Wednesday February 24 saw Maple Grove staff and students celebrate Pink Day. We hosted a fabulous virtual assembly with participation from all students and staff. Please see the link to view the one hour presentation. https://youtu.be/3a6W6E0Q3N0
On Thursday February 25, students and staff from the grade 1,2,3 learning pod celebrated the 100th day of school by dressing as elderly folks noting that they are now 100 days smarter. See attached photo.
Morning basketball skills and drills continue next week for all grade 4 – 7 students who have returned a signed consent form to Mr Land. Tuesday and Thursday March 2 and 4 are for grade 4s and 5s. Wednesday and Friday March 3 and 5 are for grade 6s and 7s.
On March 9 at 7pm there is a parent presentation titled TECH, COVID and KIDS, by Dr. Shimi Kang. More information is coming soon. This is a shared initiative with 8 VSB elementary PACs.
On March 10 the 3 schools on site, Maple Grove, Cavell, and Magee will be combining for a joint LOCKDOWN Drill with the Vancouver Police Department. This has been done in the past with Maple Grove and Magee, but of course this year we are in a new building and will be adding Cavell. We will have a considerable VPD presence on our shared campus during the drill. The VPD will then be entering each school as part of the drill ensuring that classrooms/teaching areas are safe and secure. There will be a joint VPD/VSB Admin debrief following the drill.
Many Option 4 students are returning to school Monday March 1 at 9:15am. Administration will briefly meet with the parents and students outside, undercover at the North entrance on 45th avenue. Administration will then take the students inside for further COVID protocols, give a short tour, and deliver the students to their new classroom. ANY Option 4 student who has not yet decided to return to in-school instruction, has the opportunity to return on any Monday after March 1, provided the family informs our school office staff by the previous Thursday.
Maple Grove Pac Website (Click to enter)
March 15th to 26th – Spring Break
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