June 7, 2017
Neilburg Composite School Newsletter
June 8 Grade 3 Field Trip
June 12 SRC BBQ and Canada 150 Celebrations – Wear red & white
June 16 Grade 4/5 Field Trip
June 21 Due date for “Back to School Solutions” supply lists through the school
June 22 Grade 6-12 Awards Day at 2:00 pm in the gym
June 23-28 H.S. Final Exams
June 30 Students pick up report cards in AM
Aug. 4 Due date for online “Back to School Solutions” supply lists orders
Sept. 5 Classes start for 2017-18 school year
Canada Day 150 at N.C.S.-Monday, June 12 _BBQ-Entertainment-Drone picture
Neilburg Composite School is hosting a Canada 150 Celebration on Monday, June 12. The kickoff is a cash BBQ of burgers & hot dogs from 11:30-1:00 pm. Plain burger is $2.50 Cheese burger $3.00, Hot dog $2.00. Water or milk and ice cream treats will all be for sale as usual. Parents may pre-order on School Cash On-line. After lunch at 1:15 pm, we meet in the gymnasium for entertainment & then it’s outside for a picture of the school & community people with a fly over drone. Please accept this as your invitation to celebrate with NCS.
TRI-MEET IN MAIDSTONE – JUNE 6TH
Congratulations to all grade 3-6 students who took part in the Tri-Meet. Many students came back with ribbons. Four students brought home medals in their age group:
Aliana Worman – age 9 girls
Kailee Johnston – age 10 girls
Tristian Ducherer – age 10 boys
Devon Whitney – age 12 boys
Aliana Worman set in a new record at 124 cm in high jump that had been 117 cm since 2006! She was the only record setter from all three schools!!
Student did very well in the relays too.
Age 9 boys – 1st place, Age 9 girls – 1st place, Age 10 boys – 3rd place, Age 11 girls – 2nd place.
Thanks to everyone coming and taking part! You represented Neilburg Composite School well.
2016-2017 HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS DAY AND AWARD NOMINEES
NCS will host the annual Awards Day event on Thursday, June 22 at 2:00 in the school gym. The event will recognize Grade 6-12 students that have shown excellence in academics, athletics and personal values in our school. Honour roll certificate recipients will be recognized.
Below is a list of nominees for the major awards:
Elsie Edwards Memorial Award (Senior Athlete of the Year)
Boys: Carter Cammidge, Ethan Moir, Kale Pewapisconias
Girls: Jordan Czerniak, Jenna McGarry, Jordan McGarry
Junior Athlete of the Year
Boys: Konnor Hiscock, Henry Peters, Braxton Snell, Dustin Zweifel
Girls: Ethel Borja, Ashlyn Loy, Hannah O’Grady
Doug Park Track Award
Carter Cammidge, Ethan Moir, Kale Pewapisconias
Dallas Ball Memorial Award for Dedication in Sports
Mackenzie Houk, Kale Pewapisconias, Denaya Roznowski
Spirit of Youth Award
Criteria: a Div. IV student who shows leadership ability, a cooperative attitude, good academic standing and participates socially, academically and athletically in school and community activities. (students nominate, staff consensus decides)
Laurence Facun, Ethan Moir, Colby Urlacher
Doolittle Award for Most Improved Student
Travis Morgan, Allie Ostrom, Jake Paziuk
Criteria: awarded to a student who possesses the following qualities – ability to get along with teachers & peers, personality and attitude (marks are not considered)
Mackenzie Houk, Bradley Lambert, Wyatt Marshall, Denaya Roznowski, Jarrod Ryan
Outstanding Student of the Year
Criteria: chosen by staff for contribution to all activities, both curricular and extra-curricular
Jordan Czerniak, Ethan Moir
NEILBURG COMPOSITE SCHOOL SPIRIT WEAR
NCS has launched a new online store for spirit wear. We’ve partnered with EntripyShops to offer T-Shirts, sweat pants, shorts, hoodies, jackets, toques, bags and more. You can find our new store online at http://shop.ncstrojans.ca. A portion of sales is returned to the school for school events. We have ordered samples of some items. Once they arrive, you will be able to see how our logos look on the products.
