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SVE - March 2017 Newsletter

Ecole St. Vincent Euphrasia Elementary School

March 2017 Newsletter
Principal's Message     

"SVE is committed to the success of the well-being of every student.  Our learners will develop the knowledge, skills and characteristics that will lead them to become successful, productive and engaged citizens.  Our school will be characterized by high expectations and success for all.  We will be responsive, high quality, accessible and integrated throughout all of our grades."  (SVE Mission/vision as adapted from 'Achieving Excellence:  A renewed vision of Education in Ontario - April 2014'.)

Report cards went home on February 24th.  If you have any concerns please feel free to contact the school.

Allergy Alert

We are continuing our efforts to help the school keep all students safe and healthy.  We are a nut free school.  Please do not send food to school which contains peanuts or nut products such as peanut oil, peanut flour, etc.  Reading labels is important.  Thank you.

Rocklyn Arena -March Break

All ages welcome to skate for free on:
Monday, March 13 (2:00 to 3:00 p.m.)
Thursday, March 16 (2:00 to 3:00 p.m.)
Friday, March 17 ( 2:00 to 3:00)  
For information call Tyler @ 519 538-5459


Please read the information on the back of this sheet regarding head lice.  Please check your child's head on a weekly basis and make sure all nits are removed.   If you need more information please phone your pharmacist who will help you choose the proper treatment.

Important Dates

March 6 - School Council Meeting at SVE - 6:30 p.m.
March 13-17 - March Break  
April 14 - Good Friday (no school)
April 17 - Easter Monday (no school)

Correction re Pizza Dates:  Since March Break was included on the pizza form, the new dates will be March 2, 9, 23, 30.

Thank You

Our annual dance-a-thon was a huge success.  Congratulations to the students of SVE.  

211 Services

211 helps people find the right community and social services.  It is a free, confidential service that is provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in multiple languages.  This service is available by dialing 211 or on line:

Tabs for Wheelchairs

The Elora Legion gave out 8 wheelchairs during the month of February bringing their total to 2,330 wheelchairs. A special thank you to Kaden and Scarlett Mather and Kaiden Fair for your tab contributions.

Carnaval Winter Festival at SVE

Carnaval will be held on Friday, March 3 from 9:30 to 11:05.  Activiites include tug o ' war, dog sled races,soccer, bean bag toss.  Thank you to those who volunteered to help run this successful cultural event.  Also thank you to Tim Hortons Meaford for donating the hot chocolate and to Zehrs, Owen Sound for cups for maple syrup and parents for donating baguettes and maple syrup.