An October Message

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We are honored to be learning on the traditional territory of the Skwxwu7mesh Uxwumixw (Squamish Nation)

GHE Cross Country Team 

Congratulations to all of our GHE cross country runners for doing such a great job this year. Also, thank you to Mrs. Parsloe & Ms. Wylie for coaching. Go Cougars!

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Terry Fox Run – $7000 raised by our students!

We are so excited about our year ahead!  So much has happened already in our school.  September saw a very successful Terry Fox run where our student showed great community leadership by leading an assembly and by raising almost $7000 for cancer research.  This must be a record for Garibaldi Highlands!  Our theme of belonging carried on throughout September and we are proud of the work our students did around building common language.

“Belonging” Update

We have had some feedback from a couple of families that some children are having some social challenges on the playground, finding groups to play with, etc.  We are going to have our student leaders plan some activities during break times to provide more options for children looking for activities.  We appreciate the feedback so that we can continue to improve our school for all our children.

Class Projects Update

K/1 fall project:  “How Changing Seasons Affect our Local Plants and Animals”

“The Best Part of Me” Project. Mr. Gordon’s intermediate class.

The Annual Halloween Dance is coming up on October 20th between 6.30 pm and 8.30 pm


We would like to remind parents that events like this are run by volunteers and can only work if we keep the following in mind:

  • Parental participation is required (please be there or have a responsible adult look after your child)
  • Please prevent your child from going outside during the dance (we don’t want them to run into a bear)
  • To have you picture taken at the Photo Booth, Parental consent is required as we will be loading the pictures on our GHE Facebook page.
  • Please come prepared with lose change.
  • We would appreciate baked goods that we can sell at the concession stand. Please drop of on October 20th.
  • On the day of the dance at 3 pm, we welcome decorators of all ages to transform the gym into a Spooky dance Hall!

HOT LUNCH IN DECEMBER – Please note that the hot lunch date is December 1st