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June 17
Last Message of the Year

Dear Magnetic Hill Families

This is the last Sunday message of the year. Our school year will come to an end this coming Friday at 11:30 with bus pick up. Friday is a ½ day for students.

The Home and School BBQ is on THURSDAY. I am resending the notice as an attachment in our parent email. Please note the typo for orders. The event is THURSDAY and orders need to be sent before the end of the day on Wednesday so we can plan accordingly.

The cafeteria and breakfast club are finished for the year. Thank you to our loyal and incredible parent volunteers who helped out this with the program. Your support is greatly appreciated. Thank you to Mrs. Gass our cafeteria manager for all of her hard work and effort on behalf of our students.

Students will need to bring a lunch this week as there is no cafeteria service. We will be selling some items such as freezies and ice pops at recess and noon hour on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Please check your child’s agenda as we have several outings scheduled for this week including Resurgo Place, Bowling and Swimming depending on the team.

We have about 20 year book left for purchase in the office for $20. First come, first served.

Happy Father’s Day!

Mr. Smith

June 10
A New Week on the Hill

Dear Magnetic Hill Families

We are into the countdown to the end of the year:
For Grade 8 parents, please ensure that information regarding the dinner and leaving ceremony have been passed in to the office by the end of the day on Monday.
Our next home and school meeting will be on Tuesday of this week, 6:30 in the library.
The cafeteria kitchen closes this FRIDAY. This means no hot lunch service or breakfast club after Friday.
There will be limited snack items available for purchase at recess and noon hour.
Our Field Day and Home and School BBQ will be held on the 21st.
The least day for students is the 22nd and it will be a ½ day with bus dismissal at 11:30.
Please check your child’s agenda and notes from home room teacher regarding upcoming team events and outings.

Have a great week.
Mr. Smith and Staff.

June 03
News for the Week of June 4-8

Dear Magnetic Hill School Families

Welcome to the first full week of June.
Here are the items that are upcoming this week and some reminders for the next couple of weeks.

We are starting are yearend trip season. Monday our grade 6 students are off to Camp Centennial for the day.
We are completing our assessments at the grade 6 level this week.
Teachers are gathering data and preparing for term 3 report cards. Arriving on time and being present at school are very important at this time of year!
The pickup for Jolly Farmer items will be on June 7th.
June 8th is going to be a huge day at the school with our Wellness Expo and United Way Day of Caring. For parents in k-2 please be sure to sign the waiver for “My Gym”.  A reminder the cost per student for the day is $2 to assist with expenses for all the student activities.
Our next home and school meeting will be on June 12th.
The last day for CAFETERIA is on Friday June 15th.
The last day of classes for students is June 22nd.

Have a great week.
Mr. Smith and staff


May 27
A New Week on the Hill

Dear Magnetic Hill Families

Thank you to everyone for their support of our Family Fun Day on Saturday. Thank you to the parent organizers, volunteers, students who assisted and families who came out to make the day so successful.
Home and School meeting this Tuesday at 7:00.


This week our Grade 8s have a busy schedule. May 29th all our grade 8s who will be attending HTHS will be spending the morning at HTHS for a tour and orientation session. The Grade 8 dance at HTHS will be on May 30th. Please note you must have attended the session at HTHS and be present on the 30th in order to participate in the dance.

A SAFETY CONCERN… there is NO PASSING in the drop off zone in front of the school. If there are any vehicles in the lane ahead of you, please be patient. YOU CANNOT PASS THESE VEHICLES. Other parents are unloading their children. Please show consideration to all our community members when dropping children off at any time.

Assessments continue at the school this week. Our Grade 2 and 4 students finishing up and the Grade 6 classes beginning their assessments.

Some other upcoming dates:
Last Grade 7 Immunization clinic on the 29th
Our last day for cafeteria services is on June 15th.

Have a super week.
Mr. Smith and Staff​

May 21
News for the Week of May 22-25

Dear Magnetic Hill Families

We are entering the busy time of year at the school.
There are multiple things happening over the next few days and week as we move closer to the end of our academic year.
Wednesday is our Kindergarten Orientation Day. Please note THERE ARE NO CLASSES ON WEDNESDAY FOR OUR CURRENT KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS.
For parents of our incoming kindergarten students, please bring a recent picture of your child on Wednesday for an activity we will be doing as part of the orientation process. Your child will be in the classroom and on the bus while parents will meet with Mr. Smith in the library.
This coming weekend, May 26th is our annual Family Fun Day. More information to follow.
Our Grade 2 students are beginning their assessment in reading and writing.
The Jolly Farmer Basket fundraiser for the home and school closes this Thursday. Please send in any order forms.

Have a great week!
Mr. Smith and Staff.

May 16
End of the Week at Magnetic Hill School

Dear Magnetic Hill Families

There are a few things that I would like to share before the end of the week.
A reminder there are no classes for students on Thursday afternoon due to our ½ professional learning session. K-2 pickup is at 11:30 and 3-8 pickup is at 12:00.
There are no classes for students on Friday due to the NBTA branch day and on Monday due to the Victoria Day Holiday.
On Wednesday the 23rd it is our Kindergarten Orientation Day. Our 2018-19 kindergarten students will be joining us for the day to get acquainted with our school. Our current kindergarten students will be staying home for the day.
Don’t forget your order forms for the Jolly Farmer Fundraiser through home and school.
Have a terrific Victoria Day long weekend. Summer will soon be upon us.
Mr. Smith and Staff​

May 13
A New Week on the Hill

Dear Magnetic Hill School Families

Here is what is on tap at the school for this week.
It is a “short week” our last ½ day Professional Learning Session on Thursday. It will be AN EARLY DISMISSAL day.
Friday there are no classes for students due to the NBTA and CUPE professional days.
Monday there are no classes due to the Victoria Day holiday.
As the warm weather draws near, I did want to remind students of our dress code for summer attire. It was sent home at the beginning of the year and can be found on our school website.
Our regularly scheduled PSSC meeting is on Tuesday the 15th (not the 8th)
The Jolly Farmer Basket fund raiser for the home and school. A flyer has gone home and attached to the email, and available on the school website.
Kindergarten Orientation Day for our new kindergarten students is May 23rd. Our current kindergarten students do not have classes on the 23rd.
Our Family Fun Day is May 26th at the school. If you can help out please let us know at the office and we can pass your name on to the Home and School.
Provincial Assessments will be taking place at the grade 2, 4 and 6 level in the next couple of weeks along with district summative assessments. Homeroom teachers will notify you of dates.
June 8th is United Way Day of Caring at the School and our Wellness Day.
Have a super week.

Mr. Smith and Staff​

December 30
Flipgive Fundraiser

 Please don’t forget to use FlipGive when shopping online to support our school
https://www.flipgive.com/teams/106944-magnetic-hill-school
October 03
Papa John's Code for Magnetic Hill School

​This week Papa Johns, 1909 Mountain Road, is holding a special promotion to support Magnetic Hill School. The CODE is MagneticHill25 when placing your order. 20% of sales will come back to the school. Order over $25 and receive enough PJ points for a free pizza. Online orders only. 

Thank you

Mr. Smith and Staff 

February 26
Nut Free and Allergy Sensitive Lunch Ideas!

​Attached are ideas and suggestions for lunches that respect our peanut and tree nut sensitive students at Magnetic Hill School. Allergy Alerts.pdfAllergy Alerts.pdf

 

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