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					                                                            Summerhill School
 We are happy to be back to school after our wonderful Christmas
  Break. I hope you all enjoyed a great time with families and

                       Dress for the weather
        Please make sure your child has snow pants, winter
               boots, winter coat, hats and mitts.
                           School Closures Because of Weather Conditions
  Please remember to listen to the radio for school closure notices after 6 a.m. You can also call the
               District 17 Office at 357-4010 for a recorded message after 6:15 a.m.

                      PSSC – Our next PSSC meeting will be held on Monday, January 16th at 6:30 pm.
Healthy Snacks Canteen
Next week our canteen will operate every day at recess offering the following snacks:
Monday, Wednesday – Popcorn
Tuesday, Thursday – Yogurt tubes, Cheese Strings, Fruit Bars, etc.
Friday – Ice Cream
                                          Food Donations
 We have many students going to the PLEP room each day looking for snacks, breakfast items, and
     lunches. If you are able to donate any of the following items, it would help with the cost of
  providing this service. Items required: peanut free granola bars, fruit cups, bread, cheese whiz,
                                 jam, non-hydrogenated margarine.

Extracurricular Activities
    - Chess Club is being held every Thursday at 12:25 pm.
    - Badminton Sports Night Grades 4 and 5 – to be announced
    - Tryouts for Summerhill Badminton Team – on going – team will be announced
    - Monday and Wednesday noon hours – badminton intramurals, all grades
    - Jump Team practice Thursday at noon
    - Respect Yourself and others poster contest – winners to be announced
    - Clusters – the third round will begin on Friday, January 20th.
    - District Badminton Championships – January 27th at OHS

                                            Student of the Month Assembly:
                This Friday, January 13 , parents are invited to attend our awards assembly at 10:50 am.

                                       Family Literacy Evening
     January 27 is National Literacy Day, and on Thursday evening January 26th we will be hosting a

    “Family Literacy Evening”. An email will be sent home in the near future with further details. This
                           should be an exciting evening for the whole family.

    Literacy Tip – Re-reading favorite books and poems will increase your child’s understanding of the text.

                                                    Get involved in the conversation!
The NB2026 Roundtable, a non-partisan group of concerned citizens, invite you to take a part in thought-provoking public dialogue sessions to
discuss the value of lifelong learning and how to transform New Brunswick into “The Learning Province” of Canada. All views will be considered
and consensus will not be required. All sessions are in one (1) official language only and they are all from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. No
presentation will be required. Participants must register in advance by calling 1-888-478-0399. Space is limited!!
FREDERICTON - French                                  FREDERICTON - English                              DOAKTOWN - English
Wednesday, January 11                                 Thursday, January 12                               Thursday, February 16
École des Bâtisseurs                                  Royal Canadian Legion                              Royal Canadian Legion
715 Priestman Street                                  199 Queen Street                                   8 Dr. Hamilton Drive
If you can’t attend and/or have learning experiences, comments or suggestions you would like to share before or after the sessions, please contact
us through our website, by email at or by phone at 1-888-478-0399. Deadline is March 31, 2012. You
can also find us on Facebook and Twitter. Like us, Share us, Follow us!
The next installment of the Wellness Speaker Series is on January 25th at Oromocto High School.
The keynote speaker is Dr. Addleman. The topic is Mental Fitness and Addiction. These topics are of
paramount importance to the wellness of our youth and our communities.

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