February Update

Elginburg & District Public School

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School Council Dance Friday, March 6th!

The Elginburg School Council would like to invite you to a Family Dance on Friday, March 6th from 5:30 - 7:30.

All students from Kindergarten to Grade 8 are invited!

  • COST - $15 per family (includes one family picture at the photo booth)
  • LIVE DJ with lights
  • PHOTO BOOTH with fun props for the whole family. Photos by Jana (professional photographer). 1 family picture included with entrance; add another pose for $5
  • CONCESSION stand run by our Grade 8 class (to raise money for their year end trip)
  • SPOT DANCES with prizes
  • Theme: "WEAR YOUR BEST!" If your best is a fancy dress - go for it! If your best is track pants - you're in too!
  • Grade 7 & 8 students can attend in groups of 4 with one parent chaperone!

Proceeds from the dance go towards technology purchases at the school.

Don't Forget Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday!

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Grade 8 Graduation, SK Graduation & Sibling Photos

Grade 8 Graduation Photos are on March 6th. Don't forget to wear a white dress shirt! We can't wait to see your smiling faces!

Senior Kindergarten Photos are also on March 6th.

Sibling photos - please fill out the form that was sent home today. Please send it back to the school if you would like a sibling photo!

Student Census Coming Soon!

In the Limestone District School Board, we are committed to equity, inclusion and ensuring everyone feels a strong sense of belonging – that everyone can see themselves in Limestone. To help us achieve this, we are undertaking two important projects over the next few years – a student census and a workforce census.

We are beginning with a census of students in Grades 4 to 12 later this spring. By learning more about our students – their backgrounds, experiences and needs – we can identify where systemic barriers exist, and determine how to eliminate discriminatory biases in our classes and schools as outlined in the Ontario Education Equity Action Plan.

To help prepare for the census and better understand how it will inform our work supporting students’ achievement and well-being, we’re going to share small tidbits of information with you weekly.

Today, we invite you to visit our dedicated web page to watch a short public service announcement and review some frequently asked questions. As the weeks progress, leading up to the survey, we will share more details including survey questions, how educators might introduce these topics to students to ensuring informed answers, and how the data will be used going forward.

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Online payments coming soon!

Our school is one of several schools to launch a new secure online portal that will allow families to complete payments and permission forms online. Parents and guardians will be invited via email to view their student’s school-related events such as field trips, sporting events or activities such as hot lunch and yearbook purchases. Parents/guardians will then be asked to complete the required permissions (if applicable) and complete payment via credit card or electronic funds transfer from their bank account.

Instructions on how to register for this new system will be shared once the system goes live in March. This new portal will remove the risks associated with sending money to school with students, the frustration of lost or missing permission forms, and significantly reduce the amount of paper our school consumes.

We look forward to sharing more information with you soon

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Upcoming Events

February 24 - School Council 6 p.m. - free babysitting - everyone welcome!

February 26 - PINK shirt Anti Bullying Day

February 28 - Toque Spirit Day

March 5 - Thursday Pajama Day - change in date due to grad photos

March 6 - Valentine's Dance Redo 5:30 - 7:30

March 6 - Sibling, Graduation, SK Photo Day

March 16-20 - March Break

March 23 - Parent Council 6 p.m. - free baby sitting - everyone welcome!

March 27 - Beach Day

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Lunch Box Order Form

It is never too late to make an order!

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