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LIBRARY – All library materials need to be returned by May 30 in preparation of the library moving.

Grade 8’s – Have you handed in your grade 8 leaving forms? They’re due Friday! Get them in to the office as quick as you can

Whistler/Vancouver tour concert band, there is a final rehearsal at lunch today. Get to the music room quickly!

‘Give It Back’ bracelets are for sale starting TODAY at lunch! They will be sold outside between the portables and the main school. They are only $2 each and all money raised goes back to our school.  Remember, the advisory that has the most bracelets at the end of these next two weeks will win a pizza party!

Tomorrow is a school spirit day, so wear your RED AND BLACK

Hot Dogs and Ice Cream will be sold on Thursday

Would ALL grade 7 students interested in being a part of leadership next year, please meet in Room 213, Ms. Johnson’s room, at the start of lunch to hear about applying for leadership next year.

 
 

LIBRARY – All library materials need to be returned by May 30 in preparation of the library moving.

Students from Div 7-7 and 7-8 will be coming to classes during Nutrition Today to sell ice cream sandwiches as a fundraiser. Ice creams are $2 each!

Junior Jazz Band there is a rehearsal at today at lunch in the music room

Just a reminder to all Grade 8s, your Grade 8 leaving forms are due by Friday May 27th

Track and Field athletes need to return your jerseys to Ms. Moes in Portable 7 immediately. There 10 missing Jerseys!

 
 

EMAIL TO PARENTS – May 18, 2016

Please visit our new website at http://dunsmuir.sd62.bc.ca/

IMPORTANT DATES:

ACADEMY

We have approximately 8-10 spaces available for Soccer Academy 7 and Dance Academy 8. If your child is interested in joining the academy, please visit the Academy website and Registration page through our District website.

DANCE ACADEMY Tuesday and Wednesday, May 31st and June 1st at the Royal Bay Teechamitsa Theatre. Tickets are $5.00 for sale at the Dunsmuir office. Seating is first come first served.

SCHOOL BUS REGISTRATION/FEES 2016-17 On-Line Registration is now open and will remain open until Friday, June 24th. Go to the link below to register: http://www.sd62.bc.ca/about/transportation/

GRADE 8 LEAVING See Parents; Community Page for flyer

BUY A BLOCK See Parents; Community page for more information.

TRACK AND FIELD PRACTICE For grades 6-8 will be after school from 3:30-4:30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-4:30pm.  If there are any questions or any parents who would like to help out, please contact Ms. Moes.  This has been a very successful program in the past and we are looking forward to another terrific season.

WESTSHORE TRACK CLUB See Parents; Community Page for flyer

DUNSMUIR STORE Is open on Mondays and Tuesdays at lunch in the front foyer. However, with parking at a premium, we invite you to shop from the comfort of your own home – that’s right, we have an online store! Click on this link to access the store (also found on the school website). Your completed orders can be paid for in cash or cheque (payable to SD62) at the school store on Mondays & Tuesdays at lunch, and we will have your order waiting! ONLINE DUNSMUIR STORE:  https://goo.gl/xJ374n PAC MEETING The next PAC meeting is Tuesday, June 7th

UPCOMING DATES

Thur, May 19 – Camp Thunderbird Parent meeting 6:30pm, Gym
Mon, May 23 – Victoria Day
Tues, May 24 – Review/debate/Approve budget during board meeting, 8:00pm School Board Office
Mon, May 25 – Middle School Track and Field Competitions – #3, 4:00 – 6:30pm
Wed-Fri, May 25-27 – Music Trip to Vancouver/Whistler
Sun, May 29 – Dance Academy Dress/Tech Rehearsal at Royal Bay (4 hours, afternoon)
Tues, May 31 – Dance Academy Recital at Royal Bay, 7:00pm
Wed, Jun 1 – Dance Academy Recital at Royal Bay, 7:00pm
Thur, Jun 2 – Music performance and Transition for Grade 5 students 1:00pm (Gym)
Thur, Jun 2- Final Track & Field City Championships at UVIC, 9-3:30pm
Thur, Jun 2 – Year end Music Concert 7pm
Tues, Jun 7 – Staff meeting 3:30 on Library
Tues, Jun 7 – PAC meeting, 6:30pm
Wed, Jun 15 – Dance Academy Performs at Royal Bay Recital (evening)
Thur, Jun 16 – Dance Academy Performs at Royal Bay Recital (evening (Gr. 8 Dance not included)
Thur, Jun 16 – Grade 8 Leaving at Olympic View
Tues Jun 21 – Year-End Recognition Assembly 1:45-3:10pm (Gym)
Fri, Jun 24 – 2016-17 School Bus Registration/fees – DEADLINE
Tues, Jun 28 – Last day of regular classes and afternoon BBQ
Wed, Jun 29 – Report card pick up between 9:00 -10:30am.  Once students pick up reports, they are welcome to leave.  If you cannot arrange for rides, report cards can be picked up from the office during the following week.
Wed, Jun 29 – School will be closed at noon for a staff function.

