School News

Bike to School Week

posted by Alisha Summers

Dear Central PS Families, 

Spring is here, bringing warmer weather and longer days. It’s a great time of year to walk, bike or roll to school. Using these modes of active transportation helps to reduce congestion, improve air quality and promote health. Students who travel to school actively arrive at school more alert, focused and ready to learn. 

For these reasons, our school is participating in Bike to School Week, and we invite your child to participate. It might be called Bike to School Week, but it is really about promoting all forms of active transportation - walking, biking and rolling (scooters, skateboards, roller blades, wheelchairs and more). Schools that participate have the opportunity to replace or enhance their school’s bike racks by participating!

Date /Time/ Event description: Ride, scooter, skateboard or walk to school each day beginning Monday May 28th through Thursday May 31st. Bikes and scooters can be locked at the bike racks (or fence) located on the back field by the parking lot. 

Bike to School Week is a celebration of cycling and active transportation. Schools, public health offices, municipalities and regions across Ontario are coordinating activities focused on Bike to School Week, to promote and support cycling to school. Visit biketoschoolweek.ca, or contact the school office for more information about our school’s event. 

Sincerely,
The Staff at Central Public School

Communication

posted May 15, 2018, 8:29 AM by Beverley Leckie   [ updated May 15, 2018, 11:15 AM ]

Communication: 
Did you know we are on Twitter? Follow us @CPS_Chatter (see our web page for the link). 

We also encourage you to download the new HDSB app to your phone. It's a great way to stay connected to the school and board, gives School Cash Online and Absence Reporting access. and more!  Look for "Halton District School Board" in the app store!

School Council Meeting

posted May 15, 2018, 8:27 AM by Beverley Leckie   [ updated May 15, 2018, 11:14 AM ]

School Council Meeting:
Our next School Council meeting is on Tues. June 5th at 6:30 pm. We hope to see you there!

Crash Rhythm

posted May 15, 2018, 8:26 AM by Beverley Leckie   [ updated May 15, 2018, 11:13 AM ]

Crash Rhythm: “Crash Rhythm” is coming to Central on June 4th and 6th! Crash is a program presented by Hilary Whiskin. Each class from grade 1-6 will have one period with the presenter. She will use drums to inspire students and lead them through conduction, improvising, playing in an ensemble, songwriting and jamming. We thank the Parent Council for allowing us to use funds from the Bake Sale to pay for this exciting opportunity. 

Talent Show

posted May 15, 2018, 8:23 AM by Beverley Leckie   [ updated May 15, 2018, 11:37 AM ]

Talent Show:
Sign up sheets for any students wishing to audition for the talent show at Central will be posted by the Music room on Monday, May 14th, and will remain there for the week. Auditions are held on May 22, 23, 24, 25, during 2nd nutrition break (bring lunches). 
Students must bring any materials they may require for their audition on the day they choose (e.g., music for singing/dance, props, instruments). Costumes not necessary for auditions. 

Following auditions, a list will be posted of all students chosen to perform at the Talent Show. Rehearsal times and dates will be announced for those chosen to perform. 

The Talent Show will be held on Wednesday, June 27th during period 1 and 2 for grade 1 - 6. The kindergarten classes will attend an abbreviated version of the original show during period 3 that same day.

Stream of Dreams

posted May 15, 2018, 8:21 AM by Beverley Leckie   [ updated May 15, 2018, 11:12 AM ]

Stream of Dreams: 
We had a great week painting fish and learning about the watershed! Hopefully your children were able to tell you about all that they learned. Fish installation will take place after some fence repairs. Thanks to the parent volunteers who came out to help support us through this project!

Kilometre Club

posted May 15, 2018, 8:20 AM by Beverley Leckie   [ updated May 15, 2018, 11:12 AM ]

Kilometre Club: 
We were very lucky with the weather this week and had four glorious days for Km Club. Next week will be the last week. Thanks to our wonderful parent volunteers who cheer the kids on, hand out popsicle sticks and do the daily tallies of the many, many laps run each day. 

Visitors to the School

posted May 15, 2018, 8:18 AM by Beverley Leckie   [ updated May 15, 2018, 11:11 AM ]

Visitors to the School: 
Please remember that all visitors must report to the office upon entry to let us know that you’re here. In order to ensure the safety of our students, we respectfully ask all visitors to follow this process. 

Anaphylaxis Reminder

posted May 15, 2018, 8:14 AM by Beverley Leckie   [ updated May 15, 2018, 11:11 AM ]

Anaphylaxis Reminder: 
We have students at Central who have severe life-threatening allergies. Please be mindful when packing your child’s lunch and snacks to ensure they are free of peanuts and tree nuts. We appreciate your support in keeping our children safe. 

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