Jumping Right Into May

IMG_7910As you are aware, some of our intermediate students competed at the district-wide Reading Links Challenge. They came in third overall. Congratulations to all participants. Thank you to Mrs. Zuckernick for sponsoring the club as well as the Red Cedar Club.

For the past month, the students were involved in the school-wide write. This assessment will offer staff more information to guide their practice in helping the students with their literacy skills.

The Aboriginal learning culminated with a school-wide Earth Day potlatch. Thank you to Joyce Williams for organizing this event. We learned a lot and had fun.

This week, the intIMG_0510ermediate students hosted the BC Lions athletes during the Lions in the House assembly where the players shared their own experiences in making significant life choices.

On Wed, the whole school jumped to raise awareness for the importance of health living habits. We also raised funds for the BC Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Looking ahead, the Student-led Conference is coming up on May 5th. Please contact the classroom teachers for the appointment times. The students will be dismissed at 2 pm that day.

The Scholastic Book Fair between May 5th and 11th. During this time, we are hosting two authors on the 10th & 11th. As well, we are asking staff and students dress in their favorite book characters for the Book Character Day on the 11th.IMG_0507

OWL Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society will be making a visit to VCE on the 9th to educate our students about caring for wildlife especially the birds of prey.

 

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The annual VCE Carnival is promising to be fun and exciting. This year, we are hosting it on the night of May 12th. A huge thanks to Amy Reid and the PAC for organizing this worthwhile event. If you would like to help, please contact Amy Reid at: amyreid30@yahoo.com

 

The Spring sports are starting up. Please keep posted for the information regarding Track & Field and Mountain Biking. We will be getting organized and letting you know.

Finally, May 13th is a ProD Day and the school will be closed for students.

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