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Today at lunch and after school we will finish our robots in the Woodshop.  Your robot must be complete to enter Friday’s tournament!

Dunsmuir has over 30 students attending this Skills Canada event.  Make sure you have a ride to Camosun College or meet us at 7:30 am at the Movie theatres for a free ride.

Meet in the woodshop today at lunch to finish your robot!

 
 

The Dunsmuir store is open tomorrow at lunch.  Helena and Trista will be there to help you.

We have a sale on Toques.  $16.00 each or  2 for $32.00

 
 

Lego club is today at lunch in room 111.

SOGI club is cancelled today.  See you all next week!

Robotics club is today at literacy and after school.

Tea club is at lunch today in Mr. Bryan’s room, room 211.

 
 

If you are interested in signing up for badminton,  please do so in Ms. Caldwell’s portable.

 
 

Rugby team practices started yesterday.  The next practice will be Wednesday, March 13 at lunch and literacy.  If you have any questions please see Ms. Caldwell.

 
 

Could the grade 6 girls’ comp volleyball team please return your uniforms to Ms. Stewart ASAP.

 
 

Please dismiss the grade 6/7 boys’ comp volleyball team members at 2:50 today for their game at Spencer.  See Ms. Caldwell if you don’t have a ride.

 
 

EMAIL TO PARENTS – March 6, 2019

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

IMPORTANT DATES
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LA TOUR 2020 – DISCOUNT DEADLINE – MARCH 10th
Registration is open for the Dunsmuir Los Angeles 2020 trip for next March. There is $150 Early Registration discount available if you register by March 10th! This trip is open to both parents and students. For pricing and tour information, click on the link to the powerpoint presentation below. Spots are limited, so register soon!
To register for the LA trip, go to eftours.ca/enrol and enter tour number: 2223856BE.
Links:
Tentative itinerary for LA Tour 2020: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1u0ABxcweE4eb1xvoAUy_wfaMhAD1vyYC

Powerpoint Presentation for LA Tour 2020: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1VEpnwlMWYTPzr4gCcZqTll5mczrQiEnq

POINTS OF PROGRESS – MARCH 14th
Teachers will be providing a formal point of progress to go home on March 14th. This point of progress serves as an indicator of where your child is in relation to the curricular competencies and their learning.

STUDENT LED CONFERENCES – APR. 11th
Student Led Conferences are on April 11th, which is also an EARLY DISMISSAL Day. Students will get out of school at 12:10 on this day. Stay tuned for more details on Student Led Conferences in the near future.

STUDENT LEARNING SURVEY FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS – DEADLINE APRIL 15th
For Grade 7 Parents only.  From now until April 15th your child will be completing a Learning Experience survey. Grade 7 Parents at Dunsmuir are asked to complete the Parent portion of this survey.

Follow this link.    http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/sat_survey/access.htm
Parents may access the survey by Direct Access from the website listed above.

It is the only source of province-wide information of children’s learning experiences. The information is very helpful for others like the Ministry of Health, who use it to improve health services for children across BC. Your participation is an important contribution to improving the educational experiences of children.

PAC MEETINGS – APRIL 23rd
Parents, please come out and join us at our upcoming meetings at 6:30pm in the Conference room.
Mar – no meeting
Tuesday Apr 23rd
Tuesday May 28th

SCHOOL CASH ONLINE
Fees are to be paid online.  See instructions below.
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 or email schoolcashschool@sd62.bc.ca if you need some help.
We now have 766 Consents done!  We are so close in getting our whole school signed up.  See below for instructions on getting signed up!
Are you new 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. Once the consent is done, please go to this link to pay fees:
https://sd62.schoolcashonline.com/
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.
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 which can be found on student report card or call the school at 250-478-5548.

UPCOMING DATES:
Thursday, March 7th – Grade 5 Information Night, 7:00-8:00pm, gym
Friday, March 8th – Sumobots and Gearbots tournaments @ Camosun College
Sunday, March 10th – LA 2020 Trip –  discount deadline
Wednesday, March 13th – SPEAC meeting, 7:00-9:00pm
Thursday, March 14th – Point of Progress – to go home
Friday, March 15th – Last day before Spring Break
Monday, April 1st – Schools Reopen
Thursday, April 4th – Telus-Wise Cyber Bullying Presentation, 9:30am (students only)
Thursday, April 11th – Student Led Conference, early dismissal at 12:10pm
Friday, April 12th – Non-Instructional day
Monday, April 15th –Student Learning Survey deadline
Monday, May 6th – Artstarts Cadence Presentation, 1:30pm (students only)

 
 

Reminder to all students interested in rugby that there is practice today at lunch and literacy. Please come out to the back field right away with cleats and proper gym strip.

 
 

The grade 8 boys comp volleyball team has a practice today at Royal Bay.  Please meet in the front foyer right after school.

The grade 6/7 boys’ comp volleyball team have a practice after school today until 4:30. Tomorrow’s game is at Spencer. Please be excused at 2:55.

 
 

The grade 7 / 8 girls’ comp volleyball team have their last game today at Spencer.  Please ask to be excused at 2:45!