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DAILY HEALTH CHECKLIST

Parents/Guardians are required to assess their child(ren) for symptoms of COVID-19 daily prior to sending them to school.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

  • If your child has a sniffle and / or a cough that is not their norm, then please keep them home for two or three days. This will allow you to see how things develop.
  • If the cough is normal to the child, such as an asthma issue or a seasonal allergy, please inform your class teacher of this so that they know what to expect.
  • Thank you for your support as we all figure this out.

Daily health Assessment FAQ and Flowchart


ABSENCES

If your child is going to be absent from school please email johnstubbs@sd62.bc.ca with the date, student’s name and grade in the subject line of the email.

LATE STUDENTS

Late students or students returning to school from an appointment, please have them go straight to their classroom. The teacher will call the office to notify us of their arrival.

To excuse you student’s late please email johnstubbs@sd62.bc.ca please make sure your students name and grade are in the email.

EARLY PICK UPS

If you need to pick your child up early from school during the school day, please come to the staff parking lot entrance door at the back of the school. Once you are at the doors please make yourself visible so we can see you from the office and call the office to sign your student out.


PARENT HANDBOOK

Please take a look at our Parent Handbook which outlines many procedure that have changed due to COVID19. As their are updates we will highlight them in yellow.

 
 

Dates to Remember:   

Dec 6 – Last day for book fair orders
Dec 7 – 11 – Toonie Drive
Dec 21 – Jan 1 –
Winter Break
Jan 4 – School Reopens
Feb 12 – Non-Instructional Day
Feb 15 – Family Day


School News:

TERM 1 REPORT CARDS AND POINTS OF PROGRESS

For Elementary families some teachers will be sending home paper report cards by December 18th while other teachers have been providing families with points of progress throughout the term. If you are unsure on the delivery of your student’s progress reports please email your student’s teacher directly.

For Middle School Students some teachers will be reporting through your MyEducation BC Family Portal Account, these reports will be published on December 4th. Other teachers have provided points of progress throughout the term. If you are unsure on the delivery of your student’s progress reports please email your student’s teacher directly.

For those receiving report cards through MyEducation BC REMEMBER to print your student’s report card for your records as they will expire from your portal account.

REMOTE LEARNERS RETURNING TO IN CLASS

Remote learners who would like to return to in-class learning can do so on January 4, 2021. In order to have your child return to in-class learning we must have written confirmation sent to dlisrael@sd62.bc.ca by no later than Friday December 11, 2020.

LIFETOUCH STUDENT PHOTOS

There have been questions regarding Lifetouch photo orders and when you might receive them. If your student had their photos taken at the school, the photos will come to the school. If you paid online the turnaround is much faster to receive your photos.  If you paid by cash/cheques, then there is a much longer turnaround. It takes about 2-3 weeks from the day you ordered  and paid for your photos for them to be printed and delivered to the school.

If your student is a remote learner and had their pictures taken at the Lifetouch studio then the pictures will be prepared for pickup at the studio, in this instance Lifetouch will be in contact with you when they are ready.

If you would like to check on your order please feel free to call Lifetouch at 1-866-457-8212

JOHN STUBBS TOONIE DRIVE

Please send your student in with a loonie or a toonie between Monday December 7th and Friday December 11th for our École John Stubbs Foodbank Toonie Drive. All money collected will be donated to the Goldstream foodbank. This is an opportunity for the students to support their community and help those in need during this very hard year. Don’t have any change at home? No problem! We will also have a donation section on the hot lunch page where you can donate online. All money should be given to the teacher, who will then forward it to the office. Food for thought: if each student brings in $2, we can raise $1700 for the foodbank! Amazing!

DRESS FOR THE WEATHER

As we head into our wet and cold months please dress your student(s) appropriately for the weather. We always make it a priority to send the children outside in most weather conditions. ALL students need a waterproof coat, boots or a change of shoes. It is helpful for them to have a change of clothes in the classroom or in their backpack.

MASK REMINDER

Thank you to all families for supporting John Stubbs’ efforts in following COVID-19 protocols. By wearing masks, you are helping to keep our students, staff and families as safe as possible. If we as a community are to limit the spread of COVID-19, we all need to make sure we are doing our part by wearing masks and socially distancing while dropping-off and picking up your child(ren) before and after school. Thank you for helping us keep the John Stubbs Community safe by doing your part!

PICK UP REMINDER

Please note that some teachers are required to lead their class through the courtyard up to the field each day after school. We ask that you help them get there safely by social distancing and making plenty of space for the class to pass by.

HAVE YOU REVIEWED YOUR STUDENT(S) VERIFICATION FORMS?

