August Newsletter

Dear Parent(s)/guardian(s),

Please see the information below regarding our 2017-2018 academic school year.

First day of school

Pre-K and Kindergarten

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

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
9:00-11:00 (students last name starting from A-K)

Thursday, August 31, 2017
9:00-11:00 (students last name starting from L-Z)

Students will be greeted by their pre-k or kindergarten teachers at 9:00 am in the schoolyard (Bellchasse) and dismissed at 11:00 am in the schoolyard. There is no bus service or daycare service during progressive entry days.

*In case of rain, students will be greeted in the big gym.*

Friday, September 1, 2017     

Regular school day for all Pre-K & K students

School begins at 7:42 am. Bus and daycare services will be available for students.

Students are expected to respect our school dress code as of their first day of progressive entry (August 30 or 31, solid white or navy top and navy bottom).

Students are encouraged to come in with their school supplies on their first day of progressive entry (August 30 or 31).

Grade 1-6

The first day of school for students from grade 1-6 is Wednesday, August 30, 2017.

  • August 30th, 2017 will be a regular school day (7:42am-2:17pm).  Bus and daycare services will be available.
  • Students will be allowed into the schoolyard as of 7:42 am.
  • Students are expected to respect our school dress code as of the first day of school (solid white or navy 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:

Grade and Associated Colour

Pre K & K
PINK

Grade 1
YELLOW

Grade 2
GREEN

Grade 3
ORANGE

Grade4
WHITE

Grade 5
BLUE

Grade 6
PURPLE

 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 their bus pass in the mail during the month of August.  Please note that bus stops may change every year in order to accommodate the new Pre-K and Kindergarten students.

 

School Fees

The school fees for 2017-2018 are $95.00 for Pre-K and K, $110.00 for students in Grade 1-6.  Parents who wish to make specific arrangement regarding payment, please feel free to contact the school.

 

Supply lists

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

 

Student Information packages

Student information packages will be distributed during the first week of school.  Please complete the packages and return to your child’s teacher by September 15, 2017. 

Best regards,
Mrs. A. Scrocca
Principa