1 Wakefield Elementary School

Newsletter 1

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Welcome to a new school year!

Reporting an Absence

To report your child absent, please phone (819) 459-2373 and leave a message or email wakefield@wqsb.qc.ca.

Please include a note in your child’s agenda or an email for end of day changes to your child’s routine. End of day pick up is at 2:35pm. Please wait inside the main entrance and your child will be brought to you.


Please ensure you have returned all forms that were sent home in your child’s school package. This includes a very important Emergency Health Form and various permission forms.


Students who bring their skateboards to school may store them in the main office until the end of day bell at 2:35pm.

Cycle 1.1 Walk

On Wednesday, October 1st our Grade 1 classes will participate in a community walk.

Grade 6 Soccer

On Friday, October 3rd our Grade 6 students will visit Onslow Elementary for a Soccer Tournament.

Dental Hygienist

On October 7th and 8th Mylene Chauret, a Dental Hygienist from the CLSC will visit with our K4, K5 and Grade 1 students for a dental screening.

Governing Board

Governing Board will meet at the school on Wednesday, October 8th at 6pm.


Monday, October 13th is the Thanksgiving holiday. Both the school and daycare will remain closed.

Progress Reports

On Wednesday, October 15th your child’s progress report will be sent home.

School Photos

School photos take place on Monday, October 20th in the morning. Please see attached letter from Photomania.

PD Day

Friday, October 24th is a PD day. The school will be closed. The daycare will remain open to regulars who are pre-registered. More info will follow.

Grade 6 Camping

Grade 6 students will be camping overnight on October 30th at McGlashan Lake with Mr. Earwaker, our Environmental Program Consultant.


Friday, October 31st is Halloween. Please remember when sending in treats with your child that we are a NUT FREE school. We have several children with life-threatening allergies. This includes packages that read “may contain traces of nuts”.