VERIFICATION REPORTS WILL EXPIRE FROM YOUR PORTAL ACCOUNT ON DECEMBER 18, 2020

Recently you received an email* notifying you that your student(‘s) verification forms have now been published in your MyEducation BC Family Portal Account. Please ensure you review this information sheet by logging in to your portal account. Please email johnstubbs@sd62.bc.ca with any changes that need to be made.

Student Verification Forms are a vital way to ensure the school has all your correct information on file. Please review such things as your address, contact phone numbers, those authorized to pick up your student and medical/legal alerts.

*Email notifications for the MyEducation Portal comes from sysadmin@myeducation.gov.bc.ca please double check your junk folders if you are having a hard time locating it.

CHRISTMAS SPIRIT AROUND JOHN STUBBS

 


Pac News:

PURDY’S CHOCOLATE ORDERS

If you placed a Purdy’s order, they will be ready for pickup (off school property) on:
Friday, December 4th 9:00am-5:00pm and Saturday, December 5th 9:00am-3:00pm.

The pickup address has been emailed to all who ordered. If you did not receive the email or you would like to make alternate arrangements for pickup, please contact Melissa (jspacpres@gmail.com).

Please wear a mask and remember to follow physical distancing measures and leave plenty of space on the porch when picking up your order.

SCHOLASTIC ARTIC ADVENTURE VIRTUAL BOOK FAIR

Scholastic Arctic Adventure Virtual Book Fair is now LIVE! Running November 23 to December 6. More information HERE

To order please visit: https://virtualbookfairs.scholastic.ca/pages/5152242

SHUTTERFLY FUNDRAISER

If you purchase holiday cards, photo books or other photo items from Shutterfly, consider shopping through our storefront:  http://jspac.shutterflystorefront.com/

Shutterfly will donate a small portion of all sales made through our storefront back to PAC.  This is an ongoing fundraiser with no deadlines, so don’t forget to use our storefront anytime you use Shutterfly.

MABEL’S LABELS FUNDRAISER

Purchasing labels?  Consider supporting PAC by ordering through our storefront:  https://mabelslabels.ca/en_CA/fundraising/ (search for John Stubbs PAC).

Mabel’s will donate a small portion of all sales made through our storefront back to PAC.  This fundraiser is ongoing with no deadlines!

Feel free to email Melissa (jspacpres@gmail.com) if there are questions regarding any of the PAC information.

Feel free to email Melissa (jspacpres@gmail.com) if there are questions regarding any of the PAC information. _____________________________________________________________________________________

District News and Links:

District Parent Letters and Information – Previously sent out by SD62

STRONG START EARLY LEARNING

Strong start is a free program where children aged 0-5, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, can participate in organized sessions for play activities, circle time, etc. Please click on the attached posted for more information.

 
 

LIFETOUCH STUDENT PHOTOS

There have been questions regarding Lifetouch photo orders and when you might receive them. If your student had their photos taken at the school, the photos will come to the school. If you paid online the turnaround is much faster to receive your photos.  If you paid by cash/cheques, then there is a much longer turnaround. It takes about 2-3 weeks from the day you ordered  and paid for your photos for them to be printed and delivered to the school.

If your student is a remote learner and had their pictures taken at the Lifetouch studio then the pictures will be prepared for pickup at the studio, in this instance Lifetouch will be in contact with you when they are ready.

If you would like to check on your order please feel free to call Lifetouch at 1-866-457-8212

 
 

Dates to Remember:   

Nov 26 – PJ Day!
Dec 21 –
Jan 1 – Winter Break
Jan 4 – School Reopens!


School News:

PJ DAY THIS THURSDAY

Pajama Day on Thursday November 26th!

DRESS FOR THE WEATHER

As we head into our wet and cold months please dress your student(s) appropriately for the weather. We always make it a priority to send the children outside in most weather conditions. ALL students need a waterproof coat, boots or a change of shoes and it is helpful for them to have a change of clothes in the classroom or in their backpack.

MASK REMINDER

Thank you to all families for supporting John Stubbs’ efforts in following COVID-19 protocols. By wearing masks, you are helping to keep our students, staff and families as safe as possible. If we as a community are to limit the spread of COVID-19, we all need to make sure we are doing our part by wearing masks and socially distancing while dropping-off and picking up your child(ren) before and after school. Thank you for helping us keep the John Stubbs Community safe by doing your part!

PICK UP REMINDER

Please note that some teachers are required to lead their class through the courtyard up to the field each day after school. We ask that you help them get there safely by social distancing and making plenty of space for the class to pass by.

