What’s Happening at SQE week of Oct 15th to 19th

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Caring, Kind, Friendly and Safe…

School Learning Plan presentation
We are hosting the school board staff and the Trustees on Wed morning. We are in the process of scheduling classes for demonstrating learning during the walkabout and the presentations in relation to our school goals. Thank you to all staff and students for engaging in this event. As well, there is a lunch for the staff thanks to the district.

During lunch, the following staff will be recognized for their service.
Andrew Georgy-Embree 5 years
Ji Ai Cho 10 years
Laura Plathan 10 years
Micheline Gregoire 10 years
Sarah Hain 10 years
Jennifer Rolufs 5 years

Oct Assembly – Respect
Today’s assembly was on Respect. Students read, role-played and made a video about respectful behavior. Thank you to Mme Lapp, Mme Garlock and the Leadership students.

Author visit – Penny Draper
We were fortunate to host Penny Draper this afternoon for some intermediate classes. She is an author of historical fiction based on Canadian events. Red River Raging and Disaster Strikes! are among her novels. Thank you to Ms McClelland for arranging this event.

Cross Country Team
The practices are on M, W, F for Gr. 3 to 6 students. We had our first meet on Thurs. Thank you to Mr. Parker and Mr. Georgy-Embree.
Next Meets: Thursday, October 18th at Squamish Elementary and L’Ecole Les Aiglons
Thursday, October 25th at Garibaldi Highlands 3:30 – 4:30

Mini Cross Country Team
Mini x-country team is for children in grades K to 2. We practice Tuesdays at lunch rain or shine, Our school x-country meet for K-2 will be October 30th at 3:30pm. Thank you to Julie Miller, Laura Noaro and Colleen Cranston.

Dance, Dance, Dance

Do you like dancing? Open to Gr. 2 to 6 boys and girls. We are going to dance on Thurs at lunch in the gym. Thank you to Onyx, Mme Farstad and Mme Gregoire.

Art Club
Come out and create art with Mme Lazar on Wed at lunch.

Aikido
Here is a chance to try out Aikido, a Japanese martial art. Get the permission form in and come on Wed, Oct 17 at 7:50 am.

Glee Club
Do you like to sing? Are you in Gr. 3 to 6? Then the Glee Club is starting up on Oct 26th. You will be meeting Fri at lunch in the music room. Consent forms will be going home soon.

School Community Book Exchange

Read a book, Take book, Leave a book. If you see one that interests you, take it home. If you have books at home you are no longer reading, donate them to our School Community Book Exchange by the couches. Thank you to Eric Barry for the beautiful book case.

Earthquake Drill
BC is located in a seismically active area where a few thousand earthquakes occur each year. Although only a small number of these earthquakes are large enough to cause damage, the threat of major earthquake is real. The Earthquake drill is on Monday. The teachers will go over the “Drop, Cover, Hold On, Evacuate” drill for Monday morning.

For more info, please refer to: https://www.shakeoutbc.ca/downloads/ShakeOut_BC_BasicSchoolsEarthquakeDrill_2012.pdf

We Scare Hunger
There will be a food drive starting Oct 22nd for the Squamish Food Bank. Please bring non-perishable food. We will be collecting until the end of the month.

Twitter
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Announcers: Brenna Sherk, Annika Weiland
Office Monitors: Hannah Askew, Claudia Drake

Mon, Oct 15th
 Earthquake drill – 10:25 am

Tues, Oct 16th

 BOKS am
 Mini Cross Country at lunch

Wed, Oct 17th
 Aikido – 7:50 am
 School Learning Plan presentation – am in the library
 Staff luncheon and recognition – library
 Cross Country at lunch
 Art Club – lunch

Thurs, Oct 18th
 BOKS – am
 Dance Club – lunch
 Cross country meet at Brennan Park – 3:30

Fri, Oct 19th
 ProD day – school closed

Enjoy the weekend!
Ji Ai Cho
Principal

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