Elm Street Newsletter Jan 10 by xyd75631

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                                              REET S C HOO
                        ELM ST
                                                                                              January, 2010
Dear Parents and Students:
The New Year is here. The first School Council meeting for parents is January
6th at 7:00 PM. Here is some information about school council for you.                      Important Dates
• School council is a collective association of parents, teachers, secondary
    students, principal, staff and community representative(s) whose purpose is             School Council—7:00   Jan
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    to advise the principal and the board respecting matters relating to the
                                                                                            WELCOME
    school. It is a means for parents and community members to work together
    with the school to support and enhance student learning.                                Terrific Kids—8:45    Jan
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• A school council is a vehicle to support meaningful parent involvement in
    decisions that affect the school and its operations. School council provides                                  Jan
    the venue for parents to reflect the wishes of the broader community for
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    the education of its students and to actively participate in giving advice and          Professional
    support to the principal in the operations of the school.                               Development
•   Consulting with the principal
•   Advising the principal
•   Being involved in school-based planning
•   Sharing ideas and information with other school councils
•   Communicating information to the school community and other school
                                                                                          PENNY DRIVE
    councils                                                                         The penny drive was a
•  Setting policies that relate to school council functions                          huge success! The stu-
Please be involved in your school through Elm Street School Council.                 dents raised $485.00 for
Look forward to seeing you on Thursday.                                              World Vision. We were
Happy New Year!                                                                      able to purchase:
Lionel Brideson                                                                      • 1 Latrine for an entire
                                                                                        community
                                                                                     • 1 Goat for a family

                                                                                     • 2 Mosquito nets
      TERRIFIC KIDS for December, 2009:
                                                                                     • Clean water for a
               Kindergarten            Jordan Vatcher                                   family
               Grade 1                 Caelan Harris
                                                                                     • Antibiotics for 10
               Grade 2                 Aurora Berridge                                  children
               Grade 3                 Rebecca Crooks                                • 5 Fruit trees
               Grade 4                 Phoenix Malek                                 • Agricultural Packs for
               Grade 5/6               Mackenzie Berridge                               6 Families
               LAP                     Brandon Flannery                              Congratulations on a job
                                                                                     well done!
      ELM STREET SCHOOL
                 January 2010
     Sun              Mon        Tue         Wed            Thu        Fri             Sat

   LUNCH                                                          1               2
    MENU                                                          Happy
Soup or Salad                                                     New Year!
and Sandwich
on Mon., Tues.
  and Thurs.
 Hot Dogs on
    Friday
3                4          5           6 School       7          8               9
                            Musical @   Council—7:00
                            CHHS—Gr.
                            4-6, LAP    4—6, LAP
                                        Skating



10               11         12          13             14         15              16




17               18         19          20             21         22              23
                                                                  8:45—
                                        K—3                       Terrific Kids
                                        Skating




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