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2017-2018 School Calendar

Please click on the link below to view this school year's calendar.

2017-2018 School Year Calendar

 

January

9th - SOM Assemblies

19th - PA Day

25th - Academy Presentation @ 6:30pm

26th - Western Day

30th - Parent Council @ 6pm

Feb.1st -

Kindergarten Open House

 

Welcome to Senator Gibson Public School

Happy New Year to our Senator Gibson families!

We hope that everyone enjoyed a wonderful, relaxing winter break! We have many exciting learning activities to look forward to in 2018. Basketball is already under way for our Intermediate students along with Colouring Club & Homework Club, Me to We, Battle of the Books, Lego Robotics, Talent Show tryouts and our new PALS Program (Playground Activity Leaders). Western Day, and Pita Pit/Sundae and Pizza Day are special days to look forward to this month as well. Please remind your child(ren) to listen to the morning announcements and check the school calendar so they know when and where these activities are taking place. Thank you to our amazing staff at Senator Gibson for their hard work and dedication in ensuring all students feel important, welcome and successful. A reminder that the colder weather is here and all students are expected to be outside for 20 minutes, twice daily during our fitness breaks. Please ensure that your child(ren) are dressed appropriately for the weather conditions. Hats, coats, boots and mitts are essential. Term One Reports will be coming home on February 9th . We appreciate your continued support and communication through agendas, email, phone calls and meetings and look forward to continuing to work closely with all of you over the next few months. We are truly thankful for the wonderful Senator Gibson community that we work in!

Our best wishes for a happy 2018!

Mr. S. Hancox & Mrs. K. Phillips

After School Music Lessons in the NEW YEAR!

Please click on the link below to access more information.

Music Lessons 2018

 

Me to We ...would like to say a HUGE Thank You to all our wonderful students and their families for their donations, making our Community Care Food & Basket Drive a huge success! We were able to provide baskets for 8 families in our community and add some sparkle to their holiday!

“Be the Change you want to see in the world”

 

 

Morning Announcements Available On Line!!

Please click on the link to the right to see the announcements.

Kiss and Ride and Extra Parking

Please remember that our Kiss and Ride at the front of the school is strictly for pick up and drop off of for families with children accessing Day Care or Kindergarten. It is a designated no parking zone as well as a fire lane. We kindly ask that if you are dropping off students in grades 1-8, that you use the drop off at the side of the building. Students will not be permitted to enter the school through the front doors unless they are arriving after the bell. Should you wish to park your vehicle and walk your child(ren) onto the playground, please use the church parking lot or nearby side streets. Thank you for your cooperation and helping to keep everyone safe.

Bell Times for 2017-18

8:20 a.m. - 8:35 a.m. Outside Duty
8:35 a.m. Entry
8:35 a.m. - 9:25 a.m. Period 1
9:25 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Period 2
10:15 a.m. - 10:55 a.m. Nutrition/Fitness Break
10:55 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Period 3
11:45 a.m. - 12:35 p.m. Period 4
12:35 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Nutrition/Fitness Break
1:15 p.m. – 2:05 p.m. Period 5
2:05 p.m. – 2:55 p.m. Period 6
2:55 p.m. Dismissal
2:55 p.m. - 3:10 p.m. Outside Duty


Please contact the office if you have any questions.

More ways to communicate!!

Senator Gibson now has a Twitter account https://twitter.com/senatorgibson1 as well as our Facebook Page. We are also using Remind 101 App that will text and/or email important messages. Please click on instructions below.

Remind 101

 

Important Message About Anaphylaxis:

There are students who attend our school that suffer from anaphylaxis.  Anaphylaxis is an allergic reaction that affects 2 or more organs, so severe that in some cases it can be life threatening. Its onset is so swift that from time of exposure to death can be as short as 15 minutes.

We have children with severe allergies to peanuts, nuts and nut products, shellfish, bananas and eggs. Just touching or smelling one of these allergens can cause a life threatening anaphylactic reaction for students at our school. Prevention is the best approach!  We ask your cooperation in using discretion when sending food to the school.  We also request that you speak to your child about these allergies and about the importance of washing their hands with soap and warm water.

As a staff, in accordance with the parents of these students, we have developed a plan to deal with this situation.  We know that if we work together, we can help to create a safe learning environment for all of our students.  If you have any questions about this request or about anaphylaxis, please call the school office.

On behalf of these students, their parents, and the Senator Gibson Public School staff, we thank you for your understanding and co-operation.

Senator Gibson's Mission Statement

The community of Senator Gibson Public School is committed to creating an inclusive environment where students are educated, inspired and challenged to be critical thinkers who contribute in our changing society.

We are pleased to provide an outstanding education at Senator Gibson Public School for our students. Innovative programs that meet the needs of all our students are taught by our dedicated and professional staff who care about your child. Our school provides extra-curricular opportunities that encourage the development of excellence, integrity and respect.

Our Board is focused on literacy and numeracy achievement and creating an environment where we are working together on our goal of success for every student. We also value the community partnerships and parent involvement which are so crucial to a successful education for our students.

We welcome your input and questions.