Oct 23

October is Mi’kmaq Heritage Month

October is Mi’kmaq Heritage Month in Nova Scotia. The theme this year is A’tukwen – Communication. The oral tradition is a main focus of this year’s theme, reflected in the stories and culture of the Mi’kmaq people passed down from generation to generation. More information can be found at the following links:

Glooscap Heritage Centre

http://www.glooscapheritagecentre.com/index.html

Office of Aboriginal Affairs

http://www.novascotia.ca/abor/office/what-we-do/public-education-and-awareness

Mi’kmaq Rights Initiative

http://mikmaqrights.com/

 

Mi’kmaq Resource Guide

http://novascotia.ca/archives/virtual/mikmaq/

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Oct 20

PW HITS 100 Followers!!!!!!

Our school Twitter account now has 100 followers…Don’t miss out …join the community in following our school.

Follow us at

ParkWest@parkwestHRSB

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Oct 20

BabySitting Course

BABYSITTER BASICS PROGRAM

WHEN: FRIDAY OCTOBER 24th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHERE: PARK WEST SCHOOL

WHAT TO BRING: infant sized doll, pencil, snacks and lunch

COST: $40 taxes included

(see website for more details regarding materials needed)

REGISTER and PAYMENT AT :

 http://www.safechoice.ca/?p=1450

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Oct 08

PWS FORMS on SCHOOL WEBSITE

Parent Information Forms

NOW POSTED UNDER PARENTS TAB ON MAIN MENU.

Please find links to Information forms Park west is asking families to complete.

PWS Media Release Forms.

School Cancellation – Early Closure  form.

HRSB Medicine Sheet.

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Oct 02

October Cafeteria Menu

October Menu is now posted on Homepage…Look under Parents Tab!!!!!

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Oct 01

Take Our Kids to Work Day!!!!

Attention Parents and Students of Gr.9. 

Wednesday, Nov. 5 is Take Our Kids to Work Day. 

Please sign and return Consent Form by October 27th for your son/daughter to their homeroom teacher. 

Link for more information:

Consent Form

 

http://www.thelearningpartnership.ca/what-we-do/student-programs/take-our-kids-to-work

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Sep 30

GET PWS TWEETS via TEXT!!!!!

Want to stay connected to Park West Twitter?  Simply send a text message,

follow  ParkWestHRSB

 to 21212

and recieve Park West Tweets to your mobile device via text message.

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Sep 24

Safe Arrival Needs Your Help

Safe Arrival Needs Your Help:

We need just one volunteer each morning for about one hour beginning at 8:45 a.m. If you are interested in helping or would like more information please contact Ms. Beth Landers, one of our school secretaries, at 457-7800 or blanders@hrsb.ca.

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Sep 17

Our School Newsletter – PWS UPDATE

Our school newsletter – PWS UPDATE – will be published approximately every two weeks. It will be the only item sent home from school printed on yellow paper. Printed copies will be sent home with the youngest student in each family. It will be posted on the school website. You may also wish to receive it electronically via e-mail. If you wish to be among the first to receive the latest editions of our school newsletters by having it sent to your e-mail address simply e-mail your request to Mr. Carter at dcarter@hrsb.ca   We urge you to read each edition thoroughly and to keep past issues for reference. Here at Park West we value good communication. We are striving to keep you informed and involved. 

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Jun 19

Reminder to all School Volunteers

The HRSB Student Protection Policy is now fully implemented. All individuals who wish to volunteer in the school on a regular basis, or who wish to be a chaperone for a school trip, must complete Police Records and Child Abuse Registry Checks in advance. The following are required: (1) A completed Department of Community Services Form B2 – Consent to Disclosure of Information which can be found at:   http://gov.ns.ca/coms/families/abuse/ChildAbuseRegister.html. This search must be updated every three years.(2) A certified and true copy of a criminal records check completed in the three months preceding volunteering. This check must be updated every three years. Copies of completed documents for both must be on file in our office. Forms are also available on our school website or from the school office. For more details visit the HRSB website at www.hrsb.ca

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