 
 

Pizza Day on Friday $3/Slice

LIBRARY – All materials need to be returned by May 30.  The Library will be closed as of May 30 as they prepare to move.

For Grade 7 students who are interested in going to Quebec next year. There will be a brief meeting with Ms. Bass & Ms. Caldwell in Portable 9 TODAY at lunch.

Students from Div 7-7 and 7-8 will be coming to classes during Nutrition Tomorrow to sell ice cream sandwiches as a fundraiser. Ice creams are $2 each!

Tour Choir we have our last rehearsal in the music room today at lunch

Junior Jazz Band there is a rehearsal at lunch tomorrow in the music room

Thank you to all the participants of the Battle of the Books. Prizes included iTunes cards, movie gift cards, and awesome bookmarks. It was a lot of fun. Well done

Sports:

 
 

For Grade 7 students who are interested in going to Quebec next year. There will be a brief meeting with Ms. Bass & Ms. Caldwell in Portable 9 Tomorrow at lunch.

Battle of the Books Competition will be held today in the Library Learning Commons.

Whistler/Vancouver tour concert band – there is a rehearsal today at lunch in the music room. Only two rehearsals left until the tour!

The Whistler/Vancovuer tour choir will rehearse tomorrow at lunch time.

Students from Div 7-7 and 7-8 will be coming to classes during Nutrition on Thursday to sell ice cream sandwiches as a fundraiser. Ice creams are $2 each!

Sports:

Congratulations to the Track and Field Team who completed their second round of competitions yesterday.  Great work Team!  Please remember return all track jerseys to Ms. Moes in Portable 7 today!

 
 

For Grade 7 students who are interested in going to Quebec next year. There will be a brief meeting with Ms. Bass & Ms. Caldwell in Portable 9 Wednesday at lunch.

Battle of the Books Competition will be held tomorrow in the Library Learning Commons. All students involved, please touch base with Mrs. Crompton today at the beginning of lunch.

Vocal Jazz Rhythm section – you have a rehearsal with Mr. Duque-Park at lunch time today.”

A reminder to the Whistler/Vancouver tour concert band, there is rehearsal tomorrow at lunch.

Sports:

Track and Field athletes don’t forget to sign out your track jersey at lunch today in portable 7.

 
 

Pizza Day $3/slice

Last Day for AVID Applications, get them in to the office before the end of the day!

Reminders for Next Week:

Students on Dunsmuir Store Team A. You are running the store on Monday and Tuesday next week!

For Grade 7 students who are interested in going to Quebec next year. There will be a brief meeting with Ms. Bass & Ms. Caldwell in Portable 9 next Wednesday at lunch.

Battle of the Books Competition will be held Tuesday May 17 in the Library Learning Commons. All students involved, please touch base with Mrs. Crompton on Monday at the beginning of lunch.

 
 

Ice Cream Sales today $2 each in portable 3 at noon

Pizza Day tomorrow $3/slice

Grade 7’s bring your AVID application. Friday is the deadline and no late applications will be accepted.

Junior jazz band, there is rehearsal at lunch today!

We are looking for a lost iPhone 5 in a blue case with flowers on it.  It was left in the girl’s change room yesterday.  If anyone knows anything about this phone, please see Mrs. Haldenby in the office.

To all Grade 7 students interested in going to Quebec next year, please come to see Ms. Baas and Ms. Caldwell in Portable 9 on Wednesday at lunch for a very brief information session. You won’t want to miss it!

