Loch Lomond School Newsletter NOVEMBER 2010 Mission: Loch Lomond School, fostering scholarship, leadership and responsible citizenship Ecole Loch Lomond développe les connaissances, le leadership, et des citoyens responsables. Academic Code Behaviour Code At Loch Lomond School , I will Loch Lomond Lions R.O.A.R…. learn: Respect Others and Accept Leadership Skills Responsibility. Interpersonal Skills Organizational Skills I am responsible for my behaviour. Numeracy, Literacy and Science Je suis responsible de mon Social Responsibility comportement. I am responsible for my learning. Je suis responsable de mon apprentissage. Partners Assisting Local Schools (PALS) Volunteer Reminder We love to have community and parent volunteers within the As of Thursday, October 21, we are officially a PALS school school but if you are regularly in the building and going to be with the Saint John Airport becoming a community partner for working with students, it is necessary to have a recent Criminal Loch Lomond School We already do have an informal Record Check done and dropped off to hold on file in the partnership with the airport since we use it as an evacuation office. site, plant marigolds there, and use the restaurant for parts of There is also a training session which can be done privately on the hotlunch program. We are excited about the community the computer which only takes a short time called Policy 701 partnership and some of the ideas that have already sprung up which involves what to do if a child discloses information of a are: personal nature to you while in the school. Please see Mrs. The choir has been invited to participate in a concert at Johnson for more information. Christmas time for the seniors that welcome flights to Saint John as well as the passengers that are arriving. We will make decorations for their tree at Christmas time. School Messaging Field trips – The airport would like assistance from Our new District wide “School Connects” teachers to help make pre-during-post activites for field Messaging system is now active. A test message trips. Our students will be taking field trips there to learn was sent on October 22. If you did not receive about such things as career opportunies, weather, flight, this message, please contact the school. etc. Loch Lomond Student Art Gallery in the terminal which will Ongoing Fundraisers display student work. Labels for Learning (Campbell’s soup) Bare Necessities – During the month of November, the This year we are going to try a label challenge to see which airport is a drop off site for toiletry items for shelters in class can collect the most labels (points). Boxes will be Saint John. We will prepare some Christmas cards present in classrooms that want to participate as well as our (anonymous) to put with these necessities. This will “fill usual container in the front hallway for all others. At the end of buckets” of those less fortunate at Christmas. If any the year, the class that has collected the most labels will parents would have small toiletry items that they would like receive an ice-cream party. to send in to us, we will make sure they get to the airport These labels allow the school to attain supplies for the school. to support their cause. If you want to learn more, visit “Labels for Learning “. Volunteers connected to the airport (employees or spouses) will be encouraged to help out either regularly or Recycle for Education at events. Used Ink cartridges can be dropped off at Staples. Loch Lomond is registered for their Recycle for Education program School Website which gives us money to be spent at Staples. They pool the Mrs. Johnson is currently switching the school website over to funds and then divide it amongst the registered Canadian a new type of webpage which is much more user-friendly. Schools. The Lion’s Den cabinet in the front lobby was Please take a look. It will be the main website by the end of purchased with ink cartridge money received from Staples last November. Be patient while the information is transferred over year. but we hope that it will become a much more used form of communication. “Magic with a Message” http://web.nbed.nb.ca/as/district08/lochlomond/Pages/default.a October 28 spx The School Milk profits paid for a performance by Magician Ray Anderson, a Toronto based performer who entertains Poppies while at the same time reinforces the behaviour code of the Thank you to Home and School for offering to provide poppies school. It’s great when learning, laughter and magic can to all students on Remembrance Day. combine! Creative Clothing – November 18-19 A clothing company based out of Moncton will be at the school on these days to make school clothing on site. A message will be sent home closer to the date. Note: We also have a few school t-shirts in the office for $10.00 (limited sizes) November 2010 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 H.O.P.E. Center 11:00-2:00 Wellness Event Hockey Team plays at 10:55 a.m. at LBR 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Hockey Team Movie afternoon Remembrance plays at 7:55 Marmaduke Day – no school a.m. at LBR. 2:30 (doors open at 2:00) 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Creative Creative PSSC meeting Clothing will clothing will be at 6:30 be on site on site 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 Report cards go home Parent Teacher Professional 4:30-7:30 Development in Empty Stocking the a.m. Fund – Saint John High Parent Teacher Choir Performs 1:00-3:00 No school 28 29 30 Wel Dec com emb e to er 4 Impe Kin rial der The gart atre en Perf eve orm nt in ance the by Gy Choi r- m– Sain stud t ents John ente Chor ring ale – K in Call the Impe Fall. rial for Tick ets Important upcoming community and school events November 6 Hope Center (4347 Loch Lomond Road) Family Wellness Event 11:00-2:00 There will be a variety of displays and activities, including Zumba demo, Children’s Story Tent, a fun senior’s event and health screening. Your name can be entered for some fabulous door prizes. No perishable food items will be accepted on behalf of the Lakewood Headstart Food Bank. November 7 Marmaduke Movie in the Gym at 2:30 Proceeds going to Ronald, the grade one Ugandan Foster Child and his school, Saint John Primary. Cost $2.00 There will be a canteen. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Parent Teacher – see the calendar above November 6 Hope Center (4347 Loch Lomond Road) Family Wellness Event 11:00-2:00 There will be a variety of displays and activities, including Zumba demo, Children’s Story Tent, a fun senior’s event and health screening. Your name can be entered for some fabulous door prizes. No perishable food items will be accepted on behalf of the Lakewood Headstart Food Bank.