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What’s Happening at SQE week of Nov 4th to 8th

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

Welcome back Ms Lapointe and thank you to Ms Crighton

Welcome back to Ms Lapointe from her medical leave on Monday.  Thank you to Ms Crighton for doing a wonderful job with the class!

Garbage Reduction Week

Congratulations to Mr. Georgy-Embree’s class for winning the garbage challenge.  Their total amount of garbage over week was an impressive 256g!

School Spirit Wear

School Spirit Wear is on sale. Please go to: www.squamish.hotlunches.net and simply use your current hot lunch account.  Select “Managing Orders” tab and scroll to bottom of page to find the Spirit Wear Tab and input your order there.  If you don’t have a hot lunch account, simply register using the school code SHL.  ORDERS ARE DUE NOVEMBER 8th FOR A MID DECEMBER DELIVERY.  There are hooded sweatshirts, sweatpants, zip hooded sweatshirts, and T-shirts for sale.

Popcorn Day and Spirit Wear/School Colours Day

Monday is popcorn day.  Only $1 a bag.  You can also wear school spirit wear or blue and white.

Intermediate Cross Country Team

The team did very well at this week’s meet in Pemberton. The last Cross Country meet is on Nov 7th.  We will be hosting other schools.  Thank you to Mr. Parker for coaching.

Remembrance Day assembly

We will be participating in the Remembrance Day assembly on Fri, Nov 8th at 11 am. Families are welcome to attend. Monday is the Remembrance Day and the school will be closed on the holiday.

Poppies

Poppies will be distributed to students next week. Please support the veterans and their families with your donations.  Donations can be brought to the classroom teachers.

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Announcers:   Reese & Faith

Office Monitors: Layla & Savreet

Playground Buddies for Kindergarten Students: Jack, Aiden, Bhavnoor, Ruby, Natalie, Hudson, Bailey

Sunday, Nov 3rd

  • Daylight Savings Time Ends – fall back 1h at 2 am

Mon, Nov 4th

  • Popcorn Day
  • Spirit Wear/School Colours Day (wear blue and white)
  • Games Club – lunch in Mr. Hackett’s room

Tues, Nov 5th

  • BOKS am
  • Intermediate Cross Country at lunch

Wed, Nov 6th

  • Intermediate Cross Country at lunch

Thurs, Nov 7th

  • BOKS – am
  • Cross Country meet at SQE – 3:30 pm

Fri, Nov 8th

  • Remembrance Day assembly – 11 am
  • Art Club – lunch

Mon, Nov 11th

  • Remembrance Day

Enjoy the weekend!

Ji Ai Cho

Principal

What’s Happening at SQE week of Oct 28th to Nov 1st

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Dear Parents/Guardians,

Diwali Celebrations

Diwali is a festival of lights.  To celebrate, we will have henna (thank you to Ms Parm and parents) and a samosa sale ($2 each) at lunch on Monday.

We Scare Hunger

Did you know that 795 million people in the world do not have enough food to lead a healthy lifestyle? For the next 2 weeks, the leadership students at Squamish Elementary are collecting non-perishable food items for our community. As a school, if we collect over 600 non-perishable food items we will cover Mrs. Cho in silly string! Squamish Elementary, please help us We Scare Hunger! Bring your nonperishable food items to school until Oct 31st. Please place them on the table in the lobby!

Halloween Parade

There will be a Halloween Parade for all primary students on Thurs at 9:15 am

Can-ival

The Leadership students will be running games on Thurs afternoon in the gym. You can play one game per can donation so bring as many cans as possible!

Nov 1st District Implementation Day

Fri, Nov 1st is the District Implementation Day.  The staff of ESQE will be learning more about Indigenous Education.  The school will be closed for students.

School Spirit Wear

School Spirit Wear is on sale. Please go to: www.squamish.hotlunches.net and simply use your current hot lunch account.  Select “Managing Orders” tab and scroll to bottom of page to find the Spirit Wear Tab and input your order there.  If you don’t have a hot lunch account, simply register using the school code SHL.  ORDERS ARE DUE NOVEMBER 8th FOR A MID DECEMBER DELIVERY.  There are hooded sweatshirts, sweatpants, zip hooded sweatshirts, and T-shirts for sale.

Intermediate Cross Country Team

The practices are on T, W, and Th at lunch for Gr. 3 to 6 students.  Thank you to Mr. Parker coaching.  The next meet is in Mt Currie/Pemberton on Wed, Oct 30th.

Primary Cross Country Team

The Primary Cross Country Meet was a great success!  Thank you to Ms Cranston-Horsley, Ms Noaro and Ms Dirks for coaching.

Student Vote

Thank you to the Leadership students, Mme Garlock and Mme Paquette, the students were able to learn about the federal parties and participate in a Student Vote.   The students of ESQE voted most for the Green Party.

