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Weekly Messages, February 12, 2020

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                Here are your weekly messages for February 12th, 2020

This week is Staff Appreciation Week. We want to take a moment to say thank you to our Raider Staff; teachers, educational assistants, administrative assistants, custodians, bus drivers, teacher mentors, grounds crew and facilities staff and district support staff. All of these people contribute to our great school community and we appreciate their support!!


Did you know that RV Staff contribute over 5000 volunteer hours each year to run sports, activities and our ASAP schedule?  That is dedication! Great job RAIDERS!!



-          Basketball season is winding down and Mr. Shiels and his team are preparing for Volleyball Season which begins soon after March Break.

-          In gym class we are also hoping to get out on those snow shoes…if you have gym, please come prepared to be outside with boots, snow pants, a warm coat and hats and mittens.

-          Ski Club is heading into week #5 at Poley with 50 students and our team of chaperones ready to hit all that fresh snow on the hill on Thursday evening.


-          Gr. 8 students are attending Open House events this week as they prepare to register for High School for September 2020. High School Registration forms are due Friday, Feb 14.

-          Some families may have received “At-Risk” letters in the last few weeks. If you have any questions or concerns, or are looking for ways to support your child at school, please make contact with their Homeroom Teacher

-          Many classes are working on Science Fair projects. Remember, support them but don’t do the work for them!


-          Today is the last day to place Scholastic Book orders online at

-          Today is the last day to order Gr. 8 Hoodies on Cashless Schools.

-          Gr. 8 Quebec Trip payments are due on Cashless Schools by Friday

-          School Video Dance is Tuesday, February 25 from 6-8 pm.

-          Indoor shoes required. Cost is $5

-          We will be practicing Lockdown Procedure next week. Please review the Parent Info attached.    Info for Families in an Emergency at School 2019-2020.docxInfo for Families in an Emergency at School 2019-2020.docx

As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the school.

Dates to Remember        

Feb 17                   Family Day (No School)

Feb 18                   Random Acts of Kindness Day

Feb 18                   Tentative Lockdown Practice (new date)

Feb 24                   PSSC 6:30

Feb 25                   Much Video Dance 6-8 

Feb 24-28             Winter Carnival Activities (TBD)

Feb 26                   Read a Fairy Tale Day

March 2-6            March Break (No School)

March 16             ASAP #4 begins (March 16 – May 1 – 8 weeks)

March 30             PSSC 6:30


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