Greetings from grades 1 and 2

Greetings!

I would like to thank everyone for contributing goodies to our Canada celebration this past week. Everybody looked fabulous in their Canada outfits.

As we approach the final few weeks of the school year things begin to get very busy. Please take note of the following information:

Spring Potluck Dinner & Arts Showcase- TOMORROW

Please join us for our Annual Spring Potluck Dinner and Arts Showcase from students in grades 7 – 12.  Please bring a dish for 6 people to share.  Families with the last name beginning with A – H should bring a main dish or sides. Families with the last names beginning with I – Z please bring desserts.  Salad, Rolls and drinks will be provided by GCS.  After dinner we will enjoy a presentation from our Drama class and hear from our award-winning musicians.

DATE: Monday, June 5
TIME: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Meal & Arts Showcase begins at 6:35 pm sharp.

 

Sports Awards Ceremony: 

Please join us on Thursday, June 8th, from 2:00 – 3:00, as we celebrate our athletes and all they have accomplished throughout the past school year.  Go Knights!

ESL – A Living Art Gallery:

Get ready for the world premiere of the GCS ESL Living Art Gallery! On Friday, June 9, from 1:00-3:00, you are invited to come and meet many figures from history, while hearing from our English language learners from every grade level.

Dress Code Reminder:

The flowers are growing fast and so are your children. In fact, students may be growing out of their clothing that fit them last fall! Thank you parents for working with us in dressing your children appropriately for school, so with the change in seasons, we wish to provide you with this reminder.

As stated in the GCS Handbook the school’s overall dress code standard is modest, clean, neat, and appropriate. Shorts and skirts must not be shorter than just above the knee, which is typically to the tips of the fingers on most children. Girls are permitted to wear sleeveless shirts as long as the straps are wider than three finger widths (please no shirts with thin spaghetti straps). Clothing with a rebellious or negative message are considered dress code violations.

All kindergarten and elementary students must have a second pair of shoes to be worn inside. According to provincial regulations, kindergarten and elementary students are required to wear socks at all times while at school. Sandals are not permitted for this reason.

We are thrilled to see our elementary students wearing GCS apparel on a daily basis. We are even more excited when we see our parents embracing their GCS pride and purchasing clothes for themselves. For those wishing to purchase GCS apparel, please visit our online clothing store at: http://gracecs.entripyshops.com/. New items are being added regularly.

Important Dates: Looking Ahead

  • Wednesday, June 15- Grade 6 Graduation (9:15 AM)
  • Monday, June 19 – Elementary Trip to Camp Emmanuel
  • Tuesday, June 20 – Kindergarten Graduation (6:30 PM)
  • Thursday, June 22 – Family Fun Day (Sandspit)
  • Friday, June 23 – School Closing (9:00am-12:00pm)

Tests this week:

Thursday- Math test

Friday- Spelling test

 

Sincerely,

Ms. Jenkins

 

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