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Available now on Cashless!!

posted May 13, 2017, 7:49 AM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated May 13, 2017, 7:50 AM ]

We have some treat day sales that your child will not want to miss out on. So parents please remember to order on cashless for the following events. 

Order on Cashless by
:
1. Sunday, May 14th for - Our first event on Thursday, May 18th FREEZIE DAY to Support Grade 8 Grad
2. Monday, May 15th for May 19 LEMONADE DAY - to support Right to Play
3. Friday, May 19th - order food for FUN FAIR and return order forms
4. Monday, May 22nd - order YEARBOOK
5. Sunday, June 4th for POPCORN DAY on June 6th - to support Right to Play
6. Sunday, June 4th for FREEZIE DAY on June 8th - to support Grade 8 Graduation
7. Sunday, June 11 for LEMONADE DAY on June 13 - to support Right to Play 

Reminder to all families to limit the amount of money you put in the Cashless System as we prepare for our new School Cash Online System starting in August 2017. Just put what you will need into Cashless to finish this year.

PE Spring Fun Fair

posted May 11, 2017, 5:02 PM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated May 13, 2017, 8:03 AM ]


Pilgrim Wood Spring Fun Fair is happening on 
June 1st, 2017

Today your child should come home with a Spring Fun Fair form. Also, a copy for you to print is attached and made available on the school website under "Forms and Files".  Admission wristbands and food purchases are now available on cashless and is the preferred method of payment.

This event is always lots of fun for everyone! To volunteer at the event, please sign up on the following link: https://www.volunteersignup.org/K4MCY

Weekly eBlast

posted May 5, 2017, 6:14 PM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn

THE LION KING MUSICAL
If you would like to attend one of the performances please use this link to register for tickets:
https://pwlionking.eventbrite.ca The tickets are free but we will be accepting donations at the door. Please register to confirm your attendance using the link above. Please print off your ticket(s) and bring them with you to the show. Doors open 11:00AM for the matinee shows and 6:30PM for the evening shows. All Pilgrim Wood students will attend both matinee performances. Parents and other family members are encouraged to attend evening performances.

You can choose one of four dates: 
- Tuesday, May 9th Matinee (11:15AM)
- Tuesday, May 9th Evening (7:00PM)
- Wednesday, May 10th Matinee (11:15AM)
- Wednesday, May 10th Evening (7:00PM)

We can't wait to see everyone at the performances, Hakuna Matata! - The PW Music Team


LEMONADE DAYS
In support of Right To Play, Pilgrim Wood will have Lemonade Days on May 19th and June 13th. Please order Lemonade on cashless schools for $2 each day. On the the day, please bring a water bottle for your Lemonade. If you do not have a water bottle, there will be cups provided but let's be mindful of the environment.


POPCORN DAY
In support of Right To Play, Pilgrim Wood will have a popcorn day on June 6th. Please order popcorn for $1 on cashless schools and popcorn will be delivered to your homeroom.


PARENT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT JUNIOR TRACK & FIELD MEETS
Two parent volunteers are needed on May 17th and June 19th to help out at the finish area from 9:30am-3pm. If you are available to help at either of these events or for more information, please email Stephanie Tilley: tilleys@hdsb.ca


BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS
Basketball Tournaments Are Coming to Pilgrim Wood! On May 18th and May 25th Pilgrim Wood is hosting basketball tournaments. We need parent volunteers to supervise the concessions that will be available to purchase. The tournament times will be approximately 4-6:30 pm. If you can help out, please contact carolviaene@yahoo.ca


BURRITO DAYS
Our first burrito day was a success! We are planning three more Friday burrito days: May 19May 26June 16. Please go to Cashless and sign up today. 
https://halton.cashlessschools.com/?to=1


JUNE PITA DAYS
June pita's are up for order on Cashless. Please order today to ensure you get the last month of this fun program. 


PW FUN FAIR
SAVE THE DATE: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 
Please mark your calendars for this year's PW Fun Fair! This event is so much fun each year for Pilgrim Wood families. To make this event run smoothly, lots of volunteers are needed. Please look at the signup sheet below to see how you can help out. Thanks! https://www.volunteersignup.org/K4MCY


RBC VOLUNTEER DONATION
The Pilgrim Wood Community would like to say a big ‘thank you’ to three RBC parents who volunteered at Eco Fest, winning our school a $1000 donation from RBC during their April ‘Day of Service’ campaign.

Right To Play

posted May 1, 2017, 11:42 AM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated May 13, 2017, 8:04 AM ]

In support of RIGHT TO PLAY...

Pilgrim Wood will have Lemonade Days on May 19th and June 13th
  • Please order Lemonade on cashless schools for $2 each day
  • On the the day, please bring a water bottle for your Lemonade
  • If you do not have a water bottle, there will be cups provided but let's be mindful of the environment

Pilgrim Wood will have a Popcorn Day on June 6th
  • Please order popcorn for $1 on cashless schools
  • Popcorn will be delivered to your homeroom

Weekly eBlast

posted Apr 28, 2017, 11:33 AM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Apr 28, 2017, 11:34 AM ]

MULTICULTURAL NIGHT
Join us Thursday, April 27th for Multicultural Night from 5:30-8:00pm. There will be food, music, activities and games! Everyone is welcome! We look forward to seeing you there!

