Memos



Parent Memo - February 2022


Cafe Service

Once again, we are without cafe service at our school. It will be at least a couple of weeks until a replacement supervisor is found. Please continue to send lunch and recess snacks until further notice.


Kinderstart Session - Parents

Our first Kinderstart session will take place virtually on Thursday, February 10th at 7pm. If you know anyone who has a child that is Kinderstart age (5 years old by the end of December 2022) please remind them to call the school to register their child if they have not already done so.


Janeway Day

Friday, February 11th will be Janeway Day at school. Students and staff are encouraged to make a donation to support the Janeway Hospital on this day. They may also wear pajamas to show their support.


School Development Surveys

From February 14th to March 25th, staff, parents and Grade 3 students will once again be asked to provide their input into issues of concern for our school - school climate and safety, belongingness, engagement and expectations. A memo will come home with a link that parents can access to complete the survey. Please keep an eye out for it over the coming weeks.



Valentine Day - Red / White / Pink

Monday, February 14th is Valentine’s Day. Students and staff can dress in Valentine colors on this day - red /white/pink. Students can also wear any Valentine accessories that they have - socks, bows, ties, etc.


Winter Carnival Week

Stephenville Primary will be celebrating winter with a winter carnival week, following all covid protocols. This will be during the week of February 21st-25th. During the week, we will have physical activities, literacy activities, as well as math activities. More details will be sent home at a later date.


Weather

We are in the middle of winter, so once again a reminder to send your child dressed for the weather. We try to get outside as much as possible. Also, in case of a school closure while we are at school, please make sure your child is aware of what will happen - how they get home, is your phone number up to date, etc. Please make sure there is a plan in place.



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BACK TO SCHOOL

We are heading back to school on Tuesday, January 25th. Buses will run at their regular times in the morning.

Just a reminder regarding the rapid test kits. Students must do one Saturday morning and Tuesday morning before school. Both kits have to have a negative result to attend school.

We are so excited to see those little faces!!! :)



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Parent Memo – December 2021


Report Cards

First term report cards are being sent home Wednesday, December 1st with students. Appointments with parents will take place via telephone on Thursday December 2nd during early afternoon and evening. These appointments are only brief to enable teachers to speak with all parents, but teachers will be happy to set up a longer time to speak with you if necessary.


After School Sports

Our after school soccer program has started for the Grade 2-3 students. The schedule has been given to each child and posted to our Facebook site. The first game is Wednesday, December 1st.


Early Dismissal

Students will be dismissed at 11:20am on Thursday, December 2nd to enable teachers to speak with parents regarding report cards during the afternoon. Please note this change.


Vaccination Permission Forms

Permission slips have been sent home with students to receive their vaccination at school if they wish to do so. They will receive their vaccination at school during the week before Christmas holidays. A date will be communicated once finalized. Parents will be allowed (and certainly encouraged) to attend with their child. The permission slips must be returned by Monday, December 6th. If a child does not return their slips, they will NOT receive the vaccination. Only those with permission slip will receive the vaccine.


School Council

If you would like to serve on the SPS School Council, the deadline is Friday, December 10th. Let Mr. Childs know if you are interested. We can have up to 10 parent/community reps. If more are interested, an election will be necessary. Please view our facebook site for the post with a link where you can access more information regarding the role of School Councils.


Christmas Spirit Activities

Christmas spirit activities will take place from Thursday, December 16th - Wednesday, December 22nd. A memo will be sent home this week with all of the exciting details of the events planned.


Christmas Dismissal

Students will be dismissed for Christmas Break on Wednesday, December 22nd at 12:30pm. School will reopen on Tuesday January 4th and it will be Day 3.


Cold Weather – Dress Warm

As the winter season comes upon us, please remember to have your child(ren) dress appropriately for the weather. That means a warm coat, boots, hats and mittens on cold days. In fact, a few extra pairs to keep in their locker would be a great idea. Our staff attempt to take our kids outside daily, so be prepared!



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Reminders – 2021


Mask Wearing

Thank you to all parents/guardians for helping support our students with the wearing of masks at this time. Your help is very much appreciated.

Please continue to send your child(ren) with a mask, and extras to keep in a baggie if possible. If the masks are cloth and reusable, please make sure the students are bringing them home to get properly cleaned. Masks become quite dirty when worn all day, and therefore a fresh mask should be worn daily. .


