Monday, we hosted our Orange Shirt Day assembly. The message was ‘every
child matters’. There were messages of acceptance, understanding and
learning that we gather from our First Nations’ peoples. We were
fortunate to have Mr. MacKay from our Aboriginal Education department speak to
are just shy of raising $5000! Although Mr. Mah and Ms. Kemp won’t likely
get a pie in the face (our goal is $10000), but the students might get an extra
recess! Please consider donating as we do our final push to raise as much
money for cancer research! Here are three opportunities for donating:
- Toonie Tuesday for Terry! Please bring a toonie
- On Wednesday we will host our final Freezie
sale! Each Freezie will be $00.
- You can also donate online: https://secure.terryfox.ca/registrant/TeamFundraisingPage.aspx?Referrer=%26Referrer%3dhttps%253a%252f%252fwww.terryfox.org%252fschoolrun%252fparents%252f&TeamID=851210#&panel1-1
school goal continues to be developing our social emotional learning abilities
in our students. We would like for parents to start using the language at
home as well.
is a summary of the four colours that we use:
The Red Zone is used to
describe extremely heightened states of alertness and intense emotions. A
person may be elated or experiencing anger, rage, explosive behavior,
devastation, or terror when in the Red Zone.
The Yellow Zone is also used to describe a heightened state of
alertness and elevated emotions, however one has more control when they are in
the Yellow Zone. A person may be experiencing stress, frustration,
anxiety, excitement, silliness, the wiggles, or nervousness when in the Yellow
The Green Zone is
used to describe a calm state of alertness. A person may be described as happy,
focused, content, or ready to learn when in the Green Zone. This is the
zone where optimal learning occurs.
The Blue Zone is
used to describe low states of alertness and down feelings such as when one
feels sad, tired, sick, or bored.
will be receiving your child’s interim report on Friday, October 18th.
This is a checklist that covers basic work habits and behaviour. You will
receive the first formal report card on Friday, December 6th.
Day is Monday, October 14th. School will be closed.
Mandarin Bilingual classes have been using a new program to help with their
instruction! It’s called the AIM program. Mrs. Shum piloted
the program last year and now we want to use it in all of our Mandarin classes.
Thanks to Mrs. Shum for leading the Mandarin teachers to help implement
Walton PAC has generously funded three special performances for our
school! Parents are welcome to join us for these events.
- West My Friend (Canadian
Folk Songs and Stories) - November 21, 2019 at 01:30 PM
- Vancouver TheatreSports
League (Improve Comedy) - February 13, 2020 at 09:15 AM
- The Walrus (The Beatles
Songbook) - May 15, 2020 at 01:15 PM
Thanksgiving Day, (School Closed) Monday, Oct. 14
Walton Turns 30, Friday, Oct. 18
Interim Reports, Friday, Oct. 18
Election Day, Monday, Oct. 21 (Walton’s gym will be
Provincial Pro. D., (School Closed) Friday, Oct. 25
Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 31