From the Principal’s Desk — March 2, 2011

Senior Interlude

  • Grade 7 & 8 students will be performing in the gym on Thursday, March 10th, 7:00 – 8:00 pm.  Information flyer will be send home with the students on Wednesday.

Homework Club

  • There will be homework club starting after March Break in the library, Tuesday and Thursday, 3:15 – 4:00.
  • This is open to all junior students (grade 4-6) who would like a quiet place to study, complete their homework or catch up on their reading.
  • Please note this will not be a tutoring session, but teachers will be available to help clarify questions students may have.A full information flyer will be sent out after March Break.

Swansea’s Eco-Team

  • Swansea will be participating in Earth Hour on Friday, March 25th from 2 – 3 pm.  Families are encouraged to participate in the official Earth Hour on March 26, 8 – 9 pm.
  • Swansea‘s Earth Day will be Friday, April 29th.  We will be cleaning up our school yard and local neighbourhood. E-Waste disposal is coming to Swansea on Saturday, April 30th.  Further details will be provided next week.

Student Dress Code

  • As the weather warms up we want to remind students and parents of Swansea’s dress code.  We ask parents to supervise what their children are wearing to school to ensure it is appropriate.
  • All clothing is to be worn in a manner that is respectful and in good taste for a learning setting.
  • Clothing must not be provocative.  It must not expose private parts or underwear.  All tops must meet bottoms.  Shorts and skirts must be mid-thigh in length or longer.  Spaghetti strap tops are not appropriate.
  • Clothing with offensive language or clothing that disparages any gender, race, creed, ethnic or religious group is strictly prohibited.

Karen Ridley


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