Morning Arrival

Our morning classes start at 8:30am. After our buses arrive and are unloaded by 8:12am, our doors will be opened for walkers to arrive before class.

There have been numerous cases when students are showing up after 8:30am. They end up missing some important literacy time and morning routines. Please try to have your child(ren) here before school starts at 8:30am.


Crosswalk

When dropping off children in the morning, some parents park in our parking lot and walk their children to the door. Please remember to use the freshly painted crosswalk to cross both lanes, and not be darting between cars passing by. This will help us ensure the safety of all students, staff and parents.


Read...Read...Read

Just a reminder that your child should be reading their take home book each night to practice essential reading skills. Also, take some time to read to your child - if they see this as important to you it will become important to them. Be their role models. This will develop a love of reading and help develop literacy skills.



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Masks Are Mandatory

Once again, starting Monday, November 1st, masks are mandatory for all students, staff and visitors at ALL times, except when sitting and eating or playing in the gym. They MUST be worn in the school at ALL other times and in ALL locations (ex. class, hallway, office). Any exemptions to mask wearing must be approved with a doctor’s note only.

Parents are reminded to send masks along with their child. Please include a baggie with a few extras to keep in their lockers. If children come without masks, parents will be required to bring one to school, or take their child home.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during what we are sure has been a stressful time for you and your child(ren).


Red And/Or Black Day

Students and staff are asked to wear red and / or black to school on Wednesday, November 10th to honor veterans. Please do not send any poppy with your child that has a sharp tip.


Remembrance Day Holiday

Stephenville Primary will be closed on Thursday, November 11th in honor of Remembrance Day. If possible, we urge all students and their families to attend a Remembrance Day ceremony to honor our veterans.


Teacher Professional Development

Stephenville Primary will be closed on Monday, November 22nd for a day of teacher professional development.


Crazy Hat And/Or Hat Day

Want a way to show great spirit? Then come to school on Friday, November 26th with crazy hair or hat. Better yet, why not do both!


Cold Weather – Dress Warm

As the Fall season comes upon us, please remember to have your child(ren) dress appropriately for the weather. That means a warm coat, boots, hats and even mittens on cold days. Our staff attempt to take our kids outside daily, so be prepared!


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Parents are reminded that students need to wear masks at school and on the bus. Please check to see that your child has SEVERAL in their bookbag!! They often get wet, dirty or misplaced during the day. Thanks so much for helping to keep all our students safe everyday.

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BOOK FAIR!!!!


You are invited to our

UN-BEE-lievable BOOK FAIR!!!!!

BEE kind to yourself and

READ a new BOOK

Monday, October 18th - Friday, October 22nd

8:30-2:30 p.m.

Where: Stephenville Primary School (Room 203)

Virtual Option also available

https://virtualbookfairs.scholastic.ca/pages/5159481

Classroom book fair visiting times: Monday and Tuesday

Morning Afternoon

8:40–8:55 - Mme Mitchelmore 8:55-9:10 - Mme Clarke

9:10-9:25 - Ms. Ryan 9:25-9:40 - Mrs. Ivany

9:40-9:55 - Ms. Massie 9:55-10:10 - Ms. Thomas

10:25-10:40 - Mrs. O’Gorman 10:40-10:55 - Mme Peters

10:55-11:10 - Mme Hynes 11:10-11:25 - Ms. Barnes

12:45-1:00 - Mrs. Green 1:00-1:15 - Mlle Scott

1:15-1:30 - Mlle Anderson 1:30-1:45 - Ms. Childs

1:45-2:00 - Mr. Bennett

FAMILY EVENTS

Wednesday, October 20th

8:40-11:35 am – Family event for Kindergarten. (Parents of these students are welcome to come along, pick up their child and visit the Book Fair together).

12:30-2:00 pm - Family event for Grade 1 Students. (Parents of these students are welcome to come along, pick up their child and visit the Book Fair together).

Thursday, October 21st

8:40-11:35 am – Family event for Grade 2 students. (Parents of these students are welcome to come along, pick up their child and visit the Book Fair together).

12:30 - 2:00 pm - Family event for Grade 3 students. (Parents of these students are welcome to come along, pick up their child and visit the Book Fair together).

*****You are welcome to come to our Book Fair anytime during the week or you could come during parent night, Wednesday, October 20th. Please note that we have to limit numbers so if you arrive and there are too many people in the fair you will have to wait.

