Full Day Friday, Family Lunch, Community Christmas Concert: November 26, 2015

Full Day Friday
November 27, 2015
Full day of school (8:30 - 3:05) Kindergarten to Gr. 6

Family Lunch - Sponsored by Hostelling International - Banff Alpine Centre
Friday, November 27th
Kindergarten at 12:00 pm in their classroom
Gr. 1 to 6 at 12:20 pm picnic lunch in the gym
A sandwich, a fresh fruit, a rice krispie square and a drink for only $2.00.
Proceeds will go to BES Food for Learning Program.
All family members are welcome to join us for this meaningful event.

BES School Council Donation Drive - Bucks for Books!
Banff Elementary School Council is continuing to cultivate the love of learning between home and school, and we are looking to you for assistance. School Council has launched a Donation Drive, November 5th to 30th to support this endeavour.  The purpose of this drive is to raise funds to purchase 250 home reading books - books you and your child can read together. You can donate by cash or cheque (drop off at office) or by credit card through the Parent Portal.  Tax receipts will be issued for donations $50 and over.  For further information and ways to donate please click here.

Banff Community Christmas Concert
The Banff Community Christmas Concert permission letter and ticket information has been sent home with your child earlier this week (Grade 1 - 6). Please click here for a copy. Forms are due to your child’s classroom teacher by Tuesday, December 1st.  Although Kindergarten students are not part of the choir, their Christmas drawings will be used as the cover page of the concert program.  Kindergarten students and their families are welcome to attend the concert by getting their tickets at the Banff Centre Box office.  Please note ticket limits apply and tickets are only available at the Banff Centre Box office (tickets are not available at BES).

Jason Carter’s “Who Is Boo 3” Book Launch
Jason Carter, one of Canada’s most exciting and accomplished contemporary Aboriginal visual artists, and designer of our CUBS logo and supporter of our school through his travelling gallery, is launching his new book: “Who Is Boo 3: The Spectacular Adventures of One Trickster Rabbit” on Saturday December 5th from Noon to 5 PM at the Carter-Ryan Gallery and Live Art Venue 705 Main Street, Canmore. Readings of “Who is Boo 3” will be at Noon and 3 pm. For more Information please visit:  http://www.carter-ryan.com/

Settlement Services
Please click here for information regarding Settlement Services December Workshops for Permanent Residents.
Settlement Services provides Permanent Residents of Canada, Live-In Caregivers and Refugees with the support they need to settle in the Bow Valley.  More information about Settlement Services and a calendar of events is available at: www.banff.ca/settlement.

Right from the Start
RFTS 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 for News and upcoming events.

Please see the school web-site at http://bes.crps.ca/  for additional information, updated calendar,stories and student work! Emails are also archived on the front page under Email Updates.