Valley Manor School

Working Together for Student Success

Tuesday, June 26th- Daily Announcements

1.Congratulations to our Grade 8’s on a successful Farewell last night.  We hope you all enjoyed the evening.  Thank you to all the parents, grandparents, invited guests and staff that were in attendance.  Thank you to the Grade 7 classes for the delicious treats and for attending the dance as well.  Grade 8’s are off to Saskatoon this morning for their annual Bike Trip.  We hope you have a great/safe trip!

2. Our Gr. 5/6’s and 6’s are off to Clip N Climb today.  We hope you have a great day on their fantastic course today.  Be safe and have fun!

3. School Jersey’s-Please hand them in to Mr. Cox right away!

Happy Birthday: Matthew S. (6) and Sofia T. (K)

July 10-29 Birthdays: Gracie C (5), Caleb G. (6), Brooklyn J. (2), Owen C. (1), Callen F. (1), Brielle M. (1), Lukas A. (2), Kyuss B. (3), Molly R. (1), Caelan S. (7), Haidyn Y. (2), Alexa F. (3), Dilon H. (7), Andrea T (K), Liam W. (2), Ryder A. (6), Briyanna R. (5), Kane S. (7), Jaden A. (1), Mason L. (7), Nicko K. (6), Finn R. (8), Nico D. (3), Abi D. (8), Levi M. (1),  Jakson D. (7), Dominick R. (7), Latrell B. (7), Avery L. (K), Nevin V. (6) and Kinsey I. (2)

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Monday, June 25th Announcements

Good Morning Mustangs and welcome to the last Monday of the school year!

Woodlands- A reminder to students to stay out of the woodlands until the area dries up.

Track Jerseys- Please return to Mr. Cox ASAP! We have your number so please don’t make us come looking for you!

Sharing Time Before and After School Program- Spots are still available for this program being run out of VMS beginning in the fall. Please see the attached registration form.

Have a great day!

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Friday, June 22nd- Daily Announcements

1.Safety Patrol- All Patrollers are invited to a Pizza Lunch on Monday as a thank you for their service this year.

2. Track Jersey’s- All remaining Track Jersey’s need to be handed in ASAP.  Thank you to those Gr. 4 to 6 students who have already handed their in.

3. Lost and Found- Four days left to check for missing items.  Please remember to check the boot racks in your area for left over winter/rubber boots and extra shoes.  Please take these items home.

Happy Birthday: None today, On the 23rd: Presley M. (3), Taylor T. (6) and Robert W. (K) On the 24th: Blake F. (4) and Kalenna P.K. (4)

July 1-9th Birthdays: Brayden D. (1), Garrett G. (3), Marcus N. (K) Shelby S. (8), Nolan W. (4), Elliot C (K), Liam S. (8), Danielle H. (7), Noah S. (2) and Grady M. (6)

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LATE BUS

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE BLACK BUS IS RUNNING ABOUT 10 MINUTES LATE TODAY.

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Information on Classroom Placements for the 2018-2019 School Year

Each May and June, Valley Manor School staff engage in an exhaustive process of creating class lists for the following school year. Our goal is to place students in a setting that is appropriate for each child individually and for the group as a whole.  The final placement of a child is a school-based decision that is made using, for example, some of the following criteria:

Academic needs

Social needs (individual and group)

Academic diversity of the group

Special needs

Additional Classroom assistance (EA Support)

Independence / dependence

Role models

Positive / negative student relationships

Balance of males to females

Consultation with other staff involved (resource teacher, consultants, etc.)

Receiving teachers

 

Due to the complexities of placing students in classes,  these decisions are considered complete and final by the time report cards go home.  Students will be made aware of who their homeroom teacher is when they receive their June report card on June 27th.

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Thursday, June 21st-Daily Announcements

Today is National Indigenous People’s Day so we would like to recognize that we are on Treaty 6 Territory, the traditional lands of the Cree, Dene, Nakota, Saulteaux, and Ojibwe, and the homeland of the Métis.

Today is also the first official day of Summer which means it is the longest day of the year!

1.Congratulation to the 75 Grade 4 to 6 students and our 4 staff (Mrs. Kozak, Mrs. Bollinger, Mr. Gartner and Mr. Cox) for braving the heat and who participated in the first ever Tri-V (Valley, Venture, Vista) Track and Field Meet at Venture Heights School yesterday.  It was a great day of competition and having fun.  Congratulations to Grady S-R (5) and Ezekiel T. (6) for being the top athletes in their age group.  The final team results were: Third Place-Lake Vista with an average of 1.95 points per student, Second Place-Valley Manor with an average of 2.11 points per student and First-Venture Heights with an average of 2.81 points per student.

2. School Jerseys- Yesterday’s track people, please hand in your school jersey today if you have it.  If you do not have it, please bring it tomorrow.  You can drop it off in Mr. Cox’s office.  Please be on the lookout for jerseys as you start to clean up your classroom, lockers, and backpacks next week!  Thank you!

3. Lost and Found- 5 days to look for lost items at the rack or grey bin.  All unclaimed items will be donated to charity this summer!

Happy Birthday: Karys K. (6) and Katie R. (3)

 

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