November 25, 2018

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GRADE 6/7 RCMP GANG ENFORCEMENT UNIT PRESENTATION

This Thursday, the Surrey RCMP’s Gang Enforcement Team (SGET) will be visiting our grade 6/7 students to present, “Shattering the Image“. The program is, “tailor made for Surrey, providing localized information on gangs and drugs that is hitting home with students, parents, educators and newcomers” (RCMP News Release). Throughout the year, this presentation will be shared with every elementary school in the district.

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KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION – SEPTEMBER 2019

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Kindergarten Registration Information 2019 (PDF)

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MAKER SPACE – THANK YOU AND PLEASE KEEP DONATING

Cambridge Elementary continues to transform our Learning Lab into a MakerSpace. What is it you might be asking? It is a space for students to design, create, innovate, problem solve, hypothesize, and “Make” things that they are interested in exploring.

We want to thank parents who have donated some electronics that students are enjoying “dissecting” to see how they operate, Lego for our very popular Lego club, and different items for our Arts & Crafts station.

lego wallA LEGO WALL is a project we would like to include in our MakerSpace so that students of all ages can further unleash their creative building skills. We are looking for a donation of ONE sheet of 4′ X 8′ plywood either 5/8 or 3/4 in thickness with a smooth side. In addition, we need 50 – 10″ X 10″ Lego baseplates (preferably grey or green) that will be mounted to the plywood before being mounted on the wall. If you have any of these items to donate, please contact the office.

If you have any of the following items and would like to donate them to our program, please drop them off at the office:

  • Arts & Crafts Supplies – knitting, croquet needles, yarn, cotton fabric, buttons, fabric scissors, ribbon, needle point, embroidery hoops, etc.
  • Lego – we have started a LEGO Club in our Learning Lab and would welcome any donations or Lego that your are looking to pass on.
  • Building sets/collections – If you have any unused building sets/kits (wood building kits, Connex, etc.) that are taking up space, we would love to include them in out student MakerSpace.
  • “Take it apart” – we are looking for 8 or 9 old electronic pieces (cameras. VCR’s, tape players, etc.) that students can explore dismantling and exploring how they work. Please email Mr. Nelson (nelson_s@surreyschools.ca) before you bring any items into the school.

Thank you.

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PAC News

  • Fresh Street Bagged Lunch Monday Dec 3 ordering ends tonight.
  • Chopped Leaf Hot lunch is on Monday. Remember to send recess snacks. If you can volunteer please sign up with link. http://www.volunteersignup.
  • BAKE SALE this TUESDAY NOVEMBER 27 –> 9:30-12:30. Please contribute baked/bought nut free treats. Drop off anytime after 8am on Tuesday to the PAC kitchen. Thank you! Send your kids with a few dollars to purchase some treats. Volunteer signup www.volunteersignup.org/XL7TH
  • Purdy Chocolate Orders are due Tuesday Nov 27.
  • Wrapping paper Pickup –> Monday Nov 26 8:30-12:30, Tuesday Nov 27 8:30-1:00, Monday Dec 3 8:30am -6:00pm. Or it can be delivered to your child’s classroom for them to take home.

*Children may see other people’s orders but Santa also uses this company for his wrapping needs so there is that explanation if needed 🎁

  • Volunteer help is needed and always appreciated! Daytime and evening options:

Hot Lunch Nov. 26: www.volunteersignup.org/YY7FW

Bake Sale Nov. 27 : www.volunteersignup.org/XL7TH

Hot Lunch Dec. 3: www.volunteersignup.org/XEPQT

Book Fair Dec 3-6:(evening) www.volunteersignup.org/HYQBM

Poinsettia Help Dec. 3: www.volunteersignup.org/TRJQ8

Purdy’s sorting help Dec. 6 (evening): https://www.volunteersignup.org/ERBAP

Hot Lunch Dec. 10: www.volunteersignup.org/YQD7M

Hot Lunch Dec. 18: www.volunteersignup.org/BCM3D

FREE Pancake lunch Dec 21 www.volunteersignup.org/EPQD4

Hot Lunch Jan. 11: www.volunteersignup.org/WPXR7

Hot Lunch Jan. 29: www.volunteersignup.org/TARWD

BMO update

The PAC is very excited to partner with our new local BMO branch. When you open a free children’s bank account and deposit $25, BMO will deposit $25 (in Dec) into your child’s account. They will then give the playground addition fund $25. If 100 children’s accounts are opened they will double their donation of $2,500 to $5,000! The branch welcomes walk ins but to ensure they can help you right away you can call the branch and make an appointment. 778-303-9881. The number on the poster is the direct line (Mon- Fri) to Kim Gill, the Branch manager. You can leave her a message to also set up an appointment. All you need to bring is your ID as well as 2 pieces of ID for your child.

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Thanks, Allyson, Taryn, Jaime and Miriam 

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CALENDAR
Dates to Remember 2018_19 (PDF)

NOVEMBER
27-PAC Bake sale (9:30 – 12:30pm)
DECEMBER
3-14-Parent FreshGrade Interaction Time
3-7-Scholastic Book Fair
14-PAC X-Mas Waffle Cone Decorating
19-Winter Sing-A-Long Assemblies
21-PAC Pancake Breakfast
21-Last Day of School before Winter Break
24 to January 4-Winter Break
JANUARY
7-First Day of School 2018
16-PAC Mtg @ 6:30pm
25-Challenge Day #2
FEBRUARY
18-Family Day – Classes not in session
22-Non-Instructional Day – Classes not in session for students
27-PAC Mtg @ 6pm
MARCH
1-Talent Show
6-Ready,Set,Learn
11-15-FreshGrade Check In Week
12-Running Club Begins
14-Early Dismissal @ 1:27pm (Parent/Teacher/Student Conferences)
18-29-Spring Break – Classes not in session
APRIL
1-School Re-Opens
8-Ministry of Education Curriculum Day – Classes not in session
15-PAC Mtg @ 6:30pm
19-Good Friday – Classes not in session
22-Easter Monday – Classes not in session
MAY
3-Non-Instructional Day – Classes not in session for students
17-Challenge Day #3
20-Victoria Day – Classes not in session
27-Non-Instructional Day – Classes not in session for students
28-30-Welcome to Kindergarten Orientation
29-PAC AGM Mtg @ 6:30pm
JUNE
7- Sports Day
11-Parent Appreciation Tea
21-Grade7 Farewell Assembly
26-Year End Assemblies
27-Last Day of School
28-Administration Day – Classes not in session for students

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