Spring Break, Parent/Teacher/Child Conferences, Band Performance : March 16, 2018

Spotlight on Learning
Play Your Part is an educational initiative geared to grades 3-8.  It is an interactive program, with emphasis on gender equality, global citizenship, and student leadership; and is well-aligned with provincial curriculum outcomes.  The Play Your Part program was introduced to students on Wednesday with an assembly (during the power outage!) followed by a leadership workshop for 25 students. The next step is for the leaders to teach the games to teachers and other students and an optional fundraising component.  A big thank you to local Meghan Mutrie for facilitating this memorable day with us!

Friday, March 23, 2018
No Classes for Students all day
AM - Parent/Teacher/Child Conferences
PM - Professional Development for Teachers

Spring Break
March 26 - April 6 (inclusive)
School resumes Monday, April 9th

Parent / Teacher / Child Conferences - Progress Reporting
March 21 & 22        Evening conferences - regular classes during the day 
March 23                Morning conferences and P.D. in the afternoon - no school for students
Please book a conference with your child’s teacher at https://banff.schoolappointments.com.  If these dates or times do not work, please contact your child’s teacher to arrange an alternate time.  If you require booking instructions please click here.
Online bookings can be made until March 21 at 12:00 pm.  After March 21st 12:00 pm the booking system will be closed - parents will be required to email their child's homeroom teacher directly to change or book an appointment (please click here for staff directory).

Grade 7 & 8 Mass Band Performance
March 21st 11:00 am BES Gym - Families welcome
With WG Murdoch School band from Crossfield, AB

School Council Meeting
March 21st 3:30 pm BES Staff Room.  Everyone is welcome!

School Fees Receipts
School fees receipts are available for parents to download on Parent Portal. Please click here for instructions.

Important Upcoming Dates
March 16          Full day of school (8:30 - 3:05) Grades K - 7
March 20          CRPS Science Fair Lawrence Grassi Middle School
March 21          Grade 7 & 8 Mass Band Performance 11:00 am BES Gym
March 21          School Council Meeting 3:30 pm BES Staff Room
March 21 - 22   Parent /Teacher /Child evening conferences - regular classes for students
March 23          Parent /Teacher /Child morning conferences, P.D. in the afternoon - no school for students
Mar 26-Apr 6    School Closure - Spring Break

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 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 Services March 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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