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10 Good Things to Talk About – March 28

Looks like the Easter Bunny left a few eggs on our field... HAPPY EASTER!

Looks like the Easter Bunny left a few eggs on our field… HAPPY EASTER!

  1. Stay informed of important updates by downloading our App!

    Stay informed of important updates by downloading our App!

    SD78 APP is here!  Want to stay updated on events at Kent?  Be sure to download the FREE app both in the Apple store as well as in Google Play for Android devices. For more info, click here.

  2. Welcome Back  We hope you enjoyed some family time over spring break.  Was so great to see the kids return with smiles on their faces and some beautiful weather.
  3. Spring Into Reading  Mrs. Dumas, Ms. Exley, and Mrs. Cardinal have been meeting after school to organize a theme for the month of April to encourage a love for reading.  This year, we will have VIP readers, an author visit, a book swap, and many other book promotions to help kids “Spring Into Reading”!
  4. Kent Musical  The intermediate students have been working hard with Mrs. Di Rezze and Mr. Mills writing, choreographing and practicing their lines for the upcoming Kent Musical.  Be sure to come check it out at the Harrison Memorial Hall on April 6 at 7:00pm and April 7 at 2:00pm.
  5. Basketball  Both our girls and boys teams made us proud once again this week as they travelled to Chilliwack to play another league game.  The boys defeated Little Mountain while the girls defeated Strathcona.  All these lunch and after school practices are really paying off for these dedicated players.
  6. Nola Crocker teaching about Epilepsy.

    Nola Crocker teaching about Epilepsy.

    Learning About Epilepsy  Mrs. Peters’ class invited parent Nola Crocker from the BC Centre for Epilepsy and Seizure Education (www.epilipsy.cc) to come and speak to her class around awareness of epilepsy and seizures.  The students asked some great questions and were encouraged to promote awareness each day as well as through Purple Day next March.

  7. The Light Savers!  PLEASE VOTE! Custodian Stephanie Eckstein has our Destination Conservation team “The Light Savers” conserving energy and teaching students and staff about ways to help.  You can check out their video at http://bit.ly/Y16CNg and be sure to vote for them in the BC Green Games!
  8. A board that is just "Peachy"

    A board that is just “Peachy”

    Giant Peach Anyone?  Mrs. Cardinal’s class is pumped about the novel they are reading and discussing in class.  Check out their artwork and writing on the board outside their classroom

  9. Skipping Students  If you start to notice more and more students skipping at school, be sure to encourage them or even join in! Jump Rope For Heart kickoff will be April 12.
  10. Bunny Runners

    Bunny Runners

    Bunny Run  Our school walked and ran just under 3km in the beautiful sun today.  Congratulations to the students for their efforts.  It was especially an exciting run for Myles and Simon who both broke the school record – 10:30 for 2.8km!!!

As always, we appreciate your questions and feedback so please feel free to comment below!  A reminder that you can view the enlarged photos by clicking on them.

HAVE A WONDERFUL EASTER WEEKEND.

Stay Informed With the New SD78 APP!

Stay informed of important updates by downloading our App!

Stay informed of important updates by downloading our App!

We have added yet another way to stay informed of the current and important events happening at Kent School and throughout the Fraser-Cascade School District.

You can now download the SD78 app from both the Apple Store as well as Google Play for Android devices (or click on the buttons below)

The default setting is set to notify you on any urgent/important messages.  Messages from our Facebook/Twiiter account will be send to your app but no notifications will occur.

The app is just one more way to meet parents where they are.

If you have ANY questions about the app, please contact Chris Wejr at the school.

Please note that this is not a 2-way communication tool but an important tool to stay informed.  For a variety of ways to contact the school please check out our Contact page.

 

10 Good Things To Talk About – March 8

  1. IMG_3507Heritage Fair – Mr. Mills and Mrs. Gallamore’s classes shared their learning of Canadian history in their fantastic Heritage Fair projects.  10 students will be moving on to the Regional Fair at Tradex in Abbotsford.  Congratulations to the students for all their efforts. Also, a special thank you to Mrs. Dumas for all her support on these projects.
  2. IMG_3606Tulip Trip  Mrs. Peters’ class travelled to Onos Greenhouses to see millions of bulbs and tulips.  This local field trip aligns so well with the curricular outcomes for social studies and science.
  3. IMG_3620Supporting the SPCA  Mrs. Powell, Miss Martinson and the grade 5 group from Division 2 have been raising money for the SPCA.  Today they travelled to the Chilliwack SPCA to learn more about the facilities and the support this wonderful society gives our local animals.
  4. Cyber Safety  The grade 6’s travelled to Rosedale School to attend a session with Saanich Police Staff Sergeant Darren Laur on staying protected online.  The key take away was that although you have privacy settings, anything you post online is public, permanent and searchable.
  5. Hoops!  Our intermediate basketball teams have started their league play.  Mr. Grieshaber-Otto (boys) and Mrs. Gallamore (girls) have the teams playing squads from Chilliwack as well as Agassiz Christian.
  6. IMG_3618The Light Savers!  Custodian Stephanie Eckstein has our Destination Conservation team “The Light Savers” conserving energy and teaching students and staff about ways to help.  You can check out their video at http://bit.ly/Y16CNg and be sure to vote for them in the BC Green Games!
  7. IMG_3611Pirates, Pies, and Plays  Mr. Turner’s reading group performed two entertaining plays: “Captain Bumble” and “The Pie Thief” yesterday.  The parents and students who attended thoroughly enjoyed the performance of these little actors.
  8. Sto:lo Days  Mr. Mills class travelled to Seabird to take part in the Sto:lo Days festivities and celebrations.  Learning about First Nation culture is a key component of the grade 4 curriculum.
  9. Report Cards  A reminder that report cards are going home today.  If you have any questions, please contact your child’s teacher following the break.
  10. March Break is Here!  On behalf of the staff at Kent School, we wish you a restful and family-filled two weeks.  School is back in session on March 25!

Check out the video of images from February at Kent School by clicking here!

Have a great Spring Break!

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