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Ruth King Elementary School April 15th to 19th, 2019

 Hello Parents/Guardians,

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Open House on Thursday, April 11th.  Your children are very proud of their accomplishments and are always excited to share with you.  Thank you also for those who supported our Young Entrepreneurs in Grade 5.  The gym was packed with people and they really appreciated all of you taking a look at their new businesses.

Monday – April 15

 

·       Running Club @ 12:10pm in the gym (Grade 3,4,5)

·       Young Entrepreneur Show in the gym (Gr. 5): Classes scheduled to visit and students are invited to bring money to spend should they choose to.

Tuesday – April 16

·       Popcorn Day – $2 for popcorn or $2 for Smencils – PAC organized event, please email the PAC if you have questions ruthkingpac@gmail.com

·       Subway Lunch for those that have ordered.

Wednesday – April 17

·       Running Club @ 12:10pm in the gym (Grade 3,4,5)

·       Cross Country Meet 3:30pm @ Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre

Thursday – April 18 ·       Division 8 Field Trip to Elk Lake
Friday – April 19 ·       Good Friday – no school

Reminders:

Attendance at school is important to us.  Please try to have your children at school on time and ready for school.  If your child is late, please remember to sign them in at the office before heading to class.  If your child is going to be away, please call the safe arrivals phone line: 250-478-1447 TOYS AT SCHOOL         Please remind students not to bring their own toys to school.  We have plenty of things for the students to do at school, and unfortunately their own toys tend to cause issues in the classroom and on the playground.  Thank you for monitoring what your child puts in their backpacks. We have been experiencing some ongoing issues with speeders on both Goldstream Ave. and Jacklin Road.  The RCMP has set up speed traps to assist with this on our request, but please remind your children to always cross with the crossing guard at the cross-walk.  Parents dropping off students should do so at the back of the school (Matson Rd.) for safety reasons.
 
Grade 5 Fundraiser             COFFEE & DRIED FRUIT   Our grade 5 classes are selling coffee and dried fruit to raise money for their Year End Trip to Camp Thunderbird.  Watch for details and a flyer this week.

Volunteers Needed for the PAC FUN FAIR!  Please contact them through the Facebook page.

Ruth King Elementary School PAC

The PAC is asking for gently used smaller toy donations for the Fun Fair. A donation bin is set up outside the office. Also if any families have a home business or work for a company that have anything they’d like to donate for the silent auction they can email  ruthkingpac@gmail.com.

 
 

Monday – April 8

 

·       Running Club @ 12:10pm in the gym (Grade 3,4,5)
Tuesday – April 9

·       Popcorn Day – $2 for popcorn or $2 for Smencils – PAC organized event, please email the PAC if you have questions ruthkingpac@gmail.com

·       Subway Lunch for those that have ordered.

·       PAC Meeting 6:30pm in the library

·       Grade 4’s – Fire Expo Field Trip – 9:00am to 11:30am

Wednesday – April 10

·       Running Club @ 12:10pm in the gym (Grade 3,4,5)

·       Hold & Secure Drill @ 1:30pm

Thursday – April 11

·       OPEN HOUSE – 11:30am to 12:30pm and 4:30pm to 6:30pm

·       Young Entrepreneur Show in the gym – Grade 5 students

Friday – April 12 ·       Professional Development Day – no school for students

Reminders:

Attendance at school is important to us.  Please try to have your children at school on time and ready for school.  If your child is late, please remember to sign them in at the office before heading to class.  If your child is going to be away, please call the safe arrivals phone line: 250-478-1447 We are continually looking for volunteers for our “One to One Reading Program.”  Please contact Ms. V. Ives if you have some spare time to read with kids or if you know someone with some spare time. We have been experiencing some ongoing issues with speeders on both Goldstream Ave. and Jacklin Road.  The RCMP has set up speed traps to assist with this on our request, but please remind your children to always cross with the crossing guard at the cross-walk.  Parents dropping off students should do so at the back of the school (Matson Rd.) for safety reasons.
 
The hot lunch program is available to everyone. *If you need financial assistance in order for your child/children to participate in this program, please contact the school regarding our payment options. Read with your children every day. Children learn to read by practicing and listening to others read to them.  Try to build this into your daily routine if possible.  It will make a world of difference! We are collecting gently used books on our shelf in the foyer. The PAC is asking for gently used smaller toy donations for the Fun Fair. A donation bin is set up outside the office. Also if any families have a home business or work for a company that have anything they’d like to donate for the silent auction they can email  ruthkingpac@gmail.com.

