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CHES Update – October 24

Posted October 22, 2016


All of our students have been practicing their moves to prepare for the Boogie-a-Thon on October 31.  Students are asked to collect pledges for a chance to win some great prizes.  A few examples of the prizes are: iTunes gift cards, Stanley Cup popcorn maker, Photo Shoot with a BFF, movie gift cards, Giant Tiger gift cards, a chance to make a project on our 3-D Printer, a chance to make a woodworking project with Mr. Whitten.  This is a fun way

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Posted October 16, 2016

Thanks to your support, we raised $140 through the Bags 2 School program.  Thanks to Alex, from the YMCA program, and the students in Mr. Parson’s class, who helped load up the truck.  We will be having two more collection dates (winter and spring) this school year.

October is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Communities and schools across Ontario will Go Purple on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 to signal their commitment to child safety in their community. Schools play an important

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October 11 – CHES Update

Posted October 10, 2016



The students and staff at MAPS will be dancing the day away on Monday, October 31. Students are collecting pledges and will receive a ticket for every $5 that they raise. Tickets can be used to win great prizes! Money earned during the boogie-a-thon will be used to support outdoor learning at CHES.

Fresh From the Farm

Again this year, MAPS School Council is pleased to offer our autumn fundraiser Fresh From the Farm. Families may choose to fundraise with their student(s) to sell Ontario

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CHES UPDATE – October 3

Posted October 2, 2016

Thanks to all of the families who were able to join us for meet the teacher night last week. It was lovely to see our students sharing their classrooms with their families. A big thank you to School Council who sold pizza and spirit wear during the evening.

Our next School Council meeting will be this Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Free babysitting is available. We hope many families can join us.

Despite the drizzly rain, our students ran with enthusiasm to support our annual Terry Fox

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CHES Update – September 23

Posted September 23, 2016

There was lots of great learning and fun happening at CHES this week. It was great to host the soccer tournament and our junior students represented CHES very well. Several students also celebrated National Tree Day. Kindergarten students read books about trees, and created a joint piece of art. Our grade 7 students helped grow our CHES forest by planting at risk trees from the community.

Meet the teacher will be held next week, on Thursday, September 29. Pizza and drinks will be available for

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A quick power outage at CHES

Posted September 20, 2016

Good evening CHES families.

Today was exciting at CHES for two reasons.

First, our junior soccer team competed in the County tournament. All of the kids played well and represented the school with pride. Thanks to Mrs. Fox and Mrs. Williamson for coaching the team.

Second, the power went off in about half of the school this afternoon. Lights remained on in critical areas, such as washrooms, and we used the natural sunlight to keep our classrooms bright. The outage was due to a problem that needed

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A great week!

Posted September 16, 2016

The CHES breakfast club is off to a great start. Students are welcome to come in the front foyer at 8:30 and enjoy a well-balanced meal. Some of the items on the menu include bagels, fruit, scrambled eggs, yogurt, juice, pancakes and cereal. Different items are served each day. If you would like to make a financial donation to support our Breakfast program, please call the office.

Bags 2 School is BACK!! As you start cleaning closets for the next season, make sure that you

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A quick update

Posted September 12, 2016

Good afternoon!  Today was another great day at CHES.  Check out our Twitter feed to see some of our junior boys getting ready to play tennis baseball.

As a result of increased student population, we will be gaining a kindergarten teacher.  We will also be moving a few of our grade 2, 3, and 4 students to create some smaller classes.  If your child will be moving to a new class, you will receive a letter in your child’s bag by Thursday of this week.


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North Dufferin Boundary Review and French Immersion (FI) Feasibility Study

Posted September 7, 2016

The Upper Grand District School Board is undertaking a North Dufferin Boundary Review and French Immersion (FI) Feasibility Study. The purpose of this review is to confirm the viability of an FI program in Shelburne, and to make changes to FI school boundaries to establish a new North Dufferin JK-8 FI boundary. This also involves modifications to existing JK-8 Regular Track boundaries.

Board staff is planning a Shelburne FI Feasibility Study Public Information Session on September 19, 2016 from 7-9pm in the gymnasium at Centennial

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