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Weekly eBlast Oct 19

posted Oct 21, 2017, 5:51 AM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Oct 21, 2017, 5:52 AM ]

SPIRIT WEAR

This is your last chance in 2017 to order PW Dolphin Spirit Wear! Unfortunately we are below our minimums and we will need to increase our school purchases for the order to be processed. We encourage you to show your school spirit and order today. Please visit our on-line store before the deadline of this Sunday, October 22https://dolphinwear.itemorder.com/sale?read_message=true. We really appreciate your support and look forward to seeing the students in their new gear. 

MUSIC PROGRAM
Support your PW music program with our beautiful poinsettia fundraiser. We have an assortment of sizes and colours up for grabs and the funds raised will go towards the purchase of new instruments and other needs the department has to make our music program TOP NOTCH! Visit School Cash Online today to ensure you order your plants before the deadline of November 15th. Plants will be available for pick-up at the school on Friday. December 1st. We appreciate your support.


COMPOST BAGS
School Council is once again offering quality grade Compost Bags as a fundraiser to support the outdoor classroom and educational garden. This popular fundraiser offers a box of 20 compost bags for $5.50. These bags fit the standard kitchen compost bins. 

ME TO WE
The Pilgrim Wood Me to We Club is organizing the We Scare Hunger campaign again this year. We are asking students to please bring in non-perishable foods from Monday Oct 23rd to Friday Oct 27th. All donations are being sent to the Oakville Foodshare Food Bank. Some of the most need items are Powdered Laundry Soap, Instant Coffee, Cereal(Hot/Cold), Pancake Mix/Syrup, Cookies/Crackers, Cake Mixes/Icing, Side Dishes(Rice,Pasta, Potato), Dry Soup, Diapers Size #4-#5-#6. For more information please visit http://www.oakvillefoodbank.com/. Thank you for your support from the Pilgrim Wood Me to We Club.

Pizza Day Update

posted Oct 4, 2017, 7:23 AM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Oct 4, 2017, 7:24 AM ]

Today was the first day of pizza for Term 1. We did have a few students who missed the deadline so we provided them with pizza today and have re-opened the link for the next 36 hours. If you missed out on the pizza program now is your time to order. After midnight on Wednesday the program will be closed and no further purchases can be made. Your next opportunity for ordering both milk and pizza will be for Term 2 (which starts in January).

ONLY A FEW SPOTS LEFT - Free Family Yoga/Mindfulness Session at PW Open House

posted Sep 23, 2017, 10:11 AM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Sep 23, 2017, 10:12 AM ]

ONLY A FEW SPOTS LEFT! 
FREE Family Yoga and Mindfulness Session at our School Open House on October 5th

During the session, families will:
1. Learn about the benefits of what mindfulness and yoga is
2. Learn about strategies for home to help support their child`s academic success and learning skills
3. Participate in a fun family yoga class


SIGN UP TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW!
 

*Please note that you are not registered until you receive a confirmation email that you got into the session. Thank you!*

Reminder - No school on Monday!

posted Sep 22, 2017, 3:18 PM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Sep 22, 2017, 3:18 PM ]

A friendly reminder that there is no school on Monday! Enjoy an extra long weekend with family and friends. We look forward to seeing all of the students back at PW on Tuesday morning at 8:50am

Weekly eBlast September 21st

posted Sep 22, 2017, 3:16 PM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Sep 22, 2017, 3:16 PM ]

BIRTHDAY BOOK CLUB ORDERS DUE! 
Do you want to celebrate your birthday with the Pilgrim Wood community? Join the Birthday Book Club!  For a donation of $11 your child is enrolled in the Birthday Book Club. With these donations, a variety of books will be purchased and processed for our library. Your child will be invited to visit the library on their birthday to select a book from our Birthday Book Club selections. A book plaque will be placed in the inside cover of the book indicating that it was donated in celebration of your child’s birthday. Your child will be given the opportunity to be the first student to sign that book out of the library to bring home. When the book is returned, other students at Pilgrim Wood can enjoy the donated Birthday Book. For summer birthdays, selections will be made during June. Payment is to be made on School Cash Online by September 29th. Thank you for your support of the Pilgrim Wood Birthday Book Club! Mrs. Cann,Teacher-Librarian.

PW BBQ ORDERS ARE DUE!
Just a reminder that the orders for the BBQ, including ordering food and signing up for Mindfulness/Yoga workshop! The last day to order is Monday, October 25th.

PARENT INVOLVEMENT COMMITTEE CONFERENCE 
Board hosts 10th Annual Parent Involvement Committee Conference on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. Please see the attached letter for full details.

MILK & PIZZA DAYS
The deadline for ordering milk and pizza is this Monday. Please do not miss the date as we will not have another ordering period until January 2018. Milk service will start on October 2nd. Our first pizza day is on October 3rd. Please do not forget to pack lunch and drinks for your child next week as these programs do not begin until October. 

TOONIES FOR TERRY
We will be taking donations for the Terry Fox run up until October 6th. Our goal is $1400 - so if every student gave $2 we would surpass our goal! For any student who contributes in person or on school cash online, he/she will get entered into a draw for some great swag. We appreciate your support and are hopeful we can meet our goal!

Family Yoga & Mindfulness Sessions

posted Sep 15, 2017, 3:02 PM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Sep 16, 2017, 6:31 AM ]

Pilgrim Wood Public School 
PRESENTS

FREE Family Yoga and Mindfulness Session 
at our School Open House on October 5th

Session 1: 4:30-5:15 pm
Session 2: 5:30-6:15 pm

During the session, families will:
1. Learn about the benefits of what mindfulness and yoga is
2. Learn about strategies for home to help support their child`s academic success and learning skills
3. Participate in a fun family yoga class

                                                          

 RESERVE your spot as there is limited space!


 Click Here - Session One OR https://goo.gl/forms/LncQ0kXtq9Z2B19y2


Click Here - Session Two OR https://goo.gl/forms/rcBMqVHCnnHyCCuo1


*Please note that you are not registered until you receive a confirmation email that you got into the session. Thank you!*

First Week Updates

posted Sep 9, 2017, 8:51 AM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Sep 10, 2017, 2:42 PM ]

School Council Meeting
Our School Council meeting with last year's Council is on Monday, September 11th at 7 PM in the library. We would like to invite all parents who are interested in joining School Council for this year to join us. Light refreshments will be available to welcome everyone! A special welcome to all our new families! We hope you are able to join us on Monday!

Dear Parents of Grade 7 Students
Over the summer the grade 7 only students were sent Immunization Packages to their homes by the Health Department. We need to collect them at Pilgrim Wood by monday, September 18th. If you have not received one for your child you will need to call 311 to ask for one to be sent to you electronically as soon as possible. 

Please note the following dates and put them on your calendar: 
  • Thursday, November 16th for Hep B and HPV
  • Tuesday February 20, 2018 for Menactra
  • Thursday May 17, 2018 for HBV & HPV
Again, if you did not receive the forms from Halton Health Department over the summer, or you have any concerns or questions, please call 311 and ask to speak to the nurse from the Health Department. They will be happy to help you. 

School Cash On-Line
Please read the attached letter which refers to a Contest where your child's class could receive a FREE pizza lunch. If you have already signed up for the new School Cash On-Line, thank you and your child is already in the running for this coveted prize. If you have not signed up for School Cash On-Line please sign up TODAY, so your child has this great opportunity. 

On Monday, September 11th, we will be posting on School Cash On-Line 4 items for Purchase. You will want to be signed up to take advantage of these School Initiatives and to know your child has been signed up and paid for hot lunches and trips! The winner will be announced on Monday, September 25th! Thanks so much!

RE: Anaphylaxis Medical Forms & Epi-Pens

posted Aug 30, 2017, 3:08 PM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Aug 30, 2017, 3:08 PM ]

To all parents/guardians who have a child with Anaphylaxis. Please complete and submit the forms on or before 
September 5th at the main office for your child's safety.

These forms can be downloaded from the board website or can be picked up at the main office from 9:00 am till 3:00 p.m. this week.

Please attach student photos with your package and also remember to bring an updated epi-pen along with your medical forms.

Weekly eBlast

posted Jun 29, 2017, 6:09 PM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Jun 29, 2017, 6:10 PM ]

Raz-Kids & Dreambox

posted Jun 29, 2017, 5:58 PM by Natasha Crompton-Dunn   [ updated Jun 29, 2017, 5:59 PM ]

Instructions can be found and shared via the following link:​
https://goo.gl/7EvwVq

Dashboard set up instructions can be found and shared via the following link:
https://goo.gl/j8k93S



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