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Next Week & FYI's

Dear Windebank Families,

Here are a few informational items as well the events/activities coming up this week (please also see any attachments). 

Have a wonderful weekend : )

FYIs

  • Christmas Crafts & More Fair/PAC Auction-  Thank-you for your participation and support for these PAC initiatives.  The events were very successful!
  • Spirit Squad- Giving Back Snack Packs are back!  For $2 students can buy a pack (chips, wagon wheel, juice box), with the proceeds going to the Christmas Store.  Bring your toonie on Wednesday!
  • Christmas Store- The Christmas Store will be here next month (tentatively Dec. 14th).  The call for volunteers and donations will come shortly, but in the meantime, if you come across a possible gift item or wrapping paper to donate, please set them aside for us.  Thanks!

From the Office

  • Late arrivals - If you arrive after 8:30 am please make sure that your child reports to the office to get a late slip. Please do not go to the outside classroom doors.
  • Planners/Kindergarten Fees/Field Trips – Just a reminder that we are doing payments online only. Any questions please ask the office.
  • Verification Form packages – If you had not returned your package a phone call to parents was made last week. If you received a phone call or message, please come into the office to complete this paperwork.
  • Purdy's fundraiser – The school (not the PAC) will once again be doing a Purdy's fundraiser this year. Look for catalogues to go home next week. The order deadline will be Friday, November 16th

From the PAC

  • Unwanted Candy- We are still collecting unwanted Halloween candy at the office until November 13th
  • Hot Lunch- Available to order until December 4th. The toppings menu for Windmill Deli will pop up on final page prior to confirming order. If you need assistance please email windebankpacmission@gmail.com. Paper forms are available at the office. We accept cash, cheque and credit card.  **All orders that we haven't received payments for will be cancelled December 5th and food will not be ordered.**
  • Online Auction-  All winning items can be picked up from the office starting at 2pm on November 9th.  All items not picked up by December 7th will be forfeited to March auction www.32auctions.com/WindebankSpringAuction.
  • Current Fundraisers
    • Be Kind Clothing can be ordered until November 13th. Please note that this is a pre-order and there will not be any extras available in the spring for purchase. See attachment for more information.
    • LAST CALL: Great Little Coupon Books are still available for $10. 
  • Food Bank- Donation boxes are in the lobby. We are accepting all non-perishable food items. ****We cannot stress how important it is to check expiration dates. We cannot accept expired or opened items**** We are also collecting items like toothpaste, toilet paper and laundry detergent. Food will be collected until December 20th. 
  • Helping Hands- Our helping hands tree will be going up in lobby in two weeks. To participate please remove a mitten off the tree, return the purchased item with mitten and bring to front office. Last day to drop off donations is December 12th.
  • PAC Meeting- November 19th at 6pm in school library. All welcome to attend. 
  • Mini-Nutcracker- Fraser Valley Academy of Dance is bringing their presentation of the Mini Nutcracker to our school on November 16th. If interested in seeing the full presentation at the Clarke Theatre on December 8th tickets are available at: www.fvad.tix.com 

Week at a Glance

Monday

  • Stat- In Lieu- Remembrance Day

Tuesday

  • Grade 4/5 BBall practice (lunch time)

Wednesday

  • Spirit Squad- Giving Back Snack Pack Sale
  • Grade 6 BBall practice (2:30-3:30)

Thursday

  • Grade 4/5 BBall practice (lunch time)
  • Grade 6 BBall game- after school in the Gym

Friday

  • Hot Lunch
  • Mini Nutcracker presentation (pm)

Thanks, 

Windebank Office