Sept. 13, 2017
Neilburg Composite School Newsletter
Sept. 15 Welcome week BBQ–burgers $2.50;cheeseburgers $3; hot dogs $2
Sept. 19 Elementary Coupon Book Fundraiser kickoff
Sept. 25 PCD – no classes
Sept. 29 Terry Fox Walk – starting at 2:20 pm
Oct. 9 Thanksgiving – no classes
Oct. 16 Division PD – no classes
Oct. 20 School Picture Day
Nov. 8 Picture retake day
Nov. 9 Remembrance Day Assembly 2:30 pm
Nov. 13 No classes
Nov. 27 PCD – no classes
Dec. 22 Last day of classes before Christmas Break
Due to severe allergies among the students at NCS, the school requires that everyone avoid bringing any items with nut products, eggs that are not baked into an item or animals to the school. Our students’ health depends on your cooperation. Thank you.
STUDENT REGISTRATION FORMS The Division requires parents to fill out yearly registration forms for their students. This ensures that we have the correct contact information for our families in the event of an emergency. Also, to note any medical or other pertinent changes to info. There will be a magnetic calendar included if you have not already received one and insurance forms. On the back of the forms are instructions on how to sign up for SchoolCash. We encourage all parents to sign up for this time saving feature. When you sign up you will also be notified of upcoming events for your child.
Parents please notify the school if your child is going to be absent. Parents will receive an automated phone call for any unexcused absences.
SPIRIT WEEK Sept. 11-15
Monday – Sports Day
Tuesday – Twin Day
Wednesday – Western Day
Thursday – 80’s Day
Friday – Crazy Hat day and BBQ
ELEMENTARY COUPON BOOK SALES
The K-5 students are once again selling the coupon books. There are several local businesses with coupons again this year, which makes it a great way to support our community. The cost of a coupon books is $25 and the school makes $10 for each book sold. The money raised goes towards field trips, special events and treats for the K-5 students.
There are daily draws and a huge prize draw at the sales end. The coupon books will be for sale starting Tuesday, Sept. 19th. Each student will be given one coupon book to take home and sell. If your family does NOT wish to sell or buy a coupon book, please contact the school. Also, extra books are available at the school if you want to sell more than one. Please send a note with your child or call the school to get more books sent home.
If you do not have a student selling books and want to buy one, please contact a K-5 student or call the school at 306-823-4313. If you are a NCS parent you can also purchase coupon books online at SchoolCash.
Thank you to the parents and the community for your great support!
Junior Girls Volleyball – Ms. Chammartin
This is the schedule for the junior volleyball teams this fall.
Grade 7 Girls’ Volleyball (Tripleball)
Sept. 19th - @ Neilburg
Sept. 26th - @ Lashburn
Oct. 3 - @ Maidstone Rink (Mini-Mega Tournament)
Oct. 10th - @ Neilburg
Oct. 17th - @ Maidstone
Oct. 24th - @ Neilburg (Final Games – play 4 regular games to 25pts.)
We will need drivers on Sept. 26th to Lashburn, Oct.3rd to Maidstone, and Oct. 17th to Maidstone. Please let me know if you are available to drive on any of those days AND how many players you can take.
Grade 8/9 Girls’ Volleyball
Sept. 14th - @ Maidstone Wed. Sept. 20th – Practice (after school)
Sept. 21st - @ Neilburg Tues. Sept. 26th - Practice
Sept. 28th - @ Neilburg Tues. Oct. 3rd - Practice
Sept. 29th/30th - @ Maidstone Rink (Mega Volley) Wed. Oct. 11th - Practice
Oct. 5th - @ Neilburg Tues. Oct. 17th - Practice
Oct. 12th - @ Maidstone Wed. Oct. 25th – Practice
Oct. 13/14 - @ Marshall (Tournament)
Oct. 19th - @ Lashburn
Oct. 26th - @ Neilburg (Battle River Play-offs) *starts at 9:50am
Oct. 28th – Northwest District Play-offs (TBD)
We will need drivers on Sept. 14th to Maidstone, Sept.29th/30th to Maidstone, Oct. 12th to Maidstone, Oct. 13th/14th to Marshall, and Oct. 19th to Lashburn. Please let me know if you are available to drive on any of those days AND how many players you can take.
YOUTH GROUP KICKOFF
Friday.Sept.15, 7-10pm for Grade 7-12 students. Outdoor activities at Wade and Charmaine Graham's. Dress to be outside. If you need a ride be at the E-Free church by 6:45.
WELLNESS IN MANITOU (WIM’s Gym)
The WIM board has made a few changes to their rules.
In order to be consistent with what rules are in other gyms – gym users must be 16 years of age and accompanied by a parent until they are 18 years of age at which time they may use the gym on their own.
Only members 18 years of age and older will be given the combination to the gym.
The board also decided to decrease the gym fees:
New fees are: Per person: $100 for 6 months or $150 per year
Couples ( married or common law living in same residence) $250 per year
Seniors: 65 years and older $100 per year
Drop in fees (for out of town users) - $5 ( must be accompanied by a gym member)
We are having a Fall Promotion. Renew or buy a membership by October 31st and your name will be put into a draw for a gift basket!