Students jumping quickly to end of year

Janne Arlt, Principal of Nicholson Elementary School gives an update on whats happening at the school.

  • May. 30, 2012 9:00 a.m.

Janne Arlt

Principal

May 4 was the annual Nicholson Spring Fling.  Our PAC parents did another phenomenal job of setting up and organizing a fun event for the whole community.  They even managed to arrange for suitable weather… there’s nothing they can’t do!  A big thanks to the many people that helped out and all those that came to enjoy the fun!  Also, special thanks to GSS leadership students and the Cadets that came to help in running stations!

Our NickyBoppers skipping team has finished up another year of training and practice.  They performed for our school and parents on May 17 and then travelled to Alexander Park School on May 24 to skip with their skipping team, followed by a presentation for the whole school.  Donna Williams is the organizer of the club and we appreciate all her energy and work again this year!  We also want to thank the NES PAC for purchasing more t-shirts and some specialty ropes for the club.

The D.A.R.E. (Drug and  Alcohol Resistance Education) program for Grade 5 students was brought to our school this year, thanks to Constable Nicky-Jo Wolfram.  The students are preparing for their D.A.R.E. Graduation is coming up next week.  Parents are invited to attend on June 8 at 11 a.m.

Our Grade 7 students are participating in the Rock Solid program this week.  It is a combined effort of schools and community supports to help the students take on the challenges of life in high school with a teamwork/supported approach.  Thanks to Justin Telfer and Rachel Pennell for leading and guiding this very valuable program.

We also had a special musical performance by Tim Hus, thanks to our PAC for organizing and funding this event.

At the same time as we are finishing up one year, we are making plans for the next one.  If you are planning to move and your child will need to change schools in the fall, or you have children that will be entering our school this September, please let us know.  It can make a difference to our class groupings and staffing.

The next few weeks are packed with field trips, swimming program, fun day and end of year events!  It’s always a good idea to check your children’s backpacks for permission forms and information or updates about these events.

Happy June!

 

Just Posted

Freezing rain warning in effect for B.C. Southern Interior

Environment Canada issued the freezing rain warning for most of the Southern Interior Tuesday morning

Smiles all around as province announces emergency ward funding

$2.1 million to go to much-needed upgrades

As avalanche danger grows, BC heli-skiers exercise caution

Company relies on guides’ decades of experience

Heli-skiing operation “very concerned” by new caribou protection regs

Habitat protection is important, but ‘at what cost?’, asks Nakusp tourism operator.

Local artist brings his work to Art Gallery of Golden

A new art exhibit is coming to the Art Gallery of Golden and this one has a gentle PG advisory.

B.C. boy denied $19,000-per-month drug to ease ‘crippling pain’ for 3rd time

Sooke mom Jillian Lanthier says son Landen Alexa has been forgotten about by Premier John Horgan

Diplomacy on agenda at North Korea summit in Vancouver

Foreign ministers from 20 countries are meeting Tuesday to discuss security and stability on the Korean Peninsula.

Kids chained in Calif. house of horrors; parents arrested

Authorities say an emaciated teenager led deputies to home where her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions

‘Reprehensible’: Trudeau abortion policy raises ire of U.S. right

“This man is reprehensible,” tweeted former White House staffer Sebastian Gorka

‘I shouldn’t have to have a husband:’ Winnipeg woman criticizes men-only club

Jodi Moskal discovered the Winnipeg Squash Racquet Club continues to ban women as members, as it has done since opening in 1909.

Japan public TV sends mistaken North Korean missile alert

The false alarm came two days after Hawaii’s emergency management department sent a mistaken warning

Toronto girl dies after being pinned between vehicles while picked up from school

Police say an SUV with no driver in it rolled forward and pinned the girl against her father’s car

Senior randomly stabbed in B.C. mall food court

Woman arrested after victim, 71, suffers serious injuries

B.C. Liberal hopefuls begin final leadership push

Five MLAs, one outsider pitch policies to party members

Most Read