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Week at a Glance- January 27 to January 31

Week at a Glance- January 27 to January 31
Posted on 01/26/2020
Week at a Glance

Hello Centennial Comets!

Family Literacy Day
Monday, January 27 is Family Literacy Day.  Family Literacy Day is dedicated to raising awareness around the importance of reading and engaging in literacy activities as a family.  To support Family Literacy Day, all students will receive a booklet with lots of fun literacy activities that can be completed as a family. 

Tallack’s Karate Kids Program
The Tallack’s Karate Kids program starts on Tuesday, January 28 for interested students in grades 1 to 5.  A reminder that program forms and payment are due back to the school as soon as possible. 

Colour House Pajama Day
On Thursday, January 30, all students are encouraged to wear their pajamas for our Centennial Colour House Pajama Day. 

LDSB Labour Updates
The school is closed to all students Wednesday, January 29, due to a one-day provincial strike by members of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario.  For more information regarding LDSB Labour Updates please visit the LDSB website at:  https://limestone.on.ca/

Staffing News
We would like to take this opportunity to share some staffing news with the Centennial community. Mr. Caldwell, our grade 5/6 teacher, will be starting his leave on Friday, January 31. We wish Mr. Caldwell all the best and we look forward to working with him again in September. 
We would like to welcome Mr. Tiffany back to our Centennial community.  Mr. Tiffany will begin his role as our new grade 5/6 teacher starting on Monday, February 3.

Choices at Calvin
The Limestone District School Board offers students entering Grade 7 the opportunity to participate in a variety of unique learning environments including Challenge, LEAP, ATLAS and Extended French Immersion programs. Applications for these programs open on Monday, January 27 and will remain open until Friday, February 21. 
Calvin Park PS will offer a “Choices at Calvin” information night for all current Grade 6 students and families. This will include information on the Core, Challenge, LEAP and Atlas programs. The information night will be held on Wednesday Feb. 5th at 6:00 p.m. in the LCVI cafetorium.  The presentation will last approximately 30 minutes, which will include a question and answer period.
Please visit https://www.limestone.on.ca/programming/choices_at_7  for more information including the application process and deadline dates.

Week Ahead
Monday, January 27
Family Literacy Day
Tuesday, January 28
Tallacks Karate Begins
Wednesday, January 29
ETFO planned one-day strike- School closed
Thursday, January 30
Colour House Pajama Day
January Recognition Assembly at 10:00
Friday, January 31
PA Day- No School for students

Upcoming Dates
Month of February
Black History Month
Wednesday, February 5
Choices at Calvin Information Night at 6:00pm
Week of February 10 to February 14
Literacy Week
Monday, February 10
School council meeting at 6:00pm
February 11 to February 19
Scholastic Book Fair
Monday, February 17
Family Day- No school
Wednesday, February 19
Term 1 reports go home
Thursday, February 20
Indigenous Family Network Night
Monday, February 24
JK, SK and Gr. 2 Dental Screening
Wednesday, February 26
Pink Shirt Day