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
Thursday December 15 – Winter White Out Day
Friday December 16 – PJ Day & Hot Chocolate Sales
Monday December 19 – Ugly Holiday Sweater & Table Decorating(pd.1)
Tuesday December 20 – Anything but a Backpack Day
Wednesday December 21 – Color Day & SY Grade Wars
The GVS Christmas Concert is on Thursday, Dec. 15.
There is an afternoon concert at 1:30 and an evening concert at 6:30.
The concert includes a gr. 5&6 drama, gr. 7&8 band, gr. 9-12 band, and gr. 9-12 choir.
Hope to see you there!
To finish the semester, students will once again be writing exams. The last day of classes for the semester is January 27th and exams will follow from January 30th to Feb 2nd. It is expected that all students will attend their exam in the designated time slot. If students are unable to attend an exam due to illness, a parent must excuse the absence and an alternate time will be arranged. Please note that not all courses have final exams. The exam schedule is linked here. As a staff… Read More
Spirit Week is coming up – start your planning early!
Monday, Oct. 31 – Free Dress Up
Tuesday, Nov. 1 – PJ Day
Wednesday, Nov 2 – Twin Day
Thursday, Nov 3 – Lumberjack Day
Friday, Nov. 4 – Formal Friday
GVS will resume our annual chocolate sales fundraiser in October. Chocolates will be sent home during the first week of October. As in previous years, we will be selling Laura Secord Chocolates (variety pack) and the World’s Finest Chocolate Almonds. Each case contains 30 boxes of chocolates or almonds and each item is sold for $3. All chocolates are peanut free. Each child will be given the choice of which case (almonds or Laura Secord) they want to take home.… Read More
Important startup dates:
Wednesday, Aug 24 – School Offices open
Tuesday, Sept 6 – Meet the Staff
Wednesday, Sept 7 – Great Expectations Day – grade 5s & grade 9s only
Thursday, Sept 8 – School for all Grades