HAVE YOU REVIEWED YOUR STUDENT(S) VERIFICATION FORMS?

Recently you received an email* notifying you that your student(‘s) verification forms have now been published in your MyEducation BC Family Portal Account. Please ensure you review this information sheet by logging in to your portal account. Please email johnstubbs@sd62.bc.ca with any changes that need to be made.

Student Verification Forms are a vital way to ensure the school has all your correct information on file. Please will review such things as your address, contact phone numbers, those authorized to pick up your student and medical/legal alerts.

*Email notifications for the MyEducation Portal comes from sysadmin@myeducation.gov.bc.ca please double check your junk folders if you are having a hard time locating it.


Pac News:

PURDYS CHOCOLATES

Purchase all your holiday sweets from the comfort of your home, with our Purdy’s fundraiser. Orders can be placed directly on our Purdy’s fundraising site: Purdys Chocolatier Group Savings and Fundraising Order deadline is TODAY (November 25) (deadline is firm).

This year’s catalogue can be found here: 2020 Purdy’s Catalog Orders will be ready for pickup at a non-school location on December 4.  Pickup address and more details will be sent closer to the date.

SCHOLASTIC ARTIC ADVENTURE VIRTUAL BOOK FAIR

Scholastic Arctic Adventure Virtual Book Fair is now LIVE! Running November 23 to December 6. More information HERE

To order please visit: https://virtualbookfairs.scholastic.ca/pages/5152242

POINSETTIAS – READY FOR PICKUP ON NOV. 27

Poinsettia orders will be ready for pickup (off campus) from 1 pm – 5 pm on Friday, November 27, and from 9 am – 12 pm on Saturday, November 28.

All people who placed orders have been emailed with the pickup address.  Please contact Melissa (jspacpres@gmail.com) if you need the address or directions.

Please wear a mask and remember to follow physical distancing measures and leave plenty of space on the porch when picking up your order.

SHUTTERFLY FUNDRAISER

If you purchase holiday cards, photo books or other photo items from Shutterfly, consider shopping through our storefront:  http://jspac.shutterflystorefront.com/

Shutterfly will donate a small portion of all sales made through our storefront back to PAC.  This is an ongoing fundraiser with no deadlines, so don’t forget to use our storefront anytime you use Shutterfly.

MABEL’S LABELS FUNDRAISER

Purchasing labels?  Consider supporting PAC by ordering through our storefront:  https://mabelslabels.ca/en_CA/fundraising/ (search for John Stubbs PAC).

Mabel’s will donate a small portion of all sales made through our storefront back to PAC.  This fundraiser is ongoing with no deadlines!

Feel free to email Melissa (jspacpres@gmail.com) if there are questions regarding any of the PAC information.

Feel free to email Melissa (jspacpres@gmail.com) if there are questions regarding any of the PAC information. 


District News and Links:

District Parent Letters and Information – Previously sent out by SD62

 
 

PJ Day this Thursday for the Whole School!

 
 

Scholastic Arctic Adventure Virtual Book Fair is now LIVE! The book fair will be open from November 23 to December 6. More information HERE

To order please visit: https://virtualbookfairs.scholastic.ca/pages/5152242

 
 

PARENTING WORKSHOPS

CONNECTING WITH OUR KIDS WHEN ANXIETY LEADS TO SOCIAL ISOLATION.

Parenting when our kid’s anxiety leads to social isolation is hard for everyone. A parent and counsellor talk about what anxiety and social isolation are, what it can look like and feel like for our kids and at-home strategies families can try and how important it is to connect with our children before doing the hard work of trying new things.

Registration Required for all communities: www.familysmart.ca/itk
Date for Victoria: Tuesday, November 24 at 4:00 pm
Cost: Free of Charge

 

 

PARENTING WITHOUT POWER STRUGGLES

Registration Required: Please contact numbers on attached poster
Date: Wednesdays 11:00am – 12:30pm
Cost: By Donation

 

 

 

 

 

EARLY DISMISSAL – NOVEMBER 19

All students will be released 3 hours early on November 19th and buses will be running 3 hours early after school. Please see the staggered release schedule below:
11:30 = If you have more than one child you would like to pick up at the same time, siblings grade 3 and up are welcome to pick up their younger siblings as needed and meet you at a designated pick up spot.
If both/all your children are Grade 2 or younger we ask that they stay with their class and leave at the times below:
11:35 = KG and Gr 2
11:40 = Gr 1, 4, and 6
11:45 = Gr 3 and 7
11:50 = Gr 5 and 8

ANNUAL STUDENT INFORMATION VERIFICATION FORMS

Recently you received an email* notifying you that your student(‘s) verification forms have now been published in your MyEducation BC Family Portal Account. Please ensure you review this information sheet by logging in to your portal account. Please email johnstubbs@sd62.bc.ca with any changes that need to be made.

