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Important Dates

2017-2018 School Calendar

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

2017-2018 School Year Calendar

APRIL

18th: Grade 4-6 Gymnastics

19th: Grade ⅞ Gymnastics

20th: Pizza

Intermediate Badminton Tournament

23rd: Hannah Alper

24th: School Council

24th-27th: Scholastic Book Fair

26th: Pita Day/Sundaes

27th: Lunch Lady

30th: Jr. Boys Basketball Tournament at Brock

MAY:

1st: Jr. Girls Basketball Tournament at Brock

2nd: Track and Field

3rd: Intermediate Badminton at Brock

4th: Silver Birch Conference

8th: Talent Show

9th: EFN Hat Day

12th: Vendor Fair

15th: Grade 7/8 Vaccines

18th: PA Day

22nd: EQAO Begins

26th: Rankin Run



Welcome to Senator Gibson Public School

Dear Senator Gibson families,

Spring has arrived! A reminder that our field is very wet and muddy as a result of our wet spring thus far. An extra set of dry clothes is always a good idea at this time of the yearJ As we all anticipate the warmer weather great things continue to happen here at Senator Gibson.  We have an exciting month of learning planned both inside and outside of the classroom, including basketball, badminton, gymnastics, Battle of the Books, Forest of Reading Book Club, Junior Dance, Hannah Alper, Jungle Sport, Spring Book Fair, Earth Day as well as our special Lunch Days and Spirit Days. Our Grade 3-8 students are starting to prepare for our Track and Field meet on May 2nd. Please refer to the attached school calendar for these important days and times!

As always, our staff remains committed to achieving success for all students and making Senator Gibson a great place to learn and growJ                

Mr. S. Hancox & Mrs. K. Phillips

 

After School Music Lessons

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Music Lessons 2018

 

Our Me to We Message...

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

Morning Announcements Available On Line!!

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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.