Next School Council Meeting on Tuesday, February 23 at 6:30pm in the Learning Commons
Math Resources for Parents Presentation - please click here
What's happening at Dalewood
Life at Dalewood is incredibly busy with staff providing great activities for our students.
Please read below to check out our upcoming events.
SCHOOL CASH ONLINE IS COMING TO DALEWOOD ON FEBRUARY 29 - We know you have many different priorities competing for your attention each day. To respect those demands, we’d like to help you save both time and effort. Beginning February 29th, you’ll be able to approve permission forms and pay for school items, such as fieldtrips and school spirit wear, online.
It takes just five minutes to register for this service. You will be able access the service by visiting our school website and clicking on “School Cash Online.” There, you’ll find more information about the system, links to registration and support. You can use School Cash Online with confidence; it is a safe and secure portal.
Using School Cash Online, you may never have to search for spare change again! That is, unless you’re looking for coffee money. Thanks for your support.
FRENCH IMMERSION REGISTRATION - Registration for French Immersion began on Monday, January 5th. Parents can register their child(ren) on-line at dsbn.org. Registration closes on Tuesday, February 16th at 9:00 a.m. Please encourage any families you know to register their child. Click on the link above in the top right corner.
REPORT CARDS - On Friday, February 5, your child will be bringing home their term 1 report card. This report includes grades and comments. Parents are encouraged to contact their child’s homeroom teacher if they wish to discuss any items in the report card.
MARDI GRAS - During the first few days of February, your child(ren) will be creating a self-expression mask in anticipation of Mardi Gras. We will be celebrating Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) on Tuesday, February 9 with pancakes for everyone. We are looking for parent volunteers so please let your child’s teacher know if you can donate some time at Dalewood that day.
ME TO WE - BAKE FOR CHANGE will occur on FEBRUARY 11.
STUDENT COUNCIL RED, WHITE AND PINK DAY - All students are encouraged to wear red, white and pink on Friday, February 12. Carnations are being sold to all students early in the month and will be delivered that day.
EARLY RELEASE DAY AND FAMILY DAY - Friday, February 12 is an Early Release Day and all students will be dismissed at 11:50 am. End of day bussing will be running at that time. The following Monday, is Family Day and there is no school. Enjoy your long weekend.
LEGO ROBOTICS - Our junior and intermediate students will have the opportunity to participate in our Lego Robotics during the month of January and February thanks to Mme Netherway and M. Aylward. The Dalewood Lego Challenge will occur on February 11 and the Lego Robotics Competition will occur on February 18.
RAISING RESILIENT CHILDREN - Please mark your calendars! On Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 6:30 pm, Sherry Campbell will be coming to Dalewood French Immersion School to speak to parents and guardians about how to develop and foster resiliency in your children. This is a very current topic for parents in today's world and Sherry comes highly recommended. Child care will be provided. Click here for more information.
SCHOOL COUNCIL - The next School Council Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, February 23, at 6:30pm in the Learning Commons. Child care is provided.
CAROUSEL PLAYERS—February 23 - We are thrilled to have Carousel Players coming to Dalewood to present the play entitled “Spelling 2-5-5” to our grade 4-8 students on February 23, 2015. Parents are welcome to come and see the play with us.
PINK SHIRT DAY - Wednesday February 24th is the DSBN's Pink Shirt Day. Join us in wearing pink to show you are taking a stand against bullying!
RANKIN RUN HOT CHOCOLATE FUNDRAISER - On Friday, February 26, we will be selling hot chocolate to raise money for the Rankin Run. Please consider supporting this worthy cause.
ADDITIONAL PD DAY in April - As part of the ETFO Collective Agreement, there is an additional PD Day on Friday, April 15, 2016. Please mark this day on your calendar and ensure that you have made the necessary childcare arrangements.
TAKE THE DREAMBOX CHALLENGE Click here to see the flyer.
EXPECTATIONS at DALEWOOD - Please click on the link below to read about Dalewood routines and expectations.
BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL CARE - Please click on the link below to read information about La Boite a Soleil.
DOUG LE DRAGON BLOG - Each week, Dalewood students have the opportunity to earn “Class of the Week”. Students win this honour by “Doing their best, doing what’s right and doing what’s expected.” When a class earns “Class of the Week:”, the Dalewood Dragon named “Doug” spends the week learning with them and the students provide information for his blog. Please check out Doug’s blog at dougledragon.blogspot.com
PARKING at DALEWOOD - The Dalewood parking lot is a very busy place both before and after school. We are asking parents to NOT park on the road in front of the school when dropping off or picking up their children. We need to keep this area clear for the busses. Please drop your children off at Guy Road Park or the north corner. Or, even better, please encourage your children to walk to school. All children are asked to travel to the back of the school when they arrive and wait for the bell to ring before entering the school.
Puissance en Sois - P.S. CLUB - The P.S. Club (Power from Within) is starting up again in October and we are looking forward to the ways they are going to have a positive impact at Dalewood this year. More information will be coming in the future.
GRADE 8 GRADUATION -Grade 8 students and parents are invited to mark your calendars. Our grade 8 graduation will be taking place on Tuesday, June 28 at Governor Simcoe.
GRADE 8 GRADUATION PICTURES - Grade 8 Graduation Pictures will be taken on Monday, February 8.
SCHOOL COUNCIL UPDATE
Please join us for our next meeting on Tuesday, January 26 at 6:30 pm in the Learning Commons.
Math Resources for Parents Presentation can be accessed above under School Council.
It is that time of year again. The holiday season is approaching. Some of you may be purchasing gift cards for the holiday season. Dalewood is selling Fundscrip online WITH DIRECT SHIPPING ONLY. Purchase your gift cards and we will continue the revitalization of our Learning Commons. Ordering online, the support group code is:
Dalewood French Immersion Public School
Invitation Code: DBKMW2
DALEWOOD DONATION DRIVE
Value Village has a free fundraising opportunity for schools to transform their second hand clothing into cash. Dalewood is excited to be participating in the Donation Drive from April18-22, 2016 to help celebrate Earth Day. Please keep your used clothing and household items for collection in April.
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Welcome to Dalewood Public School!
We are pleased to provide an outstanding education at Dalewood for our students. Innovative programs that meet the needs of all our students are taught by our dedicated and professional staff who care about your child. Our school provides extra-curricular opportunities that encourage the development of excellence, integrity and respect.
Our Board is focused on literacy and numeracy achievement and creating an environment where we are working together on our goal of success for every student. We also value the community partnerships and parent involvement which are so crucial to a successful education for our students.