Creeker Memo #3
Thank you to families for making
efforts to have their children exit their vehicles during drop-off from the
‘passenger-side’. Here are a few upcoming reminders for you to be aware of for
the coming week.
- The most recent Memo from the Department of Early Education
and Childhood Development can be found on the Anglophone
School District West website https://secure1.nbed.nb.ca/sites/ASD-W/Lists/District%20News/DisplayForm.aspx?ID=573&RootFolder=%2Fsites%2FASD%2DW%2FLists%2FDistrict%20News&Source=https%3A%2F%2Fsecure1%2Enbed%2Enb%2Eca%2Fsites%2FASD%2DW%2FPages%2Fdefault%2Easpx
- Students will be
taking part in Physical
Education outside as much as possible and will be
required to wear masks if indoor classes are being taught
- At this time, our outdoor recess (early
morning drop-off, morning recess, and lunch recess) procedures will not
change. If 2 classes are in the gym at the same time, the
curtain will be used to separate both classes.
- Our indoor clubs are to stop for
the time being.
- Our outdoor intramurals are
going to take a pause for the time being. We are hoping
to get more clarification on whether or not activities such as
cross-country and flag football are permitted outdoors.
- Field trips can take place
as long as the numbers of students on the bus are small enough to keep
kids sitting with classmates from their ‘bubble class’ and a row of 1 or
2 empty seats separates the class bubbles.
- Here is an excerpt from the memo
regarding bus transportation
“To reduce the risk of transmission on the bus,
we are asking parents who are able to do so, to please drive their child to
school and help reduce the number of students on the bus to encourage greater
- Our Lock Down Drill is
taking place this Tuesday morning. All students will be receiving
additional direction on expectations to complete this drill safely.
Teachers have been discussing this and practicing this with their classes!
Much like our successful Fire Drill last week, we hope to minimize anxious
feelings through practice and discussions!
- Start-up packages are
to be submitted back to your child’s teacher and School Fees are
to be completed via School Cash online https://anglophonewest.schoolcashonline.com/
. Any families with financial constraints are encouraged to reach out
to the school to discuss available supports.
- If you have a child who
requires a medical/safety
plan due to the following, a Policy 704 form needs to
completed and submitted to our school. Please notify the office if you
- Our 1st Hot lunch option
will be communicated out very soon. School Cash online will be the
preferred method to register for this.
- Our Parent School Support
Committee is finalized and will be meeting frequently
throughout the school year to consult on school improvements. Thank you to
parents/guardians who expressed interest.
Have a great week everyone!
Meet the Teacher Night
Thank you to all families who took part in our Meet the Teacher night! Our teaching staff was very pleased with the turnout and look forward to continuing to build connections with their students' families.
Creeker Memo #2
I would like to thank you all
for your continued patience with our after-school bussing. As our district
transportation continue to refine their own routines and routes, I anticipate
the wait/drop-off times to continue to improve. Here are a few upcoming reminders
for you to be aware of.
- School Tour Video
– For many families, it has been quite some time since you have been
inside our building! With that in mind, we have created a virtual school
tour which can be accessed here.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1N6Oix1GhpA.
This video will be available on our school website as well.
- Grade 3-5 students will be
visited by members of the ESTEY
Art program Monday afternoon. Information will be shared
for any families interested in registering their child for this
after-school program. This is set to begin at the end of the month once
- Due to some excessive rain on
Friday, our Fire
Drill was postponed and will take place this morning.
Prior to the alarm sound, all students will receive important reminders
about how to travel safely inside and outside of the building and most
importantly, to remain calm when this important procedure is needed. For
some, this experience can generate some anxieties. We hope to minimize
these feelings through practice and discussions!
- This Wednesday, September 15th,
at 6:30pm our teaching staff will be available for a virtual ‘Meet the Teacher’
welcome. Stay tuned for the invitation coming from your child’s teacher.
- Start-up packages
that were sent home last week with your child are to be completed and
submitted back to your child’s teacher. If you have not done so yet,
please make this a priority this week as this information is very important
for our record system.
- If you have a child who
requires a medical/safety
plan due to the following, a Policy 704 form will be sent
home to be completed or updated. Please look for it in your child's
backpack, sign and return by Wednesday September 15.
- carries an Epi-Pen
- takes medication on an
on-going basis at school (for example: inhalers, Ritalin)
- needs immediate care
due to a potential life threatening situation or condition
- ongoing observations
for a health condition
- School Cash online
is available for families to pay for student fees https://anglophonewest.schoolcashonline.com/
. If payment by cash or cheque is required, please note that the identical
cost from school cash will be needed.
- We are hoping to start with Pizza as our first Hot lunch
option of the school year starting in early October.
School Cash online will be the preferred method to register for this. More
info to come soon!
Creek School will take part in the annual Terry Fox Run again this Friday, September 17th. In
order to be allowed to wear a Hat
or Pyjamas for the day, students are asked to donate $2 to
their child’s teacher. All classes will participate in our school event
starting at 1:00 p.m.
- A memo will be going home
about Cross Country
Running opportunities for children at the Gr. 3-5 levels.
A school wide event has been set for October 6th. Stay tuned
for more information.