April 8, 2018

Running Club Cancelled Today (April 13th)

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Reminder: Early dismissal on Thursday, April 19th at 1:25pm for Student Learning Conferences. See more details on the school web site.

 

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KEEPING DROP OFF AND PICK UP SAFE

student-drop-off-area-sign-k-2459Cambridge Elementary would like to remind all parents that drop off and pick up times are very busy if you choose to drive your child to the front doors of the school. It is much less stressful if you drop off your child 10 or 15 minutes before the 8:30am bell as the traffic is very light and there are school staff on supervision. At the end of the day, there is supervision by school staff from 2:25 – 2:40pm and waiting five or ten minutes to pick up your child will allow you a much quicker transit through the school parking lot.

It is not permitted to leave vehicles unattended in the YELLOW zones in front of the school. If you must leave your vehicle, please ensure that happens in a GREEN ZONE. Parking in the STAFF PARKING LOT is not permitted.

Just a reminder that everyone needs to do their part and if you absolutely need to park and leave your vehicle unattended, please do so OFF Cambridge parking mapScreen Shot 2017-09-24 at 5.43.42 PMSCHOOL GROUNDS according to the following map and use the cross walk to accompany your child to the main school building. Visitor parking is extremely limited on Cambridge grounds and the staff parking lot & the handicapped parking areas are only for authorized use. Finally, please be considerate of our neighbours and do not park illegally at the Nature’s Walk townhouse complex across the street from Cambridge on 150th (or any other complex). It has been reported to our office staff that some parents park on the street in the middle of the road way (dangerous as it’s a narrow road), and sometimes they park in a visitor’s spot which is equally inappropriate since they are not visitors. Thank you for your cooperation.

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RUNNING CLUB – WEEK 1

Last week, our school Running Club began with great fanfare and then the rain took over. The week ended with a high level of participation as the sun peaked out just in time for the weekend. Our students are a hearty bunch and will run through just about any weather, but occasionally Running Club will be cancelled due to “unsportsmanlike conditions” (ex. freezing rain, snow or monsoon like conditions). When this does happen, a message will be sent out through social media (Twitter, Facebook, CambridgeLearns.com, and on our school web site) by 2pm. Thank you in advance to all of the staff & parents/guardians who volunteer their time to support the Running Club.

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DIGITAL RESOURCES TO ACCESS AT HOME

The Surrey School District has a number of excellent digital resources that are available to families to support learning at home. Below you can find a variety of prompts that will help support meaningful conversations with your child about their learning and two links to various resources available to all Surrey School District students.
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Tonight is the last night to order Booster Juice for Monday April 16 Hot lunch.

If you can volunteer please email cambridge.pac6115@gmail.com

This Thursday April 12 at 6:30 is our PAC meeting. Please join us in the library!

Our Spring Flower fundraiser is underway!

Please support the Playground Addition. You can send in the paper form with cash or cheque or order online at cambridgeelementary.growingsmilesfundraising.com and pay by credit or etransfer.

Orders are being accepted until Thursday April 26.

Thank you

Jaime, Allyson, Taryn and Miriam 

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CALENDAR – IMPORTANT DATES FOR 2017/18 (PDF)
APRIL
12-PAC mtg @ 6:30pm in library
19-Early-Dismissal at 1:25 p.m.
April 21-May 1 – Grade 5-7 Hip Hop Program
MAY
3-PAC Spring Fling dance
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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