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What’s Up Wolverines! Weekly Update May 24-28, 2021

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ABSOLUTELY NO SKIP THE DISHES OR OTHER DELIVERY SERVICES TO THE SCHOOL!
Send your children with everything needed as dropping items in the office is highly discouraged.

Monday, May 24th: Victoria Day – No School

Tuesday, May 25th: Day 2

  • Welcome back to In-School Learning!

Wednesday, May 26th: Day 3

  • Gr 6 Immunizations

Thursday, May 27th: Day 4

Friday, May 28th: Day 5

  • Character Ed Assembly – TRUTH
  • Spirit Day – Western Day – Dress up as a cowboy or cowgirl today to celebrate Leduc Rodeo Week. YEEHAW!
  • Grade 4M – Plants & Living Things Virtual Field Trip

 

Upcoming Dates to Remember: 

June
2: Early Dismissal; Drop Block 10; No Kinder Classes
11: Tacky Tourist Day – In celebration of the almost here summer vacation… dress up as your favourite tacky traveler, and prepare to hit the open road!
18: Last day of Complementary Courses
20: Father’s Day
21: National Indigenous Peoples Day; Last Day of Kindergarten Classes
22: Gr 6 PAT – ELA Part B; Gr 7 & 8 ELA Finals; Gr 9 PAT – ELA Part B
23: Gr 6 PAT – Math Part A & B; Gr 7 & 8 Math Finals; Gr 9 PAT – Math Part A & B
24: Gr 7 & 8 Social Finals; Gr 9 PAT – Social
25: Gr 7 & 8 Science Finals; Gr 9 PAT – Science; Last day of school! Have a safe and relaxing summer holiday!

August
23:
School Office Opens
30-31: Staggered Entry – Grades 1-9 (watch for messages from the school to see when your children start)

September
1: 
Regular classes start for Grades 1-9
6: Labour Day – No School
17: PD Day – No School

 

To Parents of Kindergarten Children: In the Spring, the Board set the Kindergarten Enhanced Fee at $100, to cover the cost of enhanced, in-school activities and field trip expenses for Kindergarten children.  In September, with the uncertainty surrounding the 2020-2021 school year, the Division decided to charge the Kindergarten Enhanced Fee in two installments. The first installment of $50.00 was charged in September to all Kindergarten children. Our school has completed a reassessment, reviewing both the expenses to-date as well as the activities planned for the remainder of the school year. We will be charging an additional $50.00 on February 1, to continue to provide resources and support activities to enhance Kindergarten education.

Entry into the school begins at 8:15 am. Please do not send students to school earlier than this, as there is no supervision.

Online Attendance Reporting Now Available – WHPS now has an Online Absence Reporting Form on our website. When reporting an absence through this method, please use the email addresses we have on file with your contact information. This will reduce the number of follow up calls we may have to make. You can still leave a message on our voice mail box between the hours of 4:00 pm and 8:00 am, email your child’s teacher (please cc either or both tobey.morris@blackgold.ca or sandy.musteca@blackgold.ca) in case the teacher is absent that day.

Junior High Students Leaving School Grounds – If you wish to give your junior high student permission to leave school grounds during the lunch hours, please log into your parent account to complete the form. Please note that if students choose to leave the school for the lunch hour, they are not able to reenter the school until 12:45 pm. If you have any questions, please contact your child’s teacher.

For the 2020-2021 school year:

There will be NO VOLUNTEERING at this time. This, unfortunately, means no hot lunches, microwave days, bake sales, parents coming in to read, and parents coming into the school with their children. 

The elementary milk program will not run until further notice.

Please note that school fees are due.  Check your PowerSchool account for any money outstanding as soon as possible. WHPS has a partnership with COBS Bread Bakery.  If you mention you are from West Haven Public School when purchasing your goodies, the school will get 5% back.  It’s a win win!! REMEMBER about our COOP number.  Our number is 34666 and can be used when getting gas, groceries or liquor.  Please use our school’s number as often as you can.  Every dollar counts!

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