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School Weekly Update April 1, 2019

Lent is a call to renew a commitment grown dull, perhaps, by a life more marked by routine than by reflection ~ Joan Chittister

World Autism Awareness Day – April 2nd

We ask our community to wear blue on April 2nd for World Autism Awareness Day. Please see our webpage for more information on this important date: Autism Awareness Month.  To learn more see: https://autismcanada.org/

Lenten Food Drive- 

Thank you for the donations that are coming in to support the Good Shepherd ministry. We will continue our Food drive this week. Items will be picked up on the morning of Friday, April 5th.

International Children’s Book Day-

April 2, is International Children’s Book Day.  It is Hans Christian Andersen’s, famous author of children’s fairy tales, birthday on April 2. It has become International Children’s Book Day to celebrate with young readers. It is time to snuggle up and take a moment to read your favourite children’s book as a family. Everyone loves a good picture book!

Halton Region Parent Health Tips: Vaping

As Vaping becomes more prevalent and available it is a good time for us to further educate ourselves about health risks. Our staff will be learning about Vaping from the Halton Region at our staff meeting on April 1st. It is never too early to speak to your children about health and safety issues: http://www.halton.ca/For-Residents/Public-Health/Alcohol,-Tobacco-and-Cannabis/Vapes-and-Vaping

Tip Sheet for talking to teens:

https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/themes/health/publications/healthy-living/vaping-mechanics-infographic/FINAL_English%20-%20Talking%20with%20Your%20Teen%20About%20Vaping%20-%20December%2018.pdf

Apr
1
Mon
New Milk Session Starts April 1 – June 28
Apr 1 all day
Spirit Wear Day
Apr 1 all day
Lunch Basket
Apr 1 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Apr
2
Tue
World Autism Awareness Day – Wear Blue
Apr 2 all day
Lunch Box
Apr 2 @ 11:45 am – 12:00 pm
Junior Battle of the Books @ Central Library
Apr 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Apr
4
Thu
MADD Canada Bus Presentation Gr. 4 – 6
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Pizza Day
Apr 4 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Apr
5
Fri
Kernels Popcorn Day
Apr 5 all day

Elementary PrincipalSchool Weekly Update April 1, 2019