*Make sure you wear a mask to our school if you are attending the book fair.

*If you order online your books will be delivered to our school free of charge.

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Our book fair will be open on Wednesday evening from 5-9 pm. See attached for info.

Stephenville Primary School is excited to be hosting an Un-BEE-lievable book fair from October 18th-22nd. On Wednesday, October 20th we welcome 1 parent/guardian per child to come into the school and see what we have to offer… we promise you won’t ‘bee’ disappointed!

To keep everyone safe, we are offering four 45-minute time slots. If you’d like to attend, please check off the time slot that works best for you and we will put your name on the list. If too many parents/guardians check off a certain time, we may have to create smaller sessions, but we will let you know!

Parent/Guardian attending: _______________________________

Your child’s name: ______________________________________

Please choose 1 time slot:

____ Wednesday, October 20th from 5-5:45pm

____ Wednesday, October 20th from 6-6:45pm

____ Wednesday, October 20th from 7-7:45pm

____ Wednesday, October 20th from 8-8:45pm

We are also happy to offer a virtual option if you’d prefer to order online, no need to let us know!

Please return this slip to your child's teacher by Friday, October 15th.

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Cafeteria Service


We have service!!!

Our cafeteria service will begin this coming Monday, October 18. Ms. Dena Hickey and Ms. Olivia White will handle the duties for Chartwells this year. A menu, which will remain the same each week, will come home today (one is attached) along with an order slip (see attached picture).

Please send along the correct money in baggie with one of the order slips. If you need more slips please tell you child to speak with their teacher.

The best way to order? Follow the link below and order online!

https://stephenvilleprimaryes-nl-nlesd.nutrislice.com/

The you for Bee-ing patient as we work out all of the glitches in the Cafe!!!


See top photo for menu and order form.




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Morning Drop Off at Stephenville Primary


Thank you to all the parents who expressed concern regarding morning drop off routines at our school. Please know that, as always, we strive to make this as safe and easy flowing as possible. Below we have included directions to make your morning drop off as stress free as possible while keeping your children safe.


When you turn left into our parking lot you will notice 2 lanes.

The lane on the right is for morning drop offs, and the lane on the left is for bus runs for both the Primary and Elementary schools (DO NOT USE THIS LANE).


In the drop off lane, there is a yellow zone which is where your children get out and move safely into school. The beginning of this lane will have pylons to block cars from passing here.

Please do not attempt to pass the vehicle in front of you.


Move along the lane as far as possible. Mr. Childs, Mrs. Crocker, Mrs. Benoit or another adult will be there to open the door for your child. Please make sure they have everything ready when they get in the car at home for a speedy exit.


DO NOT GET OUT OF YOUR CAR. We will remove your child. If you exit, this creates a bottleneck behind you. At the end of the lane, turn left (keeping an eye out for buses) and return through the staff parking lot to exit school grounds.


If you wish to drop your child and get out with them, please continue past the school to the gravel parking lot on the right. Here you can get out and wish your child a good day, or walk them up to the school. DO NOT DO THIS IN THE DROP OFF LANE.


Note: Please drive with care and caution at the intersections near our school. We have parents and students using the crosswalks at all times.


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MEMO TO: Parents/Guardians

FROM: Wallace Childs, Principal & Jill Benoit, Assistant Principal

DATE: September 27th, 2021

RE: Upcoming Events + News

Welcome to Stephenville Primary

We would like to welcome Alexandra Massie to Stephenville Primary for the upcoming school year. Ms. Massie was awarded the Kindergarten position for the 2021-2022 school year!

Orange Shirt Day – Every Child Matters

Our school will celebrate Orange Shirt Day and “Every Child Matters” on Wednesday, September 29th. Some classes have presentations planned to explain the significance to our students. If your child has an orange shirt, please have them wear it on that day. We have an “Every Child Matters” flag that was donated by Karen & Willis Twyne. Please have a look at it if visiting the school.

September 30th Holiday

There will not be any school for students on Thursday, September 30th in recognition of a national Holiday for “Truth and Reconciliation”.

Terry Fox Walk

Our annual Terry Fox Walk will take place on Friday, October 1st. If you would like to send in a small donation with your child, there will be bins set up in our lobby and all donations will be passed along to the Canadian Cancer Society. If the weather is not suitable we will walk inside the gym to commemorate this event. More details will be posted on our site this week regarding participation of parents and the route we will walk. Please keep an eye out for this.