 

 
 

April 2, 2018

Dear Ruth King Families,

Thursday, April 11th   has been set aside for early dismissal. Students will be dismissed 3 hours earlier on this day (at 11:23) and there will be no school on Friday April 12th as this is a Professional Development Day.

Your child’s classroom will be open from 11:30-12:30 and 4:30-6:30 to showcase student learning. Grade 5 students will also be displaying and selling their Young Entrepreneur Fair projects in the gym during this time. On Monday, April 15th, classes will have the opportunity to purchase items from the Fair, so students are welcome to bring money should they so choose.

If your child’s teacher requires a one on one meeting, the teacher will contact you to make arrangements.  If you would like to request a one on one meeting with your child’s teacher, please feel free to do so anytime.

We look forward to seeing you on April 11th.

Thank you,

Vicki Ives

Principal

Ruth King Elementary School

 
 

 Hello Parents/Guardians,

Welcome back to school everyone!  I am looking forward to seeing all your children’s smiling faces in the morning.  I hope you and your children have had a relaxing, yet eventful spring break and are well rested for the final term.  Our first day back will be April 1st which is April Fool’s Day.  Hopefully we will not have too many jokesters in the crowd, but a little joke never hurt anyone and often brings a smile to those around.

This Week:

Monday – April 1

 

·       8:45am Morning Assembly
Tuesday – April 2

·       Popcorn Day – $2 for popcorn or $2 for Smencils – PAC organized event, please email the PAC if you have questions ruthkingpac@gmail.com

·       Subway Lunch for those that have ordered.

Wednesday – April 3
Thursday – April 4

·       Boot Camp – am

·       Leadership Meeting in Ms. van der Leeden’s classroom at 12:10pm

·       Grade 5 Transition to Middle School meeting for all grade 5 students: 10:30-11:30am

Friday – April 5

·       Boot Camp – am

·       Jump Rope for Heart kick off assembly at 12:45 in the gym. Thanks to Ms. Hesse for organizing! Stay tuned for info about this coming soon!

Reminders:

Attendance at school is important to us.  Please try to have your children at school on time and ready for school.  If your child is late, please remember to sign them in at the office before heading up to class.  If your child is going to be away, please call the safe arrivals phone line: 250-478-1447 We are continually looking for volunteers for our “One to One Reading Program.”  Please contact Ms. V. Ives if you have some spare time to read with kids or if you know someone with some spare time. We have been experiencing some ongoing issues with speeders on both Goldstream Ave. and Jacklin Road.  The RCMP has set up speed traps to assist with this on our request, but please remind your children to always cross with the crossing guard at the cross-walk.  Parents dropping off students should do so at the back of the school (Matson Rd.) for safety reasons.
 
The hot lunch program is available to everyone. *If you need financial assistance in order for your child/children to participate in this program, please contact the school regarding our payment options. Read with your children every day. Children learn to read by practicing and listening to others read to them.  Try to build this into your daily routine if possible.  It will make a world of difference!  

 
 

 
 

Hello Parents/Guardians,

Thank you to all the parents who came out to support the grade 4’s during their “Young Entrepreneurs Expo” and for all the parents who came out to cheer for their child and the Ruth King basketball team during the Jamborees last week.  The students played hard and did an amazing job.  Thank you also to the coaches.

The time changed this weekend so you may find that everyone is just a little more tired.  Please try to get your children to bed a little earlier this week, to make up for the lost hour.  It is important that you try to get your child to school on time.  All those lost minutes do add up.  Have a great week everyone!

Monday – March 11

 

·        ArtsReach – gym closed for Ms.Morris’ class and Ms.Pinel’s class (am)

  • Grade 2’s – last swimming at Juan de Fuca

 

Tuesday – March 12

·        Popcorn Day – $2 for popcorn or $2 for Smencils – PAC organized event, please email the PAC if you have questions ruthkingpac@gmail.com

·        Subway orders are due to the school

·        PAC meeting in the library at 6:30pm

Wednesday – March 13

·        Robert Bateman Center Field Trip – 9:15am to 1:00pm (Ms. van der Leeden’s class)

·        ArtsReach – gym closed for Mr. Banister’sclass and Ms. Walker’s class (am)

Thursday – March 14

·        Boot Camp – am

·        Leadership Meeting with Ms. van der Leeden – 12:10pm

·        Luau Spring Dance – sponsored by the PAC (5:30pm to 7:30pm) – wear your beach attire

Friday – March 15

·        Boot Camp – am

·        Health Hustle – 1:30pm

·        Jersey Day – wear your favorite jersey to school today!

