Badminton Zones Message from Mrs. Szwarc:

Wednesday, April 18th- Doubles badminton
Thursday, April 19th- Singles badminton
Singles Finals TBD


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Here are some fun things happening this week at West Kent to help celebrate our French culture:

Student volunteers will announce each morning two new French words and a fun fact to the school.

Throughout the week, students will go on a search of French flags throughout the school with their classes.  Details will be discussed in each class Monday by their homeroom teacher.

Monday: Just Dance in French in the gym for grades K-2 at little recess.

Wednesday: Dress in Acadian/French colours day. Wear Red, White, Blue and Yellow to show your school spirit!

Thursday: Decorate your classroom door contest!  There will be judges who will decide which classroom door best represents the theme of Francophony (French-speaking communities) on this day.

Friday: Just Dance in French at little recess for grades 3-6 and Bingo in your classrooms over the announcements at 2pm.

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P.E.I. Junior Honours Choir

Great job today West Kent Junior Honours Choir!  Here is a song sang by 140 grade 4-6 students from across P.E.I.  A big thank you to Mrs. Duncan for providing this enrichment opportunity for our students again this year.  Thanks Mrs. Evison, as well, for helping out behind the scene.  The videos below (just click on the song titles) by Perry Williams certainly portrays the wonderful musical abilities of students across our Island!

Al Shlosha D’Varim – Allan E. Naplan

Jubilate Deo (Sing with joy) – M. Praetorius

May Joyful Music Fill the Air –arr. Russell Robinson

Klee Wyck – Brian Tate

When the Tide Goes Out – Brian Robertson

Keep Your Lamps – arr. Greg Gilpin

O Siem – Susan Aglukark

Pink Shirt Day – Kindness Day at West Kent – Thanks Minister Brown for Visiting

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School Calendar is Now Available

Click on the link above to view it.

Specialists Interview Times

Thursday, March 1st and Friday, March 2nd

Music (Susan Duncan)                                  Thursday 3:00-7:00; Friday 8:30-3:00

Physical Education (Lindsay Szwarc)        Thursday 3:00-7:00; Friday 8:30-3:00

Core French (Kelly Allen)                            Thursday 3:00-5:00; Friday 12:00-3:00

Resource Teachers will be attending various interview times with classroom teachers.

Pink Shirt Day – February 28

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Valentine’s Day School Activity

Wednesday, February 14th is St. Valentine’s Day. Students are encouraged to participate in our school “Spirit Day” by wearing red, pink or white on this day!

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Late French Immersion Parent Information Meetings

Late French Immersion parent information meetings will be held at the following locations for parents of Grade 6 students who plan to enrol their children in Grade 7 Late French Immersion in September, 2018:

Kensington Intermediate High School – February 6th (Storm date February 7th) 7pm-8pm

East Wiltshire Intermediate School – February 8th (Storm date February 21st) 7pm-8pm

Stonepark Intermediate School – February 13th (Storm date February 22nd) 7pm-8pm

Queen Charlotte Intermediate School  – February 15th (Storm date February 28th) 7pm-8pm

Birchwood Intermediate School – February 27th (Storm date March 1st) 7pm-8pm

Registration Week is March 5 – March 9, 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year

Scholastic Chess Tournament Coming Up – February 3rd

This Sunday, Feb. 4, there will be a chess tournament at Colonel Gray High School for students in K-12.  Registration starts at 12:15 to 12:45, starting at 1:00.  The fee to participate is $20.   Click on this link for the registration form.