May 15th (Tuesday)–DAY 1

MUSIC:
First Recess–Honor Choir & Friends
PHYSICAL EDUCATION-(classes outside today!):
Track & Field Schedule This Week:
Meet: May 28th at UPEI
Field 1-Grade 5
Field 2-Grade 6
COUPON BOOKLETS:
Books will be sent home on Friday, May 18th. Thank you for your support!
NOTES FOR GRADE 6 STUDENTS:
-Parent Information Session: Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Birchwood Cafeteria
(Information session for Stonepark: 7 p.m. May 22nd)
Student Orientation Day: Friday, May 18
Time: 9:10 – 11:30 for Birchwood & Stonepark
-Information went home regarding the year-end trip to Magic Mountain! Deadline: Friday, May 25th. Date of Trip: Thursday, June 21st.
-Assessments: May 15th-18th; June 6th & 7th. Every effort will be made not to disturb classes during those days.
-Information going home with students today regarding the upcoming trip to Roma National Historic Site at Three Rivers, Brudenell. The following is the schedule (the bus will leave the school at 8:45 a.m. and return by 2 p.m.):
6C & 6E….Monday, June 11th
6A, 6B & 6D….Tuesday, June 12th
6F & 6G…….Wednesday, June 13th
CHESS CLUB:
-2:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays
UPCOMING:
-Correspondence went home with Grade 5 students today regarding the annual” free”, all day, Water Conservation presentation to be held at the Stratford Town Hall. Listed below is the schedule:
5A & 5D-Tuesday, May 15th
5G, 5F & 5Z-Wednesday, May 16th
5B & 5C-Friday, May 18th
This is an all-day presentation; therefore, students will need to bring snacks and lunch (fish & nut free along with beverage(s).
-The Orientation session for parents of students attending Grade 4 this fall will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23rd.
-Correspondence went home with our Grade 4 English classes regarding the annual trip to Allisary Marsh on Wednesday, May 30th. Please return Permission Slips as soon as possible.
SCHOOL SUPPLIES:
Payment available on line (present Grade 4 & 5) as well as during the office hours of 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Deadline: Wednesday, May 30th. As well, we will be receiving the fee for present Grade 3’s at the Orientation Evening, May 23rd.
MESSAGES FROM HOME & SCHOOL:
-Save the Date for our annual Spring Fling.  This year it is being held on Friday, June 1, 2018 from 5 pm to 8 pm at Glen Stewart Primary School.
The Spring Fling is a fundraising event put on by the Glen Stewart Primary and Stratford Elementary Home and School.  Tickets are required to participate in the activities (Games, Inflatables, etc.) offered at this event and can also be used to purchase food.  Tickets will be sold at both schools during the lunch break on both Thursday May 31st and Friday June 1st. They will also be available to be purchased on site the evening of June 1.  The cost of a ticket is $.50 and most activities require between 1 and 2 tickets. This is a fun filled family event and all are welcome.
-Meeting tonight in the Library at 6:30 p.m.
YEAR-END NOTES:
-Information went home with Grade 5 students regarding their year-end trip on Monday June 25th. Please have the cost for this all-day event along with the Permission Form to homeroom teachers on or before Friday, June 8th.
SUNSCREEN:
We remind parents to include sunscreen in kit bags if your child has fair skin and instruct him/her to apply this protection when outside for any length of time if the UV factor is high. Many Physical Education classes and other activities will be held outside over the coming weeks.
EXTRA CURRICULAR:
Good luck to our Special Olympic Team and our Grade 5 Leadership Group. The are off to UPEI this morning!

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