 
 

Ruth King Elementary School Mar.4th to 8th, 2019

The lost & found items are laid out in the front foyer, so please check it out to claim your child’s items.

Monday – March 4

 

·       Basketball practise at lunch

 

Tuesday – March 5

·       Popcorn Day – $2 for popcorn or $2 for Smencils – PAC organized event, please email the PAC if you have questions ruthkingpac@gmail.com

·       SUBWAY Lunch for those who pre-ordered.

·       Basketball Jamboree for girls

Wednesday – March 6 ·       Basketball Jamboree for boys

  •   Grade 5’s visit Spencer for a dance presentation in the afternoon
Thursday – March 7

·       Grade 4 Young Entrepreneurs

·       Leadership Meeting with Ms. van der Leeden – 12:10pm

Friday – March 8 ·       Grade 4 Young Entrepreneurs  – classes will be visiting the gym to check out the student “shops” and are welcome to purchase as well if they choose to.

  • Goldstream Nature Park: Div. 1, 11, 12, 13 (am)

Reminders:

  • The hot lunch program is available to everyone. *If you need financial assistance in order for your child/children to participate in this program, please contact the school regarding our payment options.
  • Please make sure to wait outside for your child afterschool, rather than coming into the school. The teachers find this to be the best as it does not cause distractions when trying to get their entire class ready for dismissal.
  • We are continually looking for volunteers for the “One to One Reading Program.” Please contact Ms. V. Ives if you have some spare time to read with kids or if you know someone with some spare time.
 
 

The “Before School Care Program” which is run out of our gym has had a surge of popularity and therefore we are now going to require that you register your child for the program so that we can keep track of who is using it.  We will start taking attendance next week and contact you directly to have you fill out forms for the program.  At the moment, there is no cost to the program and Superstore kindly donates much of the food that is used for the breakfast portion of the program.  At the moment, we only have two staff members and we need to track how many students are using the program so that we can make the appropriate changes to ensure the safety of all children and adults in the program.

As a side note, only Ruth King students should be attending this “Before School Program.” 

Monday – February 25

 

·       Monday Morning Meeting in the gym at 8:40am

 

Tuesday – February 26

·       Popcorn Day – $2 for popcorn or $2 for Smencils – PAC organized event, please email the PAC if you have questions ruthkingpac@gmail.com

·       SUBWAY Lunch for those who pre-ordered.

·       Candy Bone Theatre Performance – 1:00pm in the gym

·       Girls Basketball Game at Ruth King

·       Kindergarten Immunization Clinic at RK 2:30 – 3:50pm LIBRARY (You must sign up for appointments in the office)

·       Grade 5 Parent Night at Spencer Middle School 7-8pm

Wednesday – February 27

·       Pink Shirt Day – please wear a pink shirt to support anti-bullying and promote kindness to everyone within the school and community.

·       Girls Basketball Game at Savory

Thursday – February 28

·       Boot Camp (am)

·       Leadership Meeting with Ms. van der Leeden – 12:10pm

·       Boys Basketball Game at Savory

Friday – March 1 ·       Boot Camp (am)

 
 

SUBWAY LUNCHES: This is a message to all parents, whose child ordered Subway sandwiches for the month of February. Due to the school closure last Tuesday, students will receive an additional Subway sandwich meal on Tuesday, March 5. Regular delivery will take place on Tuesday, February 19 and Tuesday, February 26.

Monday – February 18

 

Family Day Province-Wide Holiday
Tuesday – February 19

·       Popcorn Day – $2 for popcorn or $2 for Smencils – PAC organized event, please email the PAC if you have questions ruthkingpac@gmail.com

·       SUBWAY Lunch for those who pre-ordered.

·       Skipping in the gym with Ms. Hesse 12:10pm

·       Leadership Meeting with Ms. Vanderleeden

·       Boys Basketball Game at Ruth King after school

·       PAC Meeting – in the library at 6:30pm

Wednesday – February 20 ·       Girls Basketball Game at Willway
Thursday – February 21

·       Boot Camp (am)

·       Boys Basketball Game at Happy Valley

Friday – February 22

·       Boot Camp (am)

·       Dress Like a 100 Year Old Day School Wide Event

·       100 Year Old Parade at 8:45am through the school (primary)

·       Health Hustle at 1:30pm

·       Candy Grams on sale in the foyer for $1.00

Reminders: