School News

Early Dismissal today at 1:50 pm

posted Dec 20, 2019, 6:05 AM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Dec 20, 2019, 6:05 AM ]

A reminder that today Pilgrim Wood will be dismissing at 1:50 pm. 

Next Week is Spirit Week

posted Dec 13, 2019, 10:48 AM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Dec 13, 2019, 10:49 AM ]

Monday: Pilgrim Wood Spirit Day - wear your Dolphins gear or school colours
Tuesday: Holiday Sweater Day - wear a holiday sweater or red/green
Wednesday: Jersey Day - wear your spirit wear for your favourite sports team
Thursday: Crazy Hair Day and/or Fun Holiday Hat 
Friday: Pyjama Day - wear your jammies or comfy clothes to celebrate the last day before winter break

Educational Assistants Appreciation Day at PW

posted Dec 12, 2019, 5:52 AM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Dec 12, 2019, 5:53 AM ]

From all of the staff, students, and families in the Pilgrim Wood community we want to thank all our EAs for the amazing work they do each and every day to support our students! The building wouldn't run the way it does without our EA team. So, on this day, we appreciate you, Ms.Barnes, Ms.McMillan, Ms.Boateng, Ms.Alvi, Ms.Saccary, Ms.Heeringa, Ms.Ramsay-Gorny, Ms.Gariepy, and Ms.Thompson!

Pilgrim Wood: Remembrance Day 2019

posted Nov 11, 2019, 11:47 AM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Nov 11, 2019, 11:52 AM ]

Please see the slide show that was highlighted at this morning's Remembrance Day assembly. 

Pilgrim Wood Remembers...

Spirit Wear Shop is OPEN!

posted Oct 27, 2019, 9:11 AM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Oct 27, 2019, 9:12 AM ]

Ready to show your school spirit? 

The PW Spirit Wear Shop is OPEN!!

Rescheduled School Council Meeting

posted Oct 7, 2019, 10:38 AM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Oct 7, 2019, 10:38 AM ]

Our School Council meeting that was postponed has been rescheduled for Tuesday October 15th at 7 pm in the library. Meeting agenda is posted under School Council.  

FYI: School Messenger Emails

posted Sep 20, 2019, 12:45 PM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn

A number of parents have reported that email messages sent through SchoolMessenger are being delivered to junk and spam folders.
The following providers seem most affected;
  • Hotmail
  • Live
The board has confirmed this as an issue with the vendor.

We are advising that parents/guardians mark the email as safe and/or set up the address as a safe/trusted list address.  
This will prevent future messages from landing in spam/junk.
Exact instructions are dependent on the email provider.

Welcome Back!

posted Aug 20, 2019, 3:28 PM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Aug 20, 2019, 3:28 PM ]

Image result for creative commons images back to schoolWe would like to welcome back to all returning families to P.W. and extend a special welcome to all new families to Pilgrim Wood P.S.! We are looking forward to seeing everyone on September 3rd!

The office is open starting August 19, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for new registrations or to answer any questions you may have.

Parents are welcomed to buy any supplies if they like to for the new school year, e.g. binders, duo-tangs, crayons, markers etc. Teachers will provide the list of suggested materials for each class to the students on the first day.

This year, class lists will not be posted on the school website or the doors at school. As per the board’s direction; you will get an e-mail on Friday, August 30th after 3:30 with the information about your child’s classroom placement. 

If you are driving your child to school on the first day, we ask you to park your car on a side street at a spot where it is legal to park and walk to school.
For students safety, there is 
absolutely no parking or stopping at the front of the school.
You may bring your child to the 
back of the school on to blacktop any time after 8:30 am.  Class names will be posted on the school wall and home teachers will be available to welcome students. There will be extra staff available at the front and at the back of the school to help those parents and students who need some help in finding their class. We will be bringing students inside at around 8:50 a.m. If it rains, all students will be asked to gather in the gym, but we will ask parents NOT to come into the gym for safety reasons. Our gym does not have the capacity to accommodate all students and parents.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are looking forward to seeing everyone on September 3rd !!

Year End Message

posted Aug 1, 2019, 4:45 PM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Aug 1, 2019, 4:45 PM ]

Important Messages: June 24-28

posted Jun 23, 2019, 10:47 AM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Jun 23, 2019, 10:48 AM ]

Dear Pilgrim Wood Parents:

First of all, thank you to everyone who supported our food and drink programs this year, it raises funds to help our students!     Just a few IMPORTANT reminders:

1. Our milk program ended today!  Next week we will sell the leftover milk from the office for $1.00

2. The last pizza day is Tuesday, June 24th.  The grade 8’s may pick up their pizza slices before they leave for the afternoon to prepare for Grad if they have handed in their permission forms.

3. Wednesday is the last day for Lunch Lady.  

4. Thursday is the last day for LunchBox.

5. Friday - No lunch programs running, please make sure your child has a snack and a lunch!!!

Friday, June 28th is our last day of school and we have early dismissal at 1:50 pm.  Buses will run on a 50-minute early schedule.

LOST & FOUND is currently on display.   PLEASE come today before 5:30 pm or Monday before 9 am to have a look for anything your child has left at PW.  Monday it will be packed up and given to Charity. 

Staff Appreciation

On behalf of the Pilgrim Wood staff, we want to express our sincere appreciation for the generous and delicious contributions to this year's Staff Appreciation Luncheon. 

Whether you cooked, baked, purchased, donated money or donned a safety vest to fill a lunch supervision need, your contribution made a difference! 

Thanks for showing your gratitude to the great teachers, EA's, ECEs, Administrators, office staff and custodial staff at Pilgrim Wood!

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