Happy New Year!
A few dates to keep in mind for the upcoming week.
We have another 4 day week since Friday, February 23rd is
a Professional Day!
Walton celebrates the Lunar New Year with the Lion Dance
on Tuesday, February 20th at 10:45am. We
are using a new group for this year’s performance. Parents are welcome to attend. Thanks to Mr. Chiang for arranging the
performance. Mr. Chiang also
writes: "Happy Lunar New Year! As
we say farewell to the year of rooster, we welcome the new year of the dog! In
the Walton classroom community, a variety of celebrations are happening: paper
lantern making, classroom calligraphy, Fly Over Canada and China special field
trip for the intermediate classes, classroom dances…etc. As the Mandarin team
leader of the school and on behalf of all the teachers here at Walton, I would
like to wish you a prosperous and healthy year with your family! Xin nian kuai le
(which is happy new year in Mandarin!!)."
I’d like to extend an invitation to families
who’d like to bring a personal item that represents their cultural
background to school to place in our
Display Case this month. Walton has a diverse community of learners! If you’d like
to send something along, please ensure it is accompanied with a brief
description that can be placed beside the item.
The display case will be kept locked.
We’ll display items for the week of February 19-March 2nd.
We’ve noticed that students have been arriving on time
more frequently in the past few weeks.
Thank you! We are tracking
students who are chronically arriving late.
You will be receiving your child’s second term report
card on Friday, March 16th. March 16th
is also the last day before Spring Break!
Also, if you are long range planner, you'll notice that
we've started to put up dates (holidays, professional days, etc.) for 2018-2019
into our school website calendar. These
dates are determined by the school board.
There are still two more school based professional days that we have yet
to add. Please be mindful that some of
the dates in February 2019 may change with the announcement that BC Family is
moving to the third Monday. http://www.sd43.bc.ca/school/walton