MAS Families! It has been an interesting mix of winter weather this week.
On cancelled school days if you are looking for ideas and activities for your
child to do, please keep in mind to check your
child's teacher's page on the school website. Great way to fill in some of
the time during the day and keep learning going at home.
No School Monday- Reminder there is no school this Monday,
January 28th. This is a Professional learning day for teachers.
Family Literacy Day- Family Literacy Day® is a national awareness
initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999 and held annually on
January 27 to raise awareness of the importance of reading and engaging in
other literacy-related activities as a family. January 27, 2019 is the
20th Anniversary of Family Literacy Day! Please see attachment for fun ideas to
do with your family for literacy day.
Safe Arrival New System- Just a reminder of the
protocol for our safe arrival system now- If
your child will be absent from school the number to call is 1-833-294-4838.
There is also an app that can be downloaded onto a mobile device. If you
do not use the new system to call in and report student absence, you will
receive a a phone call from the automated system.
K-2 Parent Forum- We are still looking for
any parents that would like to join the parent forum. It will be held on
Monday, January 28th early evening at the school. The Researcher
with the project is looking to speak to parents and
get your input and feedback on the extra
hour. Please email or call the school if you are
Breakfast Program- Tuesday- cereal and fruit
smoothie. When the students arrive at school,
if they wish to come have breakfast, please remind them to come in our grade
3-5 door. We will take off our boots, put our coats and book bags in classroom
then head down to the gymnasium to enjoy breakfast together. When the bell
rings and once students are finished they will head up to class to start their
day with full bellies.
Breakfast Program Volunteers- We are putting out
the call for volunteers for the month of February. If you can join
us one Tuesday morning or more, please let Helga know. We ask
volunteers to arrive at school at 7:40am and we are done around 8:30am with
clean up. If you have any questions or
would like to sign up to help out, please contact Helga (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Hot lunch Order forms- Please return your order forms
to the school on Tuesday, January 29th.
Skating- We will be doing a whole school
skating trip to Willie O'Ree on March 1st. A notice will be coming home this
Northside School Hockey Night- Our Northside school
night with UNB hockey is Saturday, Feb. 9th. We will be sending home
information in regards to purchasing tickets at the box office.
January 28- No School for students. Professional learning for
January 29- Tots N Taters. Breakfast program 7:50-8:15am. Hot lunch order
forms are due. Milk order forms go home.
January 30- NBA 2 ball at the Currie Centre for chosen students gr. 3-5.
January 31- Great Canadian Bagel Hot Lunch.
February 1- Tots N Taters.
5- Chinese New Year lunch and Celebration
9- UNB Northside Schools Night
14- Fruit and Veggie trays for each class.
18- Family Day- no school
19- Grade 3/4 visit York Care.
22- Grade 4/5 visit York Care.
22- Family Movie Night (save the date)
25-March 1- Another 'Seusstastic' week at MAS with fun
you have any questions or concerns, please
do not hesitate to contact us.