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Next Week & FYI's

Dear Windebank Families,

Here are a few informational items and dates for upcoming events and activities at the school.  Please be sure to check any attachments for additional info.

Have a wonderful weekend : )


  • STEM Materials- We're on the hunt for boxes and tubes for upcoming STEM activities.  If you happen to have wrapping paper tubes or shoebox (or smaller) sized boxes you can donate, please send them in with your child.
  • West Coast Recess- Just a reminder for the students to layer up as its gotten quite chilly outside and we get a fair bit of wind across the playground and field.

From the Office

  • Kindergarten registration- Kindergarten registration will now be ongoing Monday-Friday between 8am-3pm. Please contact the office for further information.

From the PAC

  • Hot Lunch- February's lunches will be available to order until January 29th.  To order: You can go to and pay via credit card or order online and pay via cash or cheque at the office. Paper forms are available at the office and can pay via cash or cheque. 
  • Volunteers- Volunteers are needed January 25th and February 8th and 22nd at 11:15am to assist with delivering lunch to classrooms. If you haven't already please fill out volunteer forms at the office.
  • PAC Meeting- Our next PAC Meeting is January 28th at 2:45pm. The meeting is held in the school library. 
  • Spring Auction- Our next online auction is coming in March. If you have an item or service to donate please email attn: Melissa.

Classroom donations-  If downsizing our classrooms are accepting the following items:
               Hallam- blocks, dollhouse people, puzzles
               Veenstra- plastic animals, fancy binder clips, smelly felts, foxy &  friends books
               Smith- bean bag chair, barbie clothes, sticky notes
               Thilakeratne/Roberts- dry erase pens
               Werner- card stock
               Ross- stickers, books, board games
               Mcconachie- Board Games, Grapic Novels, Levelled Books, Deck of Cards
               Taylor- Lego, Just in case clothes for kids
               Laforest- pastels, art supplies 
               McStay- white construction paper, pencil crayons, twistables 
               Dyer- fun pens, bright coloured sharpies
               Alexander/Thilakeratne- board games, lego
               Manchanda- dice, decks of cards, art supplies 
               Scheck- sticky notes, board games, highlighters
               Sward- dominos, stickers, small toys that could be used as rewards
               Sherwood- magnetic tape, stickers

               Krueger- apples to apples card game
Week at a Glance


  • Sr. VB Practice after school
  • Mountain Bike Club- Ride Day
  • Jr. VB practice at lunch
  • Peter Gong carving in the foyer
  • Floor Hockey practice after school
  • Jr. VB practice at lunch
  • Floor Hockey Game Day
  • Hot Lunch
  • Sr. VB practice at lunch
  • BC Lions presentation- Div. 1-5 (with Grade 5s from Division 6)- 1:20-2:20

The Weeks Ahead



4            Student of the Month Assembly

8            Young Entrepreneur Fair

8            Hot Lunch

11          Candygram orders open

12          ICF Parent Info Session- 6:00 pm

14          Primary Dance Showcase (tentative)

15          Pro D Day- No school for students

18          Family Day- School closed

22          Hot Lunch

24          Spirit Week- Dr. Seuss Week


1            Assessment Day- Half day- Students dismissed at 11 am

4            Student of the Month Assembly

6            Giving Back Snack Pack Sale Day

8            Jump Rope for Heart Day

11          Report cards go home

11          Class Photos

13          Parent-Teacher Interviews

13          Spirit Day: Career theme

13          Spirit Reward

15          Lieu Day- No school for students

16- 31 Spring Break- School closed


Windebank Office