Friday May 28, 2021 – Day 1

Dates to Remember

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May 31stSchool Supply Fees Due

June 3rd – Birchwood Grade 6 Parent Orientation Google Meeting, 6 pm-6:30 pm. More details below!

June 1 – 13thVirtual Scholastic Book Fair – Info & link below.

June 11th – ALL Library Books are due!

June 24 – Grade 6 Closing Ceremonies – Teachers will notify parents which time slot their child’s class ceremony will be held, the number of people allowed to attend and the procedures.

June 28 – Last Instructional Day of School!

COVID SYMPTOMS and INFORMATION


IMPORTANT NOTICES:

BIRCHWOOD INTERMEDIATE Grade 6 Parent Orientation Meeting             There will be a google meeting Thursday, June 3 from 6 pm-6:30 pm. Link details will be emailed out by homeroom teachers.

We encourage everyone to watch the video tour of Birchwood Intermediate prior to the Google Meet night. The video may help to answer some of your questions prior to the Google Meet on June 3.

Birchwood Intermediate Video Tour:

Grade 7 video link:                                                      https://youtu.be/1PSindQQZVA

Student Orientation                                                                                                                Tuesday, September 7 is an “Orientation Day” for grade 7 students only. Grade 8 and 9 students will start on Wednesday, September 8.


Virtual Scholastic Book Fair

Dear Parents and Families,
You are invited to our BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE* Summer Reading Scholastic Book Fair that is being held online June 1-13. The BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE Summer Reading Fair is Scholastic’s way of saying THANK YOU to the entire school community for our continued efforts and commitment to literacy. Click this link to access our school’s shopping site https://virtualbookfairs.scholastic.ca/pages/5160138 .
This Book Fair is extra special because you can purchase TWICE AS MANY BOOKS to help grow your home library with books your child WANTS to read. Every purchase you make counts in a BIG way!
All orders are shipped right to your door! Please note that orders over $40 ship for free while a $6 flat rate is charged to orders under $40.
Take advantage of our special Free Shipping Events on Wednesday, June 2 and Wednesday, June 9 from 6-8pm where all items purchased are shipped for free!!

SUMMER CAMPS! Click on the link below                                    Summer Opportunities 2021!!

2021-2022 School Supply Fee Due by May 31st 

Stratford Elementary teachers will be purchasing student supplies for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year.  As a result, the school supply fee of $45.00 ($40.00 plus $5.00 for a homework/communication agenda) will be collected from each student progressing to Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5 and Grade 6 who are zoned to attend this school in September.  Funds may be submitted using the On-Line Hot Lunch Program or by cash/check made payable to Stratford Elementary School at which time a receipt will be issued. Teachers will be purchasing items in June; therefore, payment is required on or prior to Monday, May 31st.

If for some reason your child will not be attending this school in September, please advise the office in order to have the fee waived.  Also, please do not hesitate to contact us if you have questions or concerns.


BIG THANK YOU to Rob Trainor’s Pickleball Group for their 2nd generous donation to  our Breakfast Program!


School Calendar 2021-2022_

PLEASE SEE OUR COMMUNITY NOTES PAGE FOR NEW LOCAL NOTICES & OUR HOME AND SCHOOL PAGE FOR CURRENT H&S NEWS                                                            

New OT Tips for May found on our Students and Parents page!


All lunches must be dropped off by 11:15am


Dear Parents:

It has come to our attention that the speed of the two way traffic on Glen Stewart Drive between 2:20 and 2:40 on the school days is dangerous. We are concerned with students crossing Glen Steward Drive while parents wait in their cars.

Please help us keep your child safe by walking to the front area of the school close to the Canadian flag pole to safely pick up your child.

We know that your child’s safety is your number on concern as it is ours.

Thanks for helping out!                                                                                                         Sincerely,

Janet Cameron                                                                                                                              Principal


END OF DAY CHANGES                                                                                                              Students in Grades 3 and 4 will be departing the school at 2:20pm until 2:30pm. The Grade 5 and 6 students will leave the school at about 2:30 until 2:35pm.

Reminder – If your child’s after school plans change, please ensure you call the office, (902) 569-7750, by 1:30pm. Thank you for your cooperation.

Bussing – Please make sure your child is out 10 minutes prior to pick up time in the mornings. All students must be ready in time. Thank you for your cooperation.

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