What’s Happening at SQE week of Mar 9th to 13th     

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Spirit Day – Wear Polka dots

Monday is Polka dots Day.  Wear any polka dots you have.

Lockdown Drill

There will be a lockdown drill on Monday at 2:50 pm.

Multicultural Days

Thank you to all parents/guardians, staff and students for making the celebration of diversity at our school such a success.

A Book for Every Child

March’s Book for Every Child program is for the students of Ms Pender and Mme. Farstad. The students will get their books on Monday.

Reading Link Challenge

Congratulations to the NBA Elephants team with students from Mme. Garlock and Mme. Paquette’s classes!  They took first place in the SQE Reading Link Challenge and will be competing against other teams in the District on March 11th at 6:30pm at the Eagle Eye Theatre.  Good luck!

Used Book Sale

Don’t forget, there is a used book sale next week.  All books will be no more than $2.

Gr. 5/6 Business Day

Business Day is next Thursday March 12th from 1-3 pm in the gym. Bring some money to support our grade 5 and 6 young entrepreneurs. You can expect to see, jewelry, healthy treats, slime, origami, scrunchies, games, face paint and much more. All proceeds will go to the end of year Evans Lake camping trip.

Hunter Place Connector Trail

The District of Squamish has finished work on the Hunter Place Connector Trail which forms a crucial link between Pemberton Avenue and Hunter Place. This trail is also part of the L’Ecole Squamish Elementary Active and Safe Routes to School project and helps make it easier to travel safely on foot or by bike.

Kindergarteners at the Back

The Kindergarten students will be allowed to play in the back of the school after Spring Break.

Forest

Students are reminded that they can be in the forest only with adult supervision.  They are not allowed to be in the forest at recess or lunch.

Do Not Block Doorway

A reminder to students that the front doors should not be blocked.  Please do not stand by the doors or the steps in the morning, recess or lunch.

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Sun, Mar 8th

  • Spring forward 1h
  • International Women’s Day

Mon, Mar 9th

  • Spirit Day – Polka dot day
  • Lock down drill – 2:50 pm
  • Used Book Sale starts

Tues, Mar 10th

  • BOKS – am
  • PAC meeting – 6 pm

Wed, Mar 11th

  • Reading Link Challenge – at HSSS Eagle Eye Theatre at 6:30 pm

Thurs, Mar 12th

  • BOKS – am
  • Business Day – pm
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters – 2 pm
  • Drumming group – 2:30 pm

Fri, Mar 13th

  • Last day before Spring Break

Enjoy the weekend!

Ji Ai Cho

Principal

What’s Happening at SQE week of Mar 2nd to 6th    

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Popcorn Day and Spirit Wear/School Colours Day

Monday is Popcorn Day.  Only a loonie for a bag.  Also, wear your spirit wear/school colours (blue/white).

Multicultural Days

We are planning for our annual Multicultural days on Th and Fri coming up.  Over the next few weeks, the students will be learning about all the different cultures represented at our school.  We would like to highlight the talent at our school by having cultural performances on the 5th and cultural activities and sharing cultural finger foods on the afternoon of the 6th.  If you are able to perform, run an activity station or contribute food, please fill in the attached form and return to the office ASAP.  Everyone is invited to wear cultural regalia on Fri.

A Book for Every Child

February’s Book for Every Child program was for the students of Mr. Parker and Mme. Garlock.

Reusable Shopping Bag Donation Drive

Starting now Ms. Pender’s grade 1/2 class is collecting your old, unused and forgotten reusable shopping bags. Look through your homes, ask parents and guardians! Please bring any and all donations to the office, Mr. Blumel or Ms. Pender ASAP. Thank you.

Three on Three Basketball

Yesterday, we had an away game against GHE afterschool. We will end the season with a jamboree with all school at DRMS on Tus, Mar 3rd. Please not that this date has been changed. Thank you to Mr. Parker, Mr. Dion and Mr. Blumel for coaching.  Practices are on Mon and Wed at lunch.

Presenting “Grease”

Howe Sound Secondary School is excited to present “Grease”! The shows are March 4-7th at the Eagle Eye Theatre. Show times are 7pm and there is a matinee on Saturday March 7th at 2pm. Tickets are only $10 for students and $15 for adults. They can purchased at Squamish Academy of Music or at the school office at Howe Sound Secondary. You don’t want to miss this show! It features: a live band, a stellar cast, awesome sets, lots of dancing and of course the fun drama of the pink ladies and T-Birds!

