Spruceland Traditional Elementary NEWS

Spruceland Traditional
Elementary NEWS
December 1, 2014
Volume 3 Issue 4
It’s December already!! Looking outside, it does look a little more like the season.
Just another reminder to make sure your children are dressed warmly. Proper boots,
hats, snow pants and jackets are required for students to play comfortably outside.
Outdoor clothing does not have to be in school colours. A HUGE THANK YOU to
everyone; students, parents and staff for removing your outdoor shoes when
entering the school. So far, our hallways have remained dry and we are so
appreciative of your cooperation!
Our Annual Christmas Giving Tree is now up. We have already started to decorate it
with new gloves, scarves, and hats to donate to families in need. We will also be setting
up our annual Christmas hamper, please feel free to bring non-perishable items. Thanks
for your support!
Thanks to everyone who supported our Craft Fair. What a success!! It was great to
see the gym so full throughout the day and we heard lots of positive feedback from the
If you didn’t read it on Facebook, the Jump Rope for Heart raised $4319.70. Wow!!
We are 2nd highest in on-line fundraising for all of BC and the Yukon. Way to go
STES!!! You always continue to amaze me!!!
Toy Bingo is THIS Thursday night, doors open at 5:30 and the event runs from 68pm. Entry is $5/person. See the next page for more details. It’s going to be a great
night. We are still looking for donations of toys and craft kits. Thanks!!
3805 Rainbow Drive
Prince George, BC
V2M 3W2
(250) 563-4208
(250) 563-4015
Calendar Items…
Please take note of these
important dates.
Thursday, December 4
PJ Day
6-8 pm Toy Bingo Doors open
at 5:30 - wear your PJ’s (staff
Friday, December 5
Primary Report Writing Day
Hot Lunch - Hot Dogs
Monday, December 8
Intermediate Report Card
Writing Day
Monday, December 15
Technical Rehearsal
Friday, December 19
Red and Green Spirit Day
Tuesday, December 16
1pm - Dress Rehearsal
Pancake Breakfast - Doors
open at 7:30am
Wednesday, December 17
Christmas Concert 1pm for
K-3. - Please bring nonperishable items for the
hamper under the tree.
Report Cards go home
1-2pm Magician Show
Thursday, December 18
10:30 Band Concert
Monday, December 22January 2
Christmas holidays
Monday, January 5
Welcome Back!
Friday, January 23
Non-Instructional Day
Vision for School District #57: Learning that Enriches the Life of Each Student
Virtue of the Month – Honesty
At our Traditional School, we teach a virtue each month. Our focus for
December is Honesty. Our shared goal is to help children become
more courteous, responsible, and caring individuals. We expect them
to “Work Hard, Play Safely and Be a Friend”.
Toy Bingo:
Parent Advisory
The next PAC
meeting will be held in
room on Tuesday,
January 13 at 6:00 in
the library. All
parents are welcome
and encouraged to
Thanks! 
“With hard work
comes success”
Thursday, Dec. 4 is TOY BINGO!! Doors open at 5:30pm. The event
runs from 6-8pm. $5 per person to enter door (children included).
There will be one Bingo ticket at each seat upon entry. Candy canes
can be purchased by donation for $2 each or 3 for $5 (with the
purchase, you will be given 1-3 Bingo cards). All parents who attend
wearing PJ’s will be entered into the Door Prize (only parents).
Everyone is encouraged to come in comfy PJ’s though. All children will
be entered into door prize draws (we try hard to have every child win a
small prize).
Raffle tickets can ONLY be sold to ADULTS. Any child’s name that
is drawn will be disqualified and a new name will be drawn. We can not
lose our license. Thanks for your cooperation. There will also be a
concession running - Pizza, natchos etc.
We are still looking for donations of toys.
Christmas Concert:
Our Christmas concert will be Wednesday, December 17 at 1:00pm for
students in K-3 and the choir. We will have a short band concert on
Thursday, December 18 at 10:30am. Thanks to Mr. Goodwin and Mr.
Campbell for their hard work with our music programs.
School Programs:
3805 Rainbow Drive
Prince George, BC
V2M 3W2
(250) 563-4208
(250) 563-4015
Before school and after school programs have started. A newsletter
with specifics will be going home attached to this newsletter.
Just a reminder that we have a NO SNOWBALLING policy at school.
Students are encouraged to make snowmen, snow forts etc but snow is
snow and it’s not owned by anyone. Sledding will only be permitted with
snowpants on. Primary students are MWF, Intermediate students
Tuesday and Thursday. Thanks.
If you’re on Facebook, add SprucelandTraditional for updates on
upcoming events. Due to FOIPOP, pictures of students cannot be
shared unless it’s at a public event.