EMAIL TO PARENTS – May 13, 2020
Please visit our website at http://dunsmuir.sd62.bc.ca/
Hello Dunsmuir Families,
We hope that you are all well. Please see below for some updates/general information:
CONTINUITY OF LEARNING
We would like to thank all of our families for their support and patience during this very difficult and challenging time. While we are educators, many of us are also parents and like yourselves, are experiencing this pandemic from multiple angles including having our own children continuing with at home learning. We are aware of the challenges and appreciate the patience and kindness required during these and all other times. I would like to thank staff for continuing towards meeting the diverse needs in creating learning opportunities and connections that are accessible and realistic given our current circumstances. Striking a balance that works for ALL families and learners is always one of our greatest challenges, and never more so than now. This has been and will continue to be our goal as we move forward. We encourage you to continue to have an open dialogue with your child’s teacher as we move forward together.
GAGA BALL: NEW ADDITION TO DUNSMUIR!
GAGA BALL: is a fast paced, high energy sport played in an octagonal pit. The more players the better! Dubbed a gentler version of dodge ball, the game is played with a soft foam ball, and combines the skills of dodging, striking, running, and jumping, while trying to hit opponents with a ball below the knees. See photo below.
GRADE 6 SPRING IMMUNIZATION UPDATE
Public Health Nurses will be directly contacting parents of Grade 6 students to organize the completion of their routine immunizations. Feel free to call West Shore Health unit with any questions or concerns at 250-519-3490.
OLYMPIC VIEW AND GRADE 8 LEAVING CELEBRATION
Unfortunately, this event has officially been cancelled. At this point, given the changing landscape and fluidity of our current circumstances, we are not sure how we will move forward with a Grade 8 celebration. We will keep you posted. We will begin to work through the refund process for those who have paid. Thank you for your understanding.
MUSICAL THEATRE 2020-2021
Dunsmuir Musical Theatre is excited to present: Frozen Jr. A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen Jr. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen is sure to thaw even the coldest heart! Based on the Disney Movie: Frozen (2013). Audition info will be out at the end of May and questions can be sent to Mr. Duque-Park: firstname.lastname@example.org
ONLINE BUS REGISTRATION – OPEN
To register, go to link: https://www.sd62.bc.ca/our-district/transportation#
You will need your student’s pupil number which can be found in the Parent Portal as this link: https://www.myeducation.gov.bc.ca/aspen/logon.do
PARENT CONTACT INFORMATION PASSWORD RESET
Please view the Parent Portal and review your emergency contact information and phone numbers. If you cannot access the Parent Portal and need a password reset, please email the Dunsmuir email below. If you have any additions or changes, please do not call the office but email your changes to email@example.com. Make sure you include the student’s first name and last name. Thank you for your cooperation.
PICK UP OF STUDENT BELONGINGS
We are currently developing a plan to collect student belongings and have them ready for parent pick up. In all likelihood, this will be done by grade level with specified pick up times for each grade level. With 875 students, this is a large task and it is very much appreciated if you are able to organize yourselves to accommodate the specific pick up date and time for your child. SPECIFIC DETAILS/DATES/TIMES WILL BE COMMUNICATED TO YOU WHEN READY.
SCHOOL CALENDAR 2020-2021 – FINAL
Please see attached; found also on Parents; Community page