CRPS Board of Trustees Public Meeting, RFTS Take 5, Nature Explorers Survey : March 16, 2017

Spotlight on Learning
Thank you for taking time to participate in conferences this week!  We hope you enjoyed celebrating your child’s learning and setting new goals. Goal setting is an important part of the learning process.  If you were unable to attend, please contact your child’s teacher to touch base.

A typical Thursday lunch hour at BES includes hot lunch (served by wonderful parent volunteers and a few little helpers too!), Makerspace club with Miss Major, Ms. Fendley and Mrs. Hollett, and badminton club with Mr. Stewart and Mrs. Kan.

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Friday, March 17
No classes for students Grades K - 6
Parent / Teacher / Student Conferences in the morning
Professional Development in the afternoon for staff

Nature Explorers Survey
If you did not have a chance to complete the Nature Explorers Survey during Parent/Teacher/Child conferences, please click here for the survey. The survey will be open until March 22.

CRPS Board of Trustees Public Meeting
Wednesday, March 22 7:00 pm at Banff Community High School
Please click here to view the Board Highlights from the January meeting.

Right from the Start Take 5
RFTS is holding a Take 5 next Thursday, March 23 at 8:20 am . Please feel free to come by and join us for a coffee with your child before you head out for your day.The grade 6 girls club will be selling re-purposed T- shirt Tote bags for 3 dollars. All proceeds will go the Bow Valley SPCA.

Lost and Found
Tables with lost and found items have been set up in the hall outside the office. Please come check for lost items. All unclaimed items will be donated to charity after March 30th.

Council for Inclusive Education
The Prevent it! workshop is brought to you by Little Warriors, a national charitable organization
based in Canada committed to the awareness, prevention, and treatment of child sexual abuse.  Please click here for information on this workshop being held April 27, 2017 at the Elizabeth Rummel School from 6:00 - 9:00 pm.

Important Dates in March
March 16    Parent/Teacher/Student Conferences - evening
March 17    Parent/Teacher/Student Conferences - morning (no classes for students this day)
March 22    CRPS Board of Trustees Public Meeting, BCHS 7:00 pm
March 23    RFTS Take 5 8:20 am
March 28    CRPS Science Fair, Banff Community High School
March 31    Professional Development Day 12:01 pm dismissal, no Kindergarten Classes
April 3-14    Spring Break - School Closed

Right from the Start
Right from the Start has some exciting March News to share. Please click the link for events and updates!  Right from the Start March News.  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.

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 here for the Settlement Services March Newsletter. More information about Settlement Services and a calendar of events is available at: or follow on Facebook:

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