VanierNews Oct. 14 – 2018

  • PRINCIPAL / VICE PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE
    • PAC MOVIE NIGHT – THURSDAY, Oct. 18 
    • ALLERGY AWARE 
    • NON-INSTRUCTIONAL DAY – FRIDAY, Oct. 19
    • REMEMBRANCE DAY – HONOURING STUDENTS & FAMILY IN UNIFORM
  • PICS FROM THE WEEK 
  • UPCOMING DATES
  • 50th ANNIVERSARY YEAR 
Principal / Vice Principal’s Message
We look forward to opening our gym on Thursday evening for our PAC movie night! The north side doors open at 5:30 and the movie will begin at 6:00 p.m.  Students must be directly supervised by a parent throughout the evening.

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VanierNews Oct. 7 – 2018

  • PRINCIPAL / VICE PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE
  • PICS FROM THE WEEK 
  • UPCOMING DATES
  • 50th ANNIVERSARY YEAR 
Principal / Vice Principal’s Message
It was wonderful to connect with many families last Thursday at our Meet the Teacher event and share the positive and vibrant energy in our school. Thanks to PAC parents for greeting the community at the door and hosting a successful concession. We really appreciate teachers who open their classrooms and provided families a glimpse into the rich learning that takes place in our school.

On Thursday our K – 7 classes experienced a incredible motivational speaker, Michael Bortolotto.  Click here for more information and be sure to ask your child about Michael’s message.

Michael Bortolotto, is a successful professional speaker who lives with Cerebral Palsy. For the past twenty-two years people of all ages have been inspired, motivated, educated, and entertained by his “CAN DO” attitude.  By using real life experiences and examples, he encourages and persuades his audience to rethink, what they may believe is impossible to realizing anything is possible by being determined, persistent, and focus on
the end result.

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VanierNews Sept. 30 – 2018

  • PRINCIPAL / VICE PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE
    • MEET THE TEACHER
    • PAC MEETING
    • SPECIAL MOTIVATIONAL PRESENTATION 
    • WALK AND WHEEL TO SCHOOL!  Oct. 1 – 5
  • PICS FROM THE WEEK 
  • UPCOMING DATES
  • 50th ANNIVERSARY YEAR 
Principal / Vice Principal’s Message
We look forward to welcoming all of our families to school on Thursday from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. for our Meet the Teacher evening.  This will be an opportunity for you to see the school, tour around your child’s classroom and connect briefly with the classroom teacher.  Teacher will not have time or space to share personal student progress updates during this event.  Please look forward to upcoming FreshGrade progress posts throughout the year and book an appointment at any time to talk further with teachers about your child’s progress and development.

Please plan to join us on Tuesday morning at 8:45 in the staffroom for our next PAC Meeting!

We are looking forward to having motivational speaker, Michael Bortolotto, come to our school on Thursday to talk to our grade groups in the gym.  Click here for more information.

  • Kindergarten, grades 1,2 – 10:25 a.m.
  • grades 3,4,5  – 11:00 a.m.
  • grades 6,7 – 1:00 p.m.

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VanierNews Sept. 23 – 2018

  • PRINCIPAL / VICE PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE
    • NON-INSTRUCTIONAL DAY MONDAY – NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
    • PARENT ADVISOR COMMITTEE 
    • YOGA CLUB – THURSDAYS
  • PICS FROM THE WEEK 
  • UPCOMING DATES
  • 50th ANNIVERSARY YEAR 
Principal / Vice Principal’s Message
This Monday, Sept. 24th is our first Non-Instructional Day.  There will be no school for students.  Staff will be working at the school and learning more about Social Emotional Learning, Robotics, Indigenous Education, SOGI, and exploring school  learning resources together.

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VanierNews Sept. 16 – 2018

  • PRINCIPAL / VICE PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE
    • CLASSES SET
  • FIRST PAC MEETING 
  • PLANNERS  
  • FAMILY SUPPORTS
  • TERRY FOX RUN ON FRIDAY
  • PICS FROM THE WEEK 
  • UPCOMING DATES
  • 50th ANNIVERSARY YEAR 
Principal / Vice Principal’s Message
We are pleased to let families know that later last week, classes became set for the year.  We appreciate that for some students there will be an adjustment period in which they become accustomed to a new teacher and classmates.  During the next few weeks, please continue to monitor your child, help build resilience and communicate with the classroom teacher if you have questions or concerns.  Mr. Dekerf and Mr. Newbold also are happy to meet with parents, by appointment, about any class placement issues.   We are confident that with a bit of time and positive support, all students will soon settle in and begin a new meaningful learning journey!

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VanierNews Sept. 9 – 2018

  • PRINCIPAL / VICE PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE
    • OPENING WEEKS
    • PLANNERS  
  • PICS FROM THE WEEK 
  • UPCOMING DATES
  • 50th ANNIVERSARY YEAR 
Principal / Vice Principal’s Message
It has been wonderful to reconnect with our community and welcome new families into Georges Vanier school!  Throughout last week, students have been rotating through grade group activities centred around our “We Are All Connected” theme. Office staff have worked diligently to collect accurate enrolment data so that we can plan and finalize balanced student groupings within B.C. class size and composition limits.  On Friday, the Surrey District approved 26 divisions for our school.  This means that students can expect to be in classes by early this week.  We greatly appreciate your support and understanding during this complex process.

We want to thank our friends at Horizon Church for supporting many of our families this summer and for running Gym Blast this past Thursday and Friday at GV.  Students really enjoyed the lively and fun filled games and physical activities led by Horizon volunteers.

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VanierNews Aug. 2018

  • PRINCIPAL / VICE PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE
    • WELCOME BACK!
    • OPENING DAY
    • PLANNERS  
  • PICS FROM THE WEEK 
  • UPCOMING DATES
  • 50th ANNIVERSARY YEAR 
Principal / Vice Principal’s Message
We hope that all of our students and families enjoyed a safe and enjoyable summer break.  We look forward to reconnect with everyone on Tuesday, Sept. 4th for one hour from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

We Are All Connected 

During the first 1-2 weeks of school, students will be meeting in grade groups and exploring our “We Are All Connected” theme.  Please see the map below to know where to enter the school on opening day.

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