Teacher Professional Development

School will be closed on Monday, October 4th and Tuesday, October 5th for teacher professional development. We will re-open on Wednesday, October 6th and it will be Day 3 on the schedule that day.

Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week will take place from October 4th-8th. While we will not be receiving visits from our local department due to restrictions, they will be preparing kits for students to take home. Please remember to have a fire safety plan for your home in case of emergencies. We practice regular drills at school so students and staff are familiar with what to be doing if a fire alarm sounds.

School Pictures

Our school photographer for 2021-2022 is MemoriesNL. Our pictures will be taken on Wednesday, October 6th and Thursday, October 7th. All children will have a proof taken for school files. A card is being sent home and must be returned by the day of pictures. You have an option to choose the background for your child. No money is needed now. Each child will receive proofs to take home.

Wednesday October 6th – Grade K, 1

Thursday October 7th – Grade 2, 3

Bee Day

On Friday, October 8th we will have our annual “Bee Day”. This day focuses on reviewing expectations for all students and what exactly it means to follow our “3 Bees”. Students will visit different areas of the school (including the bus and outside) to discuss expectations for each area. Students are asked to wear Black and/or Yellow as part of the celebrations.

Thanksgiving Holiday

Our Thanksgiving Holiday this year will occur on Monday, October 11th.

Kids Eat Smart – Walk To Breakfast

Our school will be participating in the “Kids Eat Smart Walk to Breakfast” on Friday, October 15th from 8:30-9;30am.

This is an annual province-wide school based event hosted by TD Canada Trust and Kids Eat Smart Foundation Newfoundland and Labrador, to help create awareness in every school community about the importance of good nutrition and physical activity. Students who are well nourished have longer attention spans, better problem solving skills, and perform better in school. Students who are active have higher self-esteem, more self-discipline, higher academic performances and are more likely to have a healthy body weight. Together we are working to promote healthy minds and bodies and ensure success for all our students.

To help support our program, we invite you to participate by making a financial or food donation to our Kids Eat Smart Breakfast Club and participating in the walk at our school. All donations are MATCHED / DOUBLED by the Kids Eat Smart Foundation!!!

Fall Book Fair

Our Fall Book fair will take place during the week of October 18th-22nd. Mrs. Benoit and her team are busy planning this and further details will be sent home soon.

Please mark all dates of your calendar!


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To: Students and Families

From: Ed Walsh, Associate Director of Education - Programs and Human Resources

Re: Mask Use in Schools

Date: September 17, 2021

In accordance with Public Health recommendations announced today (Friday, September 17),

the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District is amending its current masking

protocols in schools throughout the province.

Effective 12:01 a.m. Saturday, September 18th, mask-use in schools is reintroduced for the

following:

● All students and staff (K-12), including contracted bus drivers, must wear a non-medical

mask while on school buses.

● All students and staff (K-12) must wear a non-medical mask in school corridors, and in

all common areas within the school (e.g., staff rooms, cafeterias, music rooms, learning

commons).

● All students and staff (Grades 4-12) must wear a non-medical mask at all times while in

the school environment, including while in the classroom. The exceptions are:

➢ Masking will not be required in school gymnasiums when physical activity is

taking place.

➢ Music programs and instrumental activity, including the playing of wind

instruments, can continue.

● All visitors, volunteers and external presenters in schools are required to wear a

non-medical mask at all times.

The change in the masking protocol has been recommended out of an abundance of caution, as

Covid-19 cases rise in jurisdictions throughout Canada.

Public Health advises that all other school protocols as articulated for “low risk” scenarios

remain in effect. See: Return to School Infographic.

Vaccination against COVID-19 is the most effective way to protect yourself and your children.

The District joins Public Health in strongly recommending that parents, guardians, staff, and

eligible students be vaccinated with two doses of COVID-19 vaccine.


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MEMO TO: Parents/Guardians

FROM: Wallace Childs, Principal & Jill Benoit, Assistant Principal

DATE: September 13, 2021

RE: Welcoming Notes

It is with great pleasure that we welcome you and your children to the 2021-2022 school year. We extend a warm welcome to all of our returning students and families as well as the new students and families who have joined our school community. We are very pleased to have you all as part of our team.

