E-Bulletin, April 10, 2012

1.  Plum Coulee School Presentation

  • Staff members Lori Driedger, Melanie Becker, Crystal Gavigan, and Principal Mary Eberling-Penner provided trustees with a presentation on a program called “Handwriting without tears”.

  • The program provides students with a fun and exciting way to learn printing and handwriting.
  • Each teacher provided some demonstrations on how the program is different from one grade to the next in some of the early years classrooms.

2.  GVC Renovations

  • A GVC committee has begun exploring possible future renovations for the school and a preliminary concept was shared with the board.
  • The committee will continue to work on the concept and provide information to the board for consideration.

3.  Staffing 2012/2013

  • Over 40 positions have been posted to date.
  • Shortlisting, interviews and hiring will begin as soon as possible. Based on previous years’ experiences, more positions are expected to be posted before the end of the school year.