Student Verification Forms are a vital way to ensure the school has all your correct information on file. You will review such things as your address, contact phone numbers, those authorized to pick up your student and medical/legal alerts.

*Email notifications for the MyEducation Portal comes from sysadmin@myeducation.gov.bc.ca please double check your junk folders if you are having a hard time locating it.

DRESS FOR THE WEATHER

LOTS OF RAIN THIS WEEK! As we head into our wet and cold months please dress your students appropriately for the weather. We always make it a priority to send the children outside in most weather conditions. ALL students need a waterproof coat and boots or a change of shoes.

MASK REMINDER

We need all parent/guardians to wear masks when they enter school property. This is to keep everyone on site safe and ensure our school does not become a hot spot for COVID-19


PICK UP REMINDER

Please note that some teachers are required to lead their class through the courtyard up to the field each day after school. We ask that you help them get there safely by social distancing and making plenty of space for the class to pass through.

_____________________________________________________________________________________

Pac News:

PURDYS CHOCOLATES

Purchase all your holiday sweets from the comfort of your home, with our Purdy’s fundraiser

Orders can be placed directly on our Purdy’s fundraising site:  https://fundraising.purdys.com/804822-79205

Order deadline is November 25 (deadline is firm). This year’s catalog can be found here:  2020 Purdy Catalog

Orders will be ready for pickup at a non-school location on December 4.  Pickup address and more details will be sent closer to the date.

SCHOLASTIC ARTIC ADVENTURE VIRTUAL BOOK FAIR

Scholastic Arctic Adventure Virtual Book Fair is coming! November 23 to December 6. More information on the Arctic Adventure Book Fair HERE

 

Feel free to email Melissa (jspacpres@gmail.com) if there are questions regarding any of the PAC information. _____________________________________________________________________________________

District News and Links:

District Parent Letters and Information – Previously sent out by SD62

 
 

PARENT / TEACHER INTERVIEWS

Your student’s teacher will communicate with you on how they will be delivering parent/teacher interviews. For those teacher’s choosing virtual appointments on November 19th you will need to book online at the following link: http://johnstubbs.schoolappointments.com The booking system will open on November 13th at 8:00am and close on November 17th at midnight. Mark your calendars so you do not miss the opportunity to book an appointment!

Parent Instructions for School Appointments

 
 

Dates to Remember:
                    
Nov 11
– Remembrance Day
Nov 19 – Early Dismissal details on staggered release to come and Parent/Teacher Interviews
Nov 20 – Non-Instructional Day
Dec 21 – Jan 1 – Winter Break
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School News:

PARENT / TEACHER INTERVIEWS

Your student’s teacher will communicate with you on how they will be delivering parent/teacher interviews. For those teacher’s choosing virtual appointments on November 19th you will need to book online at the following link: http://johnstubbs.schoolappointments.com The booking system will open on November 13th at 8:00am and close on November 17th at midnight. Mark your calendars so you do not miss the opportunity to book an appointment!

Parent Instructions for School Appointments

EARLY DISMISSAL – NOVEMBER 19

All students will be released 3 hours early on November 19th. Please see the staggered release schedule below:

11:30 = If you have more than one child you would like to pick up at the same time, siblings grade 3 and up are welcome to pick up their younger siblings as needed and meet you at a designated pick up spot.
If both/all your children are Grade 2 or younger we ask that they stay with their class and leave at the times below:
11:35
= KG and Gr 2
11:40
= Gr 1, 4, and 6
11:45
= Gr 3 and 7
11:50
= Gr 5 and 8

THANK YOU TO OUR PARENTS

Thank you to all our parents who had great patience during the John Stubbs’ power outage last Monday! Bravo!

WELCOME BACK REMOTE LEARNERS

This week we will be welcoming some of our remote learners back to in class learning. We are so excited to see some of our students return!

ANNUAL STUDENT INFORMATION VERIFICATION FORMS

Last week you received an email* notifying you that your student(‘s) verification forms have now been published in your MyEducation BC Family Portal Account. Please ensure you review this information sheet by logging in to your portal account. Please email johnstubbs@sd62.bc.ca with any changes that need to be made.

Student Verification Forms are a vital way to ensure the school has all your correct information on file. You will review such things as your address, contact phone numbers, those authorized to pick up your student and medical/legal alerts.

