Ecole Westlock Elementary School
Issue #4 December, 2011
Please note that our feature virtue for The official schedule is:
December will continue to be EMPATHY. Being @ Cultural Arts Theatre (RF Staples)
considerate for the feelings of others fits in so well
with the Christmas Season. We can all give Wed.,Dec. 7 @ 7:00 PM & Thurs., Dec. 8 @
someone else the ‘gift of consideration’ by making a
daily effort to ensure that others feelings are
recognized. <All Gr. 3’s, All Gr. 4’s, >*Parent Nights: WED:
Special thanks to all the students who were 3-B,3-Z,4-B,4-T THURS: 3-K,3-W, 4-M,4-Q
recognized by ‘Drops’ during the past few months.
We are most proud of your efforts in being Tues,Dec. 20 & Wed, Dec. 21 @ 7:00 PM
considerate of the feelings of others. By following
<ALL Grade 5’s & 6’s>
school rules and helping out you have made our
school a better place to be!!
@Mr. Frasers Room (WES) – 1:00 PM
Dec. 19 : 1-Leb & 2-R
BAKE SALE Dec. 20: 1-K & 2-Ab
The Student Council is once again putting on Dec. 21: 1-C & 2-Ar
their annual Bake Sale on Wednesday, Dec. 14. Dec. 22: 1-G & 2-S
beginning at 10:00AM in the Band Room.
Donations of baked goods gratefully accepted on ECS SCHEDULE
that day ! Would be appreciated if items could K-Kub, Tues, Dec. 13 @ 11:45 AM
be dropped off @9:00 AM to allow time for K-Lat, Sun, Dec. 18: M/W@3:00 and
sorting and pricing. Further info with Mr. Weiss T/Th @ 4:30
at school! K-Pre, Tues, Dec. 20 @ 7:00
CHRISTMAS CONCERT SCHEDULE
FOR ALL CHRISTMAS CONCERTS
– FOOD BANK DONATIONS COLD WEATHER POLICY
WOULD BE GREATLY
APPRECIATED !!! Please note that buses normally run in
Pembina Hills until the temperature drops to –
SCHOOL ADVISORY COUNCIL 40 degrees (not factoring in wind-chill). This
Great discussions last night on being said drivers have the individual
Lockdown Protocols, Engaged Learners, & discretion not to drive if they feel conditions
developing personal responsibilities! Thanks are unsafe. Parents may also, of course, use
so much to all that attended! Still need help their discretion as to send their children or not
<8:25-8:55AM> with Breakfast Program. on such days.
Please leave your name with Diane if you can ALL students are required to wear or
help !! have available proper winter footwear,
outerwear, headwear, and gloves/mittens. In
the event that buses are not running, every Operation Christmas Child
effort will be made by your driver to contact
you. Radio broadcasts will be made as well
Wow !!!--- we were able to turn in over
for school closures.
60 contributions(shoeboxes) this year.
‘Inside days’ at school occur whenever
Samaritan’s Purse will be forwarding these to
–25 is reached (including wind-chill). We also
the children of Sudan. Thanks SO much for
keep all doors unlocked when the temperature
dips too low.
END OF DAY PICKUPS
KID’s CHRISTMAS FUN DAY
Sunday, Dec.11 at the Westlock Legion We continue to love having parents in
Hall. 1:30 – 4:30 PM. Christmas Crafts, Story our school and the warm, welcoming
Time, Snacks, Activities, Songs. Visit from atmosphere by having all working together.
Santa. Crafts geared for 2-10 yrs. old. Tickets On some occasions it is difficult for teachers to
for the Fun Day are free but must be picked up finish the day properly due to distractions and
in advance at the Legion (10004-106 St). Info early pullouts from waiting parents.
at 349-4046 or 349-8567. Everyone’s cooperation in honouring the 3:18
PM finish time <when at all possible> would
SING! YOUTH CHOIR be greatly appreciated!
Annual Concert on Monday,
Dec. 12 @ 7:00 PM at the RF Cultural FOOD BANK ITEMS – in ‘demand’
Arts Theatre. Under the direction of include peanut butter, cereals, whole grain
Kerri-Lee Kostiw this is a wonderful pastas, school snack items, and laundry soap
celebration of the Christmas Season! in small containers!
Accompanied by Kendra Seatter, Leila Nadeau
& Stephen Robinson. Guest performers are
Anne Marie and Travis Switzer. Admission is Special thanks to all the Reading
$10.00 with children 6 yrs. & under free. Mama’s who continue to make WES
that much better of a positive
PARENT LINK HIGHLIGHTS
educational experience for so many !!
PARENTING SPIRITED CHILDREN –
Wed., Dec. 21, 12:30-2:30 PM. Please pre-
register at the Parent Link Centre. ENJOY YOUR
FREE SWIMMING – Sunday’s 1-5 PM
<sponsored by FCSS> Sat. Dec. 3 (1-5) byElks
and Dec. 17 by Legion
FREE WINTER SKATNG @ Jubilee Arena
<Dec. 24-Jan.8> !!!!!!!!
Friday 6:45-7:20 pm & Sunday 3-4:00PM.
Sponsored by Town of Westlock & Boston
The full Parent Link Calendar is available by
following the links on our school website!