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EMAIL TO PARENTS – JANUARY 10, 2018

 

Please visit our new website at http://dunsmuir.sd62.bc.ca/
IMPORTANT DATES:

ACADEMY INFORMATION EVENING 2018-19
Please mark your calendars. On Tuesday, January 30th, the Academy Programs will be hosting an Academy Information session for parents and students. If you are interested in Grade 6,7, or 8 Dance Academy, or Grade 7 or 8 Soccer Academy, please attend this event. Tuesday, January 30, 2018 Dunsmuir Middle School 6:00pm – General Academy Information 6:30pm – Split into Soccer Academy and Dance Academy

ACADEMY ON-LINE REGISTRATION
Academy On-line Registration will open on Thursday, Feb. 1st at 6:00am. More information to come! ART If your child is in Art this term please provide them with a sketchbook or $2 to purchase one from the art room.  Please also send a small, shallow plastic container with a lid to keep paint waste to a minimum.  A fine paintbrush would be great as well!

CHRISTMAS HAMPER/COIN DRIVE
A big thank you to all families who contributed to the hamper drive this year. Thousands of items were donated and through our coin drive we raised a whopping $1357.10 and online donations we received $180.00. Thank-you from Mr. Curtis and Den Falkor

GRADE 8 TRANSITION TO ROYAL BAY
Please save the date! On Tuesday, January 23, 2018, Royal Bay will be hosting an evening for all Grade 8 parents and students to learn about their new school and its programs. Avid Information 6:00pm Royal Bay Course Selection Information 6:30pm Academy Information 7:00pm All Grade 8 students will have a visit to Royal Bay Secondary School on Monday, January 22nd.

THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE – JAN. 18, 19, 20TH
See attached; found also on Community page; Parents

SCHOOL CASH ONLINE CONSENTS
We now have 619 (we are up 1 consents from Christmas break!) Consents done! We are so close in getting our whole school signed up. See below for instructions on getting signed up! Ensure you have completed the online consent form. The consent must be completed or the school cash does not have authorization to pull student information from our database.

Here are some additional instructions from our website on the consent portal: http://dunsmuir.sd62.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/09/School-Cash-Instructions.pdf

Once the consent form is completed please give 24-48 hours before adding a student to your school cash account.

When completing the consent forms and setting up your school cash account please make sure that you are using one of the email addresses we have one file.

Please make sure you are using your students PEN numbers

2018 VANCOUVER ISLAND PARENT CONFERENCE – MAR. 3RD
See attached; found also on Community page; Parents

WESTSHORE FAMILY TOUR – JAN. 27TH
See attached; found also on Community page; Parents

UPCOMING DATES:
Monday, January 22nd – Grade 8 students to RBSS for Transition Information
Tuesday, January 23rd – Parent Information sessions at Royal Bay:
AVID Information, 6:00pm, RBSS
Course selection Information, 6:30pm, RBSS
Academy Information, 7:00pm, RB
Tuesday, January 23rd – PAC meeting, 6:30pm, Conference room
Tuesday, January 30th – Dunsmuir Academy Information session for 2017-18, 6:00pm, Gym Thursday, February 1st – Academy Online registration, 6:00am