Picture Day

Please remember tomorrow is Picture Day at Tumpane.  All students are asked to wear their uniforms to school, white or navy blue tops and navy blue bottoms (pants, shorts, skirts, dresses).

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Parent Council Meeting

Monday, September 18, 2017 is our first Tumpane Parent Council meeting.  The parent council organizes fundraising, school events and provides input and support to the school community.  We encourage parents to get involved and have a voice in your children’s school programming, events and funding.  Elections for new executive positions will take place this evening.

The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. and take place upstairs in the school library.  Child minding will be available, so you can bring your children with you that evening.  Refreshments will be available that evening as well.

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Free Community Movie Night

On Friday, September 15, 2017, there will be a free community movie night in Roding Park.  Families are welcome to attend and bring along all of your friends as well.  Our councilor, Maria Augimeri will be in attendance and available to answer any questions you may have.  Below is a flyer with more informaiton about the event.


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Welcome to Kindergarten in Room 102

Welcome to Kindergarten in Room 102.  I hope everyone enjoys our Blog and tunes in to stay up to date on classroom, school and community events.  Parents can sign up to get automatic updates sent to them when a new post show up.

Right now our classroom numbers in Kindergarten are quite high and we are expecting to have some reorganization within the next month.  The school will keep you informed of any changes to your child’s placement.

Upcoming dates of importance in September are as follows:

Friday, September 15, 2017 – Community Movie Night in Roding Park, flyer to follow tomorrow

Monday, September 18, 2017 – First Parent Council Meeting, including election of new leadership

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 – Picture Day – wear your uniforms – navy or white tops, navy bottoms

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 – Family BBQ and Curriculum Night, more info to follow



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Red and White Day

Tomorrow is Red and White Day.  Feel free to wear something red or white or both, to help celebrate the 150th birthday of our country.


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Field Trip Reminder

Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 28 is our field trip to High Park.  Looks like the weather is going to cooperate.  Remember to pack a lunch, towel to sit on and water bottle.  Students should wear running shoes, hats  and sunscreen.

Unfortunately it was too cold and wet to go to the splash pad today.

On Thursday, June 29, our last day of classes, it will be Red and White Day, to celebrate the 150th Canada day.  You can wear anything red or white that day.

Report cards, now called the Communication of Learning, are going home Wednesday.  There is a portion for you to fill out on the second page and return to school.  Any families interested in speaking to me about your child’s progress can do so after school on Wednesday or Thursday, between 4-5 pm.

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Field Trip Post-Phoned

Our field trip day tomorrow looks like it is going to be a wet one and since we don’t want a repeat of our first trip we have post-phoned it until next Wednesday.  New forms will have to be signed and will go home tomorrow.  If you have a few extra minutes, please come into school early and sign it tomorrow.  Sorry for any inconvenience.

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Snack Program

This is the last week of our Tumpane Snack Program.  Families will be responsible for sending healthy snacks to school with their families between June 19, 2017 and June 29, 2017.  Some healthy snack suggestions include fruits, vegetables, crackers and cheese or yogurt.  Please remember to keep sending water bottles for our really hot weather.

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Splash Pad Trip

Our class will be going to the local community Splash Pad on Tuesday, June 27, 2017.  No permission forms are required, as all students have already signed the walking trip form.  This trip is free.  We will be there for the morning, weather pending.  If it rains we will try to reschedule for June 28, 2017.  More information about what to bring will go home shortly.  Parent volunteers are always welcome.

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Concert Reminder

Just a reminder about our concert tomorrow afternoon at 1:30 p.m.  Please let me know if you would like to bring any refreshments for our party afterwards.

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