October 15, 2017

Province Wide Professional Day on Friday, October 20th. All public schools are closed.

A CREATIVE & INNOVATIVE CARDBOARD CHALLENGE

IMG_20171013_124500On Friday, October 13th, Cambridge Elementary hosted its 4th annual Cardboard Challenge which was inspired by Caine, a young boy from East Los Angeles who captured the world’s attention by building a complete arcade using imagination and cardboard. This year, the creativity was mind blowing and students had loads of fun interacting with many of the projects during the afternoon gallery walk. Thank you to all of the parents/guardians who gathered cardboard, brainstormed creative projects and in some cases, helped build elaborate innovations with their children.

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WALK/ROLL TO SCHOOL WEEK

Screen Shot 2017-10-15 at 7.38.06 PMWalk/Roll to School Week (October 16-20, 2017) is a City of Surrey initiative and many elementary schools across the district are to participating. All Cambridge Elementary students are encouraged to dress for the weather and walk, cycle, and scooter to school 508906645with friends & families all week. Each classroom will keep a tally and each day we will share our results.

leave-the-car-behindWalking and cycling to school builds regular physical activity into the daily routine, boy wearing helmet riding skate scooterhelps to decrease traffic congestion around Cambridge Elementary, increases concentration and learning outcomes at school, builds community and provides a strong foundation for lifelong walking, cycling and transit transportation lifestyles. (City of Surrey)

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PAC NEWS & HALLOWEEN DANCE

Entertainment book totals will be posted this week. All prizes should be delivered this week as well. If you haven’t returned your book, please do so as soon as possible. 

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The Annual Creatures of Cambridge Dance will take place on Thursday, October 19th from 6pm-8pm. This event is for all families of Cambridge. Parents, grandparents, downloadsiblings all are welcome to come and dress up and have a great time with all their friends. Admission is free, but we do ask that you bring a donation for the food bank. There will be a photobooth, concession, and DJ! Costumes are encouraged!

Jaime, Allyson, Taryn and Miriam

October PAC calendar:

  • Monday October 23rd – Hot Dog lunch (Please order by Friday October 20th)
  • Thursday October 26th – PAC meeting 6:30pm (Learning Lab/Music room)

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK 

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CALENDAR – IMPORTANT DATES FOR 2017/18 (PDF)
OCTOBER
19-PAC Halloween Dance (6-8pm)
20-Non-Instructional Day – Classes not in session for students
NOVEMBER
3-Ministry Designated Curriculum Day – Classes not in session for students
7-Early-Dismissal at 1:25 p.m.
9-Remembrance Day Assembly – 9:00 a.m.
10-Non-Instructional Day – Classes not in session for students
13-Remembrance Day – Classes not in session
DECEMBER
19&20-Winter Concerts
22-Last day of school before Winter Break
25 to January 5-Winter Break
JANUARY
8-First day of school in 2017
26-Challenge Day #2
FEBRUARY
12-Family Day – Classes not in session
16-Non-Instructional Day – Classes not in session for students
MARCH
19-29-Spring Break
30-Good Friday – Schools Closed
APRIL
2-Easter Monday – School Closed
3-School Re-Opens, Running Club & Track Begins
19-Early-Dismissal at 1:25 p.m.
MAY
4-Non-Instructional Day – Classes not in session for students
18-Challenge Day #3
21-Victoria Day – Classes not in session
28-Non-Instructional Day – Classes not in session for students
JUNE
5-Parent Appreciation Tea
15-Sports Day
22-Grade7 Farewell Assembly – 9:00 a.m.
27-Year End Assembly
28-Last day of school, Early dismissal @ 1:25 p.m.
29-Administration Day – Classes not in session for students

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