École Polson Park PS Family Update

September 18, 2022

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Dear Families:

It's a busy week coming up at Polson with two soccer tournaments as well as our Terry Fox School Run. If you would like to support Polson's Terry Fox Fundraising campaign, please follow the link below. As well, save the date for our Polson Open House taking place on, Thursday, September 29th for a chance to visit your child's classroom (5-6 pm). Many thanks to all of our staff for volunteering to help with these activities beyond the classroom.

A reminder that our new school organization goes into effect tomorrow as communicated last week. Please take note of the new organization of English classes below. Thank-you for your collaboration in supporting students with this change. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out!

Email polso@limestone.on.ca Phone: 613-542-5926

Polson Terry Fox School Run/Walk -Friday, September 23rd. Please follow the link below to donate.

Coming Up

International Week of the Deaf

Monday, September 19th -Day 5

  • New School Organization Begins

Tuesday, September 20th Day 1

  • Running Club 8:30 am

Wednesday, September 21st Day 2

  • Boys' Soccer Tournament at John Machin Soccer Park

Thursday, September 22nd Day 3

  • Autumn Equinox
  • Girls' Soccer Tournament at John Machin Soccer Park
  • Running Club 8:30 am

Friday, September 23rd Day 4

  • Polson Pride Friday!
  • Rain Date for Soccer Tournament
  • Polson Terry Fox Walk/Run Day

Looking ahead

September 25th -journée des Franco-Ontariens

September 26th -PA Day

September 26th -27th -Rosh Hashanah

September 27th -SAC Meeting Elections at 6:30 pm

September 29th -Polson Open House 5-6 pm

September 30th -Orange Shirt Day

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Polson School Advisory Council

We invite parents/guardians to become involved in the life of the school and on our school advisory council. Stay tuned for more information and upcoming dates. We welcome your support! Find out what's happening by following SAC on social media! The first meeting is going to be held on Tuesday, September 27th at 6:30 pm. Please join us!
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Threat/Risk Assessment Notifications and Process

Please follow the link to download a PDF copy of the document below.

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Traffic Safety

Thank you for making sure our students are safe by observing traffic rules and parking restrictions during arrival and dismissal times. If you drive, please be patient, watchful and alert!

A few reminders:

  • The parking lots have limited space; please do not linger.
  • Please remember that accessibility spots are for families with permits only.
  • The area in front of the school is a Bus Zone. No parking, idling, or drop-offs are permitted.
  • Yard supervision begins at 8:55 am. The school day begins at 9:10 am.

Please see the image below to make sure you are aware of bus zones and no-drop off areas.Thank you for looking out for our students and keeping everyone safe!

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Medical Safety Plans

If your child has any significant health conditions such as asthma or allergies or if they require medical procedures and/or medications to be administered at school, it is imperative that we receive medical plans prior to the start of school. Thank-you to those parents who have already submitted this information. Please contact the school directly if you have any new medical information to share with the school or if you need assistance accessing or completing the medical forms. Please follow the LDSB link below to access information regarding medical plans of care with links to required forms.


https://www.limestone.on.ca/board/medical_procedures


School Day Schedule

Yard Supervision begins at 8:55 am.

9:10-10:50 - 100 mins

10:50--11:40 - recess/nutrition

11:40 -1:20 - 100 mins

1:20-2:00 - recess/nutrition

2:00-3:40 - 100 mins

3:40-Dismissal

School Messenger App

If you are new to our school, please take the time to download the School Messenger App to stay connected and report student absences. If you wish to receive our family updates, please follow the instructions for selecting email as one of your preferences.

For more information please follow the links below.

LDSB SchoolMessenger App Tutorial: How to Sign Up & Log In

Office Hours

Our office administrator is Marie Campbell. If you need any assistance, please call 613-542-5926 between 8:00 am-4:00 pm or email the school at polso@limestone.on.ca and we will get back to you!