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Announcers:   Lauren and Madeline

Office Monitors: Maple and Natalie

Playground Buddies for Kindergarten Students: Zach, Natalie, Hudson, Amelia, Eilidh, Kayden Danielle

Mon, Oct 28th

  • We Scare Hunger continues
  • Diwali celebrations – henna, samosa sale at lunch
  • Games Club – lunch in Mr. Hackett’s room

Tues, Oct 29th

  • BOKS am
  • Intermediate Cross Country at lunch

Wed, Oct 30th

  • Intermediate Cross Country at lunch
  • Cross Country meet in Pemberton

Thurs, Oct 31st

  • BOKS – am
  • Halloween parade for Primary students – am
  • Can-ival – pm – one can per game
  • Last day for We Scare Hunger donations

Fri, Nov 1st    

  • District Implementation Day – school is closed for students

Enjoy the weekend!

Ji Ai Cho

Principal

What’s Happening at SQE week of Oct 21st to Oct 25th  

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

Early Dismissal and Parent Teacher Interviews/Student-led Conference

On Oct 23 and 24, the students will be dismissed at 2 pm each day to accommodate Parent Teacher Interviews/Student-led Conference.  Please book your appointments online:

http://sqe.schoolappointments.com

You can also call the office if you are not able to use the online system.

We Scare Hunger

Did you know that 795 million people in the world do not have enough food to lead a healthy lifestyle? For the next 2 weeks, the leadership students at Squamish Elementary are collecting non-perishable food items for our community. As a school, if we collect over 600 non-perishable food items we will cover Mrs. Cho in silly string! Squamish Elementary, please help us We Scare Hunger! Bring your nonperishable food items to school until November 1st. Please place them on the table in the lobby!

Garbage Reduction Week

October 21 to 25 is Garbage Reduction Week.  The Earth Kids are planning a Garbage Reduction Week Challenge to challenge us to make as little waste as possible.  They will be making a daily morning announcement with tips to help us reduce the amount of garbage we make. As well, each class is weighing the garbage produced at the end of the day and recording.  The winning class will be announced at the end of the day Thursday.  On Tuesday, October 29th, the class who produced the least amount of garbage will celebrate with a pizza party.  Thanks for supporting Garbage Reduction Week!

A Book for Every Child

A Book for Every Child program is on again this year. The two classes picked for the month of Oct are Ms Flamank’s and Mme Petre’s classes.  In every month, we will pick two classes for gifting each child with a book of their choice for home reading.

White Hatter Presentation

We are hosting the White Hatter Internet Safety and Digital Citizenship presentation on Monday for our intermediate students.  For more info, go to

https://www.thewhitehatter.ca/

 School Improvement Plan Presentation

On Wed afternoon, we are hosting district staff and trustees with the School Improvement Plan Presentation.  Thank you to the parents Ms. Chalmers & Ms Kaiser, Mme Garlock’s & Mme Lazar’s classes, the drumming group & Ms Jaime & Ms Lydia, student reps Danielle Francis and Lucia Barden for their leadership.

School Spirit Wear

School Spirit Wear is on sale. Please go to: www.squamish.hotlunches.net and simply use your current hot lunch account.  Select “Managing Orders” tab and scroll to bottom of page to find the Spirit Wear Tab and input your order there.  If you don’t have a hot lunch account, simply register using the school code SHL.  ORDERS ARE DUE NOVEMBER 8th FOR A MID DECEMBER DELIVERY.  There are hooded sweatshirts, sweatpants, zip hooded sweatshirts, and T-shirts for sale.

Gr. 6 Immunization Clinic

The Gr. 6 Immunization Clinic will take place on Th, Oct 24th.

Photo Retakes

The photo retakes will be on Th, Oct 24th.

ProD day on Friday

Friday is a Professional Development Day for staff. School is closed for students.

Cross Country Team

The practices are on T, W, and Th at lunch for Gr. 3 to 6 students.  Thank you to Mr. Parker coaching.  We had our meets at GHE & Whistler. The last meet is on October 23th in Pemberton (changed from the 24th)

Mini Cross Country Team

Cross Country team for grades Kindergarten to Gr. 2 will practice on Fridays. The race will be on Oct 22 at 3:30 pm.  Thank you to Ms Cranston-Horsley, Ms Noaro and Ms Dirks for coaching.

Author Kit Pearson

Thank you to Ms Antonios for arranging for author Kit Pearson to speaking to our Gr. 6 students.

Student Vote

Thank you to the Leadership students, Mme Garlock and Mme Paquette, the students were able to learn about the federal parties and participate in a Student Vote.

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Announcers:   Evie and Thea

Office Monitors: Alyssa & Rian

Playground Buddies for Kindergarten Students: Amelia, Layla, Saylor, Kayden, Bailey, Ruby and Eilidh

Mon, Oct 21st

  • We Scare Hunger campaign starts
  • Garbage Reduction Week starts
  • Games Club – lunch in Mr. Hackett’s room
  • White Hatter Internet Safety and Digital Citizenship presentation – 1 pm

Tues, Oct 22nd

  • BOKS am
  • Intermediate Cross Country at lunch

Wed, Oct 23rd

  • Intermediate Cross Country at lunch
  • School Employ Recognition Lunch
  • School Improvement Plan presentation – pm
  • Early dismissal – 2 pm
  • Parent teacher interview/Student-led conference

Thurs, Oct 24th

  • BOKS – am
  • Intermediate Cross Country at lunch
  • Early dismissal – 2 pm
  • Parent teacher interview/Student-led conference
  • Cross Country meet – in Pemberton

Fri, Oct 25th

  • ProD day

Enjoy the weekend!

