Parents, guardians and caregivers are invited to join us for our free Speaker Series Presentations. The presentations will begin at 7:00 p.m. Please save the date; more details will be added to our website in the near future.
First Nations, Métis, Inuit event
Thursday, March 2nd
Rideau High School auditorium, 815 St. Laurent Boulevard
Gender Identity and Expression
Thursday, May 8th
Sir Robert Borden High School auditorium, 131 Greenbank Road.
Math and Picture Books
Reading to your child is both a wonderful way to spend time together and also an effective way to engage your child in conversation. Students of all ages love stories and love to talk about stories. "Literature provides students with opportunities to make connections with their own lives, provides a context to think and practise mathematics, and enriches students' view of the world of mathematics." A Guide to Effective Instruction in Mathematics, Kindergarten to Grade 6.
Listed below are a few titles to begin the conversation about mathematics at home. These picture books are connected to several math strands of the Ontario mathematics curriculum from your child's report card:
International Digital Library: http://en.childrenslibrary.org/
Our second annual KarZ Dance-a-Thon is fast approaching on February 3. If your child would like to hear a specific song during their session, please email them in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org – don’t forget to include teacher’s name and grade! Prizes will be awarded based on the total amount of pledges raised by each student; who in turn can choose their preferred prize from the prize list. We also have an ice cream social class challenge. Pledge forms due date has been extended to January 27. Don’t have a pledge form? – no problem! Extra pledge forms are available on School Council’s website, where you will also find the most up to date list of prizes and amazing community sponsors! .
We would also like to THANK all the parents who generously support events like these, that in turn, help our great school, children and community at large!
Students in grades 7-12 can apply to advise Ontario's Education Minister. Apply online today. Deadline: February 9, 2017.
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