Friday, 25 May 2012

Weekly Announcements May 22 - 25

Yearbook News
YEARBOOK ORDER's not too late to order!  We've decided to extend the ordering until Wednesday, June 6th.  If you haven't gotten one yet - why not consider it!

Student Council News
Student Council is collecting bags of used clothing as a mini fundraiser to help cover costs of some yearend activities.  Why not consider spending some time this weekend bagging up the clothes your kids have grown out of and even some that you may have grown out of and send it in to the school by Monday, May 28th.

Library News
Our school hosted the Forest of Reading Silver Birch day.  Over 150 students from surrounding schools came and participated on Tuesday with a wide range of activites for all of them.  Great job Ms. Gammage on a very successful day!

News from The Pond
Our students in The Pond, along with several student helpers & teachers, competed in the Special Olympics on Wednesday.  A great time was had by all.

Regarding the use of electronic devices at school (ie: ipods, cell phones, etc...)
Students ARE NOT to be using these devices at school between 8am and 4pm unless a teacher has given you permission insidet he classroom under direct teacher supervision.  Therefore, students should NOT be texting in the halls of the school at ANYTIME.

EQAO began this past week and will continue for the next couple of weeks.

Two fire drills were held this past week on thursday and Friday.

The Intermediate Track & Field tryouts have been happening all week.

The Bike Rodeo was held on Friday morning with well over 40 students taking part.  Results will be posted next week to see which student will respresent our school next Saturday and the community Bike Rodeo

Friday, 18 May 2012

Announcements for the Week of May 14-18

French Exchange
The French exchange students left for Quebec on Wednesday. We wish them a great trip and look forward to seeing them back at school on Tuesday.

There was lots of sports action this week!
Congratulations to this years' badminton CHAMPIONS, Katie and Alex! They both won all of their games.

Coaches are very proud of the effort put forth by both the boys and girls basketball teams! The boys played a tough game but came up short in points to take the title. The girls final was also a tough game and they came home with GOLD! What an excellent season. Congratulations to both teams.

The Intermediates have been practicing track and field before and after school. Tuesday May 22 @8am is the 1500M try-out. After school is the long jump try-out.

The Band practiced this week.
Yearbook orders were due in today (May 18).

The lost and found bins are overflowing! Please have your child check them for any of their belongings.

Enjoy your long weekend!

Tuesday, 15 May 2012


Yearbook order forms are due back this coming Friday, May 18.  Have you ordered one for your family yet?

Friday, 11 May 2012

Weekly Announcements May 7 - 11

Congratulations to everyone who entered our Yearbook Coverpage Contest! Everyone did a great job! Special congratulations goes out to our top 5 - Sam, Naomi, Karrisa, Sydney and Rayanne. Our 1st runner up was Sydney and our winner this year is Naomi! Congratulations! 

Yearbook ORDER FORMS went home on Thursday.  If your child did not bring one home they are available in the office.  Yearbooks are $12.00 and order forms are due back next Friday, May 18th.

Congratulations to everyone who participated!  There were over 50 participants - 20 of these students managed to go completely screen free - WELL DONE!  The Grand Prize winner of the $50.00 Booklore Gift Certificate is Jordyn C.       

Thank you to the many students who participated in the teacher appreciation day on Tuesday.  The teachers were surprised and felt very special!  It's amazing what a note of appreciation can do for someone!

We also celebrated Support Staff Appreciation Day.  We are so thankful for the many staff we have who work behind the scene's such as our Custodians, EA's, Child & Youth Worker and Lunchroom Supervisors.  We could not do what we do without these people!  Thank You... Mr. Lackey, Mrs. Gray and Mrs. Bishop, Mrs. Auld, Mrs. Manzke, Mrs. Ulias, Ms. Lecky, Ms. McKibbon,
Ms. Pyke, Ms. Kennedy, Mr. Sobocan, Ms. Greenhalgh, Mrs. Cebrinsky, Mrs. MacDonald, Mrs. Bergant and Mrs. Ibrahim.

Our grades 3 - 5 students participated in our local Festival of the Arts.  They used their talents in singing, dancing and playing the ukeleles and represented our school well!

Both the boys and girls basketball teams represented CMES well this week in pre tournament and tournament play.  Both teams have advanced to the finals!  Congratulations, Cobras!

The Badminton team was busy practicing this week.

Friday, 4 May 2012

Special Note Went Home on Friday

Hello Parents:
Make sure you check your child's agenda or backpack for a special note that went home today from the School Council.  If you didn't get one, please email the school council chair at and she will fill you in on the details.

Weekly Announcements April 30 - May 4

SPRINGTIME IN THE MEADOWS  has come and gone and it was a whole lot of fun!  CMES has definitely GOT TALENT!  Congratulations to all our performers on a job really well done!  Thanks to all the families who came out and cheered on our performers.  We're already looking forward to next year!  Thanks to all the people who helped make the evening such a success!  Thank you to those who donated chocolate bars and   an extra special THANK YOU goes out to HOME DEPOT for their donation of the soil and flowers for our craft room!

Yearbook Coverpage entries were due on Monday.  Wow - we received some amazing entries and it was hard to narrow it down to the final five.  The winner will be announced sometime next week.  Thanks to those who took some time to vote for their favourites at Springtime in the Meadows.

Screen Free Challenge has been going on all week - the final two days are this weekend.  How have you been spending your Screen Free Time? 

Blue Spruce voting took place on Monday in the library for K-gr. 2.  Ms. Gammage had some yummy blue snacks to help celebrate the day!

Attention grade 7 & 8 students:  If you attened the first session for cartooning, you may pick up your drawings from Ms. Davis' room.  That is the first session only.

Both the boys and girls basketball teams were busy practising.  They both had a game against Laurelwoods on Tuesday.  The boys will also have a pre-tournament game at Princess Elizabeth on Monday, May 7th.  They are both preparing for the upcoming tournament.

The Green Machine met on Wednesday.
The Baking Club baked up a storm for the goodies served at Springtime In The Meadows.