February 26th Update

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Maple Grove celebrates anti bullying day:
Canadians everywhere took a stand against bullying by participating in Pink Shirt Day (Feb. 24).  At Maple Grove we held a morning assembly which featured performances from a number of our students and classes.  It was a fun-filled hour of music, poetry, and speech.  Thank you to all for their engagement and commitment to making Maple Grove a wonderful, respectful school.  Special thanks to the PINK Day Comittee (Mrs. Tornroos, Ms. Shoemaker, Mrs. Adams and Ms. Yeung).  Special thanks to Ms. Yeung for her musical talents.

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At this assembly, we finished some housekeeping items that have been on the books for a while.  We got a chance to officially recognize Jonathan Eng, Division 13, for his mastery in the Spelling Bee.

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Spring Break is just around the corner.  Let’s finish off these final weeks before enjoying a well-deserved Spring Break.  Teachers have finished many of the report cards and are preparing for student-led or parent/teacher conferences (March 9+10).  don’t forget there is early dismissal on both these days.  Students will be dismissed at 2:00 pm.  Please make arrangements to pick up your child at 2:00 on these days.

** NEW  Information regarding                                         Magee Secondary & Cross Boundary applicants

Parents- please find a copy of a letter that we sent home to all grade 7 students.  This letter was provided by the VSB with attention to Cross Boundary applications to Magee Secondary lly do not see their behavior as bullying; they justify and rationalize their behavior in a number of ways. It is important for adults to identify s

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Global Citizenship Club – A Thank You for their hard work:

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2021   a long range plan      Difference between the Strategic Plan (known as VSB2021) and the Long Range Facilities Plan (LRFP)

If in doubt, take a look at the following links that outline the differences between the Strategic Plan (http://www.vsb.bc.ca/vsb2021) and the Long Range Facilities Plan (www.vsb.bc.ca/VSBengagement) and their different public engagement processes.

 

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Upcoming Events:

March 2 – Science Fair – After 11:00 am, parents are welcome to visit
March 4 – Professional Development Day – No school for students
March 9 – Early dismissal at 2:00 pm – Parent Conferences
March 10 – Early dismissal at 2:00 pm – Parent Conferences
March 14 to March 25 – Spring Break
March 28 – Easter Monday
March 29 – Return to School

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