 Library News

There will be a USED BOOK SALE outside the front office and in the Library at before school and at lunch hour the entire week before spring break (March 9th-14th).  Books will be 50 cents to 2 dollars.

Overdue Library book notices will be going home with students next week.  Please look under beds, in closets, and among your come book collection for SQE Library books.  If a Library book is lost or damaged please consider making a donation to the library to help replace it. Thank you for your help!

Parents that have an intermediate student participating in the Reading Link Challenge competition this year, it has been scheduled for March 5th at 11am in the gym.  The winning team will compete in the district competition the evening of March 11th.

Winners of the Book Review Challenge!

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Photos from the Mardi Gras themed Book tasting for the French Immersion class this week!

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Please follow the SQE Library on Instagram sqe_library or Twitter @SQE_library to see photos and keep up with all the events in the Library.

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Announcers: Gavin and Kevin

Office Monitors: David

Mon, Mar 2nd

  • Popcorn Day
  • Spiritwear Day/School Colours Day (blue/white)
  • 3 on 3 Basketball – lunch

Tues, Mar 3rd

  • BOKS – am
  • Earthquake drill – 11:45 am
  • Basketball jamboree – at DRMS afterschool

Wed, Mar 4th

Thurs, Mar 5th

  • BOKS – am
  • Class photos
  • Coding Club – lunch – Mr. Dion’s room
  • Multicultural Day performance – 1 pm in gym
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters – 2 pm
  • Drumming group – 2:30 pm

Fri, Mar 6th

  • Multicultural Day activities – 1 -3 in gym

Sun, Mar 8th

  • Spring forward 1h

Enjoy the weekend!

Ji Ai Cho

Principal

Main Phone Line Down – Feb. 27, 2020

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Our main Telus phone line is down and we are currently working on having it fixed, however, it may take anywhere from a couple days to a couple weeks.  Please e-mail us for attendance and anything else you may need at sqe@sd48.bc.ca or lplathan@sd48.bc.ca.

Friday Feb. 28th – Phones are fixed! 🙂

What’s Happening at SQE week of Feb 24th to 28th    

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ProD day on Monday

The school is closed on Monday for students due to it being Professional Development Day for staff.

Multicultural Days

We are planning for our annual Multicultural days on Mar 5th and 6th at the school.  Over the next few weeks, the students will be learning about all the different cultures represented at our school.  We would like to highlight the talent at our school by having cultural performances on the 5th and cultural activities and sharing cultural finger foods on the afternoon of the 6th.  If you are able to perform, run an activity station or contribute food, please let the teacher or the office know.

Report Cards

The report cards will be distributed on Fri, Feb 28th.  The classes in the CSL pilot will have the Point of Progress going home by the end of April.

Pink Shirt Day on Thursday

Wear Pink on Thurs.  Stand up against bullying and focus on kindness.  There will be an assembly on Thurs morning.

Reusable Shopping Bag Donation Drive

Starting now Ms. Pender’s grade 1/2 class is collecting your old, unused and forgotten reusable shopping bags. Look through your homes, ask parents and guardians! Please bring any and all donations to the office, Mr. Blumel or Ms. Pender ASAP. Thank you.

Three on Three Basketball

On Th, 20th, we had a home game against BRE afterschool. The next game is at GHE on Feb 27th We will end the season with a jamboree with all school at DRMS on Mar 4th.  Thank you to Mr. Parker, Mr. Dion and Mr. Blumel for coaching.  Practices are on Mon and Wed at lunch.

Carnaval Week

Thank you to staff for making this a memorable annual event.

Library News

During the month of February, the Library is collecting used children’s books to sell in a used book sale!  If you have any children’s books you are ready to part with the Library would be happy to accept your donations.

The Library Book Review Challenge continues!  We have over a hundred entries so far! Complete a Book Review sheet from the Library for every book you read and submit it back to the Library to be entered. Tell us what you think of each book and give it a rating out of 5 stars! Each completed Book Review is an entry into a book draw. All of the entries are being displayed in and around the Library so take a look if you’re searching for a good book!  The Challenge ends February 28th.

Please follow the SQE Library on Instagram sqe_library or Twitter @SQE_library to see photos and keep up with all the events in the Library.

Festival du Livre

Festival du Livre was a huge success!  Thank you to Ms Antonios.

Parents that have an intermediate student participating in the Reading Link Challenge competition this year, it has been scheduled for March 5th at 11am in the gym.  The winning team will compete in the district competition the evening of March 11th.

