Summer Newsletter

Dear Parent(s)/guardian(s),

Please see the information below regarding our 2016-2017 academic school year.

First day of school

Pre-K and Kindergarten 

Progressive entry for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten will be as follows:

  • Wednesday, August 31, 2016             9:00-11:00 (students last name starting from A-K)
  • Thursday, September 1, 2016             9:00-11:00 (students last name starting from L-Z)

*Students will be greeted by their pre-k/kindergarten teachers at 9:00 am  in the schoolyard and dismissed at 11:00 am  in the schoolyard.

  • Friday, September 2, 2016                  Regular school day for all Pre-K & K students

Bus and daycare services will be available for students.

  • Students are expected to respect our school dress code as of the first day of school (solid white or blue top and navy bottom).
  • Students are encouraged to come in with their school supplies on their first day of progressive entry (August 31 or September 1).

 

Grade 1-6

The first day of school for students from grade 1-6 is August 31, 2016.

  • August 31st, 2016 will be a regular school day (7:42am-2:17pm)
  • Students will be allowed into the schoolyard at 7:42 am.
  • Students are expected to respect our school dress code as of the first day of school (solid white or blue top and navy bottom).
  • Students are encouraged to come in with their school supplies on their first day of school.

 

Colour Coded Grade Levels

The school yard will be divided into colour coded areas by grade level.  Students are to gather around the colour corresponding to their grade.  Please refer to the chart below:

Colour

Pink

Yellow

Green

Orange

Red

Blue

Purple

Grade

Pre K & K

Grade 1

Grade 2

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

 

For example, if your child is going to Grade 3, they should gather around the ORANGE section.
Receiving teachers will be in the assigned to specific areas and be easily identified by the above mentioned coloured coded system.

 

Bus Transportation

Students entitled to school bus transportation, will be receiving the bus passes in the mail during the month of August.

 

School Fees

Please note that the school fees for 2016-2017 are $90.00 for Pre-K and K, $105.00 for students in Grade 1-6.  Parents who wish to make specific arrangement regarding payment, please feel free to contact our school.

 

Supply lists

All supply lists will be distributed with the report cards and also made available for reference on our school website: www.ecolenesbittschool.ca

This year, Bureau en Gros is offering parents a purchasing service whereby supplies may be selected and purchased on-line per school.  Please refer to the “SCHOOL TOOLS” information package you will receive with the report card.  The deadline date to purchase the school supplies on-line is June 30th, 2016.  All purchased supplies will be ready for pick up by mid-August at the following Bureau en Gros location:

Address: 4625 Jean Talon Est
Telephone: 514-593-6813

Information regarding the SCHOOL TOOLS package and pick-up dates will also be available on our school website.

 

Music Program for All

As per recommendation from the administration/staff and our governing board approval, all students at Nesbitt will benefit from participating in our music program.  This will enable them to not only improve French language skills but also develop their musical talents. We are all very excited to be offering students the opportunity to develop these life-long skills.

On behalf of the administration and staff, we would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family, a safe and enjoyable summer vacation.

Regards,
Mrs. A. Scrocca
Principal