Back to school:
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Last week we had a wonderful Easter holiday that was followed by … school.
Everyone came back from a week off hoping teachers would take it easy on them. The teachers smacked everyone down with massive pile of work instead. The teaching staff will be laying on the homework thick for the next while to make up for lost time thanks to snow days, and to get kids into fighting form for upcoming Provincial Achievement Tests (PATs).
Kids were seen doing ‘door stacking’ in the hallways during breaks. Now Mr. Kukurudza, our principal, has to look into more accident insurance for the school.
New this week:
We had an awesome hot lunch this week: Perogies and sausages with corn. Thank you SO MUCH to the parents who came in and cooked for us. You are amazing.
Parent teacher interviews are next Wednesday, April 17th and will be in the school gymnasium.
The MS Read-a-thon is now underway. All grade one to nine students are expected to read 1000 minutes each in the next three weeks. Please help our young readers and MS sufferers too by making a pledge of support.
Miss Tara Ference was baking chocolate chip cookies with the Gr. 1-3 class on Friday morning. They shared them with a grateful Gr. 4-6 class who may have burped a lot afterwards.
All junior and senior students were sent home with reports on Friday afternoon. Parents are asked to please review them with their children before interviews next week.
Altario Student Council is planning a 24 hour famine for April 25th and 26th . They are still looking for Jr/Sr parents to volunteer as chaperones. Volunteer cooks to help make breakfast on the morning of the 26th would also be appreciated.
Till next week, this is Ashlyn McCormick. Thanks for reading.
The week in pictures:
(Stacking picture by Mrs. McCormick. Perogie picture by Ashlyn McCormick.)[alpine-phototile-for-picasa-and-google-plus src=”user_album” uid=”110474512905376286766″ ualb=”5867991800967662417″ imgl=”fancybox” dltext=”Picasa” style=”wall” row=”4″ num=”200″ size=”220″ highlight=”1″ align=”center” max=”100″ nocredit=”1″]