Hi Scottie Families!
Here are a few important items for this month:
Safe Schools: In order to ensure the safety of all of our students, we ask that ALL parents and visitors please report to the office upon arrival. If you wish to speak with your child, we will call them down to the office. Thanks for helping us keep everyone safe!
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Parent/Teacher/Student Conferences are set for Thursday, November 9 from 3:30-9:00. Your scheduled interview time will be included in your child(ren)’s progress report. This is for all students Kindergarten to Grade 8. Research shows that great things happen for our students’ academic achievement and positive well-being when parents and teachers work together – thanks for partnering with us to ensure your child’s success! If you are unable to keep your appointment, please notify the school.
Picture Re-Take Day: Picture Re-Take Day is Wednesday, Nov 8. If you are getting your picture retaken, please bring your original package to return to the photographer. If you missed the first round of photos, please pick up an order form at the office.
We Scare Hunger Food Drive: Thank you for your overwhelming support with our Food Drive. We were able to donate over 800 items to the St. Vincent de Paul Society!
Missing a School Day or Late???: If your child(ren) is missing a school day or will be late, please call the school attendance line and leave a message including your child’s full name, teacher’s name and grade. 519-622-6100 ext 1
Bus Delays and Cancellations: For up-to-date information on school bus delays, cancellations and school closures, please visit www.stswr.ca. To contact Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region directly, please phone 519-650-4934. Information about student transportation cancellations or school closures due to severe weather is also available through:
- KFUN FM 99.5
- CKGL AM 570
- CHYM FM 96.7
- DAVE FM 107.5
- CJOY FM 106.1
- KOOL FM 105.3
- CKWR FM 98.5
- KICX FM 106.7
- The Beat 91.5
- FAITH FM 94.3
- CTV-Southwestern Ontario
***For school closures, you can also visit www.wcdsb.ca. Click on “Delays/Cancellations”.
NOTE: if ONLY transportation is cancelled, the school will remain OPEN but parents will need to make alternative transportation arrangements both to and from school.
Planning a Vacation: If you are planning a family vacation, please call the school office or send a note in your child’s agenda. There is some paperwork that will need to be completed.
P.D. Day: Friday, November 17 is a Professional Development Day. There will be NO SCHOOL that day.
Parking Lot: Please remember that our gates are closed 15 minutes before the bell (8:35-8:50) and 15 minutes after the bell (3:20-3:35). Also, please be mindful and don’t leave small children in your vehicle unattended. Thank you for helping us keep everyone safe.