Lost and Found, Lunch Program, Report Cards, CRPS Board Meeting, School Supplies, Last Day of Classes : June 15, 2018

Spotlight on Learning
Happy Father’s Day to all our wonderful BES Dads! This is a special day for us to acknowledge your contributions to family and our school community. Grade 1 students made their Dads smile today at the traditional BES Father’s Day celebration (photos below). Wishing you all a wonderful day!



Full Day Friday
Friday, June 22, 2018
Full day of school (8:30 - 3:05) Grades K - 7

Lost and Found
Please check out (or have your child check) the Lost and Found tables in the Learning Commons.  All items will be donated to charity after June 22nd.

Lunch Program
Thursday, June 21st is the last Lunch Program date for this school year (please note there is no Lunch Program on June 19th).  Thank you for another successful year! This school year marks the 6th successful year of the Lunch Program at BES. Thank you to Tracey, Dianne, Kelsey, Patti and Kara for all their hard work.  School Council would like to introduce our new Lunch Program team: Susan Hughes, Jane Carswell, Chris Lamothe and Gabby DeBaie - thank you for taking on these roles. Ordering for the first session in the 2018/19 school year will happen in early September.  In order to offer a lunch program again next year, we are in need of volunteers to serve lunch and pick up lunch items. Please be sure to sign up to volunteer when placing your order or contact Gabby directly at gdebaie@gmail.com.

Report Cards
Report cards will again be accessed electronically through Parent Portal.  If you require a paper copy, we would be happy to accommodate your request.  Please notify your child’s teacher by Friday, June 22 and a paper copy will be sent home on June 29th (June 26 for Kindergarten). *Please​ ​note​ ​​report cards​ ​are​ ​not final​ ​until​ Friday, ​June 29 (June 26 for Kindergarten).

CRPS Board Meeting
June 19, 2018 7:00 pm Exshaw School - please click here for the Agenda.
Please follow the link to view the highlights from the May 22, 2018 Public School Board meeting.

Last Day of Classes
Last day of school for Kindergarten students is Wednesday, June 27th, 3:05 pm dismissal
Last day of school for Grade 1 - 7 students is Friday, June 29th, 12:01 pm dismissal

Important Upcoming Dates
June 15     P.D. Day-12:01 pm dismissal for Grades 1-7 students, no Kindergarten classes
June 19     CRPS Board Meeting 7:00 pm Exshaw School        
June 19     Grade 6 PAT - Mathematics Part A & B
June 20     Grade 6 PAT - Science
June 20     School Council Meeting 3:30 pm
June 22     Full day of school (8:30 - 3:05) Grades K - 7
June 25     Grade 6 PAT - Social Studies
June 27     Last Day of School for Kindergarten 3:05 pm dismissal
June 29     Last Day of School Grades 1 - 7 12:01 pm dismissal

Right from the Start
Dear parents,
Please take a few minutes to complete the Right from the Start (RFTS) survey. Your feedback and comments are very much appreciated. Your feedback will help support the development of mental health programming and education for the 2018/2019 school year in your child's school.  If you have any questions please contact Mary Weighell - RFTS Project Coordinator. ​Link to Survey: ​https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DF9DDF6

Right from the Start has some exciting June News to share. Please click the link for events and updates! Right from the Start June NewsRFTS supports mental health in schools, with families, and within the community. Wellness Mentors and Success Coaches are in Banff Elementary School. Our doors are always open. Please click here to visit the RFTS website or follow on Facebook

Settlement Services
Settlement Services provides Permanent Residents of Canada, Live-In Caregivers and Refugees with the support they need to settle in the Bow Valley.  Please click the link for the Settlement ServiceJune Newsletter More information about Settlement Services and a calendar of events is available at: www.banff.ca/settlement or follow on Facebook.  


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