École James R. Henderson

Weekly Update

Friday, March 12th, 2021

Dear Families,


Our "Dress as Your Favourite Character Day" was a huge success: we don't know who was more enthusiastic, the staff or the students! We have included a few of the many photos for you to enjoy....stay tuned: next week we will have a special "Forest of Reading" edition of the Weekly Update complete with the names of our picks for most creative costumes this year, and pictures of everyone!


We are so excited for our Scholastic Virtual Book Fair to begin! The Book Fair will take place from March 15th to March 21st, and we know that students will be excited to view all of the wonderful titles, order some new books, or let their teachers know which books they feel should be ordered for our library for all to enjoy! There is detailed information about the Virtual Book Fair provided below. Un grand merci, Mme Clarke :)


A reminder that we plan to continue keep everyone's positive energy flowing with "Fake March Break" next week! The School Spirit Days include:

Monday, March 15th: PJ and "Drop Everything and Read" Day (to kick off our Virtual Book Fair Week -- wear your favourite jammies, but please leave the stuffies at home!)

Tuesday, March 16th: Spy Day (staff have a plan to include some opportunities for students to crack hidden codes and discover secret messages...we are pretty excited about this one!)

Wednesday, March 17th: St. Patrick's Day

Thursday, March 18th: Inside Out & Backwards Day (staff are planning to focus on games and arts projects to make this a creative and fun day!)

Friday, March 19th: Hawk Spirit and Movie Day

Un grand merci à Mme Creighton, Ms. Kivistik et les elèves de la 6ième année pour avoir organisé cette semaine d'esprit!


A reminder that all students must complete the COVID Self Screener each morning, and if any symptoms are present must stay home (siblings too) and follow Public Health direction. Detailed information can be found on the LDSB website: https://www.limestone.on.ca/news/what_s_new/ministry_revises_c_o_v_i_d-19_screening_tool


Have a fantastic weekend, Hawks!


Mme Peart and Mrs. Davey

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Save the Date: Virtual Scholastic Book Fair: March 15th-21st

Online Registration for 2021-22 Has Begun!

Kindergarten Registration is now open! Please ensure that you register your child/ren who will begin Kindergarten in September 2021. Detailed information is provided in the link below:

https://www.limestone.on.ca/news/what_s_new/kindergarten_registration_now_open


And online registration for students of all grades is now also open. We are already getting excited for the 2021-22 school year! You can access the Online Student Registration Form using the following link:

https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=Xxb04a7rgk2nPKDeWTgwvuA2N-ymBn9ElBpKp0GN6NxUMTlLUkxQT0FCTFlIVTlRMzEzVFIzUFhSTC4u

Henderson Hawks Spirit Wear and Accessories Online Store

We have decided that EVERY Friday will be a Henderson Hawks Spirit Day! On Fridays, slip on some green and yellow clothing, footwear or accessories, and show how proud you are to be a Hawk!


Families who wish to purchase Henderson Hawks Spirit Wear: Check out all of the amazing clothing and accessories available at our École James R. Henderson School E-Store:

https://specialtytrophies.ca/jrhendersonpublicschool/

School Council Information/Mom's Pantry Fundraiser

It is not too late to order some delicious products through our Mom's Pantry Fundraiser! Please see detailed information below. **Please note that due to restrictions with COVID-19, we are unable to commit to Group Pick up orders. You MUST select products that can be delivered to your home, by selecting “Fundraiser Order (From Afar). This will allow for individual shipping. Only “dry” products (i.e. not frozen or fresh) are available for order at this time.**



Our next School Council meeting will take place on Thursday, April 8th 2021 from 6:45-8:45. This meeting will be held virtually. Please email daveyjk@limestone.on.ca if you would like to attend.

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