Holy Family School News


Hello, Holy Family School Community:

  • Important notice for October 20, 2014 regarding Halloween and Wednesday’s Professional Development.
  • Important dates: On Wednesday, October 22 School will closed for a District wide Professional Development day. School will reopen on Thursday October 23 and it will be Day 1 in the schedule.
  • Picture retake day is scheduled for October 29th.
  • Get to know our school by reading our Tweets.  Each day, parents are signing up to see what is going on at Holy Family Elementary School.  We have 264 Twitter followers!  Are you a follower?

Thanksgiving Assembly

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Students in Grade 3 delighted parents and students today with their Thanksgiving assembly.  The assembly was a combination of music, song and jokes that impressed all who had the opportunity to attend.

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Friday, October 10th is School Pride Day and the Terry Fox Walk.  Show your school pride by wearing BLUE and WHITE.  Weather permitting, we will have out walk at 1:10pm.  Please see the attached Terry Fox Walk Memo

Career Dress Up Day

It’s a great day at Holy Family if you’re looking for Doctors, Police Officers, Fire Fighters, Singers and Construction Workers. Here are some of the great careers students have chosen.

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Thursday, October 9 will be the Grade 3 Thanksgiving Assembly.  Parents of Grade 3 students are invited to attend this assembly at 11:00am. All school students are asked to wear Fall Colours today and bring in a non-perishable food item to donate to the food bank.

Education Week Semaine de l’education – October 6 – 10, 2014

 I Remember! I Learn!  Je me souviens! J’apprends!

Education Week/Semaine de l’éducation – October 6-10, 2014 – presents all of us with the wonderful opportunity to celebrate public education and honour individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that every child receives a quality education. This weeklong celebration features a special observation each day of the week. Check with our: Education Week Parent Letter 2014 for events schedule.

School Council Election Tommorrow Wednesday, October 1st

As a follow-up to our newsletter last week, we want to remind you that tomorrow is our school council election. We have decided to extend the time of the vote from 8:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m to accommodate parents who work outside the Paradise area.

We encourage you to reread the candidates biographies that were included in our last newsletter. Ballots can be found at the main office and there is one vote per parent/guardian. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow.