All Grade 1-9 students please report to the gymnasium at 8:25am on September 8th. September 8th is a half-day (ending at 11:00am). Wednesday, Sept. 9th is the first full day for Grade 1-9 students.
Families who ordered school supplies from Hall’s Basics can pick up their son/daughter’s supplies from the school at the following times:
Tuesday and Wednesday, September 1 and 2 @ 9:00-11:00am
Kindergarten to Grade 5 students enjoy fun in the sun, playing games and participating in activities. Check out some highlights in the video below:
Grades 4-5 and 7-8 students present a cheque in the amount of $2240 to Mr. Steve Cutt (representative from the Rossland Rotary Club). Mr. Zanier’s Grade 4/5 class was awarded an ice cream party for contributing the most. Grade 7s and 8s also contributed a significant amount as a result of various fundraisers.
Thank you to all students for contributing to such a great cause and thank you to Brian Chan for leading the way on organizing this fundraiser!!!
On June 9th, students and staff gathered for an exciting celebration of the positive contributions our school has made, both in our local and global communities. We also learned how each and every person is capable of making a positive difference in the lives of others.
Our school kicking off the day with the “We Day Dance”:
Our Grade 8 Student Leaders meeting with Spencer West after our school wide event:
Check out this great story, retold by Ms. Lane’s Grade 2/3 class, about what they learned from Spencer West’s visit (CLICK ON THE BELOW IMAGE TO ENLARGE):
A Huge THANK YOU to our Sponsors for making this event possible:
Thank you to our special guest, Mayor Kathy Moore, and our keynote speaker, Spencer West!
The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) has announced the winners of the Book Week 2015 Writing Contest for Kids & Teens. Over 900 entries were received from young writers in every province and territory across the country. The national contest is a much-anticipated part of TD Canadian Children’s Book Week — the largest celebration of Canadian books for young people in Canada.
The winner from each grade receives a $250 gift certificate for the bookstore of his or her choice.
CONGRATULATIONS TO MAYA!!!
CLICK HERE to download Maya’s winning story!
CLICK HERE to view the official announcement of contest winners.
Below: Our Grade 8 student leaders at UBC-O on the morning of the seminar. Mark Scharenbroich and Scott Hammell were the motivational speakers. They were both engaging, entertaining, and delivered great messages about being an effective leader, making connections, and believing in a positive self image.
Below: Three of our students who were asked to participate on stage. Anna, Ellie, and Clare.
Ms. O’ Malley’s class raised over $800!
All proceeds will be donated to the North Jubilee Wetland Reclamation Project.
The North Jubilee Wetland is the area between our school field and the Rossland Community Garden. This contribution will help make this a beautiful, green space and interpretive walk for the birds, frogs, our children, and community!
“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”
Dr. Seuss, The Lorax