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Centennial Weekly Update November 8

Centennial Weekly Update November 8
Posted on 11/11/2020

Centennial Weekly Update
November 8, 2020


See Yourself in Limestone: Student Census

School boards across the province are asking students to complete this census to identify and eliminate discrimination and bias from schools and classrooms. In Limestone, See Yourself in Limestone Student Census will take place the week of November 23, 2020. The data collected through the census will help us learn more about our students – their backgrounds, experiences and needs.

The Census will be available for families to preview beginning November 9, 2020 on the Board website. There are three versions of the census: one for Kindergarten to Grade 3 students, which will be completed by families at home, a census for students in Grades 4 to 6 and a census for students in Grades 7 to 12. Students in Grades 4 to 12 will complete the survey during class time. Please watch for additional information in the coming weeks.

Queen’s WiSE (Women in Science and Engineering) Virtual EngSci Day

This is a FREE event to promote young girl’s interest in STEM through hands-on experiments and presentations completely accessible from home.

Who?     For girls in Grades 1-6
Where? Virtual and run over Google Classroom
When?   November 14-15. The Google Classroom will be open from 9am on November 14 until 9pm on November 15. They will post new videos on the morning of each day and each participant will be able to complete them on their own time.
How?    They will send a list of household materials for each experiment as well as the Google Classroom link to registered emails before the event to allow time to gather materials for the experiments.

Registration link: http://connections.campbrainregistration.com/

Open from now until Wednesday, November 11.

Email wise.engsciday@engsoc.queensu.ca if you have any questions!

 

Daily Symptom Screening

The screening guidance to be done every morning before students come to school can be found at https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/. Please feel free to call the school if you have any questions or are unsure whether your child should stay home from school.

 

School Spirit Wear Clothing

Our Parent Council is selling school clothing and it is available to purchase online by visiting the following link:  https://specialtytrophies.ca/centennialps/ Items and pricing are on the website.

The online store will be open for the whole school year and families may purchase clothing at any time during the year. If your order is in by November 17, then delivery will be guaranteed before the Winter Break. Show your Comet pride!

 

Upcoming Dates
Nov. 2                Virtual School Council Meeting at 6 pm
Nov. 11             Remembrance Day Assembly
Nov. 14, 15      Queen’s WiSE (Women in Science and Engineering)
Nov. 16-20       Bullying Prevention Week
Nov. 19             Pink Shirt Day
Nov. 20             Progress Reports will be sent home
Nov. 23             Student Census Launch

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