We strive to make Stephenville Primary a friendly and welcoming school. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we continue to work within new guidelines and routines linked to Covid-19. We look forward to working with, and getting to know, each of you this year. The following are several important points to make note of:

COMMUNICATION REMINDER:

To continue to improve our communication network with parents/guardians we will use our website, https://sps.nlesd.ca/home. We are also on Twitter and Facebook. To find us on both just search for Stephenville Primary and send a request to join.

ALLERGY/SCENTS AWARE SCHOOL

Please be reminded that our school is an ALLERGY AWARE school. We have children in our school with life-threatening allergies to several allergens. A school-wide allergy alert has been issued relating to Nut and/or Peanut allergies, as well as eggs. To ensure the safety of our students we are asking that parents/guardians NOT send items to the school that contain nuts or peanuts or that may contain traces of nuts or peanuts. Please note that “Soy Butter” or “Wow Butter” due to the difficulty in distinguishing it from peanut butter, is not permitted. This is a District policy. We also request that no scents be worn to school.

REMINDERS ABOUT OUR SCHOOL DAY

8:10 a.m. Buses arrive and are unloaded

8:20 a.m. Walkers arrive and enter school

8:30 a.m. School Day Begins

10:10-10:25 Recess

11:35-12:20 Lunch

2:15 p.m. Buses are loaded and begin runs to drop off students

2:30 p.m. Walkers are dismissed (Kindergarten at 2:25 p.m.)

SCHOOL PARKING LOT

The safety of our students is of utmost importance to us all!! Parents/Guardians are asked not to park in either of the two lanes at the front of the school. The outside lane is for buses and thru traffic only (NO DROP OFF), and the inside lane closest to the school is for drop-off of students (NO PARKING). We ask that you please follow these regulations. Mr. Childs, Mrs. Benoit and Mrs. Crocker are there to get your child from the car. Parents do not need to get out of their vehicle so as to speed up the process.

STUDENT LUNCH DROP-OFFS:

Please note that student lunch drop-off is not permitted at this time. We will review this practice at a later date.

STUDENT INFORMATION FORMS

Student information forms have been sent home with all students. Please make the necessary corrections on these forms and return them to the school ASAP. There are also several other forms coming as well. Please return these forms to the school asap.

WATER BOTTLES:

Please send along water bottles labeled with your child’s name. Students will be permitted to refill their water bottles at the filling station throughout the day.

OUTDOOR CLOTHING:

Please note that we will be going outside often when the weather permits. Please dress students appropriately for outdoor play. This will be particularly important as the weather gets colder.

BREAKFAST PROGRAM:

Our breakfast program will begin on Monday, September 20th. We will begin with a basket being delivered to classes and students choosing what they want. To make this successful, we need volunteers. Thank you to those who indicated they would like to help (right now from 7:30-8:30am). If you have not indicated but would like to help, please call the main office and speak with Ms. Gertie.


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Memo Sent Home today regarding Curriculum Night

Building a Team – Working Together

Curriculum Night / Meet the Teacher

Our Curriculum Night / Meet the Teacher will take place next week. Please see the schedule below and note the following:

v Session times will be 6-7pm. If a large crowd RSVPs we may decide to split into 2 sessions.

v Masks are HIGHLY RECOMMENDED and ENCOURAGED to be worn at all times while in our school.

v Please note the correct day and time for your session.

v Please return the slip below by this Friday, September 17th, to indicate to the teacher IF you will be attending and HOW MANY will be coming (Maximum 2)

Wednesday, September 22 Grades K & Grades 3

Thursday, September 23 Grades 1 & Grades 2


* Please note: Mrs O’Gorman & Ms. Thomas (Grade 1) will be unavailable for these sessions but will send home a note to parents when she is available later this month.

Child Name: __________________________ Grade: _______________

Parents: _____________________________________________________________

Please check 1:

Yes, I(we) will be attending. There will be (#) ___ attending. (2 maximum)

No, I(we) will not be attending at this time, but thanks for asking!


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Morning Drop Off at Stephenville Primary


Thank you to all the parents who expressed concern regarding morning drop off routines at our school. Please know that, as always, we strive to make this as safe and easy flowing as possible. Below we have included directions to make your morning drop off as stress free as possible while keeping your children safe.


When you turn left into our parking lot you will notice 2 lanes.

