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December 15
Good afternoon from Frank L. Bowser School

Good afternoon from Frank L. Bowser School

Please note that regardless of the temperature outside we ask that all students are dropped off using our bus loops off of Pine Glen Road in the morning.  We no longer have any supervision on Cleveland Ave and in order to ensure the safety of all students we ask that everyone is dropped off at the same location.

Our Chicken Pies will be coming home with students who have ordered them on Monday.  Enjoy this easy meal and thank you so much for your support of the Grade Five end of year trip.

We have many Frank L. Bowser extended families waiting to hear if we can accommodate their request for extra Christmas Concert tickets.  Please send in any concert tickets that you will not be using before next Tuesday in order to allow us to redistribute them to those who have requested them.  Thanks so much for doing so during this busy time of year.

Have a wonderful weekend!

December 13
Dismissal December 22 and Santa's Gift Mart

Good afternoon from Frank L. Bowser School

Please note that Friday December 22 is a half day for students.  Busses will be picking up at 11:15 and following their normal routes however travel time may be slightly extended as both the 1:30 dismissal and 2:30 dismissal runs will be occurring simultaneously.

All other students will be dismissed at 11:30.  The school will contact all daycares to inform them of dismissal times.

Also, please be reminded that it is our Santa’s Gift Mart tomorrow.  All Frank L. Bowser Students will have the opportunity to purchase small gifts for their immediate family members.

Students are asked to arrive at school tomorrow with gift tags filled out with immediate family members’ names, small change, as items range in cost from fifty cents to two dollars, and a reusable bag in order to transport their purchases home easily.

Please keep in mind that students are asked only to purchase items for those who live in their household in order to allow all students to find something special to promote the spirit of giving.

Thank you to all families who took the time to donate to this very special day at Frank L. Bowser!

November 29

Good afternoon from Frank L. Bowser School.

Here is just a bit of information to keep you in the loop of the wonderful things happening here at Frank L!

Our PSSC will be meeting tonight at 6pm

Parent Teacher Interviews will be taking place tomorrow evening from 5:30-7:30 and Friday Morning from 8:30 to 11:30.  Teachers should have communicated with all parents at this point and you should have a specific time to meet.  Please ensure you are on time for these important conversations as teachers have a very tight schedule in order to serve all of our families.

Our Lost and Found items collected since September have been put out on display at the end of our ramp leading to the lower hallway.  We will keep these items out until the end of the week and then donate any leftover items in order to make room in our Lost and Found cabinet.  Please be sure to visit the table while here for your conversations with teachers.

After visiting the lost and found, please join us in the library to check out the Scholastic Book Fair.  The book fair will be visited by each class over the next two days as a class group and will be open during Parent teacher Interviews, Thursday evening and Friday morning for parents.

Please note there is NO SCHOOL Friday Dec 1st as it is Parent Teacher Interviews in the morning and provincial based professional learning for all staff in the afternoon.

A letter was sent home this afternoon with your child along with a separate e-mail with important information pertaining to Santa’s Gift Mart that will be taking place here at Frank L. Bowser on December 13th.

And Finally, Dec 22nd will be a half day for students and the final day of school before our Holiday break.  Students will return to school on January 8th.  More information will be sent out once we receive specific dismissal times from our District Transportation Department.

Thanks everyone and have a wonderful rest of your week!

November 20

Good afternoon from Frank L. Bowser School.

These are just a couple of reminders regarding important events happening throughout the remainder of the month. 

Home and School will be holding a meeting tomorrow, Tuesday Nov 21, at 6:00pm. 

We are still in need of volunteers for our various initiatives led by our volunteers throughout the school in and out of the classrooms.  If you can help out in any capacity, please contact the school directly.  A huge thank you to all of the dedicated individuals who are in our school day to day ensuring a wonderful school environment and well-rounded educational experience for all of our students.

Popcorn will be on sale again this week, cost is a dollar a bag, money will be collected on Wednesday and popcorn will be delivered on Thursday. 

Report Cards will be going home this Friday Nov 24th with students in Grade 1-5.  Please ensure to sign the last page and return it to your child’s teacher with any comments or questions you may have.  Kindergarten reports will be going home Dec 8th.

PSSC will be holding a meeting next week on Wednesday November 29th at 6:30.

Parent Teacher interviews will be taking place next week throughout the evening of Thursday November 30th from 5:30-7:30 and the morning of Friday Dec 1st from 8:3-11:30.  Teachers will be scheduling individual meeting times for all students.  Alternate times can be scheduled if need be.  Please contact your child’s teacher if you have any questions concerning these important conversation times.

There will be no school on Friday December 1st as it is Parent Teacher Interviews in the morning and teacher professional development in the afternoon.

Have a wonderful week!

November 08
Remembrance Day

Good afternoon from Frank L. Bowser School,

Frank L. Bowser will be having a Remembrance Day ceremony tomorrow from 12:30pm-1:00pm.  Students are encouraged to wear Cubs, Brownie, Scouts, Girl Guides, Cadets, or similar organization uniforms tomorrow.  We will be providing all students with sticker poppies for the ceremony.  If you would like to send in a donations to the Royal Canadian Legion, we would be happy to pass it along to the source of our poppies however this is by no means a necessity. 

