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We have had a number of questions regarding our new Munch-A-Lunch online hot lunch ordering system. Please look over the Q&A's in the "Parents" section of the school website to familiarize yourself with the new program. If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to ask!
January 23 - 27
Windebank has several students who have a serious allergy to all tree nuts, known as Anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis is a serious allergic reaction that can be life threatening. As a result Windebank Elementary is a "Peanut Aware Zone". Please help us keep our school safe by following these simple rules:
Due to allergies, we are a scent- free school. Please refrain from wearing perfume, cologne or lotions if you are coming to the school. As the Christmas Concert is just around the corner, please share this with family members.
Please click here for information on Kindergarten Registrations for 2017 - 2018 school year.
Children born in 2012 are eligible to register for Kindergarten for the 2017 - 2018 school year.
A place where…families are valued and recognized as their child's very first and most important teacher
A place that…models and supports family literacy
A place to…meet other children and their families
A place which… reflects the language and cultures of the community
A place where…information on parenting concerns, child development, school facilities, and local community resources are readily available
A place where…learning is fun. Parents and caregivers play alongside their child, therefore encouraging early learning.
A place where…children can develop emotionally, socially, physically, cognitively
StrongStart is designed for preschool aged children and their parent/caregiver; however children from birth to six years of age are very welcome. We encourage the whole family to join us.
One of the objectives of StrongStart is to ensure a successful transition into kindergarten. Families
who attend StrongStart become very comfortable in a school setting.
Their active involvement in their children's education is ensured through the early positive connection. Through play based problem solving activities found at StrongStart children can develop the literacy and numeracy concepts they need to have in place for success in kindergarten.
Strong Start is a drop-in- program, parents and caregivers can come with their children to any location, at any time, during the hours posted below.
There is no cost to families to participate
Calling all 3 & 4 year olds!
Windebank's Little Readers drop - in sessions is set for Friday, November 18th, in the library at Windebank Elementary school. Sessions start at 9am and will run for approximately 1 hour.
We ask that a parent or guardian stays with their child and joins in the fun!
Our program will include story time a craft activity involving fine motor skills and the opportunity to make new friends.
Windebank's Little Readers program is led by parent volunteer, Megan Simmons who organizes and facilitates the program.
Correspondence has been received from Minister Bernier of the Ministry of Education regarding engaging parents on student reporting. There will be community meetings scheduled in 10 communities across the Province over the coming months for parents to ask questions and share input. This correspondence has been sent to all school Principals for sharing with their school communities at their earliest convenience.
For further information, please click here to see: Parent Engagement Letter Sept27
Ms. Condon (Principal)
Mrs. Alderson (Vice-Principal)
Warning Bell: 8:25
Class time: 8:30-10:00
Class time: 10:15-11:45
Lunch: 11:45-12:00 (eat)
Lunch: 12:00-12:25 (play)
Class time: 12:30-2:23
3- School reopens
13- Family Day
17- Pro D Day
24- 1/2 Day (Morning)
6- Term 2 Report Cards
8- Parent-Teacher Conferences
10- No School (Day in lieu)
13- 24 Spring Break
27- School reopens
14- Good Friday
17- Easter Monday
4- T&F (Gr. 5/6)
5- T&F (Gr. 4)
17- Sports Day
19- No School (Day in lieu)
22- Victoria Day
29- Last day of school