Grizzly Family Update

June 27-29

Congratulations to our Grizzly Graduates!

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Field Trips and Fun!

Dear Families,

Thank you of a wonderful year full of learning, support and fun. This week was a great example of how our school and community come together to make great things happen.


We we so proud of our Grade 8 students who graduated on Wednesday. It was a beautiful in-school ceremony followed by a limo ride to escape room fun. More than anything we are proud of the amazing young people that our community has raised. We know they will continue on to great things, take new risks in learning; and to lead with kindness and integrity.


The rest of the school also got to join in the fun on Thursday and Friday this week with every class participating in a year end field trip! Thank you to our school council and Bingo volunteers for funding these memorable experiences.


Although changes are always possible. This is what our school organization will look like next fall. For most students, only one class placement is possible , but we are happy to share tentative placements with our Grade 4 students and will include this tentative informaiton with their report cards on Tuesday.


Next Year's School Organization:


Kindergarten: Amy Ford & Natasha Vankoughnett

Grade 1 / 2: Joclynn Irwin

Grade 3 / 4: Amy Kervin & Kyle MacKenzie

Grade 4 / 5: Kelly Pare

Grade 6 / 7 / 8: Mara Wyatt & Adam Spiers


French: Matthew Saunders


Looking forward to a great (and short) week ahead. We wish you a very happy summer and are already looking forward to seeing you again in September.


Jean Paquin, Principal & Emily Stephen, Vice Principal

paquinj@limestone.on.ca ; stephene@limestone.on.ca

This Week:

Monday, June 27 (Day 5)

Wacky Hat Day – the wackier the better


Tuesday, June 28: (Day 1)

Report Cards sent home to families

Kindergarten Family Picnic 12-1

(Rain day: same time on Wednesday)


Wednesday, June 29: (Day 2)

Last Day of School for students


Thursday, June 30:

PA Day

Coming Up & Beyond:

Happy Summer!...

Opportunity for Students and Families:

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Summer Autism Programs

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Ontario School battery recycling challenge

Thank you for continuing to support our school and Sick Kids Hospital by recycling your batteries.There is a collection bucket for our school at the Centex Gas Station - Glenburnie Convenience (2408 Perth Road). A big thank you to them for helping us! Prizes are awarded to winning schools and Glenburnie placed first in Ontario last year!!! Let's see if we can keep our winning streak!

Early ON

EarlyON programs will resume at GPS the week of February 3rd. EarlyON offers free programs for parents and caregivers with children from birth to 6 years.


Special Note: Programs have moved to a pre-registration format where all participants are required to sign-up in advance. To sign up go to www.keyon.ca. Click "Register" and follow the instructions.


Programs at GPS will be scheduled on Wednesdays & Fridays from 9:30-12:00

GPS Advisory Council (SAC)

New and returning members attended our first school council meeting of 2021-2022 last week and elected some new representatives for some key positions.


Co-chairs - Stacey Andrews and Melissa Harding

Treasurer - Keeth Petty

Secretary - Sarah Purvis


Glenb.council@gmail.com


You also can follow us on Facebook at:


https://www.facebook.com/GlenburnieSchoolCouncil


or on Twitter at @GPScouncil

We would love to have you as part of our council!!

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Glenburnie Public School is proud to participate in Charitable Gaming through Community Spirit Gaming. This ongoing financial support allows us to offer much needed programs and services. When we come together, we make things possible for our community.
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