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Voyageurs News – November 5th

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November Break

All Black Gold School will be closed from November 8th to 12th for a mid-term break.

Please be aware that at this time, unvaccinated children travelling outside of Canada can’t attend school for 14 days upon return to the country.

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/awareness-resources/unvaccinated-children-under-12-without-symptoms-travelling-fully-vaccinated-parents-guardians.html

Happy Diwali!

Happy Diwali to any of our families celebrating the festival of lights.

Remembrance Day

In addition to the video prepared by our school, classes may have used some of these resources shared by the Canadian Armed Forces which included a Remembrance Day Video made especially for our school by Captain Myung Yang (Signal Officer in the Canadian Army, Base Shilo).

·         CAF speakers delivering a message specific for children in kindergarten to grade 2  

·         CAF speakers delivering a message specific for youths in grade 3 to 6

·         Cadets and Junior Canadian Rangers delivering a message specific for teens in grade 7 to 12

·         CAF speakers delivering a general message for audiences of all ages

·         Veterans’ Week Q&A with Brigadier-General Jamie Spieser-Blanchet, commander of Cadets and Junior Canadian Rangers

The CAF speaker’s videos will be available for sharing on our social media channels, including Facebook (Canadian Armed Forces) and Twitter [@CanadianForces].

·         O Canada – performed by members of various Canadian Armed Forces Bands

·         The Lament – Flowers of the Forest – performed by Cpl Timothy Reid of the Royal Canadian Air Force Pipes and Drums

·         The Rouse – performed by The Stadacona Band of the Royal Canadian Navy

·         The Last Post – performed by The Stadacona Band of the Royal Canadian Navy

·         In Memoriam: For the Fallen (English narration) – performed by La Musique du Royal 22e Régiment

·         Vimy 2021 – performed by La Musique du Royal 22e Régiment

·         “Highway of Heroes”  – Remembrance Video featuring the song by The Trews

·         Faces of Freedom video collection from Veterans’ Affairs Canada

·         For My Country original musical tribute to the No 2 Construction Battalion performed by The Stadacona Band of the Royal Canadian Navy

·         For My Country (interview with composer PO2 Nevawn Patrick)  –  find out what inspired the composer to create this piece in honor of the No 2 Construction Battalion

Student, Parent, Teacher Conferences

Student, Parent, Teacher Conferences will be held virtually (via Google Meet) the week of November 22nd to 25th. Homeroom teachers will be sending out sign up information to parents soon. 

Air Quality

Idle-Free Zones

To help improve the air quality indoors and out, we request that drivers in our parking lots and drive-thrus turn off vehicle engines during drop-off and pick-up.

City of Beaumont Idle-Free By-Law

https://www.beaumont.ab.ca/DocumentCenter/View/101/Idle-Free-PDF

Be Scent-sitive

We have students and staff who have allergies and sensitivities to some perfumes and strong scents. We ask that all students and staff be considerate to how strong scents may negatively affect others in shared spaces.

Utensils

We are happy to provide disposable utensils to students who may have lost or forgotten to pack a utensil for their snack or lunch. However, we would like to encourage our students and families to remember to pack reusable utensils from home when needed.

Crazy Hair Day – November 18

Students and staff are encouraged to participate in Crazy Hair Day by coming to school with creative hairstyles.

Wear Blue Day – November 19

https://www.un.org/en/observances/world-childrens-day

In recognition of the United Nations World Children’s Day on November 20, we encourage all students and staff to wear something blue on Friday, November 19.

School Council and Fundraising Society

Upcoming Meetings

Everybody is welcome to join as our School Council and Fundraising Society meet online on November 15th.  The following meeting information is also available on the ÉCVS website under the School Council and Fundraising Society pages.  This is a great opportunity to stay engaged with our school community!

École Champs Vallée School Council

Online with Google Meet

November 15th, 2021 at 7:30pm

Click here for the Meeting Link

Click here for the Agenda

Click here for September AGM Minutes

Email ecvs.council@blackgold.ca with any questions

Champs Vallée Fundraising Society

Online with Google Meet

November 15th, 2021 at 6:30pm

Click here for Meeting Link

Click here for Agenda

Click here for October meeting minutes

Email cvfundraisingsociety@gmail.com with any questions

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