January – Literacy
January is Literacy Month at Swansea. We will be hosting a variety of events to promote literacy both at school and at home.
- weekly articles on how to support reading at home
- focus on guided reading in our classrooms
- literacy presentation at School Council
- Family Literacy Day – Monday, January 27th
- Teddy Bear Picnic
- Junior Book Chats
- Information Flyer
February – The Arts
First Term report cards will be sent home on Monday, February 10th. Teachers will be arranging interviews with parents who wish to discuss their child’s progress.
Movie Afternoon at Swansea! Save the date – Sunday February 9th. More details to follow. We will also need volunteers to assist and are looking for donations for a Silent Auction.
Swansea will be hosting its first ever Nuit Blanche on Thursday, February 20th. An evening to celebrate the arts, in its many forms.
March – New Beginnings
Registration for Full Day Kindergarten is on March 4, 5, and 6th. More details to follow.
April – Anti-Bullying
The Safe Schools Committee will be hosting Swansea’s 3rd Annual Pink Day on Wednesday, April 9th.
May – Musical
Musicals have returned to Swansea. This year’s presentation is The Little Mermaid on May 7th and 8th.
This is a massive undertaking and we are in need of your support – costumes, choreography, sound and lighting, publicity. If you are able to help please contact April Seward at firstname.lastname@example.org
June – Graduations
- Grade 8 graduation – Wednesday, June 25th
- Senior Kindergarten – Thursday, June 26th