June 3, 2018

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PARENT APPRECIATION TEA – JUNE 5TH

Parent Tea

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TRACK & FIELD DISTRICT MEET – JUNE 6TH

Monday and Tuesday are the last two days of practice before the District Track & Field Meet on Wednesday, June 6th.  If your child has been participating in Track and Field, he/she should already know whether or not they will be going to the June 6th meet. If you have any questions or a need for further clarification, please email Ms. Steeves directly at steeves_t@surreyschools.ca

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ABORIGINAL CULTURAL APPRECIATION PROGRAM SUMMARY

On Friday, Cambridge Elementary concluded two weeks of Aboriginal speakers/presenters sharing their culture and experiences with students. Our closing ceremonies included a song titled, “Show Us the Way” by grade 6 students from division 4 and an interactive dance performance by Shyama Priya, who shared her Cree heritage with our students. A special thank you to Ms. Burwash and Ms. Wiebe for putting together a slideshow of highlights from the two weeks.

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 BIKE, WALK, WHEEL TO SCHOOL WEEK SUMMARY

bike-riding-free-clipart-1Bike, Walk or Wheel to School Week at Cambridge was a fun, week-long celebration for students of all ages and abilities to use an “active form of transportation” when travel

ling to and from school. The weather was great and WE HAD STUDENTS MAKE OVER 1500 TRIPS TO SCHOOL “UNDER THEIR OWN POWER“.

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HUB Cycling, a charitable non-profit organization established in 1998 to improve cycling conditions in Metro Vancouver, has a great resource site on Raising Your Bike IQ. It is worth checking out!

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SPORTS DAY – JUNE 15TH

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Our theme this year is Cambridge All Stars! Every student will be assigned to a colour team: Red, Blue, Green or White. Your child’s classroom teacher will advise you what team your child is assigned to. Students should dress in as much of their house colours as possible, and should dress appropriately for the weather and activities. We will be outside ALL day.

Students Need:

  • To wear running shoes!
  • Have a hat and sunscreen on
  • Have a water bottle labelled with their name

If it is raining on June 15th, the rain out day will be on Monday, June 18th. Please check Cambridge website at http://www.cambridgelearns.com for the most up to date information.


Sports Day Schedule

8:30– Students to class for attendance and nametags (kindergarten to Grade 7)

8:50– Classes called to gym for team spirit building headed by Ms.Ineson & Ms. Sharda

9:15-Students will then be led out to their starting stations, by their teacher. This year the students will rotate as a class from station to station.

9:30-12:00– Students in K-3 will rotate through the stations on the far (West) side of the field. Feel free to follow your child through the station rotations. Please, do not take your child anywhere without informing the supervising teacher. Thank you. Students in Grades 4-7 will rotate through their activities on the grass & gravel fields, the sport courts and the gym.

10:30-10:45– All students will break at the same time at the station they are presently competing at. (Freezies will be given to the students at this time)

12:00-12:55– Lunch- Students will eat in their classrooms. You are welcome to pick your child up from their classroom and have a picnic on the school grounds, please check in with their teacher. (Please make sure all garbage is cleaned up)

12:55-Students return to class for afternoon attendance

1:00-Classes proceed to the grass field for afternoon activities. Students will sit in their House Teams.

1:00- Preschool Race and Grade Group Races, Tug Of War, Grounds Clean up

2:00-Students return to their class for clean up

2:25 – Dismissal from classroom

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2018/19 BELL SCHEDULE & CALENDAR

Cambridge Elementary has made a minor change to the 2018/19 bell schedule (Bell Schedule 2018_19) as required by the school district to reflect the number of days of instruction. We have also created our calendar of important events for 2018/19 (Dates to Remember 2018_19) below. Both documents can also be found on our school web site as a PDF.

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Our AGM was held on Thursday May 31. Thank you to all the parents who attended. The PAC Executive was nominated and voted on and all four of the existing Executive team will be back again next year but some of us in different positions.

Allyson will be President, Taryn will be Vice President, Jaime will be Treasurer and Miriam as Secretary. This coming year we are so excited to have the addition of two commitees! The Communication Commitee chaired by Jen R and the Safety Commitee chaired by Andrew. If you are interested to join either Commitee please send us an email cambridge.pac6115@gmail.com

A huge focus for the 2018-2019 School Year will be getting the playground addition paid for and built! Our goal is to be able to break ground Spring/Summer 2019. More info to come once the design is approved by the School District. 

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Bake Sale is this Tuesday June 5 8:30-12. Please donate baked goods (no nuts) or come and help with selling. Items can be brought to the Primary open area before or after the morning drop off bell. Please email if you can help sell anytime between 8:30-12 Cambridge.pac6115@gmail.com

Friday June 15 is Sports Day and Pizza Hut is the Hot Lunch vendor. Order pizza for your child and anyone one else interested attending Sports Day as a spectator. Orders are by this Friday June 8 on www.cambridgepac.hotlunches.net

Thank you!

Jaime, Allyson, Taryn and Miriam 

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CALENDAR – IMPORTANT DATES FOR 2017/18 (PDF)

JUNE
5-Parent Appreciation Tea
6-District Track Meet
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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