Also a reminder that there is no school this Friday November 10th as it is a professional learning day for teachers and no school Monday November 13 in honor of Remembrance Day.

October 18
Half day of learning tomorrow

Please note that tomorrow is a half day of learning for students.  Teachers will be engaging in Professional Learning in the afternoon. 

Dismissal for all students except Grade 3, 4, and 5 bus students will be at 11:30.  Our Grade 3-5 bus students will be boarding their bus at 12 noon. If there are any questions or changes to your child’s dismissal routine, please contact the school directly at 856-3450

October 12
Pick up and drop off change

Good Afternoon from Frank L. Bowser School!

We are very excited to announce that our new bus and drop off loops are ready for use off of Pine Glen Road.   This new outdoor area allows us to ensure the safety of all of our student and parent community while travelling two and from school in a controlled and monitored traffic environment.  We will be changing our supervision schedule starting Monday October 16th.  Starting on Monday we ask that you no longer pick up or drop off students on Cleveland Avenue.  All student transportation to and from school should be using the new loops off of Pine Glen to ensure the supervision and safety of all of our students. 

Walking students are now welcome to be using the sidewalks along the loops if they are travelling from Pine Glen Road and are encouraged to use the crosswalk with the Crosswalk Guards to cross Pine Glen on the corner of Pine Glen and Devere Road or the crosswalk on the corner of Pine Glen and Berkley Drive.  The Cross Walk Guard will continue to be on Cleveland Ave.

Busing will be changing their routine on Wednesday October 18th in order to avoid congestion during the first few transitional days.

Please help us change our drop off and pick up culture here at Frank L. Bowser School by following the request to stop dropping off on Cleveland Avenue at the start of next week.

October 12

Good morning from Frank L. Bowser School

This is one of two e-mails you will be receiving today.  Here are a couple of reminders regarding several things coming up on our calendar.  You will be receiving a second e-mail and voice message later today regarding the opening of our new pick up and drop off loop off of Pine Glen Road.

A reminder that Picture Day is tomorrow here at Frank L. Bowser School.

Please see the information attached regarding a Paint Night fundraising opportunity being put on by our Playground Renewal Committee. 

The School Clothing options are attached to this e-mail.  The on-line pay option is now operational through School Cash Online.  Students will be able to test sizes for clothing out a couple of days next week during lunch time in front of the office.  Clothing will be available until the end of the day Monday October 23rd.

Thanks everyone and have a wonderful rest of your day!


October 11
reminders for the week

Good afternoon from Frank L. Bowser School.

Just a couple of reminders about the rest of this week and the beginning of next.

Our annual Home and School Public Book Sale will be held tonight from 6pm to 8pm in our gym.  All books are one dollar.  Please consider joining us tonight to support our Home and School Association and finding some great reading material for all ages.

It is Kindergarten Registration Week this week for children who will turn five by December 31, 2018 and who start school in September 2018.  We welcome all new registrations from 9 am to 3pm at Frank L. Bowser School.  If you know of a friend or neighbour who has someone to be registered, please feel free to pass on the information.  Parents will need the following information with them when they come to school to register:

   v Medicare card           v Immunization Records             v Proof of residence     vBirth certificate

Registration can be completed on line as well through the Anglophone East District Website.

This Friday, October 13th is Picture Day at Frank L. Bowser School

Fourth Grade In Harmony parents and families are invited to a special ceremony where our Grade 4 In Harmony students will be receiving their new violins.  This ceremony will be held on Monday October 16th 2017 from 3:00pm-3:30pm in the FLB gym and all parents and family of students involved are invited to attend.

September 26
Good afternoon from Frank L. Bowser School

Good afternoon from Frank L. Bowser School

This is just a quick note to let you know that our Home and School will be selling popcorn tomorrow, Wednesday September 27, in order to help support our Terry Fox initiative this year.  Orders will be taken tomorrow, cost is one dollar a bag, and delivery will be Thursday September 28th.

Our students will be taking part in our annual Terry Fox Walk on Friday September 29th.  Students are asked to bring a Toonie for Terry in order to support a donation from Frank L. Bowser School to the Terry Fox Foundation.  The Toonie however is not mandatory for students to take part in our walk.

Friday September 29th is also Orange Shirt Day throughout the schools in New Brunswick.  Wearing an Orange Shirt or Friday indicates our support to recognize and hold conversations designed to commemorate the residential school experience and to witness and honour the healing journey of the survivors and their families.  This initiative will also be supported by an assembly at 12:30 in our Frank L. Bowser Gym along with individual grade level learning designed by Atlantic Educators for Truth and Reconciliation and delivered by the classroom teacher.  If you have any questions regarding this initiative or any other of the wonderful things happening at FLB, please do not hesitate to contact the school directly.

Thanks in advance for your support!

September 20
this evening and tomorrow

Good afternoon from Frank L. Bowser School.

This is just a couple of reminders about this evening and tomorrow.

