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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VanierNews June 25 – 2018

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • PRINCIPAL / VICE PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE
    • CLOTHING EXCHANGE OPEN
    • PLEASE RETURN LIBRARY BOOKS
    • SUMMER READING
  • PICS FROM THE WEEK 
  • BACK TO SCHOOL EVENT, Aug. 25 – Free Stuff!  
  • LEARNING COMMONS NEWS
  • UPCOMING DATES
  • STAFF FAREWELLS 
  • 50th ANNIVERSARY YEAR 
Principal / Vice Principal’s Message

It’s hard to believe that we are entering into the final week of school.  We look forward to celebrating our grade 7s on Tuesday, June 26 with a special assembly @ 9:00, outdoor photos & cake @ 10:15, potluck luncheon @ 11:45 and dance in the afternoon.

Our clothing exchange will be open for one final afternoon on the last day of school, June 28 @ 1:30 in the gym.  We have many clothing items, shoes and new backpacks to give away.

Please return your library books this week.  We still have 351 items to return.   Almost there!

 

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VanierNews June 17, 2018

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • PRINCIPAL / VICE PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE
    • LOST AND FOUND
    • PLEASE RETURN LIBRARY BOOKS
    • SCHOOL-WIDE YOGA
  • PICS FROM THE WEEK 
  • LEARNING COMMONS NEWS
  • UPCOMING DATES
Principal / Vice Principal’s Message

Our lost and found will be on display this week and next and we’ll open our clothing exchange on the final day of school, June 28 @ 1:30 p.m.

Please return your library books to school as soon as possible.  We’re counting down and hope to get to zero!

Thanks to all of our students and staff who took part in Yoga Lessons last week.   We really appreciate our awesome instructor, Miranda Guimond, who motivated us with inspiring words, postures, poses and stretches.  Yoga helps to promote good health, well being and calmness.

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VanierNews June 9 – 2018

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • PRINCIPAL / VICE PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE
  • PICS FROM THE WEEK 
  • LEARNING COMMONS NEWS
  • UPCOMING DATES
Principal / Vice Principal’s Message

Our Walk and Roll celebration was a big success!  We observed more students walking, rolling and scooting to school throughout the week.  Our school bike rack was often full and there were moments when the drop off bay was empty in the morning!  Please continue to find alternate and active modes and routes to school throughout June and beyond. Congratulations to individual prize winners from Div. 3 and 23 and to Div. 6 for winning the class pizza party prize for the most walkers and rollers!

A bit of inclement weather did not dampen our students’ spirits on Sports Day!   Our awesome grade 7 leaders, staff, volunteers and PAC pulled things together with positivity, flexibility and a sense of joy and fun.  The morning was spent outside during our station rotations and the afternoon in classrooms with relaxing grade group activities.  We plan to hold some house team races and relays during an upcoming sunny afternoon in June.  Stay tuned for a date and time.

District Track and Field Meet

Congratulations to our athletes who attended the T&F Meet at Bear Creek Park this past week. We are proud of your great dedication, sportsmanship and commitment to our school team!

Thanks to our many teacher coaches who helped support our students and to our friends at Horizon Church for providing bussing and volunteers at our meet.

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