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Announcements

  • ORCHARD PARK - Monday October 15, 2018

    GREEN PANTHERS grade 1-8,  meet in Rm 219 at the beginning of 2nd Nutrition Break. Let’s get to our groups and get started….

    Glee practice first break in the music room.  Everyone in the group needs to be there!

     

    Mme Bourgeois would like to meet all Volleyball Scorekeepers in the Gym at First Break to get ready for the upcoming volleyball season. See you in the gym at 10:55!

     

    Mlle Conway will be looking to fill a position on the senior boys’ volleyball team today. If you are in grade 7 or 8 and would like to try out, please come down to the gym at 2nd break.

     

    Meeting for the Social Changemakers  group in the library at 1st break. We will be using the whole break today!

     

    A reminder to all grade 8 students that the Parent Information Night regarding the Ottawa trip is tonight 7pm in the library. If you plan on  going on the trip it is in your best interest to attend.

     

    Birthday Book club greetings go out to Claire in Ms Lestition’s class and Lina in Mrs Taylor’s class, who celebrated their birthdays over the weekend; and to Ferran in Mrs McLean’s class, whose birthday is today!  These students will all be celebrating their birthdays at school by donating a new book to our library.  Thank you from your friends at Orchard Park for your generous donations!

    Posted by Sherri Livingstone
  • ORCHARD PARK -- Friday October 12, 2018

    There will be a concert band rehearsal today at 1st break. Please arrive quickly and get ready to play. Make sure you have your music.

     

    RELAXATION session in the gym during first half of first nutrition break. See you at 10:55  in the gym. Bring a yoga mat and/or a blanket with you.

     

    Calligraphy Club will meet today at second break in the library!

     

    Thank you all for participating in Bike/Walk to school week. Each one of you made a difference!

    Green Panthers, who missed the Flower Ball  activity on Wednesday this week are welcome to join in Rm 219 today to do it.  Please come by to Rm 219 during first half of 2nd Nutrition Break.

     

    Mme Bourgeois would like to meet all Volleyball scorekeepers in the front foyer at the beginning of First Nutrition Break

     

    We have received A  LOT of different black top plans from many classes.  Do you have any ideas to have painted on our new BLACKTOP?  Please see your teacher for the submission form (in email and in teacher’s mailboxes).  This is YOUR BLACKTOP students - let us know what you would like to have painted for our recess and outdoor learning FUN.

     

    Mlle Conway is looking to fill one spot on the senior boys’ volleyball team due to a player’s injury. There will be an open tryout for any grade 7 or 8 Boys interested in joining the team on Monday at 2nd break. Remember that you have to have handed in a tryout form to participate so make sure that’s done before Monday at 2nd break.

     

    There is a meeting today 1st half of 2nd nutrition break in Portable 1 (Mme Avsec’s portable) for grade 7 and 8 students who are part of the “ME to We” social changemakers group.

     

    Birthday Book Club Greetings go out to Sebastian and Jude F in Mrs Arnold’s class, who are celebrating their birthdays today by donating a book to our library.  Thank you from your friends at Orchard Park for your generous donation!

    Posted 12 Oct 2018, 07:18 by Sherri Livingstone
  • ORCHARD PARK - Thursday October 11, 2018

     Cross Country Results - Congratulations to all runners!

    Team Results

    Individual Results

    Grade 3 Girls 1st Place,

    Alexander W - 1st Place

    Lily A - 2nd Place

    Emery B- 3rd Place

    Nicole - 8th Place

    Grade 3 Boys

    Sam D - 6th Place

    Grade 4 Girls 5th Place,

    Piper S- 8th Place

    Charlie H -9th Place

    Grade 4 Boys 2nd Place,

    Naveen M - 4th Place

    Roman H - 5th Place

    Wyatt C - 6th Place

    Grade 5 Girls 2nd Place,

    Anna T - 2nd Place

    Addi B - 2nd Place

    Grade 5 Boys 5th Place,

     

    Grade 6 Boys 6th Place,

    Lee D- 10th Place

    Grade 7 Girls

    Olivia B - 3rd Place

    Avery B - 8th Place

    Grade 7 Boys 2nd Place,

    Ben H - 8th Place

    Alan T - 9th Place

    Grade 8 Girls 3rd Place

    Brogan M - 6th Place

     

    Attention Remembrance day choir. We have a rehearsal today at 2nd break. New members are welcome to join who are in grades 5 & 6.

    Come and join us for YOGA in Rm 219 during first half of 2nd NB

    French choir today at second break! Please meet in Mme MacNeil’s room, room 216. We will be learning a new song to sing at the Remembrance Day assembly! All students welcome to come and join us from any grade!

    Last call Scorekeepers for the upcoming Senior Volleyball season. All interested gr 6-8 students can sign up on the sheet located outside of Mme Bourgeois’ office upstairs near the back stairs.

