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June 19
Final Week Info

Please see the info below sent to all families:

 

Good afternoon from Frank L. Bowser School!

 

Please note the important information below:

 

We will be having a ceremony to send off our fifth grade students tomorrow, June 20th, at four PM in our gym.  All family members are welcome to come celebrate with the students we are sending off to Middle School in the fall.

 

Thursday June 21st will be Field Day at Frank L. Bowser School.  Students will be spending most of the morning outside thus please have everyone dress appropriately for an active day of learning using the skills taught in Phys Ed class throughout the year. 

Appropriate footwear, sunscreen and water bottles are essential for success that morning.

 

The last day of school for students this year will be Friday June 22rd.  Teachers are available until mid-day on Tuesday June 26th, please give the school a call if you are looking to contact a teacher Monday or Tuesday next week. 

 

It will be a half day for students on Friday June 22, dismissal will be at 11:30 for all students.  Bus students will be boarding their busses at 11:15.  Buses will be doing both the early and late dismissal runs at the same time thus travel time might be extended a bit on that day.

 

Report Cards cannot be sent home before Friday June 22nd.  If a student is planning on missing school on Friday they should bring a self-addressed and stamped envelope to school so that the report can be mailed directly to your home. 

 

Finally the church next door would like to request you do not use their parking at any time for drop off and pick up.  This Thursday there will be a large event being held at the church and it is essential that all their spots are available that afternoon.

 

Thanks to all of our families who have supported the learning taking place inside and out of the building this year.   We consider ourselves so very fortunate to be part of the lives and development of all the students here at Frank L. Bowser School.  Please have a safe yet active summer vacation!

 

May 14
various

Good afternoon from Frank L. Bowser School,

Thank you to all that joined us this weekend for our Spring Fair.  All in attendance had a wonderful time on Saturday.  We wanted to again thank the small group of hard working volunteers that spent numerous hours preparing and planning leading up to the event and the wonderful group that joined us on Saturday to take the tickets and supervise the games and food production.  All these efforts came together to provide and memorable day for all in attendance.

Please note that Thursday May 17th is a half day for students.  Dismissal for most students will be at 11:30 am following our normal dismissal routines.  Bus students in Grade 3 to 5 will be dismissed at 12:00.

There is NO SCHOOL this Friday, May 18th as it is a NBTF and CUPE 2745 Council and Job Fair Day for our staff.  There is NO SCHOOL as well this Monday, May 21 as it is Victoria Day.  Please enjoy the coming spring long weekend.

We are holding a Volunteer Recognition Event tomorrow, Tuesday May 15th at 9:55 am.  If you have volunteered in any capacity at Frank L. Bowser School this school year please consider joining us to be recognized and appreciated.  We appreciate our volunteers so much in the many roles they fill here at our school while enriching the experiences and programming we offer our students.  Thanks so much to each and every individual who has donated their time in the many different volunteer capacities that exist in our building.

Finally, please note that we have playground supervision starting each school day at 7:50 am.  Please do not drop off any students before that time unless there is a specific adult expecting them at an earlier time.  Thank you for your attention to ensuring the safety of each and every student here at Frank L. Bowser School.

May 10
NED Show Merch and Spring Fling

Good morning from Frank L. Bowser School!

We had the pleasure of hosting the NED Show here at Frank L. Bowser School yesterday for all students.  This valuable character education program was no charge to the school however the program is funded through the products offered to students in the attached document.  There is also supplementary information available through the website outlined in the brochure attached.   NED products will be on sale at lunch time here at Frank L. Bowser School until May 16th in the upper hallway lunch tables.

Please be reminder that the Frank L. Bowser School’s annual Spring Fair will be on Saturday, May 12th from 10am to 1pm. Please come out and make some FLB memories, enjoying carnival style games, prizes, canteen and BBQ. Some amazing items have been donated for the silent auction and there are three fantastic baskets available to be won in the raffle.

 

Admission is free, games can be played for 50 cents - $1.50 each, and cash or game coupons can be used at the canteen and BBQ. Some additional volunteers to help at the games and to send in cakes forfor the famous Cake Walk are still needed. Please contact the Home and School Association if you have any questions or if you can volunteer at franklhomeandschool@gmail.com or via our Facebook page.

 

This event will happen rain or shine and it is open to the public so feel free to spread the word or invite a friend. All funds will go directly back into supporting teaching and learning at FLB; thank you for your support! 

