ES Update

March 18, 2021

Upcoming Events

Monday, March 22 ~ K & grade 1 Breakfast Meeting (9:30am ~ Virtual)(Kathy Funamoto’s Zoom Link)

Tuesday, March 23 ~ Grades 2 & 3 Breakfast Meeting (9:30am ~ Virtual)(Kathy Funamoto’s Zoom Link)

Thursday, March 25 ~ Grades 4 & 5 Breakfast Meeting (9:30am ~ Virtual)(Kathy Funamoto’s Zoom Link)

Friday, March 26 ~ Ped Day (no school for students)

Thursday, April 1 ~ Grade 6 Transition to Middle School (9:30am ~ Virtual)(Kathy Funamoto’s Zoom Link)

Friday, April 2 ~ Good Friday (school closed)

Monday, April 5 ~ Easter Monday (school closed)

Thursday, April 15 ~ Student Led Portfolios (3-7pm) (early dismissal)

Friday, April 16 ~ Student Led Portfolios (8-12am) (no school for students)

Friday, April 30 ~ Ped Day (no school for students)

Need to know

Student Initiative ~ Merci: Zach Beckerleg, Alexandre Maietta, and Hudson Clarke ont réussi à amasser beaucoup de matériel pour le centre Tyndall et aider des enfants. Bravo!


Thank You Message for Parents from the PVA: Please read this note from the PVA


Breakfast Meetings: These meetings are an opportunity for parents to meet with the administration to discuss the transition to the next school year. See Upcoming Events for particulars.


Grade 6 Transition to Middle School: Grade 6 parents (not students) are invited to take this opportunity to meet Mr. Lajoie and learn more about the Middle School. See Upcoming Events for particulars.


Letter from Public Health: Please review this flowchart (in English or in French) to determine what to do if your child is exposed to a positive Covid-19 case.


1000 Acts of Kindness: Beginning today, March 18, we as a community will be performing 100 acts of kindness each week for 10 consecutive weeks. Starting today with Week 1 and ending on the following Thursday. Each week, a specific act of kindness will be chosen and the community will attempt to perform 100 examples of the chosen act. The first five weeks’ acts have already been determined and are listed below. For detailed instructions please visit this slide presentation on how to participate in the “1000 Acts of Kindness” challenge. Check our social media accounts and weekly mailbags for updates in the weeks to come.

Week 1 - (March 22 - March 26) - The “Climate Hero” challenge

Week 2 - (March 27 - April 2) - The “Montrealers for Montrealers Sandwich” challenge

Week 3 - (April 3 - April 9) - The “Selwyn Let’s Talk” challenge

Week 4 - (April 8 - April 15) - The “Walk Miles in my Shoes” challenge

Week 5 - (April 16 - April 23) - The “$10 Donation” Challenge

Week 6 to 10 - TBD

Covid-19 Reminders

Check out Mr. Downey's email from January 28th noting changes to Public Health policies regarding symptoms that need to be tested or the isolation policy.


Check out this COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool from the Quebec Government’s website. This self-assessment tool is not intended to be a substitute for medical attention. Always follow the healthcare professional’s instructions.


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