Home / Important Announcements / Parent Email – September 9th

 

EMAIL TO PARENTS – September 9, 2020

 

REMOTE LEARNING LETTER
Located on Parents; Community page

SCHOOL START UP REMINDER FOR THIS WEEK:
***Parents/guardians must remain outside of the school to drop off their children. They may not enter the school.***

  1. September 10- 9:00-11:00- Grade 6 students ONLY- will meet on the field in their division (staff will be there to ensure students get into the right division). We will guide each student to the right place. Students will be taken to their class for a welcome, introductions and an orientation around safety, hand washing, masks, entrances and exits, etc. Students will make their way home following this orientation.
  2. September 10- 1:00-3:00- Grade 7 students ONLY- will meet on the field in their division (staff will be there to ensure students get into the right division). We will guide you to the right place. Students will be taken to their class for a welcome, introductions and an orientation around safety, hand washing, masks, entrances and exits, etc. Students will make their way home following this orientation
  3. September 11- 9:00-11:00- Grade 8 students ONLY- will meet on the field in their division (staff will be there to ensure students get into the right division). We will guide you to the right place. Students will be taken to their class for a welcome, introductions and an orientation around safety, hand washing, masks, entrances and exits, etc. Students will make their way home following this orientation
  4. BUSES: for middle school students, buses will not be running until September 14. Students will need to organize their own transportation to and from school for the orientation at the times specified above. Students will be given assigned seats and will be required to wear face masks while on the bus.

BACK TO SCHOOL HAND SANITIZER FUNDRAISER
Leadership is holding a Back to School Hand Sanitizer fundraiser, and you don’t want to miss out!  Our Back to School Bundle ($20.50) includes ONE large 1L refill bottle and TWO 60mL backpack/lunch bag bottles filled with good quality Sanipur gel hand sanitizer (75% Ethyl Alcohol).  We only have 250 bundles, so get your orders in ASAP, as these will go quickly!  Help support your child’s school while keeping your family healthy at the same time…that’s a win-win!
Orders can be made through your child’s Student Cash Online account, and are filled on a first come, first served basis, until we reach 250 sold.
Orders will be fulfilled and sent home with your child on Fridays, a week following your order.

CONSENTS

Consents should be reviewed each year.

Internet Access- to be completed each year

Media consents – to be completed each year

Please make sure your child’s consents are complete at the following link:  http://dunsmuir.web.sd62.bc.ca/parents/pay-online/

DMS STORE – ONLINE
To view items and price list, go to this link http://dunsmuir.web.sd62.bc.ca/parents/community/

LIFETOUCH PHOTO DAY – FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18TH

ONLINE FEES (https://sd62.schoolcashonline.com/)

To set up, you will need your child’s Pen number.  You can access it through the Parent Portal.

The online items available to purchase at this time are:
Hand Sanitizer fundraiser $20.00
SPC card $10.00
Store items (various items and prices listed)
Yearbook $40.00
Please note:  2.5% administrative fee will be added to cover costs related to the school’s online payment portal and/or associated cred card service fees.
Given the physical distancing requirements the recommended method of payment is online.

The online fee items that will not be available at this time due to Covid are:
Athletic Participation $40.00
Band Instrument Rental $150.00
Band Uniform Rental and Cleaning $25.00
Locks (only pay if lost or not returned) $10.00
Pizza Munch Cards $10.00

PARENT PORTAL – INFORMATION UPDATE
For those parents who can now access the portal, if you see your information (for example, address, phone number or email address) incorrect or needs to be changed, please email our school email at: dunsmuir@sd62.bc.ca. Please do not call our office as we need this email for record keeping purposes. Thank you for your assistance.PARKING/DROP OFF

A reminder to parents we have a limited visitor parking infront of the school, close to the gym.  All other parking is designated for staff parking.  Please do not park in staff parking as staff will be needing these spots throughout the day.  Also, if you are dropping off or picking up your students, please have a designated meeting place on one of the side roads (for example Owen Road or Farview Road) to reduce congestion in front of the school and keep our students safe.

SPC CARDS
SPC Card is a student discount program for students with offers and discounts at thousands of stores and restaurants across Canada. For a complete list of stores, visit: https://www.spccard.ca/deals

UPCOMING DATES:
Friday, September 18th – Lifetouch Photo day

Monday, September 28th – Non-Instructional day

Monday, October 12th – Thanksgiving day