     

    Thanks so much to everyone for a great day at the Terry Fox Run yesterday! It was wonderful to see all the enthusiasm and effort put into the run! Ms Kennedy wants to thank the Warm up and Terry Fox Committee for all their efforts. Students and parents can still donate online @terryfox.org. If any teachers have extra pledge sheets from their envelopes could they please send them down to Ms Kennedy. If students are wanting pledge sheets they can come see Ms Kennedy in room 110. We will be collecting donations until the end of the month. Let’s reach our goal of $4000 OPP!!

     

    There will also be an important meeting for all senior volleyball players today at 1st half of second break. We will be watching an important video and if you miss it you cannot play this season. We will meet in Mrs Kennedy’s room.

     

    There will be a meeting today 1st half of 2nd nutrition break in Portable 1(Mme Avsec’s portable) for grade 7 and 8 students interested in being part ofthe school’s “ME to We” social changemakers group.

     

    Thank you for riding your bikes, carpooling or walking to school! Continue to show your support and log on to https://www.everymetrecounts.ca/ to find out how you can download Trip counter app and add the distance you travelled this week.

     

    Birthday Book Club greetings go out to Maxim C in Mme Blechta’s class, who is celebrating his birthday today by donating a book to the library.  Thank you from your friends at Orchard Park for your generous donation!

     

    Flag football friends - meet Mrs. Lewis in her room first break today to pick up permission forms for our tournament.

    Posted 11 Oct 2018, 06:43 by Sherri Livingstone
  • ORCHARD PARK - Wednesday October 10, 2018

    Thank you for riding your bikes, carpooling or walking to school! Continue to show your support and log on to https://www.everymetrecounts.ca/ to find out how you can download Trip counter app and add the distance you travelled this week.

     

    Today is a switch day and we are following Monday schedule. All Green Panthers meet Mrs. Sharma in Rm 219 today during first half of 2nd NB.

     

    Mme Bourgeois is looking for Scorekeepers for the upcoming Senior Volleyball season. All interested gr 6-8 students can sign up on the sheet located outside of Mme Bourgeois’s office upstairs near the back stairs.

     

    Any junior students interested in playing capture the flag for intramurals can meet Jada, Taylor, Daisy and Maddie on the middle field at first break today.

     

    Senior Boys volleyball team practices tomorrow at 8am.

     

    Glee practice today at first break in the music room.

     

    There will also be an important meeting for all senior volleyball players tomorrow at 1st half of second break. We will be watching an important video and if you miss it you cannot play this season. We will meet in Mrs Kennedy’s room.

     

    Terry Fox Run is today. Please have your attendance done and students on the hill for 2:15 for the warm-up. Teachers please make sure you have read the instructions of where you need to go. Teachers are to go to their posts when the warm up starts. Please remember your vests. After the warm-up the primary classes will start the route immediately. The jr/int students will do one lap of the track before starting the routes. Please remind students not to run on people’s properties and to stay on the sidewalks. Be safe and have a great run!! We will be collecting donations until the end of the month. Please help us reach our goal of $4000

     

    Terry Fox Warm-up Crew is asked to meet in Ms Kennedy’s room at the first half of second break for our last practice

    Posted 10 Oct 2018, 06:28 by Sherri Livingstone
  • ORCHARD PARK - Tuesday October 9, 2018

    Mary Poppins Auditions start today! All students auditioning, please review your date and time so you won’t miss your audition. Also, a reminder that your script fragment must be memorized and presented in character.

     

    Any students in grades 5 & 6 interested in joining the Remembrance Day Choir can meet Mr. Vize today first half of second break.

     

    Mme Bourgeois is looking for Scorekeepers for the upcoming Senior Volleyball season. All interested gr 6-8 students can sign up on the sheet located outside of Mme Bourgeois’s office.

     

    Birthday book club greetings go out to Lucas C and Lucas V in Mrs Arnold's class and to Mo in Mme MacNeil’s class, who all had birthdays this weekend. These students are celebrating their birthdays at school by donating books to our library. Thank you from your friends at Orchard Park for your generous donations!

    OPP remember, this week is Bike/Wheel to school week. Show your support and log on to https://www.everymetrecounts.ca/ to find out how you can download Trip counter app and add the distance you travelled this week.

     

    During the Marathon of Hope Terry Fox said, “Even if I don’t finish, we need others to continue. It’s got to keep on going without me.” Not only did Terry Fox inspire millions of Canadians and raise millions of dollars, he also was the driving force behind cancer research in Canada.

     

    Orchard Park you can be part of that driving force by donating online @ terryfox.org. Help us reach our goal of $4000 by the end of the month.

    Tomorrow is the Terry Fox Run please remember to dress appropriately and bring water. Teachers the supervision schedule will be in your mailboxes today. Primary teachers are asked to walk/run the course with their classes. Junior and Intermediate teachers will have a post to supervise. Kindergarten teachers will use their own discretion as to how much of the run they would like to do.

     

    The Terry Fox committee and any other grade 7 or 8 student that would like to help with the warm-up is asked to meet with Ms Kennedy today at the first half of second break in room 110.

    Posted 9 Oct 2018, 07:07 by Sherri Livingstone
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