Ji Ai Cho

Principal

What’s Happening at SQE week of Oct 14th to Oct 17th

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

Early Dismissal and Parent Teacher Interviews/Student-led Conference
On Oct 23 and 24, the students will be dismissed at 2 pm each day to accommodate Parent Teacher Interviews/Student-led Conference. Please book your appointments online:
http://sqe.schoolappointments.com

You can also call the office if you are not able to use the online system.

Cross Country Team
The practices are on T, W, and Th at lunch for Gr. 3 to 6 students. Thank you to Mr. Parker coaching. We had our first meet at GHE yesterday. These are the future meets. Thursday, October 17th in Whistler and Wednesday, October 23th in Pemberton (changed from the 24th)

Mini Cross Country Team
Cross Country team for grades Kindergarten to Gr. 2 will practice on Fridays. The race will be on Oct 22 at 3:30 pm. Thank you to Ms Cranston-Horsley, Ms Noaro and Ms Dirks for coaching.

Lockdown Drill
Tues, at 11:50, we are going to have a lockdown drill.

School-wide Write
The School-wide write is on all next week.

Hotlunch & Spirit Day
The hotlunch is on Fri next week. It’s also Crazy Hair Day.

Author Kit Pearson
Kit Pearson is speaking to the Gr. 6s next Fri.

Student Vote
Next week, we are holding a Student Vote for the federal election.

Thankgsgiving Monday
A reminder that Monday is a holiday.

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Announcers: Gavin and Kevin
Office Monitors: Kayden and Eilidh
Playground Buddies for Kindergarten Students: Lauren, Sage, Alix, Ailish, Gene, Maple Brielle and Juliet.

Mon, Oct 14th
 Thanksgiving Monday holiday

Tues, Oct 15th
 BOKS am
 School-wide write starts
 Lockdown drill – 11:50 am
 Intermediate Cross Country at lunch

Wed, Oct 16th
 Intermediate Cross Country at lunch

Thurs, Oct 17th
 BOKS – am
 Intermediate Cross Country at lunch
 Drumming group – 2:30 pm
 Cross Country meet – in Whistler

Fri, Oct 18th
 Crazy Hair Day
 Author – Kit Pearson
 Primary Cross Country at lunch
 Art Club at lunch
 Hot lunch
Enjoy the long weekend!
Ji Ai Cho

What’s Happening at SQE week of Oct 7th to Oct 11th  

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Dear Parents/Guardians,

Orange Shirt Day

Thank you to Mme Rolufs and the students for leading the Orange Shirt Day.  We learned a lot about the Residential Schools.

Cross Country Team

The practices are on T, W, and Th at lunch for Gr. 3 to 6 students.  Thank you to Mr. Parker.

Meets: Thursday, October 10th at Garibaldi Highlands Elementary School 3:30 – 4:30

Thursday, October 17th in Whistler

Wednesday, October 23th in Pemberton (changed from the 24th)

Mini Cross Country Team

Cross Country team for grades Kindergarten to Gr. 2 will practice on Fridays. The race will be on Oct 22 at 3:30 pm.  Thank you to Ms Cranston-Horsley, Ms Noaro and Ms Dirks for coaching.

Drug Education

Thank you to Constable Robinson and Nurse Alli Redding for talking to students and staff about poisonous drugs and paraphernalia.

FSA (Foundations Skills Assessment)

The FSAs will be written for the Gr. 4 students during Sept 30th to Nov 8th.

Games Club

Games Club will be running on Mondays starting Oct 7th at lunch.  Thank you to Mr. Hackett for sponsoring.

Art Club

Do you like making art?  Are you interested in learning? Then come to Mme Lazar’s class on Fri at lunch.  The Art Club is open for all grades.  Thank you to Mme Lazar and Mr. Blumel for sponsoring.

Popcorn Day

Just a friendly reminder our first popcorn day is this Monday !!! This year popcorn days will be scheduled for every first Monday of the month! Don’t forget your $1.

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Announcers:   Alexis and Maple

Office Monitors: Thea and Evie

Peer Leaders for Kindergarten Students: Jack, Natalie, Aiden, Hudson, Bhavnoor, Bailey, Ruby

Mon, Oct 7th

  • Games Club – lunch – Mr. Hackett’s room
  • Popcorn day

Tues, Oct 8th

  • BOKS am
  • Intermediate Cross Country at lunch

Wed, Oct 9th

  • Intermediate Cross Country at lunch

Thurs, Oct 10th

  • BOKS – am
  • Earthquake drill – 11:50 am
  • Intermediate Cross Country at lunch
  • Drumming group – 2:30 pm
  • Cross Country meet – GHE after school

Fri, Oct 11th

  • Primary Cross Country at lunch
  • Art Club at lunch

Mon, Oct 14th

  • Thanksgiving Monday

Enjoy the weekend!

Ji Ai Cho

Principal