*Email notifications for the MyEducation Portal comes from sysadmin@myeducation.gov.bc.ca please double check your junk folders if you are having a hard time locating it.

DRESS FOR THE WEATHER

As we head into our wet and cold months please dress your students appropriately for the weather. We always make it a priority to send the children outside in most weather conditions.

 

_____________________________________________________________________________________

Pac News:

Just in time for the holiday season, PAC has two of our classic fundraisers ready for you to order from.

PURDYS CHOCOLATES

Purchase all your holiday sweets from the comfort of your home, with our Purdy’s fundraiser

Orders can be placed directly on our Purdy’s fundraising site:  https://fundraising.purdys.com/804822-79205

Order deadline is November 25 (deadline is firm). This year’s catalog can be found here:  2020 Purdy Catalog

Orders will be ready for pickup at a non-school location on December 4.  Pickup address and more details will be sent closer to the date.

Feel free to email Melissa (jspacpres@gmail.com) if there are questions regarding any of the PAC information. _____________________________________________________________________________________

District News and Links:

District Parent Letters and Information – Previously sent out by SD62

 

 
 

Dates to Remember:

Nov 10 –
Photo Retake Day
Nov 11 –
Remembrance Day
Nov 19 –
Early Dismissal details on staggered release to come
Nov 20 –
Non-Instructional Day
Dec 21 – Jan 1 –
Winter Break


School News:

ANNUAL STUDENT INFORMATION VERIFICATION FORMS

Today you will receive an email* notifying you that your student(‘s) verification forms have now been published in your MyEducation BC Family Portal Account. Please ensure you review this information sheet by logging in to your portal account. Please email johnstubbs@sd62.bc.ca with any changes that need to be made.

Student Verification Forms are a vital way to ensure the school has all your correct information on file. You will review such things as your address, contact phone numbers, those authorized to pick up your student and medical/legal alerts.

*Email notifications for the MyEducation Portal comes from sysadmin@myeducation.gov.bc.ca please double check your junk folders if you are having a hard time locating it.

LIFETOUCH SCHOOL PHOTO ORDERS

Do not miss the opportunity to order school photos. See attached poster for 10% discount code.
Remember! Retake day is on Tuesday November 10th!

DRESS FOR THE WEATHER

As we head into our wet and cold months please dress your students appropriately for the weather. We always make it a priority to send the children outside in most weather conditions.

REMEMBRANCE DAY ASSEMBLY

Our school would like to continue the tradition we started two years ago by recognizing families who are currently serving or who have served in the military.  During our Remembrance Day assembly, we will show a slide show with photos of those family members.  If you have sent photos in the past, your photo will remain in the slideshow.  You do not need to send it again.  We look forward to seeing your photos.  Please email them to Mellissa Ryan at mryan@sd62.bc.ca by November 6th at the latest.

REMOTE LEARNERS RETURNING TO IN CLASS

Remote learners who would like to return to in-class learning can do so on November 12, 2020. In order to have your child return to in-class learning we must have written confirmation sent to dlisrael@sd62.bc.ca by no later than Friday November 6, 2020.


Pac News:

Just in time for the holiday season, PAC has two of our classic fundraisers ready for you to order from.

POINSETTIAS FROM HILLTOP NURSERY

These gorgeous poinsettias are always a great way to start the holiday season. Orders can be placed directly on the hot lunch site (you will need to re-register for the 2020 school year; Access Code:  JSPAC2020):  https://johnstubbs.hotlunches.net/admin/

Order deadline is November 8 (deadline is firm this year). PDF of the brochure can be found here:  https://johnstubbs.hotlunches.net/admin/view-doc.php?dnum=10508

Orders will be ready for pickup at a non-school location on the afternoon of November 27.  Pickup location will be emailed to all those who ordered closer to the date.

PURDYS CHOCOLATES

Purchase all your holiday sweets from the comfort of your home, with our Purdy’s fundraiser

Orders can be placed directly on our Purdy’s fundraising site:  https://fundraising.purdys.com/804822-79205

Order deadline is November 25 (deadline is firm). This year’s catalog can be found here:  2020 Purdy Catalog

Orders will be ready for pickup at a non-school location on December 4.  Pickup address and more details will be sent closer to the date.

PAC MEETINGS

PAC meeting on Wednesday (November 4) at 6:30 pm via MS Teams.  We will set aside 30 mins at the end of the meeting to discuss thoughts/concerns about the proposed catchment review so that PAC can send those concerns to SD62.  Click here to join the meeting

Feel free to email Melissa (jspacpres@gmail.com) if there are questions!


District News and Links:

District Parent Letters and Information – Previously sent out by SD62

 
 
 
 
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