December At A Glance

Posted December 6, 2023

Hello Dragon Families,

December at Jean Little School is known as the best time of the year, as festive spirit hits the classrooms. Excitement is buzzing with winter decorations, and students eagerly anticipating seasonal events. The warmth of friendship and the joy of learning are being blended seamlessly, creating a magical atmosphere that reflects the spirit of December at Jean Little.

Book Fair Update:

Our school’s book fair was a triumph raising $2,000 for our library. The funds garnered promise to enrich our library’s collection, ensuring a continued journey of knowledge and imagination for our school community.

Please see the important dates below:

Upcoming Dates:

Tuesday, Dec 5 to 8 – Winter Clothing Rack – 8 am to 4 pm

Wednesday, Dec 6 – Crockadoodle Pottery & Gr 7 French Trip

Thursday, Dec 7 – Centennial Band – 2 pm

Friday, Dec 8 – Junior Volleyball City Tourney – Arbour Vista

Monday, Dec 11 to 19 – Jean Little Food Drive & Warming Tree 

Monday, Dec 11 to 15 – Jean Little Post Office – Spreading Kindness and Cheer in our Community

Wednesday, Dec 13 – Gr 8 French Trip

Thursday, Dec 14 – River Run Trip – 45B, 56A, 6B – 12:45 pm

Thursday, Dec 14 – Intermediate City Volleyball Tourney

Monday, Dec 18 (Festive Days)Festive socks

Tuesday, Dec 19 (Festive Days)Festive sweater/shirt/ JLPS shirts/sweatshirts

Wednesday, Dec 20 (Festive Days): Festive colours

  • Hanukkah-(Blue, White and Silver Day)
  • Kwanzaa-(Red, Black and Green Day)
  • Christmas-(Red and Green Day) 

Thursday, Dec 21 – Hats / Headbands 

Thursday, Dec 21 – Winter Assembly Primary & Junior – 11:10 am – Schedule To Follow 

Thursday, Dec 21 – Kindergarten Jingle Mingle – 1:30 – Kindergarten Team Will Send Out Details

Friday, Dec 22 – Comfort Day / festive jammies

Friday, Dec 22 – Last Day Of School

*Holiday Saturday, Dec 23 to Sunday, January 7


Math Games and Activities for the Classroom or Home:

Early Learning & Primary

  1. Building Math into Your Day: Math-y Activities for Little Learners, their Family & Friends
  2. Math Around the Home visual
  3. Primary Math Games for home
  4. Primary Mathematics: Ideas for Reinforcing and Practicing Skills & Concepts 


  1. Junior Math Games for home
  2. Junior Math Ideas for Reinforcing and Practicing Skills and Concepts 
  3. The Product Game: Rules and Gameboard; digital version
  4. Math Activities for Home (mathies)


  1. Intermediate Math Games for home
  2. Intermediate Mathematics: Ideas for Reinforcing and Practicing Skills & Concepts 
  3. The Product Game: Rules and Gameboard; digital version
  4. Factors and Multiples Game

Our school website is always a great place to start for info and our school calendar is updated regularly to reflect upcoming dates.

Also, don’t forget to follow us on X (Twitter) to see the great things happening day in and out: @JeanlittlePS

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