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DRESS CODE – We ask that our students dress modestly and respectfully for an elementary school. Different forms of dress are appropriate in different situations. Clothing that may be appropriate at home or at the beach, for example, may not be appropriate at school or school functions.
· Midriff bearing, backless, or revealing tops should not be worn in school.
· Shorts and skirts should also be a reasonable length; not too short or revealing.
· Clothing bearing slogans or images which are vulgar, profane, sexual, or demeaning or that advertise / promote the use of alcohol, drugs, or tobacco products are not permitted in school.

YOUTUBE CHANNEL – Mr. Zintel has crafted a YouTube channel to share a few of the projects students are creating at VHS.  Videos are posted with student permission.  Please check out the channel and subscribe.  New content will be added in the weeks to come.     https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC91cFJt9ztFu_EPRpxOl4wQ

HEALTHY HUNGER LUNCHES – is your son or daughter wanting to enjoy some different lunches offered to the school?  Click here for instructions:  healthy hunger parent letter   Register on-line at http://www.healthyhunger.ca

SCHOOL DOORS – reminder to all students to use your proper door when coming to school and these are not the front doors!  Even if it is a red recess, you still need to use your proper doors as they will be unlocked.  Parents, you need to drop your child off close to their own doors please, NOT THE FRONT DOORS!!!!

CELL PHONES AT VENTURE HEIGHTS –

K-4 Cell Phone Usage:  Due to the abundance of the technology that is provided at school, there is no need to send a device to school. These devices are only brought so kids can listen to music or play games neither of which are a necessity in the school day.  If emergencies arise, parents can always get in touch with their children by simply phoning the office.  Some exceptions for individual classroom teachers may be made in coordination with the school administration.

Grade 5-8 Cell Phone Usage : Due to the abundance of the technology that is provided at school, there is no need to send a device to school. If emergencies arise, parents can always get in touch with their children by simply phoning the office. Additionally, all classrooms now have a telephone, so connecting with students will be even more efficient. Some exceptions for individual classroom teachers may be made in coordination with the school administration.

Cell phone use will not be permitted inside the school building during school hours. Students who have cell phones in classrooms or in the hallways will have them taken away and given to the homeroom teacher.   Phones can be retrieved at the end of the day. Third time offenders will be dealt with by the school administration.

BUS LANES –  the number of vehicles driving in bus lanes after school is increasing significantly.  What is worse is that we are seeing daily occurrences of vehicles driving past buses with their stop arms out.  This is a very serious safety concern and it needs to stop.  The RCMP will be increasing their watch of this situation and people will be getting ticketed.

This is a very simple problem to fix – No One Needs To Drive In The Bus Lanes!

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VHS SPORTS

Gr. 2-8 Marafun/ONtrack – is up and running (literally).  Practices run after school on Wednesdays from 3:20-4:00 pm.  Marafun/ONtrack Marathon is on Sunday May 26th.

Gr. 7/8 Track & Field – is up and going as well.  Practice schedules are posted up in the school, as well as in the daily announcements.

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SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR FOR 2018/2019 – click here:  2018-2019 School Year Calendar

KINDERGARTEN FULL YEAR CALENDAR FOR 2018/2019 – click here:  Kindergarten Calendar 2018-2019

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IN-TOWN AND RURAL BUS CANCELLATION INFORMATION – For information on in-town bus cancellations, click here.  For information on rural bus cancellations, click here.

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