Welcome to the West Royalty Home & School Association!

We hope that this site will help keep you informed of what's going on at West Royalty Elementary School and allow you to become actively involved in your child's educational experience.

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Merry Christmas and a Healthy and Happy New Year from West Royalty Elementary Home and School !


Sunday, November 26, 2017

Grade 2 and 3, Instrument Ensemble and Choir Concert, Grade Six Fundraisers, Caribou Test November

Concert

Our Grade 2 & 3 classes, instrument ensemble & Choir concert will be held on November 29th at 6pm in the gymnasium. (Storm date 30)
Fudge

The grade 6 fundraising committee is still looking for donations of your best Christmas fudge to sell at the grade 2/3  Christmas concert. Fudge can be sent in with your child or dropped off at the school 2 days prior to the concert (November 27th and 28th).

Please contact Cathy Nabuurs or Shawna MacDonald-Wong if you are able to donate or if you have any questions.

Poinsettias

Christmas is around the corner, and Poinsettias are still available  for sale.  The cost for each Poinsettia is $16.00 tax incl. with $6.50 per plant retained as profit to support the Class of 2018 celebrations.


This is the primary fundraiser for the GRADE SIX CLASS OF 2018 CELEBRATIONS.  Please return the completed forms and cash to the school as soon as possible.


Thank you for your support!!


Caribou Math Test

We are pleased with the results of the second Caribou test.

In the grade 3/4 test we had 3 students rank in the top 10 of the province.
Lamar H. 5th
Keira M.  7th
Hani M. 9th

I would like to include Gordon T. who ranked 6th in  the province in the October 3/4 test but was inadvertently left form the announcement.

In the grade 5/6 test Alex F. placed 7th in the province.

Well done to all our participants and congratulations to our ranked students.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

H&S meeting, Parent Engagement Session, Kindergarten Registration Week, Grade 6 Fundraising

H&S meeting, Parent Engagement Session

A reminder that the second Home and School Meeting of the 2017/2018 will take place on Tuesday, November 21st at 6:00p.m. 

There is a parent engagement session scheduled to follow the meeting at 6:30pm. The topic of the presentation will be Welcome to Literacy Night - A Focus on Reading Strategies With Your Child!  This is a presentation by West Royalty Elementary Resource teachers.

We will be looking at sharing ideas on creating a homework reading routine that works best for your family.

  • Helpful hints for prompting your child in reading to create more independence, and other helpful tips to motivate and engage your child
  • Suggestions/questions for helping your child to develop a deeper understanding of the story (reading comprehension)

There will be something for everyone at this presentation.
Kindergarten Registration Week

Parents are asked to register their children for Kindergarten prior to or during the week of November 20th to the 24th, 2017 during school hours.  

Children must be 5 years old by December 31, 2018 in order to be eligible for 
Kindergarten. 

A registration form will be completed a the time of registration. Parents are reminded to bring two pieces of information which verify proof of child’s age.

Welcome to Kindergarten sessions for incoming students and their parents will be held at schools in the spring of 2018.
Grade Six Fundraising

The grade 6 fundraising committee is looking for donations of your best Christmas fudge for the grade 2/3  Christmas concert.

Fudge can be sent in with your child or dropped off at the school 2 days prior to the concert (November 27th and 28th).

Please contact Cathy Nabuurs or Shawna MacDonald-Wong if you are able to donate or if you have any questions.

Volunteers will be needed for Fudge Sales during the Christmas concert on November 29th.  Storm Date, November 30th

Volunteers are needed for the following time slots.

6:00 - 6:30 -
6:30 - 7:00 -
7:00 - 7:30 -
7:30 - 8:00 -

Thank you for your support.


Sunday, November 12, 2017

H&S meeting, Parent Engagement Session, Parent teacher conferences, Poinsettias, Fudge

H&S meeting, Parent Engagement Session
Just a reminder that the second Home and School Meeting of the 2017/2018 will take place on Tuesday, November 21st at 6:00p.m. There is a parent engagement session scheduled to follow the meeting at 6:30pm. The topic of the presentation will be Welcome to Literacy Night-A Focus on Reading Strategies With Your Child!  This is a presentation by West Royalty Elementary Resource teachers.  All are welcome to attend!

A registration form was sent home with students, to be returned to your child’s homeroom teacher by Thursday, November 16th. (You may also call the school to register.)


Parent teacher Conferences
Parent teacher conferences will held November 16 (evening) and November 17 (all day).  There is No School November 17.  

Poinsettia Sales
There are still some time slots available to be filled with volunteers to sell poinsettias at the parent teacher conferences on Friday.  If  you can fill any of the time slots listed below,  please contact westroyaltyhs@gmail.com

08:30-09:00 - 
09:00-09:30 - 
09:30-10:00 - 
10:00-10:30 -
10:30-11:00 - 


Fudge 
The grade 6 fundraising committee is looking for donations of your best Christmas fudge for the grade 2/3 concert. Fudge can be sent in with your child or dropped off at the school 2 days prior to the concert (November 27th and 28th).

