Hello MAS Families! Time to say goodbye to
January and hello to February. It has been a cold week, but here is
hoping next week is warmer. Please remind student to dress for the cold weather
as we will go outside when we can. We had a visit this week and were
entertained by the UNB Sting Quartet through the Conservatory. They were great!
Also, Congratulations to our students that participated in NBA 2 Ball at
UNB on Wednesday. Lots of fun was had by all.
Chinese New Year Celebrations: We will be
connecting with the local Chinese community to help present a celebration of
the Chinese New Year on February 5th.
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 phone call from the automated
District Education Council – The District
Education Council met on Thursday, January 31st and motioned for option #3
to vote to close McAdam Avenue School. More details on this decision were
sent home on Friday and more information will be sent as it becomes available.
Breakfast Program- Tuesday - This Tuesday will be
Muffins and apple slices. 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
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).
Skating- We will be doing a whole school skating
trip to Willie O'Ree on March 1st. Permission slips are due on February 8th.
School Milk program: Orders for the milk program
are due this Thursday, February 7th.
Northside School Hockey Night- Our Northside
school night with UNB hockey is Saturday, Feb. 9th. A notice was sent home with
information in regards to purchasing tickets at the box office. Hope you can
Nutrition Month – March is Nutrition Month. To
prepare students from McAdam Avenue School will be traveling this month to the
Superstore to meet with a nutritionist.
Monday February 4 –
Papa John’s Pizza
Tuesday Feb. 5-
Chinese New Year Celebrations. Breakfast program 7:50-8:15am.
Thursday Feb. 7- Great
Canadian Bagel Hot Lunch. Milk Orders due.
Friday Feb. 8- Tots N
Taters. Skating Permission due
February 9- UNB Northside Schools Night
February 14- Fruit and Veggie trays for each
February 18- Family Day- no school
February 19- Grade 3/4 visit York Care. K-2 Visit
to the Superstore
February 21 – Grade 3-4 Visit to the superstore.
February 22- Grade 4/5 visit York Care.
February 22- Family Movie Night (save the date)
February 27 – Pink Shirt Day – Support against
February 28 - Grade 4-5 Visit to the superstore.
February 25-March 1- Another 'Seusstastic' week at
MAS with fun activities planned!
If you have any questions or concerns, please do
not hesitate to contact us.
BA, B.Ed, M.Ed