An extra huge thank you goes out to all the volunteers from our Home and School Committee for making this magical event possible to all of our families!

May 07
Exciting Events at FLB

Good morning from Frank L. Bowser School!

All Frank L. Bowser families are invited to join us this coming Thursday May 10th to celebrate the wonderful Art work and programming taking place here at Frank L. Bowser School.

Please join us for our Annual Night of the Arts starting at 5:45 in the common area hallways of our school.  At 6:20 the group will be invited to walk over to the Riverview Middle School Auditorium for a performance of our award winning drama production, Dream Catcher, along with a performance by our In Harmony students and several individual performances. 

All Grade Four and Five In Harmony Students and Dream Catcher cast members are asked to meet in the Music Room at 5:45 that evening.

Also FLB’s annual Spring Fair will be on Saturday, May 12 from 10-1. Please come out and make some FLB memories, enjoying carnival style games, prizes, canteen and BBQ. Some amazing items have been donated for the silent auction and there are three fantastic baskets available to be won in the raffle.

Admission is free, games can be played for 50 cents - $1.50 each, and cash or game coupons can be used at the canteen and BBQ. Some additional volunteers to help at the games and to send in cakes for the famous Cake Walk are still needed. Please contact the Home and School Association if you have any questions or if you can volunteer at franklhomeandschool@gmail.com or via our Facebook page.

The event will happen rain or shine and it is open to the public so feel free to spread the word or invite a friend. All funds will go directly back into supporting teaching and learning at FLB; thank you for your support!

And finally we will be having a Volunteer Recognition event on Tuesday May 15th at 9:55 am here at Frank L. Bowser School.  If you have volunteered in any capacity throughout this school year, please join us next Tuesday morning for some snacks and light entertainment. 

We appreciate all that is done here for our students through the efforts of so many tireless volunteers.  Thank you all for what you do for our students and staff and especially the manner in which you do it!

April 30
Fundraising and pickup/drop off request

Good morning from Frank L. Bowser School.

Please note that our playground renewal committee will be holding a fundraiser tonight at St Louis Grill 1405 Mountain Rd, Moncton.  A portion of all sales between five pm and closing at 11pm will go towards this important initiative.  Thanks in advance for your support.

We have also been requested by Riverview Middle School to ask that the parking lot near the RMS theatre is not used for pick up or drop off for students at FLB.  This parking area off of Cleveland Ave shares an entrance with school buses and borders the area where RMS students gather outside.  The use of this driveway during school hours is a safety concern for students and staff at Riverview Middle School. 

Thanks in advance for following this request.     

April 16
Good afternoon from Frank L. Bowser School

Good afternoon from Frank L. Bowser School.

Please note the information below:

It is popcorn day this Wednesday April 18th.  Students can pay a dollar per bag on Wednesday and receive their popcorn on Thursday.  Thank you for your support with this Home and School fundraising initiative. 

Blueberry vouchers are going home with students who sold blueberries for our Playground initiative today.  A reminder to follow the instructions on the vouchers carefully.  Please remember to pick up your berries at the customer service desk at the Riverview Sobeys location.  Thanks also for your support with this fundraiser.

Please keep an eye out today for a notice coming home with students regarding the annual Spring Fair happening on May 12th.  We are looking forward to another successful Fair next month and thank you in advance for your support.

Please see the below information sent from the Town of Riverview:

RIVERVIEW (N.B.) Celebrate environmental stewardship and neighbourhood pride at the annual Community Clean-Up on Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Bring the family to enjoy the great outdoors while we tidy up our parks, trails and public spaces together.

Meet at the Riverview Lions Club (701 Coverdale Road), where we will have bags, gloves and a list of locations that need your help. 


After the clean-up, the R
iverview Lions Club will host a barbecue as thanks for everyone’s hard work. There will also be ballots to fill out for a chance to win fun green prizes! Special thanks to event sponsors Steele Sanitation, Eco360 and FERO.

If you’re interested in organizing a group clean-up as part of a teambuilding initiative, we’re happy to help! Please contact Paulette Tingley at 387-2032 or ptingley@townofriverview.ca.

This event will be cancelled if it is snowing on Saturday morning.

 

 

April 11
various

Good morning from Frank L. Bowser School,

Here are just a couple of pieces of information about what is happening here are FLB over the next little while.

In support of the victims and families of the bus tragedy out West we are asking students to wear any sport jersey tomorrow.  In lieu of a jersey, students can also wear Frank L. Bowser school colours tomorrow to show their support.

