E-Bulletin, April 9, 2013

1. JR Walkof Presentation

· Grade 3 students, escorted by their principal Larry Schroeder and Grade 3 teachers Kath Penner, Brian Dyck and Michelle Shepherd, hosted a celebration of Poet's month
with trustees.

· Students provided trustees with enthusiastic readings of poetry of their own composition, as well as handed out pocket poems that trustees can share with others on April 18, which is "poem in your pocket day".

2. 2013-2014 School Year Calendar

· The 2013-2014 calendar has been approved.

· One notable change for next year is the dates for spring break in 2014. Due to the Winter Games that are being hosted by the region, spring break will occur from March 3-7, 2014.

3. Kindergarten Registrations

· Current kindergarten registration numbers are approaching 300 students for the division, and is on track to meet projections of 325.

· If parents have not yet registered their kindergarten children for September 2013, they are encouraged to contact the school or the division office to arrange registration as soon as possible.

5. Transportation Routes for 2013-2014

· With the anticipated opening of Northlands Parkway Collegiate in September 2013, there will be additional bus routes and possible revisions to existing routes
to accommodate the transportation requirements.

· The division is actively recruiting additional bus drivers to meet the anticipated needs.