The lane on the right is for morning drop offs, and the lane on the left is for bus runs for both the Primary and Elementary schools (DO NOT USE THIS LANE).


In the drop off lane, there is a yellow zone

which is where your children get out and move safely into school.

The beginning of this lane will have pylons to block cars from passing here.

Please do not attempt to pass the vehicle in front of you.

Move along the lane as far as possible. Mr. Childs, Mrs. Crocker, Mrs. Benoit or another adult will be there to open the door for your child. Please make sure they have everything ready when they get in the car at home for a speedy exit.

DO NOT GET OUT OF YOUR CAR. We will remove your child. If you exit, this creates a bottleneck behind you. At the end of the lane, turn left (keeping an eye out for buses) and return through the staff parking lot to exit school grounds.


If you wish to drop your child and get out with them, please continue past the school to the gravel parking lot on the right. Here you can get out and wish your child a good day, or walk them up to the school. DO NOT DO THIS IN THE DROP OFF LANE.


Note: Please drive with care and caution at the intersections near our school. We have parents and students using the crosswalks at all times.



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MEMO To: Staff, Families and School Communities

From: Ed Walsh, Associate Director of Education - Programs and Human Resources

Date: September 10, 2021

Subject: Schools and District Offices Closed on September 30, 2021

Dear School Communities,

The Provincial Government has announced it will join the Federal Government in observing the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30, 2021. This observance is being held to honour survivors and raise awareness of the tragic legacy of residential schools in Canada. See: Provincial Government News Release. On this day, all federal and Newfoundland and Labrador public service offices and entities will be closed, including the Newfoundland and Labrador School District and all schools under its jurisdiction. District employees and families are asked to note that this day will be inserted into the School Calendar - 2021-2022 and will not impact the school calendar for the remainder of the year. Leading up to September 30, schools will continue to commemorate Orange Shirt Day to promote awareness and to honour children who survived residential schools, and to remember those who did not.


Back to School

Summer is coming to an end and we are so excited to see you again real soon. Here is our 'BACK TO SCHOOL' information. Please keep checking for any changes that may occur due to COVID.

The first day of classes for our Kindergarten students and Grade One students only is September 8th.

  1. BUS: Any students travelling on the bus the first day will arrive at 8:10.

  2. WALKERS: Walkers will arrive at staggered times.

Grade 1 Walkers at 8:30 a.m., through the Main Entrance.

Kindergarten Walkers will arrive through the Music Room entrance at these staggered times:

Mrs. Ivany's walkers @9:00 a.m.

Mrs. Ryan's walkers @9:30 a.m.

Mme Mitchelmore's walkers @10:00 a.m.

Mme Clarke's walkers @10:30 a.m.

Ms. Massie's walkers @11:00 a.m.

There will be no Breakfast Program available for the first little while until we have some volunteers, so please be sure your child has a good breakfast each morning! The school supply lists can be found here on our Facebook page and our school website.

Can't wait to see you all!!

*For any parents who plan on coming with their Kindergarten children, you are welcome to escort your child to the gymnasium where they will be picked up by the classroom teacher.

On THURSDAY, September 9th, we will have all students arriving: Kindergarten, Grade One, Grade Two and Grade Three.

Bus Students arrive at 8:10 a.m.

All walkers begin to arrive at 8:20 a.m.

Parents will drop walkers off outside the building.

Kindergarten - Music Entrance

Grade One - Main Entrance

Grade Two - Music Entrance

Grade Three - Main Entrance


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Grade 3 - French Immersion Supply List


Listed below are the supplies your child will need in September to start off the year in Grade Three. If your child runs out of supplies, we will send a note home.


1 Pkg Exercises

1 (1”) Binder

1 Pkg of 50 lined sheets

Hole Punch Book Bag / Lunch Bag

4 White erasers

2 box of pencils (20 – 24 pencils)

Pencil sharpener (metal sharpener)

4 large glue sticks

Scissors (good quality metal) point edge

Crayons or coloring pencils 30 cm ruler (flexible)

Indoor sneakers

2 (Packs of 4) Duo Tang Folders (no plastic)

2 boxes of tissues French-English, English-French Dictionary (Robert Collins is good) Earbuds/Earphones

Thank you for your cooperation and we look forward to meeting you and your child in September.


