tables
Tables are $40 for Gledhill parents & $50 for non-Gledhill parents
Email melissahillier@hotmail.com to reserve your table for this year’s event

Today – Wed, April 10th, is the Day of Pink

“The Day of Pink is the International Day against Bullying, Discrimination, Homophobia, Transphobia, and Transmisogyny across the world. We invite everyone to celebrate diversity by wearing a pink shirt and by organizing activities in their workplaces, schools and communities.”

Gledhill is celebrating this day in several ways:

  • Students are encouraged to wear PINK today
  • The Grade 4s and 5 have been busy baking and will be selling their treats in the hallways before lunch today to students Grade 1 and older. All proceeds from the sale will go to www.dayofpink.org. Items will range in price from $0.25 – $1.00.
  • Grades 4 and 5 students will host “Kindie Buddy chats” with the kindergarten students to talk about friendship and kindness.

Agenda – Tomorrow’s School Council Meeting – Thursday, March 21st

Date: March 21, 2019

Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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

Location: Gledhill School Library, 2nd Floor

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 6:15pm – Welcome and introductions

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

  • Building Better Schools
  • Spring Family Event
  • Kindergarten Orientation/Packages
  • Bike Rally Discussion

Principal’s Update

Committee Updates

Other Business – Open floor

Upcoming Dates

* Friday, April 26th, 2019 – Movie Night

* Friday, June 14th, 2019 – Family Fest

Upcoming Council Meeting Dates

* Tuesday, April 16

* Thursday, May 16

* Tuesday, June 18

X Movement is back at Gledhill this week with “X Fusion”

The school administration is pleased to have X Movement back at Gledhill this week. Over the past two years, students have participated in their Aussie X and X Dance programs. This week it’s X Fusion!

Each class at Gledhill, JK through Grade 5, will have three sessions of X Fusion this week.

“X Fusion explores self-regulation through a mix of high-intensity fitness and mindful movement. Students are guided to identify their feelings and emotions, choose their desired state, and use physical action to achieve it. By the end, they’ll be equipped with the steps to self-regulate: Feel, Choose, Fuse.”

For more information on the X Movement programs, visit their site at www.xmovement.com

 

Skate Day FAQs

Next Thursday, March 7th is Gledhill Skate Day for grades 1-5.

Thank you to parents who have already returned their Skate Borrowing forms and Skate Day permission forms.

Yesterday, a hot shot team of parents pre-fitted 57 kids with skates and helmets to borrow on Skate Day.

If your child still needs to borrow skates and/or helmet on Skate Day – no problem- we will still have extra equipment for borrowing at the arena on the day of.

Each class will need 3-4 parents to walk with the children and teacher to Ted Reeve and help with skate tying. Please indicate your desire to volunteer directly to your child’s teacher.

Not sure whether your child’s class is scheduled to skate in the AM or PM session? Or, if you have any other Skate Day questions, please email thegledhillguardian@gmail.com

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This Friday is MOVIE NIGHT at Gledhill – “Incredibles 2”