Show and Share parent teacher sessions are happening tomorrow evening and Friday morning.  If you are unaware of a time that your child’s teacher is expecting you, please call the school to inquire about your specific meeting time.

Our Lost and Found is again overflowing.  All items will be set out in front of the Library on Thursday evening and Friday morning.  Please take a moment to look for items that may belong to your child.  All items will be donated to a local charity early next week in order to make room within the space provided.

There is NO SCHOOL Friday for students as meetings with parents are taking place in the morning and teachers will be engaging in provincially guided professional development in the afternoon.

Have a wonderful remainder of your week and an even better weekend!

March 20
Various

Hello from Frank L. Bowser School,

Here are several important items happening around our wonderful school over the next little while.

There was information last week sent out regarding the possibility of welcoming a service animal to our school.  After consultation with the program organizer we have decided not to move forward with this at this time.  We will however keep communication open regarding the time frame of having this step take place at FLB.

Tomorrow is World Down Syndrome Day.  We are recognizing this day by asking students to wear crazy or interesting socks tomorrow.  More information about this day can be found at: https://worlddownsyndromeday.org/

Please note there is NO SCHOOL for students this week on Thursday March 22.  Teachers will focus on Professional Development in the afternoon and planning for report cards in the morning.

We will be hosting a playground designer next Wednesday March 28th in our classrooms.  This is a big and exciting step for the playground initiative and its committee.  A representative from the chosen builder will be here speaking with students throughout the morning on Wednesday and spending the afternoon putting the suggestions and thoughts together in the form of a visual plan for our new playground.  At 6:30 Wednesday night we will hold an open community meeting here in our Gym where the designer will unveil a concept drawing and some information regarding the process of replacing our existing play structure keeping the same feel and esthetic of our current playground.  Please join us next Wednesday night at 6:30 for this exciting faze of the process.  More information will be sent out individually from the committee in the next couple of days.

Finally please see the information below from the Riverview High Drama Department:

Riverview High School’s drama department will be offering a movie night on Friday March 23rd! We will be premiering Star Wars Last Jedi. Star Wars: The Last Jedi builds upon Star Wars history for a more expansive, high-stakes adventure with plenty of fresh – and classic – elements..   Admission is 5$ minimum donation per person.  Bring the whole family for a great night of food and fun in the Riverview Arts Center Theater and help support our aspiring actors! Doors open at 6: 15 and the movie starts at 7:00. Limited seats available - first come first served. 

Thanks everyone and have a fantastic rest of your week!

February 13
Valentines Day

Good morning from Frank L. Bowser School.

This is just a reminder that tomorrow is Valentine’s Day.  In conjunction with District Policy, it is completely acceptable to send a healthy snack in for your child’s class if you choose to do so however we ask that you do not send in food items that are of minimal nutritional value with a high content of sugar.   More information on our Provincial Healthy Food Policy can be found at:  http://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/ed/pdf/K12/policies-politiques/e/711A.pdf

February 12
reminders

Good morning from Frank L. Bowser School.

Please not that Thursday February 15th 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. The school will be contacting all the daycares to notify them of these times.  If there are any questions or changes to your child’s dismissal routine, please contact the school directly at 856-3450

Home and School will be holding a meeting tomorrow, Tuesday February 13th at 6pm, all are welcome.  

We would like to thank all of the Home and School Association members for their hard work in decorating our school and facilitating several initiatives to have our staff feel appreciated during this week of Staff Appreciation.

A reminder that we are hosting an activity for all students starting Kindergarten next September this Thursday at 4pm.  All students and parents due to start school in September 2018 are invited to join us for a wonderful learning experience put on by our Kindergarten teaching team.

Thanks everyone and have a wonderful week!

February 08
Hearts for Hope

Our Hearts for Hope campaign will begin next Monday February 12th and run until Friday February 16th. Students may buy hearts beginning Monday. Small hearts are one dollar and large hearts are five dollars. Decorated hearts will be displayed on our Hearts for Hope wall with all proceeds going to the Dr. Sheldon H. Rubin Oncology Clinic at the Moncton Hospital.

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
Reminders

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
Reminders

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
reminders

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 (www.flbplaygroundproject.com) 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 www.riverviewcta.com or visit us on Facebook. (https://www.facebook.com/riverviewcta/).

August 22
School Supplies