Get your orders in by tomorrow!

Orders are due tomorrow for the MacMillan’s and Terra Cotta Cookie Company campaigns. Please make cheques payable to SABSC. Call Michelle Joyce at 416-988-0787 if you have any questions.

Thanks for your support through this fundraising initiative.

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Council Meeting on Monday

Make sure you come out to the School Council meeting on Monday, February 12, at 6:30 p.m. in the staff lounge! Child-minding is available in the gym.

We will be hearing from the principal, discussing ongoing Council activities and also receiving a presentation from the Rose Reisman Kids Lunch program. Don’t forget to fill out a survey to assess interest in adding this new lunch service provider to the existing lunches at SAB.

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Council is also looking for a volunteer who is interested in researching online payment options for council activities. Please email sabschoolcouncil@gmail.com if you can help.

 

 

 

 

 

Spots still available for Friday

Spots are still available for Friday’s family dance showcase, where your children can show off what they have learned through the X Dance program!

The second session, from 6:45 – 7:30 p.m., is now open to children in any grade and their accompanying adult.

Please RSVP to Corinne Harper – corinneharper@sympatico.ca to secure your spot.
Include in your RSVP: child’s name, grade, name of parent/guardian attending and session requested.

Are your bags ready?

If you have worn or torn clothes and textiles, bag them up and drop them off this week from Tuesday, February 6th to Thursday, February 8th, between 8:30 and 11:30 a.m. in the hallway across from the Alderwood Library.

The collection includes old clothes, old socks and underwear, old sheets, curtains, towels and other fabrics, bags, footwear and belts.

By working together, we can make a difference to help divert unwanted clothing and textiles from landfills!

Ready, set, dance!

The X Dance program is coming to SAB next week!

X Dance is a curriculum-based dance program that explores diversity through a high-energy and culturally rich dance experience.

It will run from Tuesday, February 6th to Thursday, February 8th with each class receiving 3 sessions of energetic and inclusive dance. Please ensure that your child has proper clothing and running shoes during the days the program is running.

Mark your calendars as well for a family dance showcase on Friday, February 9, with a maximum of 50 kids and 50 accompanying adults per session.

There will be two sessions:
6 – 6:45 p.m.: Session 1 for students in Grades K- 2 and their accompanying adult – from  
6:45 – 7:30 p.m.: Session 2 for students in Grades 3 -5 and their accompany adult

Please RSVP to Corinne Harper – corinneharper@sympatico.ca to secure your spot.
Include in your RSVP: child’s name, grade, name of parent/guardian attending and session requested.

Food for thought: should we add a new lunch program?

School Council is exploring the option of bringing on an additional lunch service provider.

Rose Reisman Kids Lunch Program offers a peanut and tree-nut free menu with more than 20 different meal options daily, and caters to food allergies. Items range from $4.75 to $7.50 a meal. View a sample menu online at https://www.kidslunch.ca/menu_1

The caterer will be presenting at the next Council meeting on Monday, February 12, so we encourage you to attend and ask any specific questions you may have.

A minimum number of participating families is required to bring this lunch provider to the school.

If you are interested, please participate in a brief survey online by Friday, February 16.

Gourmet frozen foods at your fingertips!

Orders are due on Monday, February 12 for a variety of gourmet frozen foods!

Please refer to the MacMillan’s and Terra Cotta Cookie Company information and order forms sent home with your child this week.

Make cheques payable to SABSC.

Funds raised will go towards school activities such as field trips, special assemblies, Scientists in the School, sports equipment and much more. Orders will be available for pick-up on Wednesday, February 28th, from 3:20 to 6:00 p.m.
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Get more involved in school this year

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Get more involved in your child’s education this new year!

It can be as easy as attending School Council meetings once a month to hear from the principal, learn about council initiatives and meet other parents/caregivers!

Next meeting: Tomorrow, Monday, January 15 at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Staff lounge

Child-minding is available in the gym.

Get organized this new year!

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Keeping track of your childrens’ items like gloves, water bottles, lunch containers and other small school supplies can be a daunting task.

Consider Mabel’s Labels to stay organized and help reduce the number of lost and found items at school!

School Council is now raising funds through Mabel’s Labels. Shop for products online and earn 20 per cent for our students. Visit campaigns.mabelslabels.com or click the “Support a Fundraiser” button at the top right of the website and select our school.

 

Order Pizza in Advance!

As the new year begins, this is a friendly reminder that same day pizza orders/special requests cannot be filled. Do not send in your children with cash on Pizza Day.

Our pizza lunch volunteers need parents/caregivers to submit orders at least one week in advance to organize this lunch service.

A pizza order form is available online.

Please contact the pizza lunch team at SABpizzalunch@gmail.com with any questions.

The next Pizza Day is on Friday, January 12.

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