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Our annual kickoff to kindergarten is on October 26th at 4:00 at the school. This event is for parents of our next year's kindergarten class. Parents will learn about how they can support their child to get ready for school. This is a parent only event.
Any child attending kindergarten next year needs to be registered at the school. Registration opened on October 10th. Parents
will fill out the Student Registration Form and the School Entry Permit and provide official
proof of age and address. Parents will also be given a time for their child's EYE-DA appointment.
In September the
school received $1000.00 towards our Breakfast Program from Farm Credit
Cooperative. We are participating in a Food Drive for them on October 12. We
are asking for the community to send in food items, no later than the morning
of October 12. There will be a truck here at the school that will transport all
that we collect to the Helping Hands Food Bank. This food drive will benefit
our school community, and the greater community as well. Please help spread the
word! Since we are participating in this food drive our school will be entered
into a draw to win $500 for the school and $1000 for Helping Hands.
Please visit our "News" section to view our October newsletter.
There will be a used book sale for students this week in the library. All students will be able to purchase books during their class visit to the library starting Wednesday September 13th. All proceeds will go towards the purchase of new books for our library.
A big thank you from the Salisbury Elementary School community! The funds donated will help fund our breakfast program and will help pay for some student lunches.
Check out our September newsletter. There is a lot of important information in this edition. Just click on the news section for access to our newsletters.
Happy new year to all students at Salisbury Elementary! Friday September 9th is the first day that all our kindergarten students are in school together.
Friday June 23rd is the last day of school for students. This will be a half day. Dismissal will be at 11:30. Dismissal will be at 11:30. Dismissal will be at 11:30.
Our drama club will perform the Lorax on Thursday April 13th at 6:30 in the gym. Dessert will be served following the presentation. Tickets are $5.00 and must be purchased in advanced at the school.
Our drama club presented The Lorax at the district's annual drama festival. They received awards for: ensemble acting, sets and costumes, excellent choice of script using quality children's literature with a relevant message. Congratulations to all cast members and to Mrs. Hoogendyk, Mrs. Lewis and Mrs. Phillips!
There is no school on Friday April 14th and Monday April 17th because of Good Friday and Easter Monday.
Parent-teacher interviews for this term are Thursday April 6th from 3:00-8:00 and Friday April 7th from 8:30-12:00. As a result, there is no school for students on Friday April 7th.
If you look in the "Documents" section of this website, you will find the definitions for "Hold and Secure" and "Lockdown". When the school goes into "Hold and Secure", the threat is not in the building and it is business as usual. However, no one can enter (except students and staff) or leave the building. It is possible that a "Hold and Secure" can become a "Lockdown" situation and vice-versa.
Students were rewarded for good behaviour for the month of January by having a Zumba session in our gym with certified Zumba instructor Jackie Rousselle.
Also for the next 6 Mondays, Jackie will offer noon hour Zumba for our students. All these activities are being paid by fundraising money.
On Thursday our grades 3 and 4 classes got to attend an asembly put together by Right To Play. This organization through the power of play, has helped one million children, recognize their potential and realize their dreams. hrough the power of play, has helped one million children, recognize their potential and realize their dreams. Their programs focus on measurably impacting the three most critical areas of child development: the quality of their education, their ability to stay healthy and their potential to help build peaceful communities.
The Welcome to Kindergarten event that had been scheduled for Febrary 16th has been has been rescheduled to March 2nd at 4:00. This event is for students that will be attending kindergarten next year and their parents.
Check out our latest newsletter in the News section.
December 20th is the deadline for all parents of kindergarten and grade 2 students to register their child for
Immersion or English Prime for 2017-2018 school year. The ASD-E web site is www.asde-e.nbed.nb.ca. Parents without access to the internet can
contact Cindy Mitton (506-364-4785). All kindergarten and grade 2 students must All kindergarten and grade 2 students must register regardless of the program they choose.
Our Christmas concerts will be on December 20th. The grades 1-2 concert (including k\1 Fitch) will be at 9:00.
The kindergarten concert is at 10:30.
The grades 3-4 concert is at 12:30.
The snow date is December 21st.
Our first of two book fairs of the year will take place from Monday November 21 to Wednesday November 23 from 8:30am to 3:00pm and Thursday November 24 from 8:30am to 7:30pm. All students will be visiting sometime during that week and can purchase items. Thank you to all our volunteers. All proceeds from the sale will go to the purchase of new books for the library and the classrooms.
There is a meeting for parents wishing to get information on french immersion (grade 1 and grade 3 entry) on Wednesday November 23rd at the auditorium at JMA Armstrong school at 6:30.
Each month, we want to recognize students that are following our SES ABCDs values: A- Act Safely B- Be Prepared C- Cooperate D- Do your Best. Every student that has not spent time in reflection hall or have only attended once or twice get to attend a monthly celebration. For the month of September, these students were given extra outdoor play on a beautiful sunny day. For the month of October, Mad Science came in and "wowed" the students with an exciting assembly! Who knows what will be in store for November? As always, it will be a surprise!
All classes have completed art projects that will be displayed on greeting cards that will be sold to raise funds for our school. Students will be bringing home order forms in the near future. Sets of 18 will be sold for $20. All sets will include 18 cards. You can buy a class set (18 of the same card) or a school set (18 different cards). school-order-form 2 (1).pdf
Our first parent-teacher interviews will be held after school and in the evening on Thursday November 24th and the morning of Friday November 25th. There is no school on Friday November 25th for students for the parent-teacher interviews and for professional learning. Teachers will be booking appointments shortly.
The registration for students beginning kindergarten in the fall of 2017 was from October 11-14 at the school office. If you have missed this date you can simply drop by the school and register however it is best to do it sooner than later. When registering, parents need to bring: birth certificate, medicare number, proof of immunization and proof of address.
Tuesday October 11 is picture day at Salisbury Elementary for all grade levels.
Our cross country team will start practices this week as well as attending its first meet of the season. Practices are Tuesday mornings at the school from 7:40 to 8:10 and Thursday afternoons from 2:30 to 3:15.
The meets will be on Wednesdays starting at 4:00 at Centennial Park. The Championship races are on Tuesday October 18.
In the newsletter that was sent home on the first day of school, there was an error in dates for the "Bring your parent to school night". In the newsletter it says Thursday September 30th, it should read Thursday September 29th. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused.
It is already time to go back to school! All grade 1-4 students begin classes on Tuesday September 6th. All class list will be posted in the foyer entering the school. Most students already know who their teacher for the year is because they have visited with this teacher last spring. There are only a few exceptions where changes had to be made. On the first day of school, students can play outside until the 8:10 bell. If needed, they can drop off their book bag to their new classroom before going out to play. The kindergarten have a staggered entry, some will begin Tuesday, some will begin Wednesday and finally some will begin on Thursday. All students will be in school on Friday. There will be many notices going home on the first few days with some needing signatures and important information. Please check your child's book bag for these.
See you soon!