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Governing Board Meeting – January 27 at 6:00
Home and School Pizza Day – January 29 and February 26
Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)– February 1 at 7:00 p.m. at the WQSB
Home and School Meeting – February 3 at 6:30, all are welcome to attend
Staff Appreciation Week – February 1-5
Bus Safety Week – February 1-5
WQSB PD Days – February 8 and 9
Home and School Subway Day – February 16
The next P.D. Days will be February 8 and 9. There will be no classes for the students. Please contact Daycare by February 2, at 819-684-6565 ext 2 for daycare services if required.
Daycare fees for regular students 3 to 5 days a week are now $8.10 per day.
Fees for P.D. days for all students are now $16.10 per day.
PLEASE NOTE: When picking up your child at daycare, please do not park or block the laneway for emergency purposes.
Report Cards and Parent Teacher Interviews
Term 2 report cards will be sent home on February 26. Parent/teacher interviews will take place during the evening on March 10 as required. Teachers will contact parents if a parent/teacher interview is required.
Phones and Website
South Hull School has acquired an updated internet telephone system. To contact the office dial 819-684-6565 ext 1; to contact the Daycare dial 819-684-6565 ext 2. Our website is a “work in progress”, check it out at www.wqsb.qc.ca/southull. We appreciate your feedback by sending Linda an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are in need of replacement noon-hour supervisors. If you have some spare time and are interested in some part-time work, please contact Mr. Yvon Denault, at 819-684-6565 ext 2.
Symmes Jr. High Open House
Grade 6 parents are invited to the Symmes Jr. High Open House for parents on February 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium (925 Du Plateau, Aylmer).
Staff Appreciation Week – Home and School
Staff Appreciation Week will be held during the week of February 1-5. During Staff Appreciation Week, the families in our school community are encouraged to show their appreciation for the staff of South Hull School. South Hull students are asked to show their appreciation for their teachers and other staff members by decorating pink hearts that will be placed around the school. Please see the Home and School flyer for the schedule regarding sending in nut-free treats for the staff.
Home & School News
Thank you to the families who came out for our Home and School Pyjama Night in December. It was a fun-filled evening spent munching popcorn and watching a movie. We raised $419.75 that will go towards funding books and other classroom materials as well as offsetting the cost of school buses for field trips.
Bus Safety Campaign
The Bus Safety Campaign will be held during the weeks of February 1-12. The theme will be “Do you see me? M’as-tu vu?”
Bus Lane Safety
Please be reminded that there are posted municipal signs indicating that there is no entry to Crescent North between 7:00 and 8:30 a.m. Also, please abide by the municipal street signs regarding parking in the school vicinity. There is no parking in the staff parking lot.
Absences and Lates
Please be reminded to call the school in the morning and leave a message if your child is going to be absent or late. If there are changes to your child’s end of day arrangements or are picking them up early, please write a note to the teacher on that day. Please ensure that the school has your current phone numbers.
Inclement Weather – WQSB Website
Radio stations do not always provide accurate and up-to-date details regarding bus cancellation and/or school closure. Please consult the WQSB Website at www.wqsb.qc.ca, there is an Inclement Weather “Twitter” feed on the right hand side of the home page. [and on the right side of this page]
Please ensure that lunch orders are sent to school in the morning in clean baggies and that orders are clearly identified with your child’s name, teacher’s name,, menu choices and the payment with exact change when possible. Thank you.
Winterlude will be held from January 29 to February 15. Celebrate the joys of winter at Winterlude, with three fun-filled weekends in February. Skate on the Rideau Canal - the world's largest skating rink. Enjoy dazzling ice sculptures at the Crystal Garden in Ottawa. Zoom down the snow slides at the Snowflake Kingdom in Gatineau. Come to Winterlude and celebrate Canada's Capital Region in winter! Toll free : 1 844 878-8333 Telephone : 819 997-0055 - See more at: https://www.quebecoriginal.com/en/listing/events/festivals-and-special-events/winterlude-431915#sthash.P74kbiQt.dpuf. For more information regarding tubing, skating, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing at Lac Beauchamp, call 819-669-2548.
Helpful Hints for Parents
Shared family meals are more likely to be nutritious, and getting everyone together is a chance to reconnect. Here are some simple suggestions for making mealtime into quality family time. Visit kidshealth.org.
Besides enjoying the health benefits of regular exercise, kids who are physically fit sleep better and are better able to handle physical and emotional challenges.