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Daily Announcements – Monday, December 11th

What’s on this week:

Today:

  • Rm 25 – Scientist in the School
  • U-School Ukulele
  • Grade 6 Swimming at DA Morrison

Tuesday:

  • Character Ed. Assembly
  • Junior Makerspace at lunch (Last day) (Gr 4-6)
  • Gledhill School Council Meeting – Guest Speaker- Our Trustee, Sheila Cary-Meagher. Pizza and Childcare provided – 6:00pm -7:30pm in the School Library

Wednesday:

  • Ukulele Kids – Final Day
  • Fire Safety in Rm 22

Thursday:

  • Chess @ Lunch in Rm 25

Friday:

  • Pizza Lunch!
  • SPIRIT Day – “Favourite Character Day” The Kindergarteners will participate by BRINGING their favourite book to school for the day. Everyone else in grades 1-6 has the option to dress up as their favourite book/movie character.

 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 remaining items from the lost and found will be donated to Centre 55 at the end of the day. Please take a look for any lost items before they are donated.
  2. U-School Ukulele meets today at 11:30 – Both Groups
  3. Message from the Eco-Club.
  4. Message from Rm 30.

Mr. Currie talked about:

  • The weather
  • Friday is a Spirit Day and Pizza Lunch

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Daily Announcements – Friday, December 8th

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. A reminder to visit the lost and found! All remaining items left after the end of the day on Monday will be donated to Centre 55. Teachers, if possible please walk your class by this area before the end of the day Monday.
  2. From Ms. Bailey: A huge thank you to all of the staff who made last evening’s Winter Concert run so smoothly! Too all the performers—what a fantastic job last night! Your practice and hard work paid off! It was wonderful.

A message from Mr. Currie:

Amazing job by all students in Kindergarten and Grades 1-6! A big thank-you to our school council reps for setting up our coffee and tea at the Kindergarten concert as well as those helping out with pizza, snacks and water last night. Also a big thanks to Ms. Bailey for all efforts coordinating our 1-6 concert and Mme Willoughby for doing the same for our kindie concert!

Today’s Concert Details

Here’s the scoop on today’s two Winter Concerts:
**************Please note*********************
You are welcome to take photos and videos from your seat. We ask, however, that you please be courteous by remaining in your seat and not standing in the middle aisle. This will allow others to enjoy the concert.
The staff and council also ask parents to please not post photos and videos on social media. We have parents who have not given permission via media forms and students for which online exposure presents a safety issue.
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KINDIE CONCERT

The Kindie Concert starts at 2:00pm doors open at 1:45pm. The council will be serving coffee and tea before and during the concert in the hall outside the gym.

*All Kindergarten classes are performing, including the Kindergarten Ukulele group.

GRADES 1-6 CONCERT

The Grades 1-6 concert will start at 6:45pm. Doors open at 6:15.

No time for dinner? The council will be selling Pizza and Treats starting at 5:30pm outside the gym.

Classes performing are
Room 5
Room 8
Room 17
Room 14
Room 21
Room 22
Room 24
Room 25
Room 26
Room 30
and
Primary Choir, Band and Ukulele kids (Grades 1-3)

All Lost and Found Items will be donated to Centre 55 on Monday, Dec 11

  • Please use the Winter Concerts as an opportunity to check the Lost and Found in the school basement hallway for any of your lost items. All unclaimed items will be donated to Community Centre 55 on Monday, December 11.
  • We will also be collecting non-perishable food items at the Winter Concerts. All donations will go to Communty Centre 55.

 

Agenda for next School Council Meeting – Tuesday, December 12th

Please join us for the last School Council meeting of 2017!!! ALL Parents and Guardians are welcome to attend all or part of the meeting and all are considered members of the Council!

Date: Tuesday, December 12th

Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: Gledhill School Library, 2nd Floor

Pizza and babysitting services 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 6:30pm (housekeeping items) Approval of November meeting minutes – Found here

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

  1. Discussion with Sheila Cary-Meagher, Trustee on role of the principal and trustee.
  2. Movement presentation (pitch for school event using council funds)
  3. Chair Updates – Fundraising, Movie Night, Parent Engagement, Communications, Grants, Healthy Kids, Volunteer Coordinator, Ward and School Advocacy, and Eco
  4. Principal’s update
  5. Update on workshops offered by Public Health Nurse

Other Business – Open floor

Upcoming dates

  • Pizza Day – December 15th
  • Potluck and Family Dance – January 18th
  • Next Council meeting – January 23rd, 2018

January Council Agenda Highlights:

  • Kindie Engagement – discuss opportunity for a special kindie movie night or snack event on pizza day

School Council Meeting – Agenda Item Shout Out

The next Gledhill School Council Meeting is Tuesday, December 12 at 6:00pm.

Do you have items you’d like discussed at the meeting? If so, please email thegledhillguardian@gmail.com

Thanks!

Daily Announcements – Monday, December 4th

What’s on this week:

Today:

  • U-School Ukulele
  • Chess @ lunch in Rm 30

Tuesday:

  • Fire Safety Presentations begin
  • Primary Choir at Lunch (Grades 1-3)
  • POSTPONED until Dec 12 – Junior Makerspace at lunch (Gr 4-6)
  • Raptors 905

Wednesday:

  • Ukulele Kids
  • Winter Concert Dress Rehearsal

Thursday:

  • Primary Makerspace (Grades 2-3)
  • Chess @ Lunch in Rm 25
  • Winter Concerts: Kindie Concert at 2pm, Gr 1-6 Concert at 6:45pm 

 

 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. Grade 5 Uschool Ukulele Kids are asked to please bring their music and ukuleles to the Music Room at morning recess. We will also have a practice at lunch. Grade 4s in Rm 16 and Gr 5s in Rm 18
  2. Calling all nature loving kids! Eco-Club is looking for students who would like to be involved in helping to take care of our environment. Teachers, please draw the names of two kids who can participate in Eco-Club each Thursday at lunch. Eco-Club is for students in Grades 2 and up. Thanks!
  3. A huge congratulations to the grade 4, 5 and 6 boys volleyball teams. They had a terrific day at last week’s tournament and showed teamwork, athleticism and had fun! Gledhill is very proud of you!

 

Mr Currie talked about:

  • Days of Significance
  • Apples are in the office!