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EMAIL TO PARENTS – June 13, 2018

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

IMPORTANT DATES:

CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS
The Criminal Records website is back up and running! If you plan on participating in any fieldtrips next year, now is a great time to make sure you have this done. Please use this link: https://justice.gov.bc.ca/eCRC/home.htm
Access Code: JW7TJPQBGE

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF GREATER VICTORIA – SUMMER CAMPS
Located on the Community page; Parents Parents can contact the school counselor if they would like to enquire about “camperships” to help out with the cost. (250-478-5548 ext 229) or email at jclarke@sd62.bc.ca Jennifer Clarke

DANCE ACADEMY STUDENTS
Just another reminder as to the upcoming Dance Performances:
* Wednesday June 13: Show at Royal Bay (evening)
Dance 7,8 are guest performers
* Thursday, June 14: Show at Royal Bay (evening) Dance 6,7 are guest performers
* Sunday June 17: Dress Rehearsal at Royal Bay (1-5) Dance 6,7,8 and both Hip Hop Crews
* Tuesday, June 19th: Dunsmuir Recital at Royal Bay (evening) Dance 6,7,8 and both Hip Hop Crews
* Wednesday, June 20th: Dunsmuir Recital at Royal Bay (evening) Dance 6,7,8 and both Hip Hop Crews Also, just a reminder that as we prepare for all of these shows, it is important to have the dancers in class. I am choreographing brand new pieces for all 3 Academy groups right now, and we have to finish them in time for next week’s shows Thanks in advance, Danica Anderson

NEW YORK 2019 Last Day to Register for New York Trip
Tomorrow, Thursday June 14th, is the last day to register your child for the New York Trip next March. Reminder that it is now open to all current students at Dunsmuir in good standing academically and behaviourally. If you wish to register your child for the New York trip, please bring your $199 deposit payable to EF Tours and the attached permission form to the school office by 3:10pm Thursday. We will send out an email on Friday to all registering parents to confirm if the trip is a go (it looks good right now!)

PIZZA FRIDAYS – LAST PIZZA FRIDAY – JUNE 15TH
Pizza Friday will be available this Friday, June 15th but not on the Friday, June 22nd.

SCHOOL CASH ONLINE CONSENTS
Parents, for those who are not familiar with the cash online, there are options for payment. You can pay by credit, echeque and mywallet. There is a 24 hour help line you can call at 1-866-961-1803. We now have 700 (we are up 1 consent from last Parent Email) Consents done! We are so close in getting our whole school signed up. See below for instructions on getting signed up! Are you knew to our school? 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 on file. Please make sure you are using your students PEN numbers.

SPORTS
Drop-in Badminton schedules are now available on the Athletics page of our Dunsmuir website HERE. Please encourage your students to listen to the daily Student Announcements for athletic updates. Did you know parents can read our daily announcements that are posted to our website HERE every day?

REPORT CARD DISTRIBUTION
Notice to all parents: report card distribution will be Thursday morning, June 28th from 9:00-10:30am. Students can come at any point during this time to pick up report cards from their Advisory Teacher in their Advisory classroom. After 10:30am, students or parents will be able to pick up report cards from the main office. Beyond these times, report cards can be picked up from the main office between Tuesday, July 3rd to Friday, July 6th from 8:00am to 3:00pm.

Buses will be running a regular schedule on Thursday June, 28th.

UPCOMING DATES:
Friday, June 15th – Final Pizza Friday
Thursday, June 14th – Grade 8 leaving, 6-9:30pm, Olympic View Golf course
Tues/Wed, June 19 & 20
th – Dunsmuir Dance Academy Recital@ Royal Bay, 7:00pm Wednesday, June 27 – Last day of regular classes, Afternoon BBQ and Yearbook distribution
Thursday, June 28 – Report card pick up from Advisory between 9:00 – 10:30am
Friday, June 29 – Year-end Administrative Day – No School for students (Office will be closed for Staff function @11:30am)