Administration Message - North Queens Community School

North Queens
Community School
VOLUM E 8—Ap ril, 2015
Administration Message
Welcome Spring!
I am hoping to say goodbye to winter soon! With
the arrival of Spring we
will most likely have wet
and muddy conditions on
the playground. I would
like to remind parents to
pack a change of clothes
with their child in their
Junior/Senior High students will receive their
report cards on April 23.
All students should be
focusing on their aca-
demics to end the school
year on a positive note!
If you have any concerns
I encourage you to contact me.
details. Each class will
be asked to do a themed
basket for the Silent
Auction and any cakes
or baked goods that you
would like to donate will
be appreciated.
Please watch for the
posters detailed this fun
Jennifer Weare
April 23—Jr/Sr Report
Cards go home
filled day.
April 24—Professional
Development Day—No
School for Students
All of the money raised
supports our student’s
Thank you for supporting
our school!
Dress Code
The following dress code
is in effect at North
Queens, this includes
dances and extracurricular activities:
Any clothing displaying
references or text relating to alcohol or drugs,
sexual, sexist or racial
content, or profanity will
not be permitted.
Clothing should cover
the midriff (belly) area
and cleavage. Skirts or
shorts should be long
enough to cover to midthigh. Tank tops are permitted as long as cleav-
April 20-24—
Elementary Music Festival
April 21—Tell Them
From Me Survey
Grade 7-12
P TA N e w s
Spring is here, though
the weather tells us otherwise! With Spring
comes our Annual
Spring Fling which will
be held on May 23 in the
school gymnasium and
surrounding areas. A
notice will soon be coming home providing more
April 15—CLT Early
Dismissal at 1:15 pm
age is covered—no
strapless tops or spaghetti strap tanks/tops.
Students wearing inappropriate clothing will be
asked to change their
appearance or will be
sent home.
April 29—CLT Early
Dismissal at 1:15 pm
May 13—CLT Early
Dismissal at 1:15 pm
May 27—CLT Early
Dismissal at 1:15 pm
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April 2015 Newsletter
Talk with Our Kids About Money (TWOKAM)
“Spring is when
you feel like
whistling even
with a shoe full of
-Doug Larson
On Wednesday, April 15,
2015, The Canadian
Foundation for Economic
Education (CFEE) is hosting an online learning
opportunity for students
and their families to talk
and learn more about
financial literacy. The site
http:// has
sample lesson plans, fun
activities and learning
opportunities to engage
junior high students in
discussions about money
and personal finances at
home and in school. Financial literacy is a topic
that is going to be aligned
with new learning opportunities in the near future
and already is a unit of
study that all students in
high school will receive
via their mathematics
courses that they take.
Scent Free School
Please note the signs
posted around the school
stating ―This is a Scent
Free School. We encourage students, staff and
school visitors to avoid
wearing products with fragrance or strong scents,
such as hairspray, soaps,
colognes, deodorants,
aftershaves, etc. These
chemicals can cause serious health problems for
many people especially
those with asthma, allergies and environmental
The Parenting Journey
The Parenting Journey is a
program to empower families and promote the
healthy growth and development of children and
youth through individual-
ized, home-based support.
Families with children ages
3 to 16 are eligible for the
program. For more information or to make a referral contact Lisa Bennett at
902-298-3553 or Better
Together, formerly the
Family Support Centre at
Elementary Running Club
Elementary Run Club will
start next week. All students in elementary are
welcome to join. It will be
will be sent home about
held on Tuesdays and
Run Club.
Thursdays from 12:05 to
12:25 pm. Runners need a
pair of sneakers. More info