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Wednesday, Feb 6, 2013 - Early dismissal @ 2:08

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Wednesday, Feb 6, 2013 - Early dismissal @ 2:08
by Bonnie Haley - Wednesday, 6 February 2013, 9:26 AM

The Stairs going down to the MPR from the front entrance are closed today for painting.  Students are asked to use alternate stairs to access the gym and MPR area. 

Today is an early dismissal day for Parent Teacher interviews.   Dismissal will be at 2:08 rather than the regular 3:08.  Teachers are asked to write the alternate shortened block times on white boards for all to follow.  Reminder students that they are not to visit their elementary schools today as they are in session. 

The 7/8 Girls Recreation Volleyball team has an away game today at GNS (Glenlyon Norfolk School) in Oak Bay at 3:30. The address is 801 Bank Street.
Grade 6/7 Rec Girls team has a practice during lunch activity time today.

Band Sectionals for this week during advisory:
Today: Trumpets and Trombones
Thursday: Percussion and Bass Guitars

Choir Rehearsal on Thursdayduring lunch activity time (1:16) new members are welcome.

Grade 7 drama
- please meet in Ms Morgan's room for drama today.

Don't forget to support
'Handbags for Hope'. Drop off your gently used handbags outside the office.

Gr 8 Ski Trip – And here is a snow report for grade 8s going on the ski trip!  Mt. Washington has received 17 cms of new snow in the last 24 hrs!  Powder conditions cover the hill and the temperature is -5 this morning!  We are looking forward to a great day on the hill next Thursday! 

Penny Drive
– Wow! Ms. Ryan's class & Ms. Thompson's class have already brought in a full bag! Only 3 more days to bring in your pennies. See how many pennies your class can bring in. Clean out those old jars at home and let those pennies make a big difference in peoples lives. Did you know that one bag full of pennies is $25 - and that is enough to provide clean water for someone for a lifetime! If each our our classes brings in a bag full of pennies we can make a huge difference!

❄⁂⁂❄ Parents: ❄⁂⁂❄

Early closure  Today at 2:08 for Parent Teacher Interviews. Bussing will be early.

The Royal Oak
Open House is tomorrow Feb 7 at 7pm.  Please let all the people that might be interested in joining Royal Oak know about this information evening.

Do you have any purses or handbags hanging about that you don't use anymore? If so, please consider donating them
to the "Handbags for Hope" which supports childhood cancer research and the BC Children's hospital. A donation bin is outside the office, donations accepted until Feb 14th.

Grade 8 Parents: Claremont Open House (6:30 to 8:30) is Thursday, February 7th

Victoria Teen Expo!!! This one day exhibition, for youth ages 12 to 18 years, and their families, will give teens and tweens on Vancouver Island the opportunity to connect with each other, their peers, their communities and community leaders.

Pacific Athletics Track and Field Club, based at Uvic.- track season will be starting in 2 months.
Contact Laurie by phone:
2504159111, or email <span style="font-size:medium;">landlwillett@shaw.ca</span></span></span>.

March Break Social Development Programs for youth and teens 7-18yrs !