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Poinsettia Fundraiser




Hello Everyone,

As you know, Poinsettias will be on sale on Thursday evening November 16th and Friday morning, November 17th during parent teacher interviews.   

We are in need of volunteers to sell poinsettias at the teacher conferences.  This is the primary fundraiser for the GRADE SIX CLASS OF 2018 CELEBRATIONS.   Any help that you can offer is greatly appreciated.

If  you can fill any of the time slots listed below,  please let us know by contacting westroyaltyhs@gmail.com

Thursday
5:00-5:30 -
5:30-6:00 -
6:00-6:30 -

Friday

08:30-09:00 -
09:00-09:30 -
09:30-10:00 -
10:00-10:30 -
10:30-11:00 -
11:00-11:30 -


Sunday, November 5, 2017

Poinsettia Fundraiser, Upcoming Events

Grade 6 Poinsettia Fundraiser


The Grade 6 poinsettia fundraiser is underway.  Sales will continue on Thursday evening November 16th and Friday morning, November 17th during parent teacher interviews.  Poinsettias are $16.00 each.  




Upcoming Events

- HPV Clinic (Grade 6) is scheduled for November 08, 2017
- Picture Retake Day will be November 10, 2017


Sunday, October 29, 2017

Math Club

The Math Club had a successful start.  The 5/6 group has 14 students and the 3/4 group has 12 students.  The students have written their first Caribou Contest Test. All students participating in the math club were in the top 88% of the world.  There were 4 students in the 5/6 group that placed top 10 provincially.  Three students in the 3/4 group achieved a top 10 provincial score.  Students did really well; we are very proud of the results!

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Gift Campaign Items, Halloween Dance, Poinsettia Sales




Gift Campaign Items 
 
The Gift Campaign items are arriving this week!  We expect items to be sent home on Wednesday and Thursday!  For families who had large purchases, arrangements will be made for you to pick up your orders.  

Thank you for supporting our fundraiser. 


Halloween Dance
 

West Royalty’s “Halloween Dance Party” is just around the corner. The Dance will be held on Friday October 27th from 6:00 to 7:30pm.  Students must be accompanied by an adult and admission is $2.00 per person.  Dress up in a costume and come enjoy an evening of dancing fun with your children!!
 

For the daring, there will be a Haunted Hallway AND there will also be candy bags for sale, along with a Jelly Bean Jar Guessing Game.  Be sure to bring a few loonies along with you.



 Poinsettia Sales
 
Poinsettias are being sold by the grade six classes for $16. Numbers are limited but you can pre-order through a grade 6 student until October 27th.  They will also be on sale on October 30 on a first come first serve basis.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Parent Engagment and Grade Six Poinsettia Fundraiser

Parent Engagement

The next West Royalty Parent Engagement session will take place this upcoming Tuesday, October 17th at 6:30pm in the school library.   The guest speaker will be Peter Mutch, MSc, BMT, MTA, CCC and Executive Director of the Catholic Family Service Bureau.  He will lead a discussion focused on mental health and anxiety in school children.  All are welcome to attend this Free session.  Light snacks and door prizes will be provided. 




Grade Six Poinsettia Fundraiser

The grade 6 students will begin their poinsettias fundraiser on Monday October 16th until Friday October 27th. .  Poinsettias are $16.00 each.  Anyone who wishes to pre-order can get in touch with a grade 6 student.

Sales are on first come first serve basis and will begin after the pre-order deadline of October 27th.  A separate sales event will occur on Thursday Evening, November 16th and Friday Morning November 17th during parent teacher interviews.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Raise-A-Reader Magazine & Gift Campaign Coming to a Close, October Parent Engagement, Grade Six Graduation Volunteer Meeting



Our annual Raise-A-Reader Magazine and Gift Campaign is coming to a close this week!

Paper orders are due to the school, Monday Oct 2nd. For anyone who still has orders coming in, ALL paper orders must be submitted to the school no later than Thursday, October 5th, Count Night.  After Thursday, late orders can only be accepted online until approximately October 13th to receive prize credit

Online code: 3730223 or simply enter West Royalty School at qsp.ca


We are looking for a few more volunteers to help with count night.  All you need is a pen and a calculator.  If you are available, please email westroyaltyhs@gmail.com.
Proceeds from this fundraiser allow us to run several events throughout the year, purchase classroom items for teachers, books, technology, field trips, healthy snack, and much, much more!  This year a larger portion of the proceeds will be allocated to assisting the school in expanding the basketball and outside play area and we are more than happy to assist.
Our online store is open year-round!  All purchases any time of year help our school!

On behalf of teachers, administration, students, and the Home and School, we thank you for your support.  Happy Shopping!




October Parent Engagement

On Thursday, October 19 at 6:30, we will be holding our second Parent Engagement Session at the school.  This session will focus on how to help students dealing with anxiety and mental health in the classrooms but also on how it affects their classmates.  More details and information will be shared closer to the event.  To register, please email westroyaltyhs@gmail.com




Grade Six Graduation Volunteer Meeting 


A meeting for parent volunteers who wish to participate in fundraising and planning activities for this year’s Grade six graduation will take place on October 10th at 6:00 pm in the teachers’ lounge.