 
 

 

EMAIL TO PARENTS – May 11, 2016

Please visit our new website at http://dunsmuir.sd62.bc.ca/

IMPORTANT DATES:

ACADEMY

We have approximately 8-10 spaces available for Soccer Academy 7 and Dance Academy 8. If your child is interested in joining the academy, please visit the Academy website and Registration page through our District website.

AVID – GRADE 7 PARENTS See Programs; AVID page for information Parent Information night tonight at 6:30pm, in room 101. All applications are due this Friday, May 13th.

SCHOOL BUS REGISTRATION/FEES 2016-17 See Parents; Community page for information

YOUTH AWARDS See Parents; Community page for information and poster

GRADE 8 LEAVING See Parents; Community Page for flyer

BUY A BLOCK See Parents; Community page for more information.

TRACK AND FIELD PRACTICE For grades 6-8 will be after school from 3:30-4:30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-4:30pm.  If there are any questions or any parents who would like to help out, please contact Ms. Moes.  This has been a very successful program in the past and we are looking forward to another terrific season.

WESTSHORE TRACK CLUB See Parents; Community Page for flyer

DUNSMUIR STORE
Is open on Mondays and Tuesdays at lunch in the front foyer. However, with parking at a premium, we invite you to shop from the comfort of your own home – that’s right, we have an online store! Click on this link to access the store (also found on the school website). Your completed orders can be paid for in cash or cheque (payable to SD62) at the school store on Mondays & Tuesdays at lunch, and we will have your order waiting! ONLINE DUNSMUIR STORE:  https://goo.gl/xJ374n

PAC MEETING The next PAC meeting is Tuesday, June 7th

UPCOMING DATES

Wed, May 11 – AVID Info Meeting for Gr 7 Parents, 6:30pm, Room 101

Fri, May 13 – Jazz Festival – Jr and Sr Band, John Stubbs,9:00 – 4:45pm Tues, May 17  – Staff Meeting 3:30 in Library Mon, May 16 – Middle School Track and Field Competitions – #2, 4:00 – 6:30pm

Mon, May 23 – Victoria Day Mon, May 25 – Middle School Track and Field Competitions – #3, 4:00 – 6:30pm

Wed-Fri, May 25-27 -Music Trip to Vancouver/Whistler Sun, May 29 – Dance Academy Dress/Tech Rehearsal at Royal Bay (4 hours, afternoon) Tues, May 31 – Dance Academy Recital at Royal Bay (evening) Wed, Jun 1 – Dance Academy Recital at Royal Bay (evening) Thur, Jun 2 – Music performance and Transition for Grade 5 students 1:00pm (Gym) Thur, Jun 2- Final Track & Field City Championships at UVIC, 9-3:30pm Thur, Jun 2 – Year end Music Concert 7pm Tues, Jun 7 – Staff meeting 3:30 on Library Tues, Jun 7 – PAC meeting, 6:30pm Wed, Jun 15 – Dance Academy Performs at Royal Bay Recital (evening) Thur, Jun 16 – Dance Academy Performs at Royal Bay Recital (evening (Gr. 8 Dance not included) Thur, Jun 16 – Grade 8 Leaving at Olympic View Fri, Jun 17 – 2016-17 School Bus Registration/fees – DEADLINE Tues Jun 21 – Year-End Recognition Assembly 1:45-3:10pm (Gym)

Tues, Jun 28 – Last day of regular classes and afternoon BBQ Wed, Jun 29 – Report card pick up between 9:00 -10:30am.  Once students pick up reports, they are welcome to leave.  If you cannot arrange for rides, report cards can be picked up from the office during the following week.  Wed, Jun 29 – School will be closed at noon for a staff function.

 
 

Ice Cream Sales will return tomorrow. $2 each in portable 3 at noon

Grade 7’s bring your AVID applications as soon as possible. Friday is the deadline and no late applications will be accepted.

Whistler/Vancouver tour choir – there is a rehearsal in the music room at lunch time today

More Heritage Fair Results – Congratulations to Declan Wells and Trevor Millie who have won Heritage Fair Awards. Well done!

If you put in a blue form to help out as a Jazz festival volunteer, please meet Ms G at lunch today in her office. That’s jazz festival volunteers meet in Ms G’s office at 12:25 today.

Jazz band students please remember to take your instruments and music home today.

 
 
 
 
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