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South Hull Elementary School

June Newsletter

Dear parents:

It is hard to believe that another school year has come and gone.  I would like to take this opportunity to reflect on the past year.  I would like to thank all the staff, the many parents and the volunteers who so freely gave of their time and resources.  Their contributions have greatly enriched our school lives at South Hull in so many ways. 

I must first congratulate all of our graduating Cycle 3, Year 2 students.  Their hard work and determination will ensure their success in the future.  Moving on to Junior High School is an exciting and challenging period in their lives.  Our teachers and staff at South Hull join me in wishing them every success in the future.

South Hull School is a very special place.  Our dedicated teachers work tirelessly to create an atmosphere that makes learning fun!  I want to thank my staff, including the secretaries, the custodians and the classroom aides for their dedication throughout the year.  As well, I would like to thank our terrific team in the Daycare; their continuing efforts have made the before school, lunch time, and after school periods a pleasurable time for our students.  Thank you to “Peggy” our cafeteria lady for providing our lunches.  I know you will join me in thanking everyone for a job well done. 

I would like to thank our Home and School Association for their hard work and dedication raising money to benefit our school.   As well, thank you to our Governing Board Committee for their contribution throughout the school year.

I want to extend a sincere thank you to the library volunteers for the enormous number of hours spent keeping the library up and running.

Finally, I would like to congratulate every student for the effort they put into their learning. 
Have a great summer everyone!

Judy Millar, Principal

Upcoming Events

  • June 1 - Home and School Meeting @ 6:00 p.m.
  • June 4 - Senior Track and Field (all day) Rain date June 5
  • June 11 - Kindergarten Open House @ 1:15 p.m.
  • June  15 - Talent Show
  • June 16 - WQSB Track and Field at Philemon Wright High School
  • June 17 - Governing Board @ 6:00 p.m.
  • June 17, 18, 19 – Grade 6 at Camp Air Eau Bois
  • June 22 - Report Cards Home
  • June 23 - Grade 6 Graduation (10:45 a.m.)
  • June 23 - Kindergarten to grade 5 picnic at school

For Parents

The 811 INFO-SOCIAL is available to the entire Outaouais population.  Just dial 811 for 24/7 telephone consultation services provided by health professionals.  A nurse will give you information and confidential advice about any question you may have concerning your health.  A qualified social worker will provide confidential assistance, providing reliable and appropriate answers to help you with a difficult situation.

Kindergarten Open House

The 2015-2016 kindergarten students are invited to the annual Open House that will be held on June 11 at 1:15 p.m.

Report Cards

Report Cards are being sent home on Monday, June 22.  If your child is not attending school on June 22, you may pick up the report card at the front office.

Talent Show

The talent show will be held on June 15 at 8:30 a.m.  Please note that due to the maximum capacity restriction regarding fire regulations, only the parents of the talent show participants are invited to attend.

End of Year Trip Grade 6

The Grade 6 classes will be going to Camp Air Eau Bois on June 17, 18 and 19.  We wish them a wonderful end-of-year camping experience!    

Grade 6 Graduation

Grade 6 parents are invited to the grade 6 graduation on Tuesday, June 23, at 10:45 a.m. in the large gym.   A small reception will follow in the small gym.  Please be reminded that due to a limited amount of space, 4 guests per student may attend.  Due to the limited amount of parking in the vicinity of the school and with the amount of events that will be happening on this day, we recommend car-pooling.  Please be vigilant of the municipal street signs.

Congratulations to all the grade 6 graduates!


We understand that there is a lack of parking around the school.  Please be reminded that due to limited space, there is no parking in either of the staff parking lots.  There is a 15-minute free-zone in front of the school.  There is parking on Crescent Drive west of Vanier, on Crescent Drive east of the school, on Oval Drive (inside the Crescent) and on Lynn Street (behind the school).  The side street directly in front of the school, Rue Des Frenes Rouge, is a no-parking street.

South Hull School Picnic

Mark this date on your calendar:  June 23, 11:50 am – 12:50 pm.  Let’s make it a special day!  We are planning a picnic on the school premises for the kindergarten and grades 1 to 5 students.  We are inviting the parents to join us.  Bring your picnic basket, blanket, hat and sunscreen.  If it is a rainy day, we will picnic in our classrooms.  Due to the limited amount of parking in the vicinity of the school and with the amount of events that will be happening on this day, we recommend car-pooling.  Please be vigilant of the municipal street signs.


Please note that the cafeteria will remain open for the last day of school, June 23. 
Also, the cafeteria will be open on the first day of school, August 31.

Last Day of School

Tuesday, June 23, will be the last day of school.  Please inform the office if your child will not be attending school.

First day of school 2015-2016

The first day of school will be Monday, August 31.  The kindergarten students will have a progressive entry.  Kindergarten information will be sent home during the summer via Canada Post.

School Year 2015-2016

It is extremely important to let the school know as soon as possible if your child is not attending South Hull School next year.  Call us at 819-684-6565.

School Fees 2015-2016

Please mark your calendars!  Pick-up of your bus information package and payment of school fees will be held on August 18 and 19, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the school.

The list of school fees will be sent home with your child’s report card. [also listed below] The only exemption for the supervision fee is for students who are enrolled in daycare three days per week or more.  The noon-hour supervision fee is waived as it is covered in your daycare fees.

Back to School Supplies & School Fees

Please note that outstanding school fees carry-over to the next school year and are considered arrears.  To ensure school fees are not in arrears, please submit payment before the end of the school year.

Daycare Registration 2015-2016

Registrations will be held at the school on August 18 and 19, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
at the school.  For information please call Yvon Denault, Daycare Technician at
(819) 684-3224.

2015-2016 Registrations

To register your child for Kindergarten they must be 5 years of age on or before September 30, 2015.  For more information please visit or call
819-684-2336 ext. 1155 to book an appointment.

Required documents for registration:

  • Child’s original long-form birth certificate (bearing parents’ names)
  • Certificate of eligibility of the child, sibling or parent
  • Canadian citizenship of parent
  • Quebec driver’s license of the parent/guardian responsible for the child
  • Quebec proof of residency (lease/deed AND tax bill or hydro/cable/ phone bill)
  • Copy of child’s vaccination record
  • Child’s last report card (if applicable).

We Day Fundraiser

Thank you all so much for your generous donations for the We Day fundraiser.  We raised $1,000.00 that will go towards our local cause for Nickara.  For our Global cause, “Free the Children”, we raised $639.00.  Great job everyone!

Home & School

Please note that we will not be offering Summerfest this year.

The next Home & School meeting is Monday, June 1 at 6:00 pm in the teachers’ lounge. This is the last meeting of the year so if you are considering becoming a member next year, we encourage you to come to get a sense of what we do as a group.

The Home & School Committee would like to extend a huge thank you to all the South Hull parents and staff for their help in supporting the Home & School activities throughout the year.  We wouldn’t be able to do it without you!


We are asking students to come prepared for all weather types.  Raincoats, splash pants and rubber boots must be worn on misty days as we will be going outside.  Back-up clothing is recommended for all ages.  Please keep your umbrellas at home.

Bus Lane

We would like to remind families to regard the city bylaws and pay close attention to the road signs that indicate that there is no access to Crescent North between 7:00 – 8:30 a.m.  Please watch for the school bus flashing lights.

Lates and Absences

It is extremely important to inform the school on a daily basis if your child is going to be late or absent.  As well, please send notes to the teacher on the day that you are picking up your child early or changing their end-of-day schedule.  Please indicate the teacher’s name, the child’s full name and the date. 

Have a safe and wonderful summer…