E-Bulletin, January 15, 2019

  1. e bulletin 3 Southwood Elementary School Unit Presentation
  • Principal Linda Dyck, along with Kindergarten teachers Roxanne Dyck and Erin Boschmann, presented an overview of the Kindergarten professional learning community and what learning in Kindergarten looks like. Throughout the year, students and staff work to connect skills as readers, writers and mathematicians. 
  1. Literacy Information for Parents
  • A new section has been added to the GVSD website entitled “Literacy”. This section provides parents and guardians with suggestions on how to assist their children when reading at home.  Included in the literacy section are tips and videos for parents/guardians, articles that offer valuable expert information, book ideas, as well as links to online resources.  
  1. Community Connections
  • As in the past, the Board has committed to meeting with municipal leaders and school PAC committees to discuss the budget for 2019-2020.
  • As part of those meetings, the Board will also engage in discussions around the provincial education review that is scheduled to take place in 2019.
  1. 2019-2020 Budget Consultation
  • On February 28, 2019 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. all members of the community are invited to attend a Public Budget Consultation/Information meeting regarding the 2019-2020 school division budget. The meeting will take place at Northland’s Parkway Collegiate.
  • The Board of Trustees looks forward to connecting with and gathering feedback from the public on budget considerations for the school division.