Dear Families and Caregivers,
We had a few exciting field trips this week. Our students in grades 4 and 5 spent Thursday morning at the Squamish Public Works Yard. They were greeted by an amazing team that shared the inner workings of Squamish and the services that keep our town running smoothly. It was very engaging and informative and the students really enjoyed the experience. Our grade 6 students returned today from a 3 day camp adventure at Camp Summit. They were tired but the trip was a great success with many team building activities, fun games and skill building challenges.
Upcoming events and information:
May 28th – Think of Me Campaign
May 30th – Grade 6 band to Brackendale Elementary
May 31st – Open House Gallery 5:30 – 7:30
June 1st – Grade 4/5 Science Fair
Thank you to the parents who organized and participated in the Spring Fling tonight! It was awesome to see all of the students (and parents) dressed up in their rockstar gear!
Have a wonderful weekend,
Dear Families and Caregivers,
Thank you for all of your support this week for the various entrepreneurial projects. All of our classes have been working so hard to contribute to our fundraising efforts. We are looking forward to a celebration of our achievements at the end of this month.
Upcoming events and reminders
May 23, 24, 25 – Grade 6 students at Camp Summit
May 25- PAC mtg at 9:00 am
Have a wonderful May Long Weekend!
Here is a short list of books that may help families engage in conversations on topics related to sexual health.
For K-3 students:
Boys, Girls & Body Science: A first book about facts of life – Meg Hickling
What’s the Big Secret?: Talking about sex with girls and Boys – Laurie Krasny Brown
Who Has What?: All about girls’ bodies and boys’ bodies – Robie H. Harris
What Makes a Baby? – Cory Silverberg
It’s NOT the Stork! A book about girls, boys, babies, bodies, families and friends – Robie H. Harris
Amazing You! Getting smart about your private parts – Gail Saltz
Where Willy Went… The big story of a little sperm! – Nicholas Allan
For 4-7 students
Hair in Funny Places – Babette Cole
Ready, Set Grow! A “what’s happening to my body?” book for younger boys – Lynda Madaras
The What’s Happening to My Body? Book for girls: Revised Edition – Lynda Madaras
My Body, My Self for Girls: The what’s happening to my body?” Workbook – Lynda Madaras
My Body, My Self for Boys: The what’s happening to my body?” Workbook – Lynda Madaras
What’s Going on Down There? Answers to questions boys find hard to ask – Karen Gravelle
The Period Book: Everything you don’t want to ask (but need to know) – Karen & Jennifer Gravelle
It’s Perfectly Normal: Changing bodies, growing up, sex, and sexual health – Robie H. Harris
The Care and Keeping of You: The body book for younger girls, revised edition – Valorie Schaefer
Puberty Girl & Puberty Boy – Geoff Price
2014 Sexual Health Resources for Schools (updated 05/2017) VSB Social Responsibility & Diversity Team
Welcome back everyone!
We are happy to confirm that our Askable Parent session with Kristen from Options for Sexual Health has been confirmed for April 17th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Garibaldi Highlands Elementary. We hope you can join us!
Good Afternoon Families and Caregivers,
We hope you have a wonderful Spring Break, it’s hard to believe it’s already here! As we begin to plan for the 2018-2019 school year, we would appreciate knowing about any changes you may be planning. If you are moving out of our School District or planning on switching to our English program, please notify us as soon as possible, our school continues to grow and this information will help us better plan for the next school year.
Upcoming events and important information
April 3rd – First Day back
April 5th – Hot Lunch
April 16th or 17th – Ask-able Parent with Kristen from Options for Sexual Health. We will set the date upon return from Spring Break. This will be an evening parent event and it is well worth it!!
Have a wonderful break.