Jan 2016 newsletter


Jan 2016 newsletter
South Shore News
January 2016
Special points of
From the Principal’s Desk...
 Dec.21—Jan.1—
Christmas holidays
Dear Parents,
 School resumes Jan.4,
It was wonderful to share the
good news of Jesus’ birth during
the week of Nov.29—Dec.6.
We performed our concert
four times!
Thanks to our parent drivers
who drove their children to
rehearsals and performances—
your support is so greatly appreciated!
Thanks especially to our staff,
especially Mrs. Turner, Mrs.
Symons, Miss Bishop and Mrs.
Dekker for working with our
students to create a most celebratory and meaningful Christmas concert.
Inside this issue:
Christmas Choir
Student of the
Gr.5-8 Hand Bell
Thanks also to our Fundraising
Kids’ Club for selling candy
grams during the Christmas
season—not only were funds
raised for our school, but people also sent thoughtful messages to loved ones, along with the
sweet surprise of a candy cane!
Mrs. Smiciklas and her Gr.2
class gathered canned
goods during the month of
December to support the
Salvation Army and our
local food bank. This idea
was inspired by a food bank
in Windsor closing its
doors because they ran out
of food. Mrs. Smiciklas and
her Gr.2 class will not allow
this to happen in Leamington! Thanks, Mrs. Smiciklas
and Gr.2s, for teaching us
to bless others during this
happy Christmas season.
In the spirit of giving, then,
let us recall the lyrics of a
famous children’s Christmas
O come, all ye children, O
come, one and all,
To Bethlehem haste to the manger so small,
God’s Son for a gift has been
sent you this night
Thanks, Mrs. Symons and Mrs.
Turner, for working with our
JK—Gr.4 choir!
To be your Redeemer, your joy
and delight.
May we offer our hearts as a gift
to the Christ Child today...have
a blessed Christmas, everyone!
Inclement Weather
We are fast approaching the
season of inclement weather.
Please be advised that if
there is fog, buses typically
don’t run in the morning but
they do run in the afternoon.
If buses are not running due
to sleet, snow or icy conditions, South Shore will be
closed for that day, even if
the public schools are open.
Since most students are driven to school, we are trying
to keep all members of our
school community safe.
To check information regarding inclement weather,
please visit buskids.ca or turn
on your local radio station.
I will also email staff and parents when weather is inclement to pass along any changes regarding school closure
for the day.
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Christmas Choir—JK—Gr.4
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Student of the Month
On Dec.16, we celebrated
students who were good
friends to all.
Congratulations to Gwen H.
—JK, Joshua B.— SK,
Carter N.– Gr.1, Faith H.—
Gr.2, Olivia S.—Gr.3, Andrew B.—Gr.4, Makenna
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