Please note that tomorrow is a half day of learning for students.  Teachers will be engaging in Professional Learning in the afternoon. 

Dismissal for all students except Grade 3, 4, and 5 bus students will be at 11:30.  Our Grade 3-5 bus students will be boarding their bus at 12 noon.  We have contacted all daycares and they will be picking up all students following their regular pick up routine at 11:30.  If there are any questions or changes to your child’s dismissal routine, please contact the school directly at 856-3450

We will be holding our Open Meeting this evening for our Home and School Committee.  All are welcome and we would love to see some new faces.  The meeting will start at six o’clock in our conference room and we hope to see anyone who is interested in joining the wonderful team of volunteers working hard to embellish the educational lives of all of our students here at Frank L. Bowser inside and out of the classroom.  If you are not able to attend but do have interest in joining the committee, please contact the school directly at 856 3450.

September 14
Meet the Teacher and Other Events

September 14, 2017


Good afternoon from Frank L. Bowser School.


Here are just a couple of reminders and notices of exciting things happening here at our school.


Meet the Teacher Night  is tonight, at 6:00 pm.  The evening will begin in the gymnasium where introductions will be made. You will meet the staff, the Home and School Executive and the returning PSSC members. At 6:15pm, parents will proceed to the information sessions with the teachers in individual classrooms. The first session will be from 6:20pm to 6:45 pm and for those of you who have more than one child, the repeat session will be at 6:50 until 7:15.  Please note that these are not individual parent-teacher conferences but presentations on classroom routines, expectations and curriculum.  We would love to see as many of you here as possible tonight.  If you cannot join us, please contact your teacher directly to get any information that may have been missed.


Hot lunch tickets and Home and School memberships will be available for purchase at the front entrance of the school tonight. Please bring cash as we no longer accept cheques. For your convenience, you can also purchase tickets, memberships.  Pay school fees using School Cash Online service or stop by the office.  


Breakfast Club will start Monday September 18th.  All students are welcome to join us at 7:50 am on the stage to start their day the most nutritious way.


Hot Lunch will be starting on Wednesday September 20th.  Tickets can be bought either tonight or using School Cash Online through the district website.  Please have your tickets bought for next week before Monday at 6pm which is the cut of time.


We are still looking for volunteers for both these important programs here at FLB.  Forms will be available tonight.  They have also been sent home with your child.  If you need any further information or another form to be sent home, please contact the office directly at 856-3450


The Provincial Government has deemed this coming Saturday the third Saturday in September as Becca Schofield Day.   We will be honoring this day here at Frank L. Bowser on Friday September 15th.  Students in each classroom will be presented with the information surrounding this important initiative and a penguin will be sent home in your child’s agenda.  A Kindness Challenge has been set for each student and their family to commit to an act of kindness.  Please write your commitment on the penguin sent home and return it to school. These commitments will be posted in our hallways and be tallied and added to the provincial total.  Thank you in advance for your involvement in this very important initiative so close to the hearts of all of us here at FLB.


Finally, September 21st will be a half day for students.  Dismissal for all walking students, daycare students, parent pick up, and Kindergarten, Grade 1, and Grade 2 bus students will be at 11:30.  Grades 3 to 5 Bus students will be boarding their bus at 12:00 in order to accommodate the transportation needs of the district. 

September 11
Home and School

Good morning from Frank L. Bowser School.  Please not that due to a scheduling conflict with other area schools, we will be changing our Home and School General meeting to Wednesday Sept 20 at 6pm.  We hope to see many of you there and looking forward to discussing the many initiatives being set up to further student learning inside and out of the classrooms.  We also welcome the opportunity to gain new members and ideas from the wonderful parent community supporting our school!

Thanks and have a wonderful second week of school!


September 08
First Week

​Wow!  What a wonderful first week back at school.  Our Frank L. Bowser community is in full swing and programming and initiatives are starting up quickly.

Please find attachedBreakfast Volunteer Form.docxBreakfast Volunteer Form.docxHot lunch 2017-18.docHot lunch 2017-18.docHS  volunteer form 2017.docxHS volunteer form 2017.docx forms for volunteer opportunities with the Home and School as well as the Breakfast Club here at Frank L. Bowser School.  There is also a document outlining the Hot Lunch Program offered to our students.

Please see the note below regarding the New Playground initiative.  We are always in search of new members to join this very important initiative supporting the entire community surrounding the school. 

Thanks to everyone for such a positive week back at school.

The All World Super Play Park at FLB is planned to be replaced in the summer of 2018.  Last year our FLB Playground Project committee ( solicited feedback from the students, parents, and teachers alike; one thing was very clear, you all want something with a similar look and feel.  We have started the process of fundraising, and we are kicking off this school year by partnering with the Riverview Lions Club to put on a Chase the Ace.  Tickets will be available Wednesdays and Fridays from 5:30pm-7:30pm at the Five Bridges Pub, and Sundays from 6pm-8pm at the Riverview Lions Club.  The draws will take place every Sunday at 8:15pm at the Lions Club hall.  For full details visit or visit us on Facebook. (

August 22
School Supplies