Feb 28th: Grade 7-12 ICE Presentation

As per the RCMP ICE Unit, this presentation explores the definition of the media coined phenomenon “sexting” and takes the audience through a scenario. The scenario will expose what “sexting” is, the impacts and offer options to prevent the risks associated with sexting behaviours. Additionally, the scenario aims to reduce the harm of actions already undertaken. The history of the presentation’s development is in response to a noticeable and concerning increase in reports of both self and peer online sexual… Read More

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March is Numeracy Month

Count on some great fun during Numeracy Week at GVS, beginning on Monday, March 11th and culminating with middle year’s Math Olympics on Friday, March 15th. Activities to highlight and celebrate Math will be going on each day, multiplying the fun. Students will have opportunities to earn ballots for guessing the number of candies in a jar that will be on display.  World Pi Day is on Thursday, March 14th or 03/14. Pi is a special math number. Pi is… Read More

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Middle Years Learning Expo

On Thursday, March 21, 2024 from 4:00-6:30, the Middle Years students will be hosting the Learning Expo in the GVS gymnasium. This is a wonderful opportunity to have your child showcase some of their learning and work from term 2. Hanover School Division’s Numeracy Coach and Literacy Coach will be in attendance to provide activities that you and your child can do together. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Scholastic Book Fair: January 24th-26th, 2024

Howdy families! Ready to discover the characters and stories your kids love? The Scholastic Book Fair is returning to GVS, in-person, Jan. 24th – 26th, 2024! This year’s theme is Wild West: Saddle Up and Read. It’s the ultimate sale event with books and boutique items such as pencils, erasers, posters and more for sale. There are also contests and prize draws. Additionally, a portion of the sales benefits our school. It’s the best way to raise funds while encouraging… Read More

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Scholastic Book Club

Hey there families! Ready to discover the characters and stories your kids love? The Scholastic Reading Club makes it easy for you and your child to buy books that will spark a love of reading! Every time you place an order, our school benefits. There are paper order forms available each month for those who need them. For those who want to order online, the Scholastic Reading Club website is https://bookclubs.scholastic.ca/ where you can shop for items 24/7 by grade or… Read More

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Chocolate Fundraiser

A huge THANK YOU to all the students that sold chocolates this year for our school fundraiser, and to all the teachers, especially Mrs. Duval for their hard work keeping everything organized. With that, Monday was the last day to sell chocolates, all students must return all unsold chocolates and money to the period 1 teacher as soon as possible.  Grand prize draws along with individual and classroom winners will be announced at the end of the week. Thank you… Read More

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GRAD PARENT MEETING

Parents and guardians of students graduating in the class of 2024 are invited to our annual Grad Parent Meeting that will be taking place on Thursday, September 28, 2023 at 6:30 in the GVS Band Room. Parents/Guardians are highly encouraged to attend this meeting. The following information will be shared and discussed: 1. Potential sites of graduation ceremony/after party 2. Credit system and what students require to graduate from GVS 3. Scholarships students can and should be applying for 4.… Read More

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Scholastic Virtual Book Fair: February 2-15

Mark your calendars! The fun and excitement of a Scholastic Book Fair is coming to our school! Due to space restrictions, the Scholastic Book Fair will be a Virtual Book Fair only. It will still provide an opportunity for our students and families to experience the joy of reading together. So save the date! Our Scholastic Virtual Book Fair will take place on February 2 – February 15, 2023. Here is the link for our virtual book fair: https://virtualbookfairs.scholastic.ca/pages/5202430 Let’s continue… Read More

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