October 3, 2013 [pdf version]
- Special Education Advisory Committee meeting – November 4
- Home and School Meeting – November 5
- Monster Ball October 24, 6:30 to 8:00 in the large gym
P.D. Day and Holiday
October 14 is a Holiday and there will not be any classes or daycare for children on this day.
October 25 is a P.D. day and there will not be any classes for children on this day. If you require daycare for the P.D. day, please contact South Hull Daycare at (819) 684-3224 before October 18.
Progress Report and 1st Report Card
The Progress Report will be sent home on October 11. The 1st Report Card will be sent home on November 19. Parent/Teacher interviews will be held on November 21 and 22. An appointment will be assigned and a letter will be sent home by the teacher.
We need Library Volunteers, if anyone is interested please send a note to your child’s teacher.
The degree of parent volunteers was simply amazing! Thank you for being part of the South Hull Community and kudos for all your participation in this worthwhile cause. We will announce how much was raised in the near future.
Notes from parents
To avoid confusion, when you send a note to the school please ensure that you indicate the student’s full name, the date and the teacher’s name.
Morning Traffic/Bus Lane
Safety Please be advised that from Vanier Road there is no access to Crescent North (bus lane) from 7:00 to 8:30 a.m. We are requesting that parents/guardians be diligent regarding the morning bus lane. Please park at the front of the school for morning drop offs. Please pay attention to the surrounding municipal street signs and watch for the school bus flashing lights.
School Fee Payments
Outstanding school fees are presently overdue. Notices have been sent home through student communication bags. Should you require a payment plan, please contact Linda Hennink at the office. Final notices will be sent out in November 2013. Please be advised that unpaid school fees will submitted to a Collection Agency by the Western Quebec School Board.
Hepatitis A + B and HPV Vaccination
The CLSC will be holding their Immunization Program for all Grade 4 students on Friday, November 15 in the morning. The 2nd Immunization will be administered on Friday, May 2 in the morning.
Unfortunately, this is a popular time of year for head lice. We are asking all parents to be vigilant and closely check their children for head lice and should any be found, removal procedures must be completed immediately. Please inform the school if your child has lice. We have documentation that can assist you with the removal process. Thank you.
Halloween at School
On October 31, students WILL BE PERMITTED to dress in Black and Orange. No make-up / no costumes please. A letter will be sent home if your teacher will be holding a Special Halloween time in the classroom during the afternoon. Please be reminded that no treats are permitted in the school.
The photo retakes will be held on Thursday, November 7. Should you require a retake, please return your original picture envelope and write retake on it. Students who were absent on picture day will automatically be called down for retakes.
Home and School
Thank you to all the participants of the Home & School/Aylmer Lion's Club Bingo that was held on October 1. We raised $550.00! Congratulations to Ethan Roberts of Mme. Christine Gevry's kindergarten class who won the pizza lunch for the most tickets sold (14). Upcoming events: Samko and Miko warehouse toy sale November 6-11 (flyer coming soon), Movie night in November (date TBD). Home and School is fundraising with Mabel’s Labels; visit southhull.mableslabels.com to place your order.
The Governing Board is proposing a Spaghetti Dinner for South Hull School families that is tentatively scheduled for October 16. Watch for upcoming information.
S.E.A.C. (Special Education Advisory Commitee)
SEAC is an advisory committee of the Western Quebec School Board. Its mandate is to advise the school board regarding the Special Education Policy and the allocation of financial resources for delivery of services. Parents of students with an IEP, representatives from the Management Team, School Board Administration, Professionals, and local health institutions make up the committee. Meetings are held in the Council chambers of the W.Q.S.B. offices located at 15 Katimavik St., Aylmer, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. and are open to any parents of any student with an IEP. The upcoming dates are: November 4, February 3, March 24 and May 5. Email: email@example.com, Website : www.wqsb.qc.ca
Helpful Hints for Parents
Just how sick is too sick for school – taken from SchoolFamily.com Keep your child home and call your pediatrician if they exhibit any of the following symptoms: Fever: A temperature of 100.4°F or higher, especially if accompanied by a rash, sore throat or vomiting. Vomiting twice or more in the last 24 hours. Flu symptoms including abrupt onset of fever, chills, headache and body aches. Runny nose, sore throat and cough are also common. Cold symptoms serious enough to interfere with their ability to learn. Sore throat if severe could be strep throat even if there is no fever. Look for loss of appetite, painful swallowing and red tonsils with white spots. Contact your pediatrician. Persistent Pain earaches, toothaches and headaches should be taken seriously and evaluated by a physician.
Internet Safety –KidsHealth.org
We've come to rely on personal computers, smartphones, tablets, and countless other electronic devices. They've changed how we live, work, study and play. As hard as it is to imagine life without them, these tools come with some downsides. Take a few minutes to brush up on ways to keep cyber experiences safe.
End the Homework Headaches- SchoolFamily.com
Homework - when and where to do it, how much, were the materials covered in class is a struggle for many families. While homework time might never be a favorite part of the day, there are lots of ways to ease the stress. The key is to remember that there’s no one-size-fits-all approach.
One-stop homework help center - KidsHealth.org
Adjusting to a new school year brings many challenges, from facing tests to managing homework. Our one-stop homework help center can help -- it has tips on everything from getting organized and taking good notes to getting the most from studying and working with teachers. Check it out and start the school year strong!