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Juniper Ridge Parent Weekly Update April 23-27th, 2018

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Juniper Ridge Parent Weekly Update April 23-27th, 2018
by Carol Defehr - Saturday, 21 April 2018, 12:53 PM

Hi Parents

Thanks so much to the Juniper Ridge Community for coming to our OPEN HOUSE on Friday April 20 from 1:30-2:30 to celebrate our Most Magnificent Thing Projects! The school was filled with families!

Thank you also for supporting some of our initiatives this month- Cupcake Sales for WWF, our Bottle Drive for Cancer (reminder you can still take recyclables to General Grants until Thurs April 26), and our Soles4Souls Shoe Campaign contineus this week(reminder you can still send shoes until April 30) .

Virtue of the Week: ORDERLINESS

Attached is the information for Parents about Askable Adult at the HGEC. Worth attending!

REMINDER NO SCHOOL MONDAY APRIL 23- District Non Instructional Day. Teachers are all at Professoinal Learning workshops.

Thank you for not entering the STAFF PARKING LOT. It has been so much better as parents are respecting this boundary and we really appreciate it.

PAC SPRING SOCIAL! A handout came home Friday afternoon with every child on mauve paper with details about the Spring Social- Friday May 11 at the Sandman Signature Hotel. There are so many great silent auction items and many classes are creating items for parents to bid on as well. It is a worthwhile cause and we appreciate parents attending. Tickets are now available for the Juniper Ridge Elementary Spring Social Fundraiser! You can purchase them through your munch-a-lunch accounts or by visiting the website;  There will be snacks too!

Tuesday April 24- Juniper Ridge Flag Football team travels to St. Ann's. Parents of players we only have enough drivers for 8 players! Please send Mrs. Johnston if you are able to drive and help the team out.

It is the GREAT HALL TEA for students in Mrs. Swift and Mrs. Johnston's classes at 1:05 on Tuesday. What a great time this will be!

On Wednesday April 25 Leadership students are doing a CUPCAKE SALE for the Cancer Daffodil Campgain. Send $1 or a donation for Cancer Research on this day please.

It is the MCGOWAN PARK PARLOFF at HILLSIDE on Wedneday. Good luck to our teams and thanks to Mrs. Swift for coaching. All permission slips must be back Tuesday to run.

Ms. Marlatt's class goes to the Big Little Science Centre on Wednesday.

Gr. 4 PHYSICAL LITERACY from 8-8:30 am starts April 25th. 21 GR.4's returned their permission forms for this! Exceptional!

On Thursday April 26 students in Mrs. Storozak and Ms. Marlatt's classes go to Gymnastics 10-11.

We are also sending home ICECREAM ORDERS! These are due back with payment by Wed. May 2. Icecream Day is Wednesday May 9 and treats will be dispersed at the end of the school day! Mrs. Decker and I are organizing this!

Pizza with the Principal Lunch for my 4 lucky winners is Thursday at 12:05.  Mrs. Storozak invites her parents from 4-6 drop in for a Brag Night in her classroom.

Students interested in running the 600 or 800 m race to qualify for Zones must do this with Mrs. Unsworth on Thursday (Gr. 4-7) and the 1000 m will be Friday with her.

Flag Football practice at 2:45-4:15 Thursday.

Friday April 27 is our APRIL RECOGNITION ASSEMBLY. We will be presenting the girls with their CITY CHAMPIONSHIP BANNER FOR VOLLEYBALL if parents would like to attend to get their daughter's photo with it as a memory before it is hung in the gym. You will see our flag at half mast on Friday for the National Day of Mourning for those that lost their lives in the workplace.


The May Newsletter will be coming home!

Mon. April 30- JUNIPER RIDGE TRACK MEET! Come cheer on the kids! Flag Football practice 2:45

PAC HOT LUNCH DAY- PIZZA! There is no concession.

Gr. 4 PHYSICAL LITERACY morning 8 am

SPARK SESSION #3 tonight in the GYM! 4:30 and 5:45 pm. This is for NEW KINDERGARTENS attending Juniper in September 2018.

Tues. May 1- Gr. 7 Parents can expect a letter explaining tickets and baby photos for the Gr. 7 MOVING ON CEREMONY AT TRU June 27th.

Flag Football- McGowan Park at Juniper

Wed. May 2- Young Artist's Conference at TRU, Gr 4 Physical Literacy  at 8 am, Icecream Orders due, Dallas/Juniper PARLOFF at Dallas Elementary afterschool.  Mrs. Klassen's class to BLSC

Thurs. May 3- Storozak and Marlatt to Gymnastics 10-11, DREAMCATCHER Primary Spring Presentation at 1:05 pm! Students in intermediate will watch in the AM.

Fri. May 4- Young Author's Conference. 5 classes headed to Valleyview Secondary to watch ANNE OF GREEN GABLES play 10-12.

Thank you parents for all your support.


Mrs. DeFehr (Proud Principal of the best school, with the best students, best parents and best staff)