Coupon Code: Use the coupon code ENTRIPYSHOPS10 for 10% off your order.
‘BACK TO SCHOOL SOLUTIONS” FOR FALL STUDENT SCHOOL SUPPLIES
Back to School Solutions is a company that provides a purchasing service for your Fall school supplies. Each student has been sent a form home with the instructions and the list of school supplies needed for next school year on the back. You are not in any way obligated to purchase your supplies through this company, but the parents who have in the past have been very pleased with the quality of the products and the ease of getting their supplies. Instructions are on the form for ordering through the school or online. Orders are delivered to the school before school starts for parent pickup and they contain name labels for all items.
If you are ordering through the school your order must be in by June 21st. If ordering online you can order until August 4th.
REPORT CARD PICKUP
We are once again asking parents to send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the school if you are unable to pick up your child’s report card on the morning of June 30th.
CANADA DAY JULY 1, 2017 MANITOU LAKE REGIONAL PARK
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE Free admission
PANCAKE BREAKFAST (7-10am) REGISTRATION/GUESTBOOK (8-3pm)
HISTORY BOOK SALES (All Day) SHOW ‘N SHINE (all day)
OPENING CEREMONIES (10am) FACE PAINTING (10am)
BOOTH (11-4pm) BOUNCY HOUSE (all day)
BINGO (11-12AM + 7-8PM) Horseshoe TOURNAMENT (tba)
SLO – PITCH tournament PETTING ZOO (11-4pm)
SAND DIG (ALL DAY) MINI PONY RIDES (11-4PM)
KIDS GAMES/ACTIVITIES (1-2pm) LIVE ENTERTAINMENT (1-5)
1 UP GAMING (2-5pm) BEER GARDENS (2-10:30pm)
CAKE (3pm) QUILT RAFFLE AND DRAW (3pm)
WAGON RIDES (3:30-5:30 + 7-8:30PM) PHOTO BOOTH (All Day)
SUPPER (5-7pm) AUTO EXTRACTION DEMO (7PM)
EVENING ENTERTAINMENT FIREWORKS (11PM) Sponsored by Manitou lake Canada 150 committee
Neilburg Library is hosting a concert by Lee and Sandy Paley
At 2:00 p.m. on August 16th. It is going to be a celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday
and our Summer reading Program windup. We will have Tanya Zakall here to do face-painting
starting at 12:00 noon. Come and enjoy with us this fun, high energy and interactive one hour show.
Please mark your calendars!
The Summer Reading Program is themed “Canada” this year. Please stop by the Library
After June 21 so your child can get the free stuff and register for the Programs. Watch Facebook for upcoming things to do.
Summer Employment with The Manitou Pioneers Museum Inc.
The Manitou Pioneers Museum Inc is planning to hire a student(s) for the summer months from July 1 to August 31. The position is for shower house attendant for the museum campground. The number of hours will vary depending on the number of visitor’s using the facility. The job will pay $11 per hour. The student will be trained by a Campground Committee member. There are applications in the school office if you are interested. The closing date for applications is June 15th. Please contact Dianne Wakefield at 306-823-7107 if you have any questions. We hope that this job opportunity will interest you!
BUSINESS ADVERTISEMENTS – PAID ADVERTISEMENTS If your business would be interested in putting a paid advertisement in the school newsletter, please contact Cathy at the school (306-823-4313). The newsletters go out weekly (usually Wednesday). Any ads would have to be into the school by 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning. The school email is firstname.lastname@example.org, the fax is 306-823-4403 or you can drop them off. The cost is $10 per advertisement per week. *As usual our community announcements will be published free of charge.