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November 23
Especially for families with children who will be in Kindergarten in 2018
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Family and Child Education Anglophone WEST (FACE AW) is a program which serves children and their families of the Anglophone School District West region.  This is a not-for-profit agency which receives funding from the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development for children from ages 0-8 with developmental concerns.  They provide a range of service which may include in-home service through the support of their Early Childhood Educators, liaison with other agencies, and assistance with transition to school .  They also are responsible for the Developmental Childcare Program which provides funding support for children who are in preschool and are determined in need of extra assistance.  They deliver the Early Years Direct Assessment (EYE-DA) to all children in ASD-W prior to school entry and provide follow-up and intervention for children who need transition to school support.  They provide infant attachment programs for parents through a reflective based approach.  FACE also provides parenting programs and seeks ways to help parents connect with helpful community programs.   FACE has offices in Fredericton and Woodstock.

Call our toll free number 1-855-454-3762 should you wish to discuss your child’s needs with one of their staff.

November 23
GNMES Christmas Dinner - Purchase Tickets by Friday, Dec. 1st

Christmas Dinner - Tuesday, December 5th

Sliced Roast Turkey
Mashed Potatoes
Vegetables       Cranberry Sauce
Savory Stuffing  Gravy
Christmas Cookie
$6.00 (includes milk)
**Please note that no other meals will be available that day**

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**Last day for cafeteria services (including milk purchases) will be Friday, December 15th. Students will need to bring a lunch from home for the last week before Christmas break.**
November 23
Wild West Book Fair Fundraiser - Nov. 21-24

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Did you know that the Book Fair is a fundraiser for our school? When you purchase items at the Book Fair, we receive credit to spend at Scholastic! We are going to use the credits from our fall book fair to purchase new books for our classrooms.

We hope you will join us at the book fair located in the DEN!

Tuesday, November 21st from 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Wednesday, November 22nd, from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday, November 23rd from 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday, November 24th from 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Please note that we will be unable to accept payments via cheque or credit card at this book fair. We will be accepting CASH ONLY. Thank you.
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We currently have 3 overflowing Lost & Found bins located on the dance floor. Items will be displayed during Parent-Teacher Interviews this week, or parents are welcome to come check for lost treasures before then. Please check in at the office before proceeding down the hall. Thank you!

November 23
GNMES Home & School Fundraiser - Pizza Delight Coupons (Due Dec. 1st)

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Gibson-Neill Memorial Elementary School 
Help fundraise and feed your family at the same time!
For only $20 you can have a Pizza Delight 15" round 3 topping pizza and a 12" garlic cheese fingers (value of $36).  No expiry date.
Valid at Fredericton Prospect and St. Mary’s locations only. TAKE OUT ONLY.
$5 from every ticket sale goes directly to school activities!!!
Please feel free to ask your friends and family if they would like to take advantage of this great deal but we do not recommend door-to-door sales.  Order forms must be returned with cash only by Friday, December 1, 2017 (we will not be accepting orders after this date).   Printed coupons will be sent home with the students the week of December 4th, 2017.  Just in time for the holidays!!!
November 16
2018-2019 French Second Language Program Registration

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For more information on the French Second Language Programs please click on the link below.


November 15
Family Movie Night - Friday, November 17th, 2017
FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT (Siblings and friends are welcomed.)
DATE: Friday, November 17th, 2017
TIME: Doors open at 6:00p.m.; movie starts at 6:30p.m.
COST: $5/person OR $20/family (cash only)
INCLUDES: Movie, popcorn and treats
AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE ($1 each): pizza slices, bottled water
·         This movie is rated PG. To determine suitability for your family, please check online reviews.
·         Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
·         Some chairs will be available but feel free to bring along a blanket or pillow to sit on the floor.
·         All money will be collected at the door.  (Cash only, please.)

QUESTIONS? Please use the GNMES Home and School Association Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Gibson-Neill-Home-School-Association-285402174885338/ or e-mail us at gnmeshomeandschool@hotmail.com.

Hope to see you there!

November 15
2017-2018 Student Clothing Order - Due Nov. 15th

The 2017-2018 student clothing orders are due tomorrow, November 15th. T-shirts are $15, hoodies are $30 (cash only) and are a new design this year. The shirts are made by Gildan and are royal blue with green printing. Sizes: Youth S, M, L, XL or Adult sizes S, M, L, XL, or XXL.

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November 14
Reminder: No School Friday, Nov. 10th & Monday, Nov. 13th

Friday, November 10th, is a Professional Learning Day for all staff so there is no school for students.

Monday, November 13th, is the Remembrance Day Observance and there is no school for staff and students.


November 07
Important Upcoming Dates to Note

Following are a list of important dates to make note of on your calendars:

November Dates: 

Nov. 8th - Home & School minutes from Oct. 2 have been uploaded.

School Clothing Order - Due Wednesday, Nov. 15th (cash payment only)

Movie Night: Despicable Me 3 - Friday, Nov. 17th  - Doors open at 6pm, movie starts at 6:30. Cost: $5/person or $20/family (children must be accompanied by an adult).

Report Cards will be sent home - Monday, Nov. 20th

Wild West Book Fair - Tuesday, Nov. 21st - Friday, Nov. 24th (closes at 12 pm)

Parent-Teacher Interviews & Professional Learning Day - No classes for students

PSSC Meeting - Thursday, Nov. 30th at 6:30 pm 

December Dates:

GNMES Tree Lighting - Wednesday, Dec. 6th at 6pm

K-2 Christmas Concert (for parents/family members of students whose last name begins with letters from L to Z) - Thursday, December 7th at 9:15am in the Big Gym. (This is a change from the previous 2 years to make it equitable for all families.)

K-2 Christmas Concert (for parents/family members of students whose last name begins with letters from A-K) - Friday, December 8th at 9:15am in the Big Gym.  (This is a change from the previous 2 years to make it equitable for all families.)
November 07
Home & School Meeting - Monday, November 6th

The GNMES Home & School Meeting will be Monday, November 6th at 6pm in The Den. New members are always welcome. We look forward to seeing you there!

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