Dino-mite Scholastic Book Fair – Stomp, Chomp and Read!

Scholastic Book Fairs gives our school the opportunity to bring families, teachers, students and books together.  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 kids to read. Visit the Scholastic Book Fairs website at www.scholastic.ca/bookfairs to read reviews of the Featured Books. You can also… Read More

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Feb 4th SY Update: Makeup Exams – Tuesday, Second Semester Start – Wednesday

School is cancelled for Monday, February 4th due to extreme weather and hazardous conditions.

Senior year’s makeup exams and assessments that were scheduled for Monday will be written Tuesday.  There will be no classes for senior year’s students on Tuesday.  The second semester for senior year’s will start on Wednesday.  Middle years students will have regular classes as per usual.

Updated schedule:
Monday – no school
Tuesday – makeup exams, no classes
Wednesday – start of 2nd semester

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Makeup Exams Monday; Second Semester Start – Tuesday

This past week we have cancelled school twice and have had to reschedule some exams. Monday, Feb. 4th will be a makeup day for students who have not finished their assessments. Just a reminder that exams from this previous Monday were cancelled and will remain cancelled. There will be no classes on Monday, Feb. 4, due to the makeup exams. Second semester classes will start on Tuesday, Feb 5. Middle years students will continue with regular classes on Monday.

Updated schedule:
Friday – Professional Development Day
Monday – makeup exams, no classes
Tuesday – start of 2nd semester

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Wednesday School Closure – Exam Update

Hanover School Division has closed schools to students for today (Wednesday).  The following changes have been made to the final assessments schedule:

All exams scheduled for Wednesday have moved to Thursday afternoon if school is cancelled on Wednesday.  End of semester portfolios and interviews will be scheduled on a class-by-class basis.  Regularly scheduled Thursday exams will proceed as per usual on Thursday morning.

A reminder that school closure announcements are announced on the Hanover School Division website at www.hsd.ca and on local media. Please listen for updates tomorrow morning.

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School Closures – Exam Update

Extreme cold weather is forecast for this week. In the event that the Hanover School Division closes schools to students tomorrow (Wednesday), the following changes to the final assessments schedule have been made:

All exams and other assessments scheduled for Wednesday will move to Thursday afternoon if school is cancelled on Wednesday.  Regularly scheduled Thursday exams will proceed as per usual on Thursday morning.

A reminder that school closure announcements are announced on the Hanover School Division website at www.hsd.ca and on local media. Please listen for updates in the morning.

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Extreme Weather – School Closures

We’re in the middle of some extreme weather and more is expected in the forecast.  Please check the HSD website for information regarding school closures. Schools will close for cold weather reasons when the temperatures are -35 degrees Celsius or colder, WITH a windchill of -45 degrees Celsius or colder. If there is a school closure, parents will receive an automated phone message between 6 and 8am. Local media and HSD Twitter also will carry the notice. All information on… Read More

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Update – Jan. 28

Parents:  Thank you for your prompt attention and cooperation in picking up your children this morning.

The school will remain closed today – NO CLASSES – however, if students need to pick up books for studying for this week’s exams, the school will be open until 3pm.

All of today’s exams are CANCELLED. They will not be re-scheduled.

All evening basketball practices at South Oaks School have been cancelled.

Please continue to check here for updates.

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GVS Closed Today – Smoke from Nearby Fire

GVS will be closed for the day due to smoke from a nearby fire – located across the street from the school. All students are safe. GVS students are being moved to South Oaks school. Parents asked to pick-up. GVS exams scheduled for today have been cancelled, and will not be rescheduled. South Oaks School will remain open.  

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