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Juniper Ridge Parent's Weekly Update May 14-18, 2018

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Juniper Ridge Parent's Weekly Update May 14-18, 2018
by Carol Defehr - Saturday, 12 May 2018, 9:57 PM

Hi Parents,

Greetings from Vancouver.

Happy Mother's Day to all the Juniper Ridge Mom's! Enjoy your special day Sun. May 13th 

A special thank you to all parents that attended the PAC Spring Social on Friday May 11th. What a great event! We are so grateful for your support of our school. 

Here are the updates for this week and a glance at the following week for your planning.

Virtue of the Week: Forgiveness

ICECREAM ORDERS for May 23 will be sent out Monday May 14th. The order forms and payment are due back on Thursday May 17th. Once again, we will hand out the treats at the end of the school day. Thank you for supporting our fundraiser. 

Flag Football Update: Practice at 2:45 on Monday May 14th. Last home game Tuesday May 15 against Aberdeen 1 team. Flag Football Jamboree is May 24th at Mac Island. 

Pizza with the Principal forms are due back Tuesday May 15th for the May draw!

The City of Kamloops Ecosmart presenter, Jamie, will be at Juniper on Tues. May 15th to do presentations with Pierce, Storozak and Tanner/Powrie's classes. 

Tuesday May 15th we also welcome Constable Meikle who will do Road Safety Sessions with all K-7 students at Juniper.

Our last SPARK session is Tuesday May 15th as well for our new Kindergarten students.  A reminder that we start 30 minutes earlier for each session as we will do an introduction to our school on this evening.

TRACK UPDATE: Those students attending the District 1000/1200 M will go to Hillside on Wed. May 16th. We have 51 students attending the DISTRICT track meet on Thursday May 17th at Hillside. Please return permission slips to the office ASAP. 

Wed. May 16- SCHOOL PHOTOS- classroom and whole school photo! Bring your smiles.

One last reminder parents that ASKABLE ADULT is Wed. May 16 at 6 pm at the HGEC. This is a must see presentation for parents.

Gr. 7 Parents are reminded to send their digital baby photos to Mrs. Unsworth by Thurs. May 17th

PARENTS please return your PINK PARENT INPUT FORMS by Thurs. May 17th if you want to have input into your child's class placement for 2018-2019. Please drop off to Mrs. Decker in the office. 

Thursday is also Arbour Day for our Gr. 1 students and they will have a visit from our Ministry of Forests representative.  Thursday also means the Fruit and Veggie Program will be delivered. Ask your kids if they enjoyed the mini peppers. 

Friday May 18th is a District NON INSTRUCTIONAL DAY-  a reminder to parents that there is no school for students on  Friday.

Monday May 21 is VICTORIA DAY- Juniper Ridge Elementary is closed. 

Coming up next week at JRES:

Virtue of the week: Friendliness

Tues. May 22- Mrs. Lloyd and Mrs. DeFehr present our School Learning Plan goals to the Board of Education (pm)


Thurs. May 24- Actua Computer Science Workshops for Tanner and Richard's classes, Murray and Rein's classes will attend the TREC Pow Wow all day, Gymnastics for Hill, Gatien, Plut and Sandhu's classes, Flag Football Jamboree at Mac Island, People in Motion Day 4, PAC HOT LUNCH PIZZA- we all eat at 12:05 and play together at 12:20

Friday May 25- People in Motion Day 5, Wildlife Park Field trip for Marlatt and Rymer/Kreutzer's class, Actua Computer Science Workshops for Stonehouse and Swift 

Thanks so much,

Mrs. DeFehr (One Happy Principal of the deeper learning happening in our classrooms)