2014 11 28 Issue #05a Special Edition

This the a December Calendar Update Special edition

Fifth (and a half) bi-weekly newsletter!

Contents:

  1. The Gordon Gazette (A message from the Principal Margaret Davidson)

Don't forget PAC Fundraising


Gordon Gazette

2014 November 30, Newsletter #05a

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Calendar Reminders

Wednesday Dec. 3 Dress Rehearsals-see times below
Thursday Dec. 4 Winter Concert at the Main-see times below
Thursday Dec. 4 Craft and Bake Sale 3:00-4:30pm
Monday Dec. 8 Scholastic Book Fair at the Annex
Tuesday Dec. 9 Scholastic Book Fair at the Annex
Monday Dec. 15 Winter Holiday Bazaar at the Annex
Tuesday Dec. 16 Winter Holiday Bazaar at the Annex
Wednesday Dec. 17 Report Cards go home
Thursday Dec. 18 Gordon’s Seasonal Loonie Sale at the main 9:00-12:00

LIBRARY BOOKS

Please have your child bring 2-3 plastic bags to use when they go to the library to pick up books. It is the beginning of very wet weather and we want to preserve our books. Thank you!

December Activities

WINTER CONCERT

Please join us for one of our Winter Concerts for Grades 2-7 on the following Dates and Times. The Kindergarten and Grade 1’s will not be participating but will be doing a joint event interschool with the Queen Elizabeth Annex children.

  • Division 12 students will only be performing on Wednesday, December 3rd at 1:30pm. Parents are invited to this performance.
Dress Rehearsal Times – Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
9:30 am Show “A” Division 1, 3 & 5
11:00am Show “B” Division 2, 4 & 6
1:30 pm Show “C” Division 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 & 12
Concert Times – Thursday, December 4, 2014
9:30 am Show “A” Division 1, 3 & 5
11:00am Show “B” Division 2, 4 & 6
1:30 pm Show “C” Division 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

 

WINTER CRAFT FAIR AND BAKE SALE

Margaret will be putting a sign-up sheet for students to participate in the “Craft Sale” on Thursday, December 4th from 3:00-4:30pm. PAC will also be hosting a bake sale. Any students at the annex who would like to sign up for a table to sell crafts etc please let Ms. Davidson know.

ANNEX ARTS AND CRAFTS-WEDNESDAYS, DECEMBER 3, 10 & 17 (Grades 1 & 2)

We are happy to have Sujaree Karunyasopon who works for our school community team offer Arts and Crafts to our Grades 1 & 2 students on Wednesdays at lunch. Students will bring their lunch to the music room. We welcome parent volunteers as it seems we have many keen students who are interested.

LOONIE SALE

The Gordon Seasonal Loonie Sale is back. All students at the main school can “shop” at the sale on Thursday, December 18th from 9:00-12:00pm. All items are $1.00. French Immersion students will help the wrap gifts for the students.

  • WANTED: Your gently used or unused items. (only good quality items please).

    • CD’s, games, candles, toys, DVD’s, toiletries, books, sports/fashion accessories, kitchenware, decorative items, jewelry.
    • Collection Boxes will be in Portable 409, 410, 411 and 413 starting on December 8th.

REPORT CARDS

Report cards will be going home on Wednesday, December 17.

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR AT THE ANNEX

QEA community is inviting the Gordon families to their scholastic book fair on December 8th & 9th in the library. It will be open in the morning from 8:30-9:30am and after school from 2:30-3:30pm.

WINTER WORKSHOP BAZAAR AT THE ANNEX

The QEA community is inviting the Gordon families to their “Winter Workshop Bazaar” on December 15th & 16th. This fun event gives students an opportunity to shop and purchase a holiday gift for their family. Parent volunteers sell and wrap the gifts for $1.00 per item.

We need your help NOW for our annual Queen Elizabeth Annex “Winter Workshop” Bazaar.

Please look around your house and donate any new or gently used items. Ideas for donations include: jewelry, garden items, Christmas decor, home decor, books, toys, games, arts & crafts, purses, scarves, mugs, candles, games, vases, books, wallets, unopened bath products, new or used gift bags, ties. etc. (NO stuffies please).

We also need wrapping paper, gift bags, and tape.

A collection basket will be placed in the hallway outside the school office and boxes will be placed in the Classrooms to collect donations. Thank-you! Our Class reps will be looking for parent volunteer elves to help wrap.