Glenburnie PS Weekly Update

October 7-11, 2019

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Potential CUPE Job Action and School Closure

We know everyone is anxious about the status of school tomorrow. Information will be confirmed by Monday morning, much the way we handle inclement weather days. Information wil be shared by 6 a.m. on Board communication channels and direct messages to families (e.g. messenger app, board website).

In the event the strike lasts into the week, the following will be cancelled or rescheduled:

  • Parent council meeting
  • Hot Lunch
  • Grade 7 Immunizations
  • Photo Day
  • The Grade 7 and 8 Trip to Skywood (will be reimbursed in full or rescheduled)

We will communicate all changes to you if they arise.

This Week

Monday, October 7, Day 4

  • Parent Council Meeting 6:30 pm in library

Tuesday, October 8, Day 5

Wednesday, October 9, Day 1

  • Hot Lunch - Hot Dogs and Milk Shakes
  • Grade 7 immunizations
  • Photo Day

Thursday, October 10, Day 2

Friday, October 11, Day 3

  • Skywood - Grade 7s and 8

Upcoming Dates...

October 14 Thanksgiving - no classes

October 17 Regional Cross Country Meet

October 22 District Cross Country Meet

October 23 Hrade 6/7 to Steer Clear fo Drugs

October 24, 25, 28 Wolfgang Piribaur - art (4/5, 6/7 and 7/8)

October 30 4/5 and 6/7 to Gould Lake

November 1 PA Day

November 6 and 27 Digital Literacy Workshops with CanCODE- 4/5, 6/7 and 7/8

November 7 Picture Retakes

November 29 PA Day

Hot Lunch Wedensdays

October 16 Boston Pizza

October 23 Subway

October 30 Tony's Pizza

Learning @ GPS!

Boys and Girls Club

The Boys and Girls Club will once again run their After School Connections! It runs Monday-Friday from 3:30-6:00 pm.

To inquire or register, please contact the program coordinator at 613-453-1408 or email

Early ON Drop-in Centre

EarlyOn Child and Family Centres offer free drop-in programs for parents and caregivers with children from birth to age 6. You can learn and play with your child, meet new people and get advice from Early Childhood Educators.

Please come join Francine and Megan for a variety of fun, engaging activities. Great opportunities for sensory play, creative art, facilitated group experiences and much more!

Please use side entrance by the playground. There is a doorbell that you can ring to be let in.

Program Hours: Fridays 9:30 am – 3:30 pm


Electronic newsletter: For the rest of the school year, we will send the newsletter via email and post it to our website (by Monday morning each week).

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