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
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Daily Announcements – Tuesday, December 5th

What’s on this week:

Today:

  • 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 at 9:00 am

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. Last Primary Choir rehearsal is today! All members must attend. Mrs. Bailey will pick you up from where you eat lunch at 11:45.
  2. The dress rehearsal for the Winter Concert is tomorrow at 9 am.
  3. Attention Junior Maker Space members. Due to the Raptors field trip, today’s session is postponed until next week. No Maker Space today. See you on Tuesday, Dec 12.
  4. All decorations that are being made for the Winter Concert need to be delivered to the Music Room by last period tomorrow. Thank you very much! Mrs. Bailey.
  5. A message from the Eco-Club: Thank you to the grade 2 – 6 teachers who have drawn the names of the students to participate in Eco Club each Thursday. Please let Mme. Leclerc and Ms Roshi know the students’ names. Merci!

Mr Currie talked about:

  • Putting on all gear sent from home
  • Avoiding large puddles and mud in the field

Please remember to try your best

Have a TOOTIE FRUITIE Tuesday!

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!

Winter Concert Details

It’s that time of year again!
Here’s the scoop on this Thursday, December 7th’s two Winter Concerts:
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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. 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)

Marlies Pre-Game Family Skate Details

For Gledhill families who have tickets and are attending tomorrow’s Marlies game, the ice is reserved  from 1:00pm – 1:50pm for a family skate!

Details:

  • Families can arrive as early at 12:20pm.
  • Participants can enter the arena at the North Group Experiences Check-In gate at Ricoh Coliseum.
  • A member of the Marlies staff will be there to direct people to the change rooms so they can put on their skates.
  • Anyone under the age of 13 must wear a helmet.
  • No hockey sticks or pucks, this is just a pleasure skate!

Waivers must be signed for everyone going on the ice. They can be downloaded here:

Ricoh Coliseum Adult Waiver

Ricoh Coliseum Minor Waiver

  • After the skate families can return their skates to their cars and then make their way to the main entrance for gates opening at 3:00pm.
  • Liberty Village is a close walk away if you would like to grab a coffee or bite to eat before 4:00pm puck drop.
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Grades 1-6 Winter Concert – Pizza and Treats!