LION KING JR. TICKETS
We will be performing Lion King Jr. in less than 2 weeks! If you would like to attend one of the performances please use this link to register for tickets: https://pwlionking.eventbrite.ca The tickets are free but we will be accepting donations at the door. Please register to confirm your attendance using the link above. Please print off your ticket(s) and bring them with you to the show. Doors open 11:00AM for the matinee shows and 6:30PM for the evening shows. We can't wait to see everyone at the performances, Hakuna Matata! - The PW Music Team
You can choose one of four dates:  
- Tuesday, May 9th Matinee (11:15AM),
- Tuesday, May 9th Evening (7:00PM)
- Wednesday, May 10th Matinee (11:15AM)
- Wednesday, May 11th Evening (7:00PM)

BURRITO DAYS ARE HERE
The first Burrito day was a success so we have added three more days before the end of the school year. The dates are up on Cashless now. Please do not delay if you would like your child to participate in this hot lunch program. No late orders or partial payments will be accepted. The upcoming dates are Fridays (May 19May 26 and June 16).

FREEZIE DAYS AT PW
Freezie fundraising days for the Grade 8 graduation are up on Cashless now! The freezies are $1 each and will be delivered to students on May18 and June 8. Please ensure you order on line so you do not miss out! Thank you for your support. 

OAKVILLE PARENT‐CHILD CENTRE PRESENTATION
Please see the attachments for full details. Tickets are on sale at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/opcc-learn-grow-together-parenting-conference-with-dr-gordon-neufeld-tickets-31133616485

PA DAY
We hope you and your family enjoy the day off tomorrow. We look forward to seeing the children at school on Monday. Have a great weekend.

THANK YOU FROM PW
Dear Pilgrim Wood Community, 

I want to extend my sincere gratitude to everyone who attended, supported, volunteered or helped clean up for this year’s Eco Fest. A special shout out to the generous Me 2 We team who always run a tasty bake sale. The positive energy and conversations regarding sustainability truly warmed my heart. It’s so wonderful to see the students passionate and proud, your interest in their work makes the world of difference. We decided on the goal for this year to be, “To connect the community and inspire others to live sustainably” and we feel strongly that we achieved this. A huge congratulations to all our enthusiastic club members who wholeheartedly embody the nature of a Pilgrim Wood student by Working Hard, Being Nice and Making a Difference. If you didn’t get a chance to talk to Hannah, Kaylah and Ava at their Palm Oil station you can support the team by signing their petition “Kids say no to palm oil!” or take the 28 day Palm Oil Free challenge at the following website: https://www.change.org/p/hannah-kohler-kids-say-no-to-palm-oil

Thank you Dolphins! 
Kindly, 
Mlle Lowes

Kindergarten Parent and Child Information Evening

posted Apr 28, 2017, 11:26 AM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Apr 28, 2017, 11:26 AM ]

Pilgrim Wood's Kindergarten Parent and Child Information Evening on Wednesday, May 3rd at 6:00 p.m. Please bring your kindergarten child with you. This is a great opportunity for your child to see the classrooms. If you are unable to attend this meeting, information packages will be available in the office on May 4th.

Thank You EcoFest!!

posted Apr 21, 2017, 6:57 AM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Apr 21, 2017, 6:57 AM ]

Dear Pilgrim Wood Community, 

I want to extend my sincere gratitude to everyone who attended, supported, volunteered or helped clean up for this year’s Eco Fest. A special shout out to the generous Me 2 We team who always run a tasty bake sale. The positive energy and conversations regarding sustainability truly warmed my heart. It’s so wonderful to see the students passionate and proud, your interest in their work makes the world of difference. 

We decided on the goal for this year to be, “To connect the community and inspire others to live sustainably” and we feel strongly that we achieved this. A huge congratulations to all our enthusiastic club members who wholeheartedly embody the nature of a Pilgrim Wood student by Working Hard, Being Nice and Making a Difference. 

If you didn’t get a chance to talk to Hannah, Kaylah and Ava at their Palm Oil station you can support the team by signing their petition “Kids say no to palm oil!” or take the 28 day Palm Oil Free challenge at the following website: https://www.change.org/p/hannah-kohler-kids-say-no-to-palm-oil

Thank you Dolphins! 

Kindly, 
Mlle Lowes

Camp Muskoka Update - Swim Test

posted Apr 20, 2017, 1:43 PM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Apr 20, 2017, 1:44 PM ]

Dear Parents of Grade 6 & 7 Students going to Muskoka:

Please fill out the attached permission for your child to have a swim test so they may participate in canoeing at Camp Muskoka. These forms need to be returned by Monday April 24th

The trip to White Oaks pool is Tuesday APRIL 25th. There is no cost for this testing as we were lucky this year to have both the pool and bus costs covered. 

Your child will not be able to participate in without the completion of this form (as well as their swim suit, towel and plastic bag).

Weekly eBlast

posted Apr 14, 2017, 6:35 AM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Apr 14, 2017, 6:35 AM ]

BURRITO DAY!
Burrito’s are coming to PW April 21st!! The school council is pleased to be partnering with Mucho Burrito to introduce Burrito’s as an option for PW parents to order for their kid’s lunch. The burrito’s will be in addition to the existing pita options also provided. The first “Burrito Day” will be April 21st. Parents can place orders for Burrito’s on cashless before 8am on Tuesday, April 17th. Order this weekend to try this new option out.

BAKE SALE!
Me to We is having a bake sale for Eco Fest next Thursday night. All items are $1 and have to be purchased with a parent present. We look forward to seeing you at the event next week and for your continued support. 

LONG WEEKEND!
Enjoy a safe and fun long weekend with your family and friends. We will see you on Tuesday when the school reopens for classes.

International Day of Pink

posted Apr 11, 2017, 6:12 PM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Apr 11, 2017, 6:13 PM ]

Tomorrow (Wednesday, April 12th) is the INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PINK.

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