This Week May 2nd – May 6th
**NOTE FROM Ms Eberle**
A quick notice to parents that a number of parking complaints have come forward from the community and our RCMP liaison has been on site to assist. A quick reminder to parents to ensure that posted parking sign requirements are met, ensure crosswalks are being used and please keep driveways and staff parking accessible.
Please follow the guidelines and help out as our parking lot can be very busy. Adhering to the rules keeps everyone safe! Thank you for your help!
**Emergency Preparedness Week**
Fire, Earthquake and Code Red Drills are practiced thoughout the year at LMCS. During Preparedness Week, teachers have been encouraged to play a fun game that is designed to raise awareness about emergency preparedness and more specifically, test the student’s knowledge on emergency preparedness kits!
Here is a link parents can check out to learn more: Get Prepared
Wednesday, MAY 4th
- Kindergarten Orientation
Thursday, MAY 5th
- Reconciliation Assembly-1:00pm
Friday, MAY 6th
- District-Wide Professional Day-No School
Monday, MAY 9th
- Early Dismissal 1:25pm
Thursday, MAY 12th
- PAC Meeting: 6:45pm
IF YOU WILL BE ATTENDING THE MEETING AND NEED CHILDMINDING
PLEASE EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, MAY 13th
- Fun Lunch:Taco Del Mar
~~~~~~~~ IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR GRADUATING GRADE 5 STUDENTS~~~~~~~~
Due to overcrowding at Yorkson Creek:
In order to ascertain that those planning on attending YCMS in September 2016 live in the catchment, the District is requiring that ALL families with a child entering grade 6 verify their address and proof of student age (birth certificate, certificate of citizenship, court order or passport, for example) at YCMS on any of the following dates:
Wednesday, May 11th from 3:30pm – 7:30pm
Thursday, May 12th from 3:30pm – 7:30pm
Saturday, May 14th from 8:00am – 12:00pm
Tuesday, May 17th from 3:30pm – 7:30pm
Wednesday, May 18th from 3:30pm – 7:30pm
It is imperative that all families undertake this request. Confirming your residency, by 7:30 pm on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 ensures that your child is registered at the school for September 2016.
Please see full letter here–> Letter to Parents Willoughby Slope Grade 5
A Message from Yorkson Creek:
Dear Current and Future Yorkson Creek Parent(s) / Guardian(s):
Election of the Yorkson Creek Middle School PAC Executive for the 2016/2017 school year will be held at the YCMS PAC General Meeting and AGM scheduled for TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016 in the Learning Commons of Yorkson Creek Middle School at 7:00 p.m.
All voting must be done in person; no proxy votes will be accepted. Nominations will be accepted up until May 31, 2015 at 7:05 p.m. for the following Executive Positions:
Member-at-Large: Event Coordinator
Member-at-Large: Grade 6 Representative
Member-at-Large: Grade 7 Representative
Member-at-Large: Grade 8 Representative
District PAC Representative (DPAC)
Details and information on these roles can be found in Section XI – Duties of Officers in the constitution which can be found on the PAC website.
In order to become nominated for any of the above roles you must have TWO voting members nominate you. A voting member is any parent/guardian whose child will be enrolled in the Yorkson Creek Middle School in the 2016/2017 school year. Further information about the election process can be found in the constitution under Section VIII – Election of Executive Officers.
There are other opportunities to get involved at the Yorkson Creek Middle School by joining sub-committees. These committees will be appointed by the Executive PAC and will report directly to the Executive. Examples of possible committees are hot lunch, volunteers, traffic, and fundraising.
Please fill out the attached form and email it to email@example.com or bring it with you the evening of the elections, ensuring it is submitted before the deadline indicated above.
Yorkson Creek Middle School
Saturday, MAY 7th
INFORMATION COMING SOON!
ONGOING LMCA Programs:
MORNING DROP-IN GYM:
***Drop in fees for morning gym have purchased a new gymnastics mat for the school***
THE LMCA and Langley Meadows PE Teachers work together to offer open gym Mon-Thurs mornings from 8:10-8:40.
Monday: Grade 4 & 5
Tuesday & Thursday: Grade 1-5
Wednesday: Grade 1-3
Drop-In Fee $1.00 and all proceeds go towards new gym equipment!
Yoga runs Monday evenings from 6:20-7:20pm in the multi-purpose room at Langley Meadows. All levels are welcome to attend, please bring your own mat and a water bottle.
Drop-In Fee of $7.00
The Langley Meadows Running Group meets in the school parking lot every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday at 6:30pm for an (approximately) hour run/walk. Both beginner and experienced runners are welcome. Please check out our facebook page (Langley Meadows Running Group) for daily/weekly schedule updates.
This popular open gym program for students in grades 5-7 operates in conjunction with Youth Unlimited from our school gym every Friday evening from 6:00-8:00pm.
ENJOY YOUR WEEK EVERYONE!