Library Days and Hours

The Library is open daily 8:30-8:50 – Parents welcome!

School wide book exchange is from 9-9:20 daily with a Library pass

The Library is open to students at lunch hour with a Library pass

Come enjoy a good book!

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Announcers: Alexis and Maple

Office Monitors: Marcus and Mahtab

 

Mon, Feb 24th

  • Pro D day

Tues, Feb 25th

  • BOKS – am
  • Fire drill – 11:45 am

Wed, Feb 26th

  • 3 on 3 Basketball – lunch

Thurs, Feb 27th

  • BOKS – am
  • Pink Shirt Day assembly – 11 am
  • Coding Club – lunch – Mr. Dion’s room
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters – 2 pm
  • Drumming group – 2:30 pm
  • 3 on 3 basketball game at GHE – afterschool

Fri, Feb 28th

  • Report cards going home
  • Clan meeting – 11:20 am

Enjoy the weekend!

 

Ji Ai Cho

Principal

What’s Happening at SQE week of Feb 17th to 21st   

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Family Day Holiday

The school is closed on Monday due to it being the Family Day Holiday.

Three on Three Basketball

On Th, 20th, there is a home game against BRE afterschool. We will end the season with a jamboree with all school.  Thank you to Mr. Parker, Mr. Dion and Mr. Blumel for coaching.  Practices are on Mon and Wed at lunch.

Carnaval Week

Carnaval is here at SQE on Feb 18th to 21st.  There will be mask-making, bingo, masquerade ball, dancing , course au Fou, crepe making and of course the Bon Homme.  Thank you to staff for making this a memorable annual event.

Library News

During the month of February, the Library is collecting used children’s books to sell in a used book sale!  If you have any children’s books you are ready to part with the Library would be happy to accept your donations.

Festival du Livre!

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Festival du Livre is coming toSQE from February 19th-21st!  This scholastic book sale is primarily French books and a great opportunity for our French Immersion parents to stock up for their home libraries. The sale will be open from 8:30-8:55am and 3:00-3:30pm daily.  Check out a sneak peak of available books in the front foyer. Parents who are able to volunteer to sell books during the Festival du Livre please email Ms. Antonios at rantonios@sd48.bc.ca with a time you are available!

Parents that have an intermediate student participating in the Reading Link Challenge competition this year, it has been scheduled for March 5th at 11am in the gym.  The winning team will compete in the district competition the evening of March 11th.

New Library Shelves!

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A huge thank you to the amazing SQE PAC for funding a new bank of Library shelves.  Our staff and students love them!

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The amazing SQE Library helpers donating books to Brennan Park Rec Centre.

The Library Book Review Challenge continues!  We have over a hundred entries so far! Complete a Book Review sheet from the Library for every book you read and submit it back to the Library to be entered. Tell us what you think of each book and give it a rating out of 5 stars! Each completed Book Review is an entry into a book draw. All of the entries are being displayed in and around the Library so take a look if you’re searching for a good book!  The Challenge ends February 28th.

Please follow the SQE Library on Instagram sqe_library or Twitter @SQE_library to see photos and keep up with all the events in the Library.

Library Days and Hours

The Library is open daily 8:30-8:50 – Parents welcome!

School wide book exchange is from 9-9:20 daily with a Library pass

The Library is open to students at lunch hour with a Library pass

Come enjoy a good book!

PAC Corner

Do you have ideas about how to improve traffic around our school? We need parents to come forward for a Traffic Task Force. Once we have a group of parents on board, a meeting to start brainstorming improvements will be set. Please email Colleen cobcranston@hotmail.com

The library is collecting your gently used books. Drop off at front entrance or stop by the library and check out the new furniture while you are there!

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Announcers:  Matthea & Azzy

Office Monitors: Kevin & Gavin

Mon, Feb 17th

  • Family Day holiday

Tues, Feb 18th

  • BOKS – am
  • Carnaval week starts
  • Mask making

Wed, Feb 19th

  • 3 on 3 Basketball – lunch
  • Masquerade ball

Thurs, Feb 20th

  • BOKS – am
  • Dances
  • Coding Club – lunch – Mr. Dion’s room
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters – 2 pm
  • Drumming group – 2:30 pm
  • 3 on 3 basketball game at home against BRE- afterschool

Fri, Feb 21st

  • Course au Fou

Mon, Feb 24th

  • Pro D day – school closed for students

Enjoy the long weekend!

Ji Ai Cho

Principal