Sincerely,

Grade Three French Immersion Teacher



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Grade 3 - English Supply List

Listed below are the supplies your child will need in September to start off the year in Grade Three. If your child runs out of supplies, we will send a note home.


Book Bag / Lunch Bag

6 White erasers

3 boxes of pencils (20 - 24 pencils)

Pencil sharpener (metal sharpener)

3 large glue sticks

Scissors (good quality metal) rounded point edge

Pencil case

Crayons or coloring pencils (no scents, please)

Indoor sneakers

3 boxes of tissues

1 pkg exercise books (4 in pkg) (32 Page exercises please) Earbuds/Earphones (for Technology)


Thank you for your cooperation and we look forward to meeting you and your child in September.


Grade Three English Teachers



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Grade 2 Supply List

Listed below are the supplies your child will need in September to start off the year in Grade Two. If your child runs out of supplies, we will send a note home.


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4 white erasers

2 boxes of pencils (20 - 24 pencils)

Pencil sharpener

6 large glue sticks

Scissors (pointed, good quality metal)

Pencil case (large soft-sided case with a zipper)

Crayons and coloring leads (no markers please)

Indoor sneakers

1 Box Straws

4 boxes of tissues

10 Duo Tang Folders (Please do not write names of them)

2 Package of plastic spoons

Earbuds/Earphones

1 Spill proof Water Bottle (labeled)

Book Bag / Lunch Bag

1 Box of large Ziplock Baggies


No binders or mechanical pencils, please. Some of your child's supplies may need to be replenished after Christmas. Thank you for your cooperation and we look forward to meeting you and your child in September


Sincerely,

Grade Two English & French Teachers



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Grade 1 Supply List


Listed below are the supplies your child will need in September to start off the year in Grade One. If your child runs out of supplies, we will send a note home.

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4 white erasers

2 boxes of pencils (20 – 24 pencils)

6 large glue sticks

2 pairs of Scissors (good quality metal)

Pencil case (large soft-sided case with a zipper)

4 Pkgs of Crayons (Maximun of 24 in a box)

*Indoor sneakers

1 Pack of exercise books - non-coiled

2 boxes of tissues

A change of clothes (to be left in the locker, in case of an "accident")

8 Duo Tangs

1 Box of large Ziplock Baggies

1 Pack of Coloring Leads (French Immersion only)

Book Bag / Lunch Bags

No binders or mechanical pencils, please. Please label only inside sneakers. (Do not label any other supplies).

Thank you for your cooperation and we look forward to meeting you and your child in September.

Sincerely,

Grade One English & French Teachers



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Kindergarten Supply ListBN

IDear Parents/Guardians:

Listed below are the supplies your child will need in September to start off their year in Kindergarten. If more supplies are required throughout the year we will let you know.

Note: Please do not label any of the following supplies:


2 Large White Erasers

2 Packs of Pencils

5 Large Glue Sticks

4 Packages of Crayons (no fluorescent crayons)

1 Pairs of Scissors (plastic handles with metal tips)

2 Exercise Books (English Students Only) (no spiral bound or small exercises)

2 Plastic Duotang Folders (French Students Only)

3 Boxes of Tissues

6 Containers of Playdough

1 Box of large Ziplock Baggies

Note: Please label the following supplies with your child's name:

1 Pair of Indoor Sneakers (Velcro is strongly recommended)

1 School Bag (large enough to hold exercises and art projects)

1 Lunch Bag

1 Full Change of Clothes (Shirt, pants, underwear & socks - This will be left in the locker, in case of a spill or accident).


Thank you for your cooperation and we look forward to seeing you and your child in September.


Sincerely,

Kindergarten Teachers




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72 West Street, Stephenville, NL, A2N 1E3

Tel: 709-643-2331 Fax: 709-643-9335

https://sps.nlesd.ca/home

Building a Team – Working Together

SCHOOL RE-OPENING IN SEPTEMBER

School will re-open for Grade Kdgn and Grade 1 students on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at 8:30 a.m., and for Grade 2 and Grade 3 students on Thursday, September 9, 2021, at 8:30 a.m.

Please make note of the following important information regarding our School Schedule:

· School doors open at 8:20 a.m.

· School begins at 8:30 a.m.

· Dismissal is at 2:30 p.m.

· Recess is from 10:10 – 10:25 a.m.

· Lunch is from 11:35 – 12:20 p.m.



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