Fort Langley Field Trip – Monday, March 2

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Posted by pepp | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on February 28, 2020

On Monday we are going to become fur traders at historic Fort Langley, a Hudson’s Bay Company trading post beside the Fraser River where British Columbia became a colony in 1858!

Time:  Parents, students & staff load the bus at 8:30 am.  Return by 1:45 pm.

Wear:  Dress for the weather…half of this trip is outdoors.

Bring:  2 snacks and a drink in a small backpack (bring a small camera if you have parent permission)

Activities:  Gold panning!  Blacksmith shop!  Make a wooden bucket at the Cooperage!  Earn beaver tokens!  Identify animal furs!  And much more!

Valentine’s Day

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Posted by pepp | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on February 12, 2020

FEBRUARY 14, FRIDAY: Let’s celebrate friendship on Valentine’s Day. February 14th is Red/White/Pink dress up day. Dress-up in as much Red, White and Pink as possible. Hats, hair bows, bowties, shirts, pants, dresses, socks and shoes! Be a little crazy! Be a little fun & creative!

Robot Project

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Posted by pepp | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on January 20, 2020

 

Dear Parents,

Last week, 4E students were introduced to our Robot Homework Helper project.

Each child was asked to:

  • explain the project to you
  • ask you to read & sign the “Robot Project Letter”
  • draw design ideas for their robot + collect parts/supplies

Three “Art Afternoons” have been planned at school.

Students need to bring their robot pieces/supplies/tools on these 3 days:

  • Thursday, January 30
  • Thursday, February 6
  • Thursday, February 13

The final product is due on THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20.

Note:  A parent permission note is required for students to use hot glue guns & box cutters at school.

LET THE INVENTIONS BEGIN!

PJ Day – Friday, January 10

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Posted by pepp | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on January 9, 2020

This Friday is Pajama Day! Your child is invited to wear pajamas to school and bring a small stuffy. During Family Groups this Friday morning, the students will be reading with a buddy. They are welcome to bring a favourite book from home, labelled with their first and last name. There will be no chapel in the gym this Friday.

Important Announcements

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Posted by pepp | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on December 9, 2019

Hi Parents,

Here are a couple of announcements to draw your attention to:

Class Party:

Our class party is on Wednesday, Dec. 11th. Our festivities will begin around noon. Please pack a light lunch for your child as most of the food is snack food. We will do our gift exchange game and watch “The Best of Mr Bean” in the afternoon.

Carolling at Aberdeen:

We will be carolling at Aberdeen on Thursday, Dec. 12 from 11:15 – 12:30. You’re welcome to join us.

I look forward to this week’s festivities!

Upcoming Library Closures

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Posted by pepp | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on November 26, 2019

During the last couple of weeks before the Christmas break we have a few after school library closures. These are in addition to our regular Wednesday afternoons.

The library and AR will be closed after school on:

Tuesday, December 3rd

Thursday, December 12th

Friday, December 13th

Please arrange for your child to be picked up at 2:45pm on those days.

Super Hero Day

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Posted by pepp | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on November 12, 2019

“Boom! Zap! Pow! Put on your capes, because November 15th is RCS Elementary Hero Day! Come dressed up as your favourite hero — a Bible hero, a comic book hero, or a community hero, the possibilities are endless. This is your chance to get creative and honour all the superheroes in our lives — both fictional and the real-life.”

 

Remembrance Day Poppies

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Posted by pepp | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on November 4, 2019

This Friday, Chapel will be focusing on Remembrance Day. Each student will be given the opportunity to wear a poppy. These poppies are from the Royal Canadian Legion and a small donation is encouraged for the Legion that supplied RCS with these poppies. We encourage you to talk with your child about Remembrance Day and its significance. If you desire, please have your child bring a small coin donation for the poppies that they will be receiving on Friday. We look forward to supporting those that have sacrificed in a meaningful manner for our freedoms as we honour our veterans.

 

Please visit this page for more information: https://www.legion.ca/remembrance

November 7 – Parent Night

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Posted by pepp | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on November 1, 2019

We hope that you will join us on Thursday, November 7th at 7:00pm for our Elementary Deeper Learning Parent Night. This will be an important evening of learning and information that we encourage parents to attend.

We kindly request that you use this link to RSVP. We want to ensure that we have prepared sufficient materials for those in attendance.

Please note that there will be no childcare provided and that the evening is not suitable for children.

If you would like more information about the evening, you can watch this video.

 

We hope to see you there!

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Paid Parent Recess Supervisors

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Posted by pepp | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on September 11, 2019

There are so many great reasons to sign up and be paid to be at RCS.  This year we need Parent Supervisors only at MORNING RECESS.

Why is that so great?  It is great because Parent Supervisors have less students at one time to oversee because we have changed our schedule to two 15-minute morning recesses. The first recess is from 10:30-10:45 for Kindergarten to Grade 3. The second recess is from 10:45 to 11:00 and is only for Grade 4’s and 5’s. Our deep hope is that students and supervisors will have greater success during these distinct play times. Becoming a Supervisor is great way to be connected, help the school, and get some Starbuck’s money on the side!

We are looking for at least 15 parents who speak English and can commit from September to June for at least one time per week during the 10:15-11:15 time period. Currently we have our busy and over committed teachers covering the morning recess supervision, in addition to their before, after school and lunch supervisions.  Please email at rteodora@myrcs.ca or call the Elementary Office to sign up.

Thank you for considering this request to help at the Elementary Campus.

 

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