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Newsletter 3

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

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Season’s Greetings

A big thank you goes out to Brenda Carruthers for organizing the Scholastic Book Fair which took place last week. Thank you to the parent volunteers who lent a helping hand. A big  thank you to Hannah Scott-Talib, Liam Greig and Abby and Harriet Stokes for all of their help.

“Be Local, Buy Local” fundraiser

Wakefield School will be participating in the “Be Local, Buy Local” fundraiser with all of the money raised going to the expansion of the playground. A coupon booklet with great savings and discounts from local businesses will be for sale. Information is being sent home today with your child by paper copy as well as an order form for the discount coupon booklet should you choose to order.


The Grade 2 members of our choir will perform at the Sully Residence on December 8th at 10:15am. The whole choir will perform at the Manoir on December 10th at 1pm. The choir will perform without the Grade 2 class on December 12th at the Wakefield Hospital at 10:15am.

Governing Board

Governing Board will meet on Wednesday, December 10th at 5:30pm.

Holiday Sale

Our Kid’s Holiday Sale will take place on Thursday, December 11th. Donations of gently used toys, household items, wrapping paper etc. can be dropped off at the school office until the morning of December 10th. If you would like to volunteer to help set up or help out during the sale please contact Anik O’Dwyer Brunetti at anikodwyer@hotmail.com.

Holiday Play

“Nanny Claus” a musical with an all-star student cast, will be presented for the students on Tuesday, December 16th. There will be a presentation for parents on Wednesday, December 17th at 7pm.

Band Presentation

The Philemon Wright Band will perform for our students on Wednesday, December 17th at 10:30am.


We will begin carolling the week of the 15th. Parents are invited to join us on Friday, December 19th at 8:30am in the gym.


Friday, December 19th is the last day of school before the winter break. Classes resume Monday, January 5th, 2015.