Maplehurst Message for September 14, 2018

Good afternoon, Maplehurst families.

A reminder that next Monday, September 17th is a PA Day and there is no school for students.

School Council

Thank you to the 9 individuals who have put their names forward so far for School Council positions this year. We are only accepting nomination forms until Friday September 21 at 4:00pm. Names and bios (if provided) of individuals seeking nomination will be posted at the school at that time. If we have less than 18 parents submitting nomination forms then members will be acclaimed. If we have more than 18 nominations, an election will take place on Friday September 28th in the school office. (Please note: the nomination form states “not more than 15 members”, but Maplehurst’s bylaws allow for 18).  Reminder: to be a voting member on School Council you MUST have a nomination form submitted by Friday September 21 at 4:00pm.

Milk and Pizza

Information came home this week! It is also attached to this email for your convenience.

Cross Country

Practices take place Mondays-Thursdays during second nutritional break as we gear up to the regional meet on October 4th. Next week only: Grade 4-6 students practise on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday; Grade 3 runners practise on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.

Open House

We would like to invite families to our Open House on Thursday, September 27 from 6:30-8:00pm. Staff will be in their classrooms and it is an opportunity to see the school and connect with your child’s teachers. We look forward to seeing you then!

Free Activity Pass for All Grade 5 Students

Active Pass for Grade 5 The Healthy Kids Community Challenge Burlington and the City of Burlington and are teaming up to encourage healthy, active lifestyle behaviours in Grade 5 students by offering free passes for the city’s drop-in recreational swimming, skating, and open gym times. Click on the link for more info.


See attached flyer!

Upcoming Notable Dates:

September 17 - PA Day

September 25 - Big Crunch Day

September 27 - Open House Evening 6:30-7:30pm

September 28 - Terry Fox Run

October 1 - School Council Meeting 7:00pm in school library

October 4 - Gr. 3-6 Cross Country Meet at Lake Kelso in Milton

October 5 - PA Day

October 8 - Thanksgiving Holiday

October 10 - Picture Day

October 15-19 - Junglesports

November 8 - Picture Retake Day

Have a great weekend!

Brent Phillips

Principal, Maplehurst PS

Twitter: @MaplehurstPS