Wetlands Field Trip – Grades 5-8 – Friday, October 13, 2017

As previously mentioned on our website and Facebook page, we are pleased to be able to take our Grade 5, 6, 7, and 8 students on a guided tour of the wetland area beside the beach road. Members of the South Shore Watershed Association will facilitate the morning session. Students will be bused over shortly after arriving at school. After approximately two hours at the site, we will walk back to school in the late morning. Please be advised that students should dress warmly (with something that can break the wind) for over two hours outside. Though it is forecast to be sunny, the morning temperature could be as low as 5 to 7 degrees. Rubber boots would likely be a good choice of footwear (not mandatory but strongly suggested). We also suggest packing a snack that is easy to carry and eat outside (like a granola bar). Our long term plan is to continue taking students each year (in approximately grade 4 or 5) so that eventually everyone gets this opportunity at least one time while at ACC.

 

 

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Rubber Boots in the Forecast for Grades 5-8!

We are pleased to be able to take our Grade 5, 6, 7, and 8 students on a guided tour of the wetland area beside the beach road in the near future. Jamie Fox and other members of the South Shore Watershed Association will facilitate the morning session which is scheduled to take place on Friday, October 13th (weather dependent). Students will be bused over shortly after arriving at school. After approximately two hours at the site, we will walk back to school in the late morning. Please be advised that students should dress warmly for the day and rubber boots would likely be a good choice of footwear. This notice is meant to give you lots of time to find/borrow a pair if needed. Our long term plan is to continue taking students each year (in approximately grade 4 or 5) so that eventually everyone gets this opportunity at least one time while at ACC.

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Bus Advisement

We have been able to confirm that a substitute driver has been secured for Bus #557 this afternoon (Monday, Oct 2) and all day tomorrow. Stops should be close to normal aside from a few minutes since the driver is new to the route. We appreciate your patience over the past few days.

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Late Bus this Morning – Oct 2

We just discovered that Bus 557 is not running this morning so Bus 511 will be going back out to pick up those students. The bus will be approximately 30 minutes late. Sorry for the inconvenience.

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Late Bus Notice – Thursday, Sept. 28

Sorry for the short notice but Mr. Coughlin is not able to complete his run today so we will have to get one of our driver’s to do two consecutive runs this afternoon. Mr. Coughlin’s bus stops will be approximately 35 to 45 minutes late today. If you need your children earlier, you are welcome to come to school and sign them out. Sorry for the inconvenience!

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Tami Martell Verbal Abuse Prevention Award and Rainbow Day

We are excited to be receiving the Tami Martell Verbal Abuse Prevention Award – presented annually to a PEI school that has made efforts to prevent verbal abuse. ACC’s Kindness (Tree) Campaign in the latter half of the 2016-2017 school year is being recognized, through the presentation of this award, for its positive impact upon the climate within the school.

To coordinate with the presentation, the Grade 8 Leadership Group is organizing “Rainbow Day” on Monday, October 2, to demonstrate that everyone is different in their own way and together that makes us beautiful! They are askingTHINK1 each class to dress in a certain colour and during the day we will take a group picture in the formation of a rainbow. The colours are:

  • Grade 8/Staff – Red
  • Grade 7 – Orange
  • Homeroom 5/6 – Yellow
  • Homeroom 3/4 – Green
  • Homeroom 2/3 – Blue
  • Grade 1 – Purple
  • Kindergarten – Pink

 

  • If they don’t have a shirt of that colour, we will try to have some extras on hand for the photo or they can dress in the colour of the grade above or below them and we can still make the picture work!
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Vesey’s Fall Fundraiser update – Bloomin’ Fantastic!

Thankyou to all who helped us brighten the spring in Borden with our tulip and bulb sales ~Borden area will be bloomin’ in the spring!  All orders are closed and have been posted in to Vesey’s. Families did a great job selling just over $3000 of products which raises just over $1500 in just two weeks of sales for our school and we hope that the product was a good low pressure approach to fundraising.  If you have any comments or feedback about it please email Mr.Quinlan.

We will post another update when our orders arrive here at the school and we are ready to send them home!  Thanks for your participation in our first fundraiser!

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