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RECENT VENTURE HEIGHTS COMMUNICATION LETTERS THAT HAVE BEEN SEND OUT VIA EMAIL:

 

2021-2022 STAGGERED START FOR GRADE 1-8 STUDENTS – all of the elementary schools in Martensville are going to do a staggered start for the first two days.  Venture Heights will bring half of the kids (last names A-J) on September 1st, 2021 and half (last names K-Z) on September 2nd, 2021.  Friday September 3rd, 2021, will see all of the students attend.  You can contact Mr. Biberdorf at the school if you have any family conflicts around this – we can make adjustments as needed.

BUS LANE – is for buses only!  Yes, it is very inviting as a quick drive thru; however, due to Covid protocols this year, the front doors are being used as entrance/exit doors for some grades.  This increases the amount of students that are hanging around outside; in front of the school, which we want to avoid any unnecessary traffic.  There is plenty of street space to drop off or pick up your child.  Thank you!  

GRADE SIX & EIGHT IMMUNIZATION INFORMATION – click here for update:  Memo – Grade 6-8 immunizations_April 27_2021

BE GERM SMART – Saskatchewan Health Authority has sent out a Germ Smart letter to help to try and keep away those bugs.  Click here for more information:  Germ Smart School Letter

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

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.

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VHS SPORTS

Dates and Times of Practices/Games are Subject to Change

 


DIVISION WIDE CALENDAR FOR 2021/20222021-2022-School-Year-Calendar

VENTURE HEIGHTS SCHOOL